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The U.S. Wins Gold and Makes History

March 22, 2022

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The United States has won a total of twenty-five medals in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. America sent 224 people to fifteen different events.  The United States earned eight gold medals in eight different events, making them fifth in the medal count.  The most recent gold medalist was Alexander Hall for men’s slopestyle. This was […]

Bengals Are One Game Short

March 20, 2022

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The Bengals did end up losing in the Super Bowl, but they should not hang their heads because no one expected them to have the season they had. According to Cincinnati.com, the Bengals were expected to go 6-11 and not make the playoffs. As one can see, this team was not seen as a Super […]

German Club Hosts Birthday-Themed Meeting

March 20, 2022

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On 25 January 2022, a Tuesday afternoon, the German Club held its annual meeting about celebrating birthdays in Germany. The members played vocab bingo, ate cupcakes, and won prizes, which were coins from the Goethe-Institut. ¨We decided on this topic because my sister’s and father’s birthdays are in that week, so when we found out […]

Atchina and Orozco Named January Students of the Month

February 24, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School faculty announced Isabella Atchina and Yulisa Orozco as January´s students of the month. Atchina is the daughter of Desi and Sara Atchina. She also has a sister named Rachelle and a dog named Calvin. She has dedicated her time to the school, which can be seen through her involvement in Relay […]

Premier League Winter Window Starts Trading Season

February 24, 2022

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The January transfer window is where every year a soccer team can buy and sell players midway through the year. The goal is to help acquire what the team needs for the rest of the year. Each team gets a month to fix the problems with their team to win more games. According to http://www.transfermarkt.us, […]

FAHS December Students of the Month Annouced

February 22, 2022

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The FAHS December Students of the Month have been announced. Senior students Abigail Geschwindt and Wyatt Hetrick have received the Student of the Month award for December of 2021.  Both students are involved in many activities inside and outside of their school.  Abigail is involved in Film Club, Sustainable Students, Science Olympiad, Book Club, National […]

Petition to Move Super Sunday to Saturday Gains Momentum

February 22, 2022

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Many Americans want to move the Super Bowl to a Saturday instead of a Sunday! These individuals think of the Super Bowl as a national holiday because it happens once a year and millions of people are watching and trying to buy tickets to the game. Unfortunately, many don’t like how the game is played […]

Four FAHS Athletes Commit To College Sports

February 18, 2022

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Student-athletes from Fleetwood Area High School committed to their choice of college on 2 February 2022.  Gavin Morris, who has played football for twelve years, is attending Misericordia to study physical therapy or exercise science. Will Ryan, who has played football for eleven years, is attending Lebanon Valley for exercise science. Joey Svoboda has played […]

Reporter Bio: Hannah Medina

February 17, 2022

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Hannah L. Medina, born 31 December, 2003, is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School. This is her second year writing for The Tiger Times in her high school career, and she is thrilled to be involved with the school newspaper again. Hannah was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and has grown up and lived in […]

Winter Storm Kills Two in the South, Migrates North

February 11, 2022

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A winter storm in the south part of the United States killed two people during the weekend of 15 January and traveled up the northeast coast, hitting Pennsylvania and New York. The southeast received more than nine inches of snow. While this snowstorm was moving, it knocked out power for thousands of people in many […]

FAHS Cheerleading Season Nearing its Ends

February 5, 2022

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Since the end of August, the FAHS cheerleading competition team has been working hard. The team of fourteen competed for the last time this season on 28 January, bringing this year to a close.   “Everyone wants it a lot and really wants to succeed at states and do well,” sophomore Maris Arnold said.  At practices, […]

FAHS Faculty Celebrates November Students of the Month

January 30, 2022

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The FAHS Students of the Month for November were recently announced. Students Sarah Reitnauer and Ryan Flood received the Student of the Month award for November 2021. Both students have put a tremendous amount of work into their academics, and it is apparent through their work and achievements.  “It was possibly my work with Operation […]

Arsenal FC Regains Momentum after a Weak Start

January 30, 2022

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Arsenal Football Club has been through a tough time recently, but they are starting to turn things around. For the first time since 1985, they did not qualify for a European competition because of poor play in their league. They were eighth in their league, and they needed to get into the top seven to […]

Gaston’s Crazy Conspiracy Collage Nearly Complete

January 27, 2022

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Communications teacher Mr. Sean Gaston of Fleetwood Area High School has been putting together a huge bulletin board of conspiracy theories for his classroom. The board coincides with the curriculum for his class, Conspiracy Theories, which he has been teaching for around six years now. Gaston has been working on the idea for around four […]

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 […]