Greene Notes

November 5, 2021

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 afternoon.

E.H. Greene Intermediate School

Address: 5200 Aldine Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Office Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Phone: (513) 686-1750

Attendance Phone: (513) 686-1707 or

Important dates for your calendar

Letter Days for the week of November 8:

C Day - Monday, November 8

D Day - Tuesday, November 9

A Day - Wednesday, November 10

B Day - Thursday, November 11

No School - Friday, November 12 (conference day)

Friday, November 5 - Report Cards posted online (through Parent Portal)

Sunday, November 7 - Daylight Savings Time Ends ("Fall Back")

November 8 - 21 - Virtual Scholastic Book Fair

Thursday, November 11 - Parent-Teacher Conferences - 3:30 -7:30 pm (virtual)

Friday, November 12 - NO SCHOOL - Parent-Teacher Conferences - 7:30 am - 3:00 pm (virtual)

November 24-26 - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday

Report Cards Online Today

Just a reminder that your child's report card be viewed online, as of today. Report cards have been uploaded to the e-backpack that is found on the Parent Portal.

After School Activities -Student Pick Up

Several after school activities have started and we are dismissing many students at once. For student safety, we would like to remind parents to park in a spot and wait for your child. Please drive slowly and carefully when you leave, as children will be walking through the parking area to meet their parents. Thank you.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for November 11th (3:30 - 7:30 pm) and November 12th (7:30 am - 3:00pm) . You can look for information on how to sign up for virtual conferences in your child’s team newsletter.

Lifetouch to offer student photo sessions in November

If your student was not photographed by Lifetouch on either Picture Day (August 16) or Retake Day (September 27) , there is an opportunity to have photos taken at the Lifetouch Studios in November. The dates are November 8 and November 22. To schedule an appointment, please call Cindy at Lifetouch at 513-577-7610. The Lifetouch Studios are located at 11815 Hwy Drive, #100, Sharonville, Ohio 45241.

Optional CogAT testing - December 8, 2021

Parents of 5th graders:

Greene will be offering optional CogAT testing for possible qualification into gifted classes for 6th grade in the 2022 - 2023 school year. Students already taking advanced language and accelerated math will NOT need to requalify. Please sign up if you are interested in having your child test for advanced language arts, accelerated math or double accelerated math. Here are the qualification requirements. In order to take the CogAT, students need to have already scored in the 95th percentile, or close to the required MAP score in reading and/or math.

Testing will take place on December 8th at Greene starting at 8:20. If you would like to sign your child up for the testing, please fill out this form by November 29th.

Flight Crew

Mr. Graulty and the Flight Crew have been working hard to continue to support and model "a school environment where all students wake up inspired to learn and return home knowing they did their best at the end of the day". These past few weeks, the students worked to make a video to share with students and parents with an inspirational and positive message. You can view the video here!

Attention Registered Nurses

The Sycamore Community School District is currently looking for registered nurses who would like to be employed as substitute nurses. Applicants must have current nursing experience, preferably with children, special needs, diabetes and an active nursing license.

If you qualify and are interested, please call Julie Ferron, R.N. at 686-1743 or email at

From Our School Nurse


If you are new to the district, please provide a copy of your child's most current immunizations. Feel free to reach out to the school nurse if you have any questions: Laurie Dobrowolski BSN, RN, LSN, phone 513-686-1753, and FAX 513-792-6172.

Reporting a COVID related absence

If your child has been exposed, tested positive or has potential COVID symptoms please call our Attendance Line 686-1707 or click on this link to complete this form. Following this process helps us track the necessary information more accurately.

Report your child's COVID related absence here


Please send your child to school everyday with a refillable water bottle. The water fountains are only accessible for refilling bottles.

Thank you,

Laurie Dobrowolski BSN, RN, LSN

Phone 513-686-1753

Fax 513-792-6172


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Virtual Scholastic Book Fair is Coming Soon to E.H. Greene!!

November 8th-November 19th, 2021!!

It is finally time...time for the Scholastic Virtual Book Fair!! We’re SO excited about all the incredible, new, & engaging books that will be available!! Plus, every purchase benefits our school! There will be hundreds of books to choose from. Prices will range from $2.00 to about $25.00, with the average price of a book being $6.00 or $7.00.

There will be wonderful books, as well as other reading related items, for all ages, making it the perfect way to get a head start on your holiday shopping!! Teachers will also have Wish Lists if you’d like to buy a gift for your child’s classroom. Scholastic has also created a new digital payment option, the eWallet, you can share with family and friends who are looking for that perfect gift idea for your child!

Your child will be digitally exploring the Scholastic Virtual Book Fair during their regularly scheduled Multimedia Exploration class. Those students not in that class are encouraged to tour the virtual book fair independently. You can preview & explore the Virtual Book Fair by clicking HERE!!

The first day of the Scholastic Virtual Book Fair is Monday, November 8th and the final day is Friday November 19th. Because our fair is virtual this year, you are conveniently able to shop online anytime during this two week window!

To shop at the fair, click HERE anytime from 11/8-11/19!! If you are looking to find books specifically curated for your students at the Greene School, you can find books for kids ages 9-12 HERE!!



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Volunteers Needed in the Media Center

We are looking for volunteers for our Media Center.

We need 1 volunteer per shift (60-90 minutes) to help stack books and other tasks.

If you are able to help, please sign up on the link below. Thank you!!!/showSignUp/8050b4dafa92da7ff2-media

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Staff of the Month - Nomination form

We invite students and parents to nominate a staff member who they believe makes the Greene School a great place to learn.

Here is the link to the nomination form: Staff Member of the Month

Thank you!

Greene PTO

You can join the PTO by clicking HERE!

Updated PTO Handbook for 21-22 is available here:

PTO Fundraiser - City Barbeque

The PTO is having a fundraiser at City Barbeque Blue Ash on 11/16/2021! Order online or head on over to show your support and enjoy some BBQ—we’ll get 20% of all sales above $500 from everyone who shares this post or uses our fundraiser code “FundA” when they order at ( or in the City BBQ app!

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WHO: Students 1st-6th grade, regardless of size or experience

WHAT: Wrestling is a disciplined sport that instills good sportsmanship and builds confidence. Instruction will consist of teaching basic wrestling moves, drilling, and live wrestling. There are many weight classes, so you compete against others your own size and age.

WHERE: Sycamore High School Wrestling Room. Park on the bus ramp and enter stairs near the pool. Turn left and walk towards the pool. Turn right at the hallway. The wrestling room will be in the last door on the right before you enter the gym.

COMPETITION: We are expecting to have more competitions than last year. The Sycamore Takedown Tournament is already scheduled 11/14. Most tournaments are on Sundays. Some are on Saturdays. There is usually a $15 fee per tournament. Competing is not required.

PRACTICE: Practices will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Additional practice time may be added if needed, based on the level of the wrestlers. Practice begins Tuesday, November 9th. Practice and Competitions Schedules

EQUIPMENT: Personal water bottle. Hand sanitizer. Shoes (wrestling or gym), gym shorts and a t-shirt. Headgear recommended.

SIGN-UPS: Register online HERE. Payment should be made after Thanksgiving break. The cost for participation is $75. Fee includes shorts and t-shirt, and insurance. Sign-ups welcome until 12/10/2021.

STAFF: Head Youth Coach: Jason Staggs (513) 477-7755

Assistants: HS and JH coaches and numerous parent assistants. More volunteers needed!

QUESTIONS: Contact Jason Staggs, Head Youth Coach, at or (513) 477-7755, or Jeremy Pletz, Head Varsity Coach or (513) 375-5597.

We will be taking the following precautions due to COVID - 19.

  • Masks need to be worn while indoors. Kids can remove masks in the wrestling room.

  • Kids will have to sanitize their hands when entering and leaving the wrestling room.

  • The locker rooms can be used for using the bathroom only. Wrestlers will change shoes and clothes in the wrestling room.

  • Please bring a personal water bottle and hand sanitizer.

The wrestling club will be viewed as its own “bubble” but we will attempt to create smaller groups within it.

For more information go to

The content of this flier is not an activity of the Sycamore Community School district. No district funds or resources were used in the printing of this flier.

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Activity Brochure

We are excited to release the Activity Brochure. These activities are a great opportunity for students to get involved and meet new friends. The sponsor of each club will come on our video announcements to share about the club and how to sign up a couple of weeks before they begin.


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