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Letter to Finneytown Community Regarding Racial Inequities

Dear Finneytown Students, Staff, and Families, My heart is heavy. We have all experienced mental, financial, and physical challenges over the past few months with the pandemic. Most recently we’ve been witness to explicit examples of racial tensions that have gripped this country for centuries. The Finneytown Local School District Board President, Tony Gast, and I want to state that we condemn these racist killings and any other such atrocities. All humanity should be outraged with these acts of terror. …

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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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Day of Giving Thank you

We want to thank all those inside and outside our Finneytown community who donated to WildcatSERVE on Thursday, April 23 for the WLWT Day of Giving. Very generous people dropped off hundreds of items that valued over about $500 including baby items, toilet paper, hygiene products, paper towels, dish soap, snacks, and other essential food items like canned goods and meal kits. Furthermore, community members donated $1,355 in gift cards and $325 in cash that will be used to assist …

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Weekly Update from Superintendent 4/27

Hello Finneytown Families, I want to start by thanking you. Thank you for volunteering for meal distribution. Thank you for all the donations you continue to make. Thank you for contacting us when you need support. Thank you for asking questions. Thank you for helping your children at home with school work. Thank you for supporting the district. Thank you for continuing to comply with the stay at home order and social distancing. Thank you for looking out for each …

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Update from Superintendent 4/20/20

Finneytown Local School Buildings will be Closed Through May 29, 2020 I normally send the weekly update in the morning, but had a feeling there may be news to share from the Governor’s broadcast today and there was. Today, April 20, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine made an announcement that school buildings are to remain closed to students through the end of this school year. Finneytown Local School Buildings will be closed through the rest of this school year. We know …

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FLSD Board Meeting – Monday, April 20

This Monday, April 20th, the FLSD School Board Meeting will occur digitally through Zoom. If you would like to view and/or participate in the meeting in real-time please follow the information below at 7:30 on Monday night. A video of the entire Board Meeting will be posted following the meeting. ZOOM Information Topic: FLSD Board of Education MeetingTime: Apr 20, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 962 1322 4379Password: pQJC71

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Weekly Update from Terri Noe

Notification from: Finneytown Local School District ADMIN Hello wonderful Finneytown Families,                                                               Monday, April 6, 2020 Welcome to Remote Learning (RL) Week 3. This is certainly not what I thought we would be doing the first week of April, but here we are. School buildings are closed but teaching and learning continues, albeit very differently. I know this is hard and stressful and I applaud all your efforts. You …

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Ohio links for jobs

With many employers laying off currently, there is a website with employers in Ohio that are hiring.  It is here:  The website gives the ability to search for job openings within Ohio by zip code. What an important resource for any parents that have been laid off or furloughed in this difficult time and are looking for work.

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The Community Rallies to Help Finneytown Students With Meals Over Spring Break

Finneytown students and families are truly grateful to have so many businesses and volunteers willing to provide food and other donations so they have meals. This week, during Spring Break, the Finneytown community came together to provide many meals for our students. Fleming Road UCC and Northminster Church, ECI/Finneytown Oasis (summer camp), and UMC Food Ministry came together to organize, gather, and distribute food to children.  In addition, several local businesses donated food to further assist the children and families. …

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