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North Korea Tests Nuclear Missile Capable of Reaching America

January 31, 2023 by


North Korea launched ballistic missiles into the sea Saturday, November 12, 2022. The U.S. sent two bombers to South Korea in a display of military prowess. Tensions have started to rise, and new updates about the missile have come in. North Korea has test-fired more than thirty missiles since the initial test Saturday. These long-range […]

Fleetwood Seniors Ready to Play College Ball

January 30, 2023 by


On November 9, 2022, six Fleetwood student-athletes signed their National Letter of Intent. Two of those athletes were Kaitlyn Pytleski and Tyler Szilli. Kaitlyn Pytleski committed to Kutztown University to play softball and Tyler Szilli decided to continue his baseball career at Alvernia.  Tyler has been playing baseball for 12 years. His passion for the sport […]

Fleetwood Senior Siblings Sign Letters of Intent

January 27, 2023 by


It’s off to college lacrosse for some Fleetwood twins. Jocelyn and Karissa Doerr are seniors at Fleetwood Area High School. They play lacrosse for the Schuylkill Valley Panthers. On November 9th, they signed letters of intent to play lacrosse for the University of Mount Olive in Mount Olive, North Carolina. Jocelyn and Karissa Doerr were among […]

Missiles Threaten Peace of Mind in U.S.

January 24, 2023 by


North Korea and the United States have had a rocky relationship over the past few decades. With new research and information circulating about a North Korean missile that can reach the United States, some are scared.  The Japan Times reported, “Across the Atlantic, U.S. President Joe Biden warned in October of a potential ‘Armageddon’ hanging […]

Is the Snow Day Dead?

January 23, 2023 by


Fleetwood Area High School Flexible Instruction Days (FID) are meant to benefit students education. An important aspect of high school is making sure grades are good and one’s mind is focused on school work, studying, and homework. Snow days can be different for many people. “FID days are pointless when it comes to doing work,” Fleetwood […]

Reporter Bio: Christopher Martinez

January 23, 2023 by


Chris Martinez is a Sophomore at Fleetwood Area High School. He was raised as the youngest of five children in a Spanish-speaking household. Growing up bilingual has made him feel separated from others at times because he was different, but he appreciates his special ability to communicate now that he is older. His greatest role […]

COVID-19 Still Altering the Teaching Profession

January 13, 2023 by


The COVID-19 virus has affected many. In one way or another, it has changed everyone’s life. Schooling experienced much change as a whole. COVID affected the students and the classroom, but had perhaps the largest impact on teachers. Teachers had to cope with students being out because of COVID, half of the school missing each […]

COVID-19 Represents a Clear Stumbling Block for Students

January 11, 2023 by


After the effects of COVID-19 on the entire school system, students have felt the impact in a variety of ways. Grades, assignments, and attendance have seen these most alterations. In order to understand the impact COVID had, it’s important to find out how students responded after feeling its effects. “Before the pandemic, about 1 in […]

COVID-19 Still Affecting Classrooms

January 10, 2023 by


For two years, the American education system saw unprecedented changes to environments and structure. How did Fleetwood handle the change? Covid-19 created a shift in classroom dynamics that affected both students and teachers. Some things made a positive change, while others are still plighting the school with disconnectivity and fear. As students and staff looked […]

Philadelphia Sports Teams Having a Great Season

January 3, 2023 by


Philadelphia sports teams have local fans excited about their winning performances. The Eagles started their season undefeated. The Phillies made the World Series out of nowhere. The Philadelphia MLS team, the Union, made it to the MLS Cup. Along with all of this, the 76ers and Flyers have looked impressive early in their own respective […]