Community Update – October 16, 2014

No School

Classes will not be in session on October 17, 2014 due to NEOEA Day. Classes will resume on Monday, October 20, 2014.

Enterovirus (EV-D68)

Enterovirus is one of more that 100 non-polio enteroviruses. This virus was first identified in California in 1962. Every year, millions of children in the United States catch Enteroviruses that can cause coughing, sneezing, and fever. This year, the Enterovirus that is most commonly causing respiratory illness in children across the country is Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68). Take basic steps to keep your child from getting and spreading EV-D68.

To learn more about this virus and to see what you can do to help prevent the spread, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s webpage.

Falcons in Action

Thursday 10/16 V G. Soccer vs Holy Name 7:00 pm (@ St. Ignatius HS if win on Monday)
Friday 10/17 V FB @ Black River 7:00 pm
Saturday 10/18 JV FB vs Black River 10:00 am
Saturday 10/18 V B. Soccer vs Brookside or Vermilion 4:00 pm (@ SAMS—OHSAA Sectional)

Saturday 10/18  HS Boys and Girls Cross Country will start OHSAA Districts  at Lorain County Community College. The boys will run at 1:00 pm and the girls will run at 2:30 pm.

The 7th Grade team finished as the #2 seed and received a first round bye. Their first game will be on Saturday 10/18 at Langston MS in Oberlin with an approximate start time of 10:00 am.

The 8th Grade team finished as the #8 seed and will open the tournament on Thursday 10/16 at the Fairview HS gym against #9 Columbia. Their estimated start time is 6:30 pm.


The Firelands Classes of 2017 and 2018 would appreciate your support on Tuesday, October 21st , for a class fundraiser at Chipotle (901 N. Leavitt Rd Amherst) from 4PM – 8PM. Be sure to take a School Spirit Chipotle Flyer with you. Chipotle Fres and Soph 14!  Hope to see you there!

The 6th annual “Taste of Firelands” will be held on October 25th at Matus Winery. A $25.00 ticket includes  8 wine tastings and light refreshments. A 50/50 drawing, live auctions and many silent auction items will be offered for consideration.   A raffle for OSU tickets will also be drawn at the event. Due to the nature of this event it is an adult only evening. This event is hosted by The Firelands Endowment Committee.

The FAB will be holding their Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at The New Russia Township Hall. Tickets are $ 20.00 and include a German inspired dinner and drinks. Tickets can be purchased from booster club members or Mr. Searight. Due to the nature of the event, 21 and over please.

The MFMB and The Firelands Band Boosters will be hosting the annual 5K Run and Fun Run on Sunday October 19th. MFMB 5K 2014

10/8 – 10/22   Choir Catalog Sale

10/6 – 10/17   SAMS Student Council Braided Bread Sale