Community Update – February 12, 2015

Community support is needed

The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at SAMS on February 13th from 3:00-8:00 p.m.  Please help us meet our goal of 24 units of blood.  If you are able to participate, you will be someone’s hero! If the goal is reached, Mr. Spagnola will allow the students to have a celebration day! Please see the download for additional information or visit the RED CROSS

Blood Drive Form.

No School – Long Weekend

Students will have a four day weekend! Friday, February 13th is a Professional Development Day and Monday, February 16th is Presidents’ Day.  School will not be in session on February 13th or February 16th. School will resume on Tuesday, February 17th.

Free Tax Preparation Services Available throughout Greater Lorain County

February 4, 2015 — The Lorain County Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition is helping individuals and families save money by providing free tax preparation and access to tax credits through different programs across Greater Lorain County.

Please click the headline to read the full article.


The Parents for a Safe After-Prom Environment are now selling tickets, horses and advertisements for their annual Night at The Races on Saturday, February 21st at the New Russia Township Hall.

Doors open at 6:00 and racing starts at 7:00 Tickets are only $20 for a night of fun, food and raffles!

Contact Bob and Jean Danicki, ( or jdanicki@ Tammy Stanley, Shari Wasem, Heather Lipscomb, Kathy Sklarek or Jeanne Kasper for tickets, information or advertising. The event is held for those 21 and over.


Firelands Band 4th Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser: The Firelands Band will be sponsoring our 4th annual mattress sale on Saturday, February 14, 2015.  This fundraising group has raised over $1 million for NE Ohio schools since 2005!

FHS Band Mattress Fundraiser 2015

Falcons in Action

Friday Feb 13 Professional Day (NO Students)
Friday Feb 13 Boys JV/V BB vs Wellington 6:00 pm
Saturday Feb 14 Girls JV/V BB vs Black River 1:00 pm
Sunday Feb 15 Sectional Bowling at Brunswick Lanes 9:00am
Monday Feb 16 President’s Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)
Thursday Feb 19 Winter Band Concert 7:00 pm