Greene Notes

May 19, 2017

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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 afternoons.

Attendance Line: (513) 686-1756


May 22 - 5th Grade Device Collection - Please make sure your child has their Chromebook and charger!

May 23 - Everlasting Monsoon Concert at Greene

May 24 - 6th Grade Celebration

May 25 Field Day - Please sign up to volunteer:

May 25 - Last Day for Students!

June 2 - Report Cards Mailed Home

August 7 - Get Connnected @EHGreeneSchool

August 8-11 - Greene 101

Interested in Summer School? Chick here for details on courses and how to sign up!


We are continuing to include a section on transition. This has information for students transitioning both to Greene as well as to the Junior High. The grade level below represents the grade you will be in NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.

Rising 5th Graders:

Thank you to all who came to our Orientation Night. We had a huge turn out and can't wait to welcome these 5th graders to the Greene School Next Year.

Here is the Orientation Presentation for you to view.

Important Dates

Specials Course Descriptions

2016-2017 Activity Brochure

Rising 6th Graders:

Students will be turning in their Chromebooks on Monday, May 22. You will need to make sure to turn in your charger as well. We will reissue the same Chromebook and charger at Get Connected @EHGreeneSchool on August 7.

Rising 7th Graders:

JH Schedule Pick Up is going to be:

Wednesday, August 9th: 1:00PM - 5:00PM and Thursday, August 10th from 8:00am - 12:00pm.

Don't forget your TDAP. All rising 7th graders will need this before school begins. Talk to your doctor to ensure the correct documentation is in place.

If you missed the Academic Fair, you can click the link below to view the presentation.


All parents of sixth grade students are invited to attend our annual “Sixth Grade Celebration” on Wednesday, May 24th. This is a recognition ceremony for all of our sixth grade students. Please consult the following schedule for the assigned program time for your child’s homeroom. Each program will be held in our cafeteria and will last approximately 60 minutes. You will enter through the cafeteria doors.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Classrooms of: Mrs.Ahr, Mr.Staggs, Mrs.Dorko, Mr.McGranahan,

Mrs.Allred, Mr.Kelly, Mrs.Pihl, and Mr.McCalla

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Classrooms of: Mrs. Carlton, Miss. Davis, Mr.Rains, Mrs.Harris,

Mrs.Walter, Mrs.Mulvaney, Mrs.Marks, and Mr.Bogdan

After each classroom receives their recognition awards, there will be a photo opportunity while they are up on the stage. There will also be a reception in the cafeteria lobby immediately following each awards ceremony.

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Medication Pick Up

If your child keeps medication in the nurse's office, it must be picked up by MAY 26th, by an adult. No medication is to be transported by a student, and any medication remaining past the last day of school will be discarded, including inhalers and epipen injectors.

Additionally, please remember that school medication requires a new doctor's order each year.

Thank you for your attention, and please call Ms. Wolf at 686-1753 with any questions!

Summer Reading Program

Summer is a great time to read a good book! The Junior High summer reading requirements have changed this year. Please click the links below to learn more about the summer reading requirements for the various language arts classes. All summer reading is due on the first day of school.

Language Arts 7/8 and Interdisciplinary Language Arts 7/8

Students: Join the Language Arts 7 Google Classroom. The code to join is ruvf8v. The first two posts on the classroom page describe the recommendation for summer reading. The rest of the posts are designed to help you find the perfect book to read this summer.

Parents: Click here to view a Prezi explaining the summer reading recommendation for students.

Honors Language Arts 7

Students: Join the Honors Language Arts 7 Google Classroom. The code to join is q5ayxvm. Make sure that you read both posts. The first post is an introduction. The second post is the assignment sheet.

Parents: Click here to view a copy of the assignment sheet. We encourage you to view your student's Google Classroom to learn more about the assignment.

Please contact Sara Sheldt at with any questions.

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Aves Cross Country Camp

Proudly sponsored by

Fleet Feet Cincinnati

I would like to invite your son/daughter to the first annual Sycamore Aves Cross Country Camp. The camp will introduce key concepts and training associated with our junior high and high school programs. We also want the runners to come away with positive experiences and benefits associated with cross country. - Coach Shomo

GRADES: 2017-18 incoming 5th - 8th graders.

CAMP DATES: Choose one of the following sessions. Will accept up to 50 runners for each session.

  • June 5th – June 15th with a 2 mile Race on June 16th (Please arrive 15 minutes early on Monday, June 5th)

  • July 3rd – July 13th with a 2 mile Race on July 14th (Please arrive 15 minutes early on Monday,July 13th)


CAMP LOCATION: Sycamore High School (will meet by track)

CAMP COST: $50 Please pay through Sycamore Parent Portal prior to first day. If space is available, walk up registrations may be accepted the first day. Checks would be made out to Sycamore Community Schools.

Campers will receive

  • Discounted and fitted footwear from Fleet Feet 9525 Kenwood Rd #42, Blue Ash, OH 45242

  • Instructions on how to warm-up and cool down properly

  • Instructions on strengthening exercises

  • Instructions on correct running form and gait

  • Teaching on how to train for distance running

  • An introduction to injury prevention and nutrition

  • A camp t-shirt

7-8 Summer Learning and Enrichment

Sycamore Community Schools’ 7-8 Summer Learning and Enrichment is a four week program beginning on June 12 and concluding on July 7. There are no classes on Tuesday, July 4th. Classes will be held at Sycamore Junior High School. Enrollment must be completed online. Invitations and teacher recommendations will be mailed home as needed. For more information, contact Chris Gutermuth, 5-8 Summer Learning Director, at or 513-686-1739 /press 2 for Chris Gutermuth. You can also view the course and information catalog by CLICKING HERE.

Summer Volleyball Camp

WHO: Any incoming 3rd - 8th grader

WHEN: June 5th - 8th

WHERE: Sycamore H.S. Main Gym

Time: 9am - Noon

Cost: $90

Register online @ click on Camps and Clinics and select Summer Volleyball camp or print out the form and Mail to:

Sycamore Athletic Department

7400 Cornell Road

Cincinnati, OH 45242

Checks made out to: Sycamore Community Schools

Summer MAP Testing

Sycamore Schools is offering an optional summer MAP administration for grades 2-8. Please click on the link for more details and to register your child for this opportunity. If you have any questions, please email Mindy Zellner, District Gifted Coordinator, at

Summer MAP Testing Sign-Up

Youth Writing Camp

The Ohio Writing Project is offering a Youth Writing Camp for students entering 5th - 8th grades again this summer, July 17-21. It's a camp full of engaging activities that inspire writing in many genres along with learning from authors and sharing their own writing. The writers also spend time swimming, playing frisbee golf, eating pizza, and enjoying other campus and camp-like activities. It is a camp for kids who like to write and create, and it is a joy to watch them grow in their writing and confidence. I've been leading this camp for over ten years and I never grow tired of watching the campers write and share with such enthusiasm.

Click here for more information.

Summer Girls Soccer Camp

GOAL! GOAL! GOAL! Whether you are an accomplished player or just like to have fun, the Sycamore Girls Varsity Youth Camp is for you. Come join Coach Brian Fallon and some of the varsity players for 4 days of training, teamwork and fun. The girls soccer youth camp runs June 19-22 from 3pm-5pm at the high school turf. You can register at, see you in June"

Summer Tennis Clinic!!!

5th, 6th, 7th grade Boys & Girls

Hosted by Mike Teets, Boys & Girls Varsity Tennis Coach

Assisted by varsity boys & girls players

Thursdays - June 15 & 22, July 13 & 20

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Cost is $50 (includes t-shirt & prizes!)

Questions & To Register:

Camp Invention is coming to Sycamore Community School District!

Since 1990, Camp Invention has taken summer fun and transformed it from ordinary to extraordinary!

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Edwin H. Greene Intermediate School is pleased to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades 1st-6th. It’s an exciting, weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Children will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills while rotating through several fascinating modules. The week begins on June 5, 2017 with Chris Gutermuth serving as Director of the Launch program!

Here is how young innovators will be spending their time:

  • Engaging creative thinking to design and build their own duct tape creations

  • Experiencing the power of rocket science by building and launching rubber band rockets

  • Exploring aerodynamics to blast water rockets made from plastic bottles more than 50 feet in the air

  • Taking apart nonworking machines and devices to investigate their inner operations

All activities give participants the opportunity to explore, discover and achieve while having fun!

Local educators will facilitate program modules and enthusiastic high school students will serve as Leadership Interns ensuring that one program team member is in place for every eight children.

Register on or before March 20, 2017 using promo code Discover25 to receive $25 OFF the base price of $225. Every registration includes a complimentary Camp Invention t-shirt. Availability is limited, so visit or call 800.968.4332 to secure your child’s spot today!