Day 30 – Gratitude

“The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see.” Albert Einstein Hi Terri, This week, while speaking at the Hexagon Live 2019 conference in Las Vegas, I learned about 4Ocean. This company was started by two surfers who wanted to figure out a way to clean up the plastic in the ocean after they saw how littered the beaches and water were during a surfing trip to Bali. …

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Finneytown Update

Update 3/30/20 – School Closure

Finneytown Local School Buildings Will Be Closed Through May 1, 2020 On March 30, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine made an announcement ordering all of Ohio’s public, community, and private K-12 school buildings to be closed to students through Friday, May 1, 2020 due to the coronavirus health crisis. Finneytown Local School Buildings will be closed through Friday, May 1, 2020. We know the Governor’s order to extend the closure of school buildings presents a challenge to our families. Our district …

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Day 29 – Gratitude

“If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” Robert Quillen Hi Terri, Whew! After a month of crazy travel to speak at ten differences conferences in September, I’m enjoying a week at home before it all starts up again. It’s nice to sleep in my own bed – and my cat, Tinkerbell, is quite happy that I’m home. Simba, our other cat, seems to be okay either way. Whether I’m speaking about business topics like employee engagement/retention/recognition or covering …

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Finneytown Update

Update 3/28/20 Return to Remote learning and Food Service

Happy Spring Break,                            Saturday, March 28, 2020 I hope everyone had a little time to rest, get outside between rain drops and get used to being at home. Remote Learning will resume Monday, March 30th and that work has already been posted or handed out. If/when we are told buildings will be closed beyond next Friday, April 3rd, we will be in touch to give an update from each …

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Day 28 – Gratitude

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” Stanislaw Jerzy Lec Hi Terri, Tomorrow is a big day in my family. It’s the day that the last of my siblings turns 50. It’s almost hard to believe that Scotty, that red-haired, blue-eyed, freckle-faced little brother of mine is actually half a decade old. We will be celebrating him all weekend in Atlanta. It’s true that you can’t pick your family members. But if I had to …

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Community Resources and Food Service info

Finneytown Families,                                                                                                     Tuesday, March 17, 2020 We have been busy in the district. Students picked up supplies and work and a few picked up meals yesterday. Our school counselors and social …

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Update on Food Service and other Information

Finneytown Families,                                    Sunday, March 15, 2020 I promised more information when I had it. I want to update you on Lunch and Breakfast and how to pick up Remote Learning work or supplies you have at school. Food Service Our Food Service people have worked all weekend to get things ready. As I mentioned, all food will be prepared and available at the cafeteria at the Secondary Campus (high school). The cafeteria …

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FLSD Update 3-14-20

Dear Finneytown Families, March 14, 2020 Schools are closed but the staff is still thinking about you and your children. They spent yesterday getting lessons ready for next week and the week after Spring Break. Over and over they reached out to me to question if the district was going to still be able to provide meals for students. The answer is yes. Principal newsletters will give you details on Remote Learning for students. I’m including information about meals and …

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Day 22 – Gratitude

Day 22 Gratitude – – Finneytown Local School District Mail Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” Denis Waitley Hi Terri, This week’s Gratitude Thought comes from a subscriber who shares a powerful illustration that shows that no matter what happens to you, you can find a way to respond with gratefulness. Here is Pat’s story: “We grew up with a single mom, and …

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FLSD Closed for Three Weeks

Dear Finneytown Families: March 12, 2020 Governor DeWine just announced that all schools must close due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Finneytown Local Schools will be closed beginning Friday, March 13, 2020 through April 3, 2020. They will continue to update us and we will let you know if that time gets extended.  We will send out the plan for students to continue their learning at home tomorrow.    While the schools are closed, the custodians will be deep cleaning in every …

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