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Summer break means getting important work done at Loveland City Schools

Summer break means getting important work done at Loveland City Schools - Letter by Dr. Amy Crouse, Loveland City School District Superintendent The days leading up to end-of-school are always busy and full of excitement, and I’m often asked if I look forward to summer vacation. The truth is, while the work over the summer changes, it doesn’t slow down much; it simply means I’m given a couple months [...]

By |May 29, 2019|Categories: Facilities, Finance, Message from the Superintendent|

Loveland Board of Education Approves a Facility Master Plan

“It is our obligation as a board of education to do all that we can to make sure our students have the educational spaces they need to advance their learning and growth.” – Art Jarvis, president At its business meeting on April 16, 2019, the Loveland Board of Education approved a facility master plan for the school district. The plan is the result of extensive work over the past [...]

By |April 16, 2019|Categories: Facilities, Master Plan|

Loveland Board of Education voting soon on a facility master plan for the district

 It’s an exciting time for Building Tiger Nation! - Letter to the Loveland community by Dr. Amy Crouse, Loveland City School District Superintendent Over the past year, the Loveland City School District has intensified its work in developing a facility master plan. The last full assessment of school buildings took place in 1998 – more than two decades ago. While we’ve diligently maintained and cared for our buildings, a [...]

By |March 28, 2019|Categories: Facilities, Message from the Superintendent|

Board of Education enters into contract for option to purchase real estate

At its March 19 business meeting, the Loveland Board of Education adopted a resolution to approve a contract for the option to purchase real estate in Clermont County. The adoption of the resolution does not indicate that land has been purchased, but is for the purpose of investigating whether approximately 110 acres of property are suitable to support a master plan that the board is anticipated to approve in [...]

By |March 20, 2019|Categories: Facilities, Finance|

Finance Committee Update, March 6, 2019

The Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee has met regularly since October 2018. While initially providing a deep dive into school finance, the work shifted in February to specifically focus on developing a funding recommendation for a Loveland City School District facility master plan. A master plan, along with a funding recommendation, will be presented to the Loveland Board of Education in April 2019. The board will make a final [...]

By |March 6, 2019|Categories: Finance|

Building Tiger Nation focus groups will discuss aspects of facility renovations

Four focus group sessions scheduled for March As a follow up to the Building Tiger Nation Community Meeting on January 23, the Loveland City School District has announced four opportunities for focus groups to discuss and provide input around potential renovations of school facilities. “The next step in our facilities master planning process is to explore and better understand what ‘renovations’ mean and what they should look like at Loveland,” [...]

By |February 28, 2019|Categories: Facilities|

We’re Building Tiger Nation, Together

An update on the Loveland City School District Facility Master Plan  By Dr. Amy Crouse, Loveland City School District Superintendent The Loveland community has once again come together for the benefit of its students: on January 23, more than 150 members of the general public and school community gathered at the third Building Tiger Nation community meeting, where the district shared the latest information on the progress of the Loveland [...]

By |January 28, 2019|Categories: Message from the Superintendent|

Community Meeting #3: Facility Master Plan Options

(Update, February 27, 2019): We appreciate the input we have received from our community about the facility master plan options initially presented on January 23, 2019. The input gathered from group discussions at the community meeting and via feedback forms on this website is organized in the following categories in the attached document: (Community Input on Master Plan Options Matrix) The "pro" category includes answers to the question of how [...]

By |January 25, 2019|Categories: Facilities, Master Plan|

Finance Committee Meeting #4

Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee Meeting (January 17, 2019) Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee examines funding options for facility master plan The Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee met on January 17 to discuss various hypothetical financing options available to school districts for funding facility master plans. The meeting was the fourth in a series to provide information to the community regarding school finance. “We had a great conversation about the [...]

By |January 22, 2019|Categories: Finance|

Finance Committee Meeting #3

Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee Meeting (December 20, 2018) Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee discusses operation levy cycle and five-year forecast The Building Tiger Nation Finance Committee met for the third time on December 20, 2018, to engage participants in a discussion about how a school district’s operation levy cycles typically works, and how it ties into the life cycle of the district’s general fund balance. The vast majority of [...]

By |January 9, 2019|Categories: Finance|

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 [...]

By |December 7, 2018|Categories: Finance|

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 [...]

By |December 4, 2018|Categories: Facilities|

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 [...]

By |October 31, 2018|Categories: Finance|

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 [...]

By |October 3, 2018|Categories: Student Experience|

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, [...]

By |September 12, 2018|Categories: Student Experience|

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 [...]

By |September 6, 2018|Categories: Facilities|

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 [...]

By |May 2, 2018|Categories: Message from the Superintendent|

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