Community Update – September 21, 2017

Free driving classes teach safety to teens Distracted driving can have deadly consequences, and an innovative free program aimed at keeping teens safe is coming to Lorain County. B.R.A.K.E.S. — Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe — was started by champion racer Doug Herbert. As a Top Fuel drag racer and six-time world champion, Herbert […]

Meal Applications- September 30th Deadline

For families that currently receive meal assistance: An updated meal application must be filled out every school year.  If an updated application is not received by September 30th, your child’s meal status will change to denied.  However, families can submit Meal applications  anytime throughout the school year. Direct Certification is run several times throughout the year.  Any student […]

Community Update – September 14, 2017

Looking for FHS Band, Choir and Cheer Alumni Homecoming is September 29th at The Falcon Stadium and we need our alumni! Band, Choir, and Cheer alumni are all taking part in the fun! Alumni Choir members: Please help us honor America by joining us to sing the National Anthem at the FHS Homecoming Game on […]

Community Update: September 7, 2017

  Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Did you know that children in Pre K -5 grades can sign up to receive a free book every month? Children in the following zip codes are included in this program: 44001, 44011, 44012, 44028, 44035, 44036, 44039, 44044, 44049, 44050, 44052, 44053, 44054, 44055, 44074, 44090 Click here to […]

Firelands is a 100% Tobacco-Free Campus

Please be advised that Firelands Local Schools are 100% tobacco-free. This policy also includes the use of any type of e-cigarette device.  The following announcement will be read at every home athletic event. For the safety of our students and guests, Firelands Local Schools is proud to be 100% tobacco-free. At this time, we would […]

Community Update – August 31, 2017

Oberlin Fire Department The Oberlin Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Firefighter.  Applicants may obtain a packet and submit an application for employment to the City of Oberlin Human Resources Department at any time. Visit: for more information on the hiring process.   Firelands FFA   Attention FHS Choir Alumni The […]

Alumni Update-August 2017

Catch up with some of our alumni below: Scott Schneider, Class of 2006 Chef Scott Schneider was recently interviewed by Laura Manske from Community Table. Scott Schneider, is chef de cuisine of Ai Fiori ( “among the flowers” in Italian). The restaurant serves Italian and French Riviera-inspired cuisine at Langham Place, Manhattan. Read the interview here. Scott is the […]

Welcome New Staff Members of 2017!

Please help us in welcoming our new staff members to Firelands!   Ms. Julie Andorka: FES Hello! My name is Julie Andorka and I am the new second grade teacher at Firelands Elementary School. This will be my first year teaching for Firelands Local Schools and I am very excited for this school year to […]

Community Update August 23, 2017

Welcome to our Community Update Blog. This weekly post shares information about all things within the Firelands District.  We are happy to share information about local businesses, groups, and events. Please send articles to Jennifer for publication at least one week in advance.   Henrietta United Methodist Church Sunday, September 3, Henrietta United Methodist Church at  52148, […]