Mr. Dustin Wiley again announced as Finalist for Music Educator Grammy

Congratulations to Dustin Wiley on again being named a Quarterfinalist for the 2015 Music Educator Grammy A total of 222 music teachers from 208 cities across 41 states have been announced as quarterfinalists for the second annual Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. In total, more than 7,000 nominations […]

Four to Retire from FLSD

Four employees will say goodbye to the Firelands Local School District with the end of the 2014 academic year.  With them, they take many years of experience working with children and staff members. We wish Ms. Nancy Mitchell, Ms. Marianne Slaton, Ms. Teri Walter, and Mr. Rick Reighley a wonderful and relaxing retirement! We had […]

The Firelands Blog Hits First Milestone

  Thank you to the staff members of the Firelands Local Schools and to our great community – we have reached 10,000 hits on our blog! So many great things are going on within our walls and in our community. The Firelands Blog gives us the opportunity to share the information with you quickly and easily. […]

Free Sports Physical

The Center for Orthopedics in Sheffield Village is once again offering a free sports physical event on June 6, 2014. Reservations are required. First: Call 440-329-2860 no later than Monday, June 2nd to schedule your physical. Next: Go to the school’s web site and download the 2014-2015 Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Consent form. […]

Crime Prevention Tips

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Department has provided a link on their web page that gives excellent crime prevention advice for burglary prevention, avoiding scams, protecting kids and various other threats. According to the Sheriff’s department, the summer months see the majority of home burglaries. Please follow the Burglary Prevention link to see what small changes you can make […]

Living History Museum

Students at SAMS had the unique opportunity to participate in a visit to a living museum on May 27, 2014 at the SAMS gymnasium.  Mrs. Baumbick and Mr. Carlock’s 8th grade history classes organized and executed a living history museum for the second year in a row. Students worked in small groups to research and […]

8th Grade Service Project

In accordance with the Firelands character education program, the eighth grade at SAMS participated in two service projects May 22, 2014.  All eighth grade students did cleaning and landscaping duties at SAMS and at the Evergreen Cemetery across the street.  SAMS teachers coordinate this project with the cemetery board of the Village of South Amherst […]

2014 Track & Field Season Highlight Video

This 2014 FHS Track and Field Season Highlight Video was made possible by time donated from the following people: Video: Toni Jones Photography: Toni Jones ( Brian Crawford, Laurie Beran, Amy Larson, Marnie Lewis and Jackie Flaczynski Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Track Team – PAC Champions! The following athletes will be competing at the […]

Art Students at SAMS Continue to Excel

  Creative SAMS Art students (L-R) Nick Street, Jacob Campbell, Cora Born, Spencer Street, Sarah Drury, Ian Valerius, Olivia Peterson and Austin Linn (not pictured) had paintings, drawings, sculpture, ironwork and collage compositions on display in the Lorain County Elementary-Middle School Art Exhibit at Midway Mall. The annual art show is sponsored by the Educational […]