Greene Notes

January 24, 2020

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.

Important Dates for your Calendar

Tuesday, January 28 - 6th grade Jr. High Choir Tryouts (at Greene) - Gray & Blue Teams

Wednesday, January 29 - 6th grade Jr. High Choir Tryouts (at Greene) - Purple & White Teams

Thursday, January 30 - 6th grade Jr. High Choir Tryouts (at Greene) - anyone who still needs to audition

Thursday, January 30 - NO Greene Machine rehearsal

Friday, February 7 - Interim Reports distributed

Saturday, February 8 - GREENE SCHOOL CARNIVAL - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Monday, February 17 - NO SCHOOL - Presidents' Day

Thursday, February 20-Friday, February 21 - Author Visit - Shelley Pearsall

Letter Days this Week:

Monday, January 27 - D Day

Tuesday, January 28 - A Day

Wednesday, January 29 - B Day

Thursday, January 30 - C Day

Friday, January 31 - D Day

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The kids are getting super excited about Greene Fest 2020!

We only have 30% of our volunteer spots filled! YIKES!

Grab a friend, a spouse, or an older child and sign up to join in the fun!

Also - We had a great turn-out at our Donation Drop-Off Day!

Did you miss it?

We’re still accepting donations to support a few of our most popular games!

Sign-up to donate here —>

Items can be dropped off in the Main Lobby or by the Cafeteria Entrance

through Friday, January 31st!

Box Tops for Education

Please continue clipping those box tops, downloading the Box Top app and scanning receipts, and mark your calendars for our Winter Box Tops collection January 27-31. The classroom in each grade that collects the most box tops will receive packs of gum! Students should please turn Box Tops in to their homeroom teachers. With the new box top labels, receipts must be scanned to the app within two weeks of completing the purchase in order to be counted. When scanning, push the credit tab at the bottom of the screen and enter your child's homeroom teacher's name/color of wing. This will credit your child's contribution to the classroom/wing count. Boost your collection by recruiting extended family and family friends to donate their box tops and credit their scanned receipts to your student's classroom/wing. Every little bit adds up and helps support your school.

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From our Nurse

Attention: Parents of 6th Grade Students

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!


Fax: (513) 792-6172

And, more from our Nurse

Runny noses, coughs and sore throats are upon us. If your child has a fever (greater than 100.4), please keep them home. They can return to school after 24 hours of being fever free.

Tips for keeping your child comfortable at school when they have a cold.

  1. Send them with a water bottle, hydration is essential and provides relief of cough or sore throat.

  2. Get plenty of rest especially while not feeling well (9-12 hours).

  3. Eat a balanced diet.

  4. Use medications as directed from physician before they come to school.

  5. If they are in need of a medication or cough drops at school, please fill out the medication administration form and have you and your physician sign it.

  6. As always, handwashing is key to combat the spread of many illnesses.

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Screen Agers 2.0

We are planning a new series for parents on how to support student concerns. This idea was born from one of our general PTO meetings and has grown as concerns have shifted. This year we will focus on anxiety. We are still finalizing details, but here are the plans (mark your calendar):

March 31 - Viewing of Screenagers 2.0 with community discussion

April 7 - Presentation by a mental health professional with resources and strategies on how to deal with anxiety

April 14 - A presenter will instruct the community on what steps they can take to ensure their child's cell phone is safe and being monitored by an adult.

All presentations will begin at 6:00 pm in the Greene School Cafe

Did you miss last year's presentations? Here are some resources we shared from them:

Tonight's Presentation
Blocksi Tutorial
Common Sense
Family Engagement Resources

News from the Junior High

The Junior High has begun the process of transitioning your son/daughter as a seventh grader! We are confident that the outstanding academic foundation Greene has established will carry on here at the Junior High. In addition, the Junior High has a dynamic after school life with many athletic opportunities and clubs. We look forward to your family joining our Junior High community. While the transition process is in the early planning stages, we are very excited to think about your son/daughter joining us in August! Please put the following dates on your calendar:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at 7:00pm: Rising 7th grader orientation and academic fair at the Junior High. Please note: There will be a Special Education Orientation meeting @ 6:00pm.

  • Thursday, March 5, 2020: Rising 7th grade student tours at the Junior High.

There are many more details that we will communicate to parents and students over the next few months. Please watch our spot on the S'more for the most up-to-date information regarding the sixth to seventh grade transition.

Tryouts for Jr. High Choirs

Tryouts for Jr. High choirs will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28 and 29 from 8:25 am - 12:30 pm. Gray and Blue teams will audition on Tuesday, and Purple and White teams will audition on Wednesday. Any 6th grader who was not able to audition on Tuesday or Wednesday, will be able to audition on Thursday, January 30. All auditions will take place at the Greene School during the regular school day.

Now Hiring!!

Interested in being part of an amazing school district as a substitute Educational Assistant? This is a great opportunity to help support the needs of our students and buildings. The hourly rate of pay is $12/hr. Applicants must have a satisfactory FBI/BCI background check. Physical ability and appropriate interaction with students, school staff, and administrators are required for this position. Please click here to complete an online application to begin the process.

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Activity Brochure

Is your child looking to get involved in after school activities? Check out our Activities Brochure. We will announce to students before clubs start and how to sign up. This post will stay at the bottom of our newsletters if you are looking for it later.

Greene School Activity Brochure 2019-20