Welcome to the 2016-17 School Year!

Welcome Back!  We are ready to kick off the 2016-17 school year! Our staff has worked extremely hard to provide a sound learning environment and we can’t wait to get started. We have lots of information to share with you, so please spend a minute reviewing this letter and let us know if we can […]

New Robotic opportunities are coming to SAMS!

Firelands Local Schools is proud to announce that South Amherst Middle School (SAMS) has received sponsorship funding via Nordson Corporation Foundation to offer its students the opportunity to study, design and compete in robotics. This STEM instruction time will provide an opportunity to enrich our students in engineering, coding, computer science concepts, and overall robotics. […]

A Great Year in FFA for Foreign Exchange Student, Pablo Barranco

At the 2015 Lorain County Fair, Mrs. Finnegan-Firelands FFA Advisor, recruited Pablo Barranco to join the Firelands FFA after meeting him with his host family. Barranco was hosted by the Chad and Amy Grude family of Wakeman. Barranco hails from Seville, Spain. In Spain he enjoys spending time with family and friends and long-boarding. Upon […]

Lorain County SWMD Announces Calendar Contest Winners 2016/2017

From the desk of Ms. Chippi, SAMS Art Teacher: LCSWMD reports 1,033 calendar contest entries from schools across Lorain County. Twelve calendar pages and one cover page were chosen from the K-12 entries. SAMS students earned 3 of the 13 spots in the upcoming calendar publication; Autumn Szakal, Kristin DeWitt and Brianna Bonomolo. The students […]

Middle School Art Exhibit

The 34th Annual Lorain Elementary/Middle School Art Exhibit was held May 2nd through May 20th, 2016 at the W. River Elyria Public Library with 148 pieces of art displayed and 16 schools from Grades K through 8th in Lorain County participating in this event. The following SAMS students had work in the show; Jenna Selent, […]