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Champions League Reaches Its Conclusion

August 10, 2022

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The Champions League is coming to an end, and there is only one game left. This final is between Real Madrid and Liverpool. This is a rematch between these two huge clubs, as they played each other in the final just three years ago. Three years ago, Real Madrid won the game 3-1 against Liverpool, […]

Random Cheese: What are your plans after Graduation?

August 10, 2022

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Laura Aulenbach, senior: “I’m going to Moravian University to get a degree in neuroscience and a minor in psychology.” Katrina Fink, senior: “I plan on attending Florida Southern College for a Technical Theatre degree with an emphasis on costume design.” Brynn McDonald, senior: “I will be attending Kutztown to major in communication design.” Erica Kratz, […]

California Heat Brings Wildfires

August 9, 2022

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Wildfires in California have been going on for a while now every single year. It’s been getting worse, and humans have the power to put a stop to these fires that are harming the environment. The week after May 23, 2022, many fires were occurring in California. More than half a dozen occurred in forty-eight […]

FAHS Quill & Scroll Ceremony Welcomes New Members

August 9, 2022

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On May 11th, Fleetwood Area High School had its yearly Quill and Scroll award ceremony. Fleetwood students involved in yearbook, journalism, business, and art all have the chance to be recognized. The awards being presented that night were as follows: Quill and Scroll Inductee, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) Inductee, Outstanding Student in Art, National […]

FAHS Faculty Announces May Students of the Month

August 8, 2022

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The Fleetwood Area High School faculty has chosen the Students of the Month for May. Students Owen Roth and Hunter Boyer have received this award.  Both Boyer and Roth have shown hard work and dedication within their school and their community.  Boyer is involved in many activities, including Volleyball, Track, Student Council, Women’s Empowerment Club, […]

’21-’22 School Year Comes to an End

August 8, 2022

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With the FAHS school year coming to an end, students share their favorite moments from the ’21-’22 year.  Friendships were made in all sorts of situations. Classes like creative writing with Mrs.Wilkinson allowed the students to connect with one another. With the help of daily journal prompts that were shared out with the class and […]

FAHS Student Places Second in National History Day Competition

August 6, 2022

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On 7 May 2022, Thomas Schappell, senior at FAHS, competed in the regional competition for National History Day (NHD) Club. The competition took place at the University of Scranton. Schappel placed second and proceeded to advance to states. For the competition, Schappell and his fellow competitors were asked to create a documentary covering certain events […]

Donaldson’s Quote Lands Him in Hot Water

August 6, 2022

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During the Yankee-White Sox game, Josh Donaldson made a racially charged comment alluding to Jackie Robinson when speaking to player Tim Anderson.  During the first inning of the game, Donaldson said to Anderson, “What’s up, Jackie?”  The White Sox manager Tony La Russa heard the comment and told the media that it was a racial […]

Fleetwood FBLA Recognized at Awards Ceremony in Hershey

August 5, 2022

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On 12 April, The Future Business Leaders of America Awards of Excellence program was held in Hershey, PA. Fleetwood members of FBLA were awarded for their achievements at this year’s competitions. The Fleetwood chapter of FBLA was recognized for its accomplishments this season. It received eighth place in the entire state, also known as the […]

English Teacher Mahnken Retires after 28 Years

August 5, 2022

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Ms. Deb Mahnken, English teacher, is retiring after decades teaching at the Fleetwood Area School District. Mahnken has been teaching for 28 years, but she didn’t aim to teach from the beginning. Her first degree was in psychology from Temple University, and she worked at the Delaware Valley Mental Health Foundation with psychotic young adults […]

Philly Schools Start at 9:00 a.m.

June 3, 2022

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With the exception of four buildings, schools in Philadelphia are going to be opening up later next school! Philly’s new school time is going to be 9:00 a.m The reason why they are doing this is to help high school students get the rest they need so they are able to learn and comprehend the […]

Fleetwood Prom Held on May 6

June 3, 2022

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The 2022 Fleetwood Prom was held on 6 May 2022 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Reading. The Starry Nights and Bright Lights themed event was filled with long-lasting memories.  The event was from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and seeing all of the students dressed up was half the fun.  Around 6:00 p.m., food […]

Tennessee Volunteers Defy Expectations and Make History

June 2, 2022

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The Tennessee Volunteers just locked in their second SEC East title in school history.  At the start of the year, Tennessee was predicted to be the 19th team in the nation, with Texas being predicted as number one in the nation.  But now,Tennessee is the number one team in the country for D1 baseball with […]

FAHS Faculty Chooses April Students of the Month

June 2, 2022

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The Fleetwood Area High School April Students of the Month have been announced. Students William Ryan and Thomas Schappell received this award for the month of April. Both Ryan and Schappell have dedicated themselves to their school and to their community. Ryan is actively involved in the Youth Football Camp, Legion Hall Breakfasts, and helping […]

FAHS Film Club Hosts First Lock-In Since 2019

June 1, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School’s Film Club held its first lock-in since 2019 on 8 April 2022. The group stayed at the school overnight and watched movies for 13 hours straight. The Lock-In was held in room 100, adviser Mr. Sean Gaston’s room. Gaston is the TV Media and Communications teacher and runs the Film Club […]

76ers Enter Playoffs

June 1, 2022

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The 76ers are in the 2022 playoffs! The team grabbed the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference, clinching the playoffs.  The team has to play the Toronto Raptors, who, just like the 76ers, secured a playoff spot and are 5th in the conference.  The first game of the series was held in Philadelphia, the 76ers’ […]

Mock-Trial Team Makes Semi-Finals

May 25, 2022

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From 24 April to 2 March, Fleetwood Area High School´s Mock Trial team competed in their semi-finals. This year’s Mock Trial team includes Natalie Slusser, Sam Mitten, Kaitlyn Geist, Cassandra Batz, Andrew Haas, Brady Whalen, Noah Stern, Maddie Ammon, and Maddie Fick. Mock Trial is a club offered at Fleetwood. Every November, the Pennsylvania Bar […]

NAHS Hosts 2022 Art Event

May 25, 2022

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On 7 May 2022, Fleetwood Area High School’s National Art Honor Society hosted the annual Art Event at the Fleetwood Community Center. The event ran from 12:00 to 4:00 pm and had crafts for elementary to middle school-aged children, as well as vendors and live music from members of the community. Members of the National […]

FAHS Junior to Compete in Special Olympics

May 21, 2022

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One of Fleetwood’s very own students will be participating in The special Olympics. This student’s name is Matt Foose. He is a junior at Fleetwood Area High School.   The event is the largest statewide competition, bringing more than 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches. Competition in athletics, basketball, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, softball, swimming, and tennis highlight […]

Three FAHS Students Sign Letter of Intent for Swimming

May 21, 2022

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On 21 April 2022, three FAHS students signed their letters of intent. All students are going to different schools but are continuing their swimming careers.  The first swimmer, Maren Schermerhorn, committed to La Salle University and will be majoring in nursing. She has been swimming for twelve years. When looking back at who motivated her […]

FAHS Faculty Names March Students of the Month

May 16, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School’s staff is celebrating the Students of the Month for March 2022. The two students picked for this month are Sadie Eggleston and Duilio Almanza Valdivia. These two students have shown enormous dedication to their school and their community, leading to them receiving this award.  Both students are involved in many clubs […]

Champions League Knockout Stages Commence

May 11, 2022

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The Champions League knockout stages are on, and there were some surprises, some domination, and full of excitement. The most exciting game was PSG vs Real Madrid. This was the most hyped-up match and lived up to the hype. The first game was dominated by PSG but couldn´t really show that with the score, as […]

FAHS German Club Has Double Dessert

May 11, 2022

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Frau Christine Moll and the FAHS German Club are creating two desserts, one for April and one for May. The dessert in April was Black Forest Cake, and the dessert in May is going to be Spaghettieis. The Black Forest Cake is a chocolate cake filled with cherries and has whipped cream and cherries on […]

Palacz Named Physical Education Teacher of the Year for 2022

May 5, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School physical education teach Mr. Joseph Palacz has been named 2022 Physical Education Teacher of the Year. The Slippery Rock college graduate has been teaching for thirty-one years, most of those at Fleetwood.  His overall goal for being a physical education teacher is to help others live a healthy lifestyle. Palacz informs […]