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Board of Education Meeting

Posted on: October 25, 2020

The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, October 27th at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually and will be broadcast on Facebook Live. See the agenda HERE.

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Bringing Social Emotional Learning into the Classroom

Posted on: October 23, 2020

2020 has shown all of us just how important mental health is to our success in life, at home, and at work/school. Recognizing that self-care is vital to mental health and wellness, Little Miami wanted to find a way to supporting teachers and staff in their

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Little Miami High School Wins 2020 College Success Award

Posted on: October 22, 2020

We are proud to announce that LMHS has received GreatSchools.org’ 2020 College Success Award! The College Success Award recognizes and celebrates high schools, like ours, that demonstrate excellence in ensuring students are prepared to succeed in

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Important VLA/In-Person Update

2nd Semester VLA/In-Person Learning

Posted on: October 7, 2020

As indicated prior to the start of school, LM students have the option of changing learning platforms (VLA or in-person) at semester break. Students who are satisfied with their current learning platform do not need to do anything to remain in that

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LM schools closed until April 3

Posted on: March 12, 2020

At Little Miami Local Schools, the health, safety and well-being of students and staff are top priorities. With several confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) now in Ohio, district officials want to make sure to reinforce preventive safety

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Meals Purchased Before September 8 Reimbursed

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Great news hungry Panthers! All meals purchased during the 2020-2021 school year, prior to September 8, will be reimbursed to your student’s lunch account balance. This reimbursement only applies to breakfast and lunch meals and does not include snacks

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COVID-19 Dashboard Now Online!

Posted on: September 22, 2020

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and Governor DeWine issued a new general health order that provides mandatory requirements for school operations and reporting of COVID-19 data for both parents and school officials. Parents or guardians of students, and

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All students to receive free meals thru December

Posted on: September 5, 2020

All Little Miami students will receive free school meals beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, thanks to recent action taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. All students in all buildings will be offered school breakfast and school lunch at no charge. The menu

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More mental health support available for students

Posted on: September 5, 2020

Little Miami has increased the level of mental health services available to students this year, recognizing that many young people are in need of support in navigating an increasingly complex world. Little Miami now has three full time mental health

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Families need to update immunizations

Posted on: August 28, 2020

Ohio law requires that students returning to school be up-to-date with their immunizations. Students have 14 days from the start of school to update these immunizations, but many families are behind on their wellness visits due to COVID-19.   Mercy

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Remote learning for unexpected closures

Posted on: August 23, 2020

Little Miami has worked very hard to make sure students and staff can return to – and stay in – our buildings this school year. Little Miami has also tried to be clear with students and staff that there is some risk returning to

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LM pushes school start dates back to Aug. 24, 26

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools has announced that it will be pushing back the opening dates of school for the 2020-2021 school year by one week. The first day of school for grades 5-12 will now be Monday, Aug. 24. The first day for grades PreK-4 will be

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LM announces plans for 2020-2021 school year

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools recently released its draft plans for returning students to Little Miami buildings for the 2020-2021 school year. The Return to Learn draft plan provides for two options for Little Miami families: Face-to-face instruction in LM

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Ksander, Dicks named Project Excellence winners

Posted on: May 20, 2020

Congratulations to Hamilton-Maineville second grade teacher Sara Dicks and Little Miami preschool teacher Kim Ksander, both of whom were named the 2020 Little Miami winners of the Project Excellence award. Every year, two teachers from each Warren County

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New calendar drops delayed starts, staggers first day of school for '20-'21

Posted on: March 2, 2020

Regular 90-minute delayed starts for teacher in-service are now a thing of the past at Little Miami after the Board of Education approved a modified calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. On Feb. 26, the Board also approved a staggered start to the coming

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LM Schools on 90-min delay Feb. 28

Posted on: February 28, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools will operate on a 90-min delay for Friday, Feb. 28 due to inclement weather and slick roadways. 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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LM Schools on 90-min delay Feb. 27

Posted on: February 27, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools will operate on a 90-min delay for Thursday, Feb. 27 due to inclement weather and slick roadways. 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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Volunteers needed for Junior Achievement

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Parent and community volunteers are needed at grades 1 through 4 to help Little Miami students learn about economics and the career world through the Junior Achievement program.  What is Junior Achievement? Junior Achievement is

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Valentine's Day Fun!

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Little Miami preschool students enjoyed several fun Valentine's Day-related activities recently, including exchanging cards and enjoying some sweet treats. Check out the photos from Preschool Director Erin Losey's Twitter account, @LM_PreKPanthers.

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LM Schools closed Friday, Feb. 7

Posted on: February 7, 2020

Little Miami Local Schools are now closed for Friday, Feb. 7 due to inclement weather and slick roadways.

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Nominate a teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 29, 2020

Is there a Little Miami teacher who has made a positive impact on you or a student you know?  If so, nominate that teacher for Project Excellence, a program that aims to identify exceptional educators who demonstrate excellence in instruction or

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6 LM schools earn Purple Star award

Posted on: January 15, 2020

All six school buildings within the Little Miami Local School District were recently recognized for their commitment to serving students and families connected to the United States armed forces. On Jan. 15, the Ohio Department of Education announced the 94

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