March 31, 2015

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Hill leaving Firelands to become Springfield superintendent

Bob Hill

Firelands Schools’ loss is Springfield Schools’ gain. Firelands Superintendent Bob Hill was named Thursday as the new superintendent of the district located near Dayton. He has signed a four-year contract with a base salary of $152,500. Hill will replace Springfield’s current superintendent, who is set to retire. In his new role, Hill will oversee a Read More…

Girls Basketball Sectional Preview: Firelands determined to change postseason history, make tourney run

Casey Morrissette, left, Kelly Hall and Brandi Holowecky power a balanced Firelands team. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

After winning two consecutive Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division championships and going 36-7 in the regular season over those two years, Firelands finds itself in an unfamiliar role heading into Division II tournament play. The Falcons, who have won only one sectional game in the past five years, are a favorite to advance deep in Read More…

5 school districts hoping to get piece of $250 million state grant

Five local school districts are hoping the strengths they can bring together in a partnership will give them the edge over other districts vying for a piece of a highly competitive $250 million state grant. A product of the latest biennial budget and designed to jumpstart the minds of educators who – but for lack Read More…