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Fleetwood Hall of Fame Ceremony to be Unforgettable

November 27, 2012 by

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This December, the Fleetwood Hall of Fame Ceremony will be held. The event will be honoring past Fleetwood students for their athletic accomplishments. “The ceremony is taking place on Thursday December 27,2012, in conjunction with the 2012 Boys’ Basketball 49th Annual Tiger Classic Tournament,” Fleetwood athletic director Matt Diehl said.  “The ceremony will take place […]

Sandor and Song Remain Upbeat Despite DMD

November 27, 2012 by

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You may not know his face, but you have probably heard his name. Seventh grader Aidan Sandor is a student at Fleetwood Area Middle School currently battling  Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), an inherited disorder that involves muscle weakness that worsens over time and which is most commonly diagnosed in adolescent boys.  Sandor was diagnosed in […]

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Worth the Money

November 21, 2012 by

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 marks the eighth game in the long-standing Tekken fighting game series. This is the sequel to Tekken Tag Tournament, and one would not expect disappointment from the widely loved and generally well-regarded series. Unlike the other Tekken games, save Tekken Tag Tournament, this game offers something different to Tekken’s fighting formula […]

Sandy Brings Devastation on Northbound Journey

November 21, 2012 by

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On 29 October, 2012, Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, devastated parts of the east coast. Sandy is estimated to have caused around $20 billion in damage. The storm prevented people from leaving their homes and forced some to find other ways of entertaining themselves. “To prepare for the hurricane, we bought a […]

Chevy, Ford Rivalry an Arbitrary Debate

November 20, 2012 by

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Many know that the Chevy v. Ford feud is a long-standing tradition, but when people are questioned why they like each vehicle,  a straight answer is rarely given.  Some say whichever vehicle their parents drove. There are no real fact as to which manufacturer is better, but the opinions are beyond hilarious. “I grew up […]

Washington Soars in Flight

November 20, 2012 by

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A hung over, naked man wakes up in a trashy motel outside an airport in Florida. A beautiful woman wakes up beside him. She reminds him they have a nine o’clock flight. She is the flight attendant; he is the pilot. After taking a swig of vodka and snorting a line of coke, he’s ready […]

Oriental Cole Slaw Great for Thanksgiving

November 19, 2012 by

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Ingredients: 1 pack (chicken) Ramen Noodles with seasoning packet 1 pound bag cole slaw ½ cup sliced almonds 3 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 tablespoons butter 4 teaspoons sugar ½ cup canola oil 1 teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons rice vinegar Directions: 1. Crush noodles. 2. Melt butter. 3. Add almonds, noodles, and sesame […]

FAHS Re-Elects Obama Too

November 19, 2012 by

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Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, was an important day for all Americans, and FAHS students weren’t left out. Everyone age eighteen or older could participate in picking the next leader of America. Unfortunately, most students at Fleetwood Area High School could not participate because they were not of age; however, FAHS held its own mock election […]

Hockey Hiatus Infuriates Fans

November 16, 2012 by

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The National Hockey League (NHL) lockout began on 15 September, 2012.  It is a dispute between the players in the NHL and the coaches.  The owners locked out the players because they could not come to an agreement before the season started, and their collective bargaining agreement expired less than a month before the season. […]

Maynard Joins the Arts

November 16, 2012 by

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FAHS senior Lyndsay Maynard never took any art electives before experiencing her first endeavor in the arts by participating in Senior Art. She is a self-proclaimed realism artist whose mediums include various forms of paints, acrylic and water-color; as well as colored pencil, charcoal, ink, and pencil. The inspiration for Maynard’s work is whatever comes […]

New Laws Hope to Engender Safer Driving

November 15, 2012 by

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In early November, several states enacted laws banning teen drivers from using cell phones behind the wheel. The law will ban any use of cell phones, including texting and calling, by teens who are driving. In some states, a $150 fine will be issued to those caught in the act of texting while driving.  Currently, […]

Philosophy Club Thinks Itself into Being

November 15, 2012 by

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Students looking for something to do after school may be in luck. This year, Fleetwood Area High School has a brand-new Philosophy Club. Dissatisfied with the focuses and options offered to them by other after school clubs, seniors Cody Millard and Leif Greiss came up with the idea for a club dedicated to the discussion […]

Felix Baumgartner Falls into History

November 14, 2012 by

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On 14 October, 2012, “Fearless” Felix Baumgartner made history with the first “Supersonic Dive”. He described his free fall as “swimming without touching water.” Twenty- Four miles above the New Mexico Desert was where the jump took place. Felix is the only human being to break the speed of sound without the help of a supersonic […]

Random Cheese: What do you like most about winter?

November 14, 2012 by

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What do you like most about winter? Joe Kinek (10th): “I hate winter.” Kayla Daniels (10th): “Hot chocolate.” Teacher Matt Kellet: “Basketball.” Nick Carroll (9th)- “I don’t like winter.” Austin Young (10th): “Christmas.” Justin Dantas (12th): “NBA Season.” Ryan Andre (11th): “Hot chocolate.” Kae Huang (10th): “Spending time with my family on winter break.” Brandon […]

Garrett Cares for Candles and Kids

November 8, 2012 by

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She’s there in the center desk, but you might not have discovered her name yet. The new FAHS secretary April Garrett, a Fleetwood graduate who was excited when she was offered the job as a high school main office secretary. “I have always had a love for children but was unable to complete my teaching degree due to […]

Argo a Realistic Thriller

November 7, 2012 by

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Argo begins with a powerful scene depicting chaos and confusion in a foreign land.  The U.S. embassy is raided by an angry mob in Iran in 1979. Six American ambassadors escape and take shelter at the Canadian ambassador’s house. They stay hunkered down for several months while, back in America, yellow ribbons are tied around […]

Mazenko Joins FAHS English Cast

November 6, 2012 by

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Born in Levittown but raised in Langhorne, PA, Sarah Mazenko has traveled about two hours to attend Kutztown University, where she is attending school. At KU, she is studying as an undergraduate in Secondary Education and English in hopes of becoming an English teacher. The only other grade she has taught thus far is twelfth […]

Misa’s Fugue Set for Success

November 5, 2012 by

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Misa’s Fugue, a documentary about Holocaust survivor Frank “Misa” Grunwald was produced with the help of over 200 Fleetwood Area High Students. The idea, and later the pre-production, for Misa’s Fugue began on June 25, 2010, the date media teacher Sean Gaston met Grunwald at a Holocaust education conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Gaston always wanted to find […]

Don’t Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

November 5, 2012 by

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Sleeping Dogs, originally to be released as True Crime: Hong Kong is a video game that follows a third person open-world crime drama format and follows the story of Wei Shen, a cop in Hong Kong who is set undercover to infiltrate and dismantle the Triad gang known as the Sun On Yee. The story […]

Beardvember a Glorious Time for Guys

November 1, 2012 by

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Beardvember is a time of glorious facial hair bonding amongst men. One can ask any male friend, and someone will most likely know or have participated in Beardvember. Also known as “No Shave November,” this activity is fun for all who embrace it. The idea behind this occasion is pretty simple. Guys get to enjoy a […]