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Friday, January 24th:

Shrek, The Musical will be performed TODAY at 7:30 PM, and tomorrow at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale before the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Earn quick & easy House points this weekend by attending the HS musical!! Make sure you sign the attendance sheet when you purchase your tickets.

Our seniors are selling “The Den” t-shirts for $10. They will be sold at every home basketball game, including the Break the Record game which is coming up on February 11th. Please see Mr. Crawley or Davon Keith for more details.

Tickets for the MS dance will be sold from the 27th to the 31st during lunch only. The price is $10, and the dance will be held on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m. You won’t want to miss it!

Attention seniors: did you know that you can apply for the Hamilton County PTA Scholarship that is valued at $500? One or both of your parents or guardians need to be a member of our PTA. See your counselor for the application and more details. The deadline is March 4th.

Wear neon tonight at the boys’ basketball game!

Thursday, January 23rd:

Guess what Middle School!?!?! We will be having MS X-Period Choir today from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  See you there!

GSTA Leadership will meet in room 107 (Budday) during lunch today.

Poetry Club will meet after school in room 107 today. All are welcome!

Shrek, The Musical will be performed TOMORROW at 7:30 PM, and Saturday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Earn quick & easy House points this weekend by attending the HS musical!! Make sure you sign the attendance sheet when you purchase your tickets.

Our seniors are selling “The Den” t-shirts for $10. They will be sold at every home basketball game, including the Break the Record game which is coming up on February 11th. Please see Mr. Crawley or Davon Keith for more details.

Tickets for the MS dance will be sold from the 27th to the 31st during lunch ONLY. The price is $10, and the dance will be held on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m. You won’t want to miss it!

Attention seniors: did you know that you can apply for the Hamilton County PTA Scholarship that is valued at $500? One or both of your parents or guardians need to be a member of our PTA. See your counselor for the application and more details. The deadline is March 4th.

Wednesday, January 22nd:

Guess what Middle School!?!?! We will be having MS X-Period Choir tomorrow from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  See you there!

Coach Moragne would like to meet with students interested in Middle School track today in Mr. Hafner’s room (101) right after school.

TableTop Gaming Club will meet in room 107 after school today. All are welcome!

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

GSTA Leadership will meet in room 107 (Budday) during lunch tomorrow.

Poetry Club will meet after school in room 107 tomorrow. All are welcome!

Shrek, The Musical will be performed this Friday at 7:30 PM, and Saturday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Earn quick & easy House points this weekend by attending the HS musical!! Make sure you sign the attendance sheet when you purchase your tickets.

Our seniors are selling “The Den” t-shirts for $10. They will be sold at every home basketball game, including the Break the Record game which is coming up on February 11th. Please see Mr. Crawley for more details.

Tickets for the MS dance will be sold from Monday, January 27 to Friday, January 31 during lunch only. The price is $10, and the dance will be held on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m. You won’t want to miss it!

Attention seniors: did you know that you can apply for the Hamilton County PTA Scholarship that is valued at $500? One or both of your parents or guardians need to be a member of our PTA. See your counselor for the application and more details. The deadline is March 4th.

Tuesday, January 21st:

Guess what Middle School!?!?! We will be having MS X-Period Choir this Thursday, January 23rd, from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  See you there!

Coach Moragne would like to meet with students interested in Middle School track tomorrow in Mr. Hafner’s room (101) right after school.

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Shrek, The Musical will be performed on Friday at 7:30 PM, and Saturday at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Attention seniors: did you know that you can apply for the Hamilton County PTA Scholarship that is valued at $500? One or both of your parents or guardians need to be a member of our PTA. See your counselor for the application and more details. The deadline is March 4th.

Thursday, January 16th:

Attention Middle School: X-Period Choir is canceled for today.

Students who will be 18 by November 3rd are encouraged to register to vote. Our counseling office has voter registration forms. You can go online or pick one up in the counseling office today!

Coach Moragne would like to meet with students interested in Middle School track on Wednesday, January 22 in Mr. Hafner’s room (101) right after school.

Shrek, The Musical will be performed right here at Finneytown on January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

The Break the Record basketball game and Staff v Seniors basketball pep assembly have been moved to Feb 11 for the Varsity game against CHCA. Get prepared to come out to the Feb 11 game and break the record of 267 students attending a boys basketball game.

Attention seniors: did you know that you can apply for the Hamilton County PTA Scholarship that is valued at $500? One or both of your parents or guardians need to be a member of our PTA. See your counselor for the application and more details. The deadline is March 4th.

Wednesday, January 15th:

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Students who will be 18 by November 3rd are encouraged to register to vote. Our counseling office has voter registration forms. You can go online or pick one up in the counseling office today!

Shrek, The Musical will be performed right here at Finneytown on January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Hey Middle School–there will be a Middle School dance on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m.!! Tickets are $10 each and will only be sold during lunch the week prior.

The Break the Record basketball game and Staff v Seniors basketball pep assembly have been moved to Feb 11 for the Varsity game against CHCA. Get prepared to come out to the Feb 11 game and break the record of 267 students attending a boys basketball game.

Tuesday, January 14th:

GSTA Leadership will meet today during lunch in room 107 (Budday’s room).

Photo Club will meet after school today in room 315. Remember to take photos that showcase a mood to share at the meeting!

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room (103). Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Students who will be 18 by November 3rd are encouraged to register to vote. Our counseling office has voter registration forms. You can go online or pick one up in the counseling office today!

Author Jason Reynolds has been named the 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. His platform is going to be “GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story.” See Mrs. Walker if you want to read more books by Jason Reynolds.

Shrek, The Musical will be performed right here at Finneytown on January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

The Break the Record basketball game and Staff v Seniors basketball pep assembly have been moved to Feb. 11 for the Varsity game against CHCA. Get prepared to come out to the Feb. 11 game and break the record of 267 students attending a boys basketball game.

Monday, January 13th:

Poetry Club will meet in room 107 (Budday’s room) after school today. All are welcome.

GSTA Leadership will meet on Tuesday during lunch in room 107 (Budday’s room).

Photo Club will meet on Tuesday after school in room 315. Remember to take photos that showcase a mood to share at the meeting!

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Shrek, The Musical will be performed right here at Finneytown on January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Hey Middle School–there will be a Middle School dance on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m.!! Tickets are $10 each and will be sold during lunch the week prior.

The Break the Record basketball game and Staff vs. Seniors basketball pep assembly have been moved to Feb 11 for the Varsity game against CHCA. Get prepared to come out to the Feb 11 game and break the record of 267 students attending a boys basketball game.

Friday, January 10th:

Calling all Senior ballers with teacher problems: Sign-ups for the annual Staff v. Seniors basketball game are on the bulletin board in the 200 building. Sign-up to dunk on your favorite teacher. The game is on Tuesday, February 11.

Book Club will be meeting today after school in the library. We’ll be discussing Gods of Jade and Shadow. All are welcome!

Photo Club will meet next Tuesday, Jan 14th, in room 315. Remember to take photos that showcase a mood to share at the meeting!

Congratulations to our PTA Reflections winners:

MS Literature: Christen Fessler (7th gr) and Ava Weaver (8th gr)

MS Photography: Christen Fessler (7th gr) and Ava Weaver (8th gr)   

MS Visual Arts: Christen Fessler (7th gr), Giovanni Lee (7th gr), and Emily Shuey (7th gr)   

HS Literature: Kathryn Espinoza-Hoover (11th gr.)

HS Photography: Aubrey Weaver (11th gr)

HS Music Composition: Aubrey Weaver (11th gr.)

HS Visual Arts: Zach Prost (9th gr), Bronwynne Rodenhauser (10th gr) and Neha Moktan (12th gr).

Honorable Mention goes to Kaziah Horsley (12th gr) and Paige Sedgwick (12th gr)

These winners will now move on to be judged at the county level. Good luck to all!

Shrek, The Musical will be performed right here at Finneytown on January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Hey Middle School–there will be a Middle School dance on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m.!! Tickets are $10 each and will only be sold during lunch the week prior.

Thursday, January 9th:

There will be a Baseball meeting today after school in Mr. Rosa’s room, 210.

Hey Middle School, welcome back!  It’s a new year, but we WILL be meeting for X-Period Choir after school today from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  See you there!

Calling all Senior ballers with teacher problems. Sign-ups for the annual Staff v. Seniors basketball game are on the bulletin board in the 200 building. Sign-up by tomorrow to dunk on your favorite teacher. The game is on Tuesday, January 14.

Book Club will be meeting tomorrow after school in the library. We’ll be discussing Gods of Jade and Shadow. All are welcome!

Photo Club will meet next Tuesday, Jan 14th, in room 315. Remember to take photos that showcase a mood to share at the meeting!

Shrek, The Musical will be performed right here at Finneytown on January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Hey Middle School–there will be a Middle School dance on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m.!! Tickets are $10 each and will be sold during lunch the week prior.

Wednesday, January 8th:

Free tutoring is available today at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

There will be a Baseball meeting tomorrow after school in Mr. Rosa’s room, 210.

Hey Middle School, welcome back!  It’s a new year, but we WILL be meeting tomorrow for X-Period Choir after school from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  See you there!

Calling all Senior ballers with teacher problems. Sign-ups for the annual Staff v. Seniors basketball game are on the bulletin board in the 200 building. Sign-up by Friday to dunk on your favorite teacher. The game is on Tuesday, January 14.

Book Club will be meeting on Friday, Jan. 10th, after school in the library. We’ll be discussing Gods of Jade and Shadow. All are welcome!

Photo Club will meet next Tuesday, Jan 14th, in room 315. Remember to take photos that showcase a mood to share at the meeting!

Hey Middle School–there will be a Middle School dance on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m.!! Tickets are $10 each and will be sold during lunch the week prior.

Shrek, The Musical will be performed right here at Finneytown on January 24th at 7:30 PM, and January 25th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale the day of the show, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students. Seating is first come, first served, so get there early for the best seats. Questions or inquiries about special accommodations can be directed to Mr. Shafer.

Tuesday, January 7th:

There will be a very important football meeting today after school in the weight room at 3:15. Please see Coach Warmack with any questions!

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

There will be a Baseball meeting this Thursday after school in Mr. Rosa’s room, 210.
Hey Middle School, welcome back!  It’s a new year, but we WILL be meeting this Thursday, January 9th for X-Period Choir after school from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  See you there!

Book Club will be meeting on Friday, Jan. 10th, after school in the library. We’ll be discussing Gods of Jade and Shadow. All are welcome!

Photo Club will meet next Tuesday, Jan 14th, in room 315. Remember to take photos that showcase a mood to share at the meeting!

Hey Middle School–there will be a Middle School dance on Friday, January 31st from 7-10 p.m.!! Tickets are $10 each and will be sold during lunch the week prior.

Monday, January 6th:

There will be a very important football meeting tomorrow, January 7th, after school in the weight room at 3:15. Please see Coach Warmack with any questions!

Book Club will be meeting on Friday, Jan. 10th, after school in the library. We’ll be discussing Gods of Jade and Shadow. All are welcome.

Photo club will meet next Tuesday, Jan 14th, in room 315. Remember to take photos that showcase a mood to share at the meeting!

Friday, December 20th

Semester exams for bell 5 and 6 today. Students will be dismissed at 11:40. Bus service is available.

Lunch will not be served, but students may pick up a packed lunch from the cafeteria on their way out.

Thursday, December 19th

Semester exams for bell 3 and 4 today. Students will be dismissed at 11:40. Bus service is available.

Lunch will not be served, but students can pick up a packed lunch from the cafeteria on their way out.

Wednesday, December 18th

Semester exams for bell 1 and 2 today. Students will be dismissed at 11:40. Bus service is available.

Lunch will not be served Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday due to early dismissal from semester exams. Students may pick up a packed lunch from the cafeteria on their way out.

Monday, December 16th:

Huge thanks to everyone who supported the Book Fair last week! Here are the final raffle winners: Emily Shuey, Ben Page, Devin Whitaker, Ryonna Holley, Caitlin Huffman, Brooklyn Collins, Laronda Cross, Sarmila Tamang, Kobe Smith, Dylan Brumett, and Puja Rai. Come to the library & collect your prizes any time. The following staff members also won raffle prizes: Ms. Knueven, Ms. Henline, Ms. Hartlaub, Ms. J. Kelly, Ms. Dietz, Ms. Wilde, Mr. Budday, and Ms. Cook. 

Students- are you looking for a way to directly earn points for your House? Come to the Band concert on Wednesday to earn spirit points. Your attendance at this event may be the difference to help your House win 2nd or 3rd quarter.

Attention Book Club: there are still a few copies of Gods of Jade & Shadow available for checkout. Pick one up before Friday so that you can read it over the break!

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on Wednesday, right before exams start. 

Attention all students…. Snacks will be sold between each exam Wednesday through Friday.  All snacks will be sold for $1. 

Friday, December 13th

Today is the last day to come to the Book Fair! Here’s a book you may wish to look for: The Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown. “On a snowy winter night, Iris Rose makes a snow angel in the woods and uncovers an old gravestone. She has unwittingly summoned a ghost who wants to be remembered. Together, she and her best friend research the area and discover that they have found an old, neglected Black-only cemetery. Can the two friends restore the ghost’s grave and finally have proper respect paid to her and the others buried there?” Be sure to enter the raffle drawing one last time in order to win random prizes. Here are yesterday’s winners: Babita Rai, Emma Tudor, Jack Isphording, Florence Iheme, Brianna Webb, Josie Martin, Alexander Longbons, Imani Montgomery, Laxmi Tamang, & Simone Green. Come to the library to collect your prizes any time!

Students- are you looking for a way to directly earn points for your House? Come to the Band concert next Wednesday to earn spirit points. Your attendance at this event may be the difference to help your House win 2nd or 3rd quarter.

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18, right before exams start. 

Attention seniors: The deadline for ordering graduation announcements and packages is TOMORROW. Ordering information can be found online at www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS.

Attention all students…. Snacks will be sold between each exam next Wednesday-Friday.  All snacks will be sold for $1

Thursday, December 12th:

You only have 2 more days to come to the Book Fair! Invite your parents to come during the evening hours tonight from 4:30-7:30, and make time to view the Art Show as well. The Book Fair will be taken down tomorrow at the end of the school day. Here’s a book you may wish to look for: Allies by Alan Gratz. “‘June 6, 1944–D-Day. Who will live and who will die, and why? Will it be the veteran with experience, divine providence, or dumb luck? Everything is riding on this day. If they fail, the world will never be the same. But they are stronger together, they are allies, and they are going to fight.” Be sure to enter the raffle drawing once per day in order to win random prizes. Here are yesterday’s winners: Ella Deuitch, Isabel Valle, Sterling Gauche, Ariyauna Poole, Sami Gurung, Yousif Adnan, Riley Lorton, Riley Jones, Leashia Goodwin, & Anya Revelle. Come to the library to collect your random prizes any time today!

Students- are you looking for a way to directly earn points for your House? Come to the Band concert next Wednesday to earn spirit points. Your attendance at this event may be the difference to help your House win 2nd or 3rd quarter.

Hey Middle School there will be NO XPeriod Choir today after school–great job at the concert last night!  We will not meet during exam week, so our next rehearsal will be in January after Winter break.

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

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18, right before exams start. 

GSTA is sponsoring a “Lunch & Conversation” on Thursday, Dec. 12th during HS lunch in room 107. Sign up to bring food to share outside of Mr. Budday’s room, 107.

Attention seniors: The deadline for ordering graduation announcements and packages is this Saturday, December 14th. Ordering information can be found online at www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS.

Attention all students…. Snacks will be sold between each exam next Wednesday-Friday.  All snacks will be sold for $1. 

Wednesday, December 11th:

Book Fair is taking place in the library this week! Invite your parents to come during the evening hours tonight and tomorrow from 4:30-7:30, and make time to view the Art Show as well. Here’s a book you may wish to look for: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly. “‘Don’t just fracture the fairy tale. Shatter it! Isabelle should be blissfully happy–she’s about to win the handsome prince. Except she isn’t the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the prince’s heart. She’s the ugly step-sister who cut off her toes to fit into Cinderella’s shoe. Is ugly in the eye of the beholder?” Find this book and many others (including the new Wimpy Kid book) at the Book Fair this week! Be sure to enter the raffle drawing once per day in order to win random prizes. Here are yesterday’s winners: Saruna Rai, Kay Nicht, Selina Day, Xavier Ogle, Katherine Murillo, Wyatt Brooks, Nolan Ponferrada, Jared Barnes, Dakota Brooks, Hope Cleghorn. Come to the library to collect your random prizes any time today!

TableTop Gaming Club will meet today in room 107 after school. All are welcome!

Students- are you looking for a way to directly earn points for your House? Come to the Choir concert, Art Show, and Book Fair tonight as well as the Band concert next Wednesday to earn spirit points for attending any of these events. Your attendance at one of these events may be the difference in your House winning for 2nd or 3rd quarter.

Hey Middle School! Our Choir concert is tonight!  The Xperiod Choir will be meeting at 5:30 pm in Room 120 to rehearse.  Remember to wear your concert black. There will be NO Xperiod Choir tomorrow. Everyone is invited to the Choir concert on Wednesday at 7 pm.  Hope to see you there!

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18 right before exams start. 

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

GSTA is sponsoring a “Lunch & Conversation” on Thursday, Dec. 12th during HS lunch in room 107. Sign up to bring food to share outside of Mr. Budday’s room, 107.

Attention seniors: The deadline for ordering graduation announcements and packages is this Saturday, December 14th. Ordering information can be found online at www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS.

Attention all students…. Snacks will be sold between each exam next Wednesday-Friday.  All snacks will be sold for $1. 

Tuesday, December 10th:

Book Fair is taking place in the library this week! Books made great holiday gifts, so stop by the Book Fair to get ideas for everyone on your list. Invite your parents to come during the evening hours tonight, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:30-7:30, and make time to view the Art Show as well. Here’s a book you may wish to look for: Rated by Melissa Grey. “‘The ratings are not real’ is painted across the front doors of the school. Of course they are; they rule our lives. Get good grades and your rating goes up. You’re popular, host a party and your ratings go up; a social outcast–not so good. A high rating can lead to a better school, job, and life. Is someone trying to bring the entire ratings system down? Who is brave enough to speak truth to power?” Find this book and many others (including the new Wimpy Kid book) at the Book Fair this week! Be sure to enter the raffle drawing once per day in order to win random prizes.

Photo Club will be meeting in Ms. Martin’s room, 315, today after school.

GSTA Leadership will meet in Mr. Budday’s room, 107, during lunch today.

GSTA is sponsoring a “Lunch & Conversation” on Thursday, Dec. 12th during HS lunch in room 107. Sign up to bring food to share outside of Mr. Budday’s room, 107.

Students- are you looking for a way to directly earn points for your House? Come to the Choir concert, Art Show, and Book Fair tomorrow night as well as the Band concert next Wednesday to earn spirit points for attending any of these events. Your attendance at one of these events may be the difference in your House winning for 2nd or 3rd quarter.

Hey Middle School! Our Choir concert is this Wednesday, December 11th!  The Xperiod Choir will be meeting at 5:30 pm in Room 120 to rehearse. Remember to wear your concert black.  There will be NO Xperiod Choir on Thursday December 12th. Everyone is invited to the Choir concert on Wednesday at 7 pm.  Hope to see you there!

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18 right before exams start. 

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Attention all students…. Snacks will be sold between each exam next Wednesday-Friday.  All snacks will be sold for $1. 

Monday, December 9th:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. Kayla Miller in room 316 by the end of the day TODAY! If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

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

Book Fair is taking place in the library this week! Books made great holiday gifts, so stop by the Book Fair to get ideas for everyone on your list. Invite your parents to come during the evening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (4:30-7:30) and make time to view the Art Show as well. Be sure to enter the raffle drawing once per day in order to win random prizes. Here’s a book you may wish to look for: Creep by Eireann Corrigan: “When the Donahues move into the neighborhood, life immediately improves for Sophie. She’s never met a friend like Hannah Donahue. But when ominous letters start arriving in the Donahues’ mailbox, Hannah and Sophie find themselves out of their depth, immersed in a frightening mystery. Who is the Sentry, and why is he or she so obsessed with the house at 16 Olcott?” Find this book and many others at the Book Fair this week!

Students- are you looking for a way to directly earn points for your House? Come to the Choir concert, Art Show, and Book Fair this Wednesday as well as the Band concert next Wednesday to earn spirit points for attending any of these events. Your attendance at one of these events may be the difference in your House winning for 2nd or 3rd quarter.

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18 right before exams start.

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Attention all students…. Snacks will be sold between each exam next Wednesday-Friday.  All snacks will be sold for $1. 

Friday, December 6th:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. K. Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

Students who are interested in joining Photo Club should come to the first meeting today after school in room 315. All high schoolers with an interest in photography can come. No specific camera or skills necessary! If interested, scan the QR code on the flyers in the HS to fill out the Google Form.

Book Club will be meeting after school today in the library! Come prepared to talk about This is Where it Ends.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held this weekend. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Book Fair will be taking place in the library next week! Books made great holiday gifts, so stop by the Book Fair to get ideas for everyone on your list. Invite your parents to come during the evening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (4:30-7:30) and make time to view the Art Show as well.

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18 right before exams start. 

Thursday, December 5th:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. K. Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

Softball conditioning is canceled for tonight. We will resume next Tuesday at 7 pm.

Poetry Club will meet in room 107 during lunch today. 

There will be a brief GSTA leadership meeting in room 107 during lunch today.

Hey Middle School!  Guess what!?! XPeriod Choir will be meeting today after school from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  It’s gonna be a blast; we’ll see you there!

Students who are interested in joining Photo Club should come to the first meeting tomorrow in room 315. All high schoolers with an interest in photography can come. No specific camera or skills necessary! If interested, scan the QR code on the flyers in the HS to fill out the Google Form.

Book Club will be meeting after school tomorrow in the library! Come prepared to talk about This is Where it Ends.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held this weekend. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Book Fair will be taking place in the library next week! Books made great holiday gifts, so stop by the Book Fair to get ideas for everyone on your list. Invite your parents to come during the evening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (4:30-7:30) and make time to view the Art Show as well.

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18 right before exams start.

Wednesday, December 4th:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. Kayla Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Hey Middle School!  Guess what!?! XPeriod Choir will be meeting tomorrow, December 5th, after school from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  It’s gonna be a blast; we’ll see you there!

Students who are interested in joining Photo Club should come to the first meeting on Friday, December 6th in room 315. All high schoolers with an interest in photography can come. No specific camera or skills necessary! If interested, scan the QR code on the flyers in the HS to fill out the Google Form.

Book Club will be meeting after school this Friday in the library! Come prepared to talk about This is Where it Ends.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held on Dec.7th and 8th. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Book Fair will be taking place in the library next week! Books made great holiday gifts, so stop by the Book Fair to get ideas for everyone on your list. Invite your parents to come during the evening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (4:30-7:30) and make time to view the Art Show as well.

Hello fellow students, Finneytown is conducting a clothing drive to donate clothes to the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center. We are donating clothes for people who are in need of warm clothes for the cold winter. Please bring clothes that you don’t need that are in good condition to your mentor group to be picked up and donated. This is a great opportunity for you to give back to others and it will benefit our community. The drive will end on December 18 right before exams start.

Tuesday, December 3rd:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. K. Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

GSTA Leadership will meet during lunch today in room 107.

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Hey Middle School!  Guess what!?! XPeriod Choir will be meeting this Thursday, December 5th, after school from 3-4 pm in Room 120.  It’s gonna be a blast; we’ll see you there!

Students who are interested in joining Photo Club should come to the first meeting on Friday, December 6th in room 315. All high schoolers with an interest in photography can come. No specific camera or skills necessary! If interested, scan the QR code on the flyers in the HS to fill out the Google Form.

Book Club will be meeting after school this Friday in the library! Come prepared to talk about This is Where it Ends.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held on Dec. 7th and 8th. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Monday, December 2nd:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. Kayla Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

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

There will be a Baseball meeting in Mr. Rosa’s room, 210, at 3:15 today.

Attention wrestlers … those interested in learning to wrestle need to stop by room 314 (Mr. Volz’s room) today after school. 

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Students who are interested in joining Photo Club should come to the first meeting on Friday, December 6th in room 315. All high schoolers with an interest in photography can come. No specific camera or skills necessary! If interested, scan the QR code on the flyers in the HS to fill out the Google Form.

Book Club will be meeting after school this Friday in the library! Come prepared to talk about This is Where it Ends.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held on Dec. 7th and 8th. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Tuesday, November 26th:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. K. Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

Students who are interested in joining Photo Club should come to the first meeting on Friday, December 6th in room 315. All high schoolers with an interest in photography can come. No specific camera or skills necessary! If interested, scan the QR code on the flyers in the HS to fill out the Google Form.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held on Dec. 7th and 8th. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Congratulations to Sophie Palmer who won the PTA Phone Book Cover competition and will receive a gift card to Graeters and a free phone book. Sophie: see Ms. Haskin in the attendance office to collect your prizes!

Monday, November 25th:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. K. Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. K. Miller.

Students who are interested in joining Photo Club should come to the first meeting on Friday, December 6th in room 315. All high schoolers with an interest in photography can come. No specific camera or skills necessary! If interested, scan the QR code on the flyers in the HS to fill out the Google Form.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held on Dec. 7th and 8th. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

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

Friday, November 22nd:

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. Kayla Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. Any parents who are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook should contact Ms. K. Miller.

The Photography Club wants you!! Anyone who is interested should check out the sign-up forms posted around the school. Contact Ms. Martin, Brennen Jones, or Leonor Lopes for more information. Meetings will begin after Thanksgiving break!

Attention Middle School students. We are now offering Wrestling! If you are interested in being part of a new tradition, want to test your abilities, and have fun while pushing yourself to new heights, please sign up outside Mr. Volz’s room (room 314). Be the foundation that creates future champions. 

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held on Dec. 7th and 8th. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Thursday, November 21st:

Attention Book Club members: you can now pick up this month’s book in the library. We will be reading This is Where it Ends. Our next meeting will be on Friday, Dec. 6th, so don’t delay!

Thank you to all the Finneytown students who participated in this year’s Treat the Hungry.  Together, we collected 1,678 pounds. Donations like this are vital in helping us serve the thousands of children and adults in the tri-state area. Thank you again for supporting the Freestore Foodbank and its mission.

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. Kayla Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please contact Ms. Kayla Miller.

GSTA is sponsoring an event: Friendsgiving Lunch today in room 107. Bring food to share. There is a sign-up outside of room 107. All are welcome!

The Photography Club wants you!! Anyone who is interested should check out the signup forms posted around the school. Contact Ms. Martin, Brennen Jones, or Leonor Lopes for more information. Meetings will begin after Thanksgiving break!

Hey Middle School!  XPeriod Choir will meet today after school from 3-4!  See you there!

Attention Middle School students. We are now offering a new sport: Wrestling! If you are interested in being part of a new tradition, want to test your abilities, and have fun while pushing yourself to new heights, please sign up outside Mr. Volz’s room (room 314).  If not now, when? Be the foundation that creates future champions. 

Attention students and mentor groups: our Wildcat Serve food drive ends tomorrow. Please bring in food and other items to your mentor group and help fill your boxes. Talk to your mentor teacher about the list of needed items. All items will be donated to the local Finneytown Food pantry. This will also be a House competition, so make sure that YOUR House brings in the most items. See Mr. Crawley in Room 102 if you have any questions.

ArtsConnect is looking for volunteers to help with WinterFest before, during and after the event, which will be held on Dec. 7th and 8th. To volunteer, please see Mrs. Walker, who will walk you through the online process. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

Anthony Munoz participants should meet in Mr. Crawley’s room during lunch today. 

Wednesday, November 20th:

Attention Book Club members: you can now pick up this month’s book in the library. We will be reading This is Where it Ends. Our next meeting will be on Friday, Dec. 6th, so don’t delay!

Thank you to all the Finneytown students who participated in this year’s Treat the Hungry.  Together, we collected 1,678 pounds! Donations like this are vital in helping us serve the thousands of children and adults in the tri-state area. Thank you again for supporting the Freestore Foodbank and its mission.

A special Finneygiving lunch will be offered today. Mentor groups should make plans to sit together in their House sections. Regular lunch prices apply.

Attention seniors: if you are planning to submit a senior photo for the yearbook, you must submit it to Ms. Kayla Miller in room 316 by December 9th. If not, your Lifetouch photo will be used. If any parents are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook, please have them contact Ms. Kayla Miller.

Are you interested in playing baseball this year? There will be an informational meeting in room 210 (Mr. Rosa’s room) after school today.

GSTA is sponsoring an event: Friendsgiving Lunch tomorrow in room 107. Bring food to share. There is a sign-up outside of room 107. All are welcome!

Hey Middle School!  XPeriod Choir will meet tomorrow after school from 3-4!  See you there!

Attention Middle School students. We are now offering a new sport: Wrestling! If you are interested in being part of a new tradition, want to test your abilities, and have fun while pushing yourself to new heights, please sign up outside Mr. Volz’s room (room 314).  If not now, when? Be the foundation that creates future champions. 

Attention students and mentor groups: our Wildcat Serve food drive ends this Friday. Please bring in food and other items to your mentor group and help fill your boxes. Talk to your mentor teacher about the list of needed items. All items will be donated to the local Finneytown Food pantry. This will also be a House competition, so make sure that YOUR House brings in the most items. See Mr. Crawley in Room 102 if you have any questions.

Free tutoring is available every Wednesday at 3:15 in Mr. Farr’s room, 103. Students needing help in any subject should check it out!

Monday, November 18th:

All PTA Reflection entries are due to Mrs. Ficke by 3:00 today!

Attention Book Club members: you can now pick up this month’s book in the library. We will be reading This is Where it Ends. Our next meeting will be on Friday, Dec. 6th, so don’t delay!

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

A Finneygiving lunch will be offered on Wednesday, Nov. 20th. Mentor groups should make plans to sit together in their House sections. Regular lunch prices apply.

Are you interested in playing baseball this year? There will be an informational meeting in room 210 (Mr. Rosa’s room) after school this Wednesday. Again, there will be a baseball informational meeting in room 210 after school on Wednesday.

GSTA is sponsoring an event: Friendsgiving Lunch on Thursday, Nov. 21st in room 107. Bring food to share. There is a sign-up outside of room 107. All are welcome!

Attention students and mentor groups: our Wildcat Serve food drive has begun and continues through this Friday, Nov. 22. Please bring in food and other items to your mentor group and help fill your boxes. Talk to your mentor teacher about the list of needed items. All items will be donated to the local Finneytown Food pantry. This will also be a House competition, so make sure that YOUR House brings in the most items. See Mr. Crawley in Room 102 if you have any questions.

Friday, November 15th:

All PTA Reflection entries are due to Mrs. Ficke by 3:00 on Monday, November 18.

GSTA is sponsoring an event: Friendsgiving Lunch on Thursday, Nov. 21st in room 107. Bring food to share. There is a signup outside of room 107. All are welcome!

Attention students and mentor groups: our Wildcat Serve food drive has begun and continues through next Friday, Nov. 22. Please bring in food and other items to your mentor group and help fill your boxes. Talk to your mentor teacher about the list of needed items. All items will be donated to the local Finneytown Food pantry. This will also be a House competition, so make sure that YOUR House brings in the most items. See Mr. Crawley in Room 102 if you have any questions.

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

Thursday, November 14th:

Attention students and mentor groups: our Wildcat Serve food drive begins today and goes through next Friday, Nov. 22. Please bring in food and other items to your mentor group and help fill your boxes. Talk to your mentor teacher about the list of needed items. All items will be donated to the local Finneytown Food pantry. This will also be a House competition, so make sure that YOUR House brings in the most items. See Mr. Crawley in Room 102 if you have any questions.

Heeeeeyyyyy Middle School!  XPeriod Choir will be meeting today after school from 3-4 pm!  See you there!

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

Wednesday, November 13th:

Attention students and mentor groups: our Wildcat Serve food drive begins tomorrow and goes through next Friday, Nov. 22. Please bring in food and other items to your mentor group and help fill your boxes. Talk to your mentor teacher about the list of needed items. All items will be donated to the local Finneytown Food pantry. This will also be a House competition, so make sure that YOUR House brings in the most items. See Mr. Crawley in Room 102 if you have any questions.

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

Heeeeeyyyyy Middle School!  XPeriod Choir will be meeting tomorrow after school from 3-4 pm!  See you there!

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

Tuesday, November 12th:

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.

Attention students and mentor groups: our Wildcat Serve food drive begins this Thursday, Nov 14 and goes through next Friday Nov 22. Please bring in food and other items to your mentor group and help fill your boxes. Talk to your mentor teacher about the list of needed items. All items will be donated to the local Finneytown Food pantry. This will also be a House competition, so make sure that YOUR House brings in the most items. See Mr. Crawley in Room 102 if you have any questions.

Heeeeeyyyyy Middle School!  XPeriod Choir will be meeting THIS Thursday November 14th afterschool from 3-4 pm!  See you there!

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

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

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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