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Finance Committee Meeting #2


Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee Meeting (November 15, 2018) The Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee met on November 15 to continue its deep dive into school finance. The meeting focused on Ohio Department of Education requirements, how governmental entities in Ohio are funded, and expenditures and revenue sources specifically for the Loveland City School District. Since the district is primarily funded by residential property taxes, the meeting also went into detail about the Loveland Schools property tax base and provided a “tax to income” as well as state funding comparison with other districts in the region. A slide presentation is provided [...]

Finance Committee Meeting #22018-12-10T18:56:32+00:00

Community Meeting #2: Educational Facility Evaluation


Building Tiger Nation Facilities Master Planning Moves on to Phase Two On November 28, the Loveland City School District held the second Building Tiger Nation Community Meeting, with over 100 members of the Tiger Family and greater Loveland community in attendance. In a presentation of the results of the educational facility evaluation conducted over the past six months, a panel of students and teachers shared their personal experiences regarding the implications of the current school facilities on teaching and learning at Loveland. “It was very powerful to hear directly from the ‘experts’ on their impressions and experiences, and see the correlation [...]

Community Meeting #2: Educational Facility Evaluation2018-12-04T20:38:16+00:00

Initial Finance Committee Meeting


Loveland kicks off Finance Committee work in facilities master planning process Building Tiger Nation in full motion The Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee met on Thursday, October 18, to begin its deep dive into school finance.  The meeting, which was the first in a series of monthly meetings to be held over the next several months, was open to the public and specifically designed to assist community members to develop an understanding of how school funding relates to Loveland taxpayers. “The information shared at this meeting was focused on who we are as a community, taking into account tax base and [...]

Initial Finance Committee Meeting2018-12-10T19:03:44+00:00

Portrait of a Tiger


What does it have to do with Building Tiger Nation? On Wednesday, September 26, a group of parents, teachers, district staff and administrators met to start outlining Loveland’s “Portrait of a Tiger.” This initial Student Experience meeting was dedicated to sharing information and beginning the process of identifying the qualities and skills our community wishes for our students to have as they leave Loveland High School. “This is important work that we have been doing and will continue to do, but right now we have a unique opportunity to explore how our mission for Tiger learning and growth ties into the [...]

Portrait of a Tiger2018-10-05T08:44:18+00:00

Building Tiger Nation: Portrait of a Tiger Announcement


Continuing to build upon the first Community Meeting on September 6, which provided information on our school facilities assessment, we invite you to attend our next Building Tiger Nation public event, Portrait of a Tiger. This event, which is the first meeting featuring topics relating to the Student Experience, will be hosted in conjunction with the College and Career Readiness Night, taking place at Loveland High School on September 26, 7:10 - 8:10 p.m. The purpose of this one-hour session is to provide information and context as we consider the current landscape of education and begin to think and dream big [...]

Building Tiger Nation: Portrait of a Tiger Announcement2018-09-12T12:50:06+00:00

Community Meeting #1: Physical Assessment Data Summary


More than 100 stakeholders gather at Building Tiger Nation Community Meeting #1 On Thursday, September 6, more than 100 members of the Loveland City School District and the larger Loveland community gathered at the first Building Tiger Nation Community Meeting to hear about the current condition of the district’s buildings and facilities. Christie Boron, principal of the architect firm emersion DESIGN, presented data from the physical building assessments conducted over the past several months, as well as the estimated cost associated with maintaining and/or replacing aging school facilities. John Ames, Loveland Schools business manager, discussed enrollment projections for the district as [...]

Community Meeting #1: Physical Assessment Data Summary2018-09-11T20:04:13+00:00

Building Tiger Nation – A message from Loveland Superintendent Dr. Amy Crouse


Greetings from the office of the greatest job EVER; as the superintendent of the Loveland City School District, I have the privilege of serving the more than 500 members of our staff – 70 percent of whom call our school community home; the 4,800 Tiger students who we work to grow from preschool through high school; and the 50,000 residents of this supportive school community. Together, we are Tiger Nation, and I am thrilled to be a part of this team! It is hard to believe we are closing the chapter on the 2017-18 school year. It was a story of exciting change and increased opportunity [...]

Building Tiger Nation – A message from Loveland Superintendent Dr. Amy Crouse2018-09-05T12:12:36+00:00