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Parking for Friday's Football Game

With Friday night being Halloween and a home football game for the Firebirds, the school district is joining the City of Kettering in helping to spread the word that there will be limited street parking in the neighborhoods around the stadium the evening of October 31st, and football fans are encouraged to park at Fairmont High School, the Kettering Government Center or Town & Country Shopping Center for the game.

In an effort to keep all of our little ghosts and goblins safe while they are trick-or-treating, street parking will be limited to one side on the streets that surround Roush Stadium, from Bromfield Rd. south to Stroop Road. Please help us get the word out to those who may be attending the game that there will be parking available at Fairmont, the Government Center and Town & Country...and all are just a short walk to the stadium. 

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College Night

College Night

Do you have questions about the college you want to attend? Would you like to compare two or three different schools? Have you just started the college search process and want to explore your options?

No matter what situation you're in, Greater Dayton Area College Night can help. Many colleges and universities from Ohio and across the country will be represented at the University of Dayton Arena, located east of Interstate 75 at exit 51.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
6:30 to 8 p.m.

University of Dayton Arena
1801 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45417

Representatives from more than 170 schools will be available to talk with you and answer your questions.

For more information see this link:

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National Merit Scholars

Fairmont High School is proud to announce three seniors, Sam Barton, Jason Guadalupe, and Sarah Kane, as National Merit Semi-Finalists. They achieved this distinction by ranking in the top one-half of one percent of the more than 1.5 million seniors in the country who took the Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). They will continue in the competition to be named Finalists. Rachel Gaines, Elizabeth Groll, Harper Luczka, Sullivan O'Hara, Josh Schnipke, and Chris Warner placed in the top five percent of all test-takers and received the designation of Commended Scholars.  Jason Guadalupe and Alex Heindl were chosen by the  National Hispanic Recognition Program as a result of their high scores, and Ruth Jebessa received recognition as a National Achievement Scholar. Congratulations to all of these students for demonstrating outstanding potential for academic success. Collectively, this group represents the greatest number of Fairmont students recognized by National Merit since 1990.

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Fall Blood Drive

BLOOD DRIVE – On Friday, October 31, over 200 Firebird students and staff will be signed up to donate blood in our annual Fall Blood Drive. Blood donation is another great Fairmont tradition. In over 29 years of blood drives, the Firebird community has donated close to 750 gallons of the precious gift of life. Student donors have been given information to share with parents, and 16 year-old donors require a parent/guardian signature on the permission form, Adult donors are welcome. Call 499-1652 to make and appointment between 8:00 and noon.

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Nationally Known A Capella Group in Concert at Fairmont

The nationally known a cappella group Street Corner Symphony, a finalist on the second season of NBC’s The Sing-Off, returns to Kettering Saturday, November 8th, for an all-day a cappella festival and a 7 p.m. public concert in the Trent Arena.

The six-man group, based in Nashville, features Kettering native Kurt Zimmerman on vocal percussion. Zimmerman, who graduated from Kettering Fairmont in 2012, was a three-year member of the acclaimed Fairmont a cappella group Eleventh Hour. Besides Zimmerman, Street Corner Symphony includes brothers Jeremy, Jonathan and Richie Lister, along with Adam Chance and Mark McLemore. Their repertoire covers a wide range from Gospel and barbershop to rock and pop.

Street Corner Symphony last performed in Kettering at Fraze Pavilion in August 2013, just a month after releasing Southern Autumn Nostalgia, their first album of all original music. Their YouTube performance of “Misty Mountains” from The Hobbit has more than 400,000 views, and their cover of Lorde’s hit song “Royals” has logged more than 75,000.

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