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Whitaker Students Take First Place In The Stock Market Game

A group of four students from Whitaker Elementary has won first place in the elementary division of The Stock Market Game™.  While the team, comprised of and their leader Mr. Craig Dukes, played against several elementary teams regionally, they competed against middle school and high school teams at the state tournament on Tuesday, April 23 on the campus of the University of Cincinnati. This Whitaker team won by researching different funds in which to invest their money and found the …

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Finneytown Students Show Their Skills in State Competition

Aidan Rice, Maksim Revelle, Riley Miller,Jacob Huff, Forrest Brown, Bret Sanders, and Hunter Giffin competed in the Skills USA competition in Columbus in April.  They showed their “skills” in Additive Manufacturing, Robotics and Automation Technology, and Engineering Design Technology. Students have the ability of advancing to the national level after winning at the state competitions. If they win on the national level, they may compete against other countries. Danny McCree brings this tradition to Finneytown after having several winners in …

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Murals Are Taking Shape on the Secondary Campus

Finneytown Secondary Campus students are in the process of creating a new mural that best represents Finneytown Middle and High School students. The mural was designed by a group of art students in Mrs. Althoff’s Mentor Group on Switch Up Fridays. The group collaborated on design, theme, composition and completed research on the design, then they cleaned and primed the surface for the mural. The mural represents “A warm welcome in our entrance, in a mid century postcard-style greeting, backed …

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Finneytown Secondary Campus Celebrates March Students of the Month

The following students from each house were celebrated as Student of the Month for March. We congratulate and celebrate these students and their achievements! Lenizia Chappell- Ebenezer Lashawntay Chaffer- Clark Grace Finch- PEM Corey Sloan- Kopke Tommy Gleason- Telford Ben Brueggemeyer- Pringle Christina Carter- PEM Jayden Girdler- Kopke Jacob Sutherland- Ebenezer Anyiah Savage- Clark Jara Longmire- Telford Ella Deuitch- Pringle

Whitaker Teacher is the Celebrate Excellence Educator of the Year for Finneytown Local Schools

Lauren Woodward, third grade teacher at Whitaker Elementary, has been nominated as Educator of the Year for Celebrate Excellence through the Hamilton County Education Foundation. “Lauren is an all-star teacher! As a third grade teacher, she and the third grade team rise to the challenge of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee each year,” proudly stated Grant Anderson, Whitaker Elementary Principal. It’s no wonder Lauren was nominated as she is a leader in the school with Restorative Practices, which serves the …

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