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Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm weather! Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project 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
Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm weather! Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project 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

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Registration for Students NEW to Kettering for 18-19 School Year Now Open

Registration for students NEW to our district for the 2018-19 school year is now open.

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.

Fairmont 101 Set for August 8 Fairmont 101 will be held on Tuesday, August 8

Fairmont 101 is an orientation for all incoming 9th graders to Kettering Fairmont High School.

 
Senior College Information Session Set for August 31 Senior College Info Night set for August 31 from 6-7 p.m.

Kettering Fairmont High School will hold its annual Senior College Information Session on Thursday, August 31, from 6-7 p.m., immediately before the high school's Open House at 7 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

Thursday Night Lights -- Fairmont Firebirds vs. Alter Knights Fairmont vs. Alter Thursday, August 24

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? Fairmont Firebirds vs. Alter Knights. Get your tickets today -- FHS Athletic Office or at www.firebirdathletics.com.

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.

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.
 

District Safety Tipline -- See Something...Say Something See Something Say Something

School safety and security are priorities here 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. 

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.

Marching Band Annual Donation Day is August 19

This Saturday, August 19, the Fairmont High School Marching Band will hold its annual Donation Day.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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!

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.

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.

'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.

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 CURRENT Students Current Student Online Registration Now Available

Parents/Guardians of CURRENT students in the Kettering Schools can complete beginning-of-the-year registration paperwork online.

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.

Fairmont 2017 Grad Wins Emmy Award Brittany Peckham won a 2017 Emmy for her video titled, "Born to Create."

Congratulations to 2017 Fairmont grad, Brittany Peckham, winner of a 2017 Emmy Award for her video, "Born to Create."

Students Excel at Media Emmy Awards Emmy winning video

Each year, the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognizes college/university and high school students for excellence in television production. 

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

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

Class of 2018 -- Yearbook Portrait Information Senior Photos for the 2018 Fairmont Yearbook must be submitted by December 1, 2017

Members of the Class of 2018 must submit their senior pictures by December 1, to assure that the pictures will be included in the 2018 Kettering Fairmont High School Yearbook.

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!

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