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Indian Riffle Elementary School Superintendent Scott Inskeep, Principal Debbie Beiter, Teacher Amanda Zickefoose at National Blue Ribbon Awards Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status Parents/Guardians can sign child(ren) up for flu shots, to be administered November 12-14. Third Graders Creating Inventions at Carillon Park Fourths Graders Build Robots Kindergarten Book Character Pumpkins More Kindergarten Book Character Pumpkins Second Graders Coordinate Holiday Donations to SICSA More Second Graders and IR SICSA Donations Indian Riffle Preschool Staff 2017 Staff Versus Fifth Graders Volleyball Game Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings at the Dayton Dragons' Game Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park Preschoolers Get a Visit From the Kettering Fire Department Having Fun on the Preschool Playground Preschool on Parade in the Office Photo Fun with Indian Riffle Friends IR Kindergarten Students Butterfly Release Twin Time in the Cafeteria Another Indian Riffle Living Mural Group Third Graders Visit Land Lab to Investigate Soil Indian Riffle Reward Skating Party
Indian Riffle Elementary School Superintendent Scott Inskeep, Principal Debbie Beiter, Teacher Amanda Zickefoose at National Blue Ribbon Awards Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status Parents/Guardians can sign child(ren) up for flu shots, to be administered November 12-14. Third Graders Creating Inventions at Carillon Park Fourths Graders Build Robots Kindergarten Book Character Pumpkins More Kindergarten Book Character Pumpkins Second Graders Coordinate Holiday Donations to SICSA More Second Graders and IR SICSA Donations Indian Riffle Preschool Staff 2017 Staff Versus Fifth Graders Volleyball Game Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings at the Dayton Dragons' Game Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park Preschoolers Get a Visit From the Kettering Fire Department Having Fun on the Preschool Playground Preschool on Parade in the Office Photo Fun with Indian Riffle Friends IR Kindergarten Students Butterfly Release Twin Time in the Cafeteria Another Indian Riffle Living Mural Group Third Graders Visit Land Lab to Investigate Soil Indian Riffle Reward Skating Party

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Procedures for School Delays and Closings Procedures for School Delays and Closings

Please click on ...Read More for complete information on district procedures for school delays and closings, including start times and transportation info on days when school is delayed.

How to Sign Up for 'Calamity Day' Notifications -- School Delays and Closings Calamity Day Information

In the event that weather or some other "calamity" would make it unsafe to transport students to and from school, the Kettering City School District will delay or close school.

Message from Superintendent and Career Tech Principal

"We have everything for every kind of kid...I think there is no other better high school to go to in the state." -- Liz Jensen, Principal, Fairmont Career Tech Center.

 

Bus Route Information Now Available Transportation Info Is Available Online

Bus route information has been updated for the 2018-19 school year, and parents/guardians can access their child(ren)'s bus info from a link on the Transportation page:

End-of-School-Year Information Kettering Fairmont Graduation is Saturday, May 26, at 10 a.m.

As we wind down the 2017-18 school year, we want to provide families with important end-of-year information related to graduation and the last day of school. If you have any questions about end-of-year events and activities specific to your child's school, please contact your child's building/unit principal, or contact Kari Basson in the Community Relations Office kari.basson@ketteringschools.org or at (937) 499-1458

Fairmont Theatre Department to Present Children's Play on April 28 Fairmont Presents its Children's Play on Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The Kettering Fairmont Theatre Department presents the 2018 Children's Play, Gran's Guide to Stop an Ogre (Also Works for Witches and Bullies) by Stephanie Demaree on Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Fairmont High School Recital Hall. 

 

Get Ready for Kindergarten Extravaganza! Set for April 19 Get Ready for Kindergarten Extravaganza! April 19, 6-7:30 p.m.

Members of the Class of 2031: You are cordially invited to Get Ready for Kindergarten Extravaganza 2018!

Chester A. Roush Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted Chester A. Roush Hall of Fame -- Nominations now Being Accepted

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Chester A. Roush Educational Hall of Fame. 

Preschool Registration for 2018-19 School Year Set for March 13-15 Preschool Registration March 13-15

The Kettering City School District offers two preschool options for our youngest learners, including the Integrated Preschool Program and the Pathfinders Preschool Program.
 

Kindergarten Registration Set for February 20-23 Kindergarten Registration 2018-19 - February 20-23

We are excited to welcome new Firebirds to the fold! Kindergarten Registration for 2018-19 school year will be held Februry 20-23.

Community Input Sought on Grant Funding Kettering City Schools Logo

The Kettering City School District will hold a special meeting on February 8, 2018, from noon to 1 p.m. to gather input from the community regarding the use of funds the district receives through the Ohio Department of Education, via the Consolidated Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP).

Indian Riffle Celebrates the Holidays with Music Holiday Singers

Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy our holiday music program!

Posting of Class Lists Back to School Calendar

Class lists for the 2018- 2019 school year will be posted on Friday, August 10 at 4:00 p.m. on the front doors near the school office. Stop by then to find out the name of your new teacher and see who will be in your class this year.

Indian Riffle to Honor Veterans US flag

     The Indian Riffle 3rd graders will be honoring all veterans with a musical tribute during an assembly on November 12, 2018, at 9:00 am. 

Let's Play Ball - Indian Riffle Dragons' Night - May 8, 2018 Baseball

Our very own Firebird Chorus has been given a big honor.  They were once again chosen to sing the National Anthem at a Dayton Dragons' Game.

Indian Riffle Elementary Named a National Blue Ribbon School Indian Riffle Named National Blue Ribbon School

Congratulations to Indian Riffle Elementary School, which has been named a 2018  Exemplary High-Performing Natonal Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education

Indian Riffle Open House/Meet Your Teacher open house

Indian Riffle will  hold its Open House for the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, August 14 from 5-6 p.m.

Indian Riffle Family Fun Fest bouncy house

Come join the fun at Indian Riffle's Annual Family Fun Fest on May 18, 2018. 

Indian Riffle Fall Book Fair Family Night/Ice Cream Social Ice Cream Cone

 Stop by Indian Riffle on Thursday, October 11, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. to buy books and/or get a free ice cream sundae.  

It's Time Once Again for the Annual IR Costume Parade Ghost Trick or Treat

Indian Riffle students and staff will be showing off their holiday costumes again during the annual parade to the Kettering Rec Center on Wednesday, October 31, at 1:00 p.m.  Parents, families, and community members are welcome to line Glengarry Drive to watch the event.

2018-19 School Supply Lists notebook

School Supply Lists for the 2018-2019 School Year for Indian Riffle students are now available!  Click here to access those lists.

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Registration Now Open for 2018 Summer Sports Camps Registration Now Open for 2018 Sport Camps

Registration is open for the 2018 Firebird Sports Camps. Camp opportunities are available for a variety of sports for children as young as incoming kindergartners and through the 12th grade.

CURRENT STUDENT INFORMATION UPDATE FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR Current Student Info Update

We are pleased to provide families the opportunity to update their contact and registration information for the upcoming 2018-19 school year.  This process replaces many of the paper forms sent home at the beginning of the school year.

KCS Partnering with Healthy Schools to Offer Students In-School Flu Shots Parents/Giuardians Can Sign Children up to Get a Flu Shot

The Kettering City School District is partnering with Healthy Schools to offer in-school flu shots to KCS studetns on November 12, 13 and 14.

Kettering Safety Village 2018 Registration Now Open Safety Village Registration is now Open

Kettering Safety Village, sponsored by the Dor-Wood Optimist Club is a FREE week-long transportation and life-safety program for children who will be entering Kindergarten in Kettering in August 2018.

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION FOR 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR Registration Is Open for 208-9 School Year

Registration for students NEW to our district for the 2018-19 school year is now open.

Preschool Registration Please contact Central Enrollment at 937-499-1700 to register your child for preschool

Registering your child for Preschool in the Kettering City Schools? Please contact Sara Wisecup in the district's Curriculum and Instruction Department at 937-499-1456 to make an appointment to register your child.

 

Preschool Registration Packet

General Information

KCS Preschool Program Information 

'FAQs' Regarding Preschool in the Kettering Schools

Strategic Plan 2018-2024: A Blueprint for Student Success Strategic Plan 2018-2024

The Kettering Board of Education officially approved the district's "Strategic Plan 208-2023: A Blueprint for Student Success" at its July 17, 2018 meeting.

District Safety Tipline -- See Something...Say Something See Something Say Something

School safety and security are priorities in the Kettering City Schools and in schools and communities across the nation. Fortunately, many incidents are preventable if the school community actively monitors and reports unsafe behavior. 

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