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Noah Sinks Beneath Aranofsky’s Action-Oriented Melodrama

May 23, 2014 by

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The biblical story of Noah and the ark has been passed down through history in cultures and countries all over the world, and the latest re-telling of the classic fable is Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, the first Hollywood production to tackle this particular tale. The film was met with a myriad of controversy from Christians who […]

Tornado Touches Down in Arkansas

May 22, 2014 by

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A tornado struck Ferndale, Arkansas. This tornado was unexpected and brought tragedy to the community. Many people were killed and major damage caused. News reporters are calling this tornado an utter devastation. This tornado killed a minimum of fifteen people and destroyed many homes. This tornado also hit in an area that was still recovering from […]

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Banned

May 21, 2014 by

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Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, is in the news for all the wrong reasons. He was fined by the NBA for about $2.5 million and was slapped with a lifetime ban from all games after making racist comments to his 31-year-old girlfriend over the phone. Sterling is 80 years old and is currently married. […]

A Healthy Lunch Makes a Healthy Body

May 20, 2014 by

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When schools serve lunch, it is hard to keep the kids and the government happy. The schools have to put more nutrition in kids’ diet to grow up smart and healthy, while at an economical cost. This is difficult to do because few kids wants to eat fruits and vegetables. Lunches for kids and teens are mostly […]

Are Fleetwood Teachers Geniuses?

May 19, 2014 by

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Over the past few weeks here at Fleetwood Area High School, I have been asking various teachers to participate in a genius test that I administered. The test was taken from CoolMath4kids.com and is composed of twelve questions that are essentially trick questions.  Only those who are vigilant will get them right. Listed below are […]

This Week in History: May 18-24

May 16, 2014 by

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May 18 1096 – Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm. 1268 – The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch. 1642 – Montreal, Canada, founded. 1756 – England declares war on France. 1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte proclaimed Emperor of France. 1860 – Republican Party nominates Abraham […]

Random Cheese: What Are Your Post-Prom Plans?

May 15, 2014 by

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Sarah Ahearn, ’12:  “Going home because I have no friends.” Emanuel Tavoc, ’12: “I plan on sleeping because I don’t know yet.  Maybe midnight bowling.” Elaine Huang, ’12: “Going home to sleep.” Matthew Biniek, Chemistry Teacher: “I’m probably going out with the chaperons.” Michael Wamsher, ’11: “I might go midnight bowling.” Rachel Looker, ’12: “I’m […]