Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2015«

FIFA Scandal Upsets Soccer Fans across the Globe

June 16, 2015 by


FIFA President Sepp Blatter will step down as president. He was recently re-elected for a fifth term after recent allegations against the organization regarding fraud and illegal activities. There was bidding fraud for the FIFA World Cup to be held in the United States during the elections. This led to many FIFA oficials being arrested and asked to […]

Flicker Prepares for End-of-Year Exit

June 15, 2015 by


Ronald Flicker had the privilege of working at Fleetwood Area High School for only one year. He taught Algebra II for freshman and juniors. But, as a long-term substitute, he is now out of a job. Flicker worked as a salesman for six years, but he wanted to make his dream come true of being a […]

Zombie-Making Bees Found in Thailand

June 12, 2015 by


A species of wasp found only in Thailand turns its prey into a “passive zombie.” According to a report by the conservation group The World Wildlife Foundation, once the insect’s venom is injected into the cockroach’s body, it proceeds to blocks the receptors that control proactive movement. “If I ever heard about zombie bug being […]

Fleetwood Athletic Award Banquet Honors Outstanding Athletes

June 11, 2015 by


On 27 May 2015, Fleetwood Area High School held its annual Athletic Awards Banquet. Students from Fleetwood were represented and honored for their excellent play in sports. Each coach went up and talked about the season and their teams MVPs and coach’s award winners. The banquet lasted a total of two hours to go through each […]

Hawaii a Vacationer’s Dream

June 10, 2015 by


In the year 1959, the state of Hawaii was founded. There are many incredible sites there, and the weather is amazing. It is a wonderful place to travel with family, and there is a lot to experience. Hawaii is a volcanic archipelago in the area of the Central Pacific. It is divided up into eight […]

Interact Club New and Improved

June 9, 2015 by


The Interact Club is restarting for the 2015-2016 school year after a year of inactivity. English teacher Marc Walter is going to be the new adviser of Interact Club. He invites existing members and new members for the upcoming school year. Meetings have already begun (started on 21 May 2015), but students are still able to […]

Ebersole Named Teacher of the Year

June 8, 2015 by


This year’s high school Teacher of the Year award was given to music teacher Charles Ebersole. “I feel honored, humble, and I was very surprised. We were doing a recording session when Mr. Herman wanted to present it to me, and I almost didn’t make it in time. To say the least, I was just […]

Random Cheese: Where Will You Be Vacationing This Summer?

June 5, 2015 by


Matt Hook: “Charleston, S.C.” Jared Adam: “Canada.” Alex Normil: “Mexico.” Zack Hadeed: “Trinidad.” Hunter Zagorski: “Florida.” Nate Wolfe: “Delaware.” Morgan Shuman: “Iran to visit my Granny.” Brodrick Allen: “Florida.” Luie Leon: “Dorney Park.”

Fleetwood Baseball Just Misses Playoffs

June 4, 2015 by


The Fleetwood Tigers Baseball team finished the season 8-10 (5-5 in league play). The team scored a total of 77 runs and let up 94. The Fleetwood boys missed District and County Playoffs this year for the first time in four years. They finished fourth in Berks II, just ahead of Conrad Weiser and Schuylkill Valley, […]

Normil Named Prom Prince

June 3, 2015 by


Kerby Normil was nominated for Prom Prince this year for Fleetwood’s prom. The students pick the top five students to run for their class, and he was one of them. Kerby is nineteen and attends Fleetwood Area High School. He was not even planning to go to prom. Because Kerby was not planning on going to […]

Six-Year-Old Meat Served in Tennessee School

June 2, 2015 by


Hawkins County students were served roast pork that was six-years-old. A few local officials and the Board of Education set a committee meeting to discuss the issue. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says that frozen food remains safe indefinitely, although the USDA does have a quality chart. This chart recommends no more than twelve months […]

Finals Schedule Begins on Wednesday

June 1, 2015 by


As the end of the school year creeps around the corner, the days get shorter and the schedule gets crazier. Starting Wednesday, 3 June, period 1 starts at 7:25 a.m. and ends at 9:00 a.m. Period 3 starts at 9:05 a.m. and ends at 10:40 a.m. After that, all students are dismissed.  If you have […]

Seven Dead, Hundreds Injured after Derailment in Philly

June 1, 2015 by


On Tuesday, 12 May 2015, a train on its way to New York was derailed in Philadelphia. The train was en route from Washington with 238 passengers and five crew members. More than two hundred people were injured in the wreck, and the death toll recently grew to seven people. The train left everyone in a […]