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Elephants In Entertainment Industry Find Freedom

February 28, 2018 by


Elephants in the entertainment industry have been steadily declining  in popularity. Victories such as the rescuing of Nosey the elephant and the reuniting of three circus elephants (Mia, Sita, and Rhea) are paving the way for freeing many elephants that are being mistreated and harmed. Elephants that are still subjected to harsh forms of cruelty […]

Pitbull Super Bowl Commercial Never Airs

February 27, 2018 by


“In the 70’s, they blamed the Dobermans. In the 80’s, they blamed the German Shepards. In the 90’s, they blamed the Rottweilers. Now they blame the Pit Bull. When will they blame the Human?” Dog Behaviorist Cesar Millan said. In recent times, there have been many groups aiming to eradicate the Pitbull breed. These groups […]

Aftandilov and Haas Named January Students of the Month

February 19, 2018 by


January’s students of the month are two students who are heavily involved in both their community and school. Grace Aftandilov is an active member of FBLA, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Student Council, Rho Kappa, Relay for Life, Envirothon, and Model UN. She’s also heavily involved in the community with Girl Scouts, Relay for Life’s […]

Annual Shakespeare Trip Goes to Drexel

February 7, 2018 by


This spring, English teacher Mr. Marc Walter and a group of Fleetwood Area High School students will be going on a field trip to Drexel University in Philadelphia to see a play of Shakespeare’s famous work “Romeo and Juliet.” “One cannot truly appreciate his plays until they experience them as they were intended–performed, not read. […]

Couple That Shackled Their Children on Trial

February 6, 2018 by


Thirteen children were being shackled, teased with food, and only allowed to shower once a year. After years of this torture, their parents could finally go to prison. Their seventeen-year-old daughter managed to escape and called the police. Their parents, David and Louise Turpin, are pleading not guilty. “If found guilty of the dozens of […]

2018 Olympics Just around the Corner

February 5, 2018 by


The 2018 Winter Olympics are just around the corner. Here’s what to expect! The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held from 8 February 2018 to 25 February 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. There are about 90 nations competing in 15 sports for the 102 medals up for grabs. This is the first time in 30 […]

Seven-Year-Old Girl Found Dead

February 2, 2018 by


On 4 January 2018, a seven-year-old girl named Zainab Ansari went missing on her way to a nearby house to study Quranic. Quranic is the study of traditions inspired by the Qur’an and has developed throughout Muslim history. Muhammad Adnan, her uncle, reported her disappearance to the Kasur District Police Office because her parents were […]

McCarthyism a Stain on American History

February 1, 2018 by


Joseph McCarthy came into power as Senator in 1946. On 9 February 1950, at the Republican Women’s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, he made the following comment. “I have here in my hand a list of 205 names that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and […]