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Summer Jobs Give Teens Long-Term Bank

June 28, 2013 by


With summer approaching and school coming to an end, a lot more kids this year have summer jobs to occupy their time. Particularly among the upcoming junior and senior classes, many students have begun driving and owning their first cars, which requires a lot of money. Without a summer job, paying for gas would be […]

Tiger Football Training Tough This Spring

June 27, 2013 by


Fleetwood football players are getting pretty hyped as football season is just around the corner. The Tigers started their Spring football training on Tuesday, 28 May. Spring football is extremely important to any program that wants to be successful; it’s where players start to learn the coach’s system and what role they’ll be playing on the […]

Splash into Summer at Dorney

June 26, 2013 by


Dorney Park is one of the biggest attractions within driving distance of Fleetwood. Dorney recently opened for weekends only on 3 May. They did this only for a few weeks before opening the park every day of the week on 23 May, when Wildwater Kingdom also opens. Dorney has many great attractions from its coasters to its games to […]

Tiger Times is the Place For Student Journalists

June 25, 2013 by


Attention future journalists! If you are looking for somewhere to write, you may be interested in joining The Tiger Times. If you don’t know what the Tiger Times is, well, it is Fleetwood Area High School’s newspaper, written by students and for students, teachers, and Fleetwood natives alike. Students in tenth through twelfth grades may opt […]

School Produce a Mixed Bag

June 24, 2013 by


In any school’s lunchroom, food can often be considered notorious, and Fleetwood Area High School is no different. There are the generally well-liked meals, such as the cheese stixs, quesodilla, and stromboli, but, of course, there are the meals and sides and snacks that are simply tolerated or just ignored. One example is the schools […]

Same-Sex Marriage Spreading to Minnesota

June 21, 2013 by


It is official. Minnesota is now the twelfth state to legalize gay marriage. Minnesota joins Rhode Island and Delaware as the states to have legalized same-sex marriage this year. Despite that Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Washington, Maine, Maryland, of course Rhode Island, Delaware, and The District of Columbia have already legalized […]

Boston Bomber Suspects In Government Custody

June 20, 2013 by


On Monday, 15 April, the peace of Boston was shattered when a bomb tore through countless runners, spectators, and civilians. Though at first law enforcement didn’t have many leads, it did not take them long to get on the case. Soon surveillance videos revealed the two lead suspects to be brothers Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. As soon as they […]

Evil Dead Far from DOA

June 19, 2013 by


In Hollywood, it seems like there is some obsessive movement to remake every horror movie ever. Whether the film is a beloved darling of horror, a cult classic, or a piece of obscure garbage best left to the dust bins of history, no horror movie seems to be unworthy of a remake with results that […]

Ignition Remix Fails to Spark Naion’s Fire

June 18, 2013 by


In what might be considered fortunate or unfortunate depending on one’s point of view, the petition aiming to make the Obama Administration recognize the need for a new national anthem failed. From the words of the petitioners “We, the undersigned, would like the Obama Administration to recognize the need for a new national anthem, one […]

Students Satsified by Summer Break

June 17, 2013 by


Summer break is one of the most anticipated times of the year for students. They look forward to spending time with friends and doing various recreational activities. Most seniors venture out for senior week to different locations. Some of the popular locations are the beach, down south, and even camping. Students who are not seniors […]

Random Cheese: Finals Week Reflections

June 14, 2013 by


“I’m going to try my best on the finals.” –Junior Nate Reinert “I think finals are a waste of time.” –Junior Andrew Moran “I don’t like it when teachers give just a final but no midterm.” –Junior Madison Bossler “Finals are really dumb and have no point.” –Junior Ben Rohde “Why can’t teachers just give […]

Faculty Favorites Filled with Familiar Faces

June 13, 2013 by


Each year, Fleetwood boasts many outstanding teachers who are favorites by many students. In previous years, the most favored teacher has been announced at the pep rally, but there was not one this year. Students judge teachers on essential attributes such as how laid back, knowledgeable , and cool they are. “I would have to say Mr. […]

Injustice Offers Thrilling Superhero Showdowns

June 12, 2013 by


Injustice: Gods Among Us is a 2D fighting game developed by Netherrealm Studios. It features playable heroes and villains from across the DC Comics universe. There are 24 total playable characters in Injustice, including Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, and the Joker. Each character has his or her own unique move set and special moves, based on […]

Warped Tour Enters Eighteenth Year

June 11, 2013 by


For seventeen years, the Vans Warped Tour has thrilled audiences around the country every summer. Bringing out plenty of musical acts each year that cover a wide variety of genres, the traveling music festival advertises something for everyone, and the 2013 edition will be no different. The tour was created by Kevin Lyman, a tour […]

Bale Bigger than Tottenham

June 10, 2013 by


Gareth Bale is one of the best soccer players on the planet right now. His incredible pace, skills, and left foot make him one of the most lethal players alive. The Tottenham winger had an amazing breakout 2012-2013 season. The Welsh playmaker scored 21 goals in the premier league this season for the Spurs, most […]

Summer Movie Season Filled with Thrills

June 7, 2013 by


Not sure what to do this summer? Head to the movie theater!  From Memorial Day to the end of August, plenty of promising new movies will see a wide release. The first big budget summer blockbuster out of the gate was Marvel’s Iron Man 3. Star Trek: Into Darkness, Fast 6, and The Hangover 3 […]

Steiner Family Chooses Deer over Dogs

June 6, 2013 by


Raising an animal big or small is a hard responsibility, although there are some animals that need a little more than just a sprinkle of fish food. I don’t have your normal house pet. My family and I have been raising deer for about 17 years, give or take. Our first deer we ever brought […]

Tornados Devastate Midwest

June 5, 2013 by


On 19 May 2013, a series of tornadoes devastated the mid-west, specifically Oklahoma and Kansas. These tornadoes weren’t just passers-by; they were big and extremely high on the scale. The system of tornadoes stretched from Minnesota to Texas. It was said there were heavy amounts of rain and baseball-sized hail in these states. The main […]

The End of the Year Is Here

June 4, 2013 by


The end of the year is rolling around, and final exams are tormenting the students of Fleetwood. Whether it’s organized studying or crammed studying, everyone is trying to prepare in some way. Many teachers have stopped teaching for the rest of the year and now are just reviewing for the final exams. Most seniors began […]

Houp to Bless World with Second Offspring

June 3, 2013 by


Whether you say “expecting” or “bun in the oven,” it all comes down to the same thing, and Mrs. Jennifer Houp is no exception. This will be Mr. and Mrs. Zachary Houp’s second child.  Their first was Mia, born on 18 October 2011. Though both of parents would have been happy with a second daughter, they are […]

Bright Future Ahead for Fleetwood Athletics

June 3, 2013 by


During the 2012-2013 school year, Fleetwood athletics excelled in many sports and improved on past years. During this year, not only did many teams experience successful seasons, Fleetwood students also showed a lot of school pride by attending many games as Superfans. During the fall, the boys’ soccer team won their division and made both […]