Greene Notes

February 11, 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 14, 2022:

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


Important Upcoming Dates:


Monday, February 14 - No school - Bengals Dey!

Thursday, February 17 - Author Visit - Gordon Korman

Friday, February 18 - Author Visit - Gordon Korman

Monday, February 21 - Presidents' Day - 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

If you student missed Junior High Choir auditions this week, not to worry! E-mail Deborah Stein, Junior High Choral Director at steind@sycamoreschools.org. She will be coming over to the Greene School one morning next week to grab any kids that were absent or were unable to stay after school and meet them during Homeroom time. She can also answer any questions you may have. The choir directors were super impressed with the kids they met and are excited to welcome close to 175 7th graders to choir next year!

Orchestra Teacher Receives Recognition

Orchestra teacher Tanner Otto recently received two distinctions that we are pleased to share with you.


Mr. Otto was selected as the Ohio String Teachers Association Young Teacher of the Year and was named to Yamaha corporation's national list of 40 educators under


Here is a link to his 40 under 40 page.

https://www.yamahaeducatorsuite.com/40-under-40/2022/otto-tanner?_ga=2.235202818.2042279831.1643814371-1193721201.1643814371


Congratulations, Mr. Otto!

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Student Council Coin Drive

Our Student council is sponsoring a Coin Drive now through next Friday, February 18th.
Students can bring in coins to their Homeroom Teacher and the homeroom with the highest total dollar amount will win a pizza party! Student Council will donate the collected coins to a charity of their choice. Thank you for helping our students help others!

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.

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!

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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GEAR

Come to learn and share! Register for this online event www.sycamoregear.org
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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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