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JFK SPIRIT WEAR SALE JFK SPIRIT WEAR

The PTO is excited to announce the launch of our official online spirit wear store.   To celebrate the grand opening, use code:  SPIRIT515-FS, to receive 25% off your order plus free shipping on any orders of at least $50.   All orders are shipped directly to your home, within a few days of ordering them.  Choose from hundreds of designs and garments!   The above code is good thru 05/15/22.     

*Unlike previous spirit wear sales, this online spirit wear store will stay open year round so you can order your JFK items whenever you need them.      

District Calendar 2022 - 23 and 2023-24 School Years School Year
JFK 2021 - 2022 School Supplies School Supplies
JFK Dismissal Procedures Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
JFK Walk to School Day Walk to School Day

On International Walk to School Day, JFK will be participating in various activites iincluding encouraging everyone to walk to school!

Free, Reduced Meal Applications will be Required for 2022-2023 School Year Free and Reduced Applications Will be Required for 2022-2023 School Year

The USDA recently announced that the Pandemic Free School Meal program will expire on the last day of school for school districts across the country. For the Kettering City Schools, this means that May 19, will be the final day that breakfast and lunch meals will be free for all students.

District Now Enrolling Students New to the District in Grades 1-12 for 2022-2023 School Year District Now Enrolling Students New to the District in Grades 1-12 for 2022-2023 School Year

The Kettering City School District is now enrolling students new to the district in grades 1-12 for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.

Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023 Now Open! KIndergarten Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year is Now Open!
Kettering Community Resources Website Use the link to access the Kettering Community Resources Website
Partners For Healthy Youth Kettering Community Youth and Family Action Plan Page 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.

2021-2022 Calamity Day Community and Staff Notification Opt-In 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.)

 

'STEAM State of Mind' Podcast Launched STEAM State of Mind Podcast

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

Monday Update with Mr. Inskeep Scott Inskeep's weekly "Monday Update with Inskeep"

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

Lunch Item Substitutions 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.

COVID-19 Dashboard -- School Year 2021-2022 COVID Dashboard Week Ending March 4, 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.

Friday Firebird Focus -- May 13, 2022 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.

Kettering Schools Launches MTSS Web Page 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.

Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read Put Reading First

A Terrific FREE Resource for Teachers and Parents From the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL)

Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read

When Should I Send My Child to School? When Should I Send My Child to School?