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Disney Film Causes Political Havoc in FL School

May 31, 2023 by


A Florida teacher is under state investigation for showing her class a Disney movie with a gay character. Not knowing this would be a problem, she left many parents upset and worried for their children to be in this class environment. “I wasn’t aware the state’s controversial law banning instruction about certain LGBTQ topics had […]

Fleetwood Prom Held on May 5th

May 30, 2023 by


Friday, May 5, 2023 was the night of nights for Fleetwood Area High School juniors and seniors. From the beautiful venue of Stokesay Castle to the tasteful Italian food that was served, to the dance floor that got everyone moving, prom exceeded expectations.  Compared to last year’s drowsy weather filled with rain, this year had […]

May 2 Marks the 12-Year Anniversary of Death of Bin Laden

May 24, 2023 by


May 2nd was the 12-year anniversary of the day DEVGRU (Seal Team 6) took out Osama Bin Laden. According to, the raid of the hideout took place at 1 a.m. local time, which would be 4 p.m. EST. The entire operation was said to have lasted 40 minutes. According to “FBI files,” Osama Bin […]

Tragedy at Waco Turns 30

May 22, 2023 by


On April 19, 1993, the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, burned to the ground. The Compound burning down was the last stage in the bloody 51-day standoff between the Branch Davidians and the federal government. The tragic event started on February 28, 1993. It began with a local news reporter who had been tipped […]

News Magazine Makes Strides

May 19, 2023 by


Students and teachers have been working in collaboration on the inaugural edition of the Paw Print. The newly founded class, News Magazine, has established something the school has not offered in the recent past, a magazine that will have district-wide coverage.  This elective started only in the second semester of this year, making it brand […]

Eight More Fleetwood Students Ready to Play Sports in College

May 9, 2023 by


Eight Fleetwood seniors signed their National Letter of Intent on 12 April 2023. All student-athletes are going to different colleges but all have bright futures.  Anthony Downs committed to Alvernia University for track and field as well as ice hockey, while majoring in criminal justice. He has been participating in track and field for six […]

Local Chocolate Factory Explodes

May 8, 2023 by


The R.M. Palmer Company makes national headlines after a fire and explosion at their factory quaked in West Reading.  On March 24th, the R.M. Palmer Company chocolate factory exploded. It leveled the building and affected the surrounding buildings as well. The explosion was large enough to push a neighboring building 4 feet. “The National Transportation […]

The 2022 Fleetwood Yearbook Makes History by Receiving a PSPA Gold Medal

May 4, 2023 by


The Fleetwood yearbook for the 2022 school year scored gold in the PSPA awards. PSPA stands for Pennsylvania School Press Association, and this award focuses on yearbook critique. The yearbook can be given a score of gold, silver, or bronze.  In order to win the award, the yearbook needs to score gold in all four […]

Fleetwood Seniors Named March Students-of-the-Month

May 3, 2023 by


It is that time of the month again when the students-of-the-month are announced. The students-of-the-month for March were Connor Tucci and Meghan Emery.  Meghan and Connor have both displayed strong academic work and great character.  “I think I was selected to be student-of-themMonth because I am fortunate enough to have good relationships with teachers who […]

Most Misunderstand Anarchy

May 2, 2023 by


Anarchy is a word frequently used but seldom understood. It is often equated with ideas of mob rule, disorder, and chaos. The philosophy, however, is more complex. Anarchy comes from the Greek word anarchos, with “an” meaning “without” and “archos” meaning “rulers,” so “anarchy” in its simplest translation simply means “without rulers.”  Anarchy is essentially […]