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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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View graduation live

Posted on: May 27, 2017

The Little Miami High School Class of 2017 will participate in graduation exercises on Saturday, May 27 at 6 p.m. at Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University. If you are unable to attend, you may watch the event live

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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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Honoring the best of the best

Posted on: May 10, 2017

Little Miami High School took time to honor the Class of 2017's top 10 highest achieving seniors at an Academic Signing event on Wednesday, May 10. These students--who will attend UC, Wright State, Xavier, Ohio State and Stanford, among others--are some

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ACT scores now available

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Students who participated in state and district testing and receive college-reportable scores on the ACT may view their scores and score report on a free ACT student web account. Scores are available online three to eight weeks after the test date, and are

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LM Select Choirs victorious again!

Posted on: April 28, 2017

The accolades continue to pile up for the the Little Miami Select Choirs. The Little Miami Select Mixed Choir earned a Superior rating in its category at the Ohio Music Educators State Adjudicated event on April 21. The ensemble, created in 2007, has

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Parent technology meeting May 15

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Little Miami High School will host a parent informational meeting regarding the district's new one-to-one blended learning initiative on Monday, May 15 at 7 p.m.  The initiative, called Panther PowerUp, will allow a student to have use of a

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AP testing May 1-11

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Little Miami High School will administer Advanced Placement exams May 1-11. The schedule is below.  Monday, May 1 (8 a.m.) - AP Chemistry Tuesday, May 2 (8 a.m.) - AP Computer Science and AP Spanish Language Wednesday, May 3 (8 a.m.) - AP

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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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Junior parent night coming April 27

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Attention parents of juniors: Senior year is just around the corner! The Little Miami High School Guidance Department will be hosting a Junior Parent Night on Thursday, April 27 at 6 p.m. in room 136/127. Counselors will be presenting information on what

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Sign up for parent-teacher conferences April 27

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Little Miami High School will host parent-teacher conferences and a spring job fair on Thursday, April 27. Sign up here for a conference with your student's teacher. The job fair will run 3:30-7 p.m. and will feature representatives from: UPS Kona

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LMHS testing begins April 19

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Little Miami High School will begin the final weeks of state testing starting April 19. The high school will run on a 90 minute delay schedule on all testing dates; transportation will run on a normal schedule.  On the dates that a student is testing,

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Leavengood wins scholarship

Posted on: April 17, 2017

The Evans Scholars Foundation recently announced that a Little Miami High School senior is a recipient of the Chick Evans Scholarship for caddies. Grant Leavengood was recently awarded the Evans Scholarship, a full tuition and housing college

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Mock crash coming to LMHS April 20

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Just in time for Prom season, Little Miami High School students will receive a vivid reminder about being safe behind the wheel. On Thursday, April 20, at 12:45 pm, Little Miami High School will stage a mock car crash at the school to reinforce the

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DI Team Players heading to globals -- again!

Posted on: April 13, 2017

The Team Players, Little Miami’s award-winning Destination Imagination team, will once again head to global competition this year, completing an amazing career for the team’s two seniors. The Team Players won first place in the senior level

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Smith, Jackson selected Project Excellence winners

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Congratulations to Little Miami High School band director Tabitha Smith and Salem Twp. Elementary teacher Jamie Jackson who were named the 2017 Little Miami winners of the Project Excellence award. Every year, two teachers from each Warren County school

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Class T-shirt sale extended

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Sale of high school class T-shirts has been extended to permit students to purchase prior to the end of the school year. Orders will be taken until April 21 and may be submitted to the office. See order forms below: Class of 2017 Class of 2018 Class of

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LMHS students participate in Tech Olympics

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Ten Little Miami High School students recently represented their school at the TechOlympics 2017, Cincinnati’s premiere technology competition and expo. TechOlympics brings together more than 500 high school students from the surrounding

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Agricola, Bienhoff, Peacock selected for Girls State

Posted on: March 28, 2017

Little Miami High School juniors Rachel Agricola, Riley Bienhoff, and Sara Peacock have been selected for Buckeye Girls State this summer. Buckeye Girls State is a weeklong program designed to educate Ohio’s young women in the duties, privileges,

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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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LMHS band, choirs earns top marks

Posted on: March 5, 2017

They've done it again! The Little Miami High School symphonic band, select mixed choir and select women's chorale recently garnered superior ratings at the OMEA District 13 Large Group Adjudicated Event. The LMHS symphonic band earned a "I" for their

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Q & A with 'Wizard of Oz' director Ken Lydy

Posted on: March 5, 2017

There are just a few short weeks before Little Miami High School’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” hits the stage on April 7, 8 and 9. We caught up with director Ken Lydy to ask about the cast, the crew and lions and tigers and bears! Q:

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Tickets on sale for 'The Wizard of Oz' at LMHS

Posted on: March 5, 2017

When Dorothy Gale falls into the Land of Oz, she has but one thing on her mind: Getting back to Kansas. The adventures that ensue as she travels the yellow brick road back home are part of the Little Miami High School drama program’s production of the

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LM named to AP Honor Roll

Posted on: March 1, 2017

Little Miami Local Schools recently learned it was named to the 7th annual AP Honor Roll by the College Board. Only 433 districts across the country earned the distinction of being listed in the Advanced Placement Honor Roll. Districts on the AP Honor Roll

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BPA students qualify for state competition

Posted on: February 14, 2017

Twelve Little Miami students have advanced to state-level competition after finishing in the top five at the Business Professionals of America regional competition recently. Students in business, information technology and digital media arts programs

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LM students place in SkillsUSA contest

Posted on: February 14, 2017

A Little Miami High School senior studying informational technology will move on to state competition after winning a local SkillsUSA competition. Anthony Blair will represent Little Miami at the SkillsUSA state competition after the recent regional

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Nguyen named National Merit finalist &Presidential Scholar candidate

Posted on: February 10, 2017

A Little Miami senior recently learned that she had been selected a National Merit Scholar finalist and as a candidate for the prestigious United States Presidential Scholars program. The Presidential Scholars program was established in 1964 by an executive

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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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Benbow earns Scholastic Gold Key for art

Posted on: January 31, 2017

A Little Miami student’s digital artwork will be moving on to national competition after winning a top regional award. Junior Alison Benbow recently learned that several pieces she had submitted to the annual Scholastic Art and Writing awards had

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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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LMHS Winter Formal Feb. 11

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Little Miami High School's winter formal dance, "The Sweetest Night," will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 7-10 p.m. at LMHS. Tickets will include dance admission, jumbo games and entertainment and specialty snacks! Tickets will be available

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Conferences, college & career fair at LMHS Feb. 9

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Little Miami High School will host a college and career fair during parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Feb. 9. Register for conference times here: https://ptcfast.com/schools/Little_Miami_High_School The following is a tentative list for schools

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Freshman 101 coming Feb. 15

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Parents of students who will be freshmen for the 2017-18 school year are invited to attend Freshman 101 on Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the high school. School counselors will go over important information regarding high school credits, athletic eligibility, the

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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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CC+ building meetings coming Feb. 9 & 15

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Little Miami will host building-level informational meetings regarding Ohio's College Credit Plus Program beginning in the month of February. Through the College Credit Plus program, qualified students in grades 7-12 can earn college credit prior to

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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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Class of 2017 yard signs on sale now

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Attention Class of 2017: Let the neighbors know you're a proud Little Miami graduate by ordering your LM yard sign. Proceeds benefit the 2017 After Prom event.

Download the order form here.

 

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College Credit Plus meeting coming Jan. 18

Posted on: January 2, 2017

Little Miami will host an informational meeting regarding the College Credit Plus program on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. in the Little Miami High School auditorium. Through the College Credit Plus program, qualified students in grades 7-12 for the 2017-2018

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Exam schedule announced

Posted on: October 30, 2017

Semester exams at Little Miami High School will take place during exam week beginning Dec. 11. Students must be in attendance during their scheduled exam period to take all exams. Exams may not be taken before or after their scheduled time.  Dec.

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Parent-teacher conferences Nov. 16

Posted on: October 30, 2017

Parent-teacher conferences will be held on Nov. 16 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Little Miami High School. You may set an appointment with your student's teacher(s)

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Select Women's Chorale invited to national event

Posted on: October 26, 2017

The Little Miami High School Select Women’s Chorale has been invited to perform at the premiere Music for All National Choir Festival, part of the 2018 Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis March 15-17, 2018. The Select Women’s Chorale

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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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LMHS students recognized by National Merit program

Posted on: September 30, 2017

Three outstanding students from Little Miami High School were recently recognized by the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program. Senior Sarah Preisler was named a National Merit semifinalist, and seniors Rachel Agricola and Coy Smearsoll were named National

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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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'You Can't Take it With You' coming Oct. 26, 28, 29

Posted on: September 29, 2017

When three generations of a madcap family live under one roof, pursuing their passions of everything from ballet to the manufacture of fireworks, only hilarity can ensue. That’s the scene to be set by Little Miami Theatre’s production of

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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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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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FAFSA workshop coming Oct. 4

Posted on: September 15, 2017

LMHS juniors, seniors and their families are invited to attend Financial Aid night on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the high school. This event will feature a FAFSA workshop led by a representative from the financial aid department of Wright

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Spirit Week coming Sept. 18-22

Posted on: September 15, 2017

The march toward a Homecoming victory against Talawanda begins with Spirit Week, Sept. 18-22. Little Miami High School students are invited to dress according to the Spirit Week schedule: Monday, Sept. 18: Woke Up Like This (pajamas) Tuesday, Sept.

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Homecoming 2017 coming Sept. 22-23

Posted on: September 15, 2017

The Little Miami Homecoming parade and dance will be held the weekend of Sept. 22-23. The parade will be held Friday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. on the campuses of Little Miami Jr. High and High School. Floats should be staged behind the junior high no later

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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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Gates is back, this time at LMJH

Posted on: September 14, 2017

A familiar face has returned to Little Miami Local Schools to help lead students in the seventh and eighth grade. Alison Gates, who at one time served as a Little Miami High School assistant principal, returned this year to Little Miami as assistant

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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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Board approves limit to sports fees

Posted on: August 27, 2017

Good news for families with multiple Panther athletes: There is now a limit on the amount of pay-to-participate fees you need to pay. On Aug. 22, the Little Miami Board of Education approved a family cap for pay-to-participate fees beginning with the current

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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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Sign-up for now for Sept. 14 conferences

Posted on: August 24, 2017

Little Miami high school will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 3:30-7 p.m.

Sign up here to meet with your student's teacher: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Little_Miami_High_School

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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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Schedule for Aug. 8 Open House

Posted on: August 5, 2017

The Aug. 8 Open House at Little Miami High School this year will allow students and parents to visit each of the student's classrooms. Here is the schedule of events, which begins at 6 p.m. Advisory: 6:00-6:10 pm 1st Period: 6:13-6:21

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17-18 Lunch Assignments

Posted on: August 5, 2017

Now the important stuff: lunch. Here is the lunch schedule for the 2017-2018 school year.

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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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Topmiller wins $10,000 scholarship

Posted on: July 17, 2017

A recent graduate of Little Miami High School received a scholarship to pursue her dreams from a surprising source: Taco Bell. Class of 2017 member Hannah Topmiller received a $10,000 scholarship from Taco Bell as part of their Live Mas Scholarship program.

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LMHS summer reading assignments

Posted on: June 29, 2017

LMHS students taking honors-level English classes have reading assignments for this summer. Check your assignment below: 9th Grade Honors 10th Grade Honors 11th Grade Honors AP

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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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Board approves new resources at LMHS

Posted on: March 30, 2017

Updated classroom resources and a one-to-one technology program will be coming to Little Miami High School next year after the Board of Education approved a measure at their recent meeting on March 28. The Board voted 4-1 to purchase new digital curriculum

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