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Blog Entries - 2017

Back to School Celebration

Posted on: August 11, 2017

Brent's Back to School Celebration - Friday, August 18th from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.  Join us for a gathering of Brent School Families and Staff.  Visit your child's classroom and learn what's happening for the 17-18 school year. 

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The Scoop: Back-to-School Dates, School Hours, Fees, Etc.

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Here's a one-stop look at back-to-school information you'll need.

 

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Kindergarten families invited to 'Popsicles on the Playground'

Posted on: August 1, 2017

A very sweet meet-and-eat event! All kindergarten families are invited to meet new friends at Popsicles on the Playground, Thursday, Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Brent Elementary School. Check out the invitation below!

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School Start Dates

Posted on: July 6, 2017

All of us at Finneytown Local Schools look forward to welcoming your child this fall! Below are starting dates for our schools.

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(Cover your children's eyes.) School supply lists are posted!

Posted on: July 3, 2017

Really, you've got weeks and weeks of summer left, but we wanted to accommodate the "early shoppers." Click on 'School Supply Lists' at the upper-left of this page.

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Like Finneytown Local School District on Facebook!

Posted on: June 28, 2017

It's an easy way to keep up on school events, activities and the everyday life of Finneytown Schools.

 

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Finding out all about the Class of 2030

Posted on: June 21, 2017

Know and be known -- that's the thinking behind Brent Elementary's kindergarten assessments. New this year, the assessments help kindergarten teachers gauge their students' social and intellectual development before they set foot in their new classroom.

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Summer hours for FLSD

Posted on: June 19, 2017

For your convenience, here are the summer office hours for each building and the Administrative Offices.

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Nancy Rouse is Finneytown's 'Celebrate Excellence' Honoree

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Congratulations to Brent Elementary counselor Nancy Rouse, who received Hamilton County Education Foundation's highest award for public-school educators.

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Kick off a summer of reading!

Posted on: May 1, 2017

It's another great Finneytown tradition -- the K-12 Summer Literacy Kickoff Celebration, May 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., McNulty Stadium. Bring your family, friends and something delicious to read!

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April Support Staff Member Peggy Battistone: "I love living and working here."

Posted on: May 1, 2017

For her 21 years of service to the Finneytown Local School District -- and her constant helpfulness and love for the children she serves -- Peggy Battistone has been named support staff member of the month for April.

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Nancy Rouse named Finneytown's Educator of the Year: "She's a superstar in a school filled with superheroes."

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Overseeing exemplary counseling programs, organizing World Culture Night, initiating Staff Wellness Week, supporting students and staff and connecting with families -- Finneytown native Nancy Rouse was a natural fit for Hamilton County's top public-school honor.

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Kindergarten Camp 2017 -- Welcome, Class of 2030!

Posted on: April 20, 2017

On May 5, incoming kindergartners and their parents can enjoy a fun afternoon of touring Brent Elementary, meeting some staff members (and other kindergarten families!), and getting the scoop on the kindergarten program.

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Reminder: Extended Care registration begins Monday, April 24

Posted on: April 3, 2017

The Extended Care Program is for children whose parents work and are not able to be home before or after regular school hours. Elementary students in K-Grade 6 who attend Finneytown Local Schools are eligible.

 

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We watch college sports. These FLSD staff members played them.

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Their students -- and often even their co-workers -- may not know it, but Matt Breines, Cathy Counts, Craig Dukes, Sharon Furlong, Mark Hafner Lora LeMay, Carol Miller and Joe Nichols were all gifted college athletes.

 

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Four Finneytown students win statewide PTA honors

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Organizers of the Ohio PTA Reflections arts awards program have announced the District 6 state-level winners. Of 11 local winners, four are Finneytown students.

 

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Read Aloud 15 Minutes.

Posted on: March 6, 2017
March is National Read Aloud Month, and Brent Elementary is joining the national campaign to get every child and every parent to read aloud together every day.
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Kindergarten registration begins March 2

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Parents can register their children at Brent Elementary School on March 2, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., or Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays at the Finneytown Board Office, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

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The World Comes to Finneytown: World Culture Night 2017

Posted on: February 6, 2017

To prepare students for the world, schools have to look like the world. World Culture Night at Brent Elementary School is a chance to celebrate -- and show off -- our district's amazing diversity!

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Show your Wildcat spirit!

Posted on: January 23, 2017
Finneytown Elementary PTA spiritwear is available until Jan. 31. It's always the right time to show your spirit for Finneytown Schools, and it's an especially good time to tuck away a t-shirt or jacket for Valentine's Day gifts or for birthdays.
 
 
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Field Day Fun- Thank You!

Posted on: May 26, 2017

A huge THANK YOU to all of our family and high school volunteers, and to the BRENT TEAM as it was a successful Field Day, full of fun and memories.    Thank you all for your efforts and now…you deserve the 3 day weekend!  Enjoy your

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The Brent Beat 5.25.17

Posted on: May 23, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Families, Please see the link below for our last Brent Beat news of the 2016-17 school year. The Brent Beat 5.25.17 A reminder that there is No School on Monday.  Have a wonderful holiday weekend and an awesome summer!! John SUNSCREEN FOR

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Bengals Spirit Day- May 24th!

Posted on: May 22, 2017
Tags: Brent superhero pbis

Good Morning and Happy Monday Brent Families! This Wednesday, May 24th, will be a school wide Cincinnati Bengals Spirit Day!  Please have your students wear their orange and black and their Bengals gear!  We will be having our last PBIS Assembly

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The Brent Beat 5.18.17

Posted on: May 16, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

K-2 FIELD DAY IS FRIDAY, MAY 26TH… VOLUNTEER HELP NEEDED!! We are excited to hold a school-wide field day on Friday, May 26th!  Lunch times will be the same for all grades.  Classroom teachers will lead their classes to events, with

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The Brent Beat 5.11.17

Posted on: May 9, 2017
Tags: Brent beat, Finneytown pta

Dear Brent Families, It is another wet week outside!  Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat newsletter.  Hard copies will come home in Thursday Folders.  Thank you to the PTA and to all Brent Families for such a wonderful

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The Brent Beat 5.4.17

Posted on: May 2, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Good Morning Brent Families, Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat newsletter.  Hard copies will come home in Thursday Folders.  Congratulations to Mrs. Rouse! The Brent Beat 5.4.17 As we are celebrating “Teacher

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The Brent Beat 4.27.17

Posted on: April 25, 2017
Tags: Brent beat, Brent superhero

Dear Brent Families, We had a great time at last Friday’s Family Movie Night.  Thank you to those who attended! Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat newsletter, so that you are fully informed of the many upcoming activities

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The Brent Beat 4.6.17

Posted on: April 4, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Families, Welcome back to school!  We hope that students enjoyed having Monday off from school. Everyone did a great job of getting back into their school routine today.  We had a lot of Cincinnati “spirit” in red

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The Brent Beat 3.30.17

Posted on: March 28, 2017
Tags: Brent beat, Brent family reading night

Dear Brent Families, Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time, or attended, our preschool and kindergarten Dr. Seuss Reading Night!  It was a wonderful literacy evening, and good family time! Please see the link below for this week’s

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The Brent Beat 3.23.17

Posted on: March 20, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Families, Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat newsletter.  We are very excited that this Thursday is our Dr. Seuss Reading Night!  It is from 6:30-7:30 PM.  We are still in need of parent volunteers to help

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The Brent Beat 3.9.17

Posted on: March 8, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Elementary Families, We finally got some sunshine today!  Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat newsletter.  Hard copies will be in tomorrow’s Thursday Folders.  Thank you to all families who assisted and attended last

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The Brent Beat 3.2.17

Posted on: March 1, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Families, We had quite a wet start to our Wednesday!  Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat Newsletter, as well as the following flyers for this Saturday’s PTA Carnival.  Maybe I will see you in the dunk booth!

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2.23.17 Updates From Brent!

Posted on: February 23, 2017
Tags: Kindness challenge

Dear Brent Families- SUPERHERO KINDNESS CHALLENGE WEEK Happy Kindness Week at Brent!  Remember, though it was national digital learning day at school, the Family Challenge for this evening was as follows: Family:  Turn off all technology for 20

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KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Posted on: February 15, 2017

February 16, 2017 Dear Finneytown Families, At Brent Elementary School, this is one of our favorite times of the year – the time to register incoming kindergartners for next fall. On Thursday, March 2, we’re holding kindergarten registration

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The Brent Beat 2.16.17

Posted on: February 15, 2017
Tags: Brent beat, Kindness challenge

Dear Brent Families, HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Please see the links below for this week's Brent Beat newsletter, next week's Superhero KINDNESS CHALLENGE, and 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration information. The Brent Beat 2.16.17 2017-18 Kindergarten

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Brent Elementary has been recognized as a SILVER Breakfast All-Star School!

Posted on: February 12, 2017

Brent Elementary has been recognized as a SILVER Breakfast All-Star School!   Over 450 schools submitted breakfast participation data to be recognized for the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge.  Schools that met criteria for the School Breakfast

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The Brent Beat 2.9.17- World Culture Night Edition

Posted on: February 7, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Families, Reflecting on last week’s World Culture Night, a sincere thank you to all Brent and Whitaker students and families that played a part in this magical evening!! There were so many smiling faces. A great evening for inclusion,

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World Culture Night- Feb. 2nd!

Posted on: February 1, 2017

WORLD CULTURE NIGHT Tomorrow night is the big moment…World Culture Night at Brent Elementary!  We hope to see you at our school on Thursday, Feb. 2nd from 6:30-8:00 PM. We are so proud to showcase the diversity of the Finneytown community and

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The Brent Beat 1.26.17

Posted on: January 26, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Families, Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat.  Hard copies are also being sent home today in Thursday Folders. The Brent Beat 1.26.17 GO BEARCATS!! John SAFETY DRILLS Each month, our students and staff conduct

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The Brent Beat 1.12.17

Posted on: January 10, 2017
Tags: Brent beat

Dear Brent Families, Please see the link below for this week’s Brent Beat newsletter.  Hard copies will be sent home in Thursday folders, along with information about our upcoming parent event at Whitaker:  Help Your Child Work Smarter, and

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POLAR EXPRESS MORNING AT BRENT

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Brent Elementary students took a ride on the Polar Express before our winter break! It was part of a magical final school day for the children, who started off the day recreating the Polar Express. All 300 kids were set up in the hallway in chairs like they

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