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Blog Entries - 2020

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Donations for Local Non-Profits Needed

Posted on: December 4, 2020

Mrs. Staton's Service Learning & Leadership class at Little Miami Junior High has been working all semester long to research and support the missions of local non-profits. This December, students will work to collect vital supplies for these groups.

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Little Miami Schools Will Return to In-Person Learning Monday, Dec. 7

Posted on: December 4, 2020

Little Miami students will return to in-person learning on Monday, December 7, 2020. We believe the best and safest place for our students to learn is at school. It is our goal to keep students in school as long as that is a safe option. All VLA students will

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ALL PK-12 Little Miami Students Remote 11/30-12/4

Posted on: November 24, 2020

The health and safety of our students, staff and the Little Miami community will always be our top priority. Please understand that we must make decisions on behalf of over 5,000 students and in an unprecedented environment, that may lead to change and

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November 24 Board of Education Meeting

Notice of November Board of Education Meeting

Posted on: November 22, 2020

The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually and will be broadcast on Facebook Live. If you have a comment for the Board, please submit your comment

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No School for PK-6th Grade on November 20

Posted on: November 19, 2020

Little Miami Pre-K through 6th Grades will be cancelled Friday, November 20. Little Miami has determined that teacher absences and substitute shortages will exceed our ability to provide safe and adequate supervision & instruction for our students, and

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LMJH In-Person Students Move to Remote Instruction Through 11/24

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Little Miami Junior High in-person students are moving to remote instruction effective Friday, November 20 through Tuesday, November 24, 2020. The LM Tech Department will be on-site at the Junior High tomorrow to address device issues and assist with

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Remote Learning Expectations & Helpful Tips

Posted on: November 17, 2020

While the goal of Little Miami is to remain learning in-person as long as that is a safe option, we must be prepared in case there is a need to move to remote instruction or if your student is quarantined. To assist in making learning at home as successful as

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LMHS Will Remain in Remote Instruction Through Thanksgiving Break

Posted on: November 13, 2020

Little Miami High School will continue remote instruction through Tuesday, November 24th.  LM administration will continue to evaluate the safest option for LMHS as cases are reported and will inform students, parents, and staff if the remote

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Celebrating a Virtual Veterans Day

Posted on: November 11, 2020

Even though we could not have our beloved Veterans in the buildings this year to celebrate, LM students still made sure to honor them in special ways. Happy Veterans Day to all who have served or are serving! Thank you! At Butlerville, students decorated the

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LMHS Moves to Remote Learning 11/11-11/13

Posted on: November 10, 2020

Little Miami High School is moving to remote instruction effective tomorrow, 11/11/2020 through Friday, 11/13/2020. All other buildings will report to in-person school as normal.   All High School & Junior High extracurricular and

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BOE Meeting

Board of Education Special Meeting

Posted on: November 8, 2020

FYI: The Little Miami Board of Education will meet for a Special Meeting on Tuesday, November 10 at 7:00 PM at Central Office. Click here to view the agenda.  

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Thanksgiving Meals

Meals for Thanksgiving Break

Posted on: November 6, 2020

Thanks to our hard-working Food Services team, we will be offering FREE school meals for the Thanksgiving Holiday Break for families that would like them. Deadline to sign up is next Saturday, Nov. 14th! Please follow the links below for more information

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How the Tech Department Keeps Us Connected

Posted on: November 6, 2020

Staying connected while being apart has become an essential in this COVID-19 world. While connecting online seems as easy as turning on the power button, there is an entire team of hardworking tech professionals working behind the scenes to make sure

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Issue 12 Passes- Thank You Voters!

Posted on: November 4, 2020

Thank you to the voters and supporters of Little Miami for passing this much-needed levy renewal! This passage will allow the district to continue to collect the same amount of annual revenue it has done since this renewal was originally approved in 2011. It

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Feeding Little Miami Students for Success

Posted on: October 30, 2020

COVID-19 has enhanced many challenges throughout the community. However, here at Little Miami, our team of dedicated and child-focused staff members are always looking to take their abilities one step further. Food Services Director, Mrs. Rachel Tilford, and

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Board of Education Meeting

Posted on: October 25, 2020

The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, October 27th at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually and will be broadcast on Facebook Live. See the agenda HERE.

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Bringing Social Emotional Learning into the Classroom

Posted on: October 23, 2020

2020 has shown all of us just how important mental health is to our success in life, at home, and at work/school. Recognizing that self-care is vital to mental health and wellness, Little Miami wanted to find a way to supporting teachers and staff in their

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Little Miami High School Wins 2020 College Success Award

Posted on: October 22, 2020

We are proud to announce that LMHS has received GreatSchools.org’ 2020 College Success Award! The College Success Award recognizes and celebrates high schools, like ours, that demonstrate excellence in ensuring students are prepared to succeed in

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Free Meals Extended Through End of 2020-2021 School Year

Posted on: October 13, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be available to all children throughout the entire 2020-2021 school year. This unprecedented move is part of USDA’s unwavering commitment

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Important VLA/In-Person Update

2nd Semester VLA/In-Person Learning

Posted on: October 7, 2020

As indicated prior to the start of school, LM students have the option of changing learning platforms (VLA or in-person) at semester break. Students who are satisfied with their current learning platform do not need to do anything to remain in that

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LM schools closed until April 3

Posted on: March 12, 2020

At Little Miami Local Schools, the health, safety and well-being of students and staff are top priorities. With several confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) now in Ohio, district officials want to make sure to reinforce preventive safety

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Meals Purchased Before September 8 Reimbursed

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Great news hungry Panthers! All meals purchased during the 2020-2021 school year, prior to September 8, will be reimbursed to your student’s lunch account balance. This reimbursement only applies to breakfast and lunch meals and does not include snacks

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Joshua’s Place Donates LM Water Bottles for Every K-4 Student!

Posted on: September 24, 2020

It truly takes a village! Here in the Little Miami community, we are thankful to partner with so many generous groups who are always ready to jump in and help support our students. After identifying the need for student water bottles in Little Miami K-4

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COVID-19 Dashboard Now Online!

Posted on: September 22, 2020

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and Governor DeWine issued a new general health order that provides mandatory requirements for school operations and reporting of COVID-19 data for both parents and school officials. Parents or guardians of students, and

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All students to receive free meals thru December

Posted on: September 5, 2020

All Little Miami students will receive free school meals beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, thanks to recent action taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. All students in all buildings will be offered school breakfast and school lunch at no charge. The menu

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More mental health support available for students

Posted on: September 5, 2020

Little Miami has increased the level of mental health services available to students this year, recognizing that many young people are in need of support in navigating an increasingly complex world. Little Miami now has three full time mental health

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Families need to update immunizations

Posted on: August 28, 2020

Ohio law requires that students returning to school be up-to-date with their immunizations. Students have 14 days from the start of school to update these immunizations, but many families are behind on their wellness visits due to COVID-19.   Mercy

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Remote learning for unexpected closures

Posted on: August 23, 2020

Little Miami has worked very hard to make sure students and staff can return to – and stay in – our buildings this school year. Little Miami has also tried to be clear with students and staff that there is some risk returning to

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LM pushes school start dates back to Aug. 24, 26

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools has announced that it will be pushing back the opening dates of school for the 2020-2021 school year by one week. The first day of school for grades 5-12 will now be Monday, Aug. 24. The first day for grades PreK-4 will be

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LM announces plans for 2020-2021 school year

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools recently released its draft plans for returning students to Little Miami buildings for the 2020-2021 school year. The Return to Learn draft plan provides for two options for Little Miami families: Face-to-face instruction in LM

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Year-end pick up plan for Butlerville families

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Important year-end dates have been announced for Harlan-Butlerville Primary families. The last day of new on-line instruction will be May 15. During the week of May 18, teachers will have some optional fun online activities planned. There is also a

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'Beautiful Oops' brings students together

Posted on: March 2, 2020

Each Little Miami student is on their own educational journey, and one never knows when some of the most meaningful learning might come from a person just a year or two older! More than 30 Little Miami Junior High ReCo Ambassadors recently visited

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New calendar drops delayed starts, staggers first day of school for '20-'21

Posted on: March 2, 2020

Regular 90-minute delayed starts for teacher in-service are now a thing of the past at Little Miami after the Board of Education approved a modified calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. On Feb. 26, the Board also approved a staggered start to the coming

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LM Schools on 90-min delay Feb. 28

Posted on: February 28, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools will operate on a 90-min delay for Friday, Feb. 28 due to inclement weather and slick roadways. 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

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LM Schools on 90-min delay Feb. 27

Posted on: February 27, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools will operate on a 90-min delay for Thursday, Feb. 27 due to inclement weather and slick roadways. 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

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Volunteers needed for Junior Achievement

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Parent and community volunteers are needed at grades 1 through 4 to help Little Miami students learn about economics and the career world through the Junior Achievement program.  What is Junior Achievement? Junior Achievement is

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Valentine's Day Fun!

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Students at Harlan-Butlerville Primary School got a sweet send-off to a long weekend during their in-school Valentine's Day party.

The Butlerville PTO sponsored several fun activities in the gym for all students to enjoy. Check out the photo gallery below!

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LM Schools closed Friday, Feb. 7

Posted on: February 7, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools are now closed for Friday, Feb. 7 due to inclement weather and slick roadways.

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Nominate a teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 29, 2020

Is there a Little Miami teacher who has made a positive impact on you or a student you know?  If so, nominate that teacher for Project Excellence, a program that aims to identify exceptional educators who demonstrate excellence in instruction or

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6 LM schools earn Purple Star award

Posted on: January 15, 2020

All six school buildings within the Little Miami Local School District were recently recognized for their commitment to serving students and families connected to the United States armed forces. On Jan. 15, the Ohio Department of Education announced the 94

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