Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2016«

Big Ben to Fall Silent for Maintenance

June 22, 2016 by


Big Ben will fall silent after 157 years. Situated in London, Big Ben was built 157 years ago and now is in need of refurbishment. The renovations will cost £29. The Elizabeth Tower, the tower that houses Big Ben, will also have renovations done. The tower was renamed the Elizabeth Tower in 2012 in honor […]

Random Profile: Joselyn Torres

June 21, 2016 by


Joselyn Torres is a new student at Fleetwood Area High School. She moved here around early last January from New York. Torres is a sophomore. Torres plays basketball at Fleetwood. This is her first year actually playing basketball.  She says she doesn’t love it but tries her. “She is totally relaxed and confident when playing […]

Random Profile: Max Vogel

June 20, 2016 by


           Max Vogel has lived in Fleetwood since he moved from Bucks County when he was four-years-old.            Vogel’s dream job is becoming a veterinarian, and that is what he will be pursuing in the fall of 2016 at Clemson University in South Carolina. Considering that his favorite place to be is […]

Olympic Games Set to Begin 5 August amid Concerns

June 17, 2016 by


The 2016 Summer Olympics are set to be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, in just three months. Once the games begin on 5 August, the state of the Olympics will be held under a microscope and will have to stand up to scrutiny. Much like the 2014 Winter Olympics that took place in Sochi, […]

Makeup Tips And Tricks for the Health-Conscious Fashionista

June 16, 2016 by


Makeup has alternated through the years. Women and even men are starting to wear more makeup. The effects of makeup can damage skin. Picking different products can be challenging. Lipstick can be used as a striking look, but it also causes lips to lose moisture. Applying lip balm before applying lipstick can help keep lips […]

Students Compete in Trig Star Contest

June 15, 2016 by


Recently, math teacher Mrs. Melissa Dunn and her students participated in the Trig Star Contest. The Trig Star Contest is a math test that consists of four problems. Students have one hour to complete the test. The winner is a student who scored the highest. If more than one student has the same score, then […]

Interact Club Adopts a Highway

June 14, 2016 by


Recently, the Interact Club at Fleetwood Area High School adopted a highway. On 30 April, members of the club picked up 25 bags of trash on Fleetwood Road. Adopt a Highway is a national campaign to help clean up litter off the sides of roadways across America. Different organizations are allowed to have their name […]

German Club Speaks To Middle Schoolers

June 13, 2016 by


           German Club recently held a multi-media presentation at the middle school. Frau Moll talks to the soon-to-be freshman every year to show them that German is still a choice to take in high school. A total of eight volunteers from her German Club attended the trip with her.            “We introduced ourselves in German first and […]

Republican Nominee Will Most Likely Be Trump

June 10, 2016 by


The Republican field for its party’s nomination started off with seventeen candidates, and now, after almost a year of debates, primaries, and caucuses, it appears as though they have chosen a nominee. Although he has yet to reach the 1,270 delegates that are necessary to clinch the nomination, businessman Donald Trump is the only candidate […]

Freshman Participates in Teen Theatre

June 9, 2016 by


Cassidy Vees is a freshman at Fleetwood Area High School. She loves helping people and wants to make a difference. She is a part of an organization called “Teen Theater Ensemble” at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. This is a program that is primarily a theater class that deals with a lot of acting. […]

Annual Quill & Scroll Inductions Held

June 8, 2016 by


On Friday, 13 May, Fleetwood’s junior/senior prom was held at Stokesay Castle, located just outside of Reading.The prom was held from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in the ballroom. The tickets were $45, and over 400 tickets have been sold. The theme this year was Kings and Queens, a very fitting name, considering prom is being held at […]

NBHS Members Inducted and Selected

June 7, 2016 by


Alexis Roach, Amanda Meck, and Keith Brokhoff were all recently inducted into the National Business Honors Society. National Business Society is an organization that serves to recognize members of the Future Business Leaders of America who show excellence in academics and intend on pursuing a career in the business field. In order to be inducted, […]

Move-Up Day Gives Incoming Freshmen a Taste of High School

June 6, 2016 by


Every year at the Fleetwood Area High School, administrators and faculty have a moving-up day for incoming freshmen. This year’s experience was a little different for the 2017 freshman. Moving up day was on June 1, from 1:15-2:30. English teacher Marc Walter was the coordinator of the moving-up day. Each teacher has his or her own job, but he is the […]

Disney Still The Most Diverse Tourism Experience

June 3, 2016 by


Many students and teachers have traveled to Disney World.  This is a place where families makes memories together–a place of fun, love, and adventure. Disney World consists of five theme parks and a big water park. Epcot has a range of events and rides to undertake. They include art galleries and delicious places to eat, not to mention plays […]

Firefly Concert Scheduled for 16 June

June 2, 2016 by


Firefly is a huge concert that happens over a certain amount of days with multiple performers. This year, Firefly will take place at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. It will run from 16 June 2016 (time to be determined) until 19 June 2016. There will be one hundred and eleven different bands, trap artists, […]

Chicago Homicide One Of Many In April

June 2, 2016 by


On 24 April 2016, Darrell Wilson was shot inside of his vehicle in Lawndale, Illinois. The officers responding to the shots arrived at the 3200 block of West Douglas Boulevard to find the twenty-four-year-old, black male, unresponsive in a parked car near Douglas Park. Wilson was shot in the head and pronounced dead according to […]

Fleetwood Area High School Production of The Wizard of Oz a Success

June 1, 2016 by


After months of hard work, the cast and crew of Fleetwood’s production of The Wizard of Oz carried out the play from Thursday, 14 April, to Sunday, 17 April. The show was only made possible after countless hours of preparation. The Wizard of Oz featured four main characters. Senior Juliet Cornell played the lead role […]