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Fleetwood Diligent in Fighting Obesity

October 26, 2011 by

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Headlines across the nation proclaim that obesity is increasingly becoming a problem. The main demographic for concern in this matter is school children ranging from elementary schools all the way up to high school. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2002 16% of children between the ages of 6 and 19 […]

Tough Decisions Await Female Athletes in Fall

October 26, 2011 by

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For a long time now, rumors have been circulating that the high school girls’ soccer season, which takes place every spring, will be moved to the fall because of an alleged lacrosse season taking place in the spring. According to Matt Diehl, athletic director for Fleetwood Area School District, the change is taking place, but for […]

Thomas Takes Reigns from Shetayh

October 25, 2011 by

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Some students have been wondering whilst walking through the halls, “Who is that mysterious new teacher in Mrs. Shetayh’s old room?” The answer to that question is Mr. Andrew Thomas. Mr. Thomas attended Brandywine Heights High School where math was, not surprisingly, his favorite subject. After graduating, he enrolled in State University to pursue his undergraduate […]

Fleetwood Students Still Lack Gay-Straight Alliance

October 25, 2011 by

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Times are changing in the United States, especially in places such as New York, Massachusetts, and California. The fight for gay rights is gaining momentum all over the country, helped along by an organization called The Gay-Straight Alliance. This organization specializes in forming clubs in high schools and colleges nationwide.  Fleetwood, however, is not one […]

Vera Bradley Bingo a Fleetwood Tradition

October 24, 2011 by

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The class of 2012 hosted their annual Vera Bradley Bingo on Sunday, 23 October, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The bingo began at 1:00 p.m., and cost was $20 for 22 games. Proceeds benefited the class of 2012. The event was held at the Maidencreek Banquet Hall in Blandon, PA. Vera Bradley is a […]

Same Face, New Place for Becky Jarosynski

October 24, 2011 by

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Becky Jarosynski, current social studies teacher at Fleetwood Area High School, taught business at Fleetwood for seven years before being moved to her current position at the onset of 2011-2012 school year. “Due to the Retirement of Mr. Ghessi and our School Budget cuts, it was decided by the administration to move me from a business […]

Olivia Edwards is Fleetwood’s 2012 Outstanding Young Woman

October 21, 2011 by

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Each year, students across Pennsylvania participate in a competition encompassing scholastic abilities, interviewing skills, performing arts, public speech, and personal fitness.  This pageant is known as Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Young Woman Competition. The main motivation behind winning this ‘pageant’ is the opportunity of receiving a scholarship to a school of the winner’s choice. As of this summer, […]