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The Nasados Siblings Steal the Variety Show

October 31, 2017 by

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At the Fleetwood Area High School Homecoming Variety Show, two student’s performances stuck out, performances that are sure to become legendary in the years to come. These performances were by beloved members of the student body, Joshua and Veronica Nasados. But why and how did these two come to be in the variety show? To […]

Puerto Rico in Dire Straits

October 30, 2017 by

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Puerto Rico is in a dire situation ever since Hurricane Maria hit its coast. Nearly 85% are without electricity and 45% without drinkable water. Puerto Rico’s recovery could cost up to $85 billion, which could destroy the island’s economy. The Trump administration submitted a $29 billion disaster-relief request to Congress last week to fund recovery […]

Eating Vegan Has Countless Benefits

October 27, 2017 by

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People who follow a vegan diet display lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure.  They also have a less likely chance of getting colon and prostate cancer, as well as a decreased rate of ischemic heart disease. Veganism is a dietary lifestyle that, after much research, is found to be beneficial in many ways. Going vegan […]

Mandatory Recycling Makes an Impact

October 23, 2017 by

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Recycling has been around for years, and it’s definitely influencing the environment. Thirty of the nation’s one hundred largest cities have mandatory recycling. Mandatory recycling only began in January of 2006. Since then, recycling rates have increased. Mandatory recycling mostly affects businesses.  Enforcement on this in the workplace must be implied because there is a […]

Adams, Birckbichler Named September Students of the Month

October 19, 2017 by

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Courtney Birckbichler and Shea Adams were chosen as the students of the month for September 2017. Adams wants to join the army and aim for either combat engineering or  CBRN recon. “I try to do as much as I can with the military and police,” Adams said. Birckbichler would like to major in early childhood […]

2017 Homecoming Arrives

October 18, 2017 by

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Fleetwood Area High School’s 2017 Homecoming celebrations occured two weeks ago, and students and staff have were hard at work preparing long before then. Preparations occurred to ensure that this year’s celebrations was be memorable and everlasting. Homecoming Week’s festivities included the fashion-oriented Spirit Week, the annual pep rally and Powderpuff game, and the crowning […]

Fleetwood Library Set to Undergo Five-Year Change

October 17, 2017 by

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The high school library is about to become so much more for students, both current and incoming.  Mr. Kirby Barnett, the school librarian, has begun very early stages of work on a proposal for the school board to enact a five-year conversion of the library into an all-purpose multimedia space. The goal is to create a space […]