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Students Prepare to Make Big Decisions after High School

May 31, 2017 by


As the school year draws to a close, seniors begin making important decisions regarding their lives after high school. Choosing colleges, whether or not to attend college, and other major financial and education-related choices are placed upon graduating students. Part of the stress for many seniors is waiting to get accepted to college. According to […]

School’s Out on 6 June

May 30, 2017 by


Just like most schools, Fleetwood Area School District is coming to the end of the school year, and many people are excited. The seniors are getting ready to graduate, and all other classes are getting ready to move into the next grade. Summer may be most students’ favorite time since there is not school, and […]

Jacy Good Shares Tragedy with FAHS

May 26, 2017 by


On 18 May 2008, college graduate Jacy Good was on her way home from graduation with her parents and everything she ever owned. She was ready to begin her life with her college sweetheart, Steve Johnson. This typical 90-minute drive home ended up taking months. Good’s last memory was of her and her parents stopping […]

Fleetwood Prom Requires Mass Planning

May 25, 2017 by


Fleetwood’s junior and senior prom was 19 May. The prom was held at Bear Creek ski resort. “We picked this venue because it was close and available–also, because it will be neat to have two rooms. There is one room to eat in and one for dancing,” history teacher and student council advisor Sue. Nagle […]

Opinion: School Should Start Later

May 24, 2017 by


A student woke up late again and missed the bus. Now mom has to take him to school, which makes her late for work, but on the silent car ride they ponder how great it would be to have an extra half hour in the morning. Almost a hundred years ago, most schools and businesses […]

Whales Continue To Get Beached

May 22, 2017 by


Underwater sonar is one of the most essential tools for the Navy. Marine animals rely heavily on sonar to communicate and to “see.” In 2000, over a dozen marine mammals beached themselves within thirty-six hours of the U.S. Navy using sonar for routine training. Fourteen of the seventeen animals beached were deep-sea-diving beaked whales. These […]

Opinion: Violence Effects Kids

May 19, 2017 by


Violence has been around forever. It doesn’t look like the crime rate is coming to an end either, which would be a tough thing to do. As much as most people would like to not see violence be around anymore, there will always be some people that have a different view and try and cause […]

Prom Trends 2017 Steal from Nature

May 18, 2017 by


Each prom season, young men and women spend hours searching for the perfect dress or tuxedo to wear on the biggest night of their high school lives, the prom. While tuxedos have had very small changes over the last twenty-odd years, prom dress trends continue to change each year. The current year’s trends all seem […]

What Causes Crime?

May 17, 2017 by


Minor or major, crime is rampant. Many blame bad parenting. Others claim druge usage. The question however still remains, what causes crime? Many factors go into what causes crime.  Population is a key factor that goes into the consideration of the root of crime. The continuing arguments in already high populated areas leads to more […]

Once upon a Mattress No Sleeper

May 16, 2017 by


In March, months of rehearsal came to a close, and the drama club put on four performances of Once Upon a Mattress for the community. Students who took part in the show said that their efforts paid off and the show was a success. “I was very exhausted post-show week, but I know that the […]

Technology Affects Teens’ Sleep

May 11, 2017 by


While it is important to sleep every night, many people, especially children and teens, don’t get enough sleep. Part of the reason for this is the extensive use of technology–smartphones, tablets, Nintendo Switches® , etc., right before bed, which can affect sleep habits. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, widespread sleep loss […]

Prom Committee Meets Every Friday

May 10, 2017 by


With Prom season in the air, everyone is rushing to get his or her dress or suit picked out and altered. During this time, the prom committee is gathering the supplies they need for decorations and to find the perfect D.J. for this very special night. Juniors Maya Evans, Laura Kaskey, Julia Donahoe, and Sebastian […]

Egyptian Christians under Persecution

May 4, 2017 by


Egyptian Copts are the largest christian denomination in Egypt. They make up about 10% of Egypt’s population. They speak the Coptic language/ which is where they get their name. Although most Egyptians identify as Arabs, Copts do not. They identify themselves as the remaining descendants of the civilization of the Ancient Egyptians, with Pharaonic origins. […]

Reading High Basketball Brings Home State Title

May 1, 2017 by


On Saturday, 25 March, the Reading High basketball team defeated Pine-Richland, 64-60, to win the Boys 6A Basketball State Championship. The Reading High basketball team was lead by seniors Lonnie Walker IV, Isiah Cook, and Tyrone Nesby IV. They all had huge impacts on the team and were big reasons why they won the State […]