Community Update – January 24, 2019

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.

No School

School will not be in session on February 18th due to President’s Day.


The next PSAPE (Parents for a Safe After-Prom Experience) Meeting is Wednesday, January 30th 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.

Upcoming Parent-Teacher Conferences

Mark your calendars for the P/T Conferences on February 21st for K-12 students.


College Credit Plus Meeting: January 30th at FHS


There will be a College Credit Plus meeting for parents of 7th -12th graders who are interested in learning about college classes available through LCCC and BGSU Firelands on January 30th at Firelands High School at 6:00 in the library.


Weight Loss

The 7 Best Weight Loss Tips from Cleveland Clinic Dietitians.

Indoor Walking Opportunities

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LCJVS Open House

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The annual Lorain County JVS Open House is expected to draw over 2,000 prospective students and their parents on Sunday, January 27, from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm.
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Brunch with a Farmer

The sixth annual Brunch with a Farmer will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 in the Culinary Lobby of the Lorain County Community College Spitzer Conference Center, sponsored by the Lorain County Farm Bureau and LCCC.
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Lorain County Metro Parks

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NOW HIRING energetic and friendly employees to join our customer service team. Part-Time positions available.

Sign ups have started for Summer Effective Leadership Academy at SAMS!

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Registration for Effective Leadership Academy’s 2019 Camp LEAD is now open at Camp LEAD, for 5th-8th graders, is offered at various school and community locations across Greater Cleveland and in Annapolis, Maryland. ELA’s week-long day camp is full of custom designed activities, allowing campers to work on their
social-emotional skills and leadership development. A new curriculum every year provides a unique, fulfilling experience for new and returning campers.

Click here to read the press release: 2019 ela summer camp

All Years FHS Class Reunion

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South Amherst Fire Department 

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Homes For Sale in Firelands District

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9394 Grand Oak Drive, Amherst.  Realtor Sonsee Schramm from Howard Hanna has listed a home for sale that is within our district. This stunning Ranch on 2.22 acres in Firelands Schools is located in the Mantle Rock Estates! The partially wooded lot backs up to the Metro Parks and is home to the 2nd largest Oak in the State of Ohio and the largest Oak in Lorain County! Call Sonsee

Oberlin Heritage Center

ohc logoThis spring, OHC staff will offer two sessions of Spring Break camps for local elementary students with the intriguing theme of “Horrible Histories and Promising Progress.”  Through many engaging hands-on activities, children will learn about some of the people and events of the past that were truly terrible, and learn how they pushed people to make improvements, for themselves and the world around them.  For additional information and registration forms – please see below:

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FHS Falcons in Action

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
Mon Jan 28 G JV/V BB v Fairview 6 pm
Tue Jan 29 FHS Lifeshare Blood Drive (Gym) 7:30 am
Tue Jan 29 B JV/V BB v Vermilion 6 pm
Wed Jan 30 Bowling v N. Ridgeville (Grafton Lns) 4:30 pm
Wed Jan 30 G JV/V BB @ Black River 6 pm
Thr Jan 31 Wrestling—PAC Dbl Duals—HOME 6:30 pm
Fri Feb 1 B JV/V BB @ Black River 6 pm
Sat Feb 2 G JV/V BB @ Columbia 1 pm
Sat Feb 2 B JV/V BB @ Edison 5 pm
Mon Feb 4 Bowling v Wellington (Bwick Lns) 4:30 pm
Mon Feb 4 G JVV BB v Mapleton 6 pm
Tue Feb 5 B JV/V BB @ Columbia 6 pm