Greene Notes

November 19, 2021

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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 ehgattendance@sycamoreschools.org

Important dates for your calendar

Letter Days for the week of November 22:

D Day - Monday, November 22

A Day - Tuesday, November 23


Wednesday - Friday - No School

November 21 - Last day for Virtual Scholastic Book Fair

November 22 - December 3 - Student Council Clothing Drive

November 24-26 - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday

December 8 - CogAT testing for all 6th graders; 5th graders by parent request

Lost and Found

We want to update you on lost and found. Our wonderful students have been working hard on this project. They have reunited items with students if there were names on them. More items will be added soon.


They are also building the catalog of lost items. Each item will have a number. You can view the items HERE. If you recognize something, HERE is a form you can use to claim it.

Attention 6th Grade Parents!

Save the Date! At out January PTO General Meeting on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, the Junior High will be presenting about the transition for next year.


Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Time: 10:30 am

Link to Join Virtual Meeting: meet.google.com/owj-nwmh-yda

Student Council Clothing Drive for OGB through December 3rd

The Greene Student Council is sponsoring a clothing drive to benefit Operation Give Back (OGB), now through Friday, December 3rd.


We need your old clothes! Please bring in old coats and any other clothing that is in good shape and has been washed. We will also be looking for new masks, new socks, gloves, coats and scarves. Donations should be brought to the Main Lobby where there will be several collection barrels. The Student Council goal is 1,500 articles of clothing! Please help us reach that goal! Thank you!!!

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.

Lifetouch student photo session November 22nd

If your student was not photographed by Lifetouch on either Picture Day (August 16) or Retake Day (September 27) , there is still an opportunity to have photos taken at the Lifetouch Studios (in West Chester) on Monday, November 22. To schedule an appointment, please call Cindy at Lifetouch at 513-577-7610.

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 ferronj@sycamoreschools.org.

From Our School Nurse

Immunizations

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 dobrowolskil@sycamoreschools.org, 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


Reminder

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


dobrowolskil@sycamoreschools.org

Phone 513-686-1753

Fax 513-792-6172

The Scholastic Virtual Book Fair is Almost Over!!

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Virtual Scholastic Book Fair Ends on Sunday, November 21st!!!

  • SHOP!! : Shop the latest and greatest books!! So many books to buy and read, so little time!! Make sure you do this with a grown up!!

  • Preview & Watch: Check out all the books and the awesome book trailers to decide which books you want to purchase!!

  • Teacher Wishlist: buy a book gift for your teacher’s classroom!!

  • eWallet: a new digital payment option you can share with family and friends who are looking for that perfect gift idea for you, it works like a gift card!!


HAPPY BOOK SHOPPING, READERS!!!!

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!!


https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/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:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uVI5FCNo4ow7n-BFldtKTfZTJL8tH6UZ/view?usp=drivesdk

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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.


ACTIVITY BROCHURE 2021-22

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