Hamilton-Maineville Primary School Blog

Blog Entries - 2019

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PTOs help students with gift giving

Posted on: December 18, 2019

It is better to give than to receive, the old adage goes. And while some boys and girls are looking forward to what Santa might bring this time of year, those same children enjoy giving a gift or two themselves. The Hamilton-Maineville PTO gave students a

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Holiday concert a success!

Posted on: December 6, 2019

Second graders from Hamilton-Maineville Primary School rang in the holidays with a terrific music concert on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Check out the photos from the concert!

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Honoring our veterans

Posted on: November 15, 2019

Students and staff at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School recently took time to honor veterans at an all-school breakfast and assembly. In what has become a huge annual event, veteran guests of dozens of Maineville students were treated to poems and speeches

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Maineville Halloween fun!

Posted on: November 1, 2019

Students and staff at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School got into the Halloween spirit with costumes, snacks, games and other spooky fun.

Thank you to the Maineville PTO and parent volunteers for all of their efforts in making the day one to remember!

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2nd grade concert Dec. 4

Posted on: November 1, 2019

Second graders from Hamilton-Maineville Primary School will help you get in the holiday mood at their music concert on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Concerts will be at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Little Miami High School. The performance schedule is as follows: 6:30

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Sky Dome: The solar system in a gymnasium

Posted on: October 29, 2019

Hamilton-Maineville students traveled the solar system without ever leaving their gymnasium when the Sky Dome visited recently. Students crawled inside the large inflatable dome, which was illuminated like the night sky. Their "navigator" then used a digital

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Thank you to PTO for fun fall book fair!

Posted on: October 21, 2019

There are audio books and e-books, but nothing can compare to reading the real thing! A huge thank you to our Hamilton-Maineville PTO for hosting a fantastic Scholastic fall book fair for students and families. 

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Join Maineville's Veteran's Day breakfast Nov. 8

Posted on: October 15, 2019

Hamilton-Maineville Primary School will once again honoring veterans at a special breakfast on Nov. 8 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Veterans and their families are invited join students for an indoor veterans parade, breakfast and special program. Please download

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Maineville conferences coming Oct. 8, 15

Posted on: September 20, 2019

Hamilton-Maineville Primary School will host parent-teacher conferences on Oct. 8 and Oct. 15. Parents may schedule their conference times

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Homecoming Week Sept. 23-27

Posted on: September 18, 2019

The march toward a Homecoming victory against Southwest Ohio Conference rival Talawanda begins with Spirit Week, Sept. 23-27. Homecoming Parade: Friday, Sept. 27 at 5:30 p.m.Parade will follow the same route as last year from the junior high, around the high

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Planned power outage Sept. 10

Posted on: September 6, 2019

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 Tuesday, Sept. 10, the district will

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Roberts named JDRF ambassador

Posted on: August 30, 2019

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Southwest Ohio chapter recently chose a Little Miami second grader to serve as one of their youth ambassadors. Nathan Roberts from Maineville will be a member of the JDRF Youth Ambassador program for the 2019-2020

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First days of school: By the numbers

Posted on: August 16, 2019

Little Miami began the 2019-2020 school year with an enrollment of 5,195 students. This includes more than 800 new students who enrolled over the summer from our community, 20 different states and Canada. This enrollment number includes 352 new kindergarten

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Important dates for '19-'20 school year

Posted on: July 31, 2019

The countdown has begun for the 2019-2020 school year! Below are important dates for the month of August — including open house dates, schedule pick-ups and more — leading up to the first day of school on Aug. 15. Note for elementary (K-4)

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New family welcome July 25

Posted on: July 8, 2019

Little Miami is putting out the welcome mat for all families who are new to the district. On Thursday, July 25 at 5 p.m., all new LM students and families are invited to the Little Miami High School auditorium for the District Welcome Event. Families will

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LM readers blasting off into summer

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Little Miami's youngest readers are blasting off into a summer of great books after celebrating Right to Read week May 13-17. Students at Harlan-Butlerville and Hamilton-Maineville Primary Schools enjoyed a week of activities focused on reading and writing

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Field Day fun!

Posted on: May 21, 2019

A day with water fun, games and then a sweet treat? How can it be anything but good? That's what was in store for Hamilton-Maineville Primary students at their Field Day event. Students got to participate in a variety of contests organized by physical

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Creativity on display at Fine Arts Festival

Posted on: May 11, 2019

A rich diversity in musical and visual art was on display on May 4 at Little Miami's annual Fine Arts Festival.

Everything from video movie adaptations to a capella choral music could be enjoyed throughout the day. Below is a gallery of just a few scenes from the day.

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Disney takes over spring concert

Posted on: April 30, 2019

We stepped into the Mickey Mouse clubhouse, knew that we could fly, and realized it was all part of the circle of life! Audience members enjoyed several familiar Disney tunes at this year's Hamilton-Maineville Primary School spring music concert, thanks to

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Fine Arts Festival coming May 4

Posted on: April 29, 2019

Enjoy a sampling of music and visual art from across the district at Rhythms and Renderings, the Little Miami fine arts festival, on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Little Miami High School Music concerts from students in second grade to high school

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Fiona illustrator to visit Maineville

Posted on: April 3, 2019

New York Time's best selling illustrator Richard Cowdrey, best known for "Bad Dog, Marley" and "Fiona" about the Cincinnati Zoo's famous hippo, will visit Harlan-Butlerville Primary School Thursday, May 16 and Hamilton-Maineville Primary School on Friday, May

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1st grade spring concerts April 24

Posted on: April 3, 2019

Hamilton-Maineville Primary School will host its first grade spring music concerts on Wednesday, April 24 in the LMHS auditorium. Performances will be as follows: 6:30 p.m. (6:15 arrival): L. Creech, Stapleton, Grooms, C. Creech, Keller and Sagraves 7:30

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Maineville students bring history to life

Posted on: March 19, 2019

How do you get a ticket to an event where Clara Barton sits near Pocahontas, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares a table with Albert Einstein?  No tickets were necessary to speak with these American dignitaries because they all recently made an "appearance"

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Grandparent/Grand-Guest Night March 22

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Hamilton-Maineville Primary School will host its first annual Grandparent/Grand-Guest spaghetti dinner Friday, March 22, beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy an evening of sharing and making memories, and enjoy dinner as well. The evening includes spaghetti, salad,

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Science & More Night arrives April 16

Posted on: March 18, 2019

What happens when you blend science and technology with much-beloved fairy tales? Come find out at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School's Science and More Night, April 16, 5:30-7 p.m.  Hands-on STEM activities will be set up in the gymnasium, while

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Operation Military Angels helping service members

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Members of the United States Armed Services soon will be receiving care packages from the Little Miami area thanks to the efforts of a high school junior with a desire to help others. All buildings in the Little Miami Local School district are currently

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LM Schools closed Friday, Feb. 1

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Little Miami Schools will be closed Friday, Feb. 1 due to inclement weather.

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LM Schools closed Wednesday, Jan. 30

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to predicted bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills. 

All evening activities will be cancelled as well. 

See more info about the process that goes into making a school closure decision.

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Parent-student sock hop Feb. 8

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Grab your poodle skirt and your leather jacket and get ready for the Hamilton-Maineville Primary School sock hop on Friday, Feb. 8.

The Maineville PTO is sponsoring this parent-student dance from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Music and refreshments will be available. A pre-sale ticket flyer will be coming home with students.

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Building update meeting Jan. 24

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Residents of the Little Miami Local School district are invited to attend a public meeting on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. regarding the district's new construction projects, made possible by the passage of the May 2018 bond issue. The meeting will be held at Little

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LM Schools closed Jan. 16

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Little Miami Local Schools are closed for Wednesday, Jan. 16 due to inclement weather and slick roadways.

 

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