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Celebrating Career Tech Education Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! 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
Celebrating Career Tech Education Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! 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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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

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Southdale Week at a Glance 11-27-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 11-13-17

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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.

 

Southdale Week at a Glance 10-30-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Have a great week, and Go Firebirds!

Southdale Week at a Glance 10-23-17

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

Southdale Week at a Glance 10-16-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 10-9-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 10-2-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Don't forget to send in some used books this week for the Used Book Fair, and have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 9-25-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance.  Don't forget that fundraiser orders are due tomorrow.  Thank you for your support, and have a great day!

Southdale Week at a Glance 9-18-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance for 9-18-17.  Have a great week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 9-11-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 9-5-17

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September is Attendance Awareness Month Attendance Awareness Month

The Kettering City Schools are committed to encouraging and assisting parents/guardians and students in establishing good attendance habits for school! 

 

Athletic Boosters Labor Day Pancake Breakfast Labor Day Pancake Breakfast, 7-10 a.m., in the Fairmont Cafeteria

Fairmont High School's Cross Country Parent Group is hosting the Athletic Boosters Annual Labor Day Pancake Breakfast on September 4, from 7-10 p.m.

Southdale Week at a Glance 8-28-17

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

FHS Auditorium Commemorative Brick Sale Commemorative Brick Sale -- September 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fairmont High School's United Student Body will be selling Commemorative Bricks from the FHS Auditorium on September 3, with proceeds benefiting Fairmont's 2017 Spirit Chain.

Southdale Week at a Glance 8-21-17

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

Solar Eclipse 2017 Eclipse 2017 Map

On August 21, at 2:25 p.m., millions of people across the U.S. had the opportunity to view the first Total Eclipse to cross the 48 contiguous states since 1979. 

Southdale Week at a Glance 8-14-17

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

Southdale Week at a Glance 5-15-17

HERE is the Week at a Glance through the end of the year.  Have a great week!
Jay

Important Information Regarding 'Leftover' Meds Pick up leftover meds by end-of-school-day on May 26

Parents/guardians are asked to please pick up their child(ren)'s leftover medication before on the end of the school day on Friday, May 26.

 

Southdale Week at a Glance 5-8-17

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

Summer Program Open to Incoming Third Graders Fun in Summer School

Exciting New Summer STAR Program for Incoming Third Graders!

Southdale Week at a Glance 5-1-17

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Fairmont Theater Department to Present Children's Play April 29 Fairmont to Present Children's Play April 29

The 2017 Fairmont High School Children's Play, "The Fairy Tale Network," by John Woodard, will be performed in the Fairmont Auditorium on April 29, with shows at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

 

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-24-17

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

4th-Annual Southdale Strong THIS Friday! Southdale Strong is Set for May 5, from 5-8 p.m.

The 4th-Annual Southdale Strong Festival will be held on Friday, May 5, from 5-8 p.m., with a 5K Run/Walk starting at 6:30 p.m.

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-17-17

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

Southdale Strong 5K Festival

HERE is information about the Southdale Strong 5K Festival on May 5, 2017 from 5-8 pm.  We hope to see you there!

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-3-17

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

Southdale Week at a Glance 3-27-17

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Fairmont to Present 'The Music Man' April 6-8 'The Music Man,' Presented April 6, 7 and 8

The final Spring Musical presented in the Fairmont Auditorium before the new construction project gets under way is, fittingly, the quintessential American musical, "The Music Man."

Southdale Week at a Glance 3-13-17

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

District Wide STEAM Night Set for April 11 STEAM Logo

Mark your calendars now for the Kettering City Schools district wide STEAM Night, set for April 11, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Trent Arena

Southdale Week at a Glance 3-6-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 2-27-17

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N2ARt Exhibit Runs Through March 17 N2Art Select Student Exhibit

N2Art Select Student Exhibit, on display in the Wayne Taylor Art Gallery at Kettering Fairmont High School will run through March 17.

Southdale Week at a Glance 2-20-17

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

Welcome New Firebirds! Kindergarten Registration will take place February 13-17

We are ready and waiting for our newest FIREBIRDS!  Kindergarten registration will be held this week!

Southdale Week at a Glance 2-13-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 2-6-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 1-30-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 1-23-17

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Southdale Week at a Glance 1-16-17

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Southdale Yearbook Sale

Southdale Yearbook Sales:

Yearbooks are now on sale!  This year you can buy your yearbook online through the following link:

Yearbook Online Sales Site
For Southdale, use the school code: 5783217

Welcome Back Letter, August 2017

Please see the attached Welcome Back letter for imporation information about the start of school.  See you soon!

Southdale Week at a Glance 11-6-17

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

Free Dental Sealants Available to Students Free Dental Sealants Available for KCS Students

Students in the 2nd and 6th grades at the middle schools and Greenmont, Indian Riffle, Orchard Park and Southdale elementary schools may be eligible for FREE dental sealants

Southdale Week at a Glance 4-10-17

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

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.

After Prom Meeting Set for January 16 Firebird Logo

The Fairmont High School After Prom Committee will be holding a meeting on Monday, January 16, at 7 p.m. at the Kettering/Moraine Library. Anyone interested in finding out more about After Prom is invited to attend!

Kindergarten Extravaganza Set for April 20 Kindergarten Extravaganza April 20

 The Kettering City School District will once again host a Kindergarten Extravaganza for all Kettering Pre-K students and their families. The extravaganza is set for April 20.

Back to School Carnival hosted by Dorothy Lane Baptist Church

Dorothy Lane Baptist Church is hosting a carnival and giving away school supplies!  Please see the attached flyer for more details.

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.

Southdale Week at a Glance 1-9-17

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

Fairmont Industries Plant Sale to be held May 8-12 Fairmont Industries Plant Sale May 8-12

Fairmont Industries will hold its Annual Plant Sale May 8-12. just in time for Mother's Day and Spring Planting!

Class Lists will be posted Friday, August 11 at 3:30 p.m.

Class lists will be posted on the front doors of the school at 3:30 on Friday, August 11.

'Calamity Day' Phone Notification Sign-ups Winter can mean "Calamity Days." Plan ahead for notifications

We are in the process of updating the call-out list we use for "Calamity Day" Phone Notifications.

Preschool Registration Now Under Way Preschool Registration March 6-9

The Kettering Schools are currently enrolling students for its Preschool Programs. 

District Seeking Subs for a Variety of Positions

The Kettering City School District is seeking substitutes for Food & Nutrition Services helpers, bus drivers and bus aides, clerical staff, custodial and buildings and grounds staff and papaprofessionals.

Kettering Middle School Hosting 5K Walk/Run on April 21 KMS 5K April 21, 5-9 p.m.

Kettering Middle School students and PTA are hosting a 5K Walk/Run on April 21, from 5-9 p.m., with proceeds benefiting SICSA and the KMS PTA.

Meet The Teacher, Monday afternoon, August 14, 2017

Meet the Teacher is a great time to drop off school supplies, find your classroom and meet your teacher!  Click here to see the times.

Online Registration for CURRENT Students is now Available Online Current Student Online Registration Now Available

Parents/Guardians of CURRENT students in the Kettering Schools are now able to complete beginning-of-the-year registration paperwork online.

Online Registration for Students NEW to the Kettering City Schools Now Available Online NEW Student Enrollment Now Online

Parents/Guardians of students NEW to the Kettering City School District can now enroll your child(ren) online.

2017-2018 School Supply Lists
Victoria Theatre Association 2017-18 Fundraising Partnership with Fairmont Theatre Department Victoria Theatre Association Fundraiser for Fairmont Theatre Department

The Victoria Theatre Association gives theater-goers the opportunity to buy discounted ticekts to shows..and to benefit the Fairmont Theatre Department at the same time!

District Child Care Program Kettering City Schools Logo

District makes decision to maintain in-house Child Care Program for 2017-18 School Year.

Kettering: Facing the Epidemic Kettering: Facing the Epidemic Together

The Kettering City Schools and the City Of Kettering: Committed to Informing, Educating and Supporting our Community in this Crisis.

Information Regarding 'Starter Kits' for Safety Village Attendees Kettering Supplies for Safety Provides 'Starter Kits' to Kindergartners who Complete the Safety Village Program

If your child attended Safety Village this summer, he/she is eligible for a FREE "Starter Kit," provided by Kettering Supplies for Safety.

Kettering Schools Among Top 50 Best Districts in Ohio Niche.com has selected the best districts in Ohio, and Kettering is among the top 50

Congratulations to four area school districts -- including the Kettering City Schools -- selected by Niche.com as among the 50 best out of Ohio's 614 school districts. Click "Read More" to read the article.

STAR Summer School Transportation Information Summer STAR Program Transportation Information

If your incoming third grader will be participating in the STAR Summer School Program, information regarding transportation to the camp can be found on the Transportation home page.

'Calamity Day' Procedures Winter Brings Snowmen!

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, dependent upon 

Summer Lunch Program at Five Sites in Moraine Moraine Summer Lunch Program Runs June 12 to August 4

The City of Moraine will once again host Summer Lunch Sites, where free lunches and activities will be available to anyone under the age of 18.

Fairmont High School to Host 'Operation Street Smart' "Operation Street Smart" Presented on August 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kettering Fairmont High School will host "Operation Street Smart" on August 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quality Profile 2016 (2015-16 School Year) Quality Profile 2016
Kettering Schools Named a Google for Education Reference District Kettering is a Google for Education Reference District

The Kettering City School District is proud to be named a Google for Education Reference District! 

Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18 School Year Now Under Way Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-18 School Year now Under Way

It is an exciting time when your child is ready to begin kindergarten. We in the Kettering Schools are equally excited to welcome new FIREBIRDS to the fold! 

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