Greene Notes

September 15, 2017

Our Flight Pattern

Welcome to the E.H. Greene Intermediate School Newsletter! We will share important information and highlight the great things our students and teachers are doing at our school. You can expect this in your inbox each week on Friday afternoons.

Attendance Line: (513) 686-1756


September 15 - Progress Reports go home

September 28 - Walkathon

September 29 - No School for Students

October 2 - Picture Re-Take Day

October 4 - PTO Meeting at 10:30 am

Walkathon Information!

Our 11th Annual Walk-A-Thon will be happening during the school day on Thursday, September 28th. Students are asked to collect pledges from family members and friends the next 2 weeks leading up to the Walk-A-Thon, with the chance to earn prizes, including gift cards, gift baskets, and lunch with Mr. Tudor! Pledge envelopes went home with students yesterday, and the first day for money turn-in is QUICK - this Friday, 9/22. Be sure to turn in early to be eligible for both raffle drawing days and to be eligible for silly stringing the principal (only for those donating by 9/22) ! Start getting pledges today online here -> or checks payable to EH Greene PTO.

If you would be interested in volunteering to help with the Walk-a-Thon, please sign up at Walkathon Volunteers or email Carrie Dippold at Parents are welcome to join our staff and students as they walk.

Our students will walk at the following times:
5th Grade - 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. - Rooms: 53, 54, 55, 56
5th Grade - 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. - Rooms: 16, 17, 18, 19
5th Grade - 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. - Rooms: 10, 11, 12, 13
5th Grade - 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. - Rooms: 3, 4, 5, 6
6th Grade - 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. - Rooms: 41, 42, 43,45
6th Grade - 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. - Rooms: 20, 21, 22, 23
6th Grade - 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. - Rooms: 24, 25, 26, 27
6th Grade - 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. - Rooms: 33, 35, 36, 37

Student T-Shirts

Order forms for student T-Shirts were sent home in the Green Folder the past two weeks. If your student would like one please click on the appropriate link to submit your order. You will need to send $8.00 cash or check (payable to E.H. Greene School) to your child's homeroom teacher in order to receive your shirt. We would like all students to wear their team shirt for the Walkathon.

If you ordered a t-shirt online, please be sure to send in your payment, marked with your child’s name. We have had to order more Team T-shirts in some sizes. If you paid for a shirt and have not received it yet, please be patient. Our order should be coming in soon. Your child received an email today to let them know if his/her shirt is on order.

5th Grade Order Form

6th Grade Order Form


Haven’t joined the PTO yet? Becoming a member of the PTO is a simple way to show your support for the many important programs organized and funded by the PTO at Greene. There is no obligation to volunteer or attend meetings, although we will always welcome your input and support! Your PTO membership will also give you access to the online student directory through DirectorySpot.

NEWS FLASH: You can now join the PTO and make your payment online HERE!

Clothing Needed

When you are going through clothing your child doesn't want or has outgrown, please remember that we are always in need of pants and shorts (no jeans please) with elasticized waistbands, t-shirts, sweatshirts, underwear and socks. Please send them into the school nurse, Mrs. Dobrowolski. Thank you.

Picture Re-Takes

Any student who did not get their photo taken on "Get Connected Day" , any student who is new, and anyone who needs a re-take, should plan on having their photo taken on October 2nd. Photos will be taken between 8 am and 12 pm. This will be your last chance to have your picture in the yearbook.
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PBIS for Parents - Restroom Expectations

We hope you enjoy this week’s video of staff and students demonstrating behavior in the restrooms and at the drinking fountain. This is a time when students must be responsible, respectful and watch out for each other. Remind your child that if there’s a problem in the restroom, telling an adult immediately is the right thing to do! As you can see, our staff had a lot of fun demonstrating the “non-Aviator” behavior. Thanks for your support at home reinforcing Aviator Expectations.


Please begin clipping and mark your calendars for our fall Box Tops collection, October 2- 6. The wing in each grade that collects the most box tops will receive an extra recess! Students should please turn Box Tops in to their homeroom teacher. For more information including a list of participating products, visit
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Upcoming Bonus Shopping Hours for Homecoming Week!

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 6-8 pm

Thursday, Sept. 21, 6-8 pm

Click here for a complete schedule of store hours

See an online photo album of our current inventory

Where do I park at the high school when visiting the Aves Hangar?

Please visit our webpage for more information.

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NEW THIS YEAR! We are excited to work with the District in collecting your contact information for our Directory. You should have received an email from Sycamore Community Schools in the last two weeks asking you to "OPT IN" to provide your information to the PTO. Please take a minute to respond to this email (even if you filled out the PTO Directory form) to streamline our process of collecting data. Questions? Contact Wendy Andersen at
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Greene School Activity Brochure

Is your child looking to get involved at the Greene School? Below is a link to our 2017-2018 Activity Brochure. You will find information on all of our clubs, including the dates they meet. Please tell your children to watch our video announcements for information on how and when to sign up.

2017-2018 Activity Brochure

Blue Ash Elementary PTO’s Haunted Festival

Haunted Festival is the Blue Ash Elementary PTO’s largest annual family fun night. Many volunteers will be needed to set up, run games, activities, and tables during Haunted Fest! We would love your help by working one shift such as running a game or selling food. We need 300 volunteers to make this festival run smoothly! Adults and children in 5th grade or higher are welcome as volunteers. This is a wonderful opprutunity for grandparents, aunts, uncles, and high school students. Choose the shift and assignment you want and you may select to work with a friend. We can’t wait to see you! If you have questions please contact Debbie Flinchpaugh-Kirby at

Sign up here!

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Pictures for the Yearbook

Calling all parents! Those cell phones take great pictures! When you capture a moment at the Greene School that you are proud of, PLEASE email the picture in its ORIGINAL SIZE to

At the music program, kids having fund together, walk a thon, carnival…as long as it is Greene students, pass it on so we can fill our yearbook with some great photos! Don’t wait til the end of the year! Email your photos right away! THANK YOU!!