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Girls Basketball Begins

December 16, 2016 by


The girls’ basketball season is underway, and the team is hoping to go far this year, much like past years, when they were tough contenders in the playoffs. The team has been practicing for this year all throughout the summer.  Coach Matt Kellet is knows what he is doing. It also helps that he has […]

FASD Website Gets a Facelift

December 15, 2016 by


The Fleetwood Area School District has experienced changes in its website during the past couple of weeks. “Just like anything that changes, it takes an adjustment. I am used to the old one, so as of now, I am not a fan. I like the way it looks though,” Technology Education teacher Sara Sanocki said. […]

Reading Goes Up in Flames

December 14, 2016 by


On 21 November, around 6:00 p.m., several fire departments were dispatched to the Reading Fire Tower to fight a fire that started in the mountain behind Reading Area High School. “Yeah the fire was pretty wild.  It was just a small fire when they ended basketball practice early, but then, as the day went on, […]

Mexico’s Suarez Clinches Historic NASCAR Title

December 13, 2016 by


On 19 November, NASCAR’s Second Tier Xfinity Series held their final race of the 2016 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida. That day, Daniel Suarez would win his third race of the year to clinch the Xfinity Series championship. While this is significant in itself, there is much more backstory that makes Suarez’s title even […]

NFL Playoffs Nearing

December 12, 2016 by


The NFL is nearing the end of the regular season. There are some teams who already have a spot in the playoffs, and then there are other teams, like the Browns, who have yet to win a game and have been eliminated from the playoffs. The Cowboys are surprising everyone so far this year. They […]

Pennsylvania Teen Opens Fire at Football Game

December 9, 2016 by


In York, Pennsylvania, police are searching for a teenager from Reading who allegedly opened fire on two students from WIlliam Penn High School at a football game. One was shot in the back, the other in the midsection. The shooting victims were Darius Allen, 23, of York, and Antwan Jackson, 20. The suspect ‘s described […]

2016 Election Recap

December 8, 2016 by


As the polls closed on the evening of 8 November 2016, America sat, tense, awaiting the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. Republican candidate Donald Trump took the country by surprise as his electoral votes exceeded what reports predicted. According to Larry Sabato and the team from the University of Virginia Center for Politics, Trump […]

Fleetwood Football Loses to Kutztown

December 7, 2016 by


The Fleetwood football team suffered a sad defeat to Kutztown Area High School. Many of the players were disappointed in the outcome of the game. All of the fans thought this game was a sure win for the team. “I feel like we had a slow start but came back in the second half. If […]

Random Cheese: If You Could Have Any Pet, Legal or Otherwise, What Would It Be?

December 6, 2016 by


“A great white shark,” junior Peter Procak said. “A finger monkey,”sophomore Chloe Campbell said. “A white tiger,” sophomore Maddy Daniels said. “An eagle,” junior Shawn Bessey said. “A baby raccoon,” senior Tristan Spannuth said. “A funny monkey,”social studies teacher Mrs. Dina Heffner said. “A python,” senior Shane Burt said. “A moose,” teacher Mrs. Candace Hall […]

Fleetwood StuCo Attends 80th PASC

December 5, 2016 by


Every year, a Pennsylvania high school hosts the State Conference for Student Councils across the state. For the past several years, Fleetwood’s Council has been fortunate enough to attend. This year’s state conference was hosted by Deer Lakes High School.  Deer Lakes’ students spent nearly two years working in preparation to host over 1,000 students. […]

Farnes Feasts on American Clubs

December 2, 2016 by


Farnes Silveria Rodriguez is a sixteen-year-old foreign exchange student attending Fleetwood Area High School for the 2016-17 school year. Farnes will be joining the Fleetwood class of 2018 for her eleventh grade year through Rotary Exchange. Farnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts, though she has lived in Barcelona, Spain, for the past fourteen years of […]

September Students of the Month Reviewed

December 1, 2016 by


The position of student of the month is something many upperclassmen seek during their high school careers. Not only do these students have their photos posted in the front of the building, but these students also receive a parking spot in the front of the lot for the month. Samantha Evans is a senior at […]