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New Government Regulations Plan to Eradicate Drunk Driving

November 30, 2021

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There are around 9,000 deaths caused by drunk drivers each year in the U.S. In 2026, America is going to have a requirement on cars that will mandate a new technology for people under the influence of alcohol that is intended to curb the extent of fatalities. This plan is part of the Democrat’s trillion-dollar […]

Slusser, Reese Named October Students-of-the-Month

November 30, 2021

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Natalie Slusser and Jacob Reese were named students-of-the-month for October by FAHS faculty. Slusser is the daughter of Marci and Michael Slusser. Her future plans include attending Dickinson College to continue her academic and athletic careers with the intention to attend law school and play collegiate field hockey. “Field hockey has given me an outlet […]

Dewald, McGarry Named September Students of the Month

November 28, 2021

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Seniors Casey Lynn Dewald and Avery McGarry were selected as September students of the month for showing what a good, hard-working student looks like. Casey Lynn Dewald is the daughter of Heather Dewald, and she has decided that she will be attending Kutztown University. She will be majoring in business with a minor in finance […]

Shrawder Takes up Residence in Art I

November 28, 2021

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Albert Einstein once said, “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Mrs. Annie Shrawder is new to the Art I classroom, and she is offering a variety of art classes. She will be keeping much of the current curriculum, including visual journals and Senior Art walls, […]

Supply Chain Crisis Erupts in California

November 27, 2021

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Essential supplies are stranded in the middle of the ocean. This is only part of the crisis happening with the California Supply Chain. There have been an overwhelming number of ports sitting idle and ships being delayed, causing the price of products to go up in stores. The Biden Administration plans to fix this by […]

FBLA Students Organize Newest Community Service Project

November 27, 2021

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Members of Fleetwood Area High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club have started this year’s community service project. Eager to help out their community, three members of the FBLA are helping to bring awareness to the Purple Heart Foundation and the Wounded Warriors Project.  This year’s representatives are Rachel Wagner, Sarah Reitenaur, and Erin […]

FAHS Math Club Arises from Student Demand

November 11, 2021

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As of 18 October, the Fleetwood Area High School now has a math club, and all students are welcome to join. “Don’t be discouraged. All levels are welcome. The more you hear about math and see it in action, the more you will pick up on things, and you might be surprised what you already […]

Fleetwood High School Class of 2022 Takes Their Senior Trip

November 10, 2021

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A few weeks ago, eager high school seniors had the chance to take a break from their schoolwork by undertaking their main field trip for the year. Fleetwood’s 2022 Graduating Class traveled to Manheim, Pennsylvania, to attend the 2021 Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. The gates opened at 11:00 a.m.  There were many activities in which to […]

FASD Celebrates Homecoming 2021 with Sporting Events, Coronation Ceremony

November 10, 2021

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At the 2021 homecoming game, the football team won against Twin Valley, and the king and queen were announced.  Emma Rapposelli and Nick Liptok were honored as king and queen. Both students were excited to be a part of the fun activity, along with all the fellow homecoming nominees. Emma, who was very excited and […]

Will Star Players’ Injuries Affect Fantasy Football?

October 31, 2021

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Christan McCaffery and Dalvin Cook were the top players chosen in each league, and McCaffery is out due to a hamstring injury. McCaffrey’s stats for the 2019 season were twenty-three carries with two touchdowns. Now he has a hamstring injury and will be out for four weeks. “The injury could sideline McCaffrey up to four […]

US Borders to Reopen for Vaccinated Travelers

October 31, 2021

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Should the borders be reopened for those who are vaccinated? Regardless of one’s opinion, the U.S. plans to reopen its land borders with Canada and Mexico, but travelers need proof that they are vaccinated in order to travel or cross the border.  The Biden administration plans to lift travel restrictions at the borders starting in […]

FAHS to host Blood Drive on 20 October

October 28, 2021

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Everyone can help save a life when The Miller-Keystone blood drive comes to Fleetwood Area High School on 20 October. In order to be eligible to donate blood, a volunteer must be at least sixteen-year- old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health. One cannot have underlying health conditions that would make […]

Baseball Playoffs Populated by Teams of World Series Past

October 28, 2021

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The MLB playoffs are down to the final four teams, including the Houston Astros, LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, and Atlanta Braves, with the Astros and the Red Sox in the ALCS and The Dodgers and the Braves in the NLCS. As the series continues, the Astros are one win away (3-2 series) from going […]

Field of Screams Open for 2021 Season

October 26, 2021

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With new terrifyingly haunting attractions, Field of Screams is back in action for the new season.  Field of Screams, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is returning for the 2021 season. With new and returning attractions, Field of Screams has something for all ages! After opening Field of Screams in 1993, Gene and Jim Schopf have found great […]

AOC Makes Fashion Political with “Tax the Rich” Dress

October 26, 2021

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Representative, wore a seemingly controversial white dress to the 2021 Met Gala. The red lettering written on the back stated ¨Tax the Rich.¨ Many people loved and admired her dress, while others deplored the message and the medium.  Ocasio-Cortez has spent much of her career trying to get the point […]

Young 20-Person FAHS Cheerleading Team Faces Challenges and Successes

October 14, 2021

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This year’s twenty-person Fleetwood cheerleading team faces the challenges and successes of being a young team. With only one senior, the cheer team has really had to step up. Freshmen have had to take charge, and juniors have gone through the expectations of taking more leadership unlike previous years. Rachel Shigo, an alumna of FAHS, […]

Relay for Life Volunteers Aspire to Make a Difference

October 11, 2021

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Dr. Gordon Klatt’s twenty-four-hour walk for cancer research created a movement, touched hearts, and saved lives, and, for that, his legacy will live on.  Klatt walked around a track to raise money for cancer research. From that, he created Relay For Life, where people all around the world fundraised for this goal.  According to secure.acsevents.org, […]

Reporter Bio: Sarah Grim

October 1, 2021

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Sarah Grim, born 20 May 2005, grew up in Blandon, Pennsylvania, with her brother Mitchell and her parents Wendy and David. Sarah spent most of her time as a child going to the Reading Museum with her family and watching Bob the Builder. A goal in Sarah’s life is to own a dog of her […]

Reporter Bio: Meghan Emery

September 28, 2021

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Meghan Emery was born on 19 May 2005 in Reading, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Fleetwood, Pennsylvania. Meghan has only lived in Fleetwood and Blandon her entire life. Meghan has one sibling, which is her brother, and she lives with lots of pets. After school, Meghan goes to work at Schell’s Dairy Swirl, where she […]

Reporter Bio: Emily Seiple

September 28, 2021

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Emily Seiple is seventeen-years-old, turning eighteen on October 7. She is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School and most excited for homecoming, prom, and graduation. As much as Emily will miss her friends, she is excited for her new life to expand once school is over. She is interested in cosmetology, including the Spa […]

Reporter Bio: Nathan Seidel

September 27, 2021

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Nathan was born in Fleetwood, PA, in 2006. He considers himself a happy and persistent person. When he gets his free time, he likes to play baseball, enjoy video games, and hang out with his friends. Something he doesn’t want to happen is getting older. In school, he likes social studies because he says it […]

Reporter Bio: Owen Shoemaker

September 27, 2021

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Owen’s favorite sport to play is soccer. When asked where he would like to go for a one week vacation, he said he would either go to Hawaii or London. Owen’s favorite memory is his trip to Jamaica. If he was to have a part time job, it would be Subway because it is close […]

Reporter Bio: Yulisa Orozco

September 27, 2021

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Yulisa Orozco, born on 16 April 2004, is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School. Originally from Reading, Orozco moved to the Fleetwood at a young age and grew up in the district. She comes from a full house of five siblings and five pets. When asked how this home environment has shaped her character […]

FAHS Journalism Looks a Little Different This Year

June 4, 2021

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“Getting to be in journalism, I get to see what is going on around me,” sophomore journalist Jessica Kopycienski said. Journalism has been a part of Fleetwood Area High School for a long time. Existing records show that next year will be its 30th year, but there is a strong possibility it has been going […]