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Cell Phone Policy May Face Future Revision

January 31, 2011 by

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In mid-December, a high school faculty meeting inspired discussion on the potential need for a revision of the school’s cell phone policy. The current cell phone policy at FAHS is that students are allowed to bring cell phones into school, but they should be turned off during class time, between classes,  and at any other […]

STAND Rises for Darfur

January 28, 2011 by

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New to Fleetwood this year is the STAND club. The club’s purpose is to make students aware of the issue of genocide taking place around the world. Media teacher Sean Gaston, one of the club’s advisors, decided to start the club along with history teachers Jennifer Goss and Paul Kochanasz. Gaston was driven to form […]

Random Quotes from Random Students

January 27, 2011 by

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These quotes are designed to make you laugh, giggle, or possibly cry, so have fun. All quotes are recommended by students from Fleetwood Area High School.  It is not our fault if you are disappointed; you just need to get a better sense of humor! • “I don’t hate the other surfers; I just don’t […]

Alert Now Calls Are Controversial and Cost-Effective

January 27, 2011 by

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Some students and staff at FAHS have recently complained about the Alert Now calls to home phones, which some people believe are being overused. But not everyone feels this way. “I don’t feel they’re overused.  The information is always very useful,” says senior Tiffany Wentzel. High School Principal Michael DeAntonio explained that the call system […]

Betty White Turns 89!

January 26, 2011 by

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On Monday, January 17th, 2011, Betty White, a veteran of Hollywood, celebrated her 89th birthday. The adored comedic actress has decades of success to celebrate. Born in 1922, Betty White rose to fame by hosting her own radio shows. White moved with her family to Los Angeles during the Great Depression, which may have been […]

Death Toll High in Tucson Shooting

January 26, 2011 by

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On January 8th, 2011, just after 10:00 a.m., a belligerent Jared Lee Loughner aimed for U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. He killed six and injured fourteen. Giffords was holding a meeting with members of her constituency in a Safeway supermarket parking lot in Casas Adobes, Arizona, part of the Tucson metro area. She had set up […]

Students Offer At-Home Extermination Techniques

January 25, 2011 by

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Have you ever seen a big bug in your drain spout or kitchen sink? How about in that spot you just can’t reach unless you’re Josh Watkins? I’m sure I wouldn’t have had the slightest idea how to kill it! Here are some suggestions to help you in this awkward situation. The first idea is […]