Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2015«

Lady’s Tiger Basketball Finishes Season 15-8

February 27, 2015 by

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Winning is Fleetwood’s tradition, and girls basketball was looking to do just that. After coming off a 26-4 season, the girls were ready to get back to their winning ways. “I just want help to take my team far this season,” senior team captain Cyre Virgo said. The girls would start their season off in […]

Champion’s League Tournament Prepares To Heat Up

February 26, 2015 by

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The Champion’s League round of 16 has just begun after a two-month break for the holidays. The two biggest games featured Chelsea vs. PSG, and Real Madrid vs. Shalke. The last time Madrid and Shalke met, Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid thrashed them in the first leg, 6-1. This year it was not as bad, […]

Kotsch And Kohl Students Of The Month for January

February 25, 2015 by

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Fleetwood’s students of the month for January are Gabe Kotsch and Hannah Kohl. Gabe is the son of Karl and Kristen Kotsch. He is also the oldest out of four children. Gabe plans on attending Liberty University to major in either political science or psychology. During his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, hanging out with […]

Emge to Attend Shippensburg University

February 25, 2015 by

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Senior Tyler Emge has finally committed to a college. Emge will be attending Shippensburg University in the fall to play Football for the Red Raiders. “I’m very happy for Tyler, he’s one of the hardest workers I know on and off the field, especially in the classroom,” Senior Mike Osenabach said. Tyler’s letter-signing for Shippensburg […]

Nicole Hipp Swims, Volunteers

February 24, 2015 by

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Nicole Hipp is a freshman at Fleetwood Area High School. She has amazing talents and works very hard in school and out of school. Nicole loves to swim and help in the life skills class everyday. She works hard in school and keeps up her grades. Everyday in eighth period, Nicole goes to the life […]

German Club Bakes a Cake, Takes a Trip

February 23, 2015 by

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Frau Moll’s German club, consisting of twenty-four members, were brought together to make Black Forest Cherry cakes for something different and fun to do. The Black Forest Cherry cake is a very popular German dessert. “We worked as a team, and the reward was the cake!” junior Mileishlia Fernandez-Morales said. “The toppings were fantastic!” junior Abagail […]

Random Cheese: What Do You Like To Do In Your Spare Time?

February 20, 2015 by

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“I like to sleep, eat pizza rolls, and watch Netflix,” junior Kayla Musitano said. “I don’t have much spare time, but. when I do. I catch up on sleep,” junior Adam Buonasera said. “I like to sleep and play Xbox.  I also have to work,” senior Levi Gieringer said. “I like to snowboard, hang out […]

In Memoriam: Sarah Earnest

February 19, 2015 by

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Fleetwood Area High School lost a very special friend over Christmas Break, Sarah Earnest. The Life Skills class is creating a memory quilt in her honor. Each student will fill out a patch on the quilt with whatever they want and help sew the patches together. They will be holding a memorial quilt hanging ceremony, and […]

Magic Kingdom Mired in Measles

February 12, 2015 by

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California health officials have linked a measles outbreak to Disneyland visitors. Twelve people with confirmed cases of measles were at Disneyland between December 15 and December 20. People near a measles patient could be at risk if they have not had the illness or two doses of the vaccine. Getting two doses of vaccine is […]

Sean Gaston Is Teacher of the Month for January

February 11, 2015 by

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The month of January was a big month for media teacher Sean D. Gaston. He was chosen to be teacher of the month by his fellow employees. Gaston never planned on being a teacher. Movies are another passion of his. His motivation to teach his passion is contagious. He likes to wake up every morning and […]

Make Your Sweetie Pavlova for Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2015 by

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This recipe is a great treat for Valentine’s Day. It is called Pavlova. Pavolva is a crisp white meringue layer filled with whipped cream and fresh fruit. To keep your meringue from being flat and grainy, try beating egg whites until stiff, but not until it’s dry. Also, when beating in sugar, beat in about […]

Oklahoma Execution Declared Inhumane

February 9, 2015 by

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On 15 January 2014, Charles Warner was executed for the murder of his ex-girlfriend’s 11-month-old daughter. Warner was convicted of this crime back in 2003, but the crime was committed in 1997. Charles was executed in the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma. The execution began at 7:10 p.m., and he was pronounced dead at […]

Strawberry Shortcake a Great Valentine’s Day Treat

February 9, 2015 by

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Valentine’s Day is coming, and strawberry shortcakes are a great dish to make for your mom, dad, friend, or significant other. They are extremely simple to make and tasty too! They are a sweet treat and the perfect color for Valentine’s Day. Thanks to the Food Network, you can make them yourself! Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cook […]

FBLA Members Compete at Regional Leadership Conference

February 6, 2015 by

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Congratulations are in order for the twenty-four students in FBLA for qualifying to attend the State Leadership Conference in April! Mark Weston, Lauren Hughes and Courtney Rentschler all placed in Introduction to Business. “This was my first time. My sister recommended me to join FBLA. It sounded interesting, and I thought it would be fun. I also […]

Eight Years Straight, FAHS Science Olympiad Team Continues County Streak

February 6, 2015 by

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On 9 January 2015, Fleetwood Area High School’s Science Olympiad team won the Berks County Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament. This was the team’s eighth consecutive county title. Fleetwood finished first out of thirteen teams. Twenty-three students from Fleetwood competed in a variety of events, covering many scientific areas, including physics, biology, astronomy, ecology, and many […]

Solo’s Charges Dropped After Two Counts of Assault

February 4, 2015 by

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International Women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was recently charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault. The incident occurred on 21 June 2014, when she apparently attacked her nephew and also her half-sister at a party. Todd Maybrown, who is Solo’s attorney, asked for dismissal saying that the victims have not allowed depositions that were granted the […]

Flu Season Strikes in Unexpected Ways

February 3, 2015 by

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What is the flu exactly? It is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system, including the nose, throat and lungs. In the United States, the flu season is considered to be from October through May. People this year are getting the flu shot and are not very happy with the results. The flu vaccines […]

Cleveland Cavaliers’ King Returns Home

February 2, 2015 by

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The biggest news from the NBA heading into this season was that “The King,” LeBron James, decided to leave South Beach to head back to his home in Cleveland with the Cavaliers. James went straight into the NBA Draft after graduating his high school, St. Vincent-St. Mary’s. He was drafted to the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he played […]

Mayweather Tops List of Highest Paid Athletes

February 2, 2015 by

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The most popular athletes are usually the highest paid athletes. These athletes are supposed to be difference makers, leaders, role models who set a high standard for themselves. Here are the top 10 highest paid athletes. Number one is Floyd Mayweather. “Money” Mayweather is the best boxer in the sport. At age 37, he brings […]