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Blog Entries - April 2016

Cincinnati City Councilman Christopher Smitherman's Advice to Whitaker Elementary Students: "Think Big"

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Whitaker Elementary teacher Janelle Sowders heard Cincinnati City Council member and Cincinnati NAACP President Christopher Smitherman give an inspiring speech to students at another school and wanted the same thing for her students at Whitaker. She issued an invitation: Councilman Smitherman accepted.

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A Top Academic Honor: Induction into NHS

Posted on: April 26, 2016

You work hard. You take on responsibility. You have a reputation for integrity. And then one day, someone slips a blue satin ribbon over your head and welcomes you into the National Honor Society.

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The World Comes to Finneytown: Celebrating World Culture Day at Brent Elementary

Posted on: April 25, 2016

It was an evening of Nepali dancing, Korean dumplings, Mexican tin crafts -- and friendships that spanned the globe. Brent Elementary's World Culture Day celebrated the 26 countries and cultures represented in its student body.




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Spring Sports Signings: "Outstanding Athletes, but even Better Human Beings"

Posted on: April 22, 2016

As coaches praised their effort and their character, three top Finneytown athletes signed college letters of intent on April 20. Congratulations to two new Eagles and one new Blue Knight!

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Senior Awards Night on May 16

Posted on: April 20, 2016

The Senior Awards Night program will be held Monday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in the PAC. It was rescheduled from May 12 to allow seniors to take part in extracurricular events. Fair warning: Mom and Dad, bring Kleenexes!

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For Your Calendar: Honk! Jr., April 21 and 22

Posted on: April 13, 2016

Honk! Jr. is the charming tale of Ugly, the sweet-souled fowl who feels different from his duckling siblings. Come see our middle-school students shine, April 21 and 22, 7 p.m., PAC.

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Special Meetings of the Finneytown Board of Education

Posted on: April 11, 2016

There will be special meetings of the Finneytown Board of Education on April 19, 20 and 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Offices, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace. The board will  immediately go into executive session to consider applicants for employment.

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Oh, The Places They Went -- at Brent's Dr. Seuss Reading Night!

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Brent Elementary School opened its doors to kindergartners and preschoolers for a night devoted to literacy and, oh, the places they went -- to classrooms, the gym, the media center to remember what's so wonderful about reading!

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