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Back-to-School News:

(1) Students in the Kettering City Schools (grades K-12) will begin the 2014-15 School Year on Wednesday, August 13th.

Preschoolers in the Integrated and Pathfinders programs will start school on Monday, August 18th.

(2) Freshman 101 (orientation for 9th graders/info. meeting for parents) will be held on Tuesday, August 5th, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. A letter will be sent to incoming freshmen the week of July 21st with more details.

(3) REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Registration of new elementary students (Grades K-5) will begin on Wednesday, July 23rd, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and from 1-2:30 p.m. All new students should be registered at their "home" school.

 


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Book Bags Available for Fairmont Students

Book bags and supplies for Fairmont students who will be needing these items as they start school on August 13th will be available for pick up on Wednesday, August 6th, from 8 a.m.-noon and from 1-3 p.m., "while supplies last." The book bags and supplies can be picked up in the classroom of Social Studies teacher, Dave Fisher, Room 327 in the West Unit. Parents may also call the main office at the high school at 499-1602 to schedule a pick-up during the week of June 21st.

A big "THANK YOU" to program sponsors Darrell Bickley and his employees at DL-GAIC Trucking, to the staff and volunteers at Emmanuel Lutheran Church and to all of the Fairmont staff who donate to the book bag program. Your support is what makes this program possible!

 


Community Blood Drive Set for August 4

Fairmont and Alter high schools will once again engage in a friendly competition to see which school can get the most fans to give blood during the annual Kettering Community Challenge. The Community Challenge will be held on Monday, August 4th, from 11 a.m until 3 p.m. at Trent Arena.

Those interested in giving blood during the Kettering Community Challenge are encouraged to make an appointment by calling 1-800-388-4483; drop-ins are also welcome the day of the Community Challenge. You can also register to give blood at www.GivingBlood.org. Anyone who visits the website and registers to give blood will also be entered into a drawing to win a new Chevy Cruze as part of the Community Blood Center's "Summer Cruze-In 2014 Blood Drive."


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Student Rules for Riding the School Bus

With just a little over a month left until the 2014-15 School Year starts, the district wants to remind students and their parents of behavior expectations when riding the school bus to and from school. These rules are designed to insure safety of all students and school bus personnel during transport to and from school.

Riding the bus to school is a privilege and as such, there are expectations that students will respect themselves, each other, the bus driver and district and student property during transport to and from school.

Click here to get a list of Student Rules for Riding the School Bus. 

Please note that there is a form at the bottom of the rules that parents are asked to read, sign and return to the students' bus drivers within five days of the start of school.

 

 


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Graduation DVDs Now Available

Fairmont High School Graduation DVDs are now available in the main office at the school. 

The cost is $10 each, and the money goes toward the Interactive Media Club Fund to purchase media gear and to maintain WKET 98.3, Fairmont's student-run radio station.

Stop in the office between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to get your copy. If you are not able to get to the school between those hours, contact the Community Relations Office at (937) 499-1458, and we will make arrangements for you to get our DVD.

Photo:  Alex Brandt, Class of 2014 and President of the United Student Body, taking a "selfie" of the class just before the graduates turned their tassles.


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