Salem Township Elementary Blog

Blog Entries - 2017

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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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Gieske claims spelling bee victory

Posted on: December 19, 2017

College finals? Nope. Big work presentation in the morning? Not even close. Those high-stress moments in life don't hold a candle to standing on a stage in front of your entire school, trying to spell "requisites" correctly to win the school spelling

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Salem food drive helps local families

Posted on: November 29, 2017

Local families in need benefitted from the generosity of Salem Twp. Elementary families when the Salem Student Council collected nearly a ton of donations during their annual food drive Nov. 10-17. All items collected were donated to the Morrow Food Pantry,

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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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Socktober a success!

Posted on: October 30, 2017

Many of us take a warm pair of socks for granted when the temperatures drop, but for some, socks are a luxury. But thanks to the efforts of Salem Twp. Elementary students, people in need will be celebrating "Socktober" this year. Third and fourth grade

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Update on natural gas incidents at Maineville, Salem Twp.

Posted on: October 23, 2017

For the third time in a week, students have been transported to Little Miami Junior High School after an odor of natural gas was detected outside a school building. On Oct. 18 and Oct. 20, this happened at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School. On Oct. 23, this

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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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Student council collecting sock donations

Posted on: September 29, 2017

The Salem Township Elementary School student council will be collecting donations of new socks all month during their "Socktober" sock drive.

All socks collected will then be donated to Matthew 25 Ministries. Socks may be dropped off on the stage of the third and fourth grade gym.

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4th graders visit Ft. Ancient

Posted on: September 29, 2017

The Little Miami school district is located in one of the most historically significant areas in Ohio when it comes to Native American history. Salem Twp. Elementary fourth graders recently got a glimpse at the customs and culture of the people who lived here

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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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Third Grade Reading Guarantee info session Oct. 3

Posted on: September 29, 2017

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Salem Cafeteria, Little Miami Schools will hold an information session on the Third Grade Reading Guarantee and the State AIR Assessments that begin during the month of October. At this time building administrators,

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Oct. 5 & 12: Homework strategies and dinner, too

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Each night of Parent-Teacher Conferences in October, Solutions Community Counseling and Recovery Centers will be conducting two sessions of a parent workshop about "Stress and Time Management: Making homework time more productive."   The same

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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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Spaghetti dinner benefit coming Sept. 19

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Birds of a feather flock together, especially when a spaghetti dinner is involved! The Salem Elementary PTO and the Panther Backpack program will be host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the school. LaRosa's will be

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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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Salem super readers recognized

Posted on: September 14, 2017

Four young readers from Salem Twp. Elementary were recently recognized for their hard work over the summer. Principal Lisa Smith recently recognized Samantha and Charli Miller, Abby Tranter and Ian Laubernds for their completion of Mrs. Smith's summer

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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 Salem? Join us for ice cream!

Posted on: June 29, 2017

If you are new to Salem Township Elementary, the folks there have a sweet way to get familiar with the school. All kindergarten students, all 3rd grade students and any new Salem Township Elementary student should plan on attending the Salem Ice Cream Social

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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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