Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2017«

NHS Welcomes New Inductees

February 27, 2017 by


On 23 February, the Fleetwood Area High School chapter of National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony. Each year, juniors and seniors are honored with induction. Students with a 92% grade average are  invited to apply. They are accepted on criteria including academics, community, volunteering, sports, music, etc., according to the Fleetwood Area High […]

Spring Student Teachers Arrive at FAHS

February 24, 2017 by


Fleetwood Area School District is hosting several Kutztown University student teachers, and starting this academic year, the student teaching program started running for a full college semester. “Yes, I do enjoy coming to teach at Fleetwood because it has a very inviting environment,” Mrs. Sarah Wilkinson’s student teacher Miss Milione said.  “The students and staff […]

Heroin Investigation Puts Suspects behind Bars

February 23, 2017 by


In August of 2016, the BCDTF (Berks County Drug Task Force) initiated a drug investigation into a heroin trafficking organization within Berks County. After numerous complaints were placed, undercover and controlled heroin was purchased, and information from confidential sources was received, police knew they had to do something. During this investigation, detectives found that the […]

Fleetwood Hosts First Overnight Mini-THON

February 22, 2017 by


On 10 February, Student council hosted its first overnight miniTHON. This comes after nearly eight months of the /planning the event. Senior Emma Davies coordinated meetings once a week from the beginning of the school year in order to plan a successful fundraiser. “Everyone worked very hard to make sure we could reach our goal […]

How to Recreate Panera’s Broccoli Soup

February 21, 2017 by


Panera is a very popular place to eat at any time of day. The homemade bread bowls and soups are some of the most popular menu options (next to the mac-and-cheese, of course). The fresh bread and fresh soup will warm you up on a cold winter night. Luckily, you can make it at home […]

2017 Season Brings Two Milestones To Girls’ Basketball

February 8, 2017 by


Mr. Matt Kellett, a Fleetwood Area High School girl’s basketball coach, recently earned his 100th win, and Fleetwood senior Lauren Lister recorded her 1,000 point. It has been an exciting season for Fleetwood girls’ basketball, with two career milestones being reached by two different individuals. Kellett’s 100 wins came when the Fleetwood girls’ basketball team […]

Tilikum Passes Away in Unnatural Habitat

February 7, 2017 by


On 6  January 2017, Tilikum, the notorious SeaWorld orca, passed away. In 1983, Tilikum was kidnapped from his pod near Iceland when he was just two years old. He was the largest orca in captivity, measuring approximately 22.5 feet and weighing about 12,500 pounds. Tilikum is just one of the many orcas that have been […]

Random Cheese: What are you going to miss most about high school when you graduate?

February 1, 2017 by


What are you going to miss most about high school when you graduate? “I’ll miss Mr. Houp,” senior Tristan Spannuth said. “I’ll miss my friends and high school sports,” senior  Lexi Nowotarski said. “Soccer,” senior Sydney Lobb said. “I’ll miss my friends,”senior Katie Jones said. “Doing adult things for the first time,” English teacher Ms. Debra […]