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German Exchange Student Visits Fleetwood for Four Weeks

May 21, 2018 by

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 On 20 March, 2018 the Loeffler family drove to Newark Liberty International Airport to pick up German Exchange student Max Fetz, who would be staying with them the next four weeks. Every so often, Fleetwood offers programs for students from other countries to come visit for a period of time to experience school in our […]

Bessey, Stitzel Named April Students of the Month

May 18, 2018 by

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The students of the month for April 2018 are Shawn Bessey and Alicia Stitzel. They are both heavily involved in school activities. Shawn is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bessey of Blandon. Throughout his high school career, he has been a part of band, jazz band, wind ensemble, marching band, chorus, chorale, vocal […]

Trump Set to Impose Trade Tariffs

May 17, 2018 by

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President Trump delivered the news of a possible trade war with China on Twitter. An examination by the right-leaning Tax Foundation said that, in 2018, more than a quarter of the gains from the tax law could be lost because of the new tariffs. “A trade war is a back-and-forth dispute where a country imposes […]

Suspected Russian Spies Injured in UK

May 16, 2018 by

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On 3 March 2018, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, England. Suspecting passersby saw the pair lying on the bench in a daze-like state. They were transported to a hospital after emergency services were called by a member of the public where police […]

Trump Implements Syrian Retaliation

May 15, 2018 by

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Syria has had an on-going civil war for the past 7 years. On 13 April 2018, President Donald Trump issued military strikes on Syria. The Syrian government’s key supporters are Russia and Iran, while the US, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia back the rebels. A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria seven years ago has […]

Sealing Industry in Death Throes

May 14, 2018 by

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The sealing industry is a dying market. Sealing is considered by many to be barbaric, and unnecessary. Last year, 1.6 million dollars were made off of sealing. This is a 32.4 million dollar drop from the 2006 season. This is due to the decline of hunters participating. “It is unlikely a seal will be stunned […]

Manufacturing Issues Caused by US-China Trade War

May 11, 2018 by

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Everyday, people in the United States use products from China, and people in China use things from the U.S.  However, both countries have been talking about putting tariffs on those products, and that could have a major impact on manufacturing. “Last year, U.S. exports to China totaled $130 billion, an amount that’s grown in recent […]