FHS Announces New Principal

Robert E. Maver Jr.: High School Principal Firelands Local Schools is proud to announce Robert Maver has been selected as the Principal of Firelands High School beginning with the 2014-2015 school year.  Maver replaces Rick Reighley who will retire this year. Maver received his B.S. in Mathematics from Ohio University (1987), his Secondary Licensure from […]

Natalie Saylor places first with team in State Road-e-o competition!

School bus drivers throughout Ohio participate in regional Road-e-o competitions each May, designed to test and increase their operational and safety skills. Top participants at each regional Road-e-o move on to compete at the state-level competition. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation,participants who score 80 percent or more of the total possible points at […]

Angelina Rivera wins Best Young Author in Lorain County!

Lorain County Educational Service Center’s Gifted Consortium once again coordinated the Young Authors’ Writers and Illustrators Contest and Conference.  For the first time the contest and conference were open to gifted eighth grade students.  The challenge was to write and/or illustrate books using the theme “A quest for Power.”  Eight eighth graders from Mrs. Post’s […]

SAMS Soap Box Derby Team

On Saturday, May 17th, the South Amherst Middle School Falcons Racing Team participated for the first time ever in the Gravity Racing Challenge at the infamous Derby Downs soap box race track in Akron, Ohio.  The 7th grade team consisting of Isaac Sultzer (driver), Isabel Solowiej, Sarah Drury, Hannah Temple, Sawyer Bayus, and Arianna Reyna, […]

SAMS students earn OAA celebration

Once again, the students at SAMS  worked hard  to do well on their OAA tests.  This year the students that focused on their education and utilized good test taking strategies had the opportunity to earn tickets to an all school  reward celebration.  Tickets were earned by being respectful when teachers were conducting classroom lessons, completing […]

Art Project developed by Student Cora Born

7th grade student, Cora Born, created the concept for the art project that is currently on display in the main showcase at SAMS. A Show of Hands is a multiple grade level artistic collaboration. Cora presented the vision for this project and then  pinpointed the unsolved problems. She worked with students across the grade levels […]

Sporting event schedule – season wrap up

The following schedule is for all spring sports Pending Weather  Changes! Friday – May 16 – V Softball – OHSAA Sectional – @ Clearview – 4:30 pm Saturday – May 17 – V Baseball – @ Wellington – 10:00 am Monday – May 19 – JV Baseball – @ Columbia – 4:30 pm Monday – May […]