Whitaker students Visit The National Underground Museum and Freedom Center

Fourth graders from Whitaker Elementary recently visited the National Underground Museum and Freedom Center to participate in a self-guided scavenger hunt with the help of parent chaperones. Mrs. Knight’s, Mr. Hutchinson’s, Mrs.Huber’s, Mr. Dirr’s, Mrs. Smith’s and Mr. Duke’s classes learned about Aminah Brenda-Lynn Robinson’s RagGonNon a “three dimensional cloth painting made from found-objects: fabric, beads, shells, leaves, ties, and much more.”

Brent Elementary Earns Overall “A” Award From The Ohio Department of Education

The Ohio State Board of Education commended Brent Elementary School for earning an Overall “A” Award and provided a banner to be displayed in the school. The award was earned due to “high academic performance and building bright futures for students of every background and ability level.” The criteria for the award is based on Ohio’s strategic plan, Each Child, Our Future, to “ensure each student is challenged, prepared, and empowered for his or her future by way of an …

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Finneytown Needs You!

Substitute Teacher Hiring Fair March 27th, 2019 for (District).  Registration / Information at www.SubSolutions.org. Sub Solutions is excited to announce our Substitute Teacher Hiring Fair on March 27th, 2019.  See attached flyer for more information. Please help us attract substitute teacher candidates for the busy spring season! Print, post, or distribute the attached Hiring Fair flyer within your district and community. Post the attached Facebook image with the blurb below. Tweet the attached Twitter image with the blurb below.

Sixth Graders Test Books Through Book Tasting

Have you ever heard of a book tasting? No, well feast your taste buds on this. Finneytown Secondary Media Center offered a book tasting for sixth graders that allowed them to test different genres and levels of books. Students were seated at neatly set tables with specific genres of books, like non-fiction, fantasy, science fiction, romance, and more. Each table had a different genre of books that included a host of different authors for the tasting. Students were instructed to …

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High School Students Attend Art Exhibition

In February, 35 Finneytown High School students attended the Scholastic Regional Winners Art Exhibition at the Art Academy of Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine campus, where they were able to view the 19 pieces that received recognition through Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana. Above is a gallery of some of the pictures.

February Students of the Month

The Finneytown Houses on the Secondary Campus have begun recognizing students of the month from each house. Mentor teachers have nominated students from each house who reflect the five pillars: Be present, Be kind, Be a leader, Be accountable, and Remember the “why”. The following students earned Student of the Month for February: Clark – Jacob Logsdon, 7th and Megan Haarlammert, 10th Ebenezer – Lachu Tamang, 8th and Liz Cain, 9th Kopke – Raja Hearn, 8th and Nathan Stevens,12th PEM …

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