Greene Notes

June 3, 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


Important Upcoming Dates:

Friday, June 3 - LAST DAY of School

Friday, June 10 - Report Cards and Spring MAP reports posted to ebackpacks


Have a wonderful summer!

A Message from the Principal

I want to send a message to the parents of the Greene School. I have to start by thanking you for your unwavering support. The past couple of years have been demanding on educators. We have felt an additional burden with the ongoing construction project of the new Greene School. These challenges have proven to be opportunities for our staff. We have collaborated and problem solved each concern as they have come at us. When we have needed extra support or help, you have been there for us. The students you send us everyday are the absolute best! I have enjoyed every second with them. I wake up every morning excited to see what the day will bring and I am never disappointed.


While I get to see the great things that go on each day, I know it has been a challenge to share this with you. As we work on different projects, we like to include students. For example, a group of 5th grade students helped us design the playground for the new school. We also worked with a group of 6th graders to decide how to celebrate them at the end of this school year. Several students have been helping us decide what to put in the time capsule that will be buried in the lower courtyard of the new school. As a part of this project, I asked one student to write a letter to the students who will open that time capsule. This student did an amazing job capturing what life was like at Greene. I feel there is no better way to share what it has been like here than to share this letter with you. You can view the letter by clicking HERE (it’s worth the time it takes to read it!).


Thank you again for a great school year. I wish our 6th graders the best of luck next year at the junior high. We are excited to have our 5th grade students step up as the leaders at Greene as we build on a great culture for our school. Enjoy your summer and I will see you soon!

Supply List for Rising 6th Graders

Below you will find the supply list for Rising 6th Graders. We are excited to move to the new Greene School with our students! You will learn class placement information in early August when the district opens Parent Portal. Click HERE for a printable version.
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Are you planning to move out of the district before next school year?

Dear Parent:

As we plan for the next school year, it is important for us to know how many pupils plan to attend Sycamore Schools.

If you know that you will be moving out of the Sycamore School District, or that your child will be attending a private or parochial school and will not be attending Sycamore Schools next Fall, please complete the form attached below and return it to the Greene School office by Tuesday, May 17th. You do not need to send in a form if your 6th grader is just moving up to the Sycamore Junior High as a 7th grader. If you plan to withdraw from Sycamore Schools, it is important that you notify the school office so that we may process records for your child’s new school. Thank you for your cooperation.

Sincerely,

Matthew A. Tudor

Principal

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To Families Who Are Not Returning to Sycamore Next Year

If you are not returning to Sycamore Community School District for the 2022-23 school year, you are to return the school issued Chromebook and charger before you leave school in May 2022. Please return the Chromebook and charger to the school library/media center and give it to the librarian or technician. If you leave the district during the summer, please return the Chromebook and charger to the District Office: 5959 Hagewa Drive.


If the Chromebook and charger are not returned, you will be charged $250, and the device will be permanently disabled for use on the last day of school. If the charger is not returned with the Chromebook, you will be charged $25. The fees can be paid in your Parent Portal account - Online Fees.


If you have any questions, please send an email to helpdesk@sycamoreschools.org

Thank you,

-Bill Fritz

Director of Technology

Summer School

Please read the following letter for information regarding summer intervention and enrichment courses as well as information regarding Greene 101 and our rising 5th grade transition program. If you have any students that are being recommended for intervention, a teacher from your student's team will be reaching out regarding individual recommendations. Registration for all courses is completed through Parent Portal. Registration is currently open. If you have any questions, please reach out to Chris Gutermuth, Summer Learning Director, at his e-mail or by phone: gutermuthc@sycamoreschools.org or Dial 1-513-686-5405.


Summer School Parent Information 2022

Gifted Summer Opportunities

Every year the HCESC (Hamilton County Educational Services Center) generates a list of Gifted Summer Opportunities. Please click on the link to see the listing.

Transition to the Junior High

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


Hello Rising 7th grade families. Some of our Junior High students have put together a Virtual Presentation for the 6th grade students. This following link brings you to an interactive google slide presentation that includes a few Junior High tips and a video. We invite your student to click on the following link for a little preview!


Rising 7th Virtual Presentation


As a reminder, the first day of 7th grade is a transition day for 7th grade students only. This is a day dedicated to helping students navigate the building, become comfortable with where their classes are located, meet their teachers, test their lockers, start learning routines, etc. We hope you have a wonderful summer and look forward to meeting everyone next school year!


For Junior High Fall sports, please click on the link below for information about all the Sycamore JH Fall Sports.


Sycamore Junior High Fall Sports Start Dates 2022

From Child Nutrition

Free Meal Waivers Expire June 3, 2022


Sycamore Child Nutrition will return to pre-pandemic operations, which include charging for student meals, at the start of the 2022-23 school year.


For the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered waivers to Child Nutrition (CN) Programs across the United States, allowing these programs to offer all students breakfast and lunch, at no charge. These waivers will expire June 3 and will not be renewed for CN programs nationally.


Families who qualify for free and reduced meals based on the income of all family members will once again be asked to complete and submit a current school year Free and Reduced Meal Application. Please look for more information after July 1 when the application period opens.

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From our Nurse


Attention Parents - End of the year Medication Pick up

If your child has medical equipment or takes a medication at school, daily, as needed or emergency, please plan to pick those items up on Friday, June 3rd until 4:00 pm or Saturday from 9:00-12:00.

Medications left after Saturday will be discarded. Please contact the school nurse to make specific arrangements, if you are unable to pick up at these times.

The building will not be accessible after June 4th due to construction/demolition plans.



Rising 7th Grade Parents


Thank you to all who have sent in proof of your child’s Tdap and MCV immunizations!

  • If you are going to the doctor over the summer, please email me with your plans.

  • If your child already has had these vaccinations please send a copy via email, fax or to school with your child.


Thank you for your cooperation with this matter

Laurie Dobrowolski BSN, RN

513-686-1753 clinic

513-792-6172 fax

dobrowolskil@sycamoreschools.org

Sycamore Summer Tennis

TENNIS CAMP!

With: Sycamore Varsity Coach Mike Teets & his players

For: Boys & Girls grades 1 - 8

When: June 13 - 15

For more info: click on the links below


Tennis Camp Grades 1 - 5

Tennis Camp Grades 6 - 8

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The Aves Hangar

NEW YOUTH & TODDLER merchandise has arrived! Visit the “Youth Apparel” section of the online store to place your order! Including: Performance UPF 50+ long sleeve and short sleeve … crew neck & v-neck Tshirts, Polo Shirts, Sweatpants, Girls Tee & Girls Hoodie.
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Camp Invention Coming to Blue Ash Elementary August 1-5, 2022

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