Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2016«

Despite Activists Efforts, Animal Testing Still Legal

February 24, 2016 by

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At Fleetwood Area High School, more than half of the students have animals and a love for animals. Across the world, animals are being used for cosmetic testing. That might be a way to change your thoughts on makeup. Europe has the largest cosmetic market, and animal testing is banned in areas like Israel and […]

Interact Club Runs Food Drive

February 23, 2016 by

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Fleetwood’s Interact Club ran a Food Drive to help support the Brandywine Food Pantry. The Food Drive ran from 1 February until 15 February. The Brandywine Food Pantry recently moved its home and supplier. It is now supplied by the Greater Berks Food Bank.  However, because the move is so new, they are not yet […]

Heffner and Stitzel Are January’s Students of the Month

February 19, 2016 by

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Malori Heffner is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heffner. She has been going to Fleetwood since she was in Kindergarten. In school, she is involved in Student Council, Orchestra, Pit Orchestra, and National Honor Society. Outside of school, Malori is a volunteer server at the Fleetwood Grange and will be participating in Senator […]

Blood Drive Helps Out Middle School Teacher’s Son

February 18, 2016 by

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Fleetwood Area Middle School teacher, Mrs. Rebecca Peters, has a soon who was tragically diagnosed with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. This disease attacks the red blood cells, which help the kidneys function. Over the next three weeks, Max needs transfusions to help his body fight off the disease. Without past transfusions, Max’s body would have shut […]

Ninety-Five Year Old Ex-Nazi Medic To Stand Trial For War Crimes

February 17, 2016 by

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Seventy years ago, the deadliest war in history began. Germany invaded Poland, sparking the Second World War, plunging the world into chaos. The forces of Allied and Axis powers fought an open and bloody war. Behind this fight for world domination lurked an even darker agenda. Adolf Hitler and his gang of Nazis began what is […]

Death of A Bachelor Tops Charts

February 16, 2016 by

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Recently, Panic! At the Disco released a new album called Death of A Bachelor. It has eleven songs on it. P!ATD lost another member last year after previously experiencing some turmoil that caused other members to leave. The only remaining official member is Brendon Urie. The songs on the new album are as follows: “Victorious” “Don’t […]

Star Wars Seven Succeeds

February 15, 2016 by

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The expectations for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were incredibly high, so high that, if the movie reached them, it would have been a miracle. Ever since the first trailer was released in November 2014, the dedicated fans have analyzed every single detail and thrown themselves into every piece of new material. What many people seem […]

Artifact 2016 in the Works

February 11, 2016 by

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Artifact is a book put together every year by the students of Fleetwood Area High School. It includes amazing writings of every kind and wonderful artwork made by the talented students at Fleetwood. Anyone can submit art or writings for Artifact. The deadline for submission was 10 January. The theme this year is, “Accepting multi-hued points […]

Hoverboards: Future Or Failure?

February 10, 2016 by

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Slightly over thirty years ago, the world was astonished at the digital effects used on the movie “Back to The Future Part II”. People gasped at the sight when young Marty Mcfly (Michael J. Fox) floated around on his futuristic hoverboard. Now, in 2016, hoverboards are fairly common; however, they don’t actually hover. Todays “Hoverboards” […]

Random Profile: Logan Morris

February 9, 2016 by

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The commonly seen senior, Logan Morris, has been living and attending Fleetwood Area High School all of his life. If you see him in the month of July, wish him a Happy Birthday! In Reading Hospital on 14 July, Morris was born. He does not have much of an interest in sports; however, he loves […]

Random Cheese: Can I Borrow $5?

February 8, 2016 by

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“No,” senior Nick Matteo said. “No,” senior Zachary Wanner said. “No, I don’t have any on me, and you can’t have my credit card,” freshman Breean Rothermel said. “No,” senior Josh Campbell sad. “No. Wait, what do you need five dollars for?” senior David Kresley said. “No,” senior Sarah Rossino said. “No,” senior Twinkle Malhotra […]

Voices Accepting New Reporters

February 5, 2016 by

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Have you ever wanted to write and be published in a newspaper? Have you ever wanted to be paid to do so? If so, Voices is the newspaper segment for you. Voices is a section in the Reading Eagle that gives the high school students of Berks County a chance to voice their opinions about […]

The Force Awakens Both Light And Dark Within Critic

February 4, 2016 by

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With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a massive amount of attention was given to the new addition to the beloved series of movies. Within the Fleetwood Area High School itself, there were a select few who had the opportunity to go out and see the movie on its opening day. The film […]

Dominican Republic Makes A Great Vacation Spot

February 3, 2016 by

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One of the things to do in the Dominican Republic is site seeing. Seavis tours are on the island called Bayahide. They have very unique indigenous reptiles and animals from the wild about which tourists can see and learn. On the outskirts of Punta Cana, there is a place called Pedrito Punta Cana. If you love […]

El Chapo Recaptured after Two Successful Prison Breaks

February 2, 2016 by

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Joaquin Guzman (El Chapo) has escaped maximum security prisons twice, and after a six month run from the law, he has finally been recaptured. El Chapo was public enemy number one for Mexico and the United States. The recapture of El Chapo has struck a blow at the heart of international drug trafficking. Born to […]

Ten Students Join National Honor Society

February 1, 2016 by

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From the class of 2016, ten new members have joined the National Honor Society at Fleetwood Area High School, which brings the total number of seniors involved to thirty-five. The requirements to join consist of having a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or 85%), demonstrating volunteer or service hours, and possessing an excellent […]