Community Update – September 18

FHS Alumni Band

The 2014 Alumni Band performance will be held on October 3, 2014. Rehearsal will be held on October 2th at 7:00 pm in the Firelands High School Band Room. For music or more info please contact Mr. Wiley at and register on the FHS Band page.

Wollybear Festival

The 42nd Annual Woollybear Festival will be held on Sunday, September 28th, in downtown Vermilion. wollybear darkerThe festivities start at 9:00 a.m. and will run to 6:00 p.m. This year attendance is expect at over 150,000 people.

In 1972 the newly-elected officers of the Parent Teachers Association at the Firelands-Florence Township Elementary School in the tiny community of Birmingham in Erie County were looking around for a vehicle to raise funds. They heard about Goddard’s idea of a Woollybear Festival. They contacted him and offered to stage the festival with his help.


Falcons in Action

Thursday 9/18 Golf @ PAC Tourney (Eagle Crk) 8:30 am
Thursday 9/18 V VB vs Oberlin 6:00 pm
Friday 9/19 V FB @ Columbia 7:00 pm
Saturday 9/20 XC @ Firestone Invite (Black Rvr) 8:00 am
Saturday 9/20 JV FB vs Columbia 10:00 am
Saturday 9/20 FR/JV/V VB @ Lorain HS 10:00 am
*Note—This is old Lorain Southview HS *
Saturday 9/20 V / JV B. Soccer @ Edison 11:00 am

Varsity Football Coverage

The varsity football team will have live coverage from  WOBL 1320 and WDLW 1380 tomorrow, September 19th. The Falcons look to increase their record to 4-0! They will travel to Columbia. Kick off is at 7:00 p.m.

The theme for the game is USA! Wear your red, white and blue!

Go Falcons!


 Fundraiser Information

The SAMS Student Council magazine sale and sports/activity charm is still running.  For information about these sales please see the flyer attached or contact Mrs. Ellen Gunderson.

The FES PTG will kick-off its fall fundraiser on September 18, 2014

The Booster Club is holding it’s  annual Athletic Legacy Raffle from 8-31 to 10-31-14

The FFA Meat Raffle will conclude on 9-17-14. For information contact Mrs. Finnegan

The Choir Entertainment Book Sale will conclude on 9-18-14. For information contact Mrs. Johnson