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Superintendent's Message

Message from the Superintendent

Mr. Von Gunten
Dear Parents and Community Members,

I hope this message finds you well and enjoying your summer.  As the new school year is on the horizon, I am excited to welcome you to the 2023-2024 school year.

First and foremost, I want to express my gratitude to all of our staff that have worked so diligently this summer preparing our buildings, outdoor facilities and school busses for the coming year.  Thank you!

The mission of Firelands Local School District remains steadfast—to create a community of lifelong learners that will function as responsible, self-sufficient citizens of a global society. Our district is committed to academic excellence and the personal and social development of our students. We have planned an engaging and enriching curriculum that combines rigorous academics with opportunities for creativity, critical thinking, and exploration. Our goal is to foster a love for learning and empower each student to reach their full potential.

Our district recognizes that education is a collaborative effort that extends beyond the walls of our classrooms. We value the partnership between our schools, parents, and the wider community and are grateful for your involvement, whether it be volunteering, attending school events, or supporting your child's education at home. Your active participation strengthens the educational experience for all our students, and we encourage you to continue to be actively engaged throughout the year.

In closing, I want to express my deep appreciation for your continued trust and confidence in our school district. Together, we will create an environment where every child feels valued, supported, and inspired to achieve greatness.

Here's to a successful and rewarding academic year for our students.

With Much Appreciation,
Mike Von Gunten
Mr. Mike Von Gunten
Office: 440-965-5821