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Fort 5K Set for April 25

The 2015 Fort 5K Run, which celebrates the life of Fairmont graduate Melissa Fortener McLaughlin, will be held on Saturday April 25, at Trent Arena. Registration is now open for the run, which is hosted by the Fairmont Girls Basketball program.

Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome…bring your children…bring your strollers…bring your dogs! The cost of registration is $25 before April 1, and $35 after that date. Children ages 5 and under are free, and proceeds from the event will benefit the FHS Girls BBall Program.

 


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Fairmont Industries Accepting Plant Sale Pre-Orders

Fairmont Industries is now accepting pre-orders for its Annual Plant Sale. Get your pre-order forms by clicking here. Completed pre-order forms should be dropped off or mailed to the main office at Fairmont High School by April 23rd.                   

The Fairmont Industries Annual Plant Sale will be held May 4-8 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the East Lawn (facing Shroyer Road) at Fairmont High School. 


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Graduation Information

It is amazing that it is already time for our seniors to think about graduation.  Congratulations!

Click here for detailed graduation information.


Testing Under Way Across District

The Kettering City School District joins districts across the state in commencing with the administration of standardized testing to students in grades 3-11. Kettering teachers have been hard-at-work teaching and Kettering students have been hard-at-work learning...and we are confident that our students are prepared for the tests.

Click here to view the 2015 Kettering City Schools Testing Calendar. Parents are asked to encourage your children to get a good night's sleep the night before and eat a good breakfast the morning of testing. If you have any questions regarding testing, please contact your child's principal, unit principal or school counselor.

 


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PARCC/ODE Testing Info

Attention Parents of Freshmen Students:

The state of Ohio has instituted a new generation of standardized tests for Ohio students, particularly our freshmen. These new tests were developed as a common set of computer-based K–12 assessments in English language arts/literacy, math, science, and social studies. These new assessments are linked to the new, more rigorous Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

The state’s goal is to provide greater accountability at all levels for schools, use of 21st century skills in the classroom, and ultimately build for all students’ a clear pathway to college and/or career readiness. Administration of these new tests will occur in the coming weeks of winter and spring.

On January 30, Fairmont High School conducted a practice run of the testing administration process. This involved testing all freshmen in English language arts/literacy.  Each freshman student took a language arts practice test online using Chromebooks. The practice test served to help students become familiar with the new testing procedures and on-line format, as well as expose them to the new Common Core content and question types. In addition, this practice experience assisted our testing staff in evaluating technology capacity, proctoring protocols, and developing troubleshooting strategies. The morning session was problematic. Our technology department made adjustments and the afternoon session was nearly problem free. We are confident our students will have a first class testing environment to take these new tests.


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