Day 13 – Gratitude

“When you’re happy you find pure joy in your life. There are no regrets in this state of happiness – and that’s a goal worth striving for in all areas of your life.” Suze OrmanHi Terri, Last weekend, Scott and I got to do something we’ve never done before – we saw the Rolling Stones in Chicago. Lots of “firsts” – first time seeing the Stones, first time traveling out of town specifically for a concert, and for Scott – it …

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baskeball game

Break the Record

Finneytown Secondary Campus High School students and staff held a pep rally with the student/staff basketball game. While staff won the game, students played hard and tied the game before an overtime win. Check out the video below! Break the Record video

day 12 – Gratitude

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”  Greg Anderson Hi Terri, Last week’s trip to Truro, Nova Scotia, was supposed to be easy. Fly from Cleveland to Toronto, then from Toronto to Halifax, grab a rental car and drive to Truro. I should’ve been at my hotel by 2:00 to enjoy the beauty of the area and perhaps even take a trip to Oak Island (at my husband Scott’s …

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Day 11 – Gratitude

“One key piece of gratitude is that it basically has the potential to change everything from its ordinary state to being a gift. Once you see it as a gift, it changes the emotional connection to it.” Barbara Frederickson, PhD Hi Terri, This was a week of celebrations – two for life, and one for a life well lived.  If you’ve been receiving these Gratitude Thoughts for awhile, you know that my great-niece and nephew, Klaire and Kenny, decided to come into …

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Day 10 – Gratitude

Technology should improve your life… not become your life.” Billy Cox Hi Terri, You don’t realize how technology runs your life until you get away from it – even for a short while. I had the opportunity to give a keynote speech in Puerto Rico this month, so my husband and I decided to turn it into a cruise vacation as well. Because I didn’t want to lug my computer around the ship with me, I left it at home – …

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flsd open forum mtg

Upcoming Community Meetings

Finneytown Local School Districts gained valuable input from students, staff, parents, and the community at the recent Educational Visioning meetings. The district will offer three evening open forums to allow community input or the opportunity to hear the current building update. Below are the dates, times and places of the three  meetings. Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:30-7:30 in the Performing Art Center (PAC) Friday, March 6, 2020 6:30-7:30 in the PAC Monday, March 9, 2020 6:00-7:00 in the PAC (Starting …

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