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Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status Parents/Guardians can sign child(ren) up for flu shots, to be administered November 12-14. Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in Spirit Chain 2018! The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "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 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018 Marching Firebirds Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! 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
Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status Parents/Guardians can sign child(ren) up for flu shots, to be administered November 12-14. Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in Spirit Chain 2018! The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "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 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018 Marching Firebirds Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! 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

Procedures for School Delays and Closings Procedures for School Delays and Closings

Please click on ...Read More for complete information on district procedures for school delays and closings, including start times and transportation info on days when school is delayed.

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.

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

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.

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.

Message from Superintendent and Career Tech Principal

"We have everything for every kind of kid...I think there is no other better high school to go to in the state." -- Liz Jensen, Principal, Fairmont Career Tech Center.

 

How to Sign Up for 'Calamity Day' Notifications -- School Delays and Closings Calamity Day Information

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.

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.

The Impact of 'Status Quo' Jennifer Kane -- The Impact of Status Quo

Please take a couple of minutes to listen to Superintendent Scott Inskeep and Board of Education President Jennifer Kane talk about how Kettering Schools always strives to challenge the status quo.

Fairmont Athletic Boosters Craft Show Set for November 17 Athletic Boosters Craft Show -- November 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Fairmont Athletic Boosters will hold their annual Craft Show on Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.
 

"This Week in Kettering" Cable Program The district's "This Week in Kettering" segments air on Thursdays

The Kettering City School District partners with the City of Kettering to bring community members news about the schools and the city via the cable program, "This Week in Kettering."

'The Elephant Man,' Set for November 1, 3 & 4 The cast and crew of Fairmont's Fall Play, "The Elephant Man"

The Kettering Fairmont High School Theatre Department is proud to present the Fall Play, "The Elephant Man" by Bernard Pomerance in the Fairmont High School Recital Hall on November 1, 3 & 4.

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.

Indian Riffle Elementary Named a National Blue Ribbon School Indian Riffle Named National Blue Ribbon School

Congratulations to Indian Riffle Elementary School, which has been named a 2018  Exemplary High-Performing Natonal Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education

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. 

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:

KCS Partnering with Healthy Schools to Offer Students In-School Flu Shots Parents/Giuardians Can Sign Children up to Get a Flu Shot

The Kettering City School District is partnering with Healthy Schools to offer in-school flu shots to KCS studetns on November 12, 13 and 14.

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. 

2018 Spirit Shirts Have Arrived! 2018 Spirit Shirts have arrived!

The 2018 Spirit Shirts are in! Please order your shirt(s) today and help support Fairmont's 2018 Spirit Chain!

We Invite You to View Short, Informative Videos About the Kettering Schools and the District's Levy on November 6 Kettering Schools -- Great Schools -- Great Community

Superintendent Scott Inskeep, Treasurer/CFO Dan Schall and Fairmont CTC Principal Liz Jensen talk about the Kettering Schools, the district's Operating Levy and excellence in student programming in these short, informative videos.

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.

Oakview Elementary Annual Autumn 5K set for October 6 Oakview Autumn 5K is October 6

Oakview Elementary School's PTO will host its 3rd Annual Autumn 5K on Saturday, October 6, at Kettering MIddle School/Indian Riffle Park.

Operating Levy Information Kettering Schools -- Great Schools -- Great Community

With the Kettering Board of Education approving the placement of an operating levy on the November 6 ballot, the district will have a new operating levy on the ballot for the first time in five years.

Firebird Football News Firebirds Football Newsletter -- Week 2

Proud of our Fairmont Firebirds Football Team on a winning season. Click on "Read More" to access this season's Football Newsletters.

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.

 

Preschool Registration Packet

General Information

KCS Preschool Program Information 

'FAQs' Regarding Preschool in the Kettering Schools

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.

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.

H.B 920 and Its Impact on School Taxes

House Bill 920, a law enacted in 1976, keeps school tax collection flat. Here, Daniel Schall, KCS's CFO, explains H.B. 920...

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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