Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2016«

Pennsylvania Legalizes Medicinal Marijuana

April 29, 2016 by


Medical cannabis, or medical marijuana, is a term for which there is no agreed definition; it can refer to the use of cannabis and its cannabinoids to treat disease or improve symptoms. Medical marijuana was recently approved in PA. However, it’s only a clinical trial as of right now. It’s only available in pill, oil, […]

Fleetwood Prepares for Mini-THON 2016

April 28, 2016 by


Penn State University’s dance marathon, or THON, has made waves in the fundraising world by raising millions of dollars every year for pediatric cancer research. This year’s event raised almost ten million dollars, and 2014 stands as the record-holder with over thirteen million dollars in funds raised. Just as important as the almost 130 million […]

Random Cheese: For what Would You Risk Your Life?

April 26, 2016 by


“BMX,” junior Logan Carbaugh said. “Snowboarding,” junior Alec Boyle said. “Playing Baseball,” junior Tyler Manmiller said. “Nothing,” senior James Bowman said. “Close friends,” junior Zack Hadeed said. “Jake Campbell,” senior Josh Campbell said. “Jake Campbell,” freshman Anthony Peralta said. “My wife and kids,” science teacher Mr. Mark Coassolo said. “Someone in need,” senior Meghan Sadler […]

Heller And Fenstermacher Named Students Of The Month

April 25, 2016 by


Devon Heller is the son of Jennifer and Christopher Heller.   In school, he is involved in Science Olympiad, German Cub, and the Outdoor Club, for which he acts as president. Outside of school, he was previously involved with the local food bank, which goes well with one of his many hobbies, baking. Some of his […]

Hair Products Cause Damage

April 22, 2016 by


There are a lot of products men and women use daily. One important product is shampoo. You have to find the right brand for your type of hair, and you have to be careful if the type of shampoo burns off your hair. Pantene has a product that literally causes your hair to burn at […]

Dental Hygienists Require Dexterity

April 21, 2016 by


There are many bright minds that attend Fleetwood Area High School. Many people have a different idea on what they want to be in the future. According to, a dental hygienist is a person who is trained and licensed to clean teeth, take dental r-rays, and provide related dental services and care, usually under […]

FAHS Gains a New Secretary

April 20, 2016 by


The Fleetwood Area High School has a new addition to the faculty. Stacy Maurek is the new secretary in the office. Before Maurek came to Fleetwood, she was a paraprofessional at the middle school. She was working with students in grades five through eight in Mrs. Newpher’s Learning Support room. Before she entered the workforce, […]

Random Cheese: What are Your Bad Habits?

April 19, 2016 by


“Singing in the shower,”  junior Anna Hracho said. “Talking too much,” sophomore Ashlyn Warner said. “Eating salt out of the bottom of the pretzel bag,”  English teacher Mrs. Wilkinson said. “Eating fruit snacks,” junior Rayanna Celmer said. “Playing with my lip ring,” junior Brandon Buck said. “Listening to my music too loud,” junior Harley Hendricks […]

Terror Comes to Brussels

April 18, 2016 by


On 22 March 2016, the day began just as any other day in Brussels, the capital of Belgium. But, as men and women arrived from a multitude of countries on planes, a malevolent force lurked on and beneath the ground.  This malevolent force came in the form of five Islamic extremists, of which three have […]

2016 Art Event Held on 27 February

April 11, 2016 by


One of the most well-received Fleetwood Area High School-affiliated events was recently held. Students around the school were eagerly anticipating the event for months.   Fleetwood’s Art Department and its students held the annual Art Event. Just like in the past, it was held in the cafeteria. The event occurred on Saturday, 27 February. This […]

Hawkins and Delong Sign Letters of Intent

April 8, 2016 by


Every year, Fleetwood Area High School has some of their athletes sign to play for a college. This time, Jenna Hawkins and Ciara Delong signed their National Letters of Intent. They did their signing on 3 February 2016 . This event was held in the board room at Fleetwood Area High School. Jenna Hawkins chose […]

Fleetwood Graduate Battles Cancer

April 7, 2016 by


Kial Maynard was just like any other regular graduate from Fleetwood–Class of 2012 to be specific. He was going on to further his education by attending classes at Montgomery County Community College. His first year, he had not decided what he wanted to peruse, but he later decided to major in Information Technology. Then tragedy […]

Sadler and Reed Named February Students of the Month

April 6, 2016 by


Meghan Sadler is the daughter of Jamie and Christine Sadler. She has only ever been in the Fleetwood Area School District. Here at Fleetwood, Meghan is a part of Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Students, National Honors Society, and National Art Honors Society. Outside of school she […]

Water Crisis Plagues Flint, Michigan

April 5, 2016 by


The city of Flint, Michigan has recently suffered a major water crises. Flint’s water supply was found to have astronomically high amounts of lead after the city switched its water supply two years ago from Lake Huron to the local Flint River. The switch was made for financial reasons. The city saved money from the switch. […]

5K for AJ To Be Determined

April 4, 2016 by


Aidan is a sophomore and an honors student here at Fleetwood Area High School. Attendees of Fleetwood have probably seen him powering down the hallway, accompanied by his long term companion, a Golden Retriever named Song. He smiles and laughs, never letting anyone get him down as he struggles with a powerful illness, Duchenne Muscular […]

FBLA Reads Seuss to Youths

April 2, 2016 by


Dr. Suess’s birthday was celebrated on 2 March 2016 in Fleetwood Area School District. Theodore Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. In his 87 years of life, he became a much loved story writer. In 2000, Publishers Weekly voted for the “Best Selling” children’s stories of all time. Sixteen of the top one hundred […]

Parking Lot Closure Mandates Busing for All Students

April 1, 2016 by


News is spreading that the student parking lot is no longer going to be available. Instead, it will be a weight room. The new building will occupy a large chunk of the parking lot and will be of more use than the current one in the high school. Construction will begin sometime in May on the building, […]