Aftandilov and Haas Named January Students of the Month

February 19, 2018
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January’s students of the month are two students who are heavily involved in both their community and school. Grace Aftandilov is an active member of FBLA, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Student Council, Rho Kappa, Relay for Life, Envirothon, and Model UN. She’s also heavily involved in the community with Girl Scouts, Relay for Life’s […]

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Annual Shakespeare Trip Goes to Drexel

February 7, 2018
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This spring, English teacher Mr. Marc Walter and a group of Fleetwood Area High School students will be going on a field trip to Drexel University in Philadelphia to see a play of Shakespeare’s famous work “Romeo and Juliet.” “One cannot truly appreciate his plays until they experience them as they were intended–performed, not read. […]

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Couple That Shackled Their Children on Trial

February 6, 2018
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Thirteen children were being shackled, teased with food, and only allowed to shower once a year. After years of this torture, their parents could finally go to prison. Their seventeen-year-old daughter managed to escape and called the police. Their parents, David and Louise Turpin, are pleading not guilty. “If found guilty of the dozens of […]

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2018 Olympics Just around the Corner

February 5, 2018
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The 2018 Winter Olympics are just around the corner. Here’s what to expect! The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held from 8 February 2018 to 25 February 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. There are about 90 nations competing in 15 sports for the 102 medals up for grabs. This is the first time in 30 […]

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Seven-Year-Old Girl Found Dead

February 2, 2018
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On 4 January 2018, a seven-year-old girl named Zainab Ansari went missing on her way to a nearby house to study Quranic. Quranic is the study of traditions inspired by the Qur’an and has developed throughout Muslim history. Muhammad Adnan, her uncle, reported her disappearance to the Kasur District Police Office because her parents were […]

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McCarthyism a Stain on American History

February 1, 2018
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Joseph McCarthy came into power as Senator in 1946. On 9 February 1950, at the Republican Women’s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, he made the following comment. “I have here in my hand a list of 205 names that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and […]

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Hegedus and Kaskey Named December Students of the Month

January 31, 2018
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The students of the month for December at Fleetwood Area High School were Thomas Hegedus and Laura Kaskey. Laura is very involved in the school, and Tom is a well-respected athlete. Laura Kaskey was born on 23 September 1999.  Throughout her high school career, she has been heavily involved in the school and community.  She […]

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