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The Austintown Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay schedule February 7 due to fog.

Austintown Schools Closed Wednesday and Thursday
New Web Page Template and News Updates

Welcome to our new web site!

2 Hour Delay Thursday Jan. 24 2019
Update: School Closed for today Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019
2 hour delay Jan. 16, 2018
Phone Extension Tech Issue @ Fitch HS and Transportation

Houston we have a problem...

Update: 9:30am We are in the middle of repairing this device. All phones are going to be down district wide for a few minutes.

Fitch HS and Transportation have very limited phones right now. We lost a power supply in one of our systems.

Update: Back in business.

Update: 8:05am we are back in business. We get our timing from our PRI's. Timing was lost. I can fix that on our end.

Both incoming and ourgoing calls to 3307973900 and 3307973901 are working.



Calls to 3307973900 and 3307973901 are ring no anser. Our PRI's are down again. ATT is aware. I will post more info after teh sun comes up.

AIS Veteran’s Day Assembly
Lunch with a Veteran at Austintown Fitch High School


ACT Order Form


District phone service is back up ATT Repair

Updates Day  Back in Bisiness

3307973900 and 3307973901 are both up

Back to School Printable Signs

First day of school image

Austintown Athletes to Sign National Letters of Intent


Two Austintown School Buildings Receive Rising Star Breakfast Awards

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STEM Informational Meeting

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School is closed for Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017

School is closed for Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017

Closed for December 15, 2016

Austintown Schools are closed today.


Fitch Holiday Band Concert

December 11, 2016
at 7:00 p.m.
Fitch Auditorium

fitch xmas concert

Annual Student vs Staff Volleyball Game


Austintown Schools is operating under a Two Hour Delay on Friday, November 16th, 2018

Austintown Schools is operating under a Two Hour Delay on Friday, November 16th, 2018

Tickets to Go on Sale for Fitch Playoff Game

football on field

Drug Education Event

AF logo

Fitch STEM Team Qualifies for State Championship

STEM students

The Fitch Drama Club Presents Beauty and the Beast


Incoming Freshman Parent Meeting
May 3, 2018
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Fitch Auditorium
Fitch hallway
Austintown Concert Choir Hosts Purse Bingo

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Two Hour Delay

Austintown Local Schools will operate on a two hour delay schedule tomorrow, January 2nd, 2018.

Austintown Students Selected for OMEA
District 5 Honors Band
High School Honors Band
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Immunization Clinic
September 25, 2017
northside center
Fitch Picture Day
October 10, 2018
7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Homecoming Dance
9/30/17 at 7:00pm 
Fitch Cafeteria
Schedule Pick Up Day

pick up day

Update: Back in business...


The auto-attendant is back in business as of 10:30am Monday.

Old Message...

If you are calling 3307973900 the Auto Attendant is out. Repairs have been started. Please be patient she is 17 years old. Calls to AIS and AES should continue as as ways via 3307973901  This issue does not impact outgoing calls in any location.

Austintown to Honor School Lunch Heroes Serving Healthy Meals
Celebrating the 5th Annual
School Lunch Hero Day
May 5th, 2017

Lunch Hero logo

Speech Tournament
November 18, 2017
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fitch and AMS
*Awards Ceremony
in the Fitch Auditorium

Speech logo

Early Release for Professional Development
April 11, 2018
Early Release for Professional Development
Fitch High School Presents:

Spring Musical

Austintown Concert Choir Performs to Honor Veterans


Sweetheart Dance



Saturday, February 9, 2019
7:00 p.m. 
Fitch Cafeteria



Falcon Orchestra Holiday Concert
December 12, 2018
7:00 PM
Fitch Auditorium


Fitch Choir Holds Annual Christmas Concert
December 2, 2018
3 PM
Fitch Auditorium 
Fitch Xmas Choir Concert
Early Release for
Professional Development
May 10, 2017
Early Release for Professional Development
February 7, 2018
Early Release for Professional Development
December 13, 2017
Early Release for Professional Development
November 8, 2017
AMS to Host Robotics Competition

Click HERE to view article.

Early Release for Professional Development
October 11, 2017
Watch the Commencement LIVE


Click HERE to watch.

Creative Arts Night

Fitch Band Annual Christmas Concert
December 9, 2018
7:00 PM 
Fitch Auditorium
Fitch Band Spring Concert
May 10, 2017
7:00pm - 9:30am


ODE Purple Star Committee to Visit Austintown Fitch
purple star room
The Ohio Department of Education’s Purple Star Committee will travel to Austintown Fitch High School on Wednesday, January 23 at 12:30 p.m.
Hunter Breaks School Basketball Record

Girls Basketball standout, Sabria Hunter, recently broke Fitch High School’s career rebounding record for both boys and girls basketball. 
The high school senior broke the previous record of 804 rebounds, which had been held by Christina Toth since 1997.                             

Austintown Seniors Organize Political Assembly


Fitch 2018 Graduation Ceremony
May 27, 2018
Fitch Gymnasium
Fitch Choir Spring Concert
May 5th, 2018
7:00 p.m. 
Fitch Auditorium


Fitch Band to "Honor our Heroes" in DC


"Five Days of Christmas” Spirit Week

Christmas presents

Holiday Jazz Festival
(AMS & Fitch Jazz Bands)
December 13, 2018
7:00 PM
Fitch Auditorium
jazz concert


OK, Inc.’s Fifth Annual
Friends4Friends Campaign
Film Festival
Film Fest
Fitch Concert Choir to Raise Funds for NYC Trip

Fitch Choir


nurse and student

Fitch Band Spring Concert 2017

May 11, 2017
at 7:00pm
Fitch Auditorium

Fitch band

"At Last" Fitch Prom 2017


Austintown Academic Team Takes First Place


College Credit Plus


Fitch Jazz Band Holiday Concert

December 15, 2016


Band Night
August 27, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Greenwood Chevrolet 
Falcon Stadium

Attention Students
Interested in College Credit Plus for the 2018-2019 School year.
Fall Senior Citizens Dinner

Homecoming Dance
October 6, 2018
6:30pm -  9:30pm
Fitch Cafeteria
Austintown Jazz & Dessert Festival
jazz & dessert       


The Austintown Band Parents Club, Inc. announced their 4th annual "Jazz & Dessert" event to be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Austintown Middle School located at 800 South Raccoon Road in Austintown.                                


Austintown Athlete Signs Letter of Intent to West Point

falcon mascot basketball

35th Annual Austintown Fitch Veteran’s Day Assembly


We are LIVE Read more to get the link...

Fall 2018 Senior Citizens Dinner


Dress Code Revisions grades 6-12


Austintown Fitch Stadium Closure

fitch stadium 2018

Senior Video 2018


Concert Choir Schedules Additional Performance
FREE to the Public Music to Feature Carnegie Hall Selections
April 30, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Fitch Auditorium


Austintown Fitch High School Earns Purple Star Award

purple star logo

Fitch Band will Host a Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Fitch Cafeteria 
Toys For Tots

baby and doll

Lunch with a Veteran at Austintown Fitch


Santa's Workshop Craft Show
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fitch Cafeteria
santa claus
Financial Aid Night

college students

Class of 2017 Tribute Video

Senior video title

Spring Jazz Festival 2017

May 18, 2017
at 7:00 p.m.
Fitch Auditorium

jazz fest

Fitch Choir Spring Concert 2017

May 6, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Fitch Auditorium

Firch Choir

Early Release for Professional Development
May 9, 2018
Austintown Fitch Auditorium Now Open


Austintown STEM Students Awarded at Bridge Building Competition


Falcon Focus:

Open Enrollment
Click on the image below      to watch.

Early Release for Professional Development
January 19, 2018
Austintown Fitch to Participate in Film Festival

Jazz & Dessert

Saturday, January 28th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AMS Cafetoruim

Austintown Fitch Collaborates with K9s for Compassion

Annual Austintown Fitch Veteran’s Day Assembly


Ready For The Cold?

School is in Session November 20th


Fitch Band Annual Concert
March 6, 2019
Fitch Auditorium 


Watch Falcon Focus Valedictorians

WATCH LIVE: Spring Time Baby Chicks
Click Here to view.
Parent-Teacher Conferences
February 15, 2018 
3:00pm - 9:00pm


Fitch Orchestra in Need of Instrument Donations


Fitch Student Selected to Sing at State Convention

Sarah Linton

Fitch High School Concert Choir

Painting for a Cause


Fitch Band Invited to Perform at National Cherry Blossom Festival


Fitch Choir Invited to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Fitch Choir

Seven Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Seven Fitch athletes

Robotics Team Student/Parent Open House

robotics logo

Fitch Student’s Artwork Selected for Art Exhibition

art work

Austintown Senior to Attend Dartmouth

QuestBridge Program

Student Athletes to Serve at Rescue Mission

Student Athletes Serve at Rescue Mission

Austintown Food Service Receives 2nd Place in PepsiCo Contest

10th Annual SOUPER SUPPER Event

Thursday, March 20th
5pm - 7pm
Fitch Cafeteria

Austintown Fitch High School to Host a Trade Fair

Attention all Austintown Students in Grades 4 – 12!
Ski Club sign-ups are available in the main office at AIS, AMS, and Fitch.
Orchestra Spring Concert 2018

May 9, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Fitch Auditorium

orchestra concert

Cap & Gown Order Deadline
December 14, 2018
Dolak Named Track Athlete of the Year

lauren dolak

Congratulations To Incoming Fitch Senior

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Fitch Bucks Reward Day
Tuesday, May 29th
Donors Choose Pays Off for Austintown Fitch Teacher

 CPR dummie

Falcon Focus

Falcon Focus title screen

Fitch Students Attend YSU English Festival

kids poses

Fitch Senior Secures Spot to West Point

west point

Fitch Students “Get Schooled” at the Covelli Centre

Fitch FBLA

Fitch Stem Students Visit YSU

Chili Cook-Off and Veteran's Concert

Academic Team Takes on Canfield, Qualifies for National Play

Fitch Concert Choir - Cabaret
March 16, 2019
3:00 p. m.
Fitch Auditorium
Cabaret singers


AFHS Book Fair
November 15th - 20th
Fitch Media Center
Fitch Classroom Raises Funds for Charities
Checks to be presented
December 18th
Austintown STEM Students Win Big at YSU Manufacturing Day


Fitch Students Earn Awards at YSU Press Day

Press Day

Athletic Signing

 McKenzie Luknis  and family

Superintendent Receives Feedback from Students

Feedback 2

Austintown School Counselors Accept OSCAR Awards


Early Release for Professional Development
March 28, 2018
Immunization Reminder For Incoming 7th and 12th Graders:

Fitch Promotes Inclusive Culture through new Link Crew Group

Speech Team Mixer

September 27, 2018
5:00 p.m. at the
Fitch Cafeteria

speech team icon

Senior Video 2016

YSU Nutrition Students Teach Fitch Athletes

Fitch Athletes

Fitch Band Students Selected for District 5 Honors Band

Mahoning County Track & Field Championships

Electronic Report Cards


Austintown Robotics Team Competes in Tournament

Mattress Sale Fundraiser
October 6th, 2018
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fitch Cafeteria
Parents, please sign up for Falcon Nation

Attention parents and guardians:
Please sign up for Falcon Nation by downloading the app or going to this link (
Falcon Nation).  This will give you important updates such as daily announcements as well as district-wide info including 2-hour delays/closing information. We do not do One Calls for 2-hour delays/closings. Parents must go on Falcon Nation to see this info.                                                       

Austintown Academic Team Defeats Sebring

On Wednesday, January 20th Fitch’s academic team beat out Sebring on their home turf.

Austintown Athletes to Sign National Letters of Intent


Austintown Local School District Parent/Guardian Customer Service Survey

Austintown Fitch Hosts Trade Fair

On Wednesday, December 9th Austintown Fitch will host its semi-annual Trade Fair.

Fitch Varsity Football Game

Pre-sale tickets for the Austintown Fitch Varsity Football game against Erie McDowell this Friday October 16th.

Special Senior Night at Austintown Fitch

Football fans will notice the newest change.

Pre-sale Tickets for the Austintown Fitch Varsity Football Game

Tickets will be sold on Thursday, October 8th during all lunches (11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.)

Austintown Fitch Varsity Football Game

Pre-sale tickets for the Austintown Fitch Varsity Football game.

Homecoming Tickets

Available Wednesday,   September 16th.

Pre-sale Tickets for the Austintown Fitch Varsity Football Game

Austintown Fitch Varsity Football game against Hudson this Friday August 28th, will be sold on Thursday.

Fitch Girls Soccer Car Wash Event

Support the Fitch Girl's Soccer Team by attending their car wash on Saturday June 20th from 10am to 1pm at the Family Video on Kirk Rd.

Austintown Spring Jazz Festival

The Fitch Jazz Bands will present their Spring Concert.

Austintown Students Belted in to Save Lives!

Seat belts save lives! This is the message of the 2015 National Organizations of Youth Safety (NOYS) Seat Belts Save Challenge!

Austintown Robotics Team Heads to World Championship, the Only Local Team!

Students in Austintown are headed to the World Championships in St. Louis, as the only local team!

Room for meetings to be named Joyce Pogany Family Meeting Room

School officials are adding a meeting room to Fitch High School and naming it after a longtime board member and Austintown activist.

NEW Online Payment Website Comes to Austintown

The Austintown Local School District is pleased to announce that parents will have access to the newly enhanced online payment website, K12PaymentCenter.com.

Happy Thanksgiving from Mr. Berni and the whole Fitch Principal Team



Chromebook Deployment
The time has arrived for the students in the Austintown Local Schools in Grades 6-12 to receive their Chromebook devices.  
Tricks, Treats, and Touch Downs!

Join us in rallying our Falcons to victory and get some extra tricks and treats!


Board Updates Shared Parenting Transportation Procedure

Read more about the new Shared Parenting Procedure by clicking our Transportation link.

Carson Family's Gift to Fitch Carson Family's Gift to Fitch

Carson Family Gives Fitch a Musical Gift

9-11 Memorabilia Comes to Austintown Fitch High School

Fitch High School and the Austintown 9-11 Committee join forces to commemorate this tragic day. 

Did You Know Student Bus Numbers Are Online!?

Yes! No more postcards at the last minute! After August 20th parents can get their student's bus number on the web. Check out the Transportation Department web site.  All you need is your student's name and date of birth. Check it out.  Alternative Transportation Forms are due soon (August 15th).

AMS Schedule Pick-Up & Open House

August 21, 2014


OPEN HOUSE 12:00PM to 1:40PM (schedule walk-through)

Read More

Public Meeting for Special Education Funds

A public meeting will be held for Austintown residents at 10:30 a.m. on July 9, 2014 at Austintown Early Learning Center (4211 Evelyn Road) to provide the opportunity for public input regarding the use of special education funds.

Calculator Requirements for 2014 - 2015 School Year

Please click through to download the Calculator order forms for our 2014 - 2015 school year for any 8th grade honors Algebra 1 students, all incoming Fitch Freshmen, and any AP Calculus students.

Fitch 2014 Graduation Ceremony

The Austintown Fitch High School will hold the Graduation Ceremony for their 2014 graduates on Saturday, June 6 in the Fitch High School Gymnasium. The graduating seniors will arrive at 9:30 a.m. for pictures and the ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m.

AES PTA 2nd Annual Golf Outing

The Austintown Elementary PTA will hold its 2nd Annual Golf Outing on July 26. 100% of the proceeds from this outing will go to the PTA which will benefit the students of Austintown Elementary School.

Ballin' for Brayden Raise Over $1000!

A staff vs. students basketball game was held at Austintown Fitch High School to raise funds for five year old, Brayden Mitchell, who is battling stage 3 kidney cancer. The event raised $1101.00!

Fitch Student Signs Letter of Intent to Attend Mount Union

Austintown Fitch High School senior, Jessie Driver signed his letter of intent to the University of Mount Union on Wednesday, May 28.

AMS STEM Students Launch a Weather Balloon

Taking advantage of the nice weather, the Austintown Middle School’s STEM program students released a weather balloon from just outside the Austintown Fitch Football Field.

5th Grade D.A.R.E. Graduation

The Austintown Intermediate School 5th Graders will be celebrating a year of learning about D.A.R.E. with a graduation ceremony on Friday, May 30 at 9:00 a.m. in the Fitch High School Auditorium. There will be approximately 400 students being honored at this event.

Austintown Offers a Free Summer Program

The Austintown Local Schools will be offering a free, federally funded summer breakfast and lunch program for children 18 years old and under at the Austintown Elementary School from June 9 - August 15 .

Fitch Varsity Baseball Takes All American

The Fitch Varsity Baseball team clinched the All American Conference on Thursday, May 8. The Austintown Fitch Falcons beat the Howland Tigers 10 - 5 making the Falcons back to back champs!

Fitch Band Spring Concert

On Thursday, May 15 the Austintown Fitch Band will present their Spring Concert at 7:00 p.m. in the Fitch High School Auditorium.

Austintown School Campus Gets Light Pole Banners

The Austintown Local School District is showing off their new logo. The district began hanging 51 light pole banners around campus.

Youth Safety Monthly Campaign

May is Youth Safety Month and Austintown Fitch High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) received 1 of 220 stipends from the Act Out Loud Campaign.

Students Host Basketball Game Fundraiser

What do superheroes and basketball have in common? In Austintown, the answer is 5 year old Brayden Mitchell.  On Tuesday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m. there is a staff vs. students basketball game to fundraise for Mitchell who is battling stage 3 kidney cancer.

Elementary Students Featured in 100th Episode

Earlier this month several second grade students in Austintown Elementary School were invited to be featured in the 100th episode of  Kids’ Corner, an Armstrong program.

As of Monday, May 19, 2014 No Charging in the Cafeteria

* Use Payschools Online to deposit money

* Bring cash or provide your own meal

District-Wide Sport Physicals

Austintown Local Schools' District-wide Sports Physicals will be offered to student-athletes grades 7-12 for the upcoming school year on Thursday, June 5th  at Fitch High School from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Cost is $20.00. Please make checks payable to Austintown Schools/Sports Medicine Fund.

Fitch Concert Choir Hits Broadway

The Austintown Fitch Concert Choir made their annual New York City trip to perform for veterans. Since 1972, the Fitch Concert Choir has been singing at the Lyons V.A. Medical Center in Lyons, New Jersey.

Fitch Holds its Annual Spring Choir Concert

The Austintown Fitch High School Choir will be performing their annual Spring Concert on Saturday, May 10th at 7:00 pm at the Fitch High School Auditorium.

Fitch Hosts Marine Corps Family Night

The United States Marine Corps will be holding a Family Night onn Monday, May 5th at 6:00 p.m. in the Austintown Fitch High School Cafeteria.

Fitch Drama Club Present Thoroughly Modern Millie

The Drama Club at Austintown Fitch will be performing the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Austintown Local Schools Bid Specifications Propane School Buses
Fitch Cinco De Mayo

On Tuesday, May 6 the Austintown Fitch Media Center will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo.

AIS Teacher Moonlights as a Traveling Coach

Jody Bartlett, a teacher at AIS and a volleyball coach for AMS spends her free time coaching a travel volleyball team called Thunder Volleyball Club.

Fitch Softball Wins Tournament in Myrtle Beach

Congratulations to the Austintown Lady Falcons! The Softball Team traveled to Myrtle Beach over Spring Break (April 14 - 18) and defeated Priceville, Alabama 3-0; Elmira, New York 5-4; Wesleyan Christian, North Carolina 2-1; South County, Virginia 1-0; and James Madison, Virginia 7-6. They finished 5-0 and won the Myrtle Beach's Grand Strand Classic tournament!

Fitch Academic Team

On Saturday, April 5th the Fitch Academic Team competed in the NAQT State Tournament in Columbus, OH. Fitch won 2 out of 10 rounds this year.


Fitch Spanish 4 Students Become the Teachers

Recently, Mrs. Lisa Costello’s Spanish 4 classes have begun the Spanish Teaching Program at the Austintown Elementary School. These students visit AES two times per week, and will be teaching the first and second graders basic Spanish through the end of May.

Austintown 5th Grade Choir to Sing at PNC Park

On Tuesday, May 20th the Austintown Intermediate School’s 5th Grade Choir will sing the National Anthem for the Pittsburgh Pirates versus the Baltimore Orioles baseball game at PNC Park.

Austintown Fitch Eagle Scouts Help Their Community

Three seniors from Fitch High School have recently achieved the honor of becoming Eagle Scouts of Troop 115. Zack While, Sal Minardi, and Jeff Bishop have all spent a large part of their lives dedicated to helping others, learning skills, and giving back to their community.

Chloe's Angels

Chloe is an 11 year old sixth grader at AMS. The youngest of Jeannie and Josh Cox’s four girls, she has lived in Austintown her entire life. Chloe was born with Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus, Cerebral Palsy, and Arnold- Chiari Malformation and she needs our help.

Mandatory Cheerleading Tryout Meeting

A Mandatory Cheerleading Tryout Meeting will be held for anyone interested in trying out for grades 9 - 12 of Fitch Cheerleading. The meeting will be held in the Fitch Cafeteria at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21.

Fitch Kicker's Super Season Supports Austintown PTA Council


Austintown Board of Education President Kathy Mock (right) and Fitch Falcon senior football kicker Nick Sheely (center) make a $320 check presentation to the Austintown Council of PTA’s President Charisse Smith. The presentation took place March 18th at the Council’s annual Founder’s Day Dinner at Rachel’s Restaurant in Austintown.

Winter 2013-2014 All American Conference Post-Season Honors

Click to view our Fitch Winter 2013-2014 All American Conference Post-Season Honors students.

Fitch Boys' Basketball Golf Outing

The Austintown Fitch Boys' Basketball program will be hosting a golf outing on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course in Lake Milton.

Latin Club Easter Raffle

On Wednesday, April 9 through Friday, April 11, Austintown Fitch's Latin Club is hosting and Easter Raffle for a chance to win 1 of 4 $15 gift cards.

Fitch Robotics Boosters Casino Fundraiser

The Boosters for Austntown Fitch Robotics are hosting a bus trip to Rivers Casino. The bus will leave on Saturday, May 24 at 8:00 a.m. ...

Volleyball Handel's Pint Cards

All girls in grades 7 through 11 trying out for the Volleyball team, will have an order form for you to purchase a Handel's Pint Card! The cost is $4.15, and they are good at any Handel's location!

Volleyball Car Wash

The Volleyball Boosters will be having car washes in the Advance Auto parking lot, on the corner of Mahoning Ave. and Idaho Rd. ...

Volleyball Booster T-shirts

Monday, March 31 through Wednesday, April 23, te Volleyball Boosters will be selling t-shirts.


WIinter 2013-2014 All American Conference Post-Season Honors

Click to view Austintown's excellant Winter 2013-2014 All American Conference  Post-Season Honor student athletes. 

Austintown Fitch Veteran's Memorial Ceremony

On April 10, 2014 a ceremony will be held in the Austintown Fitch High School main lobby at 1:00 p.m. to dedicate the new Fitch Veteran’s Memorial. The Veteran’s Memorial is in honor of two 1962 Fitch graduates who are war veterans, Lt. Charles Brown and Sgt. James Prommersberger.

Fitch Robotics Coach Receives Service Award

The Austintown Fitch Robotics Coach, Andy Yantes, has been awarded a 2014 President’s Volunteer Service Award by AT&T Community Engagement.

Notice of Meeting for Incoming Fitch Freshmen

On Wednesday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m., Austintown Fitch will hold a meeting for incoming Freshmen in the Fitch Media Center. This meeting is for students who would like to attend Fitch next year and are NOT currently enrolled in Austintown Middle School.

Meeting for Incoming Freshmen

This is a notice of a meeting for any incoming Freshmen that are NOT currently enroled in Austintown Middle School. We will hold an orientation on Wednesday, Arpil 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in the Austintown Fitch High School Media Center.

AMS 6th Grade Junior Achievement Fundraiser

On Wednesday, March 26 from 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., Naticakes will be helping out the 6th Grade Junior Achievement program with a fundraiser. Just stop in at the Naticakes on 5549 Maoning Ave.; Austintown, OH and mention AMS! A portion of each transaction will go towards the 6th Grade Junior Achievement program. Enjoy delicious frozen yogurt for a great cause!

Mr. Berni on 21 News!

On Saturday, March 22 at 9:00 a.m., Mr. Berni, the high school's Head Principal, will be featured in a special news story on WFMJ Weekend Today on channel 2! Tune in to WFMJ Weekend Today with Derek Steyer and Jennifer Brindisi to watch!

Fitch Robotics Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Thursday, April 3, Fitch Robotics Club Boosters will be serving a spaghetti dinner. 

Fitch National Honor Society Ceremony

The Austintown Fitch Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold its 76th Annual Induction Ceremony on April 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the High School Auditorium. The current senior class will welcome approximately 75 new members. Directly following the ceremony, NHS members, new members and their families will have cookies and punch in the Fitch Media Center.

Three Fitch Students Chosen for "20 Under Twenty"

Three Austintown Fitch High School students have been chosen as the “20 Under Twenty” of Mahoning Valley. Tori Armour, Tradaiza Merchant, and Zack While volunteer doing community service, are active with extracurricular activities, and excel in their academics.

Falco Tech in New York Results

Falco Tech 3193 Austintown Fitch Robotics Team won the Entrepreneurship Award at the New York Regional competition!

Fitch Robotics Team FRC 3193 in New York

On Thursday, March 13, Austintown Fitch High School’s Robotics Team, Falco Tech FRC 3193 will be in Troy, New York practicing and setting up for the New York Tech Valley Regional Event.

Austintown Fitch Student Leads Promotion Video

Austintown Fitch High School senior, Zoe Logston, produced, edited, and directed a video about Fitch High School’s innovation for a competition called the Follett Challenge. The Follett Challenge was created by Follett to find and reward schools for their work in applying technology, content, and creativity in ways that engage students, foster literacy, and promote critical thinking.

Austintown Fitch Teen Tech Week

Austintown Fitch High School will be hosting Teen Tech Week from March 17 - 21, 2014. Students will have the opportunity to experience the way technology impacts their daily lives, as well as the way in which it enhances college and career readiness.

Austintown Fitch Speech and Debate Team Receive State First Place

Austintown Fitch High School’s Speech and Debate team participated in the Ohio High School Speech and Language state tournament from Thursday, February 27 - Saturday, March 1, 2014 and took home 1st place for the cumulative sweepstakes and 6th place from the team sweepstakes.

Annual Austintown Band Spaghetti Dinner

February 24th, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fitch High School cafeteria


Fitch Principals Throw Down in the Name of Healthy Eating

Fitch Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Falcon Mobile Med Unit Closed
Wednesday, February 10th                                               
Thursday, February 11th                  

Fitch Concert Choir Spring Concert

On March 30, Austintown Fitch High School Concert Choir will be presenting their annual Cabaret; Musical Theatre Performance Concert in the Fitch High School Auditorium at 3:00 p.m.

District Closed Snow day

Tuesday 2/16/2016 Austintown Schools is closed. 

Fitch Robotics Advance to Pennsylvania and New York

Congratulations to the Austintown Fitch High School robotics team, FRC3193 Falco Tech will be competing in the following competitions in March: ...


February and March Late Starts Changed to Full Days!

In consultation with our teachers, principals and parents, we have decided to cancel the two-hour delays that were scheduled on February 19th and March 19th as a result of many days we have had to cancel or alter this year.  These will now be full, normal school days giving our staff increased instructional time prior to standardized testing.  We are dedicated to providing the best possible education to our students and we appreciate your understanding as we make adjustments to gain more instructional time with them.

Fitch Drama Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

April 15th  - 17th, 2016
Fitch Concert Hall

7:00 PM


Photo by: Joan Brunner

Digital Danger

Kritti’s Closet Set to Open at Austintown Fitch

Schedule Pick-up Day

August 22, 2016

Fitch Prom

May 13, 2016
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
at the Maronite Center

Versatrans My Stop App


October, 26th, 2016 

New this year: Safe School Helpline App

Freshman Orientation

August 23, 2016


USHL All-Rookie First & Second Teams Announced

Fitch Student Group Presents Nutrition Program to AIS Students

AES, AIS, and Fitch Awarded with OSCARs!

Fitch Danceline Qualifies for State Dance Competition

National Letter of Intent Day

Austintown School District would like to congratulate the 5 outstanding Fitch Athletes who participated in the National Letter of Intent Day on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014.

Girls Soccer Informational Meeting

Attention girls interested in playing soccer for Fitch. 

Fitch Academic Team Takes on Columbiana

Fitch Academic Team Defeats South Range

The Fitch Academic team started its season off by trumping South Range on its home turf Wednesday, January 6th.

Grand Opening Ceremony at the Tennis Courts

Kritti's Closet Now Open at Fitch

2016-17 Dress Code


Austintown Fitch Auditorium Ready for Debut

Transportation Launches Search for New Bus Drivers

Attention: New Vaccine Requirements!

Fitch HPAC Group Presents Nutrition Program AIS Students

Fitch Art Students Participate in Pat Catan’s Iron Crafters Competition

Fitch is Spicing Things Up with New Flavor Station

Last month students at Austintown Fitch High School had the opportunity to sample new, low-sodium spices.

Austintown Fitch Success Story!

Grand Opening at the Tennis Courts

Fitch Falcons Receive Grant for Outdoor Bluebird Project

Austintown Fitch is pleased to announce it has received a $1500 grant from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.

FBLA Students Featured On WFMJ

Jazz and Dessert Proves to be a Winning Combination

Fitch Senior Named National Performer of the Week


Fitch Student Wins Congressional App Challenge

Fitch Academic Team Defeats East Palestine

On Wednesday, February 3rd Fitch´s Academic Team defeated East Palestine in both  junior varsity and varsity games.

Austintown Robotics Team Qualifies for State Championship

Congressman Tim Ryan visits new salad bar at Fitch!

Summer Food Program

Congratulations to the Fitch athletic teams recognized at the February board meeting!

Fitch Academic Team Qualifies for National Tournament

Austintown Academic Team takes on Canfield

Athletic Signing for Kaelyn Puhalla

Students Art Chosen for Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition

Fitch Students Compete at the FBLA State Leadership Conference

Fitch Re-Introduces Salad Bar Tim Ryan to Visit and Speak to Students

Austintown Local School District Announces Open Enrollment 2016-2017

Congratulations Jasmine Loyen on your Vindicator article!

Fitch Student to Compete in Regional Gymnastics Competition

Fitch Students Selected for Youth Arts Honors Program at the Butler

Letter of Intent

Fitch senior pole vaulter, Dylan Latone, signed a Letter of Intent to attend Youngstown State University.

Austintown Hosts Holiday Benefit Concert
Fitch and AMS Jazz Bands
Thursday, December 17
7:00 PM Fitch Auditorium

Win Free Pizza For A Year From Gia's Pizzeria!

Tickets can be purchased for $1.00.

Education of her Dreams

A junior at Austintown Fitch High School is heading to Emory University this summer for the chance to receive the education of her dreams.

3rd Annual PTA Golf Outing

The Austintown
Elementary/Intermediate PTA will hold its 3rd

Annual Golf Outing on July 25th.

Fitch High School Schedule Pick up Day

August 18, 2015 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Grades 9 - 12 report to the large gymnasium.

Versatrans My Stop App Update

An updated My Stop app that is compatible with iOS 9.

YSU dietary students get experience in Austintown

A local school cafeteria is doubling up as a classroom for 27 Youngstown State University dietary technician students.

Austintown Fitch Students Fight the Cold on Federal

As temperatures begin to drop, four Fitch students hope to help families fight the winter weather by providing them with new or gently used hats, scarves, and gloves.

No Book Bags for the Remainder of the School Year
Tickets on sale for Austintown Fitch Playoff Game

November 5th & 6th

Austintown girls Basketball “Shoot for Shushok”

November 25th at 12:00 p.m.

Fitch High Welcomes Sandy Hook Promise Program for Community Event

November 18th at 6:30 p.m.

Fitch Girls Soccer Booster Meeting

Parents are welcome to attend the meeting!

Austintown Schools and Greenwood Chevrolet to Rename Falcon Stadium

The Austintown Local School District announces a long-term partnership with Greenwood Chevrolet for the naming rights of the Austintown Fitch High School Falcon Stadium.

William Shakespeare Birthday Celebration

Throughout the Fitch Media Center will be interactive exhibits, group activities, and a Falconer with his Falcon.

Austintown Cheerleading Youth Clinic

Monday, August 17, 2015 at the Austintown Middle School Gymnasium.

Austintown Schools installing New Security System

The Austintown Local School District is going to have a new security feature in all of its buildings this fall, but it is something it hopes it never has to use.

Incoming Freshman Band Parent Meeting and Uniform Fitting

Incoming Freshman Band Parent Meeting June 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

Friends4Friends™Film Festival

September 29, 2015 at Austintown Fitch High School.

Woman is known as ‘Queen of Austintown’

AFHS - Spring Concert "Forever Country"

The Austintown Vocal Music Department will present their annual Spring Concert on Saturday, May 9 at 7pm in the Austintown Fitch High School Auditorium.

Austintown Band Chili Cook-off and Concert Series Supports Veterans

Sunday November 15th
From 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Fitch Cafeteria.

Austintown Local Schools Participate in National Hour of Code

Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science.

Season Tickets Are Now Available

Tickets for the 2015 Fitch Football Season are now available.

State Enacts Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shopping

S.B. 243 enacted a one-time sales tax holiday to occur only in 2015. The holiday starts on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.

Austintown’s Chromebook program deemed successful

Austintown Middle School and Fitch High School students are turning in their Chromebooks for the summer.

Pre-sale Tickets For Fitch Varsity Football Game

Friday October 30th.

Teams from Valley schools qualify for world robotics championships

The Girard High School FIRST Robotics team, the RoboCats, captured the Buckeye Regional Championship gold medal and in doing so qualified to compete at the World Championships in St. Louis.


32 teams compete at 25th Quiz Bowl

Austintown Fitch High School hosted 25th annual Quiz Bowl Tournament.

Austintown Fitch Students “Get Schooled” at the Covelli Centre

10 Austintown Fitch FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) students will be provided an opportunity to job shadow.

The Common Grounds

Food Services is pleased to announce our new coffee, breakfast and snack area.

Austintown Fitch Robotics Golf Outing

When: Saturday September 12th, 2015
Where: Diamond Back Golf Course
Time: 8 a.m.

Donations Needed for Students to Head to Illinois

Students from Austintown have an opportunity to compete with 272 teams across the nation in the academic realm!

AES launches successful Crayons to College program

Students at Austintown Elementary School have been participating in a program since Oct. 15 called Crayons to College.

Austintown Schools Dedicate Joyce Pogany Room

Austintown Fitch High School announces the dedication of the new Joyce Pogany Family Meeting Room.

Congressman Tim Ryan Introduces Bill to Expand Salad Bars in Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) introduced legislation on Wednesday that would expand salad bars in schools. 

Austintown Senior Designs Student Planner App

A new cell phone app is designed to help students in Austintown schools function more efficiently.

Student Accident Coverage

Is your child covered by a high-deductible employer plan?

MCCTC students excel at state contest

A latch to keep school-bus windows from sliding, a device to monitor glucose levels internally, a wristband inhaler and a process to detect antibodies – they’re all the concepts by Mahoning County Career and Technical Center students that earned them cash at the Believe in Ohio competition.

Senior Goodbye Video

2015 Fitch Basketball Day Camp

Boys entering grades 4th - 9th.


District-wide Sport Physicals

District - wide Sport Physicals will be offered to student - athletes.

Schedule Pick-Up & Freshman Orientation

Freshman orientation will be August 18th at 6:00 PM in the high school auditorium.

Austintown Fitch Band Sends Former Member Off In Style


In accordance with Senate Bill 311, students in grades 9­-11 may be excused from the physical education (PE) requirement for graduation by participating in District­sponsored interscholastic athletics, marching band, or cheerleading/cadets for at least two seasons.

Austintown School District rolls out bus-tracking app

Austintown Local Schools has 46 buses that transport nearly 4,000 students on any given school day.

Austintown Schools Offer Before School Medical Care

Northside Medical Center is the exclusive hospital partner of the Austintown Local School District and together they are offering a creative solution for busy parents.





Chipotle Fundraiser for Falcon Robotics Team

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the Austintown Robotics. 

Attention Juniors and Seniors attending Prom:

You can enter for a chance to win over $300 worth of gift certificates for your Prom.

Austintown Halts Food Use In Class As Allergies Rise

The number of food allergies in Austintown Schools
Stands at 400.

Austintown Fitch Youth Football Camp 2015

The 2015 Fitch Youth Football Camp will be on Wednesday June 17th for grades 3-8.  Get the registration material and full brochure here.


Click to view the listing for our Fall 2013 All American Conference Students!

New Player Interests Fitch Girls' Soccer Team 2014

New Player Interests Fitch Girls' Soccer Team 2014 

Any 8th grade AMS students or new girl transferring to Austintown Schools in 8th - 11th grade interested in playing soccer for Fitch High School please read:
Fitch 2013-2014 Midterm Exam Schedule

Tuesday, January 21 through Thursday, January 23 will have an adjusted schedule to allow for Fitch High School's Midterm Exams to take place.  Please click this article to view the schedule, or view January 21 through January 23 on the Fitch School Calendar.

Fitch Creative Arts Night 2014

“It’s a night you don’t want to miss!” says Steve Ward of the Austintown Local Schools. Creative Arts Night is January 15th from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Fitch High School.

Austintown Nominated for Player of the Week

Congratulations! Austintown School District has a Nominee for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio High School Girls and Boys Basketball Player and/or Team of the Week Awards.  Vote now!  Voting ends at noon on Friday!  

Robotics Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Fitch Robotics Boosters are hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser for the team!

Come support the Fitch Robotics!

Austintown Students Taking Part in One of the Largest Educational Events in History
Click to see the list of the students and coaches that received the Fall 2013 State-Wide Honors.
ACTV Partners With Vindy to Combat Bullying

ACTV has partnered with the Vindicator for a music video contest!

AFHS Concert Choir Cabaret
The Fitch Concert Choir will be presenting their annual Cabaret on Sunday, March 30 in the Fitch auditorium at 3:00pm There are 40 acts this year. Many members of the Concert Choir will be singing solos and duets from some of Broadway's best shows!  There will aslo be an ensemble performances of a medley from "Newsies."  
Vince Colaluca Wishes Austintown a Happy Holidays Happy Holidays
"Hi Austintown Community!  I’m Vince Colaluca, your Superintendant.  I wanted to thank you for the great start to the 2013 – 2014 school year, opening our two new school buildings and your commitment to the Austintown School District.  We want to wish you happy holidays, and to have a great holiday season!"



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Souper Supper Event

On Tuesday, March 11th the Austintown Council of PTAs and the Fitch Art Department will present the 6th annual Souper Supper event.  All proceeds of this event will go to benefit needy families of students of the Austintown Local School District. ....

34th Annual Optimist Track & Field Entry Information
These are the forms and information about the 34th Annual Optimist Coed Track and Field Event.  You must sign up by April 25th, 2014!  The event will be held on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at Austintown Fitch high School.  We look forward to seeing you there!
Principal Berni and His Christmas Elves Principal Berni and His Christmas Elves
Principal Berni and his Girls' Falcon Basketball Elves wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!


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Parent/Teacher Conference Online Scheduling

Please see the box on the photo of Fitch High School above for more information.

Austintown Fitch Trade Fair for Fitch Juniors and Seniors
Austintown Fitch Guidance Department and Western Reserve Building Trades are sponsoring a Trade Fair, which will be held on October 31st, 2013 in the Fitch High School Cafeteria from 8:40 am to 10:26 am (2nd and 3rd periods).
Austintown Trick or Treating 2013

Halloween Trick or Treat hours are set for Thursday, October 31st, 2013 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

Austintown Speech Team Reaches Top 5% Nationwide

Austintown Fitch High School’s Speech and Debate Team has earned a top recognition by the National Forensic League!

Flu Season is Here! Wash Up! Flu Season
Hello Austintown Schools!  Flu season is here, and while normally sharing is caring, nobody wants to share the flu.  Wash your hands!  Just for your information, here is a video showing you the proper way to wash your hands and keep those germs away!
AMS and Fitch Conferences
AMS and Fitch will still hold parent-teacher conference tonight, November 26th.  The roads in Austintown were in good condition as of 3:15 PM.  If you are unable to make it out tonight and planned to attend, please follow-up with your student's teachers with questions and or concerns.


Thank you.

Jr. Women's League Bench Dedication Jr. Women's League
On November 7, 2013 Vince Colaluca and the Austintown Jr. Women's League, cut the ribbon for the dedication of the bench that was donated from the Austintown Jr. Women's League to Austintown Elementary School.
Cream of the Crop 2014
Hello Fitch Falcons! It's that time of year again! This year's senior class gets to choose their 2014 Cream of the Crop! You have until Sunday, December 15th to get your entry in!

Cream of the Crop Voting Link

Austintown Falcon Custom Cups
The Fitch Falcon Spirit Club is having a fundraiser!  Get your limited quantity drink cups!

24 oz water bottle for only $20
16oz hot and cold for only $15

Austintown Schools Business Academy Students Showcased in Columbus

The Austintown School District shared one of its outstanding programs during the annual Student Achievement Fair on November 12 at the 2013 Ohio School Boards Association Capital Conference. According to OSBA, “The fair showcases the many innovative projects and programs districts have created to boost student achievement and engage youngsters in learning and growth.” ...


Fitch vs St. Ed's Playoff Game! Fitch vs St. Ed's Playoff Game
After our Falcon Nation's awesome win this past Saturday against Westerville Central, we are now 12-0! This Saturday, November 23rd, Fitch Falcon Football will battle against the St. Ed's Eagles in the Infocision Stadium at the University of Akron on Summa Field. Make plans to be there for this Red Out game and support your team! 
Opening Celebration

The Austintown Local School District we be celebrating the opening of AES and AIS by hosting Awesometown 2013 and a community celebration on October 6th.  The day will be full of events from 9:00 AM until the closing ceremony at 5:00 PM. 

Austintown Kindergartners "Believe" in the Falcons

On November 21, 15 kindergarten students from Austintown Elementary School (AES) visited Fitch High School to wish the undefeated Falcon Football Team good luck with this Saturday’s playoff game.  


Life Literature Stands Up and Speaks Out Life Literature students
Students in Mr. Ward's Life Literature class marched through Federal Plaza to kick off Non-Violence week in Mahoning Valley.