Little Miami High School Blog

Blog Entries - 2018

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Breakfast with Santa coming Dec. 8

Posted on: November 20, 2018

Little Miami High School Student Government invite you and your family to enjoy a holiday breakfast and morning full of Christmas cheer! Wear your favorite holiday pajamas and come for Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8 to 11 a.m. Enjoy a

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Halloween fun

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Contestants from The Price is Right mingled with unicorns and vampires in the hallways of Little Miami High School during Halloween this year. Check out the photos!

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Interim grade policy changed

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Beginning with the second grading quarter, Little Miami will no longer be sending home interim grade reports. Little Miami families have access to ProgressBook and their student's grades daily. Teachers update Progress Book every Monday. Due to the

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Conferences coming Nov. 15

Posted on: November 6, 2018

LMHS parent/teacher conferences will be held on Nov. 15 from 3:30-7 p.m.  Please use the following link to schedule a

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Stuff the Bus food drive through Nov. 2

Posted on: October 25, 2018

LMHS Student Government is hosting a Stuff the Bus food drive through Nov. 2, with donations benefitting the Morrow Food Pantry.  Students and members of the public may donate canned goods and non-perishable food items to fill a school bus with needed

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The Outsiders on stage Oct. 25, 27, 28

Posted on: October 24, 2018

Are you a have or a have not? Are you a Greaser or a Soc? Little Miami High School Theatre’s latest production explores life on both sides of the tracks in the play “The Outsiders,” running Thursday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Oct. 28. While

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Class of 2019 yard signs on sale now

Posted on: October 15, 2018

Attention Class of 2019: Let the neighbors know you're a proud Little Miami graduate by ordering your LM yard sign. Proceeds benefit the 2019 After Prom event.

Download the order form here.

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DI informational meeting Oct. 18

Posted on: October 11, 2018

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 Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.

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Update on LMHS

Posted on: October 4, 2018

The following email was sent to Little Miami High School families on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 5:15 p.m. Dear Little Miami High School families, I am writing to provide an update on the situation that occurred at the high school on Wednesday, Oct. 3. To recap:

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2 LMHS students named commended scholars

Posted on: September 21, 2018

Two Little Miami students recently earned recognition for their outstanding academic talents. Seniors Konnor Klercke and Molly Wilson have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students

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Financial Aid workshop Oct. 2

Posted on: September 17, 2018

Families of high school juniors and seniors and their students are invited to attend Little Miami High School's annual Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. A financial aid representative from Wright State University will be in attendance

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Homecoming & Spirit Week on the way!

Posted on: September 17, 2018

The march toward a Homecoming victory against Northwest begins with Spirit Week, Sept. 24-28. Homecoming ParadeThe 2018 Homecoming Parade will step off 5:30 p.m. from Little Miami Jr. High School and will again circle the campuses of Little Miami Jr. High

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Drug awareness program coming Nov. 1

Posted on: September 5, 2018

The Little Miami School District invites parents to attend a unique drug awareness program called “Right Under Your Nose” on Thursday, Nov. 1 at Little Miami Intermediate School.   This is an adults-only program that will include a realistic

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Mahon named School Nutrition MVP

Posted on: August 30, 2018

An ongoing concern for students’ well-being both inside and outside of the classroom recently earned Little Miami High School assistant principal Nate Mahon recognition from the Ohio School Nutrition Association. Mahon was named the SNA’s 2018

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Delayed start coming Aug. 27

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a scheduled 90-minute delayed start on Aug. 27 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 delay as

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Parent-teacher conferences Sept. 20

Posted on: August 23, 2018

Little Miami High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 3:30-7 p.m.

Sign up for time slots by using this link: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Little_Miami_High_School

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Tour chorale garners medals, memories

Posted on: August 6, 2018

Two gold medals and twelve days’ worth of amazing memories. Those are what the Little Miami Tour Chorale and Director Sarah Baker brought home with them from their European tour this summer. The focal point of the tour chorale’s July trip to

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New faces coming to LM classrooms

Posted on: August 6, 2018

Little Miami has rolled out the welcome mat for a new group of educators as more than 30 new teachers have been hired for the 2018-2019 school year. From preschool to high school math, these educators will be leading classrooms in all buildings. A new

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Update on schedules, Gateway and bus info

Posted on: August 2, 2018

As of Aug. 2, here is an update on student schedules, Registration Gateway and bus routes:   The Registration Gateway link to update student information is now working. You may now follow the instructions received in communication from your

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Mercy clinic open house Aug. 10

Posted on: August 2, 2018

Mercy Health Cincinnati will open its fifth school-based health center at Little Miami School District’s Intermediate School this school year. Construction is set to be complete on Aug. 3 and the center will start seeing patients on Aug. 13. The health

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LMHS open house Aug. 10

Posted on: July 30, 2018

Little Miami High School's open house for the 2018-2019 school year will be held Friday, Aug. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Students and families will follow a modified class schedule as follows: Advisory          5:00-5:10 p.m. 1st Period

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LMHS parking passes on sale Aug. 6

Posted on: July 23, 2018

Attention LMHS juniors/seniors: Parking passes for you go on sale Aug. 6. All others may purchase parking passes beginning Aug. 13 (first day of school). The complete printable form is here.

 

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Enjoy it again: Class of 2018 graduation video

Posted on: May 25, 2018

For those unable to attend the commencement exercises for the Little Miami High School Class of 2018, Wright State University has provided a link to the live stream of the

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'18-'19 school supply lists announced

Posted on: May 25, 2018

School supply lists for the 2018-2019 school year have been announced. Click the appropriate grade level for your list. Grades 9-12 Grades 7-8 Grades 5-6 Grade 4 Grade 3 Grade 2 Grade

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School offices on summer hours

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Little Miami school offices are now operating on summer hours. All school offices, with the exception of the high school, will close for the summer on Thursday, May 31. They will reopen on July 30. The high school office is open daily, 6:30 a.m. to 3

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New family welcome July 26

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Little Miami is putting out the welcome mat for all families who are new to the district. On Thursday, July 26 at 5:30 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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Farewell to the Class of 2018

Posted on: May 20, 2018

On Sunday, May 20, students in the Little Miami High School Class of 2018 crossed the stage at Wright State University’s Nutter Center and accepted their diplomas. This year’s graduating class of 308 garnered more than $4 million scholarships and

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Class of 2018 collects scholarships, awards

Posted on: May 19, 2018

Seniors from the Little Miami High School Class of 2018 were recently honored for outstanding achievement and for garnering dozens of scholarships from local organizations. The Class of 2018 accepted more than $4 million in scholarship offers from

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LMHS earns silver medal from U.S. News

Posted on: May 19, 2018

U.S. News and World Report released their 2018 Best High Schools report and Little Miami High School is ranked #75 in Ohio out of 822 public high schools and #18 in all high schools in the Cincinnati area. This ranking earns LMHS a Silver Medal. U.S. News

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Class of 2018 graduation slated for May 20

Posted on: May 18, 2018

Commencement exercises for the Little Miami High School Class of 2018 will be held Sunday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University. To view a live feed of the ceremony, click this

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Graduation May 20 at Nutter Center

Posted on: May 18, 2018

Commencement exercises for the Little Miami High School Class of 2018 will be held Sunday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University. To view a live feed of the ceremony, click this

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DI teams headed to globals

Posted on: May 17, 2018

The Little Miami Destination Imagination 2018 tournament season has already been one for the record books!  For the first time in Little Miami DI history, three teams are moving on to the global Finals to represent Little Miami and Ohio against teams

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Panther PowerUp devices to be collected after exams

Posted on: May 10, 2018

With the first year of the Panther PowerUp program winding down, it soon will be time for high school students to return their device back to the district for summer maintenance. Seniors will begin returning their devices May 10. They must turn in your

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19 inducted into French Honor Society

Posted on: May 10, 2018

It takes a lot of practice to learn a second language, but harder work still to excel at that new language. Nineteen Little Miami High School students have excelled so much at learning French that they were recently inducted into the French National Honor

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Open house schedule changes for 18-19 school year

Posted on: May 10, 2018

It is officially back-to-school time when those annual Open House nights roll around in August, but sometimes that open house experience can be a little hectic. In response to parent feedback, Little Miami has changed the way it will host open houses for the

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Students ranked nationally on French exam

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Little Miami language students Hunter Bishop and Nilli Tayidi have ranked nationally on the 83rd annual Le Grand Concours, a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Students were evaluated for their written,

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AFJROTC celebrates year of accomplishments

Posted on: May 7, 2018

The Flying Panthers of the LMHS Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps celebrated their first year of accomplishments at an awards ceremony on Friday, May 4. The young men and women of AFJROTC OH-20171 shared a meal with families and group leaders

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AP testing begins May 7

Posted on: May 6, 2018

Advanced Placement (AP) exams begin Monday, May 7 and continue through May 18. All exams will take place in the multi-purpose room unless otherwise noted. Students need to be seated in their testing room by 7:30 a.m. for a morning exam and by 11:30 a.m. for

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Honoring the Class of 2018's Best of the Best

Posted on: May 2, 2018

Little Miami High School took time to honor the Class of 2018''s top 10 highest achieving seniors at an Academic Signing event on Tuesday, May 1. These students--who will attend Stanford, Purdue, Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati,

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Choirs earn superiors at state

Posted on: May 1, 2018

The Little Miami Select Women's Chorale continued its long record of high achievement by earning top ratings at the state level for the 13th straight year. The Little Miami Select Mixed Choir and the Select Women's Chorale earned superior ratings at the

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Preisler wins Franklin B. Walter award

Posted on: April 27, 2018

An outstanding Little Miami High School senior recently received the prestigious Franklin B. Walter Scholarship from the Warren County Educational Services Center. Sarah Preisler received the scholarship that is given to one student from each Warren County

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LMHS earns College Success Award

Posted on: April 27, 2018

Little Miami High School learned this week that it is one of the first group of the regions’s high schools to win the GreatSchools.org College Success Award. The College Success Award recognizes 814 public schools across nine states that have made

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2 LMHS teams win at Tech Prep Showcase

Posted on: April 26, 2018

Two teams of students from Little Miami High School won top prizes in the recent Tech Prep Showcase, featuring teams from high schools all over the Greater Dayton area. Two separate teams won in the Interactive Media/Web Development categories. First place

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Thornbury wins Muñoz scholarship

Posted on: April 25, 2018

A Little Miami High School senior was one of the top 18 honorees in Cincinnati to win an Anthony Muñoz Foundation Straight “A” scholarship. Daniel Thornbury won a $2,000 scholarship from the foundation, whose scholarship program honors

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Gasper, Woods named Project Excellence winners

Posted on: April 24, 2018

Little Miami Superintendent Greg Power recently had the pleasure of surprising two district staff members with the news that they had been selected this year’s Area Progress Council’s Project Excellence award winners. Little Miami Intermediate

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Fine Arts Fest coming April 28

Posted on: April 23, 2018

The gymnasium at Little Miami High School has played host to dances, basketball games and pep rallies over the years. But on Saturday, April 28, the gym will be transformed into a display space for hundreds of visual art pieces. The Little Miami Fine Arts

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Conferences, job fair coming April 26

Posted on: April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 26 is a busy night for students of Little Miami High School. The school will host parent-teacher conferences that evening from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Schedule a conference here: https://ptcfast.com/schools/Little_Miami_High_School_2 In

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'Mary Poppins' coming April 13, 14, 15

Posted on: April 5, 2018

‘Twill be a practically perfect way to spend an evening when Little Miami High School Theatre presents the Disney and Broadway classic musical “Mary Poppins” April 13, 14 and 15 at LMHS. Enjoy classic numbers like “Chim Chim

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State testing affecting LMHS school day schedule

Posted on: April 5, 2018

Little Miami High School will make adjustments to its school day schedule during the days that students will be taking state mandated tests. All students currently enrolled in Algebra I or geometry will be completing their state testing on April 17 and

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Q&A: A minute with LMHS drama directors Ken & Tara Lydy

Posted on: April 3, 2018

This spring’s presentation of “Mary Poppins” marks the end of the third year that drama directors Ken and Tara Lydy have worked with Little Miami High School students. During that time, the couple has seen students stretch themselves in a

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Benbow, Swisher win art awards

Posted on: March 26, 2018

The artistic talent of two Little Miami High School students recently earned them recognition from a regional art competition. Alison Benbow and Joseph Swisher were recognized as winners in the regional Scholastic Art Awards. Benbow won a gold key for her

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Schmucker, Purintun headed to BPA nationals

Posted on: March 26, 2018

Two Little Miami High School students advanced to national-level competition after finishing in the top five at the Business Professionals of America Ohio Leadership Conference March 8-9. Students in business, information technology and digital media arts

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LMHS teams earn awards at Hackathon

Posted on: March 26, 2018

The world’s next innovation in home safety and security may come from a team of Little Miami students. Little Miami High School students were high achievers in the recent Miami Valley Teen Coding Challenge, a contest that asked students to brainstorm,

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Loftin, Cooper win volunteer awards

Posted on: March 26, 2018

Two Little Miami High School seniors have been recognized for their efforts in volunteering to improve their communities. Shaun Loftin and Tyler Cooper were recently notified that they had earned recognition from the Prudential Spirit of Community

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LM Schools closed Wednesday, March 21

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21, 2018 due to inclement weather.

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2018 Prom coming Apr. 21

Posted on: March 18, 2018

Little Miami High School will host Prom on Saturday, April 21 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Oasis in Loveland. Prom tickets will be sold immediately after school in room 214. Tickets will be sold for $65 from April 3-6. Tickets will be $75 from April 9-13.

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LM seeking 3.6 mill bond issue for construction

Posted on: March 9, 2018

On the May 8 ballot, Little Miami Local Schools will seek voter approval of a 3.6 mill bond issue for building construction and additions to accommodate the district's growing enrollment. This will be the second attempt to pass a bond that would generate

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LM Schools closed Wednesday, Feb. 7

Posted on: February 6, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 7 due to inclement weather.

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LM Schools on 90-min. delay on Monday, Feb. 5

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Little Miami Schools will be on a 90-minute delayed start on Monday, Feb. 5 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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Thanking our school counselors

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Little Miami is pleased to recognize all of our school counselors during National School Counseling Week Feb. 5–9, 2018. Little Miami is proud to recognize counselors who work in partnership with parents as they encounter the challenges of raising

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Winter formal Saturday, Feb. 10

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Tickets are on sale now for the Little Miami High School winter formal, to be held 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10 at LMHS. The dance is a Sadie Hawkins Ladies' Choice dance. Tickets are $10 at lunch and are on sale through Friday, Feb. 9 All non-Little

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Youth Choir Festival Feb. 17

Posted on: February 5, 2018

If your young person has ever heard the Little Miami Select Choirs and dreamt of joining them one day, a special upcoming event is a chance to make that dream come true. The Little Miami Tour Chorale will host a Youth Choir Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on

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LMHS juniors to take ACT on Feb. 27

Posted on: January 24, 2018

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, all Little Miami High School juniors will be taking the ACT at school as part of a state-mandated administration of the test. In addition, all other students in grades 9, 10, and 12 will not attend school that day. Those students will be

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Parent-teacher conferences Feb. 8

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Little Miami High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 3:30-7 p.m.

Sign up for time slots by using this link: https://ptcfast.com/schools/Little_Miami_High_School_2

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Nominate a teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 19, 2018

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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LM Schools closed Tuesday, Jan. 16

Posted on: January 16, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16 due to poor road conditions and inclement weather.

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LM Schools to release 2 hours early on Jan. 12

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Due to predicted inclement weather, Little Miami Local Schools will dismiss school two hours early on Friday, Jan. 12. 

Both A.M. and P.M. kindergarten and preschool will be canceled as well.

All evening activities will also be canceled.

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LM Schools closed Monday, Jan. 8

Posted on: January 8, 2018

 Little Miami Schools will be closed on Monday, Jan. 8 due to inclement weather.

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Little Miami closed Friday, Jan. 5

Posted on: January 4, 2018

 

Little Miami Schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 due to inclement weather.

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LMHS wins state Momentum Award

Posted on: January 3, 2018

Little Miami High School recently learned it has earned an award for helping students grow even beyond state achievement goals. LMHS earned the State Board of Education’s Momentum Award for the 2016-2017 school year. This award recognizes schools that

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LM again named to AP Honor Roll

Posted on: January 2, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools recently learned it was named to the 8th annual AP Honor Roll by the College Board. Only 433 districts across the United States and Canada earned the distinction of being listed in the Advanced Placement Honor Roll. This is

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