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Rapper Ye West Creates Controversy

November 22, 2022

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In light of recent events, rapper Kanye West has faced much backlash and criticism over a multitude of comments he has recently made. Kanye (who is now referred to as Ye after the process of a legal name change) is certainly not a new figure in the media spotlight.  As early as 2005, Ye started […]

Fleetwood to Perform Student-Directed One-Act Plays

November 21, 2022

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The Fleetwood Area High School will be performing one-act plays on Wednesday,  November 16. The plays will start at 7:00 p.m., and there will be a $5 charge at the door.  There will be two plays, the first called “Four A.M.” and the second called “Check Please” with an intermission in between.  The director of […]

President Pardons Pot Possessors

November 18, 2022

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President Biden is a one-time drug war hawk who is now pardoning pot offenders. On October 6, 2022, President Biden took to Twitter to announce the policy “As I’ve said before, no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana. Today I’m taking steps to end our failed approach. Allow me to […]

Fleetwood’s Baxter Biehl Bound for Nationals

November 17, 2022

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“He’s in the top 1% of students I’ve encountered in my career,” high school choral director Mrs. Catherine WIlliamson said. Baxter Biehl made the National Band in his senior year and will be attending the festival this November. He has advanced through four levels of competitive festivals to make it this far, and his musical […]

Fleetwood Soccer Team Primed to Go All the Way

November 16, 2022

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Fleetwood is known for its soccer, winning the state title 3 times in its history. This year, the team is planning to go back with a record of 16-1-1. Fleetwood soccer has been awaiting this victory for the past four years. “Are we better this year than last year?” sophomore soccer player Lukas Landis said.¨Yes, […]

Chiarelli and Devlin Named October Students of the Month

November 15, 2022

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For the month of October, seniors Melania Chiarelli and Delaney Devlin were announced as Students of the Month.  Both students are involved in multiple activities in and out of school.  Melania, the daughter of Anita and Gianluca, has taken part in soccer, drama club, yearbook, student council, and chorus.  For the community, she is a […]

Russia Considers Using Nuclear Weapons against Ukraine

November 11, 2022

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Just how close is the world to Nuclear warfare? Unfortunately, it is probably the closest it has been since the Cold War era. The culprit is the raging war going on between Russia and Ukraine, in which Russia is making nuclear weapons threats. “They are just scare-tactics,” Fleetwood Area High school physics and science teacher […]

Hoffman Transitions from Student Teacher to Faculty Member

November 9, 2022

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Ms. Hailey Hoffman, the new Fleetwood Area High School English teacher who teaches English 9 to 11, is from originally from Bridgewater, New Jersey, which she still frequently visits about twice a month.  Hoffman knew she wanted to be a teacher starting around the age of 4 or 5. “School was always my favorite game […]

Reporter Bio: Jeffrey Brown

November 2, 2022

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Jeffrey Brown was born and raised in the Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, area.  He says he enjoys living here. He is a senior in high school at Fleetwood Area High School. He is currently enrolled in the school’s journalism program, which produces the school paper “The Tiger Times.” His reason for joining the program is that he […]

Fleetwood Soccer Undefeated

November 2, 2022

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The Fleetwood Area High School soccer team is red hot, without taking a single loss while leaving opponents in the dust. According to MaxPreps Website, the team was ranked 15th in the state as of October 3. They were also ranked first in their division as well, 222nd out of the entire nation.  It doesn’t […]

Reporter Bio: Jaden Calm

November 1, 2022

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Jaden Kathryn Calm, born 7 March 2005, is in her senior year of high school at Fleetwood. She has been a student at Fleetwood most of her life, starting at Willow Creek, then moving to Hamburg during her junior year, and now returning to Fleetwood for her senior year. In school, her favorite subject is […]

FAHS Names September Students of the Month

November 1, 2022

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As a Fleetwood student of the month, a person has to show a lot of hard work and dedication. Recent students of the month Emily Wessner and Andrew Haas are doing everything they can to be good students. “I think I deserve the position of student of the month because of my heavy involvement here […]

Davin Millisock Is a Sophomore Soccer Star

October 24, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School student Davin Millisock has outdone himself for Fleetwood’s soccer team this season. Davin is in the graduating class of 2025 and is a soccer star who just keeps getting better and better. Davin has been playing soccer since he was three years old. He really got into the sport by watching […]

Reporter Bio: Landon Roth

October 24, 2022

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Landon is from Blandon, Pennsylvania, and he has lived there for almost his whole life.  He was born at the Reading Hospital and has gone to Fleetwood from kindergarten to third grade. He then moved to Ephrata in Lancaster. He stayed there from third to fifth. Now, Landon is back in Fleetwood. Throughout the years, […]

Psilocybin Introduces Mushrooms to Modern Medicine

October 21, 2022

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Shrooms are making strides. Psilocybin is currently an illegal controlled substance. Despite this, its usage for certain disorders shows promising potential.  Psilocybin is a chemical found in a variety of mushrooms. When consumed, it can produce what is called a “trip.” A “trip” from psilocybin mushrooms can range widely in effect, but many people who […]

Reporter Bio: Jacob Rauenzahn

October 21, 2022

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Jacob Rauenzahn is a senior who has lived in Fleetwood his entire life. He is the president of the student newspaper. Jacob is very fit for the position because of his love and passion for writing, reading, and journalism as a whole.  Jacob enjoys journalism so much that he hopes to attend college for it. […]

Pennsylvania Governor’s Election Heats Up

October 19, 2022

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On Tuesday, November 8th, the new Pennsylvania Governor will be determined.  Democratic State attorney Josh Shapiro is in the Political Race against Republican State Senator Doug Mastriano. Both Candidates are looking to succeed former Democratic Governor Tom Wolf, whose term is over and cannot be re-elected. The winner will be sworn in on January 17, […]

Reporter Bio: Owen Williams

October 19, 2022

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Owen Williams has various stories and experiences that show who he is and strives to be. He is currently a junior, and his favorite class is psychology. Beginning with his family, he has both a younger brother and a sister. Dad is an entrepreneur; Mom stays at home; and his stepdad is a police officer. […]

Neiman Named New FAHS Assistant Principal

October 18, 2022

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As of the 2022-2023 school year, former science teacher Ms. Jennifer Neiman has taken the role of assistant principal at Fleetwood Area High School, replacing Mr. Thomas Salpino II.  The science teacher of 15 years decided to apply for the job when she realized she enjoyed taking part in larger problems in the school.  While […]

Reporter Bio: Sarah Grim

October 18, 2022

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Sarah Christine Grim is seventeen years old, and her birthday is on May 20th, 2005. She has an older brother named Mitchell who is nineteen-years-old. Sarah has future plans that involve working with children. She plans on going to college, and she is taking the time to think about exactly what she wants to do. […]

Homecoming Kicks off Another New School Year

October 17, 2022

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Every year, Fleetwood students, staff, and the surrounding community come together to celebrate a Fleetwood athletic event for Homecoming, and this year that was a recent football game.  According to a Hall of Fame Plaque and Sign article,  “The earliest beginnings of Homecoming date back to college alumni football games…to bring everyone back home and […]

Reporter Bio: Lauren Kile

October 17, 2022

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Lauren Kile is 17 years old and in 12th grade. She is an extremely hardworking and independent student.  She works at Crystal Cave in Kutztown, PA. Because she is in twelfth grade and attending college next year, Lauren has been thinking about going into international relations for her career path; international relations is the study […]

The Roar Store is Back and Busy

October 14, 2022

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The Fleetwood Area High School Roar Store is now open for its 3rd year. So far, operations have been going well.  “Already, we have done a quarter of what we have done the entire last year in shirt-making in the first month of school,” business teacher Ms. Rebecca Heiser said.  But the club has been […]

Reporter Bio: Joshua Tiemann

October 14, 2022

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Joshua Tiemann, or Josh, is the vice president of the Tiger Times newspaper at Fleetwood Area High School. Josh is currently a senior in high school at Fleetwood. Josh is a Christian man who frequently goes to church. Over this past summer,  Josh worked at Grings-Mill, where he did basic maintenance work. Josh does not […]