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Superintendent to Hold Saturday Breakfast Meetings

Grab some breakfast or a cup of coffee and join Superintendent Scott Inskeep for upcoming Saturday morning meetings to discuss and answer questions regarding the district's Permanent Improvement Levy. The PI Levy will be on the March 16 ballot.

Inskeep holds these informal meetings to give community members the opportunity to chat with him about the specifics of the PI Levy and to ask any questions of the superintendent about the levy and the Kettering Schools.

Each session will be one hour in length, and there is no need to RSVP, simply drop by any of the locations:

February 20 at 8:30 a.m. -- Panera Bread at Town & Country Shopping Center

March 5 at 8:30 a.m. -- Frisch's Big Boy at 2861 Wilmington Pike (near Beavertown Elementary)

March 12 at 8:30 a.m. -- Bob Evans at 1850 E. Dorothy Lane

 

 


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Board Approves Dave Miller as Head Football Coach

Congratulations to Dave Miller, the new head football coach of the Fairmont Firebirds. Miller was approved to take the helm as head coach by the Kettering Board of Education at its meeting Tuesday night.

Below is an article that was printed on the Covington Football Team's website and is being re-posted here with the team's permission.

This article gives wonderful insight into the qualities that impressed his interviewers and earned Miller the head coaching job here in Kettering. We thank the Covington Buccaneers for allowing us to share this article with the Kettering community and for being a class act, even as they witness the "End of an Era." 


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N2Art Exhibit Runs February 18-March 11

The annual N2Art Select Student Art Exhibit opens on February 18 and runs through March 11. The exhibit will be held in the Wayne Taylor Art Gallery, located in the main lobby of Fairmont High School.

N2Art features selected works of art produced by Kettering City School District art students in grades 1-12 and exhibited in a wide variety of mediums, including oil paintings, ceramics, 3-D design, pen-and-ink drawings, sculptures and photography.

Artists from the Southdale Orff Ensemble, Fairmont Interactive Media program and the Fairmont Spanish Dance club will be performing at the Opening Night of the N2Art Exhibit, which will be held from 6-8 p.m.

The public is invited to stop by the Fairmont Art Gallery at any time during the run of the exhibit to view the works of Kettering's talented students. 


Procedures for Two-Hour School Delays

With accumulating snow in the forecast, this is a good time to remind parents/guardians of our procedures for Two-Hour School Delays. 

PLAN “B” KINDERGARTEN SCHEDULE:

*  Students in the “AM” (morning) Kindergarten program will go to class from  10:15 to 11:50 a.m.

*  Students in the “PM” (afternoon) Kindergarten program will go to class from 12:55 to 2:30 p.m.

 


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Students Spearhead Wi-Firebird Project

Fairmont High School students, Brenden Bodey, Alex Decker, Jake Dupler, Olivia Shirley and Alex Wunder in Robin Holweger's Marketing class are spearheading a Wi-Firebird movement across the community.

Businesses, area churches and the City of Kettering are jumping on board, displaying the WI-FIREBIRD static cling sticker and welcoming young people to their establishments. By displaying the WI-FIREBIRD static cling sticker in a front window, these locations are letting Kettering students know that they are welcome to patronize their businesses and access Wi-Fi at the same time. Check out the Wi-Firebird Community map, located in the left-hand column of our website, for names and locations of participating locations.

 


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