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Marching Firebirds 2021
The Marching Firebirds, in their new uniforms, are ready for the 2021 season!
Olivia O., a members of Fairmont High School's Color Guard, performs her routine during a competition at Trent Arena.
The Fairmont Auditorium hosts district performances, as well as outside events and activities.
Interior of Fairmont’s New Auditorium
We are the FIREBIRDS!
The new Fairmont Auditorium was dedicated in March of 2019.
Fairmont Auditorium
Jared Parker
"Don't Count the Days. Make the Days Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's, Mantra
Career Tech Spotlight
Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free!
Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds
Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year
Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education'
Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse

District Snapshot

7,924

Student's Pre-K - 12th Grade 

95.3% 

Graduation Rate 

15

Advanced Placement Courses

21 

International Baccalaureate Courses + IB Diploma Program

9
Consecutive years named
"Best Communities for Music Education"

$5.2 million

Scholarship dollars offered to
Fairmont High School
Class of 2021 

More than 3,000

Hours of tutoring and community service by National Honor Society Members

12 

School buildings
in the
Kettering City School District 

Our Mission

The mission of the Kettering City Schools, in partnership with the family and community, is to guarantee a superior educational experience for all students by providing a positive and innovative learning environment, while responsibly utilizing our resources.

News & Announcements

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Friday Firebird Focus -- November 19, 2021 Jul 23, 2021 Friday Firebird Focus

Superintendent Scott Inskeep's "Friday Firebird Focus" will be posted on Fridays during the 2021-2022 school year and will include information about school and community issues, events and activities. The "Friday Firebird Focus" newsletters are archived here.

Monday Update with Mr. Inskeep Sep 8, 2021 Scott Inskeep's weekly "Monday Update with Inskeep"

Superintendent Scott Inskeep tapes weekly videos that provide information regarding district issues, events, activities and programming.

COVID-19 Dashboard -- School Year 2021-2022 Aug 20, 2021 COVID Dashboard Week Ending November 26, 2021

The Kettering City School District will post a weekly COVID-19 Dashboard to the district website each Friday. The dashboard will list positive COVID-9 cases and quarantines among students and staff.

Dayton Live --Tickets Purchased Benefit Fairmont Theatre Oct 18, 2021 Dayton Live is your link to tickets for all Dayton theater events

Live theater is happening all over, including in our little corner of the world in downtown Dayton. 

2021-2022 Calamity Day Community and Staff Notification Opt-In Oct 11, 2021 Opt-In here to receive "Calamity Day" notifications when school is closed or delayed

The district makes every attempt to communicate with our families in a timely manner when we have to delay or close school because of bad weather through our district webpage (www.ketteringschools.org) and social media channels (Kettering City Schools on Facebook and KetteringSchools on Twitter.)

 

Partners For Healthy Youth Kettering Community Youth and Family Action Plan Page Oct 19, 2021 Partners for Healthy Youth now has a Community Action Webpage

Please click on "Read More" to access the Partners For Healthy Youth Kettering Community Youth and Family Action Plan Page.

'STEAM State of Mind' Podcast Launched Sep 9, 2021 STEAM State of Mind Podcast

Bern Schwieterman, KCS's Elementary STEAM Coach, has launched a podcast titled, "STEAM State of Mind."

Lunch Item Substitutions Sep 8, 2021 Lunch Meal Substitutions

Our food and nutrition services supervisor, Stacie Pabst, has been told by Gordon Food Service that schools can expect shortages of certain food items that we typically serve to students for lunch in our cafeterias.

KCS Safe Return to School and Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plans Apr 1, 2021 Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plan

Like districts across the state, the Kettering City School District has developed a Safe Return to School Plan and a Learning Recovery & Extended Learning Plan, as mandated by the Ohio Department of Education.

Kettering Schools Launches MTSS Web Page Aug 3, 2021 MTSS Department Launches Web Page

Dr. Carrie Hennessy, KCS's Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Leader, has launched a web page designed to provide staff members and families with resources to support behavioral and mental health and academic success.

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In today's "Monday Update with Mr. Inskeep," Fairmont CTC principal, Liz Jensen, & Interactive Media student, Austin Fairres, talk about the videos Austin is producing to help recognize our students who epitomize the traits of our "Portrait of a Graduate." https://t.co/Tzvz1FRBuI https://t.co/0RKhZCBNAp
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RT @firebirdcheer: Varsity Basketball Cpt. Is representing the Firebirds at Disney in their holiday parade!! Way to go Adeline! @birdisthaw…