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Fleetwood’s Roamin’ Gnome Embarks

November 4, 2011 by

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With the start of anew school year, The Tiger Times staff  has combined the ever popular Travelocity commercial to create the Fleetwood roaming gnome. The Travelocity gnome was transformed from his fancy blue coat to an awesome red Fleetwood Area High School letter jacket. He also earned some tiger paw prints on his hat and boots. For […]

Family Favorites More Common Than Not

November 4, 2011 by

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Parents with multiple children have always told them they loved each equally, but according to a recent Time Magazine article, this is not true. In a study conducted by Catherine Conger, a professor of human and community developments at the University of California at Davis, a group of 384 pairs of siblings and their parents were […]

Four Square a Huge Hit with Fleetwood Seniors

November 3, 2011 by

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A lot of the seniors at Fleetwood are interested and involved in many different activities, but, if there is one activity that has taken precedence over the rest this year, it is the seniors’ love for four square. The game wasn’t big with last year’s senior class, but now almost all of the seniors are playing […]

Some Tips May Help College Hopefuls

November 3, 2011 by

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For high school seniors, the pressures of college can at times be overwhelming. Touring colleges, applying to them, and trying to meet deadlines make for some stressful moments throughout the year. There are, however, many misconceptions about college and many struggles other high schoolers face when applying or trying to get ready for life after […]

Random Profile–Mitch Kinek Follows Fleetwood Family Tradition

November 2, 2011 by

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Freshman Mitch Kinek is the son of Thomas and Shelli, and brother to Tori, Kaley, and Joe. He’s an athletic, pizza-loving soccer player. In the few weeks Mitch has been in high school, he’s been more than enjoying himself. Most kids find their freshman year nerve-racking because many of them are on their own . For […]

Skinny Jeans Fashionable but Unhealthy?

November 2, 2011 by

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The latest craze to hit the Fleetwood area has been skinny jeans. From little kids to adults, skinny jeans are the latest and greatest thing to wear. Sure they look good, but what are fashionable folks sacrificing for the sake of looking nice?  Rumors about health concerns involving skinny jeans have been circulating for some […]

’11-’12 Fleetwood Homecoming King and Queen Coronated

November 1, 2011 by

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“It makes me feel like I am a part of the school and will never be forgotten,” 2011 Homecoming King Ryan Cortazzo said as he was crowned by last year’s King, Leonardo Rosario. Every year the student council organizes Homecoming, a highly anticipated event including a dance, a parade, and the crowning of a King […]

Anticipation Building for Misa’s Fugue Premiere

November 1, 2011 by

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The documentary Misa’s Fugue, a survivor story of Frank Grunwuald and his Holocaust experience, has recently received much praise. The movie is a grant recipient of the 2011-12 Berks Arts Council and the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts. The grants that Misa’s Fugue has obtained are worth $1,084 ($542 from each organization). The money will […]