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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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Butlerville 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 Harlan-Butlerville Primary School got to do just that at Field Day. Everything from relay races to water events to

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Coming face to face with history

Posted on: May 22, 2017

What better way to learn about someone than to walk a mile in their shoes. Or maybe just their hat! History came to life for second graders at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School during their Famous Americans project recently. Students selected a

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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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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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Student mailing a letter

You've got mail--really!

Posted on: March 29, 2017

In a day when mailboxes are virtual and most mail is of the junk type, it is sweetly satisfying to receive a real letter. That is what students at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School are learning thanks to an in-school pen pal program. First and second grade

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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 music concert coming May 11

Posted on: March 6, 2017

All first grade classes from Harlan-Butlerville Primary School will perform their spring music concert on Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Little Miami High School auditorium.

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Box Tops winners have a ball

Posted on: March 5, 2017

Second graders at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School collected the most Box Tops in a recent contest and got a beachy reward for their efforts. The Butlerville PTO treated the winning classes to a beach ball volleyball party, where students could bat around

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Butlerville gets moving during Fun Run

Posted on: February 16, 2017

The music was pumpin', the students were runnin' and Harlan-Butlerville Primary School's recent Boosterthon Fun Run was a terrific success. First and second graders collected pledges, ran laps and raised funds for their school's PTO during the

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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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Fun Run coming Feb. 9

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Get ready to get moving! The Butlerville Fun Run is coming!  In an effort to reduce the number of fundraisers, the Harlan-Butlerville PTO has chosen to hold one main fundraiser this year, a fun and healthy alternative to catalog and food

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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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Puppets bring enchanted tales to Butlerville

Posted on: January 4, 2017

Just prior to Christmas break, students at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School saw fairy tales brought to life, thanks to a visit from Madcap Puppets.

Even students themselves got involved in the telling of Enchanted Tales.

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Butlerville Holiday a concert success!

Posted on: December 14, 2017

Second graders from Harlan-Butlerville Primary School rang in the holidays with terrific concert on Friday, Dec. 8. Take a look at photos from the event!

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Making a list, checking it twice at holiday shop

Posted on: December 14, 2017

A little bit of the North Pole made its way to Harlan-Butlerville Primary School recently, thanks to the Butlerville PTO's holiday shop.

The PTO hosted a pop-up shop for students to select and purchase small gifts for family members and friends, and also helped students wrap the gifts to take home.

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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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Spooky fun at Butlerville

Posted on: October 30, 2017

The Harlan-Butlerville PTO hosted a great school-wide Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 27, which included games, food, face-painting and the popular Witch's Nose! Check out all of the fun photos!

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Saddle up for Butlerville Family Night!

Posted on: October 26, 2017

Harlan-Butlerville Primary School will be hosting a Family Night Square Dance on Friday, Nov. 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Food trucks will be available for some "grub" before dancing begins. Food trucks to be in attendance are: Roadside Pittstop

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Learning about fire safety

Posted on: October 26, 2017

In observance of Fire Prevention Week, Harlan Township Fire Chief Andy Mitten and other fire personnel visited students at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School. The chief and his crew visited with each class and talked about fire safety. Students were invited

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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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State of the District event Oct. 10

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Little Miami will once again host a State of the District presentation on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. at Little Miami High School. District administrators will share reports on academics, technology, athletics, district financials and enrollment trend

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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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Spirit Week Sept. 18-22

Posted on: September 18, 2017

It's Homecoming Week at Little Miami and just like the high school, the elementary schools are getting into the spirit, too. Monday, Sept. 18 through Sept. 22 is Spirit Week. Students are permitted to dress differently each day in accordance with the

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Spirit Week Sept. 18-22

Posted on: September 18, 2017
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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 Night coming Aug. 31

Posted on: August 23, 2017

Harlan-Butlerville Primary School will host a Curriculum Night for parents on Thursday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. In addition to specific classroom routines and expectations, parents will learn about: Language arts Ohio Writing Project

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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 Butlerville? Join us for ice cream!

Posted on: June 29, 2017

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

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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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