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FASD Sports Hall of Fame Members Inducted

January 24, 2022

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On Tuesday, 28 December, there was a Berks County Sports Hall of Fame ceremony. There were seven inductees into the hall of fame.         The seven people were Mike Boyer, Emily Arndt, Denise Wisser, Tom Magill, Matt Keller, Laurie Frederick and, Jeff Turner. Some of these people are coaches, and others are players. Denise Wisser was […]

German Students Travel to New York City

January 24, 2022

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German teacher Mrs. Christine Moll recently took her German students to New York City! Moll´s German class went to the Goethe-Institut on Tuesday, 7 December, 2021. The reason they went to the Goethe-Institut was to learn more about the German language. They also were able to experience/be around native German speakers! This institute is also […]

Fleetwood’s Women Empowerment Club Starts Up for the 2021-2022 School Year

January 14, 2022

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The FAHS Women’s Empowerment Club has started up for the 2021-2022 school year. Fleetwood Area High School has started a club to help young men and women learn about different topics pertaining to women’s struggles and rights in the world today. “In Women’s Empowerment Club, anyone who wants to join is welcome,” adviser Sherri Rankin […]

Misa’s Fugue Celebrates Ten Years

January 14, 2022

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Misa’s Fugue is celebrating ten years in 2022 and was commemorated at The Goggle Works with a screening and Q & A session this past November as a part of the Violins of Hope exhibit. Misa’s Fugue is a 2012 documentary about the life of Holocaust survivor Frank “Misa” Grunwald. The film was directed by […]

Five FAHS Students Sign Letters of Intent

January 12, 2022

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Five FAHS students signed their letters of intent for their chosen sport on 10 November 2021.  Megan Brattley, attending Kent State University for Pre-Med Biology and Spanish while playing Division I softball, has cherished the opportunities Fleetwood has given her.  “I will miss the atmosphere and the Co-op with Muhlenberg and my teammates and coaches […]

Lions Finally Win One

January 8, 2022

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Would the Detroit Lions win a single game this season? Fans asked this question the whole season, especially when the Lions would be up by a few points in a game and then ending up losing it.  With a record of 0-11-1, the Lions looked like they were on their way to a winless season […]

Debate Erupts over 2021 Balon d’Or

January 8, 2022

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The Balon d’Or is an award given to the best soccer player in a calendar year, voted by journalists. The winner of this award in 2021 was the now seven-time winner, Lionel Messi. Many soccer fans supported the choice, but there were also many who disagreed with it.  One of the people who bashed this […]

Violins of Hope Opens in Berks County

December 30, 2021

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Through music and presentations, Violins of Hope tells us the story of renewed instruments that once were played during the Holocaust.  Violins of Hope recently opened in Berks County, informing citizens of the horrific acts of the Holocaust through instruments that were played by the victims themselves. “The Violins of Hope program came to Reading […]

Omicron Varient Sweeps through the United States

December 30, 2021

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There have been cases appearing all over the world on the new COVID-19 variant, called Omicron. Omicron has been spreading like wildfire and has been causing concern for many. This Variant is stronger and more contagious than the Delta variant of Covid-19. People worry there is going to be a winter surge, or they believe […]

Phillips Welcomed to FAHS Math Department

December 17, 2021

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Ms. Samantha Phillips is the newest math teacher at Fleetwood Area High School. This is her first year teaching at school.  Phillips went to school at Schuylkill Valley, so she grew up in the local area.  She played for the school soccer team when she was in school as well. Phillips went to college at […]

Rodgers’ Absence Felt by Packers in Week 9

December 17, 2021

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Arron Rodgers was out for week 9 of the NFL season, so the Packers had to look at Jordan Love, the backup twenty-three-year-old from Utha state. Love was second all-time for passing yards and passing attempts made. This was his first-ever career start in the NFL, and it was against the back-to-back AFC champions, the […]

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 […]