Harlan-Butlerville Primary School Blog

Blog Entries - 2019

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PTO helps 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 Harlan-Butlerville PTO gave students a

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Holiday concert a success!

Posted on: December 6, 2019

Second graders from Harlan-Butlerville Primary School rang in the holidays with terrific concert on Thursday, Dec. 5. Take a look at photos from the event!

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Terrific turkey time

Posted on: December 5, 2019

Some of Little Miami's youngest learners celebrated Thanksgiving with a variety of fun activities and tasty treats recently. First graders in Mariann Brusman's class at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School staged a play about the Pilgrims and their voyage to

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2nd grade holiday concert Dec. 5

Posted on: November 1, 2019

Second graders from Harlan-Butlerville Primary School will help you get in the holiday mood at their music concert on Thursday, Dec. 5. The concerts will be at 6:30 p.m. at Little Miami High School.

Students are asked to arrive 15 minutes before the concert and to dress nicely.

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Family spaghetti dinner Nov. 8

Posted on: November 1, 2019

Stay out of the kitchen on Friday, Nov. 8 and instead, join Harlan-Butlerville Primary School for dinner!

Butlerville will host a Family Fun Night and spaghetti dinner.

Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Harlan-Butlerville PTO.

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Butlerville Halloween fun!

Posted on: November 1, 2019

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

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

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Learning about energy in a fun way

Posted on: October 23, 2019

Students at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School got a fun lesson in energy efficiency and natural resources recently, thanks to the National Theatre for Children and Duke Energy. Students learned to help "defeat" the evil energy villain by turning off unused

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Thanks to PTO for fantastic 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 Harlan-Butlerville PTO for hosting a fantastic Scholastic fall book fair for students and families. 

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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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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, inflatables and a sweet treat? How can it be anything but good? That's what was in store for Harlan-Butlerville 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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Family cookout coming May 10

Posted on: May 8, 2019

Celebrate another successful school year at the Harlan-Butlerville Primary School cookout on Friday, May 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, live music from Greg Short & Friends, and inflatables provided by the Butlerville PTO.

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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 Harlan-Butlerville 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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Rep. Chabot shares book with students

Posted on: April 4, 2019

A special story time guest read to first and second graders at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School recently when a United States Congressman visited the school. U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot visited the school on March 28 and read the book House Mouse, Senate

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Fiona illustrator to visit Butlerville

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 concert April 25

Posted on: April 3, 2019

Harlan-Butlerville Primary School will host its first grade spring concert on Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the LMHS auditorium.

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Mad Potter Night March 22

Posted on: March 18, 2019

The Harlan-Butlerville PTO will host Mad Potter night on Friday, March 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the school. Each paying customer will receive an unfired ceramic mug to paint and decorate that evening, with help from instructors from the Mad Potter studio in

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Science & Fitness Night April 15

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Students and parents can channel their inner Einstein and participate in science experiments when Harlan-Butlerville Primary School hosts its Science and Fitness Night on Monday, Apr. 15 from 6-7:30 p.m.

This event is intended for the whole family!

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Celebrating the abilities of all

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Wouldn't the world be a little bit better if we could celebrate one another's gifts and abilities? That was the idea behind Different Abilities Awareness Week at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School Feb. 25-March 1. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one in

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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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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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