Press Coverage – May 16, 2015

It is another great week of Press Coverage for the FLSD! Our thanks to The Amherst News Times, The Morning Journal and The Chronicle Telegram for their support!  Click the headline of each article and you will be taken to the original information.

Von Gunten gets Firelands super job

Michael Von Gunten was hired Monday to serve as superintendent of the Firelands Schools.

From a pool of 24 applicants, and following a very short round of interviews, he was chosen in a unanimous vote of the board of education.

“It is clear to me there is no better candidate to lead this district,” said outbound superintendent Robert Hill. “He bleeds Firelands.”

2015 Lorain International Festival: Meet the princesses

This year marks the 49th annual Lorain International Festival and Bazaar, a colorful week-long event, June 22-28, celebrating the rich ethnic diversity that makes Lorain the International City.

Best of luck Katie Iwanek & Olivia Harasty!

H.S. Baseball: Firelands earns share of elusive PAC Stars crown with win over Clearview

It took the Falcons four innings to get rolling on offense Thursday, but they put up seven runs over the final three innings to post a 7-0 Patriot Athletic Conference crossover win against Clearview to clinch a Stars Division co-championship with Keystone. Both went 13-3 in PAC play.

Please click the headline to read what James Brady, FHS alumnus and CT reporter, had to say about our Falcons!

High school track and field: Firelands coach Greg Northeim bids adieu

As the track and field season comes to a close, so will the coaching career of Firelands track and field head coach Greg Northeim.

Northeim will retire after 35 years teaching in the Firelands School District and 25 years of coaching track and field.


Young Authors’ Conference at Lorain County Community College offers student-oriented workshops

Award-winning authors Chris Grabenstein andMarilyn Sadler sparked lively imaginations and led adventuresome writers’ workshops with students in grades three through eight May 12 at Lorain County Community College.


High school track and field notes: Breaking down the conference meets

The track conference championship season is underway this week as teams vie to not only take the title, but also seek to have momentum as they head into district competition next week. Here’s what to expect from local teams and what athletes to watch in their respective conferences.