Gratitude Continued

Gratitude message – tnoe@finneytown.org – Finneytown Local School District Mail “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Semisonic Hi Terri, After a weekend of celebrating my brother’s 50th birthday last weekend in Atlanta, I had to return to Atlanta last Thursday because of the unexpected passing of my stepfather, Gene Smith. Gene’s 78th birthday would have been on Monday, and my mom and his 34th wedding anniversary would have been today.  Although I was an adult when Mom married …

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I hope you enjoyed the Gratitude!

I hope you enjoyed the 30 days of Gratitude! I did. I don’t want you to have to go the rest of the year without some gratitude thoughts. I will send you weekly messages through the end of the year. Enjoy! When you view your world with an attitude of gratitude, you are training yourself to focus on the good in life. Paul J. Meyer Hi Terri, Thank you so much for all of your notes and condolences about my stepfather, Gene. …

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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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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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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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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 – tnoe@finneytown.org – 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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FLSD Cancels All events

Families,Information is constantly changing. As of today, March 12, in response to Governor DeWine’s emergency order and the Ohio Department of Health recommendations to limit social contact. All after-school indoor events have been cancelled until further notice. All sporting events are also cancelled until further notice, but outdoor practices can be held for now.  This includes the Middle School Musical on Friday and Saturday this week and the music concerts, Mark Hawkins Basketball fundraiser, and Dr, Seuss night next week.   …

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