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School Board members, administrators, city officials and reps from Ruetschle Architect and Shook Touchstone helped open the new Fairmont Auditorium by participating in the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on March 8. The new Fairmont Auditorium hosted two Grand Opening Concerts for the Kettering Community in March. The Kettering Schools were proud to have our Fairmont Cheerleaders represent the school and district in London, England’s 2019 New Year's Day Parade Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in this year’s Spirit Chain! The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "Don't Count the Days. Make the Days Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's, Mantra 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018-19 Marching Firebirds Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! We are the FIREBIRDS! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student 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
School Board members, administrators, city officials and reps from Ruetschle Architect and Shook Touchstone helped open the new Fairmont Auditorium by participating in the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on March 8. The new Fairmont Auditorium hosted two Grand Opening Concerts for the Kettering Community in March. The Kettering Schools were proud to have our Fairmont Cheerleaders represent the school and district in London, England’s 2019 New Year's Day Parade Indian Riffle Elementary Student Council Members Celebrate their School's "National Blue Ribbon" Status Fairmont Raised a Record-Breaking $100,001.10 in this year’s Spirit Chain! The Fairmont Firebirds Before the 'Battle of Kettering' "Don't Count the Days. Make the Days Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's, Mantra 263 Fairmont Students Make up the 2018-19 Marching Firebirds Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free! We are the FIREBIRDS! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student 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

Welcome Kindergartners -- Kettering's Class of 2032!

All-Day Kindergarten set to begin in August

With the support of the Kettering community, the Kettering City Schools will introduce a new All-Day Kindergarten Program, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.

Construction and some renovations will take place at Orchard Park, Southdale, J.E. Prass, John F. Kennedy and Indian Riffle elementary schools this summer -- and in some case -- through the 2019-2020 school year to accommodate the all-day program. While this may cause some challenges at a few of our elementary buildings, the district feels that it is important that all incoming kindergartners have the opportunity to benefit from an all-day program beginning with this coming school year.

If you have questions about all-day kindergarten, please contact Debbie Mears, director of Early Childhood Education, at deborah.mears@ketteringschools.org. Please feel free to contact your child's building principal with any questions, as well. The principals will be in their buildings until June 19 and will return for the 2019-2020 school year on July 15.

We have also compiled information (below) that may be helpful to parents/guardians of incoming kindergartners.
 

Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Checklist and resources provided by the Ohio Department of Education


First Day of School for Kindergartners:
August 19 -- Kindergarten students whose last name begins with A-L
August 20 -- Kindergarten students whose last name begins with M-Z


Sample All-Day Kindergarten Schedule
Based on the 2018-19 pilot program at Greenmont Elementary School


A Letter from the School Nurse
                      --  2019-2020 Immunization Requirements


Benefits of All-Day Kindergarten Programs
 

 

 





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