LITTLE MIAMI INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 605 Welch Road Morrow, Ohio 45152 (513) 899-2334 FAX (513) 899-5050 May 22, 2009 Dear Parents, The staff of Little Miami Intermediate School joins Meadows, Emily Medosch, Emma Metty, Mckenzie us in thanking you for your ongoing support Metzger, Amber Mohlman, Chloe Morrell, Braxton throughout the 2008-2009 academic year. Your Noffsinger, Austin Oeder, Ryan Papali, Naomi many hours of volunteer service and assistance with Patten, Alison Perelman, Kyle Pessell, Jesse Peters, classroom activities and projects have enabled our Casey Pritchard, Kristina Ranney, Kyra Reinzan, teachers to provide learning opportunities that Meredith Reagan, Taryn Richards, Tyler Rogers, otherwise could not have been possible. Rachel Sawyer, Jacqui Schrickel, Howie Schweinlin, Samantha Sexton, Kelly Rambow, Jacob Scaggs, In order to recognize the many accomplishments of Chelsea Schwartz, Jon Sheridan, Keith Stark, Natalie our fifth and sixth grade students, awards assemblies Stark, Brayden Thornbury, Nicholas Tomasetti, Ellie have been scheduled on Thursday, June 4th in the Vanderkolk, Katie Vanderzee, Haley multipurpose room. The program for fifth graders Wisbey, Hannah Wisbey, Allison will be held at 8:00 A.M. and for sixth graders at Yakimow, and Brandon Yates. 12:30 P.M. Parents are invited and welcome to attend. We also extend best wishes to physical education teacher Special congratulations are extended to this year’s Tony Marchione, who retires sixth graders earning the President’s Award for after thirty five years of Outstanding Academic Excellence. In order to service. qualify for this award, students must have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in Enjoy a very relaxing and safe summer vacation! grades four through six, as well as having scored at the advanced level on the fifth grade Ohio Sincerely, Achievement Test in either reading or mathematics. This year’s recipients are Elizabeth Anderskow, Spencer Ballard, David Bertsch, Quincy Blackburn, Joshua Brock, Kimberly Byrum, Matt Cavanaugh, Robert D. Reagan Savannah Coffey, Austin Douglas, Samantha Principal Dunbar, Breanna Fernbach, Kevin Geohegan, Megan Greatorex, Stefanie Green, Justin Griggs, Ella Grosnickle, Ben Haller, Austin Havlin, Blake Hillard, Ashley Hinds, Tessa Hoerst, Elizabeth Jones, Madolyn Kelsey, Alexis Kemp, Allison Kerman, Heather Kneip, Kevin Knippenberg, Jacob Tom Turner Knueven, Raechel Lombardo, Gianna Lupinetti, Associate Principal Allison McKain, Morgan McVey, Elizabeth May Nurse’s Notes: Summer Safety We are all happy to see warmer weather arrive and there are some Calendar of Events health issues of which we need to be aware: May 25 Memorial Day – No School FUN IN THE SUN – Remember May 28 Fifth Grade Field Day this phrase, (Rain date – Monday, June 1) “Slip, Slop, Slap, Wrap”. Slip on a shirt or protective covering. Scholars’ Reception, 7:00 P.M., Slop on some sunscreen of an SPF of 15 or higher. High School Slap on a hat with a brim. Wrap on some sunglasses. May 29 Sixth Grade Field Day (Rain date – Tuesday, June 2) POISON IVY – Along with poison oak and poison June 4 Awards Assemblies sumac, these can nip you at Fifth Grade – 8:00 A.M. the slightest touch. The oil from the Sixth Grade – 12:30 P.M. plant moves easily to skin from pets, garden tools, etc. The best thing is to learn what these plants look June 8 Beach Party/Read In Day like and avoid them. If your child does come in contact with the oil, get it off the skin as soon as June 9 Students’ Last Day possible. Wash the skin with soap and cool water (warm/hot water opens pores for the ivy oil to Report Cards Issued absorb). A cool compress or calamine lotion helps the itch. If the rash spreads to the face, or the reaction becomes severe, see a physician. Students of the Month TICKS– If your child has Congratulations to Little Miami Intermediate been outside, especially in a School’s Students of wooded area, check for ticks. the Month for May: If you do find a tick, grasp Spencer Ballard, firmly with tweezers and pull Jake Bateman, Lexy out firmly and steadily. Do Birkenshaw, Matt not squeeze, turn or jerk the tweezers. Use an Brandenburg, Isaac antiseptic and wash your hands. If your child Converse, Rachiel develops any rash, fever, severe headache, stiff neck Cook, Bailey Cooper, or any joint or muscle pain within the next three Catherine Evers-Smith, Kevin Geohegan, Camrynn weeks, remind your doctor about the tick. Also Gilpin, Stefanie Green, Nathan Gregor, Shelby observe the site for infection. If part of the tick is Lierman, George Martinez, Lexi Mason, Melissa left in, consult your physician. Melling, Yara Mohamad, Bailey Privett, Kristina Ranney, Ethan Salisbury, Mandy Schnetzer, Caitlyn Seldon, Eugene Sychugov, and Adam Weiss.