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Barnett’s Elementary Transfer Stimulates Student Comparisons

October 31, 2011 by

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The class of 2015 would not know it, but Fleetwood Area High School lost an irreplaceable member of its teaching staff last year. Amy Barnett, who taught both drivers’ education and girls’ physical education, was transferred to Willow Creek Elementary School at the end of the 2010-2011 school year. Governor Corbett’s budget cuts got the […]

Tis the Season for Flu Shots

October 31, 2011 by

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Are flu vaccines really necessary for teenagers? According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), they are very necessary. Over time, the flu vaccinations received by children begin to wear down, and many older kids can develop risks for certain infections in their teen years. Teenagers might also have to catch up on vaccines they […]

Fleetwood Closed on Monday, 31 October

October 30, 2011 by

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In an AlertNow Message at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, 30 October, Superintendent Dr. Paul Eaken informed students and staff that the Fleetwood Area School District would be closed on Monday, 31 October, owing to road closures and fallen trees.

Corbett to Pass Tough Driving Law

October 28, 2011 by

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On 28 September, a bill was passed creating tougher rules for junior drivers, and Governor Corbett has said he will eventually sign it into law. The bill will limit the number of passengers allowed in a junior driver’s vehicle to only one passenger for the first 6 months the driver has his or her license. […]

Trite Transfers from Security Guard to Fleetwood Teacher

October 28, 2011 by

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A familiar face once observed protecting the halls of Fleetwood Area High School found himself a new place to call home this year, Room #8. Adam Trite made the transition from security guard to history teacher this year after Mr. Lessig announced that he would embark on a missionary trip to Africa. Trite, who had […]

Safe Trick-or-Treat Better than Ever

October 27, 2011 by

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Last night on 26 October, the FAHS Relay for Life time hosted its annual Safe Trick-or-Treat event at the high school. People under the age of eighteen are admitted into the event for only $5.00 while parents or students over the age of eighteen who are accompanying minors get in for free. The haunted journey started upon entering […]

Phillies Set Win Record but End Season Early

October 27, 2011 by

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On Wednesday, 8 September, the Philadelphia Phillies set a franchise record for regular season wins with a four to three extra-inning victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves. The Phillies, who seemed almost certain to surpass the previous mark of 101 wins early in the season, suffered an eight game losing streak on the heels of clinching the […]