Symmes Elementary School

Symmesational News!

January 18, 2019


Jan. 21 - NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan. 22 - Feb. 15 District Wide Kindergarten Registration
Feb. 1 - International Night - 6:00 - 8:00 pm

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The Sycamore High School Dance Team is hosting their annual dance clinic for grades K-8 on

Thursday, January 24.

All dancers will perform with the team during the halftime of the Boy’s Varsity Basketball Game on

Friday, January 25.


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International Night - Bus Shuttle

We will be offering a Sycamore School bus to shuttle families from the plaza on Montgomery Road by Morning Star Coffee. The shuttle will run every 10 minutes from 6:00 - 8:00. If there is no parking available in our parking lot, please park at the plaza and ride the shuttle! Thank you!

Symmes 7th annual International Night

Only 14 more days until International Night at Symmes! If you are interested in having your child perform in the Kids Performance, sign up at

We will have practice for this performance on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 pm for the next two weeks. This is open to any and all students who would like to perform!

We need volunteers! If you would like to bring food samples from your country or bottles of water, please sign up below!

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Delphine or Bhawana at or Supraja at

We hope to see everyone on February 1!

Sycamore Schools Preschool Lottery-Due February 1

If you have friends or younger children who will be three by September 30, 2019 that would be interested in being part of our lottery for next school year, please share this information with them. The Preschool lottery entry for the 2019-20 school year will run from January 7, 2019, to February 1, 2019. Please go to the sycamore website to obtain a copy of the form and return the completed document to Maple Dale Elementary with your $20 non-refundable deposit to be placed in the lottery. The lottery will take place by the end of February and you will be notified of registration dates that will take place in March 2019. You should not complete Final Forms until you have been notified that you have been accepted into the program. *Families must be currently living in the district at the time of lottery application.*

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January 22, 2019 through February 15, 2019

District Office

5959 Hagewa Drive

Cincinnati, OH 45242


Daytime and evening appointments will be available

Beginning January 7th, families must complete all online forms.

The 2019-20 school year will not open in Final Forms until January 7th, 2019. Any forms completed prior to January 7th will result in registration for the 2018-19 school year.

Instructions for completing these forms can be found on our website under the registration tab at

Once all forms are complete, follow the instructions to make an appointment online.

*All appointments are made electronically.

*If Final Forms is not complete, your appointment will not be accepted.

Lottery deadline for full day kindergarten is February 15th, 2019.

*Full day selection is NOT based on your appointment date.

*All students registered by the deadline will be entered in to the lottery if you choose.

A $100 deposit is required at your registration appointment

to be included in the full day lottery.

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Please, consider for volunteering for Symmes Spotlight and get to know some of our amazing students! Each student gets a turn to be in the Spotlight!

We have a couple of spots still open for February. Here is the sign up link: