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Art on the Playground Set for May 17th

Art on the Playground, an interactive art festival geared toward kids of all ages and presented by Rosewood Arts Center, will be held on Saturday, May 17th, at Indian Riffle Elementary School.

This unique event features hands-on art stations, a collaborative art piece and much more. This event is perfect for any creative child who is interested in trying new things. Art on the Playground takes place rain or shine, is FREE and all are welcome.

For more information, please visit the Rosewood Arts Center events page at:


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Students Participating in After-School Cooking Classes

Students in the 7th grade at Kettering and Van Buren middle schools are participating in a unique after-school program, thanks to a grant from Ohio Action for Healthy Kids and Wright State University College of Education.

Seventh graders interested in learning how to create healthy snacks and meals are taking after-school cooking classes that will be held in the KMS Cafeteria. The student cooks will attende three classes and will then prepare a full dinner for their parents to enjoy during the final class on April 28.


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KMS Student Named to 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to those students who were named to the 3rd quarter honor roll. To qualify, students must have no grade below a C and a 3.25 (or higher) grade point average for the 3rd nine weeks.

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        This year, the Volunteer Advisory Council made a recommendation to Mayor Patterson to expand this youth volunteer award to include both a junior recipient in grades 6-8 and a senior recipient in grades 9-12. Mayor Patterson enthusiastically agreed, and once you have had the opportunity to meet these two young ladies tonight, I think that you will see that they are excellent examples of the dedication and commitment to volunteer service necessary to truly make a positive impact in our community and they certainly exemplify all of the qualities of the outstanding youth in Kettering. Our first recipient of the Mayor’s Award for Youth Volunteer Service is Kalliope Bessler...

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KMS To Hold Incoming 6th Grade Parent Information Meeting

We will be hosting a KMS Parent Information Meeting for incoming 6th Grade Parents on April 24 from 6-6:45 PM in the KMS gymnasium. We are asking only parents attend this meeting because it will focus on middle-school curriculum and due to the fact that all 5th graders will be touring KMS during school in May... 

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