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Blog Entries - December 2015

Thank You, Band Teachers and Students!

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Finneytown's rich musical tradition was alive and jumpin' on Dec. 15 when band students from Whitaker Elementary and Finneytown Secondary School performed at an end-of-semester concert. The Performing Arts Center was full, the crowd was enthusiastic and the reviews were unanimous -- another great night for the Finneytown music program!

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All Aboard the Polar Express

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Brent Elementary students wore their pajamas to school, arranged their chairs in long rows in the hallway and waited for a "conductor" to come by, punch their tickets and allow them to board the Polar Express.

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Pure Finneytown

Posted on: December 15, 2015

Every so often an entire school district can be summed up in a single act, even a single photo. We love the spirit, warmth and whole-heartedness of our National Honor Society students -- who politely served the annual Senior Citizens Brunch then relished the chance to help themselves.  

Great kids!

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More Honors for Finneytown Music Department

Posted on: December 14, 2015

The tradition of musical excellence at Finneytown continues with 11 secondary students chosen for Ohio Music Educators Association's District 14 Honors Band. Bravi!

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Make Your Neighborhood Glow

Posted on: December 11, 2015

They twinkle. They sparkle and dance. That's the charm of hundreds of luminarias lining the streets of Finneytown. They're available now from the Finneytown Music Parents Association for Light Up Finneytown on Sunday evening, Dec. 20. Be part of the magic.

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A Morning of Food, Music and Connecting the Generations

Posted on: December 11, 2015

As it is every year, the Secondary School's Senior Citizens Brunch and Holiday Concert on Dec. 11 was a time of goodwill and true community. More than 40 seniors enjoyed delicious food and conversation with the National Honor Society members who served it, then moved on to the Performing Arts Center for extraordinary choral music.

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Award-winner Annalise Barber: "All of my classes influence my art."

Posted on: December 8, 2015

This fall 135 students from 44 high schools competed for top honors in the College of Mount St. Joseph's Selections 2015 art competition. Finneytown High School junior Annalise Barber was one of just four students -- two seniors, two juniors -- to win the

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Be Part of the 'Week of Giving'

Posted on: December 7, 2015

Are you looking for that moment of purpose and peace in your holiday season? WildcatSERVE offers the chance to help Finneytown families in need, with its Week of Giving, Dec. 7-16. Here's how you can help.

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A Lovely Evening of Music

Posted on: December 4, 2015

The Dec. 3rd Winter Orchestra Concert was just the beginning of three wonderful weeks of Finneytown music. Catch the Whitaker/Secondary Choir Concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 8 and the band concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 15, and marvel at what our talented students and staff can do!

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