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Blog Entries - March 2016

One School, One Book, One Big Success

Posted on: March 25, 2016

The only thing better than reading is reading together. For the last month, Whitaker Elementary students, teachers, parents, administrators and support staff were part of a school-wide book club as they read Sharon Creech's poignant growing-up story, Heartbeat, together.

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2016-17 Cheerleading Tryouts

Posted on: March 22, 2016

Students interested in trying out to be 2016-17 Finneytown High School cheerleaders should pick up a tryout packet from Mrs. Enderle's office at the Secondary Campus, from the Whitaker Elementary School main office (for current sixth-graders entering middle

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A Bold Step Toward Financial Transparency

Posted on: March 16, 2016

Finneytown Local Schools is opening its spending records to the public by joining OhioCheckbook.com, an online program that allows taxpayers to search the databases of state government, municipalities, school districts and other public entities. Finneytown is the fifth of Hamilton County's 22 districts to offer this service.

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Limited Spots Left for 8th Grade Trip to DC Next Fall

Posted on: March 6, 2016

The annual Eighth Grade trip to Washington D.C. is a rich learning experience, a great bonding time and a true Finneytown tradition. Seventh-Grade parents can enroll their students for next fall's trip -- Nov. 9-13 -- by seeing Mrs. Gerber for the

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Register Now for Full-Day or Half-Day Kindergarten

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Brent Elementary School is already preparing to welcome next fall's kindergarteners. To register, call the school at 728-3720 to schedule an appointment, or stop by the Finneytown Administrative Offices, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace, on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

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A Conversation with Lara Walker: "You create a community of readers."

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Lara Walker is Secondary Campus librarian and marketer extroardinaire. She orchestrates Speed Dating with Books for Valentine's Day. She holds periodic book talks. She convenes the civil, thoughtful Book Club every month. Her goal: make busy, tech-savvy adolescents fall in love with reading.

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