Day 5 – Gratitude

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.”  Earl Nightingale Hi Terri, Another great lesson in gratitude this week came from Melissa. Her story is a great reminder to appreciate the time we have with others – …

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EdChoice Call to Action

Finneytown Families, The legislators are still debating the EdChoice issues. There are committee meetings being held for Senate Bill 89. Superintendents, Board Members and Parents are being asked to contact their legislators and speak up. I am asking that you participate. Senate Bill 89 is not the whole answer but is a start in the right direction and gives us room to work out the rest. Because of this, the superintendent and Board Member state organizations along with many others …

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Day 4 – gratitude

After today, these will be posted in the Superintendent Blog which you can find at https://finneytown.org/category/super/ “Time well-spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation.” Zig ZigHi Terri, One of the most fun parts of these Gratitude Thoughts for the Week is hearing back from subscribers as they share how they implemented a Gratitude Strategy (Grategy) in their life. Here’s how Leslie found thankfulness during her recent vacation. “I was in Florida last …

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Day 3 – Gratitude

“ Day 3 – Gratitude – tnoe@finneytown.org – Finneytown Local School District Mail Appreciate us, recognize us, listen to us” – this is what your employees want. Are you giving it to them?” – Steve Schmidt Hi Terri, Gratitude is not only good for us personally, but it’s also good for business too! Steve, a long time subscriber, shares his story about how he was able to turn around his company, a manufacturing plant, with a few good ideas. Here’s his story: …

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30 day Gratitude Challenge Day 1

30 day Gratitude Challenge Day 1 – tnoe@finneytown.org – Finneytown Local School District Mail “Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.” Wade Boggs Hi Terri, When it comes to gratitude, my dad is the epitome of true thankfulness. With all of the physical challenges he has …

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30 Day Gratitude Challenge

30 Day Gratitude Challenge – tnoe@finneytown.org – Finneytown Local School District Mail I attended a wellness meeting where Lisa Ryan, Chief Appreciation Strategist at Grategy, spoke. She then sent me these Gratitude thoughts and said I could share them. I decided to share them with you. I will post one each week day we have school. You are not “required” to do anything. They are nice to read and will help each of us remember to be grateful. It will also …

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The bond passed, now what?

Dear Finneytown Families,                                                                                                           November 18, 2019 As you know, our community passed the bond issue earlier this month. Once I again, thank you for your participation and help with this. That phase is over but the real work starts now! Here is a very brief timeline to help you know what to expect. November 2019                We will post advertisements for Construction Companies (done)                                                 We will post advertisements for Architectural Firms (done)                                                 We will contact companies about Turf …

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Thank You!

Dear Finneytown. Words cannot begin to express the gratitude I feel towards this community! I am so proud to be part of Finneytown. I fell in love with this district 4 years ago when I moved here. I grow fonder every day of the people and the place. Thank you to every person who worked with the team to get the word out. Thank you to every person who voted. Thank you for continuing to be a community that supports …

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Treasurer Excerpt (11)

Finneytown facilities history timeline 1996 – Voters approve a 3.96 mill, $8.71 million bond issue over 28 years. Funds were used to con- struct eight (8) additional classrooms, a new media center and computer lab, renovate program areas, and make significant roof, HVAC, flooring, window, lighting, painting, and parking lot improvements. 2001 – The District requests its initial building assessment from the Ohio Schools Facility Commission. 2006 – The District forms a Long Range Facilities Steering Committee, consisting of 25 …

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