Finneytown Secondary Principal Awarded PTA Educator of the Year For Finneytown Local Schools

Dr. Jen Dinan is in her 20th year at Finneytown Local Schools, but nothing seems to slow her down as she strives for excellence as principal. Her commitment and dedication to the students and staff of the Secondary Campus as well as the community is evident through the relationships she has developed with students, staff, and families, the programs she and her team have introduced in the middle and high school, and her passionate but quiet call for change in …

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Finneytown Student Earns State Recognition With The Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition

Finneytown senior, Amanda Gast, earned state recognition with The Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition. Her hand drawing titled, “Mocha View”, will be on display at the Ohio Statehouse for several weeks. Additionally, three other Finneytown High School students earned regional recognition for their art pieces. Karina Ahangkari was recognized for her fiber piece “Dream House”, Oliver Orue earned support for his colorful drawing “Decay”, Brennan Jones received an award for his digital photograph “Light Bulb”, and Olivia Perry was acknowledged …

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Sixth Graders Test Books Through Book Tasting

Have you ever heard of a book tasting? No, well feast your taste buds on this. Finneytown Secondary Media Center offered a book tasting for sixth graders that allowed them to test different genres and levels of books. Students were seated at neatly set tables with specific genres of books, like non-fiction, fantasy, science fiction, romance, and more. Each table had a different genre of books that included a host of different authors for the tasting. Students were instructed to …

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High School Students Attend Art Exhibition

In February, 35 Finneytown High School students attended the Scholastic Regional Winners Art Exhibition at the Art Academy of Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine campus, where they were able to view the 19 pieces that received recognition through Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana. Above is a gallery of some of the pictures.

February Students of the Month

The Finneytown Houses on the Secondary Campus have begun recognizing students of the month from each house. Mentor teachers have nominated students from each house who reflect the five pillars: Be present, Be kind, Be a leader, Be accountable, and Remember the “why”. The following students earned Student of the Month for February: Clark – Jacob Logsdon, 7th and Megan Haarlammert, 10th Ebenezer – Lachu Tamang, 8th and Liz Cain, 9th Kopke – Raja Hearn, 8th and Nathan Stevens,12th PEM …

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