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Fleetwood Fall Blood Drive a Success

December 11, 2017 by

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The Miller-Keystone Blood Center Blood Drive took place at Fleetwood Area High School recently and was a huge success. Taking place on 19 October, many students turned out to donate blood. The drive was in honor of Alison Stern, who passed away earlier this year. Miller-Keystone’s cause reaches throughout the Berks area and other counties. […]

Classcraft Makes Fleetwood Debut In Algebra I

December 8, 2017 by

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Teachers are always looking for ways to make their lessons more interesting and engaging to students. Fleetwood math teacher Ms. Amy Schlott is no different, having recently introduced Classcraft to her Algebra 1 classes. “For me, I think Classcraft has helped a lot.  You still learn the same, but with a twist on it. It’s […]

Australia Votes ‘Yes’ to Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

December 7, 2017 by

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On 15 November 2017, Australia announced that they would legalize same-sex marriage. The decision was settled upon a public opinion survey sent out to Australians to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’  on allowing same-sex couples to marry. Overwhelmingly, 61.6% of Australians voted ‘yes,’ while 38.4% voted ‘no.’ More than 12.7 million people participated in the survey. […]

Fleetwood is First School In Berks County to Start a Rho Kappa Chapter

December 6, 2017 by

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Fleetwood Area High School is the first school in Berks County, Pennsylvania, to join Rho Kappa, the Social Studies Honor Society. The induction ceremony will be held at the Reading Public Museum on 11 December 2017. “The Social Studies Honor Society recognizes juniors and seniors who excel in social studies,” economics teacher Dina Heffner said. […]

FAHS Hosts Animal Rescue League Donation Drive

December 5, 2017 by

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Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Mrs. Nancy Castiglioni is running an Animal Rescue League charity drive in the high school. This donation drive is a great cause in which students can be involved. Students are encouraged to bring in canned  food, toys to donate, or cash. The Rescue League is a non-profit organization dedicated to […]

Christmas Traditions Clarified

December 4, 2017 by

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Christians celebrate Christmas Day as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus of Nazareth was a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of Christianity. Popular customs of Christmas include exchanging gifts, decorating a Christmas tree, attending church, sharing meals, and waiting for Santa to arrive with ample gifts. Many students in […]

Fleetwood Senior Qualifies for National Orchestra

December 1, 2017 by

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Fleetwood Area High School senior Marisalley George made National Orchestra. George was “honestly really surprised” when she found out that she qualified,  given there were many other people who auditioned for the orchestra. She has been playing the viola since she was in fourth grade because the viola caught her attention the most when her […]