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Publicity Stunts Become Public Safety Hazards

February 28, 2023 by


Content creators are doing dangerous things for fame, like breaking laws and sometimes even breaking bones. “TikTok influencer Katie Sigmond is fined after hitting a golf ball into the Grand Canyon. Katie Sigmond, who has nearly seven million followers on TikTok and posts workout and modeling videos, faced legal trouble after the stunt,” The New […]

Mob Makes Major Headlines!

February 24, 2023 by


The mob is not dead. There is a dominant theory that the Mafia is not active in the same way it was decades ago, but recent news stories show that might not be true. “A reputed Gambino captain was among two dozen people busted in a sprawling, multimillion-dollar construction kickback scheme that affected several significant […]

FBLA Takes the “Opportunity” to Help Their Community

February 23, 2023 by


The Future Business Leaders of America are reaching out to their community this year with their service project working with Opportunity House in Reading. Gabriel Siegfried, grade 10, and Hannah Nied, grade 12,  are leading the efforts to support the community this year and they will be competing their project against other teams in the […]

Teens Have Numerous Employment Options in Fleetwood Area

February 22, 2023 by


Plenty of local teens are interested in working but are unsure of good local places to work. There may be more good local workplaces than people think. The first places, and arguably most popular, would be grocery stores, such as Giant, Weis, or Boyers. Because Boyers is located in Fleetwood, and Giant and Weis are […]

Nation Wide Outages Affect Air Travel

February 17, 2023 by


Before the recent airline outages, a nationwide flight delay had not happened since 9/11.  “The FAA’s outage was the second major air travel disruption in less than a month and drew bipartisan criticism. Winter storms derailed holiday travel in late December, prompting widespread cancellations and a crisis at Southwest Airlines after it buckled from all […]

FAHS’s Galeassi Adds Art to BCIU Showcase

February 16, 2023 by


Fleetwood Area High School has some really talented artists. Jossalyn Galeassi takes multiple art classes at Fleetwood Area High School, and she enjoys every part of them. Jossalyn took about a week to finish an art project that had a lot of meaning for her. Her art will be displayed In BCIU’s art showcase this […]

Are You Misinterpreting Masculinity?

February 15, 2023 by


In the past year, celebrities such as Andrew Tate and the fictional character Patrick Bateman from American Psycho have been used as “role models” for the aspiring phrases “sigma” or “alpha male,” which some men use as part of a journey toward male self-improvement.   This way of thinking has promoted misogynistic behaviors and emotional illiteracy […]

What to Look For When Buying a Used Car

February 14, 2023 by


How much thought do you put into buying a used car? The market for used vehicles has seen exponential growth within the last few years. The variables that are in play might suggest a few different motives to explain the rise in prices.  “U.S. Department of Labor statistics revealed that used car prices are up […]

Yemen Resolution Doesn’t Get a Vote Despite Activists’ Wishes

February 10, 2023 by


The United States is funding its ally Saudi Arabia in its war against Yemen. The civil war in Yemen has left over a hundred thousand dead from armed conflict and many more Yemenis dead from starvation. Most of these deaths were civilians killed directly or indirectly by the Saudi military. The United States has given […]

FAHS Seniors are Awarded November Students of the Month

February 8, 2023 by


Fleetwood seniors Baxter Biehl and Samuel Mitten were recently named November Students of the Month.  Baxter Biehl, the son of Bradley and Brooke Biehl, participates in numerous activities for Fleetwood. He is involved in soccer, tennis, volleyball, men’s chorus, band, chorus, orchestra, choraliers, wind ensemble, vocal ensemble, pit orchestra, marching band, jazz band, chess club, […]

North Korea Improves Missile Program

February 7, 2023 by


North Korea now has a missile capable of reaching the US mainland, and it is fueling many questions from American citizens. North Korea has always taken great pride in its ability to potentially have lethal nuclear missiles, but they never really posed a huge threat to the US mainland. In a recent test, however, North […]

This Baker Works with a Different Kind of Pi

February 2, 2023 by


Ms. Vanessa Baker is a new math teacher in the Fleetwood Area School District. She teaches 10th and 11th grade in room 206. Teaching SAT prep, geometry, and Algebra 2, she is 22 years old, and she graduated from Albright College in the Spring of 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Secondary teaching. Baker […]