FSC Principal's Update

December 17, 2021

Finneytown Families,

Please take a look at the #1 celebration below. In a world where sometimes we are inundated with negativity, I had to share this email from Mrs. Walker. It made me proud to be a part of this giving community!

I continue to be in awe of our students and staff. The Band concert on Wednesday was incredible. The PAC was packed with support and the students/staff put on a tremendous show. It is amazing to see the musical development from 5th grade to HS. This development speaks to the long hours of practice and spectacular teachers we have!

I hope you get the time over the holidays to spend quality time with loved ones. The hectic pace and schedule we keep sometimes doesn't allow for that much needed human connection.

Carol Miller



Staff Spotlight (Ali McCrae)

Hey guys! I'm the 7th grade math teacher here at Finneytown, Mrs. McCrea! I am a buckeye who grew up close to Finneytown, graduating from Princeton High School. I love the Bengals, Buckeyes, and Reds. I am also partial to the Texans, Astros, and Dynamo since Houston has a special place in my heart. I lived there for 7 years starting my career, and I met my husband there. We decided to move back to Ohio to raise our family. I currently have 1 son, Luke, who is almost 3 years old and 2 energetic dogs, Scarlet and Riggins. I love spending my free time with family and friends, just laughing while hanging out together.

Dates to Remember

12/20 - 12/31 Winter Break

12/22/21- GIrls Varsity Bball (6:30)

1/3/22- School Resumes

1/4/22- Boys HS Bball (4:30/6/7:30)

1/5/22- MS Girls Bball (5:30)

1/7/22- Boys HS Bball (4:30/6/7:30)


1. This year, more than any other year in my 15 years of running Book Fairs, I witnessed overwhelming acts of generosity by our Finneytown community. Staff members asked me to let them know if kids wanted books but couldn't afford them. Students loaned each other money to be able to buy Book Fair items. One student overheard a younger student speaking passionately about one of the items, and he simply bought it for the other student. Students, staff, and community members placed change in the donation boxes at the Brent Book Fair and at the Secondary Campus Book Fair, and volunteers at Brent left money in the cash register for students who didn't have quite enough to buy the books they wanted. I know that it's the season of giving, but people went above and beyond to spread love and joy at our district Book Fairs, and I think that should be celebrated and applauded. I'm so proud to be part of the Finneytown community!--Lara

2. The Varsity Boys Bowling team was victorious against St. X on Friday December 10, led by Nathan Deuitch who averaged 208 and Adam Stiemle who averaged 198. The Varsity Boys are currently 2nd in our athletic conference. The Varsity Boys posted a 269 baker game (which is a new school record). In a losing effort to St. Ursuline, the Varsity Girls continue to be competitive, led by Anya Revelle who averaged 154 on Friday. The girls are currently 3rd in our athletic conference.

Finneytown Middle School Winter Musical Auditions

Although we can't officially announce the show title yet, interested students can sign up for an audition slot and join the google classroom.

Auditions will be held January 6th and 7th.

Audition link - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4daca72ca57-finneytown1

Google Classroom code - qhxp715

Counseling Update

  • 10th grade Great Oaks applications open: Applications for 10th grade students interested in applying to the Great Oaks Career Programs are now open. The priority deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 8. Virtual program tours are available here and the course catalogue is available here.

  • 10th grade field trip to Diamond Oaks: All 10th grade students will have the opportunity to tour the Diamond Oaks campus on Friday, Jan. 21. Students must have their Emergency Medical Forms completed in order to attend. Please complete on Final Forms ASAP!

  • Additional resources:

6th Grade November Students of the Month

Jaymar Mays: Academics

Emily Hunter: Character

London Johnson: Effort

Carter Neefus: Spirit

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