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'Monroeville' to Perform with Fairmont Orchestras for Night of Bluegrass

On Wednesday September 14, the award-winning bluegrass group, "Monroeville," will be headlining a bluegrass-inspired evening of music at Fairmont High School.

They will be performing bluegrass classics with each of our four High School Orchestras. They will also be performing music from an upcoming album that featured string players from the Juilliard School.

Footage from one of those songs being performed with our Fairmont Symphony will be used for an upcoming video that we are all hoping becomes a big hit for them.

Tickets for this special event are $10 for reserved seating and are available at, or by calling the Kettering Music Department Box Office at 499-2647.

Please help us pack the place for this great night of music and our video shoot. Show time is 7 p.m. You will not be disappointed!

2016-17 KMS Morning Announcements

WORD OF THE WEEK:  Patriotism

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2016 Spirit Shirts are Here!


The Kettering community has contributed tens of thousands of dollars to the Spirit Chain competition by purchasing Spirit Shirts. We couldn't beat Centerville in this friendly rivalry without your help...and we appreciate your support! 

What is Spirit Chain?

Spirit Chain is a competition between Kettering and Centerville Schools to see who can raise the most money for charity prior to the Fairmont/Centerville football game on October 21.  Last year, with the support of the Kettering community, Fairmont raised $83,200! Please help us again for the 32nd YEAR OF SPIRIT CHAIN!!

How do I order Spirit Shirts?

Please download and fill out the order form.   Order forms can be turned in to the main office of any Kettering School. You will be notified when the shirts are ready for pick-up. You will pick your shirt(s) up at the school where you turned in your order form. We can accept checks (payable to Kettering Schools) or cash.  The order form and payment must be returned to the student’s school office by Wednesday, September 28!  Shirts will be delivered, in multiple rounds based on when order forms were turned in, by the Spirit Chain game on Oct 21.

Where will the money go this year? ...

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District to Conduct Bus Evacuation Drills Over Next Two Weeks

The Kettering City Schools Transportation Department will be conducting state-mandated bus evacuation drills over the next two weeks. These required drills can result in delays of 10-15 minutes for school bus arrivals at bus stops in the afternoons.

The transportation staff will conduct the evacuation drills on school property, and building staff will be on-hand to assist with supervision of the evacuation drills.

Please contact the Community Relations Office at 499-1458 with any questions regarding the state-mandated bus evacuation drills.



Bus Stop/Schedule Information

Postcards with instructions on how to access your child's bus stop information, including pick-up and drop-off times, arrived in mailboxes today.

To access the information, click on the link below. This will take you to the Transportation Department page. If you scroll down to "...access the new Bus Route Information System," you will find step-by-step instructions here for accessing your child's information.

The link to the Bus Route Information System can be accessed by clicking on "Bus route information --- NEW LINK"

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