Greene Notes

February 18, 2022

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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

School Hours: 8:10 am - 2:45 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 February 21, 2022:

Monday - No school, Tuesday - B Day, Wednesday - C Day, Thursday - D Day, Friday - A Day


Important Upcoming Dates:

Monday, February 21 - Presidents' Day - No school

Saturday, February 26 - Pancake Day at the High School -5th & 6th Grade Bands and Orchestras will be performing! Enjoy pancakes while listening to music!

Wednesday, March 2 - General Greene PTO meeting 10:30 - 11:30 am

Monday, March 14-Friday March 18 - Spring Break - NO School

Transition to the Junior High

We will keep this section in the newsletter to share information about transition to the Junior High.


Transition Timeline

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!

Below are some important dates regarding the scheduling and transition process:


  • Junior High Course Planner now available online!: The 7th Grade Junior High course planner can be found on the Junior High website via the Counseling Page: Sycamore Junior High School → Counseling → Course Planner & Scheduling

  • Week of February 28th: A mailer including important scheduling information will be mailed home for Rising 7th grade students.

  • March 3rd : Rising 7th grader orientation and academic fair presentation posted on Junior High Website in the evening (can watch at your convenience)

  • March 8th,9th,10th: Junior High Counselors will meet with Greene students to complete remaining course selections.

  • Week of March 28th: Students will receive course verification sheets listing selected courses via My eBackpack.


World Language

HERE is a letter about the World Language class at the Junior High.


Junior High Choir

The JH choir teachers would like to thank the many, many, awesome Greene School students who auditioned for JH choir. You will be hearing from us next week about your placement. Remember that we are placing you where we feel that you will be the most successful and we know that you will have a great experience. If you are still interested in participating in the choir at the junior high, it is not too late. Please e-mail Mrs. Stein an steind@sycamoreschools.org.

Winter MAP Scores

The Winter MAP scores will be uploaded to the e-backpack by 3:00 pm today, February 18th.

PE Teacher inducted into college Hall of Fame

PE Teacher, Casie Garland, was inducted into Moorhead State's Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2020 last Friday, February 11th!


Ms.Garland, whose sport was Volleyball, was the OVC Freshman of the Year in 2001 and still holds Morehead State's career assist record with 5,265. Her assist total ranks as the fourth highest ever in OVC history. She was named Second-Team all-conference in 2003 and Honorable Mention all-league in 2001. Garland helped the Eagles to 74 career wins during her time, including 20-win seasons her first three campaigns under head coaches Mike Swan and Dr. Jaime Gordon. She currently coaches at Sycamore High School. FULL BIO


Congratulations, Ms. Garland!

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Author Visit with Gordon Korman

What a wonderful Author Visit Experience we had with Mr. Korman, the staff and the students over these past two days!

Thank you to Mrs. Treglia, the PTO Author Visit Committee of Ruth Richter, Kate Tatarco, Kim Rospond, Zara Pink and Melissa Kindberg, and the many amazing volunteers who put it all together!

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It's time to order a Greene School yearbook!

Lifetouch will be producing the 21-22 Greene School yearbook and now is the time to order!

This year, all orders will be done online at ybpay.com. The site is ready for you to place your order and you will need to enter this ID code: 14499722. The cost of the yearbook is $17.00 and it will feature a sturdy soft cover with all color pages. The deadline to order is March 12, 2022.

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. Per our handbook, all items from the lost and found were donated over Winter Break.


They are also building the catalog of lost items. Each item will have a number. So far, students have cataloged about 100 items! You can view the items HERE. If you recognize something, HERE is a form you can use to claim it.

After School Clubs

Bowling - first day - Thursday, February 24th.

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

Thank you for your patience as we navigate COVID at EHG. To report your child's absence due to a positive test, symptoms or recent exposure call 513-686-1707 option #1. You can also go online and report their absence by clicking on the link below. Thank you for your help with this matter.

2nd Semester COVID Attendance Google Form


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!

Email: dobrowolskil@sycamoreschools.org

Fax: (513) 792-6172


Reminder

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


Thank you.

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 (updated) link below. Thank you!!


https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/8050b4dafa92da7ff2-media1

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Are you interested in becoming a Substitute teacher?

Parents, we have a need for substitute teachers!! If you would like to become a substitute teacher for Sycamore and work at Greene, we would love to have you! Please feel free to contact Mrs. Dennemann at dennemannm@sycamoreschools.org if you have any questions.


To get started, please click here to learn how to apply for a substitute teaching license. You do not need a teaching degree, but you will need a bachelor's degree. All of our classroom substitute teachers are employed by the Comprehensive Substitute Solutions of Hamilton County and the Clermont County Educational Service Centers. Thank you!

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!

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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