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Blog Entries - 2024

now hiring

We're Hiring! Join Our Panther Family.

Posted on: July 10, 2024
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Join Our Panther Family as a Registered Nurse at Little Miami Primary School!   Are you a compassionate, dedicated, licensed Registered Nurse looking to make a difference in the lives of young students? Little Miami Primary School is excited to

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now hiring

We're Hiring! Join Our Panther Family.

Posted on: July 3, 2024
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Little Miami is looking for dedicated and talented individuals to join our Panther family! We have a variety of positions available, including:   Sub Drivers - contact [email protected] Special Education Aides - contact

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Pam Coates

UPDATE: Executive Director of Human Resources

Posted on: June 25, 2024
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Darrell Yater Will Not Be Joining Little Miami Schools; Mrs. Pam Coates to Continue as Interim Director for the School Year Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mr. Darrell Yater will not be joining Little Miami Local Schools as Executive Director of Human

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BOE Meeting

Notice of June 25th Board Meeting

Posted on: June 23, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet on June 25th, 2024, at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at the Little Miami Central Office. We will also livestream the meeting on YouTube. To view

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Melissa Buckalew

Announcement: New Director of Special Education

Posted on: June 13, 2024
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Little Miami School District is excited to welcome the newest member of our Panther family, Melissa Buckalew!  Melissa joins us as our new Director of Special Education. With an extensive background in educational leadership, Melissa brings a

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HOF 24

Announcing the 2024 Little Miami Athletics Hall of Fame Class!

Posted on: June 5, 2024
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The Little Miami Schools' athletic department announced the 2024 Class for their Athletic Hall of Fame on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. In celebration of The District's sixth class, the 2024 Class will feature one former coach and six former standout Panther

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Pam Coates Retirement

Retirement

Posted on: May 29, 2024
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With mixed emotions, we announce the well-deserved retirement of our Human Resources Executive Director, Mrs. Pam Coates. We can’t begin to express our deepest gratitude for her commitment and leadership to Little Miami Local Schools. On the evening of

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board meeting

Notice of May 28th Board Meeting

Posted on: May 26, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024, at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at the Little Miami Central Office. We will also livestream the meeting on YouTube.

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summer meals

Summer Meal Program

Posted on: May 16, 2024
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If the children in your household are currently receiving F/R meals at Little Miami Local Schools – they will automatically be eligible for a new program called Summer EBT (Sun Bucks) through the State. This summer program will help families buy food

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graduation information

2024 Commencement Information

Posted on: May 15, 2024
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It's almost time!  The 2024 Commencement Ceremony is just a few days away and we want to remind you of some important details. Friday, May 17: Graduation Practice Little Miami High School Multi-Purpose Room at 8:00 a.m. Graduates MUST be on

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calendar

Seeking 2025-2026 Academic Calendar Feedback

Posted on: May 13, 2024
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We are requesting your feedback on the two proposed Academic Calendars for the 2025-2026 school year. You are able to view the calendars and vote for your preferred calendar by clicking here!

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graduation livestream

2024 Commencement Information

Posted on: May 6, 2024
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Class of 2024 and Families- It's almost time!  The 2024 Commencement Ceremony is less than two weeks away and we wanted to remind you of some important details. Graduation Practice is  FRIDAY, MAY 17TH, in the LMHS gym at 8:00 AM. Graduates

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BOE meeting

Notice of April 30th Board Meeting

Posted on: April 28, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 30th, 2024, at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at the Little Miami Central Office. We will also livestream the meeting on YouTube.

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The Little Miami Business Advisory Council will meet on Monday, April 29th.

Posted on: April 27, 2024
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Reminder! The Little Miami Business Advisory Council will meet on Monday, April 29th, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Panther Room at the Little Miami Central Office.   BAC Quarterly meeting 4/29 @ 6:00 PM Panther Room at LM Central

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teacher of the year

LMPR Teacher Earns Project Excellence Award

Posted on: April 26, 2024
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Congratulations to Mrs. Jillian Ryan-Sanford, our second 2024 Project Excellence Award Winner. Jillian currently teaches third grade at Little Miami Primary.   Each Spring, the Warren County Area Progress Council solicits nominations from parents,

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Fine Arts Festival

Fine Arts Festival to be Held on Saturday!

Posted on: April 19, 2024
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It's almost time! The 2024 Fine Arts Festival will be held at Little Miami High School on Saturday, April 20th from 8 AM-4:00 PM. This event has something for the entire family- from fun artistic activities, art displays, and performances from our

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NHS

New Members "Tapped" for National Honor Society

Posted on: April 19, 2024
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We are so excited to share that 112 LMHS students have been “tapped” for membership into National Honor Society. Recently, current NHS members welcomed new members into the group with a "tapping" ceremony. Congratulations to all new members on

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purple up

April is the Month of the Military Child.

Posted on: April 18, 2024
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LM would like to recognize our military-connected students this April during the Month of the Military Child (MOMC). These amazing children are strong, brave, proud of the service their family members have dedicated to our nation. We celebrate their

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casey

LMHS Teacher Earns National Recognition

Posted on: April 18, 2024
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Congratulations to Casey Woodruff on being recognized by the national nonprofit Next Gen Personal Finance for his outstanding commitment to professional development in real-world personal finance topics! To date, Casey has earned 6 NGPF Certifications,

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national merit

National Merit Scholarship

Posted on: April 17, 2024
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Six LMHS students have qualified for the National Merit Scholarship.  Congratulations to Colton Hirschauer, Colin Milligan, Elias Senter, Victor Willard, Jacob Woods and David Zarins on this amazing honor! We will find out this fall if they move on in

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Academic Team

Academic Team Wins Back-to Back Regional Championship

Posted on: April 15, 2024
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The Little Miami Academic Team wins the OAC Southeast Regional Champions! Over the weekend, LM defeated Grove City, St. Charles, and Mason to win the title. This is a back-to-back regional championship and our sixth regional championship in the last

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Teacher of the Year

LM ECC Teacher Earns Project Excellence Award

Posted on: April 11, 2024
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Congratulations to one of our 2024 Project Excellence Award Winners, Ms. Julia Lemmel! Ms. Lemmel currently teaches first grade at the Little Miami Early Childhood Center. She became a Panther in 2021. Each Spring, the Warren County Area Progress Council

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BOE meeting

Notice of March 26th Board Meeting

Posted on: March 24, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, March 26th, 2024, at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at the Little Miami Central Office. We will also live stream the meeting

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Five star rating

Little Miami Preschool Earns Five Star Rating

Posted on: March 20, 2024
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Once again, the Little Miami Preschool Program has received the highest possible rating from the state of Ohio: The Five-Star Step Up to Quality award from the Ohio Department of Children and Youth. Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five-star quality rating and

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special board meeting

Notice of March 14th Special Board Meeting

Posted on: March 11, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet for a Special Meeting on Thursday March 14th, 2024, at 5 PM at the Little Miami Central Office. The meeting will be live-streamed.  Topics to discuss are: Panther Success Academy Board

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Special BOE meeting

Notice of March 6th Special Board Meeting

Posted on: March 4, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet for a Special Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, at 5PM at the Little Miami Central Office. The meeting will not be live-streamed, but as always, the meeting is open to the public. Click here to

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RFP Bleacher Replacement

Request for Proposal - Bleacher Replacement

Posted on: March 1, 2024
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Little Miami Local Schools Request for Proposal (RFP) Bleacher Replacement Date: March 1, 2024  The purpose of this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) is to select a vendor to provide bleacher replacement at LMHS. Mailing Address: Little Miami Local

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RFP Asphalt Repairs

Request for Proposal - District Asphalt Repairs

Posted on: March 1, 2024
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Little Miami Local Schools Request for Proposal (RFP) District Asphalt Repairs Date: March 1, 2024  The purpose of this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) is to select a vendor to provide asphalt repairs in the district. Mailing Address: Little Miami Local

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RFP Gym Floor Refinish

Request for Proposal - Little Miami High School Gym Floor Refinish

Posted on: March 1, 2024
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Little Miami Local Schools Request for Proposal (RFP) Little Miami High School Gym Floor Refinish Date: March 1, 2024  The purpose of this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) is to select a vendor to provide services to refinish the high school gym

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RFP Roof Layover

Request for Proposal - Little Miami Elementary School Roof Layover

Posted on: March 1, 2024
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Little Miami Local Schools Request for Proposal (RFP) Little Miami Elementary School Roof Layover Date: March 1, 2024  The purpose of this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) is to select a vendor to provide a roof layover at the elementary

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no school April 8th

No School Monday April 8th, 2024

Posted on: March 1, 2024
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As you may know, on Monday April 8 we will be near the totality line of a solar eclipse.  To ensure our staff and students have the opportunity to view the eclipse as they desire, we will be closing Little Miami Schools on April 8, 2024.  We

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Special BOE Meeting

Notice of March 6th Special Board Meeting

Posted on: February 28, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet for a Special Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, at 5PM at the Little Miami Central Office. The meeting will not be live-streamed, but as always, the meeting is open to the public.

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Fine Arts Festival flyer

Fine Arts Festival to be Held April 20th

Posted on: February 27, 2024
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Save the date! A Panther community favorite returns this Spring! The 2024 Fine Arts Festival will be held at Little Miami High School on Saturday, April 20th from 8 AM-4:00 PM. This event has something for the entire family- from fun artistic

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Kindergarten students

2024-2025 Kindergarten Registration is Now Open

Posted on: February 26, 2024
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Future Panther Cub Families this message is for YOU! Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year is now open. Get important information (including required documents needed for registration) at https://bit.ly/23-24KG.   *Please

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BOE meeting

Notice of February 27th Board Meeting

Posted on: February 25, 2024
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This month's regularly scheduled Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education meeting is moving up an hour to accommodate people attending the meeting who also may want to attend the LM Boys Basketball Playoff Game at Lakota West. The game is at 7:30

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Retirement announcement

Retirement Announcement!

Posted on: February 22, 2024
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It is with mixed emotions that we announce the well-deserved retirement of our Director of Support Services, Gene Blake. As he embarks on a new chapter of his life, somewhere on a beach in Florida, we want to express our deepest gratitude for his commitment

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special board meeting

Notice of February 14th Special Board Meeting

Posted on: February 13, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet for a Special Meeting on Wednesday, February 14th, 2024, at 5PM at the Little Miami Central Office. The meeting will not be live-streamed, but as always, the meeting is open to the public. To view

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project excellence

Project Excellence Nomination Window Open

Posted on: January 30, 2024
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The Project Excellence Committee of the Area Progress Council of Warren County, Inc. seeks to recognize and honor excellent teachers within the public schools in Warren County. We ask your assistance in identifying exceptional educators who demonstrate

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Panther Pride Award

January 2024 Panther Pride Award Winners

Posted on: January 24, 2024
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At last night's board of education meeting, we celebrated some incredible Panthers! Congratulations to Greg Robinson, Lorri Lykins and Jason Whitaker on receiving a Panther Pride Award!

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Notice of January 23rd Board Meeting

Posted on: January 21, 2024
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024, at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at the Little Miami Central Office. We will also livestream the meeting

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no school today

No School Today!

Posted on: January 19, 2024
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Little Miami Local Schools will be CLOSED today, January 19th, 2024 due to road conditions caused by the overnight winter weather. Central Office is also closed today.  Today’s closure will be considered a “calamity day” and no

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team photo

Little Miami Academic Team Wins Again!

Posted on: January 16, 2024
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Over the weekend, the Little Miami Academic Team won its' second invitational tournament of the season by winning the Northmont Academic Challenge!  The squad defeated Indian Lake, Tecumseh, Sidney, Anderson, CHCA and Walnut Hills to secure the

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photo of lettuce

Hydroponic Farm at Little Miami High School

Posted on: January 12, 2024
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  Three Little Miami staff members and a handful of students use a hydroponic farm to grow produce inside a classroom.  Alexis Faulkner, Lydia McWilliams, and Krista Parker built the hydroponic growth tower. This week, they got to harvest the first

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Little Miami Academic Team now ranked in the U.S. Top 100!

Posted on: January 11, 2024
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The new rankings are out, and Little Miami is ranked 91st in the nation! This is the team's highest-ever national ranking. This season, The Little Miami Academic Team is off to a fast start as it is 6-0. The most recent victory came at home against

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90 minute delay schedule

Winter Weather Preparedness

Posted on: January 11, 2024
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The winter weather season is here, so the time to be prepared is NOW! If a delay due to weather conditions is necessary, Little Miami will make an announcement via the SwiftK12 notification system (LM phone calls, emails & text messages), post on LM

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LM Preschool

Preschool Registration is now open

Posted on: January 9, 2024
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Little Miami Preschool lottery registration is now open.   Important Information:   Students must be 3 years old by August 1, 2024, and be toilet trained. If your child turns 3 after August 1st, they aren't eligible for our preschool

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Board meeting notice

Notice of Public Hearing and Board of Education Organizational Meeting

Posted on: January 7, 2024
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A Tax Budget Hearing will be held at 6:15 PM on Tuesday, January 9th. Following the hearing the Little Miami Board of Education will meet for an Organizational Meeting at 6:30 PM.  Both meetings will take place at Little Miami Central Office (95 E. U.S.

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girl hugs bus

Little Miami Student Gets a Bus!

Posted on: January 4, 2024
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Little Miami Local Schools proudly presents 10th grader Kyrah Schade with Bus 28!   In 2021, Kyrah emailed Little Miami Director of Support Operations Gene Blake, asking if she could buy Bus 28. She wrote in part, “I got a job for a reason; I

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