Finneytown Secondary Campus Teacher appointed as an Ohio Teacher Leader Liaison

Janelle Sowders, a 6th grade English Language Arts teacher at Finneytown Secondary Campus, will be among the first cohort of teachers to serve as Ohio Teacher Leader Liaisons with the Ohio Department of Education. She will work within the network of up to 50 teachers from across the state on this new, innovative, and prestigious program. They will engage with the ODE on topics related to current and future education initiatives that support Each Child, Our Future: Ohio’s Strategic Plan …

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Shrek the Musical

Coming soon to the Finneytown Performing Arts Center is the High School performance of Shrek the Musical. The performances begin January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served.

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The Finneytown PTA Announces the 2019-2020 Reflections Winners

Finneytown PTA announces the PTA Reflections winners for the 2019-2020 school year!  There were 55 entries submitted this year with 22 from the elementaries and 33 from the Secondary Campus.  The wonderful tradition of excellence in the arts continues to flourish in Finneytown, and it is an exciting opportunity that the National PTA Reflections program recognizes students’ artistic talents in so many ways. Special thanks to the judges: Julie Ficke, Carolyn Althoff & Megan Kelly from the Secondary Campus and …

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Nominations for Finneytown PTA Outstanding Educator

If you would like to nominate an Elementary teacher or administrator, please email Elise Fessler ( by January 22nd. Please put “Outstanding Educator “ in the subject line. – Include why you are nominating this Educator.  (Remember this is a PTA award and PTA involvement should be a part of the nomination. This does include events PTA coordinates like carnival.). The more detail the better. – Anyone can nominate but the nominee must be a certified staff person. Send questions and …

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Middle School Dance

Finneytown Middle School parents: the Houses on SC are throwing a dance for our middle school students.  The semi formal dance “Sweet Tarts” will be held on Friday, January 31st, from 7-10 in the Multipurpose Room.  In order for our dance to successful we are asking for everyone’s help.  Please follow the link below to the SignUp Genius, to donate to the cause.  Large or small, we appreciate it all.  Thank you. Tickets will be sold during lunch Monday Jan …

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NHS members at senior breakfast

Finneytown Senior Citizens Welcomed to Secondary Campus for Breakfast

Recently, Finneytown Secondary Campus welcomed local senior citizens from the Finneytown area for breakfast and beautiful music. The high school choir and orchestra students entertained the seniors as they enjoyed a delightful breakfast prepared by the high school kitchen staff.  National Honor Society members served breakfast as they interacted. It was a fantastic opportunity for the students as well as senior citizens to intermingle.  

wildcat serve donations

Wildcat Serve Delivers Food and Joy to Neighbors

During the season of thankful and grateful, the Finneytown community has many reasons to be grateful. On Tuesday, November 27, WildcatSERVE distributed Thanksgiving food baskets to 28 families in the Finneytown Local School District. These baskets brought much relief and joy to the recipients. Baskets included many non-perishables such as cereal, mac and cheese, ravioli containers, pasta and sauce, and much more. In addition household items like laundry detergent and toilet paper were included. WildcatSERVE is a local Finneytown organization …

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Finneytown Local School District Offers Development of Skills to Pursue Musical Opportunities

Finneytown Local School District is home to unique and strong musical talent, and many are gaining exposure to larger stages. While Finneytown is a small district, the musical offerings are on par with larger districts and include orchestra for students in grades 5-12. One of these exceptionally talented students is taking center stage beyond Finneytown in Cincinnati. Zach Wuorinen began his musical journey over 8 years ago in elementary school in Finneytown, and now is preparing for his next chapter …

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