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Venus Provides Global Warming Data

December 30, 2010 by


Global warming has been an issue in the media for as long as any student in the high school can remember. But Earth’s sister planet, Venus, may contain the key to help keep this planet cool.  And we have a scientific solar radiation malfunction to thank! Venus is covered in sulfuric acid clouds that block […]

Torres Finds Funds in Refuse

December 29, 2010 by


Karina Torres, a senior here at Fleetwood Area High School, is on a mission to collect soda cans to help raise money for an educational ambassadorship program to Europe. In addition, Torres wants to help raise money for college and other personal expenses. As Torres began this endeavor, she thought that collecting cans would be […]

Snow Day Secrets Revealed

December 28, 2010 by


As soon as the temperature drops and meteorologist Ed Hanna utters one word about a ten percent chance of snow, the familiar expression We’re getting out early! spreads through the halls of Fleetwood Area High School. Whether the statement is true or not, most students immediately become distracted in the hopes that school will let […]

“Power of Love” Powerful for All

December 27, 2010 by


In “Power of Love” by Elizabeth Chandler, Ivy is mourning the death of Tristan, the recently deceased boy with whom she was in love. She is also struggling through many near-death experiences of her own. She is trying to figure out who could have cut the brake lines to Tristan’s car and who may now […]

Artifact Wants Your Help

December 23, 2010 by


The award-winning FAHS fine arts and literary magazine known as Artifact is in need of some help. Editors are looking for original writings or art from anyone who is willing to submit them. The journal typically accepts poetry, short stories, plays, and any other kind of original creation. The good news is that there is no […]

FAHS Doc Trailer Posted Online

December 22, 2010 by


Sean Gaston and Jennifer Goss, producers of the FAHS Holocaust Documentary “Misa’s Fugue,” recently posted the first official trailer for the film on their website  In addition, screenwriter Zachary Houp has blogged an extensive account of his efforts so far to make the story of survivor Frank Grunwald a reality for 21st Century students.  Periodic updates will be […]

Cruz Named Student of the Quarter

December 21, 2010 by


Congratulations are in order for FAHS student Jelissa Cruz, a junior who was named student of the quarter by the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce. Established in 1989, this Chamber of Commerce promotes and recognizes the voluntary contributions of the public in the local region. School districts involved in the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce include […]