Superintendent update 3-22-2017

From the desk of Mike Von Gunten, Superintendent. While our facility issues have not gone away, as many of you know, we are taking a step back to assess what is in the best interest of our students, community, and the educational excellence of our district. Part of this assessment includes identifying all of our […]

SAMS received a visit from Stomper!

SAMS 6th graders received a visit from Stomper—the mascot for the Lake Erie Crushers in Avon.  Stomper kicked off a reading initiative encouraging students to read four books this spring .   All students that meet the requirement will receive one complimentary ticket to a Crushers baseball game this season.  A huge “Thank You” goes out to […]

Princess Whatsername-Special Performance!

  The choir students at South Amherst Middle School are pleased to present a special performance of Princess Whatsername for our retired staff members and local senior citizens! This performance  will be held on March 28th at South Amherst Middle School. We will be serving a light lunch before the start of the show! There […]

Raising the 21st Century Child

What Dangers face the 21st Century Child? We will explore this question at our free event on March 23rd at SAMS. Speakers from across Lorain County will be talking with our guests about dangerous topics that face our youth such as: Anxiety and the Elementary Student Bullying Career Trends and Occupations in Lorain/Erie Counties College Credit Plus […]

Community Update – March 3, 2017

Sunday Funday at Mercy Health & Recreation Center SUNDAY FUNDAY  — 50% OFF Daily Admission  The first Sunday of each month is a family fun day, where groups of two (2) or more receive a 50% discount on a day pass. The Sunday-Funday pass gives visitors access to the swimming pool and program room, where you […]

Lorain Sports Hall of Fame -Horne

Firelands own, Mr. Michael Horne, will be inducted into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame with the Class of 2017! Horne played basketball for Lorain Catholic High School during the mid 1970’s.  His induction information is as follows: One of the top shooting guards in Lorain County history, Horne scored a then-Lorain Catholic-record 1,072 points […]

Robotic Competition Wrap Up

VEX Titan Qualifier Results Announcement 1617 On February 17th, the first ever Falcons Robotics team traveled to Lorain High school to compete in the VEX Titan Qualifier.  Through a team effort their Falconbot robots  ranked 27 and 28 while outscoring over 60 more experienced, high school and middle school teams from all over the state […]

Community Update – February 23, 2017

Free Yoga! LCCC hosts United We Seat Yoga classes from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. every Saturday in the Ewings Center. Ages 13 and older please. DESCRIPTION: A free yoga class will be held every Saturday from January 16 through March 12 in PE 105. The event is part of the United We Sweat campaign. The […]