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Blog Entries - 2016

LMIS hosts parent session on digital safety

Posted on: November 8, 2016

As a parent or guardian, are you concerned with how technology has changed the way students communicate? Little Miami will host on special parent information session presented by CBTS on digital safety on Monday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the intermediate

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Update transportation enrollment forms by July 31

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Since frequent changes in transportation increase the possibility of putting students in an unsafe situation, the Little Miami Local School District has updated its transportation policies. All students will be dropped off at their home address unless a

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LM on 90-min delay for Wednesday, Feb. 10

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a 90-minute delay on Wednesday, Feb. 10 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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Info about early release for Friday, Jan. 22

Posted on: January 21, 2016

The Little Miami Local School District will release students two hours earlier than usual on Friday, Jan. 22 due to possible heavy snowfall.Afternoon kindergarten and afternoon preschool will be canceled. Morning kindergarten will be released one hour

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Get tickets for Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 3

Posted on: November 26, 2016

Little Miami High School Student Government is sponsoring Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3rd from 8-11 a.m. at the high school. The event promises to be full of holiday cheer with a little something for everyone. The Jolly Holiday

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Support #TeamJess with books!

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Students at Little Miami Intermediate School are collecting new books to help out one of their fellow classmates. LMIS is currently hosting a "Books for Jess" book drive in honor of sixth grader Jessica Voge, who is currently undergoing

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It's a parade of pumpkins!

Posted on: October 22, 2016

Looking for a great pumpkin decorating idea for this year's celebration? Look no further than the pumpkins currently on display at Little Miami Intermediate School. Each year, the LMIS PTO sponsors a decorating contest for both grades five and six. Each

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LMIS marks Red Ribbon Week Oct. 24-28

Posted on: October 22, 2016

During the week of Oct. 24-28, Little Miami Intermediate School will observe Red Ribbon Week to remind students about the dangers of illegal drugs. The Red Ribbon Celebration provides a time to emphasize the positive aspects of drug-free lives and

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LMHS sponsoring drug abuse roundtable

Posted on: October 12, 2016

Little Miami High School will host a family informational night on drug abuse and the heroin epidemic on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The high school will screen the film "Chasing the Dragon," a short documentary by the Federal Bureau of

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Master plan community meetings scheduled

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Little Miami has been working on a master plan for the future and the district needs your input. The public is invited to a series of community meetings discussing the future of Little Miami Schools. All meetings will be held in the Little Miami High School

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Young scientists in action

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Some very serious scientific investigation has been going on inside Little Miami Intermediate School. Sixth graders -- like these from teacher Robin Prewitt's class -- have been studying the effects of acids and bases on various liquids. Students used

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Spirit Week contest Sept. 26-30

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Little Miami Intermediate School is turning Homecoming Spirit Week into a friendly competition. Teachers will be keeping track of the number of students who dress up for spirit week. The class with the most students participating will win the Spirit trophy

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PTO Box Tops contest underway

Posted on: September 20, 2016

The Little Miami Intermediate School PTO is asking you to be a Box Top hero and possibly win your student's class an ice cream party. The PTO is collecting Box Tops until as part of their fall Box Tops contest. Families are asked to clip Box Tops, save

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Planned power outage Sept. 1

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Little Miami Schools will once again this year participate in the PowerShare program sponsored by Duke Energy. As a participant in the program, Little Miami agrees to briefly shut down power at planned peak times, and in exchange, receives a rebate from Duke.

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Text message service to begin Sept. 14

Posted on: August 26, 2016

The Little Miami Local School District will soon offer a new text messaging service to our families beginning on Sept. 14. Little Miami uses SchoolMessenger to deliver email newsletters and all-call messages, and now will begin using the same service to send

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Baldwin named WCSWCD Educator of Year

Posted on: August 25, 2016

A Little Miami educator’s ongoing efforts to teach her students about the wonders of nature have garnered her countywide recognition. Stephanie Baldwin, a sixth grade teacher at Little Miami Intermediate School, was recently named the Conservation

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LMIS Picture Day Aug. 25

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Back to school time means time for fall pictures. Picture day for Little Miami Intermediate School is Thursday, Aug. 25.

Order forms will be coming home with your student soon.

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New administrators join Little Miami

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Little Miami Local Schools has welcomed several new faces to lead buildings and programs for the 2016-2017 school year. Four new administrators began their first year at Little Miami on Aug. 10, two of whom – Dan Distel and Nate Mahon - were hired

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Car rider procedures for 2016-17

Posted on: August 11, 2016

In order to help ease traffic congestion at the Intermediate School, review these Car Rider Procedures for the 2016-17 school year:

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Band instrument info for LMIS

Posted on: August 7, 2016

Here's important information for LMIS sixth graders who will be participating in band this year.  On Monday, Aug. 8, Buddy Rogers will be at the Intermediate School from 5 to 8 p.m. to answer any questions you might have about the leasing process.

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New to LMIS? Come to the social!

Posted on: August 1, 2016

If you are new to Little Miami Intermediate, the folks there have a sweet way to get familiar with the school. All incoming 5th graders and any 6th graders new to Little Miami should plan on attending the LMIS Ice Cream Social on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 5

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LMIS Open House Aug. 8

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Parents and students are invited to meet teachers and staff members at the LMIS open house on Monday, Aug. 8. Students and their families may explore the building and speak with building administrators. Also on hand will be the LMIS PTO and a

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School offices closed until July 27

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Offices at most Little Miami school buildings are now closed for summer. Offices will reopen on July 27, 2016. 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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Save the date: 2016-17 Open House times announced

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Open house dates for the 2016-2017 School Year: Salem Twp. Primary & Elementary School Preschool: Monday, Aug. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Kindergarten: Monday, Aug. 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Third Grade: Tuesday, Aug. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fourth Grade: Tuesday, Aug.

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Fun Run brings in $10k

Posted on: May 20, 2016

The music was pumpin', the students were runnin' and Little Miami Intermediate School's recent Boosterthon Fun Run was a terrific success. Fifth and sixth graders collected pledges, ran laps and raised $10,000 during the event on May 19. The Fun Run,

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Rockets teach about force, motion

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Ever dreamed about traveling to space? How would you design a vehicle to launch yourself into the stratosphere? Sixth grade students at Little Miami Intermediate School took a closer look at space travel and tried their hand at rocket design when a team of

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Get pumped for the Fun Run May 19

Posted on: May 11, 2016

The Little Miami Intermediate School PTO will once again host the Boosterthon Fun Run on May 19. The Fun Run is special day where students learn about fitness, leadership, and character all while having a great day with their friends.  LMIS is hosting

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Stock market team headed to NYC

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Look out New York City: Four young ladies from Little Miami Intermediate School are about to make a big splash on Wall Street. Sixth graders Justine Cline, Carly Boldman, Lauren Holt and Mara Briscoe will be traveling to New York on an all-expenses paid trip

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Book Fair coming May 9-13

Posted on: April 28, 2016

The LMIS  "Feelin' Groovy Book Fair" is coming soon! The Book Fair will be open for student shopping Monday, May 9-Friday, May 13. Book Fair details and online shopping can be found

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LMIS raises funds 1 penny at a time

Posted on: April 20, 2016

One penny won't buy you much these days, but when that penny has a LOT of other pennies working with it, it's amazing what they can accomplish! Students at Little Miami Intermediate School raised $1,397 last week in just pocket change during their Penny Wars

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LM art teacher part of Cinci Zoo rain barrel project

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Lori Wahnbaeck, art teacher at Little Miami Intermediate School has been selected to paint rain barrels as part of the fourth annual Rain Barrel Art Project, an initiative designed to educate the community about water conservation and pollution caused by

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Fine Arts Festival coming Apr. 23

Posted on: April 8, 2016

The gymnasium at Little Miami High School has played host to dances, basketball games and pep rallies over the years. But on Saturday, April 23, 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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LMIS PTO sponsoring Penny Wars

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Check under those sofas, lift those car mats, and dig through your purse to help a great cause! Starting the week of Apr. 4, the LMIS PTO will be holding Penny Wars for 5th and 6th grade. The proceeds this year will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma

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Distel hired as new LMIS principal for '16-'17

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Steady growth in Little Miami classrooms is prompting the need for additional teachers and support personnel for the coming school year. The Little Miami Board of Education took action recently to hire eight new teachers and a new principal at Little Miami

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State assessments at LM begin Apr. 11

Posted on: March 31, 2016

The Little Miami Local School District will begin administering state assessments on Monday, Apr. 11. Federal and state laws require all districts to assess all students in specific grades and courses. Little Miami students in grades 3­-10 will take both

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Tayidi wins state, national recognition for investment essay

Posted on: March 16, 2016

A Little Miami sixth grader’s proposal for an investment app has won her state and national recognition from a financial markets foundation. Nilli Tayidi recently learned that her essay was selected tops in the state of Ohio and tenth out of more than

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Operation Street Smart drug education event Apr. 3

Posted on: March 16, 2016

Heroin. Marijuana. Meth. Bath salts. These substances are in the headlines on a daily basis. To better inform parents and the community on the present danger of drugs and drug abuse, Little Miami Local Schools will host an informational session on Sunday,

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Vance moves on to state geo bee

Posted on: March 15, 2016

Little Miami Intermediate School’s recent geography bee champion has learned that he will advance to state competition. Andrew Vance, a sixth grader at Little Miami Intermediate School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee in

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Lending a hand to those in need

Posted on: February 16, 2016

  Teaching students reading and math in a classroom can come with many challenges. But teaching students to be better citizens outside of the classroom may be even harder still.   Students at Little Miami Intermediate School have had several

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State senator recognizes LMIS 6th grader

Posted on: February 16, 2016

A Little Miami Intermediate School student was recently recognized by a state senator for her outstanding performance in the Special Olympics. Sixth grader Taylor Wittenauer was congratulated by State Sen. Shannon Jones recently for winning first place in

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Tapping creativity in the LMIS MakerSpace

Posted on: February 11, 2016

What was once the school library is nowadays called a media center, because along with the books there are now computers and other high-tech tools for learning. In the Little Miami Intermediate School media center, room has been made for

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Dawn Gasper: Little Miami Intermediate School Counselor

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Feb. 1-5, 2016 is National School Counselors Week and to mark the occasion, here is a quick Q & A with the Little Miami Intermediate School counselor Dawn Gasper. Q. How long have you been a counselor at Little Miami? A. Fifteen years. Q. What is

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Little Miami hosting Parent Resource Fair for gifted students

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Little Miami parents looking for resources for their gifted students should mark March 5 on their calendars: That's the date of the Hamilton County ESC's Parent Resource Fair, to be held at Little Miami Intermediate School from 9 a.m. to noon. Parents will

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Vance wins Geo Bee -- again!

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Do you know British Columbia’s most populous city? The answer could mean $50,000 for a Little Miami middle school student. Andrew Vance, a sixth grader at Little Miami Intermediate School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee

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Cans for a cause: LMIS food drive through Jan. 21

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Students at Little Miami Intermediate School are engaged in a friendly competition that -- at its end-- will benefit the less fortunate in our community. LMIS student government, under the direction of advisers Bobbi Allen and Erin Dipzinski, has

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Delayed start on Thursday, Jan. 28

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a scheduled 90-minute delayed start on Thursday, Jan. 28 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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Time to nominate your favorite teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 8, 2016

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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College Credit Plus meeting Jan. 21

Posted on: January 6, 2016

Students and families who are interested in taking advantage of Ohio's early college credit program should plan to attend a meeting on Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Little Miami High School. Counselors will be on hand that evening to explain College Credit Plus

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