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Fleetwood Field Hockey Earns County Title

November 30, 2011 by

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For the first time since 1986, Fleetwood Area High School’s field hockey team brought home a county title. Alyssa Delp and Lauren Hoffman scored a goal each to give the Tigers a 2-0 win over Hamburg in the Berks County Championship on Thursday, 19 October. “It feels pretty good and overwhelming that a team other […]

Houps Welcome Joyous Bundle

November 30, 2011 by

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Journalism and English instructor Zachary Houp–with assistance from his wife–recently brought a new life into the world. Mia Faith Houp, born on October 18th at 8:30 in the morning, weighed in at 6 lbs., 9 oz., and measured 19 in. “We wanted something simple and beautiful for her first name, and we wanted her middle […]

Uggs Expected to Dominate Winter Accessories

November 29, 2011 by

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Winter is fast approaching in Berks County, meaning it is almost time to break out the comfy sweaters and hot cocoa. For many middle and high school girls, wintertime also means stepping out in their new Ugg boots. Ugg, an Australian brand made popular in the 1970s, makes suede boots, moccasins, and other footwear. Ugg has […]

New Call of Duty Game Hits the Mark

November 29, 2011 by

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With high expectations for the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare video game, it’s safe to say that Infinity Ward met, if not exceeded, those expectations,. Even though the game gets its storyline from its predecessor Modern Warfare 2, the installments definitely have their differences.The single player mode takes gamers globe-trotting through the world’s most powerful countries […]

Myriad Methods Exist for Protecting our Tuxedo-Clad Friends

November 23, 2011 by

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Conservation of wildlife is a topic frequently visited in today’s world, but certain species of animals are continually passed over, even as the numbers of the endangered and threatened continue to climb. Penguins, some of the most easily recognizable birds in the world, seem to fit perfectly into this category because of the lack of […]

Occupy Wall Street Movement Reaches National Stage

November 23, 2011 by

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The silent majority has spoken, and it does not seem that its cry will be easily muffled this time. The Occupy Wall Street movement, which, in recent weeks, has been a matter of great interest to many Americans, has taken flight and is gaining support at an alarming rate. Occupy Wall Street, an ongoing series […]

Students Express Themselves through Rap Battling

November 22, 2011 by

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War has broken out at Fleetwood Area High school. Not one of physical strength, but one of rhymes. In the past few weeks, rap battles have taken over the halls of Fleetwood High every day before ninth period. Rap battling, the basis for all rap music, is truly where rap music originated. The object of […]