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Blog Entries - September 2016

Anybody out there like cookies?

Posted on: September 29, 2016

If so, circle Oct. 4 on your calendar, preferably in chocolate. That's the kick-off date for Finneytown Music Parents Association's annual cookie dough fundraiser. Money raised pays for music lessons, uniforms, instruments and scholarships.

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Hamilton County PTA's Outstanding Educator: Doug Dirr

Posted on: September 29, 2016
Whitaker Elementary teacher Doug Dirr is known for making his fourth-grade classroom a place where students feel comfortable and learn by doing, and for overseeing a host of student service projects.
 
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A Great Way to Help Finneytown Schools: Join a Support Organization

Posted on: September 27, 2016

For a small investment of money and time, you can make a real difference for Finneytown Schools. Please consider joining our support organizations.

 

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High School Athletes Visit Brent

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Play fair. Don't be mean. Respect your teachers. Be a good sport. That's some of the advice senior-high athletes told the little guys and girls at Brent Elementary.

 

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No matter where you roam, it's always nice to come home.

Posted on: September 22, 2016

That's the magic behind a Finneytown Homecoming weekend, which takes place Sept. 22-24. Here's what's in store.

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Write, draw, dance, compose, photograph your way to recognition

Posted on: September 22, 2016

It's time for Finneytown's clever and creative students to enter their work in REFLECTIONS, the National PTA arts competition. Last year, 24 Finneytown students took home honors.

 

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Forgive us for blowing our own horn. . .

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Congratulations to the Finneytown Marching Band for taking First Place in Class B at the Hilliard Bradley Band Contest on Sept. 17, as well as being named Best Percussion and Best Color Guard. You rock (and roll)!

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Celebrating a historic Finneytown championship

Posted on: September 15, 2016

In 1979, the Finneytown women's swim team rocked the Ohio swimming world. They won the state championship -- and every race they entered. At a special ceremony this Saturday, they'll finally get their official banner.

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'Think critically. Grow intellectually. Live with integrity.'

Posted on: September 12, 2016

That's the vision statement Finneytown Secondary Campus staff developed to help deepen and enrich school culture. On Sept. 9, students took on the task of figuring out how to share that message visually.

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"It's a great opportunity to teach patriotism to our students."

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Finneytown elementary schools invited Springfield Township firefighters to lunch to commemorate 9/11 and to say thank you for keeping their community safe every day.

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'Under the Sea' Family Reading Night Makes a Big Splash!

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Brent Elementary staff and volunteers used sharks, art, jokes, music and stories as the bait to hook kids on reading.

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Donate shoes and help our biology students

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Here's your chance to reduce clutter and support an amazing opportunity for Finneytown students -- a spring break biology trip to the Grand Canyon with teacher Matt Breines.

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