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German Club Erects Gingerbread Village

February 8, 2012 by

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Random Cheese covers Valentine’s Day Candy

February 8, 2012 by

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With Valentine’s Day coming up, the staff of The Tiger Times ventured to ask students: “What is your favorite candy?” Micah Storms (11)- “Starbursts.” Dan Judy (11)- “3 Musketeers.” Christian Boyer (11)- ” Reese’s Pieces.” Dan Milloy (12)- “Milk Duds.” Mr. Farr (Math Teacher)- “Take 5.” Mr. Houp (English Teacher)- “Mjolkchoklad from IKEA.” Though juniors […]

Fleetwood Leads FBLA Competition

February 7, 2012 by

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On 20 December, 46 brave students journeyed from Fleetwood to Kutztown University, determined to come out on top. Fleetwood’s own FBLA organization went to compete against nine other schools in all aspects of business and triumphed proudly, with many of them placing in all sorts of events. At the competition, there were 50 overall events in […]

IL to Un: Power Transferred in North Korea

February 7, 2012 by

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The death of Kim Jong Il shocked many worldwide. Kim, who died in December at age 69 after 17 years of ruling North Korea, was one of the most feared rulers in Southeast Asia. He was frequently the subject of allegations implying North Korea harbored an abundance of nuclear weapons. Due to American advancements in […]

Superfan Nation Takes to the Basketball Court

February 6, 2012 by

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Although Fleetwood isn’t known for its success at all sports, one thing it is known for is Superfan Nation. Superfan Nation can be described as the school’s group of unorganized kids who somehow came together for this year’s basketball season. The Superfans go to every boys’  home and away game, always dressed in some kind of […]

FAHS/FAMS Ski Clubs Prepare for Late Season

February 6, 2012 by

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Last year, history teacher Craig Ghessi retired and took with him the amazing discounts offered to school ski clubs by Bear Creek Ski Area. Thankfully, middle school history teacher Tony Didyoung and guidance counselor Jessica Cammauf, who head the middle school’s ski club, jumped at the opportunity to assist the high school. Didyoung, who attended Fleetwood Area […]

Fleetwood Reflects on End of Iraq War

February 3, 2012 by

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On 21 October 2011, President Obama announced the end of the Iraq war and the beginning of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the region. In December, the final remaining troops left Iraq, and the war that began nine years ago finally ended. The debate will go on whether or not the war in Iraq […]

Fleetwood Field Hockey Presses On…Even among Alumni

February 3, 2012 by

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Fleetwood Field Hockey has been known as one of the most successful sports offered by Fleetwood. For two years straight, the girls have proven themselves to be true competitors. In 2010, they made a long successful postseason run by taking second in Berks County, only falling to Wilson. The girls also qualified for states after […]

Science Olympiad Team Brings Home Gold

February 2, 2012 by

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Are you ready for some science?!  The Science Olympiad County Competition at Kutztown University occurred on Thursday, 5 January. The Fleetwood squad left school to compete against 13 other schools from across Berks County. Each team brings 15 competitors to participate in 23 different events. There are two people per event from each school, so all of […]

Spirit Club Spreads Spirit to Local Food Bank

February 2, 2012 by

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The Fleetwood Area High School’s spirit club recently began participating in the food bank at the Fleetwood Community Center. For those who are not familiar with the food bank, it is held on the first Thursday of every month. Participants unload food from a truck, distribute, and carry the items out. Those who work in […]

Mayan Apocalypse Not So Daunting

February 1, 2012 by

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Twenty-one December 2011 is the infamous date most people know as the last day of the Mayan calendar and consider to be the supposed apocalypse. However, according to recent studies and discoveries, the date appears to have taken on some new, far less sinister meanings. According to recent research done on the Mayan calendar, what […]

A Peak at Groundhog Days Past

February 1, 2012 by

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Although 2 February may not strike everyone as an important day, it is quite a popular holiday across the United States. Groundhog Day has earned its spot on the map as the traditions of the holiday carry on year after year. The exact origins of Groundhog Day are not known, but the holiday is definitely […]

End of Iraq War an Effective, Accidental Political Strategy

February 1, 2012 by

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After more than seven years of fighting and a year of withdrawing American troops, the Iraq War is finally, officially over. The conflict, as time went on, became ever more unpopular, for many reasons. Many believed U.S. troops were only over there for the oil. Others felt that the true reason of the occupation was so […]