Finneytown Local School District Strengthens Community Partnerships For Student Mental Health

In an effort to provide comprehensive programming and increase access to mental health counseling and supports, Finneytown Local School District is strengthening the bonds with community partners. Last school year, Finneytown Local School District began a partnership with MindPeace, a local organization that coordinates mental health services for educational agencies. The collaboration allows FLSD to meet the mental health needs of all of the students in addition to families. Through the coordination with MindPeace, FLSD is currently partnering with Catalyst …

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Bullying Awareness

The Council on Child Abuse visited each classroom at the end of September to teach students about bullying awareness and response. Additionally, Student Council President, Violet Kimnach, has been sharing a Bullying Awareness fact per day over morning announcements. 

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Finneytown facilities history timeline 1996 – Voters approve a 3.96 mill, $8.71 million bond issue over 28 years. Funds were used to con- struct eight (8) additional classrooms, a new media center and computer lab, renovate program areas, and make significant roof, HVAC, flooring, window, lighting, painting, and parking lot improvements. 2001 – The District requests its initial building assessment from the Ohio Schools Facility Commission. 2006 – The District forms a Long Range Facilities Steering Committee, consisting of 25 …

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Whitaker Way Assembly and September Students of the Month

Students of the Month were recognized during our Monthly Whitaker Way Assembly. Students were selected based upon showing our Whitaker Way: Being Respectful, Being Responsible, Being Positive. Students received certificates and had their pictures taken to be added to the “Whitaker Way” wall poster Students of the month were treated to donuts with Mr. Anderson on Monday, October 7th. The Celebratory Breakfast is used to reinforce, incentivize, and recognize students who show the “Whitaker Way” on a regular basis. 

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Did You Know? Finneytown Local School District Rated AA! S&P Global analyzes and provides credit scores on school districts looking to borrow money in the financial markets. Since 2010, Finneytown Local School District has held S&P Global’s AA rating. The AA rating is a very strong, high quality, investment grade rating and places Finneytown in select company among school districts across the state. The high credit rating reflects a lower risk of default and translates into a lower cost of …

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Kindness Tree at Whitaker

Students chose an act of kindness that they wanted to commit to performing and then shared these ideas with their homeroom during circle time. Students wrote this act of kindness down onto a paper hand which they then used to decorate and grow our Kindness Tree in the main hallway. 

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Why are Finneytown taxes so high? A question that sometimes comes up is “Why are Finneytown taxes so high?” Finneytown Local School District is committed to maintaining the highest standards of fiscal responsibility and stewardship. So while the cause isn’t waste or inefficiency, there are some very valid reasons for the district’s high tax effort: Small tax base – Finneytown ranks 18 out of 22 districts in Hamilton County in terms of the size of its tax base. Finneytown can …

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