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The Mission, Vision, and Beliefs
The Mission of the Firelands Local Schools

The mission of the Firelands Local Schools is to create a community of lifelong learners that will function as responsible, self-sufficient citizens of a global society.
 

The Vision of the Firelands Local Schools
 
Our vision is to provide our students with an educational system that:
 Creates learning practices, personal relationships, and physical environments that will support the teaching and learning of 21st century skill outcomes.
Supports professional learning communities that enable educators to collaborate, share best practices and integrate 21st century
skills into classroom practices.
Supports expanded community involvement in learning.

Cultivates knowledge, self-discipline, leadership, and character in all students.
 

The Beliefs of the Firelands Local Schools

All students can learn and will be prepared for lifelong learning.

The higher the expectation, the greater the achievement.
 
Excellence is achievable and always worth the investment.
 
A high quality environment is conducive to learning.
 
A positive collaboration between school and community will create a unified partnership.
 
A highly qualified and effective staff is intrinsic to the success of the educational community.
We Are The Falcons!
Logistics 
 
 We currently serve over 1700 students from Erie and Lorain Counties. Our district covers over 90 square miles!
 
 Student  Accomplishments
 
The students in the Class of 2016 received almost $900,000 in scholarships and earned over 670 college credits while in high school. For the 2017-18 school year, Firelands High School will offer over 50 semester hours through Lorain County Community College on site at FHS.  New for next year is General, Organic and Biochemistry I and II.
 
At our middle school, the SAMS Racing Team again built derby cars and competed in the Soapbox Derby at the world famous Derby Downs. The STEM focus robotics program continues to grow and this year teams will enter thier first Robotic Competition!  Our youngest students at Firelands Elementary will have the opportunity to participate in the Arts, Lego Club, Camp Invention and they will continue to explore coding in technology classes.
 
Athletics 
 
 We are members of the highly competitive Patriot Athletic Conference. Our strong student athletes compete in 14 varsity sports throughout the school year.
 
 FFA
 
 Our district is fortunate to have a FFA program know across the state. The Firelands FFA Program was named the National Champions-Model of Innovation and had the most state winning proficiencies.
 
Visual and Performing Arts
 
Our visual and performing arts programs are known to be some of the best in Ohio. The Mighty Falcon Marching Band and multiple choirs allow our musically talented students to shine.  
 
 
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