Hamilton-Maineville Primary School Blog

Blog Entries - 2016

LMIS hosts parent session on digital safety

Posted on: November 8, 2016

As a parent or guardian, are you concerned with how technology has changed the way students communicate? Little Miami will host on special parent information session presented by CBTS on digital safety on Monday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the intermediate

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Update transportation enrollment forms by July 31

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Since frequent changes in transportation increase the possibility of putting students in an unsafe situation, the Little Miami Local School District has updated its transportation policies. All students will be dropped off at their home address unless a

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LM on 90-min delay for Wednesday, Feb. 10

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a 90-minute delay on Wednesday, Feb. 10 due to inclement weather. Students will begin their school day 90 minutes later than the typical day and morning bus service will run on a 90-minute delay as well. Morning

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Info about early release for Friday, Jan. 22

Posted on: January 21, 2016

The Little Miami Local School District will release students two hours earlier than usual on Friday, Jan. 22 due to possible heavy snowfall.Afternoon kindergarten and afternoon preschool will be canceled. Morning kindergarten will be released one hour

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Holiday greetings to those overseas

Posted on: December 20, 2016

Just before heading out on winter break, families at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School made sure those serving overseas would have a happy holiday, too: They donated enough items to fill 118 Stockings for Soldiers, all of which are headed for a unit in

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LM receives $3,000 Patterson library grant

Posted on: November 27, 2016

Little Miami Local Schools received a $3,000 grant last week from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school libraries. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points”

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2nd grade concerts Dec. 7

Posted on: November 27, 2016

Mark your calendar for Hamilton-Maineville Primary School's second grade holiday concerts on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Due to the size of our classes, there will be two concerts that evening: 6:30 p.m.: Miller, Macomber, Walker and Cleary 7:30 p.m.: Schlemmer, P.

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Get tickets for Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 3

Posted on: November 26, 2016

Little Miami High School Student Government is sponsoring Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3rd from 8-11 a.m. at the high school. The event promises to be full of holiday cheer with a little something for everyone. The Jolly Holiday

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Maineville Movie Night Nov. 4

Posted on: October 31, 2016

Get ready for some fall fun as the Hamilton-Maineville Primary School PTO hosts Family Movie Night on Friday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m.

The event will feature "Angry Birds: The Movie," plus food, drinks and more.

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Under investigation: Pumpkins

Posted on: October 21, 2016

With the advent of fall comes a proliferation of those roundish, orange gourds. But just how much does one know about the pumpkin? Students at Hamilton-Maineville know quite a bit, thanks to a recent educational pumpkin investigation! Second graders learned

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Master plan community meetings scheduled

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Little Miami has been working on a master plan for the future and the district needs your input. The public is invited to a series of community meetings discussing the future of Little Miami Schools. All meetings will be held in the Little Miami High School

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Digging into fossils

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Some Hamilton-Maineville Primary students recently worked on an archaeological dig without even leaving their school. Students in Lisa Walker's second grade class recently unearthed fossils -- and even some very small dinosaurs! -- hidden in sand

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Homecoming Spirit Week Sept. 26-30

Posted on: September 27, 2016

The march toward a Homecoming victory against Northwest begins with Spirit Week, Sept. 26-30. Hamilton-Maineville Primary students are invited to dress according to the Spirit Week schedule: Monday, Sept. 26: Red, White and Blue Monday Tuesday, Sept.

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Planned power outage Sept. 1

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Little Miami Schools will once again this year participate in the PowerShare program sponsored by Duke Energy. As a participant in the program, Little Miami agrees to briefly shut down power at planned peak times, and in exchange, receives a rebate from Duke.

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Don't miss Welcome Back Night Sept. 9

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Learn more about Hamilton-Maineville Primary School and have some fun doing it as the PTO hosts a Welcome Back Night on Friday, Sept. 9 from 6-9 p.m. Along with food and games for children, teachers will host mini-sessions on building curriculum, including

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Text message service to begin Sept. 14

Posted on: August 26, 2016

The Little Miami Local School District will soon offer a new text messaging service to our families beginning on Sept. 14. Little Miami uses SchoolMessenger to deliver email newsletters and all-call messages, and now will begin using the same service to send

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Maineville picture day Aug. 24

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Back to school time means time for fall pictures. Picture day for Hamilton-Maineville Primary School is Wednesday, Aug. 24.

Order forms will be coming home with your student soon. Parents are also able to order online at MyLifetouch.com.  Picture Day ID: JC506103Q0.

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School offices closed until July 27

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Offices at most Little Miami school buildings are now closed for summer. Offices will reopen on July 27, 2016. The high school office will be open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. throughout the summer. The Little Miami central office and

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Field day fun

Posted on: May 25, 2016

The end of the school year means there's a little time to have fun and celebrate a years-worth of hard work. Students at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School got to do just that at Field Day. Everything from jump ropes to parachutes to a four-way tug of war

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Save the date: 2016-17 Open House times announced

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Open house dates for the 2016-2017 School Year: Salem Twp. Primary & Elementary School Preschool: Monday, Aug. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Kindergarten: Monday, Aug. 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Third Grade: Tuesday, Aug. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fourth Grade: Tuesday, Aug.

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A big carnival 'thank you!'

Posted on: May 16, 2016

From the LM PTO Carnival Co-Chairs:    This year’s spring “Around the World” PTO carnival was a great success! We received nothing but praise from staff, parents and students! With the nice weather; attendance was down a little

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Attendance areas, start times released for '16-'17

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Continuing growth in enrollment at Little Miami has prompted the district to approve a plan to help ease the crowding of the district’s youngest students for the next school year. For the 2016-2017 school year, all of Little Miami's preschool and

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1st grade spring concerts May 11-12

Posted on: May 10, 2016

The schedule has been announced for the first grade spring concerts. All performances will be in the Little Miami High School auditorium. Wednesday, May 11 - Maineville students 6:15 p.m. Arrival / 6:30 p.m. performance: Jordan, Ellen, and Carpenter 7:15

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PTO Carnival coming May 6

Posted on: April 20, 2016

The Salem Township, Maineville and Butlerville Elementary PTOs will be hosting the "Little Miami Around the World Carnival" for students and their families on May 6. The carnival will take place at Little Miami High School from 6-9 p.m. and will include

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Fine Arts Festival coming Apr. 23

Posted on: April 8, 2016

The gymnasium at Little Miami High School has played host to dances, basketball games and pep rallies over the years. But on Saturday, April 23, the gym will be transformed into a display space for more than 1,000 pieces of art. The Little Miami Fine Arts

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Don't bug me, I'm reading!

Posted on: March 31, 2016

While most people try to avoid six-legged creepy crawlies, students at Hamilton-Maineville Primary have been celebrating all things bugs during their Right to Read Week. "Don't Bug Me...I'm Reading!" was the theme for a week-long event focused on fun and

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Science & More Night Apr. 7

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Enjoy science experiments and channel your inner Einstein when Hamilton-Maineville Primary hosts its Science and More Night on Thursday, Apr. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Students and their families are invited to try out science experiments, hear an author talk by Cheryl

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Operation Street Smart drug education event Apr. 3

Posted on: March 16, 2016

Heroin. Marijuana. Meth. Bath salts. These substances are in the headlines on a daily basis. To better inform parents and the community on the present danger of drugs and drug abuse, Little Miami Local Schools will host an informational session on Sunday,

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History comes alive at Wax Museum

Posted on: March 14, 2016

When Steve Jobs gets in the same room with Benjamin Franklin, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Thomas Edison and Annie Oakley, you know it's a special occasion! These Americans and many others could be seen in the halls of Hamilton-Maineville Primary School

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Scholastic Book Fair runs through Mar. 11

Posted on: March 8, 2016

The Book Fair is coming to Hamilton-Maineville Primary Thursday, Mar. 3 - Friday, Mar. 11.   Students and families can visit the Fair during Open Shopping on Thursday, Mar. 10, from 3:30-7 p.m.   Access our Book Fair homepage

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Celebrating 100 days of school

Posted on: February 11, 2016

Elementary students around Little Miami are 100 days smarter as they celebrated reaching the 100th day of the 2015-16 school year last week. At Hamilton-Maineville, students brought in 100 of their favorite items to show their fellow classmates

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Raegan Malblanc: Elementary School Counselor

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Feb. 1-5, 2016 is National School Counselors Week and to mark the occasion, here is a quick Q & A with the Little Miami elementary grades counselor Raegan Malblanc. Q. How long have you been a counselor at Little Miami?A. This is my ninth year as a

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Little Miami hosting Parent Resource Fair for gifted students

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Little Miami parents looking for resources for their gifted students should mark March 5 on their calendars: That's the date of the Hamilton County ESC's Parent Resource Fair, to be held at Little Miami Intermediate School from 9 a.m. to noon. Parents will

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Delayed start on Thursday, Jan. 28

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a scheduled 90-minute delayed start on Thursday, Jan. 28 for the purpose of teacher in-service. Students will begin their school day 90 minutes later than the typical day and morning bus service will run on a 90-minute

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Time to nominate your favorite teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Is there a Little Miami teacher who has made a positive impact on you or a student you know? Do you know a teacher who goes above what it is expected and strives to make each of his or her students achieve at the highest level? If so, nominate that

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