Press Coverage for week ending January 31, 2015

Girls basketball: Amherst turns to defense to down Firelands HENRIETTA TWP. — A loud and boisterous Firelands student section provided a tournament-like atmosphere for Monday’s non-league girls basketball game against Amherst. The Comets responded by playing playoff-caliber defense, forcing 34 turnovers to fuel a 42-37 win. Click on the headline to read the story by […]

Proposed 2015-2016 Calendar

It is the time of the year when the Firelands Local School District creates the school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year. Next year presents a situation where the typical school start date and the Lorain County Fair fall during the same week. In light of this occurrence, the District created the following calendar option: […]

Community Update – January 29, 2015

Free FAFSA Help at LCCC’s College Goal Sunday Financial Services will host the annual financial aid event “College Goal Sunday” from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8 in the Bass Library Community Resource Center. The free event assists students and parents with completing the FAFSA. The FAFSA is the federal application that is required to receive […]

Press coverage for week ending January 24, 2015

High school boys basketball: Falcons’ defense in last quarter secures victory over Oberlin Knocking the Oberlin offense off track late in the game, Firelands fended off the Phoenix for a 66-51 victory on Jan. 20. Heading into the fourth quarter, Firelands held a eight-point advantage, 47-39. Needing a run to separate themselves from the Phoenix, […]

New Tools to Explain Graduation to Students and Their Families

The Ohio Department of Education posted three new tools to inform parents, students, and/or staff about Ohio’s new graduation requirements. The tools include: a short video, a Power Point explaining more of the details, and a Frequently Asked Questions document. All three items are found at: