Little Miami Intermediate Blog

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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Breakfast with Santa coming Dec. 9

Posted on: November 30, 2017

Little Miami High School Student Government and the Jolly Old Elf invite you and your family to enjoy a holiday breakfast and a morning full of Christmas cheer on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 8-11 a.m. Wear your favorite holiday pajamas and join us for Breakfast

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LMIS Field Day fun!

Posted on: May 25, 2017

The end of the school year means there's a little time to have fun and celebrate a years-worth of hard work. Students at Little Miami Intermediate School got to do just that at Field Day. Everything from relay races to water events to frisbee tosses

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An electrifying assembly

Posted on: May 25, 2017

Sometimes the forces of nature can be a little electrifying!  That's what fifth and sixth graders at Little Miami Intermediate found out when the Cincinnati Museum Center brought their  Experimenting with Physical Science program to school

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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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Zimmerman wins Ohio InvestWrite contest

Posted on: April 28, 2017

A Little Miami sixth grader's financial review of a StubHub's use of augmented and virtual reality recently garnered her statewide attention. Paige Zimmerman's essay on StubHub's use of augmented reality for customers to purchase concert tickets

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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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LMIS now has NWF-certified wildlife habitat

Posted on: April 17, 2017

The National Wildlife Federation, America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is pleased to announce that Maineville, Ohio has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat through its Garden for Wildlife program on the

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LMIS, Hamilton-Maineville under boil water advisory

Posted on: April 6, 2017

Due to a water main break near the UDF at U.S. 22-3 and Ohio 48, Little Miami Intermediate School and Hamilton-Maineville Primary School were both without water service for about two hours this morning, April 6. Water service was restored around 11:30 a.m.,

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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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Math at the ball park

Posted on: March 6, 2017

If you've read the book or seen the movie "Moneyball," you know that there is more than one way operate a major league baseball team. The premise of story is that for small market teams who don't have a New York Yankees-sized budget, money spent

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Painting without a brush

Posted on: March 5, 2017

Creating a beautiful painting doesn't always involve a paint brush.

Students in Lori Wahnbaeck's Intermediate School art classes learned that recently when they did painting with yarn instead. Students created a complex design with colored yarn, then used their creation as a centerpiece to larger piece of art.

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Toying with science

Posted on: February 13, 2017

If you are asked to bring a new toy onto the market today, where would you begin? Students in fifth grade at Little Miami Intermediate School could help you with that. Completing everything from market research to mission statement -- and then

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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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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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Testing info for LMIS families

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Spring testing season will begin Feb. 9 and LMIS Principal Dan Distel recently sent home information to families regarding assessments and expectations. His letter follows: LMIS Families, As we approach the Spring Testing Season we want to be sure to

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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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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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LMIS student council collecting plastic bags

Posted on: January 2, 2017

The Little Miami Intermediate School student council is sponsoring a plastic bag drive.  Students will be collecting all holiday and regular shopping plastic bags from Jan. 9-19, which will in turn be donated to Matthew 25 ministries to create comfort

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And the LMIS band played on!

Posted on: December 14, 2017

The Little Miami Intermediate School sixth grade band regaled family and friends with several festive numbers at their recent holiday performance.

Congratulations to music teacher/band director Andrew Morelock and his band of more than 150 members for a great concert!

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5th, 6th graders enjoy Book-in-a-Day

Posted on: December 14, 2017

When is the last time you were able to set aside time to read an entire book in one day? Students at Little Miami Intermediate School were able to do just that this week during their annual “Book in a Day” event. Students were encouraged to come

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Tips for families in cold & flu season

Posted on: November 28, 2017

With cold and flu season upon us, please keep the following guidelines in mind when deciding whether or not to send your child to school. This will help to control the spread of infectious diseases at school and allow your child to be available for

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New to LMIS? Join us for ice cream!

Posted on: June 29, 2017

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. 3 from 5

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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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