Alumni Update – April 2017

Cody Northeim – Class of 2012 As a Lorain County Sheriff’s Deputy, Cody Northeim’s work week can have a wide range of duties. Lorain County spans over 400 miles and the Deputies provide law enforcement for over 63,000 people. As any law enforcement officer, Northeim is dedicated to protecting the people that he serves. Northeim had […]

Netflix Series “13 Reasons Why”

Parents and Guardians, A recently released series on Netflix called “13 Reasons Why” explores youth suicide in a manner that has raised concerns from many mental health professionals and organizations.  The show is gaining in popularity with its 13 hour-long segments that includes topics such as sexual assault, bullying, sharing inappropriate pictures online, drug use, […]

FEA Scholarship Award Winner

The Firelands Education Association Scholarship Award Winner In order to win the FEA Scholarship, the winner has to write an essay about a problem that they see in today’s world, and what they personally would do to solve the problem.  This year’s winner wrote about Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, or TTTS.  Occurring in only identical twins, […]

Community Update – April 27, 2017

Host Families Needed Principal Maver and the Rotary Club of Oberlin are very excited to WELCOME an International Student to the Firelands School District arriving August of 2017. We are currently seeking host families in the Firelands School District. If you could open your home for 3 to 4 months and welcome this person as […]

Senior Honor Awards Ceremony

Seniors that achieved academic excellence at the conclusion of the seventh semester of high school were invited to the first annual Senior Honor Awards Ceremony. Counselors Mrs. Diane Zimmer and Mrs. Katelynn Goss, and Principal Mr. Robert Maver, hosted the event on April 25th at 6:30 pm at Firelands High School. These students were recognized […]

Mr. Moyer Receives CenturyLink Grant

Mr. Thomas Moyer has been chosen as the winner of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant. The program, which has been offered since 2008, awards grants to schools in CenturyLink’s local service areas on behalf of teachers who have developed specific plans to innovatively implement technology in their classroom.   Mr. […]

63rd Annual FFA Banquet

The 63rd Firelands FFA banquet was held on April 11, 2017 at the New Russia Township Hall. Almost 300 people were in attendance for this annual event. Sean Miller, FFA President called the meeting to order. The 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Firelands Offer Teams are as follows: 2017-2018                 […]

Oberlin Choristers Children’s Honors Choir

Each year in March nearly 200 singers from around Northeast Ohio in grades 4-6 are recommended by their school music teachers to participate in Oberlin Choristers Children’s Honors Choir. This year’s honor choir celebrated its 20th anniversary. The singers came together on Saturday March 18,2017 in the Historic Finney Chapel to create beautiful music.  This […]