Winter Break Begins
Winter break begins on December 22nd. Classes will resume on January 3, 2017. 
Watch a game and support our families!
This holiday season, we are waving admission costs at two basketball games; if a non-perishable food item is donated in lieu of paid admission at each gate. 
Support Our Troops Care Package Drive
There is still time to contribute to the Support Our Troops Care Package Drive! Please continue reading and bring in donations by December 1st. 
Winter Athletic Admission
Supporting Firelands athletics has never been easier! Please see the following discounts on admission into winter athletic events: 
Book Fair at SAMS!
The annual Book Fair will be set up December 5-9th in the small gym. Students will attend during their  lunch periods. Parent Night will be held December 7th from 6:00-9:00 pm. with credit cards accepted at that time. Online shopping is available here. 
Because I Said I Would
Alex Sheen brought his powerful Because I Said I Would program to SAMS. Please click here to learn more! 
Girls Basketball Information
Open gym and tryout information is as follows for the 7th and 8th grade girls basketball program: 
New Student Breakfast
Students that were to to SAMS were invited to be a part of the new student breakfast that was held in September. Click here to read about the breakfast. 
New staff at SAMS!
Please join us in welcoming our new staff members! Click here to meet our three new employees. 
Immunization change for 7th graders

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) has announced a special health clinic date to accommodate new vaccination requirements. The LCGHD will be available to assist families on August 15th at their facility. 

New Robotic Opportunities!
FLSD is happy to announce that SAMS has obtained sponsorship for a new robotics program! Please click here to learn more about this new adventure! 
School Supplies
Please click this download to see a school supply list for the 2016-2017 school year. 
Elective Classes 2016-17
Students at SAMS have additional electives offered for the 2016-2017 school  year! Keep reading to download the elective sheets by grade level.   
National Junior Honor Society
SAMS is proud to announce the formation of a chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. Please keep reading for additional information on this great opportunity! 
Safety & Security
As a reminder, ALL Visitors to the learning environment will undergo security procedures.
Mission Statement created by students
The SAMS Student Advisory Committee created a mission statement! To learn more click here! 
Counselor Update

Attention Parents and Guardians: LCADA, Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, will be facilitating a group for middle school students for children of addiction.

District Blog
The FLSD is proud to announce that we have created a District Blog! 

SAMS Mission Statement

At SAMS, we respect ourselves and others.

We always do our best, and we Dare To Be Great.

We realize that everybody makes mistakes,

and we always give a helping hand, while

we are accepting of differences.

At SAMS, we are polite, we are respectful,

we are caring, we are responsible, and we are role models.

We never give up, and WE Never Say Can’t!

Safer Schools
Safer Schools Tip Line
      844-SaferOH        (844-723-3764)
Operated by the Ohio Department of Public Safety- Office of Homeland Security
This anonymous tip line will accept both calls and texts 24 hours a day. This service allows both students and adults to share information regarding any safety concerns with school officials and law enforcement.

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Contact Information
152 West Main Street
South Amherst, Ohio 44001
Phone: 440.986.7021
Fax: 440.986.7022
Office Hours:
7:00 AM to 3:15 PM
School Hours:
7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Serving Students in Grades 6-8
(440) 986-7021 ext. 3501
School Counselor:
(440) 986-7021 ext. 3503
School Counselor/Work and Family Teacher:
(440) 986-7021 ext. 3130
Athletics & Student Services
(440) 986-7021 ext. 
Attendance & Building Clerk
(440) 986-7021 ext.

"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you".
B.B. King
100 Years of Education

Upcoming Events
Library Book Fair
Mon Dec 5 2016
to Fri Dec 9 2016
Choir Concert
Wed Dec 7 2016
BOE Meeting
Mon Dec 12 2016
PTG Meeting
Mon Dec 12 2016
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