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Communications

How we Communicate

Kettering PTA communicates with PTA members, Kettering Staff and members of the surrounding community to keep them informed of school happenings during the academic school year and occasionally during the summer recess.

Our communications are primarily those of the PTA, and does not typically include school or district communications, although we include them when we can.

Our communication mediums are the KetteringPTA.org website, email and flyers:

  • The website is updated as information becomes available. Of note, the website contains a comprehensive calendar of events. The calendar is developed at the beginning of each school year and progressively elaborated on during the year. We try our best to secure dates well in advance, but occasionally, these dates may change. To learn how to synchronize the calendar to your wireless device, or own Google Calendar, follow the instructions on this page.
  • A weekly email is put together which summarizes upcoming calendar events and notable information. If you'd like to receive weekly emails, see the instructions here. You can unsubscribe at anytime.
  • Program and Event flyers are distributed every Wednesday. This may or may not coincide with the teachers own schedule for distributing information.

Communication Guidelines for Board Members & Committee Chairs


Flyers & Letterhead

  • All PTA flyers should contain the KetteringPTA.org website address and the PTA logo on the document. This artwork is available for download at the bottom of this page.

Distribution

  • All PTA flyer communication should be distributed to the teacher’s mailboxes no later than end-of-day on Tuesday as the PTA encourages the teachers to distribute these flyers on Wednesday. If you miss this deadline, then the flyer will have to wait until the following week. 
Right now the flyers are distributed in the hanging file in the copy room.  Anything in the hanging file box is distributed to the teacher mailboxes on Wednesday morning at  9:00 by the PTA President.  This way we don't limit volunteers to have to come to school on Tuesday or Wednesday to distribute the flyers and they all get out at one time so we don't have to rely on the teachers to keep the flyers together that trickled in throughout the week and remember to send them all home on Wednesday. 

Paper Reduction

  • When building a flyer, consider using half sheets of paper if the content of the flyer does not warrant a full sheet. If possible, combine your flyer information with additional communications going out that week.
  • When building a flyer, you should submit an electronic copy of the flyer to the Communications Committee for placement on the website and weekly email. The flyer should either be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF.

Branding

Colors

Kettering’s colors are blue and yellow.

The blue values are:
  • PMS 2747U
  • CMYK
  • RGB 16,61,141
  • HEX 103D8D
The yellow values are:
  • PMS 129U
  • CMYK
  • RGB 255,212,86
  • HEX FFD456

Type

The type used for printed communications on vinyl banners is called “Huggable” aka “Hugs and Kisses”, provided for our use from FontDiner. FontDiner provides this to us free of charge as part of their license for non-profit organizations. This typeface is available for download at the bottom of this page.

The typeface is available for Windows and Mac formats for the use of flyers. You may not use the Huggable type for your own commercial use unless you purchase a license from FontDiner (see: http://www.fontdiner.com/buy.html)

Artwork

A high-resolution, scalable, vector image of the “Billy” mascot is available for use in flyers, banners, etc. Use of the .ai file requires Adobe Illustrator; however, .jpg files can be supplied for small, paper applications. This artwork is available for download at the bottom of this page.

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