SAMS Band Students attend a Performance

On Monday, September 23 the South Amherst Middle School band students attended a performance by the Metropolitan Brass Quintet. The quintet has been performing together for the last 25 years locally and nationally and is composed of professional musicians residing in the Cleveland. The students were exposed to a vast number of musical styles including […]

SAMS Cake Decorating Contest

Ms. Sullivan’s 7th Grade Work and Family students have just completed this year’s 4th Annual Cake Decorating Contest!   This introductory level unit is designed for all learners and is the first stepping-stone for aspiring professional cake designers! Students are encouraged to explore and experiment with a wide range of tools and materials in this hands-on […]

FES Preamble Project

On Sept. 17th, Constitution Day, the second grade classes spent some time discussing what the constitution is and the importance of this document. To turn this concept into more relatable terms for the students we read the book We the Kids The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States written by David Catrow. This […]

SAMS New Student Breakfast

There are twenty-three new students enrolled at South Amherst Middle School this 2013-2014 school year!  This morning, School Counselors, Mrs. Novak and Ms. Sullivan, hosted a New Student Breakfast to follow-up with all new students and to give them the opportunity to interact with their peers.  This was a wonderful chance to provide insightful and […]

Peers and Career class at FHS

In Peers and Careers class, Ms. Bennett asked each student to name a career that they are interested in at this moment in time. It is her goal to bring in a guest speaker for each of the students  ideas so that they may hear first-hand about that career choice.  The first  guest speaker, The […]

SAMS students utilize Fatal Vision technology

Last week students in Mrs. Novak’s Teen Talk Class were given the opportunity to experience Fatal Vision® Impairment Goggles. These goggles are a hands-on prevention tool used to educate people of all ages about the consequences of alcohol misuse and abuse. These goggles use a special lens technology that allows the wearer to experience a […]

“Band on the Run” 5K and 1 mile fun run

This year the Firelands Band is trying a new fundraiser to help purchase badly needed instruments. We are currently in need of new Concert Tubas that are almost $7,000 a piece and we need 5 of them! We also have a need for around $135,000 of other instruments that are so old they have outlived […]

Falcon on The Fly Kickoff!

On Wednesday, September 18th we kicked off the seventh year of Falcons on the Fly, a walking/jogging program for all students.  A huge thanks to the Firelands Elementary PTG and Bettcher Industries for making this program possible! We enjoyed having the FHS marching band, Falcon mascot, and high school athletes celebrate with us.  Thanks also […]

SAMS Walk-a-Thon

The SAMS PTG hosted a Walk-a-Thon on September 17th, 2013 to support students and staff. The students walked through the village of South Amherst with PTG members and teachers for approximately a mile. This annual event encourages our students to get enough exercise and choose healthy foods. Miller and Rex Lee Orchards provided apples and […]