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MLB Lockout Ends with New Rules

May 5, 2022

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The MLB and the MLBPA recently had a disagreement that lasted for ninety-nine days with no information revealed about the forthcoming MLB season.  Now the two sides have finally come to an agreement, bringing with it new rules for the MLB and MLBPA. One of the new rules is called the Ohtoni rule. This new […]

FAHS Spanish Students Make Presentations on Spanish-Themed Films

April 28, 2022

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Mrs. Anita Lewis’s Spanish I class recently gave presentations on the movies Coco and Encanto.  The classes were able to do anything they wanted as long as it had to do with the topic of conversation and was class-appropriate.  Some examples of the presentations were board games, food, drawings, and some very interesting sculptures.  “This […]

Fleetwood Students Attend Live Virtual Auschwitz Tour

April 28, 2022

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On Thursday, 31 March, media teacher Mr. Sean Gaston screened a live virtual tour of Auschwitz for a group of his students in his Intro to the Holocaust class. The tour was led by an expert guide who answered questions afterward. The tour, held by the Center for Holocaust Education of the East Valley Jewish […]

Messi v. Ronaldo: Who’s the GOAT?

April 27, 2022

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There are many debates from the world of soccer, but most would agree that Messi vs. Ronaldo is the most well-known. Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo are two of the best players that soccer has ever seen, and the two have dominated the game for over a decade. Both play as attackers; therefore, it is […]

Science Olympiad Takes on the Regional Competition

April 27, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School students involved in the Science Olympiad team competed on Thursday, March 17, at the Regional competition. With thirteen students competing, Fleetwood placed eighth overall.  The Regional competition has twenty-three events in total, where students compete in pairs or a group of three. There are testing events, project events, or hybrid events […]

TikTok Cat Pot Roast Passes Away

April 23, 2022

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Famous Tik Tok cat, Pot Roast, passed away on 16 February 2022. During her lifetime, she had accumulated over one million followers. Said followers took to social media to mourn her passing. ¨She was a beautiful cat, and I´m very sad she has passed away,¨ Yulisa Orozco, senior at Fleetwood Area High School, said. The […]

FAHS Science Classroom Raises Trout

April 23, 2022

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Chemistry teacher Ms. Jennifer Neiman is raising trout in her classroom through the Trout in the Classroom program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The trout are raised from eggs over the next few weeks and will be released in the spring. Through this […]

FAHS Students to See Romeo & Juliet in Philly this April

April 10, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School students are getting the chance to see a live performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet for the first time since the start of the pandemic. This year, 85 students will be attending. The cost of the trip is 40 dollars, and it includes breakfast beforehand as well as lunch on the […]

Film Club Goes to the Movies

April 10, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School’s Film Club went to see Uncharted at Fox Berkshire in Wyomissing on 19 March. The group went to Olive Garden near the theater for dinner before the showing. A small group was in attendance, but there was plenty of film-related discussion over pasta before the 6:00 pm movie.  The general consensus […]

Fleetwood Boys’ Basketball Wins Division Championship

April 4, 2022

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For the first time in over 40 years, the Fleetwood Area High School boys’ basketball team has won a division championship. This was accomplished due to their outstanding teamwork and dedication to their peers. “I’d say the game started off difficult. It was close through the first quarter, but we went on a huge run […]

Texas Longhorns Are Out for Revenge

April 4, 2022

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The Texas baseball team is ranked number one in the country as of March 17, 2022. Their record is 14-5, only losing one series, and they have a .737 win percentage.  The Texas Longhorns have a home record of 6-1, an away record of 6-3, and a natural record of 2-1. They haven’t played anyone […]

April Fools: FAHS Finals to Be Worth 50% of Yearlong Grade

April 1, 2022

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A policy is being adopted this school year in which final exams are now worth 50% of the students’ final grades for the year. The decision was reached after 70% of teachers approved the change.  With this new system, each quarter is now only worth 12.5% of a student’s final grade.  “I think that finals […]

April Fools: FAHS Faculty Approves “Teacher Skip Day”

April 1, 2022

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Following the long tradition of “senior skip day”, the teachers of Fleetwood Area High School have planned a “teacher skip day” in retaliation. The faculty has pre-approved this event, and the date is set to occur on May 4th. In preparation for this day, the school has called in several substitute teachers to fill in. […]

German Club Dines at Deitsch Eck

March 30, 2022

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On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, German teacher Christine Moll and the German Club will be hosting a culinary field trip to Deitsch Eck. Everyone is welcome for a taste of German cuisine!  The FAHS German Club is sponsoring this trip to Lenhartsville. Deitsch Eck is an authentic German restaurant in Pennsylvania. The food students will […]

Teachers, Students React to Flexible Instruction Days

March 30, 2022

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The Fleetwood Area Schoold District has used four out of the five available Flexible Instruction Days this year, but are they actually effective? FID days are called when the weather is too threatening to come into school; however, instead of getting the day off, there are zoom calls set up from each teacher. It is […]

FAHS Performs Addams Family Musical

March 23, 2022

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Fleetwood Area High School recently presented this year´s musical, a rendition of  The Addams Family, on March 18, 19, and 20. The Addams Family is about a family of unique individuals who move into a neighborhood where people do not respond kindly to their sense of individualism. ¨This musical is unlike other shows we have […]

FAHS Faculty Names February Students of the Month

March 23, 2022

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The Fleetwood Area High School staff is celebrating the February 2022 Students of the Month.  Senior students Megan Brattley and Rebecca Hohl have received February’s students of the month awards. Both students were thrilled to receive this award. “I honestly was not expecting to earn this recognition, but it made me feel somewhat relieved to […]

FBLA Regional Competition Names Local Winners

March 22, 2022

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FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of America. The program allows students to make friends, communicate with experienced individuals in the workforce, and learn various talents, ranging from public speaking to leadership to technical skills. Business teacher Mrs. Kelly Ackerman, head of FBLA,  has introduced the business mindset to her students by bringing in guest […]

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 […]