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Random Profile: Gina Sanders

May 31, 2013 by


Gina Sanders is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School and is planning on attending college next year. Sanders intends to matriculate in Reading Area Community College for her general education courses, later transferring to Penn State Berks to become a registered nurse. Sanders plans to get through college and achieve her career goals. She enjoys […]

Miami Again Favorite for NBA Championship

May 30, 2013 by


The NBA playoffs are an exhilarating couple of weeks in the months of May and June. Every year, fans watch to see who will be the next playoff hero, like Michael Jordan or Larry Bird. The Miami Heat won their second NBA championship last year and are the odds on favorite to repeat. With serious […]

What Really Happens When Choosing the Pope

May 29, 2013 by


The Pope is arguably the most popular living figurehead. With over one billion Roman Catholic followers, the pope has a lot of people to please. A lot of people know who the Pope is and what he does, but not many people understand how the Pope actually becomes the Pope. It is a common thought […]

Myrtle Beach Appeals to All

May 28, 2013 by


It’s that time of year again, when people start to think about vacations. Looking for a good place to go? Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is one of the top vacation spots in the United States. Myrtle has fun for the entire family, with entertainment for children and toddlers, all the way up to a great […]

Studies Show Teens Waiting Longer to Drive

May 24, 2013 by


Obtaining a driver’s license is a large step in one’s life. It provides the owner with freedoms and opportunities not present before he or she acquired one. The minimum age to obtain a license in the United States varies from fourteen to seventeen depending on state laws; however, new statistics are coming forward that fewer […]

Iron Man 3 a Must See

May 23, 2013 by


Here’s a bold statement: Iron Man is the coolest superhero ever. Don’t believe me? Watch Iron Man 3, the newest addition in Marvel’s long line of superhero movies. Even if one is not well-versed in the comic book movie universe–full disclosure, I haven’t even seen the first two Iron Man films–this movie is sure to […]

Manchester United says Farewell to Sir Alex Ferguson

May 22, 2013 by


The glory is finally coming to an end. Twenty-Seven years ago, Manchester United hired the man who would become the most successful manager of all time, Sir Alex Ferguson. Now, all that success and glory is coming to an end after Ferguson recently announced that he will retire at the end of the 2012-2013 season. This […]

Senioritis Hits Hard in Fleetwood

May 21, 2013 by


When the days of senior year start dwindling, most students experience senioritis. Senioritis is something that happens when a graduated student gets accepted to college and simply doesn’t care anymore.  He or she tends not to study or do homework, and procrastinate is rampant. Other symptoms of senioritis can be not caring about appearance, being constantly […]

Final Concert for Seniors Bittersweet

May 20, 2013 by


As the 2013 Spring Concert rolls around, many seniors are starting to see the end of their music career arriving. Some are sad to see the end, and some are happy to see a new beginning. Their love for the music department teachers is prodigious. Senior students even purchase gifts for the teachers. On 17 […]

See the World Anew with Google Glass

May 17, 2013 by


Google Glass has many people wondering where technology is heading. It is probably the most technologically advanced item known to the public. Google is in big competition to be at the top of the technology chain, going up against companies such as Apple and Microsoft, and they seem to be handling themselves very nicely. With […]

German Students Visit PA German Cultural Heritage Center

May 16, 2013 by


On 19 April, German students went on a field trip to the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center in Kutztown. Students left the school at 9:30 a.m. and returned shortly after 1:00 p.m. The German Cultural Heritage Center is a museum and cultural center that strives to preserve and promote the Pennsylvania German Culture. While there, students […]

Random Profile: Jasmine Ohlinger

May 14, 2013 by


Jasmine Skye Marie Ohlinger is a Fleetwood Area High School senior born in Reading, PA. She enjoys playing tennis, playing video games, and playing with cats. Most describe her as a caring and understanding person. With such a great personality, her creativity comes out in her artwork. She is an amazing artist and enjoys taking the […]

Weather Woes in the Forecast

May 13, 2013 by


It has been really hot, then freezing cold, then extremely dry, and then too humid that we could hear our hair frizz up before we even were outside. Pennsylvanians agree it has been a weird time for weather this year as well as the end of the 2012.  One of the most trending questions now is what are […]

May Horoscopes

May 10, 2013 by


Aries [March 21st- April 19th] One major illusion comes as well as one absolutely correct insight into your life. The illusion centers on money, friendship, and hopes for the future. Someone might play on your social instincts to hide something from you. The correct insight comes in the areas of investments, lifestyle changes, and travel. […]

Suarez Banned Again

May 9, 2013 by


Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been in a couple of controversial incidents in his career, and recently, he has added another to the list. He has been banned for ten games for biting Chelsea defender Banislav Ivanovic. The Uruguayan international will miss the rest of the season, which doesn’t look too promising for Liverpool. “I think it […]

Memorable Band Trip Ends with a Sputter

May 8, 2013 by


From Thursday, 11 April, to Monday, 15 April, the 2013 annual music department trip took place. For some kids, it was their last—and one which they will be sure to never forget. Every year, the music department trip takes place at one of many locations. This year, the department went to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. “I […]

FAHS Music Returns from South Carolina

May 7, 2013 by


Every year, the Fleetwood Area Music Department invites students to attend a trip to compete in a music competition. This year students who attended the trip had the chance to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The trip to Myrtle Beach cost $510.00, which may seem like a lot, but participants could fundraise enough money to […]

Dominican Republic Dominates WBC

May 6, 2013 by


The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is a world-wide baseball tournament that is held in the spring every year. Each country in the world has the opportunity to compete if they want to. As a substitute to spring training, some Major League Baseball athletes compete with their home country’s team. The MLB still keeps track of […]

FAHS German Students Participate in KU Competition

May 2, 2013 by


On Wednesday, 10 April, Kutztown University hosted the inaugural World Languages Meet. Fleetwood German students competed in several events, taking home the second place prize in the events Virtual Amazing Language Race and Taboorades. They were the only team that participated in the Cultural Presentation.  The festivities began at 8:30 a.m. and lasted until 4:30 p.m. […]

High Praise for The Story So Far

May 1, 2013 by


Hailing from Walnut Creek, California, The Story so Far is a pop punk band that recently released its second studio album, What You Don’t See. The album’s release was met with a positive response, receiving praise from music critics and fans alike and going as high as #46 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Following the […]