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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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Schedule LMJH conferences for Nov. 16

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Little Miami Junior High School will hold fall parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Parents may sign-up for their conference time online using PTCFast. Here is the

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LMJH honors November students of the month

Posted on: November 9, 2016

The teachers at Little Miami Junior High School know a great student when they see one, and they want you to know about them, too! LMJH educators recently nominated nine students to be honored as November students of the month. Here are the students and what

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Creativity on an atomic level

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Seventh grade science students recently put together models of atoms and the results were definitely not Bohr-ing. Students in Christine Krill's class recently created Bohr models of different atoms and compounds, using any type of material they could think

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Sampling Greek culture and food

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Who knew history could taste this good?

Seventh grade students in Josh Butler's and Ira Madden's classes recently completed a study unit on Ancient Greece and celebrated by partaking of a Greek feast.

Students sampled olives, feta cheeses, dried meats and pastries such as baklava.

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Say Something Week Oct. 24-28

Posted on: October 22, 2016

All violent acts are preventable. The best way to stop a violent act? Say something. During the week of October 24-28, students at Little Miami High School and Junior High School -- along with schools around the country -- will participate in Say Something

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Aspire testing dropped for Pre-ACT in grades 8, 9

Posted on: October 22, 2016

Little Miami students in grades 8 and 9 will not be administered the Aspire assessment this November as they have been in the past. The ACT organization has released a new Pre-ACT assessment, where the student report includes a subject and composite

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LMJH honor October Students of the Month

Posted on: October 21, 2016

The teachers at Little Miami Junior High School know a great student when they see one, and they want you to know about them, too! LMJH educators recently nominated six students to be honored as October students of the month. Here are the students and

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Student project leads to 1st foam tray recycler in state

Posted on: October 19, 2016

What began as a Little Miami middle school research project has led to a first-of-its-kind Styrofoam tray recycler in Ohio. Little Miami is the first school district in the state to use a StyroGenie machine to create a closed-loop recycling system for the

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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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Homecoming Spirit Week Sept. 26-30

Posted on: September 27, 2016

The march toward a Homecoming victory against Northwest begins with Spirit Week, Sept. 26-30. Little Miami Jr. High students are invited to dress according to the Spirit Week schedule: Monday, Sept. 26: Red, White and Blue Monday Tuesday, Sept. 27: Camo

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D.C. trip meeting Oct. 6

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Attention LMJH 8th graders and families: An informational parent meeting on the 8th grade trip to Washington D.C. will be held Thursday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the LMJH Cafeteria. The 2017 trip will take place on Wednesday, May 17 to

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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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LMJH Picture Day Aug. 12

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Back to school time means time for fall pictures. Picture day for Little Miami Jr. High School is Friday, Aug. 12.

See the informational flier for more info and directions on how to order online.

 

 

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LMJH Open House Aug. 9

Posted on: June 22, 2016

Open house for Little Miami Junior High School will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9. Seventh graders and their families are invited to visit 5-6 p.m. Eighth graders and their families are invited to visit 6-7 p.m. An 8th grade general information meeting will be

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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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Order JH school supplies now for '16-'17

Posted on: May 25, 2016

The Little Miami Jr. High PTO is offering an opportunity for families to get a jump on the 2016-2017 school year. Families may order school supply packs for the 2016-2017 school year through Educational Products, Inc. Each pack is customized

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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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Field Day Fun

Posted on: May 20, 2016

If seventh and eighth graders weren't paying attention, they could have easily been hit by a rubber chicken as they hopped, tumbled and ran their way through some friendly competition at Field Day this week. Classroom teams converged on the high school

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Jr. High Book Fair now through May 20

Posted on: May 16, 2016

The Scholastic Book Fair will be coming to the Junior High the week of May 16-20, during school hours.   Take a look at featured titles in this spring's book fair by clicking here. New this year are daily raffles. For every $10 that is spent at

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Deadline extended on iPad fundraiser

Posted on: April 29, 2016

The Little Miami Junior High PTO would like to put an iPad in your hands, and at the same time, help students in need. The PTO has extended the deadline of its currently raffling off of two 32GB iPad Minis in order to provide scholarships for

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Lawson, Carmack named Project Excellence winners

Posted on: April 19, 2016

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

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25 compete at OMEA solo & ensemble

Posted on: April 19, 2016

More than two dozen Little Miami Junior High performers had terrific performances in the Ohio Music Education Associations District 13 Solo & Ensemble contest on Saturday, Apr. 16.  Nine out of 12 performances received a superior rating or

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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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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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Immunization requirements updated for 7th, 12th graders

Posted on: March 29, 2016

The Ohio Department of Health has revised the school immunization requirements for students entering 7th and 12th grades for the 2016-2017 school year. All students are to receive an additional dose of Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis) vaccine

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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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LMJH collects pennies for a good cause

Posted on: March 15, 2016

It may have only been a little pocket change, but when everyone pitches in, a little becomes a lot! Classes at Little Miami Junior High Schools waged a friendly competition recently for a good cause, in support of the  Pennies for Patients program

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LMJH Spring Picture Day Mar. 18

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Spring picture day is on the way, just before students head out for spring break.

Picture day for Little Miami Jr. High School will be Mar. 18.

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Final payments for D.C. trip due Mar. 29

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Attention all 8th grade parents and students signed up for the 2016 Washington D.C. trip scheduled for May 18-21: Final payments are due Mar. 29. Final payment is $254. All balances should be paid in full by Mar. 29. If you have any

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Andrea Wall: Little Miami Jr. High 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 Jr. High School counselor Andrea Wall.   Q. How long have you been a counselor at Little Miami? A. I've been a counselor for LM

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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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Getting ready for high school

Posted on: January 28, 2016

The time is quickly approaching for Little Miami eighth graders to be thinking about high school. Incoming freshmen orientation will be held Thursday, Feb. 18 during the school day. On that date, the high school counselors and administrators will be meeting

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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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Students proudly represent LM at honor band

Posted on: January 18, 2016

Little Miami was well represented at the Jan. 17 Ohio Music Education Association District 13 honor band concerts at Mason High School. Nineteen LM high school and junior high school band students were selected to be part of the honor band after auditioning

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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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Order LMJH yearbooks for 2017-18

Posted on: August 16, 2016

It's never too early to order a yearbook to capture all of the memorable events that will happen this year. 

Order a Little Miami Jr. High yearbook by Sept. 30 and save.

See the informational flier for more details.

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