Little Miami Junior High Blog

Blog Entries - 2019

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LMJH toy drive benefits Children's Hospital

Posted on: December 20, 2019

Children who are receiving care at Cincinnati Children's Hospital will also be receiving some warm holiday wishes from Little Miami Junior High. Seventh and eighth grade students recently donated hundreds of unwrapped toys to the Junior High School's annual

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Welcoming the season with music

Posted on: December 18, 2019

Few things bring the spirit of the season closer than holiday music like that presented by Little Miami Jr. High School's choirs recently.

The groups hosted their holiday concert on Dec. 10. Thank you to LMJH music director Rob Ryan and his talented performers!

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LMJH Book Fair Oct. 24-Nov. 1

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Little Miami Junior High students can pick up some new favorite books at the fall Book Fair Oct. 24-Nov. 1 in the media center.  In addition, students and families may shop the Fair online for their favorite titles. Every purchase from the Book Fair

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8th grade D.C. meeting Oct. 10

Posted on: October 3, 2019

The annual Washington D.C. parent meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Little Miami Junior High School Cafeteria.   The owner of the tour company, LMJH teacher Scott Cook, and LMJH Principal Cherry will be in attendance to

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Homecoming Week Sept. 23-27

Posted on: September 18, 2019

The march toward a Homecoming victory against Southwest Ohio Conference rival Talawanda begins with Spirit Week, Sept. 23-27. Homecoming Parade: Friday, Sept. 27 at 5:30 p.m.Parade will follow the same route as last year from the junior high, around the high

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LMJH conferences coming Sept. 26

Posted on: September 17, 2019

Little Miami Junior High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. Parents may schedule their conference times here:

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Planned power outage Sept. 10

Posted on: September 6, 2019

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 Tuesday, Sept. 10, the district will

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First days of school: By the numbers

Posted on: August 16, 2019

Little Miami began the 2019-2020 school year with an enrollment of 5,195 students. This includes more than 800 new students who enrolled over the summer from our community, 20 different states and Canada. This enrollment number includes 352 new kindergarten

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Important dates for '19-'20 school year

Posted on: July 31, 2019

The countdown has begun for the 2019-2020 school year! Below are important dates for the month of August — including open house dates, schedule pick-ups and more — leading up to the first day of school on Aug. 15. Note for elementary (K-4)

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LMJH Picture Day Aug. 22

Posted on: July 30, 2019

Back to school time means time for fall pictures. Picture day for Little Miami Junior High is Thursday, Aug. 22.

Photos may be ordered online now. See the informational flyer for details.

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New family welcome July 25

Posted on: July 8, 2019

Little Miami is putting out the welcome mat for all families who are new to the district. On Thursday, July 25 at 5 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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8th grade visits Washington D.C.

Posted on: May 23, 2019

More than 200 Little Miami 8th graders recently got the opportunity to visit our nation's capital as part of a school trip. Students, LMJH staff members and chaperones traveled by six coaches to Washington, D.C. May 15-18. While there, students got to visit

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JH Field Day takes it up a notch

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Seventh and eighth grade students enjoyed field day with a twist this year. Not only did physical education teacher Craig Eckstein schedule a variety of fun -- and sometimes silly -- contests, but the event was wrapped up with a 4 X 100 relay race that

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Creativity on display at Fine Arts Festival

Posted on: May 11, 2019

A rich diversity in musical and visual art was on display on May 4 at Little Miami's annual Fine Arts Festival.

Everything from video movie adaptations to a capella choral music could be enjoyed throughout the day. Below is a gallery of just a few scenes from the day.

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NJHS holds induction ceremony

Posted on: May 10, 2019

More than 30 Little Miami Junior High students achieved a high academic honor May 13 by being inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. Students in 7th and 8th grade who have maintained a 3.5 GPA or above and who have exhibited leadership

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Technology info meeting May 21

Posted on: May 10, 2019

A parent informational meeting about Little Miami Junior High's new one-to-one technology initiative will be held Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. At this meeting, parents will hear an overview about the new computer devices that

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New curriculum, technology coming to LMJH

Posted on: April 30, 2019

Updated classroom resources and a one-to-one technology program will be coming to Little Miami Junior High School next year after the Board of Education approved a measure at their recent meeting on April 23. Seventh and eighth graders will join their high

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Fine Arts Festival coming May 4

Posted on: April 29, 2019

Enjoy a sampling of music and visual art from across the district at Rhythms and Renderings, the Little Miami fine arts festival, on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Little Miami High School Music concerts from students in second grade to high school

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6th grade parent night April 4

Posted on: April 3, 2019

With just a short time left in the 2018-19 school year, it's time to think ahead for sixth grade students who will be moving up to the junior high school. A parent night will be held Thursday, April 4 at 6 p.m. for current 6th graders and their families.

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Penny Wars coming March 25-April 5

Posted on: March 20, 2019

The LM Jr. High Student Council will kick-off their annual penny war fundraiser on Monday, March 25. The spare change drive will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Student council's this year is $6,500 and they will be raising money in honor of 8th

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Votes help put LMJH video over the top

Posted on: March 20, 2019

The votes are in and a creative group of Little Miami Jr. High students came out on top! A video created by a team of seven junior high students for the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” regional contest earned two awards recently,

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Students achieve in Power of Pen contest

Posted on: March 19, 2019

It wasn't a Snapchat, or an Instagram story or anything of the sort. It was actual long-form writing and they nailed it. The Little Miami Junior High Power of the Pen team recently brought home several accolades for their work at the district competition

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LMJH conferences Feb. 21

Posted on: February 15, 2019

Little Miami Jr. High will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 3:30-7 p.m. Sign up for time slots by using this

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Operation Military Angels helping service members

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Members of the United States Armed Services soon will be receiving care packages from the Little Miami area thanks to the efforts of a high school junior with a desire to help others. All buildings in the Little Miami Local School district are currently

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Power restored at LMJH

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Little Miami Jr. High School experienced a power outage at approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning. Duke Energy reported that the main line to the school had been downed by a fallen tree. Students were transported to Little Miami High School due to cold

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Freshmen 101 coming Feb. 7

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Parents of students who will be freshmen for the 2019-20 school year are invited to attend Freshman 101 on Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. at the high school. School counselors will go over important information regarding high school credits, graduation requirements,

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LM Schools closed Friday, Feb. 1

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Little Miami Schools will be closed Friday, Feb. 1 due to inclement weather.

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LM Schools closed Wednesday, Jan. 30

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to predicted bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills. 

All evening activities will be cancelled as well. 

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Jr. High safety drill Jan. 28

Posted on: January 25, 2019

As part of state-mandated safety drills that are scheduled each year, Little Miami Jr. High will host a combination lockdown and intruder drill on Monday, Jan. 28. The district has coordinated with the Hamilton Twp. Police Department to conduct the drill

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Building update meeting Jan. 24

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Residents of the Little Miami Local School district are invited to attend a public meeting on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. regarding the district's new construction projects, made possible by the passage of the May 2018 bond issue. The meeting will be held at Little

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Jr. High book fair coming Feb. 25-Mar. 1

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Reading just 20 minutes a day exposes a child to about 1.8 million words per year. Reading helps students develop a stronger vocabulary and in addition, students who read for pleasure average higher grades in English, math, science and history Little Miami

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LM Schools closed Jan. 16

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Little Miami Local Schools are closed for Wednesday, Jan. 16 due to inclement weather and slick roadways.


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College Credit Plus meetings coming up

Posted on: January 13, 2019

Little Miami will host a general informational meeting regarding the College Credit Plus program on Thursday, Jan. 17 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

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