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Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month 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 Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park
Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month 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 Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park

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Fairmont High School Graduation 2017 Live Stream Link Claire Sullivan and Madison Layer

Congratulations to the Kettering Fairmont High School Class of 2017, and to the 2017 Valedictorian Claire Sullivan, and the 2017 Salutatorian Madison Layer.

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.

 

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!

College and Career Readiness Day: Tuesday January 24th College and Career Night

 

On Tuesday, January 24th, from 6:00-8:00pm, Fairmont will be hosting its 4th annual College and Career Readiness Night.  This is an opportunity for parents and students to pick up the score reports from either the PSAT 8/9, PSAT, or Practice ACT that students took during our College Readiness Day in November.  Students and parents will listen to a presentation on interpreting the score report and will then have an opportunity to attend 3 breakout sessions of choice to help families prepare for life after Fairmont.  Please report to your student's advisory class starting at 6:00pm.  

We hope to see you there!

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!

Fairmont Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Set for Saturday 2017 Fairmont Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Fairmont High School will induct five athletes into the 2017 Fairmont Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday.

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.

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."

Summer Program Open to Incoming Third Graders Fun in Summer School

Exciting New Summer STAR Program for Incoming Third Graders!

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.

Fairmont Theatre to Present 'The Worst High School Play in the World" The Cast and Crew of 'The Worst High School Play in the World"

Mark your calendars now for a night of fun and farce as the Fairmont Theatre Department presents its Winter Play, "The Worst High School Play in the World," January 26-28. 

High School Transportation Opt-in Form for 2017-18 School Year Junior/Seniors are asked to OPT-IN to School Bus Transportation

Junior and senior students are asked to "opt-in" to transportation to and from school each school year. 

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.

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.

 

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.

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!

Board Meeting Scheduled for May 23 Kettering Board of Education to Meet on May 23 at 6 p.m. in Fairmont Recital Hall

The Kettering Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. in the Recital Hall on Tuesday, May 23. This meeting replaces the board's May 16 meeting.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

 

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.

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. 

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: 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!

Field Hockey Team Wins Prestigious State Award Fairmont's Field Hockey Team Presented with Ethics and Integrity Award

CONGRATULATIONS to the Fairmont Firebird Field Hockey Team for receiving the OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity (SEI) Award for the 2016-17 academic year.

Preschool Registration Now Under Way Preschool Registration March 6-9

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

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' 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.

Tennis Coach Recognized for Sportsmanship Tennis Coach Wins Award for Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity

Congratulations to Boys' Tennis coach, Matt Hughes. Hughes was selected by his peers to receive the OHSAA SEI Award. 

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 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.

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! 

Fairmont, Alter Combine Awards and make Donation to 'Bridget's Path' Allied Health Students Volunteered at the school's Unity Blood Drive in November

Fairmont and Alter high school students are combining awards to make a donation to "Bridgid's Path."

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."

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.

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.

District Child Care Program Kettering City Schools Logo

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

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' 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 

Important Vaccination Requirements for Incoming 12th Graders Meningococcal vaccination required for incoming 12th graders

The Ohio Department of Health requires all students entering 12th grade to have two Meningococcal vaccinations before the first day of school. There are two exceptions to this law.

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. 

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!

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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