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Blog Entries - October 2015

"Mr. Farr literally would tell me every day, 'I know you can do this.'"

Posted on: October 30, 2015

On the last day of their season, senior Wildcat football players honored their most influential teachers by asking them to wear the players' jerseys. It was -- as Athletic Director Michael Stevens had hoped -- a way to say thanks for their interest, encouragement and support.

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New 'tip line' helps Ohio schools stay safe

Posted on: October 30, 2015

Finneytown students, parents and the community have another tool in continuing to keep our schools safe. The Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Public Safety recently launched SaferOH, an anonymous tip line that allows callers to share information on potential threats to student safety.

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Cross Country 'Cats: Building a Tradition of Running

Posted on: October 27, 2015

As legendary U.S. cross country coach Pat Tyson once said, the first goal of the sport is simply to build a passion for running -- "to love the morning, to love the trail, to love the pace on the track. And if some kid gets really good at it, that's cool,

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What's Special at Finneytown: Online Career Exploration

Posted on: October 26, 2015

Brendon West may just be a freshman, but every day in his Smart Horizons class, he’s getting a headstart on what he wants to do with the rest of his life.

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Whitaker Students Make Video with XU Coach Chris Mack

Posted on: October 13, 2015

Students Kennedy Adams, Elizabeth Cain, Lucas Campbell, Xavier Sheets and Carson Smedley are part of a project sponsored by Interact for Health and Xavier University to promote healthy habits.

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Intel Awards $25,000 Prize to Finneytown Secondary School

Posted on: October 12, 2015

Finneytown is one of only 10 schools nationally to receive the award. It was nominated by 2008 Finneytown alumnus James Wiles.

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Needed - A Few Good Bus Drivers

Posted on: October 7, 2015

The Finneytown Local School District has an immediate need for part-time bus drivers. The hours worked are typically 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., making them ideal for recent retirees, secondary parents and those who have flexible hours at other jobs.

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5 things you need to know about ALICE drills

Posted on: October 6, 2015

Recently your child's school may have taken part in an ALICE drill. Here's a little background on what it is and why schools participate.

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