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Graduation 2020

Finneytown High School seniors will graduate on Thursday, May 28 with the virtual ceremony beginning at 6 pm on Zoom. Families and friends of the seniors may watch the YouTube Live broadcast of the ceremony with this link: https://youtu.be/SV3gB-MiUD0. Additionally, here is a link to the program for the event. Following the virtual ceremony, graduates and their families ONLY will drive-thru to pick up their diplomas beginning at 7:30 pm.

Enduring Gratitude

“There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein Hi Terri, Without our miracle this week, we could have been down two family members this holiday season instead of just one – my stepfather, Gene. (We miss you, Gene!) Here’s what happened… My brother-in-law, Brad, was on his way to the gym Monday evening when he felt a “choking feeling.” He stopped at a …

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Update from Superintendent 5/21

Hello Families,                                                                                                            5/21/2020 I hope you are all doing well. Hard to believe that next week is the last week of school this year. It is really so odd that it doesn’t feel like summer is about to begin. Please check with your principal about picking up personal items left at school, returning instruments, and any other end of year issues. The principals have all included this information in weekly newsletters as well. Next week, Monday is a holiday. There will …

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Gratitude Sustained

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” Oprah Winfrey Hi Terri, Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you are celebrating today as a holiday or not, I hope you are finding joy, happiness and gratitude today. This is the first Thanksgiving that Scott and I have been in town for years. Not only was it hard for Scott to take the extra time off of work …

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Finneytown Students Recognized at State for PTA Reflections

Two Finneytown Secondary Campus students won state-wide awards for their artistic talents. The National PTA Reflections program recognizes students’ artistic talents by awarding students at several different levels, school, regional, state and national. Aubrey Weaver and Ava Weaver, sisters, earned state titles for their respective pieces. Aubrey, a junior, garnered the Award of Merit for her Music Composition. Ava Weaver, an 8th grader, received the Award of Merit in Photography for her piece “The Feeling Within”. We congratulate and thank …

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Finneytown High School Junior Earns Place at State Level for Governor’s Art Award

Finneytown High School Junior Jillian Becksfort placed at the state level for her ceramic rattle, “Cow Skull” in the The Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition competition. Sadly, due to all of the closures and learning remotely, the displays of all the art in the capital had to be cancelled. There will be a digital exhibition because it’s very important to highlight and recognize these students and their exceptional talent. The date of the digital exhibition will be added at a …

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Finneytown High School Athletics Receives Grant for Football Equipment

Finneytown High School Athletics received a $1000 grant for football equipment for the 2020-2021 school year. The Athletic Department will be able to order much needed  equipment from Riddell, USA Football to keep football players safe next season. The USA Football Grant Program enables youth, middle school, and high school programs to upgrade equipment, improve playing fields, and acquire life-saving equipment. Applications for equipment, field and product grants are available each year.  #GrantTheGame.

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May Board of Education Meeting 5/18

The May Board of Education meeting will take place Monday, May 18 at 7:30 pm. It will still be a virtual meeting – see the links below. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us04web.zoom.us/j/79327671495?pwd=TklTZ01nOVBpc0dUZnNYTUwyTXVjQT09 Meeting ID: 793 2767 1495Password: 1frNnb

2019-2020 Yearbooks On Sale Now!

Snaps don’t last forever but yearbooks do! Be sure to order your middle school and high school yearbook. Both yearbooks are available for purchase online. Don’t wait until it’s too late. The time to buy a yearbook is right now.  Finneytown MS: https://finneytownmiddleschool.store.creatorstudiopro.com/Finneytown HS: https://finneytownhighschool.store.creatorstudiopro.com/