Secondary campus history

Next came the secondary campus. It currently houses grades 6-12. It was originally constructed in the late 1950’s with three buildings for a total of 87,812 square feet. The administration/Multipurpose building and the 200 and 300 buildings were all there was to start with. In 1964 the Gym was built adding 30,288 square feet. In 1969 the auditorium/PAC (Performing Arts Center) and the 100 building were added with an additional square footage of 51,356. At that time, what is now …

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Whitaker Elementary History

Whitaker Elementary School was originally built in 1935 as a two story building. The original entry was on Winton Road.  It is named after Telford Whitaker who was a teacher, principal, and superintendent from 1930 to 1965. That original building had 14,490 square feet and housed grades 1-8. At that time, kids went to Hughes, Mt. Healthy, or Wyoming for high school. A 28,294 square foot addition was added in 1953, tripling the size of the building. Finneytown was growing …

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Why Build Two?

I have been asked why we, as a community, chose to build two buildings instead of one. Let me fill you in on a few facts. The OFCC (Ohio Facilities Construction Commission) is the state office that oversees new school building construction. They are also the ones who release the matching percentages for each district. That percentage is determined by the wealth or lack of in your district and the condition of your buildings.  We are at a 60% state/40% …

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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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