Community Update – February 7, 2019

Friends of Firelands Celebration

Fof Tickets 2019

The 4th annual Friends of Firelands Celebrate Firelands Dinner will be held on March 9th from 6 to 11 pm at New Russia Township Hall. A buffet dinner will be served from 6 to 7:30 pm.

There will be a 50/50 Raffle, Basket Raffles, Live Entertainment from the band Men of Steele, and Games. Tickets are $25 person.

You may purchase your tickets in the office of each building or email us at

Tickets will also be available at the Home Basketball Games this Friday and Saturday.


Firelands Band Boosters: February 9th

FBB fundraiser 2019

CCP Meeting: February 13th


CCP INFORMATIONAL MEETING (Rescheduled)—FHS will be hosting the annual College Credit Plus Informational Meeting on Tuesday evening, February 12th, in the Library Media Center at 6 pm. All are invited and students and parents who are enrolling in CCP for the first time are required to attend this informational meeting. Plenty of information will be presented on the positives, and challenges of participating in the CCP program. Representatives from LCCC and BG-Firelands are scheduled to attend. This meeting is a rescheduled date from last week, when school was cancelled due to the cold weather.

FFA Strawberry Sale

Strawberries FFA 2019

The Firelands FFA will once again be offering Florida Strawberries. The sale ends February 12th.

  • A full flat with 8 containers is $24
  • A half flat with 4 containers is $12

See any Firelands FFA member or email Mrs. Finnegan at: to place an order.

Mattress Sale at FHS – February 16th

mattress fundraiser 2019

Sale is open to the public and will be located at SAMS.

FHS ACT Day- March 6, 2019

Junior SAT Day is Wednesday, March 6th. This test is free, and pre-registration will occur with Ms. Cozza. All JVS students will attend FHS that day for this free college test. Read more in Mr. Maver’s newsletter.

FHS Choirs Winter Concert Update

schedule change 2

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.

SAMS Tumbler Sale

SAMS students are currently selling Tritan Tumblers in custom and variety styles. All tumblers are 22oz and are $20 each. Proceeds from the sale benefits all SAMS students. The sale ends on February 20th. Please see any SAMS student or call (440) 986-7021 to place an order.

Free Tax Prep

Tax season is upon us and the partners of the Lorain County Free Tax Prep Coalition are ready to help thousands in our county with free, high quality tax return preparation and filing services. Click here to read more from Lorain

LCCC Hosts Interview Skills Workshop

Lorain County Community College’s Career Services will hold a free interviewing skills workshop, “Ace the Interview,” from 2-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 in The Bass Library/Community Resource Center in room 210. Guests will learn everything they need to know about interviewing, from preparation and planning and what to wear, to what questions to ask and how to follow up.
Workshops are free and open to the public.

To register, call Career Services at (440) 366-4076 or visit

Lorain County Community College is located at 1005 North Abbe Rd., Elyria, Ohio.

Health and Wellness

Helping Children Cope with Trauma: Parenting Kids and Teens After a Traumatic Event

The intense, confusing, and frightening emotions that follow a traumatic event or natural disaster can be even more pronounced in children—whether they directly experienced the traumatic event or were repeatedly exposed to horrific media images after the fact.  Click here to read the full article as posted by The Nord Center.

FHS Falcons in Action

Wed Feb 6 G JV/V BB @ Brookside 6 pm
Thr Feb 7 VG BB v Christian Comm. School 7:30 pm
Fri Feb 8 B JV/V BB v Fairview 6 pm
Sat Feb 9 PAC Wrestling Championships 9 am
@ Buckeye HS
Sat Feb 9 B JV/V BB v Open Door 6 pm
Sun Feb 10 Bowling @ Medina Sectional 9 am
Tue Feb 12 CCP Meeting (Library Media Center) 6 pm
Wed Feb 13 G JV/V BB @ Keystone 6 pm
Wed Feb 13 Winter Band Concert 7 pm
Fri Feb 15 B JV/V BB @ Brookside 6 pm
Sat Feb 16 G V BB Sectional Game 1 pm
Sat Feb 16 Winter Formal 7—10 pm
Thr Feb 21 GV BB Sectional Game (TBD) 7 pm
Fri Feb 22 B JV/V BB @ Keystone 6 pm
Sat Feb 23 Sectional Wrestling @ Bay 9:30 am

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