Posts Tagged ‘ High School ’

Fairmont High School

September 25, 2013
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Fairmont High School

Fairmont High School is located in Kettering, Ohio. Originally, education of children in the Kettering area was accomplished through the old Van Buren Township schools. (Van Buren Township no longer exists; it was engulfed entirely by Kettering and Oakwood.) In 1922, the old four-room schoolhouse was replaced by a newer building to accommodate population...
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Graduation in Dayton

June 14, 2011
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It’s that time of the year! May and June are known as the season of graduation – when most students leave high school or college and move on to another stage in their lives. Here’s a quick history of graduation ceremonies to ponder while you listen to “Pomp and Circumstance” at your next graduation...
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Basketball in Dayton

February 3, 2011
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The onset of winter marks the return of one of Dayton’s favorite pastimes, basketball.  Dayton is home to two storied Division I college basketball teams, the Raiders of Wright State University and the University of Dayton Flyers. Combined, the men’s teams  have more than forty postseason appearances and four national championships (the Raiders won...
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Guess Who (Round 2)

February 3, 2011
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In case you were wondering, last week’s Guess Who was none other than Orville Wright, one of Dayton’s aviation pioneers. In keeping with the basketball theme, this week’s contest features a local basketball player who was an NCAA All-American at Miami University and NBA standout. He played for Miami from 1982-86 and averaged 24.3...
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