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What facilities Master Plan did Finneytown final approve? The initial, co-funded OFCC Master Plan recommendation is the baseline from which each district molds a final Master Plan solution, taking into consideration the unique values, needs and desires of the local community. This is done by adding Locally Funded Initiatives (LFIs). LFIs are spaces that are secondary to the classroom that OFCC will integrate into the overall master plan, but for which it will not share the cost. LFI examples include …

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What is Finneytown’s baseline Master Plan?  How much of the total building project cost is OFCC willing to pay? The Master Plan is the comprehensive plan for repairing and/or replacing the education facilities of a district. A Finneytown Local School District Master Plan was developed by the OFCC after Expedited Local Partnership Program (ELPP) acceptance. This Master Plan took into consideration program guidelines, design manual requirements and the following information and factors: Finneytown building assessment reports Finneytown student enrollment projections …

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Special Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6 pm at the District Office. 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace Cincinnati, Oh 45231. This meeting will be for the Board of Education to hear presentations on various construction methods. When a bond issue is passed for new buildings, they need to be prepared with knowledge to make good choices about how to proceed.

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What is the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission?  How does the process work? What is the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC)? The Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) is the agency responsible for the state’s school rebuilding program. The OFCC provides building assessment, master plan development and significant financial support (over $11.5 billion to date) to Ohio school districts. Over half of Ohio’s 612 public school districts have already received funding for new or renovated school buildings as a result of this …

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Excerpts from treasurer’s newsletter

Very soon you will receive the newsletter in your mailbox. It is packed with great information. Because of that, it is many pages long. For some of us, that may seem like a lot of financial speak and we need it divided into chunks. I have Mr. Oliverio’s permission to post excerpts in my blog so you can see a piece at a time. You have seen most of this information already in my blog. This is from the Treasurer’s …

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Finneytown High School Student Leaders Attend Leadership Conference at the University of Cincinnati

Finneytown High School students continue to develop their leadership skills through conferences held at the University of Cincinnati. The  leadership conference held several breakout sessions, and students connected with nonprofit leaders and other high school students to support a range of causes in our community.  The breakout sessions included interactive presentations and hands-on activities related to service-learning or social impact areas. Students brainstormed ideas about starting a “Hope Squad” on campus that addresses mental health issues. They also expressed an …

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Finneytown Local School District Celebrated 2019 Homecoming With Pride and Strong Community

Finneytown Local School District celebrated Homecoming 2019 with a tremendous amount of pride in the school and teams. The three Finneytown schools celebrated with Spirit Week activities and dress-up options like crazy hat day, dress like your favorite person, and Wildcat spirit wear.  On Thursday, the community came out for the parade put on by the district. Springfield Township Police Department and Fire Department led the parade filled with Wildcat sports teams, the award winning Marching Wildcats, and several school …

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Finneytown High School House Jenga Tournament

Finneytown Secondary Campus held a House Jenga Tournament over the last couple weeks during mentor group. Mrs. Ficke’s mentor group for two of the three finalists (Marcos/JT and Aniya/Jayla) and Mr. Budday’s Jenga wizards of Bianca/Nayla competed on Monday as finalists in the tournament. Jayla Terry and Aniya Williams from Ebenezer House (Ficke’s mentor group) emerged as the high school grand champions and earned their house the highest points.