Goodbye to staff members 2017

We would like to say thank you to the following staff members for their many years of   dedication to The Firelands Local Schools.  Please help us in wishing the following people nothing but the best as they leave the halls that they have called home for so many years: Eileen Callahan-Smath Darla Baumbick Andrea Dalton Diane Davis […]

Community Update – June 15, 2017

Teen Driving Laws Change July 1, 2017 During the first 12 months of holding a license teens may not operate a vehicle from midnight – 6 a.m. unless: Accompanied by a parent or guardian Driving to or from work with documentation from the employer Driving to or from an official school-sponsored event or a religious […]

Spring Wrap Up: Athletics, Band, & Choir

Our student athletes and musicians found spring to be a very busy time! The following information has been submitted by our Athletic Director- Mr Ty Stillman, our Choral Director-Mrs. Wendy Johnson, and our Band Directory-Mr. Dustin Wiley, as a season wrap up. Athletics: It was another great spring sports season for the Firelands Falcons! Starting […]

8th Grade Bridging Ceremony

The eight grade bridging ceremony was held on June 6, 2017, in the gymnasium at South Amherst Middle School. The SAMS Falcon Band, led by Band Director Mr. Mike Brawley, played as the one hundred forty-eight students took their seats. Mrs Gomez, Principal at South Amherst Middle School, welcomed the students and their families. She […]

Community Update-June 8, 2017

Summer Meal Program If you have school-aged student(s) in need of breakfast and lunch this summer, simply text “FOOD” to 877877. You will receive a message back with a location closest to you where they can receive free summer meals. Different location are open very close to Firelands! The Falcon Band Fundraiser Lorain County Free […]

FES Bridging Ceremony

The 5th grade students at Firelands Elementary School participated in a Bridging Ceremony on June 6th. Students and parents were invited to the ceremony to celebrate the end of the elementary school days. As a surprise, several students wrote essays to their favorite teachers. They wanted to tell the teachers why the year has been […]

Firelands High School Commencement 2017

June 2, 2017 was a beautiful evening for the 63rd Annual Commencement Exercises in The Falcon Stadium. As is tradition, seniors arrived early to get ready inside FHS.     After the entrance procession and students were seated, Senior Class President, Elizabeth Skolnik and class speakers; Emily Wagner, Matthew Brightbill and Sarah Slack welcomed everyone […]

Locker Clean Out for a Cause- June, 2017

Firelands Local Schools participated in the second annual Locker Clean Out for a Cause. Students placed items that they no longer wanted, such as used pencils or notebooks that still had some useful life, in a collections box. Items collected would normally have been thrown out by the students. Meanwhile, bus drivers had collected the […]