Secondary Campus News

Blog Entries - 2016

A Finneytown Story of Giving

Posted on: December 21, 2016 12:00 am

In case you need a little good news: A kind Finneytown supporter donates a guitar to the P.E.M. Memorial fundraiser. An anonymous benefactor buys the guitar -- then donates it to a hard-working, music-loving FHS student.

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Congratulations to Barb Reichle, December Support Staff Member of the Month

Posted on: December 20, 2016 12:00 am

For the last 13 years, Barb Reichle has been an essential member of the Secondary Campus team as secretary to the school principal. This month her calm competence and great loyalty to Finneytown have earned her the December Support Staff Member of the Month award.

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Books-as-gifts: Recommendations from our media specialists

Posted on: December 7, 2016 12:00 am

FLSD is all in favor of including the gift of books in every holiday and birthday celebration! Here are book recommendations from our wonderful media specialists.

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Congratulations to the November Secondary Students of the Month

Posted on: December 1, 2016 12:00 am

We are pleased to announce the November Students of the Month at the Secondary Campus: Storm Hyden, Grade 7; Megan Haarlammert, Grade 8; Asani Denson-Peeples, Grade 9; Allie Bingham, Grade 10; Centenual Gordon, Grade 11; Joe Ward, Grade 12.

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Light Up Finneytown

Posted on: November 29, 2016 12:00 am

Add beauty to your neighborhood this holiday season and benefit the Finneytown Music Parents Association by purchasing luminary kits.

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A lovely tradition: Senior citizens' brunch and concert

Posted on: November 28, 2016 12:00 am

Area senior citizens are invited to kick off the holiday season with the Secondary Campus's annual Senior Citizens' Brunch and Holiday Concert, Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m., in the Multi-Purpose Room.

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Alexander Eberhardt named to 2017 OMEA All-State Band

Posted on: November 20, 2016 12:00 am

The Ohio Music Education Association's All-State Band recognizes Ohio's top high-school musicians. This year, Finneytown junior Alexander Eberhardt has been chosen for the honor.

 

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Thank you from the Freshman Class!

Posted on: November 17, 2016 12:00 am

The Class of 2020 appreciates Finneytown families and staff taking part in its Chipotle fundraiser. The class made $532.60 because of your participation!

 

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Congratulations to the October Students of the Month

Posted on: November 1, 2016 12:00 am

The Secondary Campus congratulates the October Students of the Month (left to right in photo): Leah Whitley, Grade 7; Briana Edmond, Grade 9; Selena Mungur, Grade 11; Corey Craig, Grade 12; and Timothy Williams, Grade 8. Missing from the photo is Amanda Gast, Grade 10.

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Marching Band takes top rating at OMEA State Finals!

Posted on: October 31, 2016 12:00 am

The amazing Finneytown Marching Wildcats topped off a stellar season Sunday with a Superior rating at state finals. Finneytown was the only CHL school to receive that rating. A huge crowd from Finneytown cheered them on!

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So whose name is on your back?

Posted on: October 28, 2016 12:00 am

Finneytown senior football players paid a special tribute to the teachers who influenced them the most. They asked the teachers to wear their football jerseys for the final day of the season.

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Cheers and high-fives for a team and coach who have hung tough

Posted on: October 28, 2016 12:00 am

The Secondary staff gathered Friday for a surprise send-off for the Finneytown football team and Coach Ryan Hubbard as the Wildcats headed to their last game of the season. In three words, the admiration flowed.

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Finneytown Pride Hall of Fame Induction Dinner is Nov. 12

Posted on: October 9, 2016 12:00 am

The Finneytown Schools Educational Foundation invites the community, staff and alumni to the 2016 Finneytown Pride Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, Nov. 12, 6-9 p.m., The Grove of Springfield Township. Order tickets here.

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An evening of music: Orchestra/Choir Concert Oct. 12

Posted on: October 4, 2016 12:00 am

It's one of Finneytown Secondary Campus's gifts to the community: a free evening of lovely music by the Secondary Orchestra and Choir, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. in the PAC.

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Marching Band headed to State Finals

Posted on: October 3, 2016 12:00 am

The Finneytown Marching Band outperformed bands twice its size to take first place at Saturday's Loveland Band Contest. The extraordinary performance earned it a place in O.M.E.A. Marching Band State Finals.

 

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A Great Way to Help Finneytown Schools: Join a Support Organization

Posted on: September 27, 2016 12:00 am

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

Posted on: September 22, 2016 12:00 am

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 12:00 am

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 12:00 am

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

Posted on: September 12, 2016 12:00 am

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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Donate shoes and help our biology students

Posted on: September 2, 2016 12:00 am

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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A great day of support for Finneytown Schools

Posted on: August 15, 2016 12:00 am

Really, how can we adequately say thank you to volunteers from Northminster Presbyterian Church and to our staff for spending Saturday mulching, weeding, painting, cleaning, stuffing student packets and simply showing love and support for Finneytown Schools?

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Important information from district nurse Andrea Lewis

Posted on: August 15, 2016 12:00 am

Here's what parents need to know about obtaining medication forms for their students and about a required immunization for seventh-graders and 12th-graders.

 

 
 
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Pick-up Time for Scarlet/Diamond Oaks Students

Posted on: August 11, 2016 12:00 am

Starting Monday, Aug. 15, pick-up time for students attending Scarlet and Diamond Oaks campuses is 6:45 a.m. in front of the administrative offices/MP plaza. Students will return at approximately 2:50 p.m.   Parents and students, we appreciate your

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Interested in student accident insurance?

Posted on: June 28, 2016 12:00 am

Guarantee Trust Life is making optional accident insurance available to Finneytown students. Choose between two options, 24-hour-a-day coverage or school-time coverage. For information and an application, click here.

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A Blast from the Past: Buy Old Yearbooks and Benefit Current Yearbook Staff

Posted on: June 14, 2016 12:00 am

We've uncovered a stash of Finneytown High School yearbooks dating back 36 years -- classes 1980 to 2015. They're on sale for $20, with proceeds benefitting the current high school yearbook staff. To purchase one, email llawyer@finneytown.org.

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Don't lose ground this summer! Read every day.

Posted on: June 7, 2016 12:00 am
To reduce “summer slide,” all students are encouraged to read every day during the summer break. Here's how Finneytown Local Schools can help.
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Commencement 2016: "Place value in things that will last forever."

Posted on: June 1, 2016 12:00 am

That was wisdom shared by Class of 2016 valedictorian Luke Brueggemeyer at the May 27 Commencement ceremony. Read on for other memorable quotes from the evening along with the valedictorian's and salutatorian's speeches.

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Building Learning, Community and a Garden

Posted on: May 26, 2016 12:00 am
Community gardens are sprouting across the U.S., and Finneytown Secondary School is part of the trend, with a gorgeous garden that's fostering learning, friendships and community.
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Thank you for being devoted to our students

Posted on: May 24, 2016 12:00 am

At the May 23 Board of Education meeting, Brenda Dennis, Sherry Enderle and Jerry Ward were given the extraordinary honor of being named a 'Friend of Children' by the Secondary PTA.

 

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Senior Class Sets Record for Scholarship Dollars

Posted on: May 17, 2016 12:00 am

As class historian Sarah Germann said of the Class of 2016 at Senior Awards Night, "When something needs to be done, we buckle down and do it well." So well, in fact, that this year's senior class smashed the record for scholarship dollars, being offered more than $4.5 million.

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Meet District Nurse Andrea Lewis: "I kept thinking I wanted to help people on a deeper level."

Posted on: May 16, 2016 12:00 am

Andrea Lewis has an aura of calm about her that makes Finneytown secondary students feel everything is going to be OK. It's a byproduct of her nursing degree, innate sense of competence, and years of being a mom. It's also why -- in her first year as Secondary Campus nurse -- she's impressed everyone.

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2016 Celebrate Excellence Award Winner: Tammy Dietz

Posted on: May 13, 2016 12:00 am

It's been a week of tributes for Finneytown Secondary Campus math teacher Tammy Dietz, from emotional thank-yous from the Class of 2016's top scholars at the Academic Signing Celebration to being named a 2016 Celebrate Excellence Award winner for Hamilton County.

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Next Fall's School Supplies -- Signed, Sealed, Delivered, They're Yours

Posted on: May 13, 2016 12:00 am

Middle-school parents, act now and save yourself some hassles next fall. Order next year's school supplies online, and they'll be waiting for your students when they head back to school.

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Theresa Noe Named New Superintendent of Finneytown Local School District

Posted on: May 12, 2016 12:00 am

The Finneytown Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of Mrs. Theresa Noe as superintendent of

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Senior Awards Night on May 16

Posted on: April 20, 2016 12:00 am

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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2016-17 Cheerleading Tryouts

Posted on: March 22, 2016 12:00 am

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

Posted on: March 6, 2016 12:00 am

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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Secondary Students: Time to Register for Spring Sports

Posted on: February 22, 2016 12:00 am

Spring athletes can register by using this link. The registration deadline for track and tennis is Friday, March 18.

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Enjoy Wildcat Basketball & Support the Secondary PTA

Posted on: January 15, 2016 12:00 am

Forget Powerball. Here's your winning ticket: Join the Secondary PTA for ten little dollars and enjoy the Feb. 5 boys' basketball game for half-price!

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Homecoming Dance

Posted on: September 14, 2016 12:00 pm

Just a reminder the Homecoming Dance is around the corner!  Student Fees must be paid in order to purchase a homecoming dance ticket.  Payment plans are available and may be set up with our Treasurer’s Office ONLY until Wednesday, September

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September Newsletter

Posted on: September 14, 2016 12:00 pm

Final Forms - NEW!

Posted on: September 8, 2016 11:00 am

This year Finneytown Schools is offering parents a convenient new service -- the ability to complete all school forms online. You will never again have to spend the first night of school filling out paperwork. The new system is called FinalForms,

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Open House - August 18, 2016

Posted on: August 12, 2016 2:00 pm

Open House Activities - Open House is scheduled for Thursday, August 18th. We will have several activities planned for the evening. Our support organizations will have membership tables setup in the 200/250 lobby areas. Tables will be setup so that parents

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Picture Day

Posted on: August 12, 2016 1:00 pm

Lifetouch Picture Days:

7th and 9th grade - Thursday, August 18th

8th, 10th, 11th, & 12th grades - Friday, August 26th

Picture Retake Day - Thursday, October 13th

Picture forms are available in the attendance and main office.

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Interim Progress Report & Report Card Print Request - NEW!

Posted on: August 12, 2016 11:20 am

The district currently uses ProgressBook for student grade information. A feature was added for districts to now have the option to publish official DASL and Grade Book interim progress reports and report cards to Parent Access instead of mailing out hard

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Senior Awards

Posted on: May 12, 2016 10:00 am

Senior Awards will be held on Monday, May 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Performing Art Center.

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Underclass Awards

Posted on: May 12, 2016 10:00 am

Underclass Awards will be held on Tuesday, May 17th at 9:00 a.m. in the PAC.  Seniors have late arrival and should report to 4th bell. 

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MIddle School Awards

Posted on: May 12, 2016 10:00 am

Middle School Awards will be held on Wednesday, May 18th at 10:00 a.m. in the PAC.

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Attention Seniors

Posted on: May 12, 2016 10:00 am

Senior Exams May 17th - 19th (full days of school) May 17th - Late Arrival (10:52 a.m. - 4th bell)  May 20th - Senior Dorm Safety (please arrive at 8:45 a.m. in the

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Attention Seniors - Cap & Gown

Posted on: May 2, 2016 10:00 am

Caps & Gowns will be handed out on Friday, May 6th during lunch in the MP.

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3rd Quarter - Honor Roll

Posted on: April 19, 2016 10:20 am

 Congratulations to our "A" Honor Roll Students! 7th Grade:   Lavar Allen, Olivia Angert, Alyssa Becksfort, Jillian Becksfort, Anja Bell, Ryan Canterbury, Zoe Casselman, Odassey Cavanaugh, Hope Cleghorn, Joseph Eberhardt, Andrew

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Congratulations to our "Student of the Month"

Posted on: April 19, 2016 9:00 am

February Students of the Month:

7th Grade - Megan Haarlammert

8th Grade - Prakash Bista

9th Grade - Nick Ogletree 

10th Grade - Noah Rowe

11th Grade - Joey Gerbus

12th Grade - James Brooks

Congratulations! 

 

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Grades 7-12 Air Assessment Testing Information

Posted on: March 14, 2016 10:00 am

Dear Parents/Guardians of Students in Grades 7-12,  With the implementation of the Common Core Standards, the new generation of assessments began last year. The American Institute of Research (AIR) assessments will assess students in grades 7 -12.

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Parent/Guardian of Graduating Senior

Posted on: March 14, 2016 10:00 am

March, 2016  Dear Parent/Guardian of a Graduating Senior:  Welcome to the exciting world of graduation. You have already been experiencing the exciting world of parenting a high school senior, so on to the next level.   Our high school

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Senior Picture Information

Posted on: February 8, 2016 10:00 am

Attention Class of 2016 Seniors: The time of year is upon us where you should begin turning in any senior pictures you would like to have present in your yearbook.  The parameters for yearbook pictures are as follows: All pictures are expected to

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High School Yearbook

Posted on: February 8, 2016 10:00 am

If you are looking to order a yearbook, please go to https://www.yearbookforever.com/# and search for Finneytown in the search field.  The only option that appears should be the high school, click on it and follow the links to the purchase page. 

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