Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2017«

NBA All-Star Weekend Takes Place

March 31, 2017 by

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NBA All-Star Weekend took place 17-19 February 2017 in New Orleans, culminating in the 66th NBA All-Star Game. The entire weekend was comprised of the Rising Stars Challenge, Celebrity Game, Three-Point and Slam Dunk Contests, and ultimately the All-Star Game. The Rising Stars Challenge is an exhibition for the top first and second year players […]

Random Cheese: What Is Your Biggest Fear?

March 30, 2017 by

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“Student loans,” Shawn Bessey said. “Spiders,” Seth Wagner said. “Unglazed donuts,” Nick Carlin said. “Snakes,” physical education teacher Eric Jonassen said. Mrs. Castiglioni- “Thousand leggers,” Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Nancy Castiglioni said. “Something bad happening to my children,” office secretary Stacey Maurek said. “Failing in life,” Broderick Allen said. “Kool-Aid Man,” Tristan Spannuth said. […]

Attack Occurs on London in Westminster

March 30, 2017 by

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On 22 March 2017, at approximately 2:40 p.m., an attacker drove a car over Westminster Bridge, killing at least 2 pedestrians and injuring numerous others. The attacker drove a car into the railing outside of the Houses of Parliament. The attacker was armed with a knife and killed unarmed officer P.C. Keith Palmer before being […]

Fleetwood Holds Annual Art Event

March 29, 2017 by

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On 25 February, 2017, the Fleetwood Art Department hosted the annual Art Event. Students of all grades from a variety of art classes held their own creation stations for local children to come take part in fundraising for the department. “To prepare for the art event, we had to line up each station and collect […]

Brady Brings the Win to New England in Super Bowl

March 29, 2017 by

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On 5 February, the New England Patriots went head-to-head with, and defeated, the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51. The final score was 34-28 in overtime. The Patriots went 17-2 on the season, all thanks to Tom Brady’s heroics. The New England Patriots won in dramatic fashion after being down by as many as 25 […]

Random Cheese: What Would You Do If You Only Had One Day to Live?

March 28, 2017 by

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“Spend time with family and children,” English teacher Ms. Debra Mahnken said. “Figure out the craziest way to die and do it,” senior Sydney Lobb said. “Steal a private jet and travel the world,” senior Lexi Nowotarski said. “Make sure everyone knows how much I appreciate them,” junior Chantel Cobb said. ”Skydive and spend time […]

Fleetwood To Visit Pigeon Forge, TN

March 28, 2017 by

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On April 6-9, the Fleetwood Area High School music department will be departing for Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, for their annual department trip. Students all across the department have been fundraising for several months to help pay for their travel and lodging fees. “I’m not very good at fundraising, but I received a fair amount of […]

76ers’ Season Becomes Questionable

March 27, 2017 by

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The Philadelphia 76ers’ “process” is slowly falling apart as the season continues forward. This “process” first started when the seven-foot center Joel Embiid was drafted third overall by the Sixers. Sam Hinkie was the General Manager for the Philadelphia 76ers when Joel Embiid and other Sixers players were drafted. He was the man who started […]

Pasta, Presto Served in Fleetwood

March 27, 2017 by

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On March 4 2017, hundreds of students from grades 3-12 in the Fleetwood Area School District took part in the annual Fleetwood Amera Music Association Pasta and Presto Fundraiser. Families and community members were welcomed to the school to enjoy performances from ensembles all across the district and eat a pasta dinner to benefit FAMA. […]

Reed Got Talent

March 24, 2017 by

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On January 19 2016, Fleetwood Sophomore Taylor Reed competed in Berks Kids Got Talent. Berks Kids Got Talent is a competition that doubles as a fundraiser to benefit the Dyslexia Center in Reading. Reed competed against kids all across the county who performed a variety of different acts. Taylor showed off her skills by performing […]

Manmiller, Schoener Named March Students of the Month

March 24, 2017 by

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The senior students of the month nominees for the month of March are Tyler Manmiller and Katelyn Schoener, who have both been recognized for excellence in their school and community. Katelyn Schoener is the daughter of Scott and Michele Schoener and the sister of Bradley and Alexis Schoener. Throughout her high school career, Schoener has […]

Hair: What Else Is There?

March 23, 2017 by

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Hair is what makes everyone different. It defines you. Do you take care of it? There are many ways to make sure that your hair is happy and healthy. Many people believe that hair should be washed once a day, but it is recommended that hair is washed two to three times a week. The […]

Spicy Potato Curry Offers a Vegan Kick

March 22, 2017 by

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A spicy vegan potato curry dish is an easy-to-make meal. This recipe can suit just about any occasion. To make this dish, one must have the appropriate ingredients. To start off, have five peeled and cubed potatoes ready. If one chooses to do so, more potatoes can be added. After the dicing of the potatoes, […]

Egyptian Koshary a Unique Culinary Treat

March 21, 2017 by

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Egyptian koshary consists of many different ingredients. First, you start with the base, which is the white rice. Some people like to make the rice with lentils. Another part of the base is the pasta. The pasta plays a big role in the dish. It is usually cooked al dente. Next, you add the chickpeas […]

Fleetwood Boys Tennis Starts Up

March 16, 2017 by

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As the upcoming boys’ tennis season quickly approaches, many members are looking ahead with great optimism. Players include freshmen Josh Kopysienski, Zach Haas, Vincent Rudderow, and Aaron Poper; sophomores Nicholas Miller and Nico Touch; juniors Austin Brown and Shawn Bessey; and seniors Kyle Keirstead, Adam Cook, Harry Zheng, Max Pavlick, Jeremy Heist, Cole Strange, and […]

Buddy Holly Lesson by Principal Herman

March 15, 2017 by

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On 2 March, Principal Stephen Herman taught a lesson about musician Buddy Holly and his influence on music in the 1950’s. Buddy Holly was a rock and roll singer. He is known to  many as the person who started rock and roll. He inspired so many, including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Elton John, John Lennon, […]

German Club Makes Gingerbread Houses

March 14, 2017 by

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The German club took part in Gingerbread house making for the recent holiday season.  This event took place on 21 December 2016. One may not be aware of the history of gingerbread houses. The edible mock houses one  sees today originated in Germany due to the popular tale, Hansel and Gretel. However, gingerbread being shaped […]

Effects of TV On The Brain

March 13, 2017 by

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Studies show that the amount of TV time per day can affect the way you live. According to livescience.com, people who watch a lot of television and don’t exercise much at all may begin to see the effects of their unhealthy living habits on their brains as early as their midlife. “Being physically active at […]

Do It Yourself: Stress Balls

March 10, 2017 by

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Stress is a big part of today’s society, and not one person will ever be completely “stress free.” There are many ways to relieve it ,and one of the well known ways is stress balls. Many stress toys can be found at local stores. Even businesses hand them out with company labels on them to […]

Do It Yourself: Lava Lamps

March 9, 2017 by

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In the late 1960s, the lava lamp came to symbolize all things counterculture and psychedelic. The lamp was invented by Edward Craven Walker, a British accountant, who died at age 82. Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lava lamp. If you don’t know how the lamps work, here is a quick scientific explanation. […]

Do It Yourself: No Sew Handbags

March 8, 2017 by

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If you are not the most crafty person or have a tough time with needles and thread, then keep reading. A way to make a stylish, cost-efficient bag without having to sew anything has been found. It has been trending on the DIY scale for a while. Many people enjoy this quick, ten-minute craft and […]

Fleetwood Golf Team Needs New Members

March 7, 2017 by

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As the winter sports come to a close, the fall sports begin to make their way into the interests of many students. With that in mind, there is one fall sport many overlook and don’t think sign up for. The golf team may be in the process of being ignored by the larger student body, […]

Wilkinson Holds Monthly Book Club

March 6, 2017 by

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English teacher Mrs. Sarah Wilkinson holds Book Club in her classroom once every month. She assigns a book for the students to read, and they have one month to finish the book. Once the book is finished and it is the date that she assigns the meeting on, all the students come to her room […]

Opinion: Animals Have Rights

March 3, 2017 by

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Over 56 billion farm animals are killed each year for food. Fish and other sea animals’ death toll is so great that the only measurement justifiable is tons. More than 100 million animals, including dogs, cats, monkeys, birds, rats, mice, fish, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and frogs are killed each year for laboratory testing. […]