Driver of the Year 2018: Natalie Saylor

On October 11, 2018, Firelands Schools awarded 2018 Driver of the Year to Natalie Saylor.  Natalie has been working as a full time Driver for Firelands Schools for 14 years.  She and her husband Steve have three grown children, all  graduated from Firelands, and own a family trucking business called “Saylor’s Transport Service”. Natalie wears […]

School Bus Safety Week

October 22-26 is National School Bus Safety Week. This year the theme is “My School Bus Driver, My Safety Hero!” During the week, the drivers will be reviewing all aspects of School Bus safety. The high school/SAMS route will do evacuations on Tuesday afternoon 10/23 at the school as they load for Phase 2. Please note […]

Tina Kudela – Lorain County award winner!

Congratulations to Tina Kudela – The Lorain County Driver of The Year! Tina was awarded this honor at the 2017 Pupil Transportation Professional Development and Awards Banquet on October 12, 2017. The event was held at The Lodge of Russia Township. Drivers from Lorain County schools, transportation coordinators, and Greg Ring, Superintendent of the Educational […]

Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year!

Welcome Back Falcons! Below you will find information that you might find helpful as we start the school year. Please mark your calendars for the important dates and enjoy the rest of summer! School Begins! First day of school: August 29, 2017 (for grades 1-12)   Firelands Elementary School Firelands Elementary Open House: August 28th* […]

National School Bus Safety Week 2015

National School Bus Safety Week:   October 19-23, 2015 Our transportation department consists of 26 buses that were driven for a combined 316,773 miles last year. Each day, our drivers focus is to safely transport each student to and from school. In addition, the transportation department is called on to bus students  to and from field trips, […]

Natalie Saylor places first with team in State Road-e-o competition!

School bus drivers throughout Ohio participate in regional Road-e-o competitions each May, designed to test and increase their operational and safety skills. Top participants at each regional Road-e-o move on to compete at the state-level competition. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation,participants who score 80 percent or more of the total possible points at […]