Salem Township Elementary Blog

Blog Entries - 2018

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Honoring our veterans

Posted on: November 19, 2018

Students and staff at Salem Twp. Elementary School recently took time to honor veterans at an all-school assembly. In what has become a huge annual event, veteran guests of dozens of Salem students were treated to poems and speeches written by students,

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Salem Halloween fun

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Ghouls, goblins and a witch or two could be found at Salem Twp. Elementary School on Halloween as students participated in a school-wide party in the gymnasium. Food and fun activities were sponsored by the Salem PTO. Check out the photos!

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Interim grade policy changed

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Beginning with the second grading quarter, Little Miami will no longer be sending home interim grade reports. Little Miami families have access to ProgressBook and their student's grades daily. Teachers update Progress Book every Monday. Due to the

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Tasty ways to celebrate Farm to School Month

Posted on: October 12, 2018

October is National Farm to School month and cafeterias at Little Miami will be celebrating in delicious ways. On Thursday, Oct. 18, students who purchase a lunch at Salem Township Elementary will get a serving of homemade applesauce and an Ohio-grown apple

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Salem history program wins state award

Posted on: October 12, 2018

The collaboration between a local historical society and third graders at Salem Twp. Elementary School recently received recognition for excellence from a state agency. The Ohio Local History Alliance recently awarded the third grade local history program

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DI informational meeting Oct. 18

Posted on: October 11, 2018

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 Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.

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4th graders visit Ft. Ancient

Posted on: October 11, 2018

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

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Homecoming & Spirit Week on the way!

Posted on: September 17, 2018

The march toward a Homecoming victory against Northwest begins with Spirit Week, Sept. 24-28. Homecoming ParadeThe 2018 Homecoming Parade will step off 5:30 p.m. from Little Miami Jr. High School and will again circle the campuses of Little Miami Jr. High

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Salem Fun Run coming Sept. 7

Posted on: September 5, 2018

The Salem Twp. Elementary Fun Run will be held Friday, Sept. 7. Read the FAQs below for more info. Q: When will my child’s class run?A: Our fun runs will take place on September 7. Please see the schedule below. 9:25 – 10:25Track A –

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Drug awareness program coming Nov. 1

Posted on: September 5, 2018

The Little Miami School District invites parents to attend a unique drug awareness program called “Right Under Your Nose” on Thursday, Nov. 1 at Little Miami Intermediate School.   This is an adults-only program that will include a realistic

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Delayed start coming Aug. 27

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a scheduled 90-minute delayed start on Aug. 27 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 delay as

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Curriculum Night coming Aug. 29

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Parents of kindergarten students are invited to take a peek inside their students' classrooms at Curriculum Night on Aug. 29 at Salem Twp. Elementary at 5:30 p.m. Parents (no students) will hear information from their child's teacher which will include

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New entrance, traffic pattern at Salem

Posted on: August 6, 2018

A new school year has brought several new changes to building entrances and traffic patterns at Little Miami’s elementary buildings. Security upgrades to entrances at Salem Twp., Harlan-Butlerville and Hamilton-Maineville will be some of the most

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New faces coming to LM classrooms

Posted on: August 6, 2018

Little Miami has rolled out the welcome mat for a new group of educators as more than 30 new teachers have been hired for the 2018-2019 school year. From preschool to high school math, these educators will be leading classrooms in all buildings. A new

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Update on schedules, Gateway and bus info

Posted on: August 2, 2018

As of Aug. 2, here is an update on student schedules, Registration Gateway and bus routes:   The Registration Gateway link to update student information is now working. You may now follow the instructions received in communication from your

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Mercy clinic open house Aug. 10

Posted on: August 2, 2018

Mercy Health Cincinnati will open its fifth school-based health center at Little Miami School District’s Intermediate School this school year. Construction is set to be complete on Aug. 3 and the center will start seeing patients on Aug. 13. The health

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'18-'19 school supply lists announced

Posted on: May 25, 2018

School supply lists for the 2018-2019 school year have been announced. Click the appropriate grade level for your list. Grades 9-12 Grades 7-8 Grades 5-6 Grade 4 Grade 3 Grade 2 Grade

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School offices on summer hours

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Little Miami school offices are now operating on summer hours. All school offices, with the exception of the high school, will close for the summer on Thursday, May 31. They will reopen on July 30. The high school office is open daily, 6:30 a.m. to 3

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New family welcome July 26

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Little Miami is putting out the welcome mat for all families who are new to the district. On Thursday, July 26 at 5:30 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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4th grade Field Day fun

Posted on: May 18, 2018

An early morning shower threatened to cancel the festivities, but the weather held off for fourth graders at Salem Twp. Elementary to enjoy Field Day on May 16. Students enjoyed water relays, tug of war, field hockey challenge and other games which were

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Kindergarten enjoys Field Day, too

Posted on: May 18, 2018

Mother Nature brought a perfect spring day for Little Miami Kindergarten students to enjoy their Field Day on May 17. Students tried their hand at tug of war, water relays, parachute fun and lots of other fun activities. Thank you to all the parent volunteers and to the PTO for providing popsicles!

 

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Open house schedule changes for 18-19 school year

Posted on: May 10, 2018

It is officially back-to-school time when those annual Open House nights roll around in August, but sometimes that open house experience can be a little hectic. In response to parent feedback, Little Miami has changed the way it will host open houses for the

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Learning history close to home

Posted on: May 2, 2018

Ever wonder why Maineville has that extra "e" in its name? What are the ghost towns of the Little Miami district?  Third graders at Salem Twp. Elementary can answer those questions thanks to the projects they completed as part of the school's recent

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Rising 5th Grade Bump Up Day May 7

Posted on: April 26, 2018

Moving to a new school can make a student nervous, but what about mom and dad, too? Little Miami understands! Parents of rising 5th graders will have the chance to get an inside look at life at the Intermediate School during Parent Bump Up Day on Monday, May

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Gasper, Woods named Project Excellence winners

Posted on: April 24, 2018

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

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Fine Arts Fest coming April 28

Posted on: April 23, 2018

The gymnasium at Little Miami High School has played host to dances, basketball games and pep rallies over the years. But on Saturday, April 28, the gym will be transformed into a display space for hundreds of visual art pieces. The Little Miami Fine Arts

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PTO spring carnival set for May 5

Posted on: April 23, 2018

When summer is so close you can almost taste it, it’s time to celebrate! Join the Little Miami Elementary PTOs for the Countdown to Summer Carnival on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Little Miami High School. The event will be held 5-8 p.m. Students and

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3rd & 4th graders explore careers

Posted on: April 16, 2018

Throughout the school year, students at Salem Twp. Elementary have been introduced to career and college information in an effort to have them start exploring the many options they have for their futures. In January, all 3rd and 4th graders had a visit

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LM Schools closed Wednesday, March 21

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21, 2018 due to inclement weather.

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LM seeking 3.6 mill bond issue for construction

Posted on: March 9, 2018

On the May 8 ballot, Little Miami Local Schools will seek voter approval of a 3.6 mill bond issue for building construction and additions to accommodate the district's growing enrollment. This will be the second attempt to pass a bond that would generate

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Different kind of air testing coming to Salem

Posted on: March 2, 2018

When wintry weather keeps students and staff inside for weeks at a time, it’s no wonder that some eagerly look forward to those first warm days of spring. And with those extended periods of indoor time for thousands of students -- in the midst of cold

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Celebrating 100 days of school

Posted on: February 16, 2018

Elementary students around Little Miami are 100 days smarter as they celebrated reaching the 100th day of the 2017-18 school year last week. At Hamilton-Maineville, students brought in 100 of their favorite items to show their fellow classmates

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Start with Hello Week at Salem

Posted on: February 12, 2018

Students at Salem Twp. Elementary went the extra step to be kind to their fellow classmates as they celebrated the Sandy Hook Promise Start with Hello Week Feb. 5-9.   Start With Hello is a program to help prevent social isolation, which is the

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4th grade music programs March 1, 8

Posted on: February 12, 2018

Fourth graders have been working hard to bring parents and friends a terrific spring music concert in March. Mark your calendar and be sure to join them for a great show! Please note that these concerts will be held at Little Miami Intermediate School. March

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LM Schools closed Wednesday, Feb. 7

Posted on: February 6, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 7 due to inclement weather.

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LM Schools on 90-min. delay on Monday, Feb. 5

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Little Miami Schools will be on a 90-minute delayed start on Monday, Feb. 5 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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Thanking our school counselors

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Little Miami is pleased to recognize all of our school counselors during National School Counseling Week Feb. 5–9, 2018. Little Miami is proud to recognize counselors who work in partnership with parents as they encounter the challenges of raising

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Youth Choir Festival Feb. 17

Posted on: February 5, 2018

If your young person has ever heard the Little Miami Select Choirs and dreamt of joining them one day, a special upcoming event is a chance to make that dream come true. The Little Miami Tour Chorale will host a Youth Choir Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on

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Nominate a teacher for Project Excellence

Posted on: January 19, 2018

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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LM Schools closed Tuesday, Jan. 16

Posted on: January 16, 2018

Little Miami Local Schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16 due to poor road conditions and inclement weather.

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LM Schools to release 2 hours early on Jan. 12

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Due to predicted inclement weather, Little Miami Local Schools will dismiss school two hours early on Friday, Jan. 12. 

Both A.M. and P.M. kindergarten and preschool will be canceled as well.

All evening activities will also be canceled.

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LM Schools closed Monday, Jan. 8

Posted on: January 8, 2018

 Little Miami Schools will be closed on Monday, Jan. 8 due to inclement weather.

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Little Miami closed Friday, Jan. 5

Posted on: January 4, 2018

 

Little Miami Schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 due to inclement weather.

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