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"Don't Count the Days. Make the Days Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's, Mantra Summer Band Practice Amidst the New Auditorium Construction Project The Massive Trusses on the New Auditorium Measure Between 80 and 90 Feet Long Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! Students at Southdale Elementary enjoy the warm weather! We are the FIREBIRDS! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds 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
"Don't Count the Days. Make the Days Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's, Mantra Summer Band Practice Amidst the New Auditorium Construction Project The Massive Trusses on the New Auditorium Measure Between 80 and 90 Feet Long Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! Students at Southdale Elementary enjoy the warm weather! We are the FIREBIRDS! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds 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

District News

Kettering Fairmont High School Graduation 2018 Live-Stream Link Fairmont Graduation Live-Stream Link

Kettering Fairmont High School's 2018 Graduation, set for Saturday, May 26, at 10 a.m., will be live-streamed from WSU's Nutter Center. Click on "Read More" to access link.

Beavertown Family Fun Night, Saturday, May 5 Beavertown Elementary Family Fun Night is Friday, May 4

Come out to the Beavertown Family Fun Night, this Friday, May 4, from 5-8 p.m. for Carnival Games, Physical Fitness Activities, Raffle Drawings and lots of great FOOD!

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!

Greenmont Spring Concert Date Change

The date for Greenmont Elementary School's Spring Concert has been changed FROM Thursday, March 15, TO Wednesday, March 14. All are invited!

Theatre Department to Present 'Radio Suspense: The First Episode' Fairmont Theatre to present ''Radio Suspense:  The First Episode,' February 1-3

Kettering Fairmont HighSchool’s Theatre Department is proud to present the 2018 Winter Play, Steve Cleberg’s Radio Suspense Theatre: The First Episode February 1-3 at 7:30 p.m., with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.

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.

Kettering Board of Education Seeking Interested Residents for Board Seat Kettering City Schools Logo

On Friday, January 5, Edward Breen tendered his resignation from the Kettering Board of Education. With Mr. Breen’s resignation, the current members of the Kettering Board of Education

Fairmont to Induct Four into 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame 2018 Fairmont Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Please join us in congratulating the 2018 Fairmont High School Athletic Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees at hall of fame activities to be held on February 16 and 17.

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

Run-Raiser Set for August 25 and 26 to Benefit Spirit Chain Run-Raiser -- August 25 and 26

Join in the fun of a RUN-RAISER to benefit the 2018 Spirit Chain and Gring's Congolese School!

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.

'Prospective Student' Open House at Fairmont High School Prospective Student Open House -- November 8, 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars for the 2017 "Prospective Student Open House" on November 8, at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30  p.m.

Fairmont Theatre Department to Present 'The 39 Steps' "The 39 Steps" will be staged on November 2-4

The Kettering Fairmont High School Theatre Department is proud to present the Fall Play, "The 39 Steps," Thursday-Saturday, November 2-4, at 7:30 pm in the Fairmont High School Recital Hall. There will also be a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, November 4.

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 the 2018-19 school year will be held February 20-23.

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.

Senior College Info Session Set for August 30 Senior Info Session is Set for August 30

Fairmont High School will host its annual Senior College Information Session on Thursday, August 30, immediately before Open House, in our cafeteria from 5-6 p.m. Seniors and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.

Oakview's Autumn 5K Walk/Run Oakview's Autumn 5K Walk/Run is October 21

Oakview will hold its 2nd Annual Autumn 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, October 21, with registration beginning at 9:15 a.m. at Shelter #3 at Indian Riffle Park.

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).

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.
 

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

Please support Fairmont's athletic programs and get some great-tasting breakfast in the process! The annual Labor Day Pancake Breakfast, hosted by the Fairmont Athletic Boosters Cross Country Parents is set for Monday, September 3.

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.

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! 

 

Renewal Levy on Ballot Will NOT Increase Taxes for Kettering Residents The Kettering City School District will have a renewal of an operating levy on the November ballot

The Kettering City School District will have a renewal of a 4.89-mill operating levy on the November 7, ballot.

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.

 

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. 

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.

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:

Celebrating Career Tech Education -- Spotlight: Advanced Manufacturing We celebrate Advanced Manufacturing in February as part of our Spotlight on Career Tech Programs

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. 

Kettering to Host 'National A Capella Festival

Kettering will once again host the National A Capella Festival at Trent Arena on Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11, with concerts featuring our own award-winning Eleventh Hour and Fusion, as well as some of the nation's top professional a capella groups.

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.

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.

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. 

Fairmont Firebird Football Newsletter -- August 24, 2017 Go Firebirds!

Watch here for weekly news and updates on the Fairmont Firebird Football Program. Click on "Read More" to access the newsletter.

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.

Firebird Football 2017 Newsletters Fairmont Firebirds

Fairmont Firebird Football Newsletter -- Week 11 -- Kettering Fairmont vs. Hilliard Bradley in the District 1 Playoffs, 7:30 p.m. kick-off at Hilliard Bradley Stadium. GO FIREBIRDS!

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.

'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.

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.

Yearbook Distribution Set for August 14 Yearbook Distribution August 14

2018 Yearbook Distribution will take place on Tuesday, August 14, from 2-4 p.m. in the East Unit Lobby at Fairmont High School.

Kettering Fairmont High School Commencement 2018 Kettering Fairmont High School Commencement 2018

Congratulations to the Kettering Fairmont High School Class of 2018. Please enjoy the 2018 Commencement Video, produced by our Interactive Media instructor, Laura Hutchens, and her students.

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