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Fleetwood StuCo Attends 80th PASC

December 5, 2016


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. […]

Farnes Feasts on American Clubs

December 2, 2016


Farnes Silveria Rodriguez is a sixteen-year-old foreign exchange student attending Fleetwood Area High School for the 2016-17 school year. Farnes will be joining the Fleetwood class of 2018 for her eleventh grade year through Rotary Exchange. Farnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts, though she has lived in Barcelona, Spain, for the past fourteen years of […]

September Students of the Month Reviewed

December 1, 2016


The position of student of the month is something many upperclassmen seek during their high school careers. Not only do these students have their photos posted in the front of the building, but these students also receive a parking spot in the front of the lot for the month. Samantha Evans is a senior at […]

German Club Hosts a Range of Traditional Festivities

November 21, 2016


The German Club at Fleetwood focuses primarily on the culture of German-speaking countries and has a wide variety of activities planned for the 2016-2017 school year. Many of the students involved are high school students, but German teacher Mrs. Christine Moll was generous enough to expand this opportunity to her middle school students. There are […]

FAHS Hosts Safe Trick-or-Treat Again

November 18, 2016


The Safe Trick-or-Treat was held on 26 October from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the High School. Parents could bring their children for $5.00 per trick-or-treater; the money was donated to The American Cancer Society. “We’re absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to host the Safe Trick or Treat this year for The American Cancer Society,” Jonathan […]

Gun Control Controversy Increases Sales

November 17, 2016


One of the primary issues facing presidential candidates today is their stance on the Second Amendment in relation to the rising threat of gun violence in the United States.   The Second Amendment states, “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear […]

Rudderow, Keirstead Named Students-of-the-Month

November 14, 2016


The Students-of-the-Month for October are Christina Rudderow and Kyle Keirstead. Christina Rudderow has five siblings and is the daughter of Claudia and Joe Rudderow. Rudderow’s future plans include going to hygiene school and then to dental school.  She is involved in Relay for Life, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, and Health Occupations Students […]

Reading Considers Decriminalizing Marijuana

October 25, 2016


America approaches a climax of fear, fueled by shooting deaths of unarmed men, heroin overdoses, and an opioid crisis. The people look for changes but are afraid to embrace them.  The legalization of Marijuana is one of these changes that the American populace has considered. Still, this idea shocked people when it was abruptly proposed […]

Reporter Bio: Brianna Bixler

October 11, 2016


Brianna Bixler is a  junior and was born at Reading Hospital on 25 October 1999. Brianna elected to take journalism because no other classes were available, but she has found the class to be very interesting so far. Bixler looks forward to writing in the Tiger Times. English is her favorite subject in school because […]

Interact Club Adopts a Highway

June 14, 2016


Recently, the Interact Club at Fleetwood Area High School adopted a highway. On 30 April, members of the club picked up 25 bags of trash on Fleetwood Road. Adopt a Highway is a national campaign to help clean up litter off the sides of roadways across America. Different organizations are allowed to have their name […]

Move-Up Day Gives Incoming Freshmen a Taste of High School

June 6, 2016


Every year at the Fleetwood Area High School, administrators and faculty have a moving-up day for incoming freshmen. This year’s experience was a little different for the 2017 freshman. Moving up day was on June 1, from 1:15-2:30. English teacher Marc Walter was the coordinator of the moving-up day. Each teacher has his or her own job, but he is the […]

Disney Still The Most Diverse Tourism Experience

June 3, 2016


Many students and teachers have traveled to Disney World.  This is a place where families makes memories together–a place of fun, love, and adventure. Disney World consists of five theme parks and a big water park. Epcot has a range of events and rides to undertake. They include art galleries and delicious places to eat, not to mention plays […]

Random Cheese: What Are Your Thoughts on Jorts?

May 17, 2016


“They’re coming back,” senior Thayjas Patil said. “They’re back in style,” senior Ian O’Keefe said. “They’re good, if you can pull them off,” junior Ryan Skepanski said. “Pfft,” junior Cole Strange said. “They’re pretty excellent,” study hall monitor Joshua Werstler said. “I hate them,” junior Kirsten Knoll said. “It’s a ‘no’ for me,” junior Shane […]

Hair Products Cause Damage

April 22, 2016


There are a lot of products men and women use daily. One important product is shampoo. You have to find the right brand for your type of hair, and you have to be careful if the type of shampoo burns off your hair. Pantene has a product that literally causes your hair to burn at […]

Random Cheese: What are Your Bad Habits?

April 19, 2016


“Singing in the shower,”  junior Anna Hracho said. “Talking too much,” sophomore Ashlyn Warner said. “Eating salt out of the bottom of the pretzel bag,”  English teacher Mrs. Wilkinson said. “Eating fruit snacks,” junior Rayanna Celmer said. “Playing with my lip ring,” junior Brandon Buck said. “Listening to my music too loud,” junior Harley Hendricks […]

Drink Green with a St. Paddy’s Day Shake!

March 16, 2016


St Patrick’s Day is 17 March, and many people are looking for recipes to make and share with friends. This mint milkshake is a perfect and easy dessert to share with your friends on St. Patrick’s Day. Ingredients you will need: 1 Pint of vanilla ice cream ¼ cup whole milk ½ teaspoon peppermint extract […]

Voices Accepting New Reporters

February 5, 2016


Have you ever wanted to write and be published in a newspaper? Have you ever wanted to be paid to do so? If so, Voices is the newspaper segment for you. Voices is a section in the Reading Eagle that gives the high school students of Berks County a chance to voice their opinions about […]

AHJ Masters the Stage and All of Life’s Moments

January 29, 2016


In the dimly lit basement of a church, many devoted followers gathered to see Albert Hammond, Jr., a large name in the music scene. Although he is still trying to prove himself through his side project, many would recognize him as the rhythm guitarist of the widely popular Indie band, The Strokes. Albert just recently […]

Random Profile: Katie Gorey

January 12, 2016


Katie Gorey is a junior at Fleetwood Area School District. She was born on 10 August in 1999 at the Reading Hospital. She is currently sixteen-years-old and came to Fleetwood in fourth grade. She has two older brothers. Katie is involved in volleyball as well. In her free time, she likes to hang out with […]

German Classes Celebrate Traditional Christmas

January 11, 2016


German teacher Frau Christine Moll celebrated Christmas with her German classes and German Club. On 11 December, Moll’s classes made salzteig, which is a flour and salt combination that is molded into decorative shapes around Christmastime. Saltzeig is a traditional German method of decorating for the holidays at a low cost. Decorations, such as Christmas […]

The Course of Tradition Never Did Run Smooth

January 11, 2016


A lot has changed since the 60s and 70s. Should there be some trends or traditions brought back? “I noticed some trends are coming back from that time, like high-waisted shorts and winged eyeliner,” high school student Adrianna Colon said. A lot of classic trends are coming back now from various time periods, high-waisted shorts […]

Syrian Conflict Devastates Nation

January 8, 2016


The Syrian war is a subject about which the public is very concerned. The war in the underdeveloped country has been tearing homes and families apart now for almost five years. Rebels are overthrowing the government, causing mayhem. “Why is no one helping them?  Bringing over refugees only helps so much,” Austin Scott said. The war […]

Fleetwood Prepares for Sixth Year of Shakespeare in Philly

October 23, 2015


The Shakespeare trip is approaching quickly. On 31 March 2016, ninety students and six chaperones will be going on the “Breakfast with Shakespeare” field trip. The tickets sold out in only three weeks. “I like watching the student’s experiences to the city and reactions to the play. I wish more students were able to come […]

New iPhones Add Cool Features with a Big Pricetag

October 8, 2015


On 9 September, Apple announced the newest iPhone to hit the market, the 6S and 6S Plus. Sporting the slogan, “The only thing that’s changed is everything,” consumers expected nothing less than the best in new software and hardware. The iPhones are equipped with the new 3D touch sensors that allow for a more interactive […]