New Secondary School

7/22/19 Back in the office. Took a couple of days to visit Gatlinburg!  I got back Friday but had technical issues and could not post so here we go.    Once the state provides the matching funds for the secondary campus, we will start on that. The new secondary campus would be built partly in the front parking lot all the way back behind the stadium. The gym would be torn down but all other buildings would be intact and …

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Recap

7/10/19    To recap, we have three schools in Finneytown. We have Brent K-1, Whitaker 2-5, and Secondary Campus 6-12. We have just over 1400 students in these 3 buildings. OFCC recommends any district with less than 1500 students should build one K-12 building. Through the 35 meetings held last year, it was decided that the best plan is to build two new buildings. A K-6 on the Brent property and a 7-12 on the secondary campus property. If you missed …

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Cottonwood and Brent History

7/9/19                                                                                 Cottonwood was built in 1962 and was subsequently torn down in 2010 because it became too difficult to maintain. The roof leaks were continual and there were other issues.    Brent Elementary was built in 1964 with 29,161 square feet. The gym has steps to go down into it and the hall floors are inclined in places. In 1986 enrollment had drastically declined in the district and the building was leased to Springfield Township. They used it as a …

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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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The Start of the Superintendent Blog

Hello Finneytown Fans and Favorites, Terri Noe, superintendent, here with my first ever attempt to blog. Thank you to everyone who came to our Forum last week to here an update on new facilities. Also thank you to all who let me know you couldn’t make it but will check the website for information and want to be involved going forward. As I stated at the forum, the Finneytown Board of Education voted in June to move forward to look …

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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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Finneytown Seniors Graduate And Look Forward to Their Futures

May is often the month of graduation, and this was no different in Finneytown Local School District. The Class of 2019 graduated on May 30 looking toward their dreams and futures, but also reflecting on their time in Finneytown and the bonds they created. Speakers reflected on the leadership roles taken by the students within the houses, how the teachers have truly influenced them as learners and people, and how the students’ hard work and perseverance has paid off to …

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