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2016-16 School Supply Lists

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2016-17 KMS School Supply Lists

District's Central Registration Process Now in Place

The Kettering City School District now has a Central Registration office, where all parents and guardians will come to register their children for school. The Central Registration Office is located in the Kettering Board of Education Building, located at 3750 Far Hills Avenue.


Parents/guardians are asked to make an appointment to register their child(ren) for school. “This will help to streamline the registration process and cut down on the wait time for our busy parents,” says Dan VonHandorf, director of Student Services for the district, adding, “Having our registration take place at a central location, instead of at each building, will also be a big time-saver for parents who have more than one child that they are registering.”


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Donations Needed for Annual Community Garage Sale

The annual Spirit Chain Community Garage Sale is scheduled for August 5, so be sure to put that date on your calendar.

In the meantime, if you are doing any summer cleaning and have gently used items of any kind that you want to get rid of, or if you have any summer garage sale leftovers, we can use your donations!

Donations can be dropped off in the main gym at Fairmont High School (entry through the Athletic Center) on Thursday, August 4, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members of Fairmont's United Student Body will be on-hand to assist with unloading items.

All funds raised from the Community Garage Sale will go toward Fairmont's Spirit Chain 2016. If you have any questions about the garage sale, please contact Corey Miller, Fairmont Student Activities Director, at 499-1652.

Optimist Kids Day in the Park

The Dor-Wood and Kettering Noon Optimist Clubs and the City of Kettering will present the annual "Optimist Kids Day in the Park" on Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This FREE event is open to all children in kindergarten through the 8th grade, and will be held at Delco Park in Kettering (1700 Delco Park Drive.) 

The day's events will include carnival games, prizes and face painting. Children must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or guardian, and lunch will be provided to all attendees at noon. No registration is required. Just come out on August 6 to Delco Park for a day full of fun for the entire family!


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Fairmont Career Tech Center Grads Recognized for Television Excellence

Congratulations to two 2016 graduates of the Fairmont Career Tech Center Interactive Media Program who will be recognized by the Ohio Valley Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at their annual awards gala in August

The NATAS recognizes student television excellence, and Fairmont's region includes schools from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana.

Brian Kinnison won an EMMY Award for his music video production titled "From The Day". This is one of the most prestigious video production awards presented by the NATAS. His video can be viewed here:

In addition, Michaela Wells was received "Honorable Mention" as a graphics animator for a composite of her work, which can be viewed here:

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