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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 […]

Is Jake McGarry the Sweetest Senior?

October 16, 2017 by

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Jacob Tyler McGarry is viewed by some as one of the greatest students to grace the halls of Fleetwood. He is a quiet guy who is well-respected and admired by students and teachers alike. Jake McGarry was born on 4 June 20000. McGarry was born in Pennsylvania.  He moved here in seventh grade and has […]

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 13, 2017 by

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The beginning of breast cancer awareness month starts every year around October.  Fundraisers are raising money, and patients become survivors everyday. Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant cells form in the tissue of the breast. One in eight women within the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This […]

Trump Administration Calls for DACA Repeal

October 12, 2017 by

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The Republican Party is threatening to repeal DACA. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was created under Obama in 2012 to protect undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States unwillingly as children by their parents. If DACA is repealed, more than 780,000 “Dreamers” are in fear of deportation. In his campaigns while […]