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AHJ Masters the Stage and All of Life’s Moments

January 29, 2016 by

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In the dimly lit basement of a church, many devoted followers gathered to see Albert Hammond, Jr., a large name in the music scene. Although he is still trying to prove himself through his side project, many would recognize him as the rhythm guitarist of the widely popular Indie band, The Strokes. Albert just recently […]

FAHS Winter Concert Is A Holiday Hit

January 28, 2016 by

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Band, Chorus, and Orchestra members alike waited in anticipation for their performances in Fleetwood’s 2015 Winter Concert held on 10 December 2015. The auditorium was filled with family and friends of performing musicians, with bouquets lining the edge of the stage. Just outside of the auditorium, musicians could be found warming up their voices and […]

Joe Biden Will Not Run for President in 2016

January 27, 2016 by

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Democrat Joe Biden could have been one of the presidential candidates that could have had the highest chance to represent the Democrats in the election next year, despite him never announcing that he was going to run as a candidate. At a press conference on 21 October, he announced that he wouldn’t run a presidential […]

Fleetwood Community Theater Turns Thirty

January 26, 2016 by

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The Fleetwood Community Theater (FCT) is a nonprofit organization that has been bringing the Fleetwood community together for 30 years. FCT is, in all actuality, a little bit older than 30. The group was originally a show group located at St. Paul’s UCC called the “Messengers” until they became their own group in 1986. Members […]

Scanlan, Shomper Named November Students of the Month

January 25, 2016 by

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Fleetwood’s November Students of the Month were seniors Dan Shomper and Faith-Ann Scanlan. Shomper is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and has been enrolled in Fleetwood his whole life. In his free time, Shomper participates in Track and Field. He also loves to read. He loves Social Studies […]

The Force Awakens at FAHS

January 22, 2016 by

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On 18 December 2015, several students went to see the highly anticipated new Star Wars movie. As the first movie from the franchise in 10 years, and the first movie since Disney bought Lucasfilm, the expectations were high. With a producer and director like J.J. Abrams, who has previously produced movies like the reboot of Star Trek, […]

Global Warming Hurts Some, Benefits Others

January 20, 2016 by

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Everyone knows that global warming has been a hot topic for quite some time. Some species are in more danger than others. In this case, the Bowhead whales are adapting quite well to the warming of Arctic waters. For some animals such as the polar bears, it is easy to see what they need. The bears […]