Hamilton-Maineville Primary School Blog

Blog Entries - 2017

LM on 90-minute delay Wed Jan. 11

Posted on: January 11, 2017

Due to icing on some district roadways, Little Miami Local Schools will operate on a 90-minute delay on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

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LM on 90 minute delay for Friday, Jan. 6

Posted on: January 6, 2017

 Little Miami Schools will be on a 90-minute delayed start on Friday, Jan. 6 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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90-minute early release for Thursday, Jan. 5

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Due to inclement weather, Little Miami Local Schools will be releasing students 90 minutes early today, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Afternoon kindergarten and preschool will be canceled and all evening activities will be canceled. Morning kindergarten

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Breakfast with Santa coming Dec. 9

Posted on: November 30, 2017

Little Miami High School Student Government and the Jolly Old Elf invite you and your family to enjoy a holiday breakfast and a morning full of Christmas cheer on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 8-11 a.m. Wear your favorite holiday pajamas and join us for Breakfast

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Maineville Field Day fun!

Posted on: May 25, 2017

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 relay races to water events to

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Field Day Fun coming up!

Posted on: May 10, 2017

With just a few weeks left in the school year, it's time to think about Field Day! Each Little Miami school will hold its own Field Day event this year, including the high school. Field Day dates are: Friday, May 12: Little Miami High School Monday, May

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Celebrating our admin assistants!

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26 is Administrative Professionals Day, which highlights the important role of administrative professionals in all areas of our schools. In many ways, Little Miami’s administrative professionals are the face of the district, greeting

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Getting in touch with your inner scientist

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Student and parents alike got to participate in science experiments and channel their inner Einstein when Hamilton-Maineville Primary School hosted its Science and More Night on Thursday, Apr. 6 at 5:30 p.m. The school had both both student-led and

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Get ready for carnival time May 5!

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Get ready for games and fun at the Little Miami Disney Movies Carnival hosted by the Salem, Hamilton-Maineville and Harlan-Butlerville PTOs on Friday, May 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Little Miami High School. Enjoy annual favorites like games, raffle baskets,

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LMIS, Hamilton-Maineville under boil water advisory

Posted on: April 6, 2017

Due to a water main break near the UDF at U.S. 22-3 and Ohio 48, Little Miami Intermediate School and Hamilton-Maineville Primary School were both without water service for about two hours this morning, April 6. Water service was restored around 11:30 a.m.,

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Career Week culminates in Vehicle Day

Posted on: March 29, 2017

What did you want to be when you grew up? Students at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School got the opportunity to explore a number of occupations during their recent Career Week. To start the week, boys and girls dressed up in the costumes that represented

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Fine Arts Festival coming April 1

Posted on: March 27, 2017

The gymnasium at Little Miami High School has played host to dances, basketball games and pep rallies over the years. But on Saturday, April 1, 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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First grade spring concerts coming May 10

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Mark your calendar for the Hamilton-Maineville Primary School's first grade music concerts on Wednesday, May 10. 6:30 p.m.: Students from Pennix, Beel, Barnes, Ramsey and Ellen classes 7:30 p.m.: Students from Dicks, Edwards, Stall, Creech and Sagraves

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History comes to life at Wax Museum

Posted on: March 5, 2017

When Bill Gates leans over and asks Abraham Lincoln when recess begins, you know history is being made! Gates, Lincoln and other famous Americans could be seen at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School recently as students dressed as their favorite

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A good kind of clown visits Maineville

Posted on: February 14, 2017

It's a strange time indeed when a clown visit is met with trepidation. But at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School, a recent visit from a familiar clown was greeted by cheers and happy faces. Ronald McDonald recently visited students at Maineville to talk

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Coping with stress seminar March 6

Posted on: February 9, 2017

As school districts around the state of Ohio begin the spring testing season, it's a good time to remember that this time -- on top of all of the other things going on in our lives -- can be stressful for students, parents and teaching staff alike. Little

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Harlem Wizards return Feb. 9

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Get ready for trick hoops and alley oops: The crowd-pleasing Harlem Wizards will return to Little Miami on Thursday, Feb. 9. The Little Miami Youth Basketball Association will once again host the Harlem Wizards basketball team as they take on Little Miami

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College & Career Week coming March 6-10

Posted on: January 27, 2017

During the week of March 6-10, students at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School will be celebrating college and career week.  Each day of this week, students will be celebrating college and career readiness in different ways.  Monday, March 6:

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Focus groups gathering community input

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Little Miami continues to seek community input into its master planning process.

The district is hosting community focus groups on Monday, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m., both at Little Miami High School.

The public is invited to attend.

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Nominate a teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 17, 2017

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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Science and a little magic!

Posted on: January 3, 2017

Sometimes science can be made a little more exciting if a Jolly Old Elf is involved! Just before winter break, students in Angie Hoffman's science classes at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School learned about the principles of physical change of dry ice, which

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Family Fun Night coming Jan. 27

Posted on: January 2, 2017

Escape the winter doldrums and join the Hamilton-Maineville PTO at Family Fitness/Game Night on Friday, Jan. 27.

Get moving with relays and jump rope stations, along with Zumba, yoga and other fun activities. Healthy snacks and other activities are planned.

The event begins at 7 p.m.

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Maineville concert a success!

Posted on: December 14, 2017

Second graders from Hamilton-Maineville Primary School rang in the holidays with terrific concert on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Take a look at photos from the event!

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Students dazzled by BMX ace

Posted on: November 30, 2017

To youngsters who have only been riding their own bicycles for a short while, the skills of a recent visitor to Hamilton-Maineville Primary School were jaw-dropping. As a reward for a great school fundraiser, students recently enjoyed a performance by Matt

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2nd grade concerts Dec. 6

Posted on: November 30, 2017

Enjoy the sounds of the season when second grade students share their December music program on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Little Miami High School. Students are asked to arrive at the high school 15 minutes prior to the scheduled performance

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Tips for families in cold & flu season

Posted on: November 28, 2017

With cold and flu season upon us, please keep the following guidelines in mind when deciding whether or not to send your child to school. This will help to control the spread of infectious diseases at school and allow your child to be available for

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Learning about fire safety

Posted on: October 26, 2017

In observance of Fire Prevention Week, firefighters from the Hamilton Twp. Fire Department visited students at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School. Students learned about fire safety and about the tools and equipment that a firefighter uses, like a fire

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Update on natural gas incidents at Maineville, Salem Twp.

Posted on: October 23, 2017

For the third time in a week, students have been transported to Little Miami Junior High School after an odor of natural gas was detected outside a school building. On Oct. 18 and Oct. 20, this happened at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School. On Oct. 23, this

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LM counselors to host anti-bullying program

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Empowering students to be "upstanders" instead of by-standers in bullying situations is the aim of an upcoming parent program to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, hosted by the Little Miami School Counseling Department. The event will be held in the

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Board Candidates Night Oct. 16

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Community members will have the opportunity to meet the three candidates running for seats on the Little Miami Board of Education on Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Incumbents Bobbie Grice and Tony Niemesh are running for two open

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Destination Imagination info meeting Oct. 3

Posted on: September 30, 2017

Do you have or know of a student who enjoys the performing arts, engineering, construction, research, science and design? Then try D.I.!   An informational meeting to learn more about the Destination Imagination program will be held Tuesday, Oct. 3 at

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Celebrating everything apples

Posted on: September 29, 2017

First grade students at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School recently got a tasty lesson in history. On Sept. 26, all first graders celebrated the birth of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed. They learned about Chapman and his travels through Ohio in

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SchoolMessenger test call coming Oct. 5

Posted on: September 29, 2017

With falling leaves and falling temperatures comes an increased likelihood of inclement weather. In preparation for winter, Little Miami Local Schools will test our new SchoolMessenger phone and email notification system on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. Little

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LM working through Schoology issues

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Having problems with Schoology? We are, too! While Little Miami is excited to be able to provide the Schoology learning management system to students, parents and staff this year, the district has been less than thrilled with the rocky roll-out of the new

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Possible power outage on Sept. 22

Posted on: September 22, 2017

  Little Miami was notified late Thursday that Duke Energy could ask Little Miami Local Schools to curtail power usage as early as today due to high temperatures and peak usage on the Duke power grid.    As part of the PowerShare program,

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Mercy Health Fair coming Oct. 7

Posted on: September 16, 2017

Join Jewish Hospital-Mercy Health Women's Center for a day of health and wellness at the Women's Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Little Miami High School. In addition to free health screenings, there will be door prizes/raffles,

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90-min. delayed start coming Sept. 18

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a scheduled 90-minute delayed start on Monday, Sept. 18 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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Planned power outage Sept. 7

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Little Miami Local Schools will again this year participate in Duke Energy’s PowerShare program, a demand response program that rewards the district for adjusting energy consumption levels during peak times. On Thursday, Sept. 7, the district will

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Master plan update meeting Aug. 30

Posted on: August 27, 2017

After opening the year with another record high student enrollment, the plan to manage Little Miami's growth is more important that ever. The district will host a facility master plan update meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. in the high school

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Curriculum Nights coming Sept. 5, 7

Posted on: August 23, 2017

Parents and families of Hamilton-Maineville Primary students are invited to take a peek inside their students' classrooms at two separate Curriculum Nights on Sept. 5 and Sept. 7. First grade families are invited on Sept. 7 and second grade will be on the

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Info regarding solar eclipse Aug. 21

Posted on: August 18, 2017

On Monday Aug, 21, a rare near-total solar eclipse will be visible in the Little Miami area. While states further to the south will be able to see a total eclipse, residents in the Little Miami district will see a 91 percent partial solar eclipse. The

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25 new teachers join Little Miami

Posted on: August 9, 2017

Little Miami has rolled out the welcome mat to a group of 25 new educators for the 2017-2018 school year. From preschool to Air Force JROTC, these teachers will be leading classes across the district. A new teacher orientation was held on Friday, Aug. 4 and

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Bus schedules now online

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Little Miami bus schedules are now available online. You will need your student's six-digit lunch code/student ID for busing information. If you do not know your student's lunch code/student ID, contact your building secretary. Look up your student's

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LM to seek 3.7-mill bond in November

Posted on: July 28, 2017

After the sixth straight year of triple-digit enrollment growth and months of community input regarding district facilities, the Little Miami Board of Education voted Friday, July 28 to seek voter approval of a bond issue this fall. The Board voted 5-0 to

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You've got mail: Class placements mailed July 31

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Save wear and tear on your car: There is no longer a need to drive to several Little Miami schools to search posted class lists to find a student's class placement. For the 2017-2018 school year, Little Miami will be mailing a letter to families to notify

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New to Maineville? Join us for ice cream?

Posted on: June 29, 2017

If you are new to Hamilton-Maineville Primary, the folks there have a sweet way to get familiar with the school. All incoming 1st graders and any 2nd graders new to Little Miami should plan on attending the Hamilton-Maineville Ice Cream Social on

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School offices closed until July 31

Posted on: June 7, 2017

Offices at most Little Miami school buildings are now closed for summer. Offices will reopen on July 31, 2017. 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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2017-18 Open House dates announced

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Little Miami has announced the open house dates for the 2017-2018 school year. Little Miami High School Tuesday, Aug. 8, 6-8 p.m. Little Miami Jr. High Monday, Aug. 7, 5-7 p.m.: 7th grade and new 8th graders Tuesday, Aug. 8, 5-7 p.m.: 8th

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Supply lists for 2017-18

Posted on: May 24, 2017

School supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year have been announced.  Little Miami Preschool Supply List Hamilton-Maineville Primary Grades 1 & 2 Harlan-Butlerville Primary Grades 1 & 2 Salem Twp.

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