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Friday, November 8th:

Monday, November 11th:

Do you like to write, draw, or take pictures? Do you want to share your writing and art with the school? You should submit to the Finneytown Literary Magazine! They are looking for your original poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and photography. Students and staff are welcome to submit. To get submission forms, see Mr. Budday or any students in the Literary Magazine Switch-Day group. Submissions are due by November 20th.

There will be a Poetry Club meeting today during lunch in Mr. Budday’s room, 107. All are welcome!

GSTA Leadership will be meeting tomorrow during lunch in Mr. Budday’s room, 107.

Want to improve your public speaking skills? Finneytown is establishing its first-ever Youth Toastmasters Club, a workshop intended to empower HS students to feel more confident and comfortable speaking in front of others. Our first meeting will be held TODAY. See Ms. Cook in room 106 for details.

Attendance: Please call 728-3709 to report absences by 8:30am.

Attention Band and Orchestra Members: This year’s production of Shrek, the Musical is in search of musicians for the pit. If you are interested in joining us on this adventure, please email Mr. Shafer (SawyerAShafer@gmail.com), the producer, by TODAY at 5 PM, and list your instrumentation in the email. Pit rehearsals will begin sometime in December. 

Do you like to write, draw, or take pictures? Do you want to share your writing and art with the school? You should submit to the Finneytown Literary Magazine! They are looking for your original poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and photography. Students and staff are welcome to submit. To get submission forms, see Mr. Budday or any students in the Literary Magazine Switch-Day group. Submissions are due by November 20th.

Think you can identify the Finneytown Secondary Campus staff by only their EYES? Prove it! Find the glassed-in display board outside of room 110, Ms. Althoff’s room. Take an entry form from the envelope, complete it, and put it in the other envelope by the end of the day TODAY. Winner gets a prize! Note: Adults can enter as well.

When you know you have to present in front of the class, do you get painfully nervous? Do your palms sweat? Do your hands tremble? Do the words fumble out of your mouth, awkward and disorganized? If so, perhaps it’s time to really focus on improving your public speaking skills. Whether it’s a job interview, a presentation, or trying to impress your girlfriend’s parents, developing your speaking skills is invaluable.  Luckily for us, Finneytown is establishing its first-ever Youth Toastmasters club, a workshop intended to empower young people to feel more confident and comfortable speaking in front of others. Our first meeting will be held on Monday, November 11. This club is open to high schoolers only. See Ms. Cook in room 106 for details.

Thursday, November 7th:

Attention Band and Orchestra Members: This year’s production of Shrek, the Musical is in search of musicians for the pit. If you are interested in joining us on this adventure, please email Mr. Shafer (SawyerAShafer@gmail.com), the producer, by THIS FRIDAY at 5 PM, and list your instrumentation in the email. Pit rehearsals will begin sometime in December. 

Do you like to write, draw, or take pictures? Do you want to share your writing and art with the school? You should submit to the Finneytown Literary Magazine! They are looking for your original poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and photography. Students and staff are welcome to submit. To get submission forms, see Mr. Budday or any students in the Literary Magazine Switch-Day group. Submissions are due by November 20th.

Think you can identify the Finneytown Secondary Campus staff by only their EYES? Prove it! Find the glassed-in display board outside of room 110, Ms. Althoff’s room. Take an entry form from the envelope, complete it, and put it in the other envelope by tomorrow. Winner gets a prize! Note: Adults can enter as well.

When you know you have to present in front of the class, do you get painfully nervous? Do your palms sweat? Do your hands tremble? Do the words fumble out of your mouth, awkward and disorganized? If so, perhaps it’s time to really focus on improving your public speaking skills. Whether it’s a job interview, a presentation, or trying to impress your girlfriend’s parents, developing your speaking skills is invaluable.  Luckily for us, Finneytown is establishing its first-ever Youth Toastmasters club, a workshop intended to empower young people to feel more confident and comfortable speaking in front of others. Our first meeting will be held on Monday, November 11. This club is open to high schoolers only. See Ms. Cook in room 106 for details.

Don’t forget!  We have Middle School XPeriod Choir today from 3-4 pm.  See you there!

Wednesday, November 6th:

Auditions and interviews for the high school’s winter production of Shrek, The Musical will be held today from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested in signing up should pick up an audition or crew packet outside the high school office. Actors and singers can sign up for auditions in-person outside the office, or online at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek Technicians and individuals interested in stage crew MUST sign up online at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek1 

For questions, concerns, or to get a digital copy of the packet today, contact Mr. Shafer at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com

GSTA leadership will meet in Mr. Budday’s room (107) during HS lunch today.

Do you like to write, draw, or take pictures? Do you want to share your writing and art with the school? You should submit to the Finneytown Literary Magazine! They are looking for your original poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and photography. Students and staff are welcome to submit. To get submission forms, see Mr. Budday or any students in the Literary Magazine Switch-Day group. Submissions are due by November 20th.

Don’t forget!  We have Middle School XPeriod Choir tomorrow from 3-4 pm.  See you there!

Think you can identify the Finneytown Secondary Campus staff by only their EYES? Prove it! Find the glassed-in display board outside of room 110, Ms. Althoff’s room. Take an entry form from the envelope, complete it, and put it in the other envelope by the end of the day today. Winner gets a prize! Note: Adults can enter as well.

When you know you have to present in front of the class, do you get painfully nervous? Do your palms sweat? Do your hands tremble? Do the words fumble out of your mouth, awkward and disorganized? If so, perhaps it’s time to really focus on improving your public speaking skills. Whether it’s a job interview, a presentation, or trying to impress your girlfriend’s parents, developing your speaking skills is invaluable.  Luckily for us, Finneytown is establishing its first-ever Youth Toastmasters club, a workshop intended to empower young people to feel more confident and comfortable speaking in front of others. Our first meeting will be held on Monday, November 11. This club is open to high schoolers only. See Ms. Cook in room 106 for details.

Attention HS students: WinterFest in Springfield Township is December 7 & 8. We are in great need of volunteers to work various shifts during this event. Students can earn community service hours at this event. Volunteer jobs are at  https://www.theartsconnect.us/250/WinterFest-Volunteer-Registration. Email or see Mrs. Walker if you would like her to send you the volunteer sign-up link.

Don’t forget: Think. Grow. Live. Have a “thank you, voters” Wednesday!

Tuesday, November 5th:

Basketball tryouts for Middle School Boys will be TODAY at 4:30pm.

Basketball tryouts for JV and Varsity Boys will be TODAY at 7:00 pm.

Auditions and interviews for the high school’s winter production of Shrek, The Musical will be held today and tomorrow from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested in signing up should pick up an audition or crew packet outside the high school office. Actors and singers can sign up for auditions in-person in the principals’ office, or online at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek . Technicians and individuals interested in stage crew MUST sign up online at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek1 . For questions, concerns, or to get a digital copy of the packet today, contact Mr. Shafer at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com. Act now! Auditions aren’t too Far, Far Away!

Don’t forget!  We have Middle School XPeriod Choir this Thursday, November 7th, from 3-4 pm.  See you there!

Think you can identify the Finneytown Secondary Campus staff by only their EYES? Prove it! Find the glassed-in display board outside of room 110, Ms. Althoff’s room. Take an entry form from the envelope, complete it, and put it in the other envelope by the end of the day today. Winner gets a prize! Note: Adults can enter as well.

Attention HS students: WinterFest in Springfield Township is December 7 & 8. We are in great need of volunteers to work various shifts during this event. Students can earn community service hours at this event. Volunteer jobs are at  https://www.theartsconnect.us/250/WinterFest-Volunteer-Registration. Email or see Mrs. Walker if you would like her to send you the volunteer sign-up link.

Thursday, October 31st:

Middle School Boys will be having open gym today from 3:30-5 in the MP. 

Basketball tryouts for Freshman Boys will be on Nov. 4 @ 6:00pm. Basketball tryouts  for JV and Varsity Boys will be on Nov. 4 @ 7:00 pm.

Middle School Girls Basketball tryouts will be on Monday, Nov. 4 at 3:30 in the MP.

There will be NO Middle School Xperiod Choir today. 

TableTop Gaming Club will meet today after school in Mr. Budday’s room, 107. All are welcome!!!

Tomorrow you can earn House points just for showing up at the Varsity Football game at 7:00! Come support our Wildcats and support your House at the same time!

ATTENTION Treat the Hungry participants.  Please collect the canned goods tonight or tomorrow if possible (weather dependent).  DO NOT drop the canned goods off at the MP tonight (Halloween), but wait until school hours Friday or Monday. Mr. Volz or Mrs. Howard will be available then to help you put the canned goods in the proper locations.

The GSTA is sponsoring a lunchtime event today. Enjoy food & conversation in room 107. Bring your lunch or something to share with everyone. All are welcome!

Attention HS students: WinterFest in Springfield Township is December 7 & 8. We are in great need of volunteers to work various shifts during this event. Students can earn community service hours at this event. Volunteer jobs are at  https://www.theartsconnect.us/250/WinterFest-Volunteer-Registration. Email or see Mrs. Walker if you would like her to send you the volunteer sign-up link.

The wait is finally OGRE! Auditions and interviews for the high school’s winter production of Shrek, The Musical will be held Tuesday, November 5th & Wednesday, November 6th from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested in signing up should pick up an audition or crew packet outside the high school office. Actors and singers can sign up for auditions in-person outside the office, or online at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek Technicians and individuals interested in stage crew MUST sign up online at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek1 For questions, concerns, or to get a digital copy of the packet today, contact Mr. Shafer at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com. Act now! Auditions aren’t too Far, Far Away!

Think you can identify the Finneytown Secondary Campus staff by only their EYES? Prove it! Find the glassed-in display board outside of room 110, Ms. Althoff’s room. Take an entry form from the envelope, complete it, and put it in the other envelope by next Friday–it’s been extended! Winner gets a prize! Note: Adults can enter as well.

Wednesday, October 30th:

Middle School Boys will be having open gym today & tomorrow from 3:30-5 in the MP.

Middle School Girls Basketball tryouts will be next Monday at 3:30 in the MP.

There will be NO Middle School Xperiod Choir this Thursday, October 31st. 

TableTop Gaming Club will meet tomorrow after school in Mr. Budday’s room, 107. All are welcome!!!

The GSTA is sponsoring a lunchtime event. Enjoy food & conversation in room 107 tomorrow. Bring your lunch or something to share with everyone. All are welcome!

The wait is finally OGRE! Auditions and interviews for Shrek, The Musical will be held on Tuesday, November 5th & Wednesday, November 6th from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested in signing up should pick up an audition or interview packet beginning tomorrow at the high school office. 

Actors and singers can sign up for auditions in-person beginning tomorrow, or online today at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek 

Technicians and individuals interested in stage crew need to sign up online at this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A45A4AC2CA2F94-shrek1

Anyone who is interested in participating must attend one of the two dates listed. For questions, concerns, or to get a digital copy of the packet today, contact Mr. Shafer at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com. ACT NOW, because auditions aren’t too Far, Far Away!

Students interested in participating in our community service “Treat the Hungry” event still have time to sign up to collect canned goods on a Finneytown street this Halloween. The sign up sheet is in the HS lobby near room 205. Please pick up info sheets in the attendance office once you sign up for the event.

Think you can identify the Finneytown Secondary Campus staff by only their EYES? Prove it! Find the glassed-in display board outside of room 110, Ms. Althoff’s room. Take an entry form from the envelope, complete it, and put it in the other envelope by the end of Halloween. Winner gets a prize! Note: Adults can enter as well…

Hey High School! Mrs. Kennedy’s mentor group is selling HOMEWORK PASSES for just $1!!!! Come by Room 120 during mentor group to purchase your $1 homework pass. Passes are good to use for one homework assignment in most classes OR for extra credit in your French or Spanish classes. Ask each of your teachers if they are participating. Passes are good for all of 2nd quarter, and will be sold TODAY & TOMORROW ONLY during Mentor Group. You can use one pass per class, so buy six!

Attention HS students: WinterFest in Springfield Township is December 7 & 8. We are in great need of volunteers to work various shifts during this event. Students can earn community service hours at this event. Volunteer jobs are at  https://www.theartsconnect.us/250/WinterFest-Volunteer-Registration. Email or see Mrs. Walker if you would like her to send you the volunteer sign-up link.

Tuesday, October 29th:

Middle School Boys will be having open gym today, tomorrow, and Thursday from 3:30-5 in the MP.

Middle School Girls Basketball tryouts will be next Monday at 3:30 in the MP.

The GSTA is sponsoring a lunchtime event. Enjoy food & conversation in room 107 on Thursday, Oct. 31st. Bring your lunch or something to share with everyone. All are welcome!

Students interested in participating in our community service “Treat the Hungry” event still have time to sign up to collect canned goods on a Finneytown street this Halloween. The sign up sheet is in the HS lobby near room 205. Please pick up info sheets in the attendance office once you sign up for the event.

Think you can identify the Finneytown Secondary Campus staff by only their EYES? Prove it! Find the glassed-in display board outside of room 110, Ms. Althoff’s room. Take an entry form from the envelope, complete it, and put it in the other envelope by the end of Halloween. Winner gets a prize! Note: adults can enter as well.

CALLING ALL ACTORS, SINGERS, AND TECHNICIANS! Auditions and interviews for this year’s musical will be held after school on Tuesday, November 5th & Wednesday, November 6th from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested will be able to sign up for an audition or interview slot after the show is announced tomorrow.

Today’s clue: Memes involving our show have been popular for quite a while. In fact, if you examine all of the clues carefully, you might just find a reference to one before tomorrow’s big reveal.

Hey High School! Mrs. Kennedy’s mentor group is selling HOMEWORK PASSES for just $1!!!! Come by Room 120 during mentor group to purchase your $1 homework pass. Passes are good to use for one homework assignment in most classes OR for extra credit in your French or Spanish classes. Ask each of your teachers if they are participating. Passes are good for all of 2nd quarter, and will be sold until Thursday during Mentor Group. You can use one pass per class, so buy six!

Attention HS students: WinterFest in Springfield Township is December 7 & 8. We are in great need of volunteers to work various shifts during this event. Students can earn community service hours at this event. Email or see Mrs. Walker if you would like her to send you the volunteer sign-up link.

Monday, October 28th:

Middle School Boys will be having open gym on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30-5 in the MP.

Students interested in participating in our community service “Treat the Hungry” event still have time to sign up to collect canned goods on a Finneytown street this Halloween. The sign up sheet is in the HS lobby near room 205. Please pick up info sheets in the attendance office once you sign up for the event.

Poetry Club will meet today during lunch in Mr. Budday’s room, 107. All are welcome!

GSTA leadership team will meet briefly today after school in Mr. Budday’s room, 107.

CALLING ALL ACTORS, SINGERS, AND TECHNICIANS! Auditions and interviews for this year’s musical will be held after school on Tuesday, November 5th & Wednesday, November 6th from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested will be able to sign up for an audition or interview slot after the show is announced on Wednesday, October 30th.

Today’s clue: Told originally in a children’s story, this year’s musical shows that classic tales and tropes are grossly overrated.

Hey High School! Mrs. Kennedy’s mentor group is selling HOMEWORK PASSES for just $1!!!! Come by Room 120 during mentor group to purchase your $1 homework pass. Passes are good to use for one homework assignment in most classes OR for extra credit in your French or Spanish classes. Ask each of your teachers if they are participating. Passes are good for all of 2nd quarter, and will be sold from October 24th-31st during Mentor Group. You can use one pass per class, so buy six today!

Attention HS students: WinterFest in Springfield Township is December 7 & 8. We are in great need of volunteers to work various shifts during this event. Students can earn community service hours at this event. Volunteer jobs are at  https://www.theartsconnect.us/250/WinterFest-Volunteer-Registration. Email or see Mrs. Walker if you would like her to send you the volunteer link.

Friday, October 25th:

Interested in reading and talking about books with other like-minded souls? Come to the first Book Club meeting of the year today after school in the library!

CALLING ALL ACTORS, SINGERS, AND TECHNICIANS! Auditions and interviews for this year’s musical will be held after school on Tuesday, November 5th & Wednesday, November 6th from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested will be able to sign up for an audition or interview slot after the show is announced on Wednesday, October 30th.

Today’s clue: Once the show finished running on Broadway, it was heavily modified for national tours and community productions.

Hey High School! Mrs. Kennedy’s mentor group is selling HOMEWORK PASSES for just $1!!!! Come by Room 120 during mentor group to purchase your $1 homework pass. Passes are good to use for one homework assignment in most classes OR for extra credit in your French or Spanish classes. Ask each of your teachers if they are participating. Passes are good for all of 2nd quarter, and will be sold from October 24th-31st during Mentor Group. You can use one pass per class, so buy six today!

Attention HS students: WinterFest in Springfield Township is December 7 & 8. We are in great need of volunteers to work various shifts during this event. Students can earn community service hours at this event. Volunteer jobs are at  https://www.theartsconnect.us/250/WinterFest-Volunteer-Registration. Email or see Mrs. Walker if you would like her to send you the volunteer link.

Thursday, October 24th:

The Freddy’s House competition ends today! Take the House coupon you received in mentor group from 5:00-9:00 tonight and get 10% off one item. The total money spent will also go towards your House total for the competition and then Freddy’s will donate 15% back to the school. See you at Freddy’s tonight!

Hey Middle School!  Don’t forget we have XPeriod Choir today, from 3-4 pm, in Room 120. See you there!

Interested in reading and talking about books with other like-minded souls? Come to the first Book Club meeting of the year this Friday after school in the library!

CALLING ALL ACTORS, SINGERS, AND TECHNICIANS! Auditions and interviews for this year’s musical will be held on Tuesday, November 5th & Wednesday, November 6th from 3:15 – 7:15 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Anyone who is interested will be able to sign up for an audition or interview slot after the show is announced on Wednesday, October 30th. Until then, Mr. Shafer has included daily clues to help you try to guess which show was chosen. Today’s clue: Somebody who helped create this musical previously provided the music composition for a sequel to the original film.

Hey High School! Mrs. Kennedy’s mentor group is selling HOMEWORK PASSES for just $1!!!! Come by Room 120 during mentor group to purchase your $1 homework pass. Passes are good to use for one homework assignment in most classes OR for extra credit in your French or Spanish classes. Ask each of your teachers if they are participating. Passes are good for all of 2nd quarter, and will be sold from October 24th-31st during Mentor Group. You can use one pass per class, so buy six today!

Wednesday, October 23rd:

The Freddy’s House competition continues today and ends tomorrow. Take the House coupon you received in mentor group from 5:00-9:00 tonight or tomorrow and get 10% off your bill. The total money spent will also go towards your House total for the competition and then Freddys will donate 15% back to the school. See your Dean or Mr. Crawley with any questions.

Hey Middle School!  Don’t forget we have XPeriod Choir tomorrow, from 3-4 pm, in Room 120.  See you there!

Interested in reading and talking about books with other like-minded souls? Come to the first Book Club meeting of the year this Friday after school in the library!

Hey High School! Mrs. Kennedy’s mentor group is selling HOMEWORK PASSES for just $1!!!! Come by Room 120 during mentor group to purchase your $1 homework pass. Passes are good to use for one homework assignment in most classes OR for extra credit in your French or Spanish classes. Ask each of your teachers if they are participating. Passes are good for all of 2nd quarter, and will be sold from October 24th-31st during Mentor Group. You can use one pass per class, so buy six today!

There will be an NHS meeting today during lunch in Mr. Sanders’ room. All new members should be there!

Tuesday, October 22nd:

Congratulations to the Academic Team for their win yesterday!

The Freddy’s House competition begins today and ends on Thursday. Take the House coupon you received in mentor group from 5:00-9:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of this week and get 10% off your bill. The total money spent will also go towards your House total for the competition and then Freddys will donate 15% back to the school. See your Dean or Mr. Crawley for any questions.

There will be a short softball meeting today after school in the gym.

GSTA leadership will be meeting today during lunch in Mr. Budday’s room, 107.

Hey Middle School!  Don’t forget we have XPeriod Choir this week on Thursday, October 24th, from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  See you there!

Interested in reading and talking about books with other like-minded souls? Come to the first Book Club meeting of the year this Friday after school in the library!

Monday, October 21st:

There’s still time to sign up for Wildcat swimming. Today is the first day of practice at the YMCA on Winton Road. Practice starts at 7:00. Hope to see you there!

Poetry Club will be meeting today during HS lunch in Budday’s room, 107. All are welcome!

There will be a short softball meeting on Tuesday after school in the gym.

Thursday, October 17th:

Zip a dee do dah! Zip a dee day! We have XPeriod Choir today! See you from 3-4 pm in Room 120 for XPeriod Choir!

There will be a GSTA leadership meeting today at lunch in Mr. Budday’s room, 107.

Come to TableTop Gaming Club today after school in Mr. Budday’s room, 107! It’ll be a blast!

There will be a meeting for Swimmers and Parents today at 6:30 at the YMCA on Winton Road under the dome.

Wednesday, October 16th

Zip a dee do dah! Zip a dee day! We have XPeriod Choir on Thursday! See you this Thursday, October 17th from 3-4 pm in Room 120 for XPeriod Choir!

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