Whitaker Elementary

Community Open House at Whitaker

Hi Everyone,                                                                                                                                                      9/18/19 I want to give everyone a chance to ask and get answers about Finneytown Local School District. I will host a Community Open House this Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Whitaker Elementary. I will be there from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We will meet in the Cafeteria for informal questions and answers. I would also be happy to give a tour if anyone is interested. Everyone is invited. I will also try to find a time …

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See you tomorrow for School!

Good evening Finneytown Families, I just want to make sure you know we are having school tomorrow. All three schools will be open.Although it is still predicted to be hot, the overnight temps are cooler and the temps are a bit better. It will still be hot but, should not be dangerous. If that changes, we will look at early release the following days until it cools off. The temps this week don’t get terrible until 1 or 2 in …

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SC students with quiet signal

Students and Staff Jump Right in Back to School 2019-2020 at Finneytown Local School District

Have you seen big yellow buses rolling through the neighborhoods or students and families walking to the different schools? Finneytown students, with their backpacks loaded and lunch bags ready began standing at bus stops awaiting their rides on Wednesday, August 21 as FLSD welcomed students back to school with two days of staggered starts. Staggering the start for two days allowed teachers and staff to get better acquainted and form bonds with students. In addition, it gave students the opportunity …

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FHS Band at Bash

Finneytown Local School District Teachers and Staff Make Connections with Students for 2nd Year of Staff Tour and Back to School Bash

Buses driving the neighborhood filled with teachers and staff members signaled the early signs of Finneytown Local School District’s return to a new school year. It was a gorgeous but hot summer evening with music from the marching band bringing families from their homes as FLSD’s students and families were welcomed back to school by teachers and staff visiting the neighborhoods. Buses loaded with FLSD teachers, staff, and band members fanned out through different parts of the district as they …

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Finneytown Local Schools Welcomes New Principal for Brent Elementary

When Finneytown Local Schools open for the 2019-2020 school year, Meredith Baker will assume the role of Brent’s new principal. As an eight-year veteran and former first grade teacher, she looks forward to her new role serving the students, staff, and community of Finneytown, especially Brent Elementary. “I was drawn to Finneytown for the strong sense of community that is evident everywhere you go. Finneytown has a history of focusing on relationships and doing what’s right for students. The opportunity …

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Finneytown Local Schools Promotes Long-time Elementary Teacher to Teaching and Learning Coordinator

For 23 years, Troy Edie has been an educator in the Finneytown Local School District. This summer, he was promoted into the position of Teaching and Learning Coordinator for the district, a role he’s been preparing for his whole career.  As a graduate of The Ohio State University with both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Elementary Education, Edie has been teaching in Finneytown his entire career since being hired to teach 2nd grade in 1996.  Since then he has …

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FT forun & BOE mtg 6/25

Finneytown Forum Meeting 6/25

Join us for a Finneytown Forum and Special Board of Education meeting on new buildings! Tuesday, June 25th at 6:30 pm in the Performing Arts Center, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace We will be updating on the flurry of activity happening at Finneytown Local Schools, and what a bond levy will mean for you and your families. Learn more about the special opportunity that we have available to us and how the state is going to pay 60% of the base cost …

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Finneytown Local Schools to Place Bond Levy on November Ballot

Watch the video On Sunday, June 9, 2019, Finneytown Local Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to move forward in the application process with Ohio Facilities Construction Commission and the Expedited Local Partnership Program that would assist the district in designing and building two new school buildings. The board voted this evening, Monday, June 17, 2019, to place a bond levy on the November 2019 ballot that would supply the money for 40% of the cost to construct the schools. …

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