Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2014«

After-School Snacks Need Not Be Fatty

March 31, 2014 by

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It’s after school, and you’re rummaging for a snack, but you’re getting sick of eating fatty foods.  There are plenty of healthy after-school snacks to eat. Be creative in your choices.  There are so many combinations and healthy ways to snack. It’s a well-known fact that eating small amounts of foods throughout the day will […]

Live Better and Live Positively

March 31, 2014 by

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Having a positive attitude, a healthy diet, and understanding your own body and limit are essentials in feeling better about life. Boosting your own self-esteem and not waiting for others to do that for you will help you feel powerful and confident. Every morning, tell yourself, “I am beautiful, I am proud of myself, what […]

Random Cheese: What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?

March 28, 2014 by

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English teacher Sara Wilkinson: “Before I die, I want to travel to Germany.” Science teacher Erin Follweiler: “I want to rent a camper with my family and travel across the states.” Alex Merceron, 12th grade: “Travel to Spain.” Corey Campbell, 12th grade: “Before I die, I want to fly a plane.” Rocco Russo, 11th grade: […]

Spring Fashion Trends Sprout Anew

March 28, 2014 by

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The 2014 spring wardrobe is a unique and tasteful collection. Different styles and trends are breaking out into stores. Long shorts are out, and short shorts are in. Stripes and leather were last year’s trend, but this year soft pastel colors are in. “My favorite clothing to wear in the spring is short sleeve shirts and […]

What Happened to Tiger TV?

March 27, 2014 by

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In the past years at Fleetwood Area High School, students and staff have been treated to a weekly news/variety program put together by Mr. Sean Gaston and the TV media students. This year, Gaston decided not to run Tiger TV. “Just talk to some of the junior or seniors that are in TV media 1 and […]

Top Songs of February 2014 an Eclectic Mix

March 27, 2014 by

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The average American listens to three hours of music every day. Music can be inspiring, motivational, or relaxing. Pop music dominates most radio stations. It is difficult to predict which songs will become popular and place highly on the charts. New trends start quickly, and some popular songs can fade out in a matter of […]

High-Paid Athletes Break the Bank

March 26, 2014 by

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As many may know, professional sports are an extremely high-paying industry in the world right now. Many may not know the exact figures earned by the best athletes in the world. The numbers on this list are, quite honestly, unbelievable. Ranking at number ten in the charts is American Quarterback all-star, Peyton Manning. Known by […]

Lasagna Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Are Fun and Easy

March 26, 2014 by

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Grilled cheese sandwiches are great for making you feel better on a cold night. To make things even more interesting, combine them with Mama’s homemade lasagna and make lasagna grilled cheese sandwiches! This recipe makes two sandwiches. For ingredients, you will need to grab four slices of any kind of bread you like, 2 tablespoons […]

2014 MLB Spring Training Underway

March 25, 2014 by

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The 2014 MLB season has started up with spring training underway. Many teams are looking to bounce back after missing out on playoffs in 2013. There are also teams that are predicted to remain at the top of the league. Big teams that should be back on track for the 2014 season after missing the […]

NHL Players in Olympics Spark Controversy

March 25, 2014 by

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Are the 2014 winter Olympic games the last time we will see NHL players in the Olympics? Players from the NHL (National Hockey League) have been allowed in the Olympics since 1998, but 2014 may be the last year we will see them in the Olympic Games. Owners of NHL teams have been raising issues […]

Fourth FAHS Shakespeare Field Trip Imminent

March 24, 2014 by

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Fleetwood Area School District has always incorporated reading Shakespeare into its curriculum. Students read “Romeo and Juliet,” “Julius Caesar,” “Macbeth,” and sometimes “The Taming of the Shrew” for a quarter in their English classes. Four years ago, Fleetwood began attending a Shakespeare play in Philadelphia at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre. If students are interested in attending […]

This Week in History: 25 March to 31 March

March 24, 2014 by

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March 25 31 – First Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus. 708 – Constantine begins his reign as Catholic Pope. 1821 – Greece gains independence from Turkey. 1965 – Martin Luther King, Jr., leads 25,000 to state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. 1970 – Concorde makes its 1st supersonic flight (700 MPH/1,127 KPH). March 26 1668 […]

Tiger Times ’13-’14 T-Shirts Available for Purchase!

March 21, 2014 by

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Click here to access a .pdf of the Tiger Times t-shirt OrderForm.

Shigo Signs with Penn State

March 21, 2014 by

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Morgan Shigo signed his National Letter of Intent with Penn State University on 10 February, 2014. The ceremony was held in the Fleetwood Area High School Library. He signed the letter at 4:00 p.m. The signing was covered by the Reading Eagle and 69 News. Shigo is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School. He […]

Fill Your Bucket List with These Vacations

March 20, 2014 by

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Many of you may have heard of a bucket list, or maybe you have one of your own. A bucket list is a list of things to do or places to go before you die. There are an abundance of places you might want to check out in your lifetime. Zhangye Danxia landform in Gansu, […]

Russell Wilson to be Two-Sport Athlete?

March 19, 2014 by

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Russell Wilson is a professional quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson played college football for the University of Wisconsin and was picked by the Seahawks with the twelfth pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft. Wilson was never seen to be the starting quarterback of a Super Bowl championship-winning team, considering he […]

Real Madrid Shows Promise

March 18, 2014 by

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Real Madrid is highly regarded as one of the best teams ever. The club has incredible history and is looking to keep it going with their talented team. Madrid signed Cristiano Ronaldo, who is currently the best player in the world, in 2009 for a world record bid at the time of 94 million pounds. […]

Random Cheese: What Random Cheese Question Should We Ask?

March 17, 2014 by

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Senior Antonio Goode: “I’d like to be asked what my favorite hobbies and interests are.” Senior Rachel Clarke: “What would you do with your life if money was a meaningless object?” Senior Patrick Coles: “Would you like to scratch my foot?” Senior Anthony Filippini: “Have you ever been to a Turkish prison?” History Teacher Mrs. […]

FAHS Musicians Attend Counties, Districts, Regionals

March 14, 2014 by

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During the month of December, members of Fleetwood’s band had the opportunity to participate in county band and district band. “It was in Exeter about three weeks ago and I liked it a lot,” Rachel Clarke said.  “I’ve been in county band since seventh grade, except my sophomore year. I also know most of the […]

Philly Snowfall Still Pales to Alaska

March 13, 2014 by

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This year has been record breaking for snowfall. Compared to previous years, this is the coldest winter Pennsylvanians have had in quite a few years. Researchers gathered information stating Philadelphia has had a total of 54.8 inches of snow this year so far. According to Philly.com, it has been snowing over 2 inches per hour. […]

U.S. Brings Home the Gold in Sochi

March 12, 2014 by

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The 2014 Olympic Games were held in Sochi, Russia, on 7 February 2014. The United States came home with nine gold medals, seven silver, and twelve bronze. The categories in which America ranked were Freestyle Skiing, Snowboarding, Alpine Skiing, Figure Skating, Bobsled, Skeleton, Ice hockey, Short Track, and Luge. The U.S. took home gold medals […]

2,220 US Soldiers Lost in Afghanistan to Date

March 11, 2014 by

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On 12 February 2014, soldiers were killed in Kapisa Province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Specialist John A. Pelham, 22, from Portland, Oregon, and Sergeant First class Roberto C. Skelt, Jr., 41, of York, Florida both died from wounds. This was the second inside attack against coalition forces this year. The gunmen were dressed up as […]

FAHS Girls’ Basketball Goes to States

March 7, 2014 by

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The Fleetwood girls’ basketball team started up their great season with a win against Northern Lehigh. The girls then went on to win three straight before losing to division rivals Berks Catholic. “I knew from the beginning we were going to be a good team, but I knew there were going to be challenges along […]

Olympic Games Not Without Danger

March 6, 2014 by

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The 2014 Winter Olympics began on February 7 in Sochi, Russia. While it is entertaining to watch which country can bring home the gold, many do not realize how dangerous these sports could be. The top three most dangerous winter Olympics sports are the Luge, Bobsled, and Skeleton. These events are the most dangerous because […]