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Toomey Take Pennsylvania Senate Seat

November 30, 2016 by

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The 2016 United States Senate race in Pennsylvania was contested by Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrat challenge–and former Chief of Staff to Gov. Tom Wolf–Katie McGinty. Toomey won with 2,830,353 votes for 48.9%. McGinty received 2,734,454 votes for just 47.2%, despite winning many pre-election polls. Libertarian candidate Edward Clifford received 226,272 votes for 3.9%. […]

Formula 1 Season Races to Conclusion

November 30, 2016 by

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After 19 of 21 races in the 2016 Formula 1 season, Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg holds a 19 point lead in the championship over teammate Lewis Hamilton, despite Hamilton winning each of the past two races. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo is third; however, he is over 100 points behind. Hamilton has dominated the past two […]

NBA Season Begins Again

November 29, 2016 by

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The 2016-17 NBA season has started back up, and NBA fans are excited. There are some new big changes on some teams, and some teams are keeping with mostly the same roster. There were a lot of angry NBA fans when, back in July, Kevin Durant decided he was going to leave the Oklahoma City […]

Girls’ Soccer Plays Historic Season

November 29, 2016 by

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The girls soccer season came to an end on 15 November. It was an unforgettable and historic season to say the least. The girls played their hearts out and gave the whole Fleetwood Area School District something to be proud of. The team made it all the way into state semi-finals but had a very […]

Warmer Weather Brings Disappointment to FAHS

November 23, 2016 by

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Lately, Berks County has been experiencing changes in the weather throughout the fall season. During the day, the weather forecast has increased drastically. With high winds and frost covering the grass in the early morning, locals would never expect the weather during midday to be as high as it has been lately; the wind dies […]

November Students of the Month Announced

November 23, 2016 by

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The November Students of the Month are Andrew Tissera and Emma Davies. Andrew Tissera has one sibling and is the son of Teresa Gerstle. Tissera’s favorite subject is English, and his future plans include attending college to study business with a core concentration in marketing while working on his career as an actor, model, author, […]

Fleetwood Hosts Mock Election

November 22, 2016 by

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On Tuesday, 8 November, Fleetwood Area High School conducted its 2016 presidential mock election. This mock election was conducted by the Tiger TV Media students and received a lot of help from an assortment of other departments, including the social studies department and the head of the library, Mr. Kirby Barnett. Students and their classes […]

Tom Brady’s Return Fuels Patriots’ Hot Start

November 22, 2016 by

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The NFL has been a rollercoaster of a season for 2016-2017 so far. As many of the NFL fans predicted, the New England Patriots are at the top of the league with a record of 7-1 despite Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. At the other end of the spectrum, The Cleveland Browns are at the bottom […]

German Club Hosts a Range of Traditional Festivities

November 21, 2016 by

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The German Club at Fleetwood focuses primarily on the culture of German-speaking countries and has a wide variety of activities planned for the 2016-2017 school year. Many of the students involved are high school students, but German teacher Mrs. Christine Moll was generous enough to expand this opportunity to her middle school students. There are […]

What’s in McDonalds’ Food?

November 18, 2016 by

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Ever wonder what you are actually eating while you are eating it? Many people don’t think about it at all, and some try not to think about it. Ar McDonald’s, people often don’t know what they are putting in their bodies. Commercials claim it is all white meat in their chicken nuggets, real angus beef […]

FAHS Hosts Safe Trick-or-Treat Again

November 18, 2016 by

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The Safe Trick-or-Treat was held on 26 October from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the High School. Parents could bring their children for $5.00 per trick-or-treater; the money was donated to The American Cancer Society. “We’re absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to host the Safe Trick or Treat this year for The American Cancer Society,” Jonathan […]

Gun Control Controversy Increases Sales

November 17, 2016 by

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One of the primary issues facing presidential candidates today is their stance on the Second Amendment in relation to the rising threat of gun violence in the United States.   The Second Amendment states, “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear […]

FBLA Still Recruiting New Members

November 16, 2016 by

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Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) are still looking for new members! In this club, students and teachers work together  to further their knowledge on business leadership. In this club students can participate in numerous activities. Activities include meeting business leaders, viewing and completing presentations, undertaking field trips, participating in traveling, and earning recognition for […]

Pepe Deemed a Hate Symbol

November 16, 2016 by

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A meme is classified as, “a cultural item in the form of an image, phrase, video, etc., that is spread via the Internet and often altered in a creative or humorous way.” In 2005, a comic called Boy’s Club was published. It featured a frog with a humanoid body known as Pepe. Within ten years, […]

Fleetwood Girls’ Soccer Makes County Finals

November 15, 2016 by

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The Fleetwood girls soccer team made it to the county finals after defeating Wilson 5-4 in Penalty Kicks. Riley Scepansky was dubbed a “Brick Wall” by the Fleetwood Superfans. The student fan section broke out in “We have Riley!” chants several times during the game. Scepansky had more than a few saves during regulation and […]

Cubs Claim Long-Awaited World Series Title

November 14, 2016 by

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No matter the outcome of the 2016 World Series, it was sure to be historic. The combatants, the National League Champion Chicago Cubs and the American League Champion Cleveland Indians, had gone a combined 172 years without winning a World Series. The Cubs had last won in 1908, and the Indians had last won in […]

Rudderow, Keirstead Named Students-of-the-Month

November 14, 2016 by

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The Students-of-the-Month for October are Christina Rudderow and Kyle Keirstead. Christina Rudderow has five siblings and is the daughter of Claudia and Joe Rudderow. Rudderow’s future plans include going to hygiene school and then to dental school.  She is involved in Relay for Life, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, and Health Occupations Students […]

Superfans Show Support at FAHS Games

November 11, 2016 by

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Go to any Fleetwood Area High School sporting event, and you will find Fleetwood’s student section cheering on their classmates. The Superfans, as they are known, are a fixture at Fleetwood games and have gained a fairly large following among students at soccer, football, field hockey, and volleyball events. The Superfans bring energy to games […]

Girls’ Soccer Post-Season Update

November 10, 2016 by

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The girls’ soccer team is going back to districts for the second year in a row. They won districts last year. The girls are the number one seed in the district playoffs. “It feels great knowing we have experience throughout the team, and we know what it takes to win. Getting to Hershey has been […]

Alleged Clown Sightings Terrorize Pennsylvania

November 9, 2016 by

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There have been many clown sightings around local cities and towns. Although there has not been anyone hurt by any of these clowns, the people that have seen them do feel threatened. There is one student in Fleetwood who has claimed to see one. “I have never been more scared in my life.  I ran […]

Fleetwood Students Attend “Fiddler On The Roof” in NYC

November 8, 2016 by

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Each year, the Fleetwood choral and theater program offers a trip to New York City to see a show on Broadway. This year’s performance was Fiddler on the Roof. This spectacular show was a great opportunity to show the theater students a professional musical before they perform their own for the school. Students attended a […]

Football Season to Come to a Close

November 7, 2016 by

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The Fleetwood football season is coming to an end, and this is a disappointment to the whole team. It was a rough year for Fleetwood football, as they only have one win coming into the last two games of the season. With a new quarterback, it is tough to come right into the season and […]

Evidence for Global Warming Convinces Most

November 4, 2016 by

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A topic that has been exceedingly controversial in the recent past is climate change and global warming. In a nutshell, global warming is a change in regional or global climate patterns. In recent years, temperatures have progressively grown warmer. The Greenhouse effect could be one cause of the rapid warming of the earth. Greenhouse gasses […]

Random Cheese: What Is Your Favorite Thing about Fall?

November 3, 2016 by

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“Everything,”sophomore  Lia Bennicoff said. “The color changing in the leaves,” senior Katheryn Mercurio said. “Not having to mow the grass as often,” junior Lydia Atkins said. “Wearing long sleeved shirts and jeans,” senior Zach Heller said. “I’m not very fond of fall,” junior Elizabeth Horinka said. “The election,” freshman Noah Hottel said. “The weather,” freshman […]