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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. Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in Spirit Chain 2018! 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018 Marching Firebirds The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "Don't Count the Days. Make the Day Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's Mantra Summer Band Practice Amidst the New Auditorium Construction Project Celebrating Career Tech Education September is School Attendance Awareness Month Southdale Elementary We are FIREBIRDS! The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the FIrebirds Fairmont's USB Donated $10,000 to the Kettering Veteran's and Inventors Walk and Attended the Park's Dedication Firebird Football Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, Home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Veteran's Day Program 2016 at Oakview Elementary School
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. Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in Spirit Chain 2018! 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018 Marching Firebirds The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "Don't Count the Days. Make the Day Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's Mantra Summer Band Practice Amidst the New Auditorium Construction Project Celebrating Career Tech Education September is School Attendance Awareness Month Southdale Elementary We are FIREBIRDS! The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the FIrebirds Fairmont's USB Donated $10,000 to the Kettering Veteran's and Inventors Walk and Attended the Park's Dedication Firebird Football Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, Home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Veteran's Day Program 2016 at Oakview Elementary School

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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.

 

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.

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

Welcome back to Southdale

Attached you will find our "Welcome Back to Southdale" letter(s) with very important information regarding the start to our school year.  As always, if you have questions or concerns, call our office at 499-1890.

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.

School Supply Lists for 2018-2019

Click here for a list of the 2018-2019 School Supply lists.  Please bring school supplies to Meet the Teacher night in August.  Have a great summer!

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.

Southdale Week at a Glance 5-21-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a wonderful week and Summer!
Jay Borchers
Principal, Southdale Elementary

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.

Southdale Week at a Glance 5-7-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  This week is Teacher Appreciation Week so if you find a free moment and feel compelled, it's a perfect time to thank a Southdale staff member.  Thanks, and have a great week!
Jay

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-30-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  I hope to see you all at our Southdale Strong 5k Festival this Friday from 5-8 pm!  Have a great week.

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. 

 

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-23-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Thank you to everyone who came out to help with the Southdale BOSS Cleanup Day on Saturday.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-16-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great night!

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-9-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Don't forget to sign-up for Southdale Strong coming up on May 4th!  Thanks, and have a great week!

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!

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-2-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 3-26-18

I hope everyone had a wonderful Spring Break.  HERE is the Week at a Glance.

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. 

Southdale Week at a Glance 3-12-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance for this week.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 3-5-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance. Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 2-26-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great night, and don't forget about the Sock Hop this Friday night!!

Southdale Week at a Glance 2-19-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

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.
 

Southdale Week at a Glance 2-12-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 2-5-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 1-29-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 1-22-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

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.

Southdale Week at a Glance 1-15-18

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 1-8-18

Happy New Year!  HERE is the Week at a Glance. I hope everyone had a wonderful break!

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).

Southdale Week at a Glance 12-11-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance for the next two weeks.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 12-4-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 11-27-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week!

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