FES students participate in “Hour of Code”

The goal of this year’s Computer Science Education Week’s (CSEW) initiative “Hour of Code,” is to see if students can become interested in coding within an hour.  CSEW has been going on since 2009, but this year nonprofit Code.org took over and put the focus on getting kids interested in computer science. The nonprofit recruited […]

Students at SAMS participate in Mock Trial

Students at The Lorain County Justice Center On December 6, 2013, students from Mrs. Post’s 8th grade Advanced Language Arts class participated in a Mock Trial that was held at the Lorain County Justice Center in Elyria, OH. This was an event that simulated an actual courtroom trial with students playing all of the key […]

FHS starts a book club

Student inspired book club starts at FHS.  The newly formed book club at FHS is led by Ms. Notarberardino.  She said, “This club was entirely the idea of students.  As several English teachers have implemented a new reading program into our curriculum, we have noticed our students’ increased enthusiasm for reading.  One of the books […]

SAMS has a guest speaker from the Genesis House

As part of Mrs. Novak’s Teen Talk class, a guest speaker from the Genesis House spoke to 7th and 8th students at SAMS last week. Ms. Meg McIntyre, Manager of Community Education, talked with our students about healthy relationships vs abusive relationships. She was able to talk with the students specifically about healthy teen relationships. Prior to her […]

SAMS Winter Choir Concert

The 7th and 8th Grade Choirs presented their Winter Concert at SAMS on December 4th under the guidance of Mrs. Wendy Johnson. The seventh graders started the evening with Once Again It’s Christmas. The students  incorporated traditional Christmas music with dance and they even added an entertaining and fast paced version of Scrooge! Scrooge! Scrooge! […]

FES Persuasive Writing Projects – Miss Barr’s Language Arts Class

Stand Up For Firelands Schools !   Miss Barr’s Language Arts class developed and presented Persuasive Writing Power Point Projects comparing Firelands Schools to another school district in our area, comparing and contrasting “boasting points” of both schools using school websites as well as superintendent messages found on the internet.  Student research and writing, of course, supported […]

A minute with Mrs. Kaminski

Mrs. Mary Kaminski is a familiar face around Firelands, but did you know that she has been working with the FLSD since 1998? She started as an aide at FES and later moved to FHS. In 2012 she became the special education clerk and remains in that position today. Mrs. Kaminski said, “The thing that […]

SAMS PTG Frosty Fundraiser

Help the SAMS PTG this holiday season and treat yourself to a Frosty from Wendy’s!  With the purchase of a Wendy’s Frosty Card (for only $1.00) every time you purchase something from Wendy’s you will receive a Free Junior Frosty! Cards must be preordered with the attached form. Turn your form and $ 1.00 into […]