Community Update – May 31, 2018

Fit Walks & Movies In The Park

Moives in the Park

Head Start is coming to FES


Click here to learn more about Head Start!

Teacher Appreciation Day at The Lake Erie Crushers Stadium is August 21st!

Teacher Appreciaion Night at Crushers Stadium

Principals in each building had the opportunity to recognize a teacher for their outstanding contribution to the classroom. These 3 teachers will receive a pair of tickets and recognition at an upcoming Lake Erie Crushers game!

The Firelands Local School District, The Friends of Firelands, and The Lake Erie Crushers are proud to announce that Ms. Robin Bennett, Ms. Kassie Davis, and Ms. Olivia Krumwiede will be recognized at the August 21st game.

The Lake Erie Crushers has offered our community the chance to purchase a limited number of discounted tickets for this game! If you would like to purchase one of these tickets simply log onto:…/web/logingroup1.php…
and use the password: Firelands18
before they are sold out.

Congratulations to our teachers! We look forward to celebrating with them in August!

Celebrating South Amherst

SA Crusie In 2018



Game Night at Missionary Baptist


South Amherst Centennial Picnic

SA Centennial Picinic

Parents Who Host


Salvation Army Rummage Sale

Salvation Army Rummage Sale 2018

Vermilion Salvation Army is collecting items for the Annual Rummage Sale. Donations at the rear door Tues thru Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. We are in need of more household items, home decor, and children’s toys.

Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University Summer 2018

What if you knew where all of your money was going each month? What if you were debt-free, investing and making wise spending decisions? With Dave Ramsey’s class Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money and start planning for your future.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) returns to Henrietta United Methodist this Summer! Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 starting June 5th. Class materials (membership) may be purchased online. Childcare is provided. For more class information, please feel free to reach out to Julene at:

South Amherst Alumni Scholarship

If you are a graduating senior with a parent or grandparent who graduated from South Amherst High School, you are eligible to apply for the South Amherst Alumni Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a high-achieving senior who has shown leadership in his/her school or community.

Return the completed application to Barbara Standen, 915 Milan Ave., Amherst, OH 44001, NO LATER THAN JUNE 22, 2018. Along with this application form, please include a copy of the acceptance letter from the university you plan to attend in the Fall of 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Barb at 440-988- 3505.

The scholarship(s) will be presented at the annual South Amherst High School Alumni Banquet to be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at the New Russia Township Hall in Oberlin, Ohio. You will be notified beforehand whether you are a chosen recipient and as such will be a guest at the banquet. Applications are available at the Firelands Board Of Education Office, Monday – Friday, 7:30 -3:30 or below:

South Amherst Alumni Scholarship 2018

Free Bowling program offered 

Kids Bowl Free

As a gift from Rebman Recreation to your family, we’d like to invite each child into the Kids Bowl Free program. Every child enrolled will receive two free bowling games every day, all summer! That’s a $500 value! (Standard Shoe Rental Rates Apply.) Sign up today!
To Sign up:
For more information, call us at 440)282-6761

 Summer Reading Program – Amherst Library

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Summer Reading Flyer Amherst Public Library 2018


Free Sports Physical

Free Physical 2018

It’s time to plan for your student’s Free Sports Physical from Center For Orthopedics and University Hospitals! Our 10th annual event is Friday, June 8th.

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Free Inclusive Football Clinic

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Download the flyer here:Legends Clinic (003)_1

Camp Dulcis

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Download the flyer here: Camp Dulcis full page flyer – poster

Firelands All Year Reunion

All Year Class Reunion 2018

2018-2019 School Year

The first day of school for students in grades 1-12 will be August 28, 2018. Please download the 2018-19 official calendar below:


In Case You Missed It

Alumni Update – May 2018

Student Achievement – May 2018

School Immunization Requirements for 2018-19

Press Coverage

Firelands’ Blake Ruffner hopes to make the most of state track meet


This will be our last Community Update for the 2017-2018 school year. Wishing everyone a safe and relaxing summer!