Holiday Preview Wrap Up!

The 2nd Annual Holiday Preview was held at Firelands High School on December 8, 2016. This community event is quickly becoming a favorite holiday tradition! Although the weather was not as warm as we had hoped, we were pleased that our attendance easily doubled from last year! Retired staff members and senior citizens from our […]

Dan Smith, alumnus, to speak at Ritter on October 27th

An Evening with Daniel Smith Daniel Smith, FHS graduate, will speak at Ritter Public Library tonight, October 27th at 7:00 p.m. Coach Smith is a swimming coach, track coach, Wounded Warriors coach, triathlete, personal trainer, veteran, writer, and a professional photographer. His many interests have earned him an exciting career. Those that have worked with this encouraging individual […]

The Firelands Flash – 1955

The Class of 1955 had the honor of being the first class to graduate from the newly built Firelands High School. The class held only 43 students, and they were all extremely active in multiple organizations. 8 students worked together to assemble the first school newspaper, The Firelands Flash. Those involved were: Editor-in-Chief: Bill Nabakowski […]

Throwback Thursday – Old Florence School

Florence Township was originally divided into eight school districts. One room school houses were located throughout the district and served its students until a central building was built in the late 1880’s. This is the building that is pictured above. This picture was submitted by Mrs. Nancy Sayler. This Florence school building was located on […]

Annual Jim Solomon Memorial Wrestling Tournament

The Jim Solomon Memorial Wrestling Tournament will be held Saturday, January 17th at Firelands High School. The tournament will start at 10:00 a.m. Solomon’s career with Firelands began 1971, when he accepted a teaching and football coaching opportunity. He launched a career that included being the athletics director and wrestling coach from 1985-2000. He was the […]