Salem Township Elementary 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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Learning native history at Ft. Ancient

Posted on: May 25, 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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Salem Twp. 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 Salem Twp. Elementary School got to do just that at Field Day. Everything from relay races to water events to giant bouncy

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Aloha from the luau!

Posted on: May 25, 2017

Who doesn't love a good luau? Kindergarteners recently held a Hawaiian-themed party for their family and friends at Salem Twp. Elementary.

Guests were entertained as the "keikis" dressed in Hawaiian garb, sang songs and enjoyed refreshments. To cap off the festivities, the students taught their guests how to dance the hukilau.

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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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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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Get ready for carnival time May 5!

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Get ready for games and fun at the Little Miami Disney Movies Carnival hosted by the Salem, Hamilton-Maineville and Harlan-Butlerville PTOs on Friday, May 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Little Miami High School. Enjoy annual favorites like games, raffle baskets,

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Smith, Jackson selected Project Excellence winners

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Congratulations to Little Miami High School band director Tabitha Smith and Salem Twp. Elementary teacher Jamie Jackson who were named the 2017 Little Miami winners of the Project Excellence award. Every year, two teachers from each Warren County school

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Hopkins, Grandin and Roachester, oh my!

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Local residents drive around on roads named Hopkins and Grandin, but do any of us stop to think how these roads got their names? Turns out that there was actually a Mr. Hopkins and a Mr. Grandin, both who were landowners who settled in the area early on in

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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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2017-2018 Kindergarten registration now open

Posted on: March 1, 2017

Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year opened on March 1 for students who will be five years old by Aug. 1, 2017. Families may register their student online through Registration Gateway. At the end of the online registration process,

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Fun Run headed to Salem

Posted on: February 16, 2017

Everyone grab your tickets and popcorn! It's time to hit the box office! Salem Twp. Elementary & Primary School will host the new Boosterthon Fun Run on Feb. 21-March 2, with a theme called Backyard Box Office, a movie tie-in all about making a

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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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Eat & learn: Workshop, school lunch for parents Feb. 16, 23

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Salem Twp. Elementary school is offering the chance to feed your brain and your belly in the same night. Each night of parent-teacher conferences in February, Solutions Community Counseling and Recovery Centers will be conducting two sessions of a parent

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Update on PreK & K building

Posted on: January 25, 2017

Crews have continued to address plumbing and sewage issues at Salem Twp. Primary School after preschool and kindergarten classes were canceled two days in a row. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, teaching staff noticed an odor and water backing up in some floor drains in

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Afternoon preK & K classes canceled for Jan. 24

Posted on: January 24, 2017

Afternoon preschool and kindergarten will be canceled Tuesday, Jan. 24, due to a plumbing and sewer issue in the preschool and kindergarten wing of Salem Twp. Primary School.

Morning kindergarten and preschool students will be released at regular time.

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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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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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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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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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