Greene Notes

February 9, 2018

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



IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR


February 8 - Order Greene School Yearbook online through February 23rd

February 16 - SEE1 Rock Orchestra with Joe Deninzon at the High School

February 27 - JH Academic Fair 7:00 pm *DATE CHANGE*

Transition

Our district spends a considerable amount of time working on transition. We will reserve this section of the newsletter for information to help you and your children with this process. For the purpose of clarification, we will use the following terms for each grade level: Rising 7th Graders (current 6th graders, class of 2024), Rising 6th Graders (current 5th graders, class of 2025), and Rising 5th Graders (current 4th graders, class of 2026).


Rising 7th Graders


During the week of February 20th, the following packet will be mailed home to rising 7th grade families. The packet includes:

  • Your child’s personal course selector with recommendations for 2018-2019 school year

  • Directions for completing the course selector

  • Sample course selector sheets

  • An “at a glance” version of the course planner

  • Immunization requirements

  • Reminder for Rising 7th Grade Academic Fair on Tuesday February 27th


Your child’s course selector needs to be completed and turned into his/her homeroom teacher by March 2nd.


Upcoming Important Dates

February 20

Junior High Counselors visit 6th grade students at Greene School to talk about scheduling and other Junior High information.


February 27

6:00pm - Special Education 6th Grade Parent Orientation

7:00pm - Rising 7th Grade Parent Orientation/Academic Fair



March 2

All Course Selectors and any Course Adjustment Request Forms due



Two immunizations are required by the state of Ohio (ORC 3313.67) before the start of 7th grade. Tdap (tetanus, diptheria and pertussis booster) and Meningitis (MCV4). Your child may already have had them at their 11 year old check up. If so please obtain a copy of those immunizations. If not, please make an appointment for your students to get these two immunizations. Once you have obtained copies of TDAP and MCV4, send them to Laurie Dobrowolski RN at E.H. Greene Intermediate School. Thank you!


Email: dobrowolskil@sycamoreschools.org

Fax: (513) 792-6172


We are asking that records be received at E.H. Greene Intermediate School by May 11, 2018.


There are many more details that I will communicate to parents and students over the next few months.

Greene Yearbooks

Order your Greene School yearbook online now through February 23, 2018! It's easy! Order today at https://ybpay.lifetouch.com and reference School ID code #1592718. The books are $17.00 and will be delivered to students in mid--late May.

PTO

The PTO nominating committee at the Junior High will be meeting next week. If you have any interest in serving on the JH board or any committee chair, please contact Lori Drasnin, Lsdrasnin@gmail.com.

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SEE1 Joins Renowned Electric Violinist On Stage

Sycamore High School students will join renowned electric violinist Joe Deninzon for the SEE1 Rock Orchestra concert live on Friday, February 16.


Joining SEE1 and Joe Deninzon this year will be singers from the Sycamore HS Choir Program, members of the Sycamore 8th grade Orchestra and the younger rock orchestra Everlasting Monsoon, composed of Sycamore music students in 6th grade.


Click here for more information, including how to purchase tickets.


Mr. Deninzon will be visiting the Greene School on February 15 at 1:30 to play for students.

Sycamore HS Annual Cabaret Feb. 10!

The Sycamore Vocal Boosters proudly present the 2018 Cabaret @ Sycamore High School in The Hub starting at 7pm on Saturday, February 10th. The Cabaret features members of the HS Choral Program as soloists and in small ensembles in a coffeehouse atmosphere, singing jazz standards, musical theatre, folk, classical and foreign language pieces. Tickets $10. Tickets available starting February 1 @ http://www.aveschoir.org/Cabaret-Tickets. Limited seating. Proceeds benefit the Sycamore High School Choral Program and Sycamore Vocal Boosters.

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Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/31-1298442 and Amazon donates to Edwin H. Greene Intermediate School PTO.

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Aviation Station is coming to your neighborhood!

The Aviation Station will be rolling into your neighborhood to provide Homework Assistance, STEAM activities, and free wifi on the following days each week of the school year:


Mondays 4:00-6:00 p.m.: Fields Ertel Townhomes

Tuesdays 4:00-6:00 p.m.: Hazelwood Community Center

Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 p.m.: Sycamore Terrace

Thursdays 4:00-6:00 p.m.: Blue Ash Kohl’s parking lot (Plainfield & Hunt Roads)


If you would like your child to participate in this free service, please fill out the permission form and return it to your child’s school prior to the day of the Aviation Station visit in your community. For more information regarding the Aviation Station, please visit our website at https://www.sycamoreschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=2988

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

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 yearbookgreene@gmail.com.


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!!