Community Update – January 17, 2019

Military Night at FHS

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Join us at FHS on January 18th as FLSD, in conjunction with OHSAA, recognizes Ohio Military Night. We will be recognizing active and retired military just before the start of the varsity game.  In addition, we will be collecting donations and running a 50-50 raffle to benefit the Valor Home, which serves homeless veterans in Lorain County.  Anyone that donates an item and purchases a ticket for the game, will receive a voucher to attend a future Firelands event for free.  See the flyers posted in the hallways for a list of needed items.  We hope to see everyone come out and support our local military as well as our boys’ basketball team!

Prom Fundraiser at Ziggy’s on January 22nd

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No School

FLSD will not be in session on Monday, January 21st, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

FHS Choirs Winter Concert Update

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The FHS Winter Choir Concert has been rescheduled. The concert will now take place on February 25, 2019. The concert was originally scheduled on February 11th. Please plan on attending this free event on February 25th at FHS.

Parents for a Safe After Prom

The next PSAPE (Parents for a Safe After-Prom Experience) Meeting is Wednesday, January 30 at 6:30 at SAMS. Volunteers are still needed to help. If you’d like to purchase a ticket for Night at the Races, please contact Terri Hewlett at 440-343-6958.

Recall Notice/Pet Food

NORTHEAST OHIO, OH (WOIO) – The FDA has recalled several brands of dry dog food, and is alerting dog owners and veterinary professionals alike.

The recall was issued after the FDA received complaints that the dogs consuming the potentially tainted food experienced vitamin D toxicity. Click here to follow link.

Lorain County Sheriff Snow Declaration Levels

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Erie County Sheriff’s Road Advisory Levels

The Sheriff’s Office utilizes standardized winter road condition advisory levels to inform the public about the general condition of roadways throughout the county during a winter storm, particularly in the rural areas. Localized geographical areas within the county may experience better–or worse–road conditions then those listed in a given advisory level. Please monitor weather forecasts and/or information broadcast over or printed in local media outlets before you determine whether to venture out on the roadways. Please do not call the Sheriff’s Office to make general inquiries about road conditions–our dispatchers are very busy, particularly during a winter storm. Thank you for your cooperation.

Level 1 – Roadways are hazardous due to accumulated snow or ice. Drive cautiously.

Level 2 – Roadways are hazardous due to blowing and drifting snow and/or ice cover. Only those who believe it is necessary to drive should be on the roadways. Contact your employer to determine if you should report to work.

Level 3 – Roadways are closed to all non-emergency travel due to extremely hazardous conditions. No one should be on the roadway unless it is absolutely essential to travel. Those operating vehicles on the roadway for non-emergency reasons may be subject to arrest.


vaping is dangerous

Great short clip on vaping for parents. Please take a minute to learn why vaping is so attractive to our kids:

Florence Twp Fire Department

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SNOWFLAKE HIKE AND CRAFT: Saturday January 19th 11am.  Hopefully just before theLorain county metro park weather sets in, we will walk the garden talking about winter and snow and return to make snowflake crafts for home.

KIDS GROUNDHOG DAY CRAFT: Saturday February 2nd 10am.   Learn if these cute yet potentially damaging critters can actually predict the weather. Craft, story and a ground-hog treat! P

CLASSIC VALENTINES CRAFT: Saturday February 9th 2pm.  Study 19th century techniques of Valentines and create some of your own. This craft is for ALL AGES. Pre-register by 2/7 at

Pre-register by 1/31 at

The Firelands Express

The online edition of The Firelands Express is ready! Click here to keep up with everything Firelands.

FHS Falcons in Action

Thr Jan 17 WR—PAC Dbl Dual @ Brooklyn 6:30 pm Fri Jan 18 B JV/V BB v Buckeye 6 pm Sat Jan 19 G JV/V BB v Fairview 1 pm
Mon Jan 21 MLK Day—NO SCHOOL
Tue Jan 22 B JV/V BB v Clearview 6 pm
Wed Jan 23 Bowling v Keystone (Brunswick Lns) 4:30 pm
Wed Jan 23 G JV/V BB v Wellington 6 pm
Thr Jan 24 WR—PAC Dbl Duals @ Black River 6:30 pm
Fri Jan 25 B JV/V BB v Wellington 6 pm
Sat Jan 26 G JV/V BB v Clearview 1 pm
Mon Jan 28 Bowling v Black River (Grafton Lns) 4:30 pm