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Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in Spirit Chain 2018! VOTE on November 6! John F. Kennedy Elementary School JFK Choir JFK Miss Smith and 4th Grade Honor Choir JFK 5th Graders Creating Their Own Music We are FIREBIRDS! JFK Second Grades Exploring and Checking Out Books JFK Second Graders Exploring Nature JFK 3rd Grade Winter Musical JFK First Graders
JFK First Graders Elementary students listening to a classroom presentation by a teacher Students showing off their art skills and being funny. Nurse Kay talking with students about brushing their teeth. Students listening to their teacher in a classroom Students working in a classroom with computers
Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in Spirit Chain 2018! VOTE on November 6! John F. Kennedy Elementary School JFK Choir JFK Miss Smith and 4th Grade Honor Choir JFK 5th Graders Creating Their Own Music We are FIREBIRDS! JFK Second Grades Exploring and Checking Out Books JFK Second Graders Exploring Nature JFK 3rd Grade Winter Musical JFK First Graders
JFK First Graders Elementary students listening to a classroom presentation by a teacher Students showing off their art skills and being funny. Nurse Kay talking with students about brushing their teeth. Students listening to their teacher in a classroom Students working in a classroom with computers

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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.

Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read Put Reading First

A Terrific FREE Resource for Teachers and Parents From the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL)

Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read

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:

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

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. 

JFK Plant Sale Order Form Plant Sale
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.
 

JFK JABBER February 2018 PTO newsletter and calendar February
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).

JFK JABBER - JFK PTO November 2017 Newsletter and Calendar November
Football Play-off Ticket Info Firebirds in Play-offs Friday Night

ATTENTION FIREBIRD FANS!  This football season has been one to remember for the Firebirds, finishing the regular season with a 7-3 record and ranked 19th out of 73 Division I programs in strength of schedule.

 

JFK School Supplies JFK School Supplies 2018 - 2019

Click here to see the school supply list for kindergarten through fifth grade for the 2018-2019 school year.

JFK Scholastic Book Fair Scholastic Book Fair

The scholastic book fair will be held in the library from November 6-13.  Students will visit the book fair during their library time.  The book fair will be open after school and in the evening on November 10th.

To purchase books or get more information click here.

KCS Preschool Programs Top-Rated Kettering's Integrated Preschool Programs are now 5-Star Rated, the ODE's highest rating for preschool programs

Indian Riffle, Oakview and Greenmont elementary schools join the Kettering Early Childhood Education Center (KECEC) in achieving a 5-Star Rating from the Ohio Department of Education. All of Kettering's preschool programs are now 5-Star Rated.

Athletic Booster's Craft Show November 18 Fairmont Craft Show Set for November 18

The Fairmont Athletic Booster’s will host its Craft Show on Saturday, November 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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