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German Club Goes to Liederkranz

February 7, 2020

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“Students look forward to this event year after year,” German teacher Christine Moll said.  The Liederkranz is a trip that the German Club runs every year. This trip gives students a chance to experience an accurate German meal. This allows them to have a cultural experience that they would not otherwise have.  This annual trip […]

Texas Man Fires Gun at College Party

November 26, 2019

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Saturday, 26 October was just a normal night for the students at Texas A&M University. It was homecoming week. College kids were out celebrating. All was normal until Brandon Gonzalez, 23, came to a Greenville party and ended up firing a weapon at about 20 students. Twelve were injured and two died. He left the […]

Teens Lung Collapses Due to Vaping

October 15, 2019

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In 1997, about 36.5% of teenagers smoked. Teenagers getting hooked on nicotine is not a new concept. However, electronic cigarettes are. For years, scientists have studied cigarettes and the effects they have on the human body. However, the concept of vaping is still fairly new.  As of September 2019, 380 lung illnesses have been reported […]

Random Cheese: What is your favorite place to travel?

May 22, 2019

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Paige Garrett ( Grade 11)–“Clearwater beach in Florida, because they have the best waves for surfing and they have the best sunsets, and that’s where I have a lot of good memories with my dad.” Kenzie Miller (Grade 10)–“I love any beach really; the freeness of the ocean and the waves, it just  all feels […]

Turning Point Arrives in Fleetwood

April 23, 2019

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Turning Point USA is the nation’s biggest conservative movement across thousands of universities and high schools. A common misconception of the organization is that it preaches Republican propaganda. In this day and age, there are various different kinds of Republicans. TP USA just focuses on promoting American freedom, the free market, and limited government. On […]

FAHS Faculty Names February Students of the Month

April 5, 2019

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Every month, two students from the senior class are selected as the Students of the Month. For the month of February, two well-deserving candidates were chosen. Seniors Samuel Schappell of Tiger Times renown and Leah Dewald have been selected by faculty and staff as February’s Students of the Month. Both receive a gift card to […]

The Fifty States from Worst to Best: Part One

April 4, 2019

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Ever wonder which states rank among the top (and bottom) in the nation? The Tiger Times has you covered with an entirely uncalled-for, unprofessional ranking of the Fifty United States, from worst to best. Location, culture, cities, diversity, climate, and numerous other factors were taken into consideration in these rankings. This installment will include states […]

April Fools: Prom Venue Changed to Aux Gym

April 1, 2019

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On 1 March 2019, it was decided that prom would be held in the high school instead of the planned venue at Bear Creek. Due to a lack of funds, prom will have to be held at the high school. Since there will be school on Friday, there will not be enough time to decorate […]

April Fools: FAMS Science Teacher Confirms Flat-Earth Theory

April 1, 2019

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FAMS science teacher Mr. Kyle Bollendorf went on a science expedition to put an end to the Flat versus Round Earth debate. What he discovered may be a shock. “I’ve heard rumors of the ridiculous ice walls situated at the edge of the ‘disc,’ so I decided to check it out,” Bollendorf said. His journey […]

New NHS Members Inducted

January 23, 2019

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National Honors Society is a group that people with outstanding grades, community service, and leadership qualities can get join. This February, Fleetwood’s seniors will be inducting the new NHS members. But, how much school dedication goes into becoming an NHS member? “You really have to take pride into your school work,” Junior Andrew Slusser said. […]

Obamas Sign Exclusive Deal with Netflix

June 7, 2018

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Netflix has recently attempted to secure big names for exclusive deals with them.  Earlier this year, they announced a deal with actor Seth Rogan and now have announced a production deal with the Obamas. The deal has the Obamas set to produce movies and TV for the streaming service, anything from scripted TVto a documentaries. […]

9 FBLA Members Make Nationals, 6 Inducted into NBHS

June 4, 2018

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Nine members of the FAHS FBLA are attending nationals this year. The nine members competing will be Jenna Masenheimer in Computer Applications; Caitlin Bower, Brooke Gorman, and Faith Readinger in Community Service Project; Sarah Crissman, Maddy Burt, and Leah DeWald in American Enterprise Project; and Sebastian Kukielka and Laura Kaskey in Public Service Announcement. According […]

Santa Fe Shooting Felt in Fleetwood

June 1, 2018

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On Friday, 18 May 2018, seventeen-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis walked into Santa Fe High School with a .38 revolver and a shotgun, killing 10 people and injuring 10 others, according to The New York Times. The victims were Kimberly Vaughan, Cynthia Tisdale, Sabika Sheikh, Chris Stone, Jared Black, Shana Fisher, Glenda Anne Perkins, Angelique Ramirez, Christian […]

FAHS German Club Celebrates Oktoberfest

November 6, 2017

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When Prince Ludwig married Princess Theresa, it started a 200-year tradition. The celebration started 22 September 1810 and ended 7 October. The reason it is called Oktoberfest is that it originally started in October but has changed to September due to weather. There are many traditions for Oktoberfest that people do. Some traditional food are […]

Trump Policies Eliminate Environmental Protections

June 9, 2017

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One of the biggest issues surrounding Donald Trump as he ascended to the presidency was how he planned to deal with climate change and environmental regulation. Over the first few months of his term, Trump has already proposed budget cuts and legislation that will have adverse effects on the environment–and science in general. For example, […]

Prom at Bear Creek Deemed a Success

June 8, 2017

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This year’s prom was considered a big success by most students. For seniors, it was a good way to end their high school careers, and, for others, it was a good first prom overall. The location of prom this year was at Bear Creek. Many people enjoyed the idea of having it there because it […]

Spring Concert Earns High Praise

June 6, 2017

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On Friday, 12 May, The Choral and Jazz spring concert took place, and students were very eager to share their experience. Nicole Powers had a lot to say about the weather that night. “It was awarm, but not so warm, only so warm as to almost wear a jacket but not quite cold enough to […]

Few Dispute Value of Technology in Education

June 5, 2017

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Society is based off of technology now. Schools could easily function without paperback books if they really wanted too. Most schools have Internet access available to students and faculty as well as laptops or even tablets, depending on the district. As children grow up with technology, it seems nearly impossible to get them away from […]

Pope Face Trending as Pontiff Meets World Leaders

June 2, 2017

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In recent weeks, Pope Francis has been getting a large amount of media attention. This attention, shockingly, is not for his religious teachings. Pope Francis has been photographed with world leaders twice in the month of May. These photographs were taken with United States President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Fleetwood students […]

Random Cheese: What Is Your Biggest Fear?

March 30, 2017

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“Student loans,” Shawn Bessey said. “Spiders,” Seth Wagner said. “Unglazed donuts,” Nick Carlin said. “Snakes,” physical education teacher Eric Jonassen said. Mrs. Castiglioni- “Thousand leggers,” Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Nancy Castiglioni said. “Something bad happening to my children,” office secretary Stacey Maurek said. “Failing in life,” Broderick Allen said. “Kool-Aid Man,” Tristan Spannuth said. […]

Brady Brings the Win to New England in Super Bowl

March 29, 2017

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On 5 February, the New England Patriots went head-to-head with, and defeated, the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51. The final score was 34-28 in overtime. The Patriots went 17-2 on the season, all thanks to Tom Brady’s heroics. The New England Patriots won in dramatic fashion after being down by as many as 25 […]

Pasta, Presto Served in Fleetwood

March 27, 2017

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On March 4 2017, hundreds of students from grades 3-12 in the Fleetwood Area School District took part in the annual Fleetwood Amera Music Association Pasta and Presto Fundraiser. Families and community members were welcomed to the school to enjoy performances from ensembles all across the district and eat a pasta dinner to benefit FAMA. […]

Reed Got Talent

March 24, 2017

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On January 19 2016, Fleetwood Sophomore Taylor Reed competed in Berks Kids Got Talent. Berks Kids Got Talent is a competition that doubles as a fundraiser to benefit the Dyslexia Center in Reading. Reed competed against kids all across the county who performed a variety of different acts. Taylor showed off her skills by performing […]

Fleetwood StuCo Attends 80th PASC

December 5, 2016

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Every year, a Pennsylvania high school hosts the State Conference for Student Councils across the state. For the past several years, Fleetwood’s Council has been fortunate enough to attend. This year’s state conference was hosted by Deer Lakes High School.  Deer Lakes’ students spent nearly two years working in preparation to host over 1,000 students. […]