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Blog Entries - 2022

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Important Message for Our Panther Community

Posted on: July 5, 2022
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It is with absolute heartbreak and deepest sorrow that we share the news of the untimely passing of beloved Little Miami Middle School custodian Robin Gredig on July 5th while at work. We are devastated by this tragedy and send our most heartfelt condolences

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22-23 Free and Reduced Applications Now Available

Posted on: July 1, 2022
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Free & Reduced Meal Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are now available! You can sign up via PaySchools Central or download the paper application. Please keep in mind that Free & Reduced applications are more than just

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Notice of June Board Meeting

Posted on: June 26, 2022
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, June 28th, 2022 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at Central Office. We will also be livestreaming the meeting

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Request for Proposal - Asphalt Repairs

Posted on: June 2, 2022
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Little Miami Local Schools Request for Proposal (RFP) Asphalt Repairs The purpose of this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) is to select a vendor to provide asphalt repairs to the 5 district parking lots and roads. Requests for information related to this RFP and

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LMES & LMECC Under Brief Lockdown June 1

Posted on: June 1, 2022
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UPDATE: This lockdown was a BRIEF event (lasting approximately 15 minutes). Notification was sent to families as soon as accurate information could be gathered and distributed considering this was a rapidly-occurring incident. While we absolutely value

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Panther Hearts are with Uvalde

Posted on: May 25, 2022
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In light of the tragic event out of Texas, we wanted to share a message directly with our families. Little Miami weeps with the community of Uvalde, Texas and sends our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to all who are impacted by this unspeakable

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Summer Meal Opportunities

Posted on: May 25, 2022
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While Little Miami Local Schools is not hosting a summer meal program on our campuses, we are grateful to share a local opportunity for our community members. Kings Local School District, in partnership with South Lebanon Community Center/Joshua’s

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Notice of May 2022 Board of Education Meeting

Posted on: May 24, 2022
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at Central Office. We will also be livestreaming the meeting

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UPDATED - Phone Lines Now Restored

Posted on: May 20, 2022
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UPDATE - 11:58 AM May 20, 2022

All LM phone services have been restored as of 11:58 AM. If you need to contact your student's building via phone, you are now able to do so.

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UPDATED - Bus 45 (Panda) Involved in Accident

Posted on: May 20, 2022
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UPDATE (12:48 PM) : We are grateful to share that the students transported to the hospital and bus driver are doing well, considering the events of the morning. Both students been discharged from the hospital with no major injuries sustained. As a correction

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Important Food Services Info for '22-'23 Year

Posted on: May 18, 2022
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For the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered waivers to Child Nutrition (CN) Programs across the United States, allowing these programs to offer all students breakfast and lunch, at no charge. These waivers will

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2022-2023 Registration

Posted on: May 10, 2022
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While one school year draws to a close, we are already thinking about the next! If you will be registering a new student for the 22-23 school year, help ensure a smooth start by enrolling them by July 22nd, 2022. General Registration for the 2022-2023 school

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New Family Welcome Date Announced

Posted on: May 9, 2022
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Save the Date!! Little Miami will host the annual New Family Welcome event on Thursday, July 21st at Little Miami High School (3001 E US 22&3, Morrow, OH 45152) from 5-8 PM. After a brief welcome program, families are welcome to tour their student’s

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Little Miami PTO Space Adventure Carnival

Posted on: April 25, 2022
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The PTOs from LMECC, LMPR, and LMES are excited to host a fun evening at the Carnival for students and their families! This "Space Adventure" Carnival will feature games, prizes, food & fun!  Where: Little Miami Primary School When: Saturday, May

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Notice of April 2022 Board of Education Meeting

Posted on: April 24, 2022
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at Central Office. We will also be livestreaming the meeting

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Project Excellence Award Winners

Posted on: April 7, 2022
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Congratulations are in order for two outstanding LM educators - Brandy Phillips (Little Miami High School Counselor) and Nicole Dunigan (Little Miami High School and Middle School Spanish Teacher) who have been named the 2021-2022 Little Miami Project

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Warren County ESC Governing Board Vacancy

Posted on: April 4, 2022
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Warren County Educational Service Center (WCESC) is seeking qualified and interested candidates to fill a vacancy on their Governing Board in accordance with Board Policy 0145. The duration of this vacancy will be through December 31, 2023 which will

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LMMS Parent Scheduling Information Night

Posted on: March 29, 2022
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Planning and preparation for the 2022-2023 school year continues with details for families of current 5th and 6th grade students. On Wednesday, April 6th, parents/guardians of current 6th grade students (going into 7th grade next year) are invited to a

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Fine Arts Festival to Be Held May 14th

Posted on: March 22, 2022
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We are thrilled to announce the return of the Little Miami Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, May 14th at Little Miami High School. The Festival will showcase musical performances & art exhibits featuring the talents of our Panthers, with fun “bonus

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Notice of March 2022 Board Meeting

Posted on: March 20, 2022
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at Central Office. We will also be livestreaming the meeting

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LM Transportation Unable to Access Thornton Grove

Posted on: March 18, 2022
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UPDATE 7:04 AM:    Little Miami Transportation is now able to access the Thornton Grove subdivision after the Shelter in Place order issued by local law enforcement was lifted and will continue transporting students. Thank you for your patience

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Updated CDC Guidance - Feb. 25

Posted on: February 27, 2022
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Last Friday, February 25th, the CDC released updated guidance regarding lifting masking requirements on public school transportation. In alignment with this guidance, all Little Miami students and staff are no longer required to wear masks when utilizing

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Notice of February Board of Education Meeting

Posted on: February 20, 2022
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at Central Office. We will also be livestreaming the meeting

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Kindness Week at LMES

Posted on: February 15, 2022
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This week, February 14-18, is Random Acts of Kindness Week at LMES. Students will be learning important character elements, lessons in kindness, and other important lessons in emotional wellness. Thursday, February 17th is “National Kindness Day”

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2022 Annual Report Available Online

Posted on: February 8, 2022
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The 2022 LM Annual Report is now available online and we are so excited to share some of the great things that have happened across the district this year! Our district is growing and changing in many ways, but our dedication to our incredible Panthers

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LM Closed February 7

Posted on: February 6, 2022
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Little Miami Local Schools will be CLOSED on Monday, February 7th, 2022 due to remaining icy conditions on the district's back roads and at LM facilities, including parking lots and buses. LM Maintenance worked tirelessly throughout the weekend to ready LM

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Celebration of Life in Honor of Quinn McGuire

Posted on: February 4, 2022
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It is with deepest heartbreak that we share the news of the passing of one of our beloved Panther students, Quinn McGuire. Quinn was a cherished member of our Panther Pride and his joyful spirit and smile will be missed greatly. Little Miami Local Schools

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Bengals Spirit Week at LM!

Posted on: February 4, 2022
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Little Miami Schools is rooting our Cincinnati Bengals to victory by hosting a charitable spirit week from February 7th-11th. Help cheer on the Bengals and make a difference in our local community by participating in the FUN! Below are the themes for each day as well at the causes supported at each building.

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LM Schools Closed 2/4

Posted on: February 3, 2022
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All Little Miami school buildings will be CLOSED on Friday, February 4th, 2022 due to hazardous road conditions and inclement weather. There will be no remote learning for students as the district will utilize a calamity day. Little Miami Schools will not be

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Little Miami Schools CLOSED 2/3

Posted on: February 2, 2022
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All Little Miami school buildings will be CLOSED on Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 due to potentially hazardous road conditions and forecasted inclement weather. There will be no remote learning for students as the district will utilize a calamity day. Little

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LM on 90-Minute Delay January 28th

Posted on: January 28, 2022
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Little Miami Local Schools will be on a 90-Minute Delay today, January 28th, 2022.   90-Minute Delay Building Start Times LMHS Student Day Begins: 8:40 AM (1st period starts - No ETEH)  LMMS Student Day Begins: 8:55 AM LMES Student Day

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Nominate a Great Teacher! Call for Project Excellence Nominations

Posted on: January 28, 2022
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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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Updated COVID-19 Guidance

Posted on: January 28, 2022
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Good afternoon Panther Families,   As we continue moving forward through the ever-present changes and challenges that accompany living with COVID-19, we thank you for your cooperation and ask for your continued patience and support as we adjust to the

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Important LM Update - Social Media Engagement

Posted on: January 28, 2022
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Over the past few years, the comment section of many Little Miami social media posts has become a place that is often filled with language that diminishes and clouds the message originally shared.   While our social media pages are a public space,

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2022-2023 Academic Calendar Approved

Posted on: January 27, 2022
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Mark your calendars Panther Families - the 2022-2023 Academic Calendar has been released! This calendar was approved at the January 25th Board of Education Meeting after giving LM staff & the community time to reflect on two draft calendar options and

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LMES Spelling Bee Winners

Posted on: January 27, 2022
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Congratulations are in order for the 2021-2022 Top 3 Spellers at LMES! These stellar spellers displayed incredible vocabulary understanding and took home the top three prizes at this year's LMES Spelling Bee. Congratulations to Owen Menad for his First

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We Want to Hear From You! How Can We Improve Communication?

Posted on: January 24, 2022
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Little Miami is now utilizing an innovative communications tool to engage with the community & gather public feedback! ThoughtExchange allows the community to give insight and perspectives to LM administration that will help us gauge outreach success and

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Notice of January Board of Education Meeting

Posted on: January 23, 2022
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Panther Room at Central Office. We will also be livestreaming the meeting

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Information about Week of January 18th

Posted on: January 14, 2022
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As a reminder, Little Miami Schools will be closed Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 18th. Students in Grades PK-8 will return to in-person learning on January 18th. Little Miami

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2021 Elected Board Members Sworn In

Posted on: January 13, 2022
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On Tuesday, January 11th, Mrs. Mary Elmer & Mrs. Bobbie Grice were sworn into service on the Little Miami Board of Education. This is Mrs. Elmer’s first term on the Board and Mrs. Grice’s fifth! Thank you to all of our Board members for their

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Little Miami CLOSED 1/12-1/14

Posted on: January 11, 2022
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All Little Miami buildings will be CLOSED for the rest of the week – January 12th through January 14th due to staffing shortages at Little Miami Transportation.  These days will be considered “calamity days” and no remote instruction or

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Notice of Board of Education Organizational Meeting

Posted on: January 9, 2022
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The Little Miami Board of Education will meet at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, January 11th for an Organizational Meeting followed by a Special Meeting for the Board to engage in a work session. A Tax Budget Hearing will precede the Organizational Meeting and will

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ProgressBook Mobile App Now Available!

Posted on: January 6, 2022
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With the Frontline ProgressBook Parent /Student mobile app, students and their families can track grades, view homework assignments, monitor attendance, and more!   Check out this video for an overview: Frontline ProgressBook Parent/Student App

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Bus 9 Involved in Minor Accident

Posted on: January 6, 2022
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In the afternoon of January 6th, LM Bus 9 transporting LMES students was involved in a minor accident with no injuries. 12 students were on board at the time of the accident. All parents of students on board have been notified. The LM bus driver was not at

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Seeking Helpful Substitute Aides

Posted on: January 5, 2022
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Spread the word! Come join the LM team! If you love to work with kids & enjoy a flexible schedule, Little Miami could use your talents! As a LM Substitute Aide working with students or serving as an aide who works more closely with teachers, you are able

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