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Letter from the Editor

June 27, 2011 by

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Dearest Readers, Over the past year, I have witnessed, as many of you have, a drastic improvement in the quality of our journalism program at Fleetwood Area High School. As a two-year member of The Tiger Times staff and the newest lead editor, I am proud to have been part of this change. After the […]

Erica Ebner Reflects on a Life Surviving Challenges

June 27, 2011 by

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I was twelve when my doctor told me with wide, sad eyes that I had two months to live. That was the day my life changed in a very drastic way.  I had headaches every day, my left hand stayed closed most of the time, my left leg was so weak that I couldn’t’t walk very […]

Verdict Still Out on Cancer/Cell Phone Link

June 24, 2011 by

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Are nearly three-quarters of the global population at risk for brain tumors because of their cell phones? The answer is…still not clearly known. The World Health Organization has been reviewing possible links between cancer and the electromagnetic radiation used within cell phones. The same type of radiation waves used within cell phones are also used by […]

Canada Offers Alternative Vacation Destinations

June 24, 2011 by

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  Looking for a good vacation spot this summer? Instead of going on a typical trip to the beach or amusement park, why not travel to another country, such as Canada. It is a beautiful place and, if visited in autumn, has warm, sunny days and cool evenings. There are dozens of forests filled with […]

FAMS Earth Day Poetry Winners Announced

June 23, 2011 by

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Earlier in the year, the Fleetwood Area Middle School hosted an Earth Day Poetry Contest. Students who wished to participate had to submit a poem regarding Earth Day. Four of the best poems were chosen depending on how well they were written. Mrs. Pors, the 5th-8th grade gifted teacher, was the judge of the winning […]

Another Summer, Another Warped Tour

June 23, 2011 by

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Just like every other summer, Warped Tour is on its way! Warped Tour is a music tour festival that is held in venues such as parking lots or fields upon which the stages and other structures are erected. The shoe manufacturer Vans has sponsored the tour every year since 1995. Warped Tour was originally just […]

Is Dress Code a Problem-Solver or Just a Problem?

June 22, 2011 by

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The dress code consists of rules given to students on what they should  and should not wear to school.  The school administrators think that making rules for appropriate clothing is something that will help keep students focused on education. But does this really help? Or does it create more problems?  If a person who was […]