Community Update: May 19, 2022

Commencement 2022 Commencement will be held on May 27th at 7:00 pm in the Falcon Stadium. The gates will open at 6:00 pm. No early or saved seating. The home and away bleachers will be open for seating. The area along the fence is strictly reserved for handicapped seating.  There is additional handicapped seating in […]

Special Olympics 2022

The 40th Annual Lorain County Special Olympics were held on May 13th, 2022, at Elyria’s Ely Stadium. Firelands had 21 athletes representing the Falcons! Austin Logan Kennedy Bowen Xavier Carey Zechariah Crites Abimael Flores-Morales Andrea Flores-Morales Caden Hall Grady Hodges Max Hoover Emy Mckee Maddelin Maclean Raymond Mitchell Holdyn Nemeth Kayden Pawalak Lincoln Pelfrey Danielle […]

Food Service News: May, 2022

Please see the following update from the Firelands Food Service Department: No more free meals- The universal free meals will end on the last day of school.  This program has helped many families the last 2 years and we are so grateful for it. Please be prepared for next year regarding the move away from […]

Lorain County 4-H Horse Bowl Teams at State Finals

According to the Ohio State 4-H website, “the objective of Horse Bowl Competition is to provide an opportunity for 4-H members enrolled in horse projects to demonstrate their knowledge of equine-related matters in a competitive setting, where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. We hope that this competition will provide an educational experience for both […]


South Amherst Middle School inducted its 2022 National Junior Honor Society members on May 4, 2022. Initial candidacy for National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)  is determined through academic achievement, specifically, all As and Bs for the first 3 quarters of the school year. These candidates must then submit details of leadership experience, extra-curricular activities, volunteer […]

Firelands FFA Holds 68th Parent-Member Banquet 

This year represents the 68th year for the Firelands FFA Parent-Member Banquet. The banquet was held at the New Russia Township Lodge, there were 300 people that attended the banquet. Families gathered together and had an amazing meal prepared by City Barbecue. The banquet was on April 12th at 6:30 p.m. At this banquet kids […]

FFA CDE 2022 Results

Firelands FFA Success at State Career Development Events Ohio Department of Education explains Career Development Events (CDEs) as educational activities that are organized and conducted to assess student competence in business and industry verified occupational skills, as detailed in the Agricultural and Environmental Content Standards. CDEs are a motivating force that stimulates occupational interests in […]

SAMS PTG: Day of Awesomeness

The South Amherst Middle School Parent Teacher Group (SAMS PTG) recently held a fundraiser with the students from SAMS. They chose Velocity Fundraising’s program, Step it Up, to provide future supplemental opportunities for our students. The project began with an assembly from the company explaining the fundraiser and students received prizes in order to build […]

Community Update: May 12, 2022

Spain 2023 Mrs. Tawil is planning a Spring Break trip to Spain April 7-16, 2023 for art and/or Spanish language students in the classes of 2023 and 2024. This is a great opportunity for students to experience art, history, culture & language in Spain and Europe-in-general. This is also a great opportunity for expanding global […]