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Homecoming 2012 Unites Community, School District

October 24, 2012 by

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Homecoming is a time to see past friends that are home from college and to take part in many of the fun events. The events during school include hallway decorating for each grade, spirit week, powder puff, and the pep rally. On Friday, 5 October, the annual homecoming parade took place with the homecoming dance following. […]

Safe Trick or Treat Night Scheduled for Wednesday

October 23, 2012 by

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Have you ever attended the Fleetwood Safe Trick or Treat night at the high school? Then why not? Every year for the past seven years, while math teacher Cynthia Steele has been advising the Relay for Life Club, which hosts the  trick or treat night for Fleetwood students and members of the community. “I first decided to be […]

Hileman Leads Girls’ Soccer to County Title

October 19, 2012 by

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Madison Hileman was put in the hot seat Thursday night in the Berks County Girls’ Soccer Championships. “They had a lot of pressure on us, so I was just doing my best,” Hileman said. When the whistle blows, ending a second overtime, a lot of goalies tend to let their nerves get the best of […]

Riots in Libya Readdress American Freedoms

October 18, 2012 by

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On this 11 September, 2012, Anti-American riots broke out in Libya, Egypt, and several other Middle-Eastern countries. The riot in Libya was proven to be uncoordinated and far from premeditated, but it was still very violent. Protestors were armed with rocket powered grenades and fired at U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens, killing him near the U.S. […]

2012 a New Start for Fleetwood Football

October 18, 2012 by

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The Fleetwood Area High School Football team is looking to improve their record from previous years. With new coach Martinez on the job, the team feels they understand the game a lot more. The Tigers’ star running back Tyler Emge thinks they will have a successful season because they have had close games and have […]

Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act Leaves Stomachs Rumbling

October 17, 2012 by

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Students at Fleetwood have definitely been noticing the drastic changes with the lunch menus starting this school year. Many different parameters have been set in the school lunch menu dealing with subjects such as calorie intake, grain intake, and fruit and vegetable consumption.  New stages of these parameters are to be phased in until the […]

Tips and Recipes for Buying and Using Local Produce

October 17, 2012 by

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Tips for the Market If you are looking strictly for local produce, make sure to ask the stand owner. Some stands sell produce that was shipped in from elsewhere. Sometimes it is obvious to tell with items such as bananas and avocados, but others, like broccoli and strawberries, are not. Do not forget to bargain […]