Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2012«

Random Cheese: What’s Your College?

June 28, 2012 by

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A look at FAHS’s BCIAA Win

June 28, 2012 by

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FAHS Earns A+ for Blood Donations

June 27, 2012 by

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Do you want to save lives but don’t want to make it a career? There’s a solution for that: Donate blood! Fleetwood Area High School hosts two annual blood drives, and, as long as you are eligible, you can save a life. To be eligible, students and staff must be at least 17 and weigh […]

FAHS Girls’ Soccer Recovers from Rough Start

June 27, 2012 by

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This season, the high school girls’ soccer team had a rough start. With a rough record full of multiple losses at the end of the season, the outcome did not look good for the team. The Fleetwood girls’ soccer team was awarded the 20th seed in districts. Yet Fleetwood came out on top. Their first […]

FAHS Participates in KU Relay for Life Walk

June 26, 2012 by

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Every year, in over twenty countries, countless relays are held in an effort to raise awareness of cancer and to celebrate the lives of survivors. Relay for Life is a volunteer-driven fundraising event hosted by the American Cancer Society. The event has raised over three billion dollars to date. In May of 1985, Dr. Gordon […]

FAHS Girls Play Penn State Volleyball

June 26, 2012 by

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For the past few years, some girls from the Fleetwood Volleyball team have been participating with club teams around the area in the winter season. But some club teams are not ordinary teams. Some of these teams travel to Penn State Main Campus and play volleyball Saturday through Monday. It’s a fun experience in which […]

Jeter Off to Hot Start

June 25, 2012 by

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Derek Jeter, a future 1st-ballot Hall of Famer, is off to a great start this year after many of his critics said he should retire and hang up the spikes. The 37-year old shortstop, who has been a hero around New York throughout his 17-year career for the Yankees, is arguably one of the best […]

Helpful Career Tips for the Future

June 25, 2012 by

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Picking a career may be stressful and hard for most people to do. Deciding on what you want to do doesn’t have to always be something that needs to be chosen as soon as you look at colleges; however, the sooner you know, the easier it can be. First, figure out something you like, as […]

2012 Nascar Season Opens with Excitement

June 22, 2012 by

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The Nascar Sprint Cup Series kicked off the 2012 season in February with a bang. Literally. The Daytona 500, which was pushed back a day due to rain, was anything but uneventful. The highlight of the race was when Juan Montoya hit a jet dryer under caution, causing an explosion and a large mess that […]

NATO Summit Faces Protests in Chicago

June 22, 2012 by

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In May, the yearly NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Summit was held in Chicago. The summit was met with mass protests from thousands of people. These protests gained a lot of attention during the following weeks they occurred. But what is NATO, anyways? NATO, or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, was formed in 1949. The […]

Chelsea wins UEFA Championship

June 21, 2012 by

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“It was the best footballing of my life,” Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard said. Lampard, 33, took part in helping Chelsea conquer German giants Bayern Munich in the final leg of the UEFA Champions League. It was indeed a final to remember, as Chelsea’s luck was about to expire due to Thomas Muller netting a header […]

An Open Invitation to Publish with The Tiger Times

June 21, 2012 by

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Next year is coming quickly. There is a class, usually ninth period, with Mr. Houp that I think you should take. This class is journalism. Journalism is in the communications field, and it involves the act of reporting the news. Journalism is really cool because you can report on anything you want as long as […]

Zombie Ant Fungus Haunts the Tropics

June 20, 2012 by

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When people think of the news, they think of topics such as sports or the community. Generally, they don’t think of the tropical populations of carpenter ants being wiped out by a fungal infection. The infection is caused by a fungus which releases spores that specifically targets ants. When the spores come in contact with […]

Rivera Sorely Missed by Yankees

June 20, 2012 by

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Since 1997, the New York Yankees have been blessed with an amazing closer in Mariano Rivera. But on 3 May, Rivera tore a ligament in his knee. He did so during batting practice. Rivera was catching fly balls during batting practice when he was running towards the warning track and suddenly his knee buckled. As […]

Vans Warped Tour Coming to Scranton, Camden

June 19, 2012 by

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For most teens, the coming of June represents the arrival of a summer long awaited. Many look forward to family vacations, good times with friends, or simply enjoying the stress-free environment that summer is known to bring. For others, however, the turning of the calendar to June signifies the drawing closer of a grand festival […]

FAHS Students Have a Good Day at Twelfth Night

June 19, 2012 by

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Hear ye, hear ye! On the 18 March, Mr. Marc Walter, a high school English teacher, took a collection of his students to see Twelfth Night, a show that was being performed at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre. He took many of his classes, a mix of freshmen and seniors.  There was enough room for 45 […]

Aimee Helps BFFs to Not Mean “Bickering, Feuding Friends”

June 18, 2012 by

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Dear Aimee,  My best friend and I are fighting over the dumbest things, and now she won’t even talk to me. What should I do? Sincerely, Failing at Friendship   Dear Failing at Friendship, Most best friends have the time period when their friendship is truly tested. This is a crucial time in a friendship. […]

Diverse Summer Cinema Offerings Expected

June 18, 2012 by

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Looking to see a good movie this summer? This upcoming season has a variety of different movies for all viewers. Everything from comedies to superhero movies will be represented in this much anticipated summer. “Ted” comes out on 29 June. “Ted” is a comedy with Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, and Seth MacFarlane (as Ted). Wahlberg […]

FAHS Course Selection Goes Digital

June 15, 2012 by

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Course selection has always been a difficult task when starting a new year in high school. There’s the battle to try to get the best electives, making sure students have all the credits they need while deciding what level of classes they should take. That’s all about to change with the new policy enacted at […]

Craig Owens Welcomed Back into Chiodos Fold

June 15, 2012 by

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The end of April marked a momentous occasion for the Davison, Michigan, musical group, Chiodos. The original lead singer from the previously named The Chiodos Bros has since been reunited with the group after being kicked out in 2009. In 2009, after two successful albums, Bone Palace Ballet (2005) and All’s Well That Ends Well […]

Vinyl-Digital Debate Continues into 21st Century

June 14, 2012 by

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Ever since the first compact disc came out, the debate has existed: Vinyl or CD, which sounds better? Vinyl records originated in the late 1890’s, although they weren’t made for commercial sales of music until RCA Victor launched a long-playing vinyl music player. Vinyls reigned supreme up until the compact disc was developed in the […]

Real-Life Crimes Signal Dawn of Zombie Apocalypse

June 14, 2012 by

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Stock up on rations, ammunition, and guns; find a safe house too: The zombies are coming! On 29 May, A Florida man was fatally shot after he was found eating another living man’s face in the middle of the day while he was nude. Police shot the man, ordering him off the other man.  The […]

Used’s Vulnerable Is Impervious to Critique

June 13, 2012 by

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After over 11 years and three albums, The Used has managed to maintain a core group of original members, only ever replacing a drummer once. After leaving Reprise Records, Quinn Allman (Guitar, Backing Vocals), Jeph Howard (Bass Guitar), Bert McCracken (Lead Vocals), and Dan Whitesides (Drums) formed Anger Music Group, their own label to record […]

FASD Budget Plans Full of Compromise

June 13, 2012 by

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Even though the new school year is months away, many plans are underway for the upcoming 2012- 2013 school year. Over the last couple of months, many meetings have been held concerning the budget for next school year. Each board meeting is different in its own way; sometimes many teachers, students, and parents talk about […]