Community Update – March 7, 2019

Falcon Showcase: Tonight – March 7th!

Falcon Showcase

The Falcon Showcase is finally here! Tonight our students will take part in a K-12 event that will highlight what they have learned in classrooms and clubs. Listen to the students explain their programs! Students will also have the opportunity to learn about classes, sports or clubs that they might want to take part in next year!  Don’t miss this extremely popular night at FHS!


Spring Forward

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Fine Arts Festival: April 6, 2019

The greatest K-12 event in the district is back at full strength this year at a new date and place. Saturday April 6 from noon until 4pm the Firelands High School gymnasium and cafeteria will be transformed into a celebration of visual art and vocal and instrumental music performances. Live music, a massive art exhibition, a student art bazaar, refreshments and hands-on activities are what you know and love about this great community event. Contact Laura Tawil (FHS art teacher) if your school-based group would like to be a refreshment vendor or for clean-up. <

Prince & Princess Breakfast: March 23

Pancake Flyer 2019

Download the Prince and Princess Pancake breakfast flyer here: Pancake Flyer 2019


Cleveland Clinic: 6 ingredients our dietitians suggest for a healthy smoothie!

Click here to read the article from the Cleveland Clinic.



Alcoholism is a disease that affects all members of the family, whether they drink or not. For the family members, it can lead to feelings of hopelessness, loneliness, fear, and blame. In Alateen, teenagers find out that they are not alone and that there are others their age dealing with similar issues. With time they also find different ways to handle their feelings and emotions and how to deal with the difficult situations they may face. Alateen Online Chat is available!

Find out more about the Alateen program at


Know! The Facts on Youth Suicide

Suicide is now the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults ages 12-24, second only to accidental death; and for every suicide, there are 100-200 suicide attempts. Click here to learn more.


Cedar Point Tickets at Reduced Cost

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Looking to visit Cedar Point for a single day or two day visit? These are the tickets for you! Visit the web page for more information!

Parents for a Safe After-Prom Environment

PSAPE present Night at the Races on March 30th, 2019 at New Russia Township Hall. Tickets are $25 each, and include dinner & beverages.  For tickets, or to be a sponsor contact Terri Hewlett 440.343.6958 – or Ty Grude –

Share The Love Food Drive Update

share the lovehe final results are in for the Share the Love Food Drive sponsored by the Firelands FFA, Firelands Alumni, & Firelands Schools. Firelands High School brought in an estimated one ton (2000 lbs.) of food, South Amherst Middle donated about 210 pounds, Firelands Elementary donated around 1000 lbs, and the BOE and Firelands Alumni had about 100 lbs. In total, the donations have a retail value of about $5,560 and will provide around 2800 meals to people in our school district, according to Feeding America. Thank you so much to everyone that helped with the food drive!

The top donating classes in each building will receive a breakfast curtiosity of The Friends of Firelands. Congratulations to:

  • FES: Mrs. Morris’s class
  • SAMS: Mr. Carlock’s class
  • FHS: Mrs. Finnegan’s class

In addition, we would like to thank Miller’s Orchards for hauling all of the food in their box truck. We appreciate your time and assistance!



Job opening for part-time bookkeeper at the Law Office of Jack W. Bradley in Lorain. 
Call (440) 244-1811 to inquire.

Ohio Turnpike Commission:

Individuals who are interested in being considered for employment with the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission should follow the instructions indicated under their position of interest. It is the policy of the Commission to only accept applications during posted vacancies. Click here to see the openings.


FHS Falcons in Action

Thr—Sat Mar 7-9 Division II State Wrestling at OSU Times vary
Fri Mar 8 Choir at OMEA Large Group @ Elyria TBD
Sat Mar 9 Band at OMEA Large Group @ Westlake TBD
Wed Apr 3 Part I—ELA I and II 7:30 am
Thr Apr 4 Part II—ELA I and II 7:30 am
Tue Apr 9 Part I—Algebra & Geometry 7:30 am
Wed Apr 10 Part II—Algebra & Geometry 7:30 am
Thr Apr 11 Both Parts—Biology 7:30 am
Fri Apr 12 Both Parts—US History 7:30 am