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Celebrating Career Tech Education September Career of the Month September is School Attendance Awareness Month The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! Van Buren Middle School Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! 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 We are FIREBIRDS! 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 Dan Nicora leads a Band Class at Van Buren Middle School VBMS Students Showing their Spirit Photo of the computer lab at Van Buren High School
Celebrating Career Tech Education September Career of the Month September is School Attendance Awareness Month The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! Van Buren Middle School Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds The Fairmont Marching Firebirds are 280-Students Strong! 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 We are FIREBIRDS! 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 Dan Nicora leads a Band Class at Van Buren Middle School VBMS Students Showing their Spirit Photo of the computer lab at Van Buren High School

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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.

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.

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.

 

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! 

 

Great Beginning for a New School Year!

All Students have been issued their Chromebook!

Bully Box at Van Buren!

Students are able to submit any instance of bullying Immediately!

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.

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.

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. 

The 2017-2018 Student Handbook is Here! Logo

Our new updated handbook has all of the information you need!

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.

 

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.

 

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.

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!

District Child Care Program Kettering City Schools Logo

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

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."

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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!

'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 

Sixth Grade Orientation! 6th graders

Save the Date!  August 10, 2017

Stock-tober at VBMS!

Supporting South Community!

7th/8th Grade Orientation! 7-8

Save the Date!  August 15, 2017!

Family Fun Night at VBMS! funnight

Bring Your Family for Dinner!

Teams Silver and Blue! Firebird

After Years of Team A and Team B!

Clubs/ Activities

The following clubs/ activities have been announced for the year.  Stay tuned… there are many more on the way!

Supply List are Here! School Supplies

Our 2017-18 School Year Supply Lists!

Celebrating Career Tech Education Opportunities for Business and Marketing Careers are wide and varied

The Kettering City Schools are celebrating Career Tech Education by focusing monthly on the high-tech, in-demand career opportunities open to the students in the Fairmont Career Tech Center. 

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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! 

Quality Profile 2016 (2015-16 School Year) Quality Profile 2016

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