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Fleetwood Changing Credit Requirements

February 25, 2014 by

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Students of BCTC (Berks Career & Technical Center) over the past few years have had trouble earning the required amount of credits. BCTC students leave for BCTC almost immediately after they arrive at school in the morning. They get back to the Fleetwood Area High School during 5th period and start their classes 6th. Doing […]

Hunter Tomeo: A Portrait of the Snowboarder as a Young Man

February 24, 2014 by

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Hunter Tomeo is a 10th grader at Fleetwood Area High School. He spends most of his time snowboarding at Bear Creek. Hunter has been interested in snowboarding for the past three years. He does not compete as of now but would like to start. Bear Creek holds competitions for snowboarding and skiing. Hunter saw that […]

NFL Reinvents Pro Bowl

February 21, 2014 by

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“This Pro Bowl was exciting to watch this year,” junior Frankie Talarico said. The Pro Bowl was nothing like it was in past years. This year’s Pro Bowl was different. The stars realigned: no more AFC vs. NFC. It is all about giving fans match-ups they have never seen before. “The uniforms were really strange, […]

Flappy Bird Flaps Away

February 20, 2014 by

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Flappy Bird is an Android and Apple game created for phones or iPods by Dong Nguyen. It is a simple game in which players have to tap the screen of their devices to make a bird fly. The bird has to fly under or over tubes, gaining points for each set of tubes he successfully […]

Fleetwood Cured of Bieber Fever Epidemic

February 20, 2014 by

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Justin Bieber recently experienced some trouble with the law, leading to a rough start to the new year. Bieber’s neighbor accused him of throwing eggs over his fence on 9 January. Bieber caused approximately $20,000 in damage. Then Los Angeles police raided his $6.5 million mansion. Bieber was later arrested in Miami on suspicion of […]

Fleetwood Teachers Multiplying

February 18, 2014 by

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Three teachers at Fleetwood have recently been blessed with newborn children. Dina Heffner, Susan Cammauf, and Zachary Houp are now balancing marker boards with their diapers. Dina Heffner gave birth on Saturday, 19 October 2013, at 2:27 p.m. Her baby girl was born at the Reading Hospital and was named Kayley Anna Heffner. Her middle […]

Ronaldo Wins Second Ballon d’Or

February 14, 2014 by

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The FIFA Ballon d’Or is presented at the end of every year. It is an award that goes out to the best soccer player that year. The 2013 Ballon d’Or ceremony took place on 13 January. The three nominees for the award were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Frank Ribery. All three players had an […]