Alumni Update-February 2017

Kayla Fowler Congratulations to graduate Kayla Fowler, BSN, RN (Class of 2013). Kayla graduated from Ashland University and has accepted a full-time RN position at Mount Carmel West in Columbus.             Jeb Larson Officer Jeb Larson recently accepted a position as a police officer for Wellington, Ohio. Jeb is a […]

Steak Fry Tickets

There are still tickets available for the Steak Fry on March 4th!   After the huge success of the “We are Firelands Steak Fry” held last year, the teachers, support staff, and administration have banned together to create a non-profit organization called “Friends of Firelands”. This organization will positively support our staff, students, and community […]

Robotic Competition Wrap Up

VEX Titan Qualifier Results Announcement 1617 On February 17th, the first ever Falcons Robotics team traveled to Lorain High school to compete in the VEX Titan Qualifier.  Through a team effort their Falconbot robots  ranked 27 and 28 while outscoring over 60 more experienced, high school and middle school teams from all over the state […]

Community Update – February 23, 2017

Free Yoga! LCCC hosts United We Seat Yoga classes from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. every Saturday in the Ewings Center. Ages 13 and older please. DESCRIPTION: A free yoga class will be held every Saturday from January 16 through March 12 in PE 105. The event is part of the United We Sweat campaign. The […]

Tri-M Music Honor Society

Tri- M Music Honor Society   Firelands High School Chapter 6986     The Tri-M Music Honor Society® is a program of NAfME which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy.  There are more than 1,800 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students.  Each year, these students contribute more […]


The Story: In the late 1980s and early 1990s, friends in Manhattan’s East Village struggle to build the lives of their dreams. Pennilessness, drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, social tension, and political unrest, among other hardships, challenge the group physically and emotionally. Facing the problems head on, they make personal self-discoveries and find what really matters most […]

FES learning project: Honduras

From the desk of Mrs. Choe: Our second grade students in Miss Andorka and Mrs. Jaskwiecz’s class participated in SKYPE communication with students in Honduras as a culminating activity to a unit in Social Studies Class.  Miss Andorka coordinated the communication with Miss Mary Lane who teaches 4th grade students.  Our second grade students learned […]

Community Update – February 16, 2017

Friends of Firelands Steak Fry The 2nd annual steak fry by The Friends of Firelands will be held on March 4th. Tickets are available at every FLSD building and also through reservation at This event sold out last year and we expect the same this year!  Raffle items are amazing and we have a […]

Update from the Superintendent

From the desk of Superintendent Mike Von Gunten: We Are Listening South Amherst Middle School and Firelands High School have served our community well, but the educational and financial challenges of maintaining a 107-year-old and 63-year old building continue to grow. Antiquated boilers, roof repairs, inefficient windows and doors, leaky plumbing, dim lighting, failing electrical […]

Every Student Succeeds Act

Join us and learn how Ohio has drafted education policy in response to The Every Student Succeeds Act and how Lorain County superintendents are responding. Your input and feedback is critical in helping educators address policy that will impact all students. Everyone is welcome at Avon High School on February 22nd. Contact Superintendent Mike Von Gunten […]