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What Makes Martin Luther King Day?

January 18, 2013

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Martin Luther King Day is held annually on the third Monday in January. This federal holiday celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaigns to end racism. A peaceful man, King tried to create a nonviolent world  for everyone. Unfortunately, his controversial speeches led to his assassination. The Stone of Hope was erected in West Potomac Park, […]

Willow Creek Peter Pan Scheduled for 29 March

March 26, 2012

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The Willow Creek Performing Arts Committee will be performing Peter Pan on 29 March at 6:30 p.m. in the Willow Creek auditorium. Admission is free! Many elementary students can remember the amazing performance of The Little Mermaid last year. By the looks of the auditions over the past two years, theater is becoming a favorite […]

Rap and Hip-Hop Dominate FAHS Preferences

March 8, 2012

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Music has always been a big part of high schoolers’ lives. The FASD music department has an acclaimed past when it comes to competitions. The band and chorus have both traveled to many beaches and cities for competition. Some of the bands that come from the Fleetwood area include Dreamland Park, United We Fall, and […]

Coach Bill O’Brien May Bring Positive Change to Lions

March 7, 2012

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After the November dismissal (and subsequent death) of Joe Paterno, there were many questions about who would take over the head coaching position at Penn State. Would Interim Head Coach Tom Bradley take over the position? As it turns out, Penn State had someone else in mind. That someone is Bill O’Brien. “I am thrilled […]

Temple Run is Newest iOS Hit Game

March 6, 2012

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A new hit game swept through Fleetwood Area High School. The game Temple Run has become a very popular way among Fleetwood students to spend free time. Temple Run is an app for iOS products, and, very soon, Android products. Temple Run was created by Imangi Studios and has since made it to the number […]

Random Cheese–What 2012 Movie Are You Most Anticipating?

March 6, 2012

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What 2012 movie are you most excited to see? Shaq Cobb–“The Avengers.” Mitch Kinek–“Chronicle.” Ryan Andre–“The Dark Knight Rises.” Christian Boyer–“The Avengers.” Jeff Miller–“The Dark Knight Rises.” Casey Hefflefinger–“The Hunger Games.” Kelly Pitts–“Chronicle.” Conor Donohoe–“The Dark Knight Rises.” Patrick Schukraft- “Chronicle.”

Eighteen-Year-Old Privileges Match Responsibilities

February 9, 2012

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Senior year means turning eighteen for many students at FAHS. The decision of how these new adults will take hold of their new rights and responsibilities in the world enters the center stage. Some may see this birthday as the end of their childhoods and the beginning of real accountability; others may view it simply […]

Random Cheese covers Valentine’s Day Candy

February 8, 2012

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With Valentine’s Day coming up, the staff of The Tiger Times ventured to ask students: “What is your favorite candy?” Micah Storms (11)- “Starbursts.” Dan Judy (11)- “3 Musketeers.” Christian Boyer (11)- ” Reese’s Pieces.” Dan Milloy (12)- “Milk Duds.” Mr. Farr (Math Teacher)- “Take 5.” Mr. Houp (English Teacher)- “Mjolkchoklad from IKEA.” Though juniors […]

Fleetwood Leads FBLA Competition

February 7, 2012

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On 20 December, 46 brave students journeyed from Fleetwood to Kutztown University, determined to come out on top. Fleetwood’s own FBLA organization went to compete against nine other schools in all aspects of business and triumphed proudly, with many of them placing in all sorts of events. At the competition, there were 50 overall events in […]

IL to Un: Power Transferred in North Korea

February 7, 2012

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The death of Kim Jong Il shocked many worldwide. Kim, who died in December at age 69 after 17 years of ruling North Korea, was one of the most feared rulers in Southeast Asia. He was frequently the subject of allegations implying North Korea harbored an abundance of nuclear weapons. Due to American advancements in […]

Superfan Nation Takes to the Basketball Court

February 6, 2012

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Although Fleetwood isn’t known for its success at all sports, one thing it is known for is Superfan Nation. Superfan Nation can be described as the school’s group of unorganized kids who somehow came together for this year’s basketball season. The Superfans go to every boys’  home and away game, always dressed in some kind of […]

FAHS/FAMS Ski Clubs Prepare for Late Season

February 6, 2012

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Last year, history teacher Craig Ghessi retired and took with him the amazing discounts offered to school ski clubs by Bear Creek Ski Area. Thankfully, middle school history teacher Tony Didyoung and guidance counselor Jessica Cammauf, who head the middle school’s ski club, jumped at the opportunity to assist the high school. Didyoung, who attended Fleetwood Area […]

Fleetwood Reflects on End of Iraq War

February 3, 2012

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On 21 October 2011, President Obama announced the end of the Iraq war and the beginning of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the region. In December, the final remaining troops left Iraq, and the war that began nine years ago finally ended. The debate will go on whether or not the war in Iraq […]

Fleetwood Field Hockey Presses On…Even among Alumni

February 3, 2012

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Fleetwood Field Hockey has been known as one of the most successful sports offered by Fleetwood. For two years straight, the girls have proven themselves to be true competitors. In 2010, they made a long successful postseason run by taking second in Berks County, only falling to Wilson. The girls also qualified for states after […]

Spirit Club Spreads Spirit to Local Food Bank

February 2, 2012

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The Fleetwood Area High School’s spirit club recently began participating in the food bank at the Fleetwood Community Center. For those who are not familiar with the food bank, it is held on the first Thursday of every month. Participants unload food from a truck, distribute, and carry the items out. Those who work in […]

Mayan Apocalypse Not So Daunting

February 1, 2012

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Twenty-one December 2011 is the infamous date most people know as the last day of the Mayan calendar and consider to be the supposed apocalypse. However, according to recent studies and discoveries, the date appears to have taken on some new, far less sinister meanings. According to recent research done on the Mayan calendar, what […]

End of Iraq War an Effective, Accidental Political Strategy

February 1, 2012

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After more than seven years of fighting and a year of withdrawing American troops, the Iraq War is finally, officially over. The conflict, as time went on, became ever more unpopular, for many reasons. Many believed U.S. troops were only over there for the oil. Others felt that the true reason of the occupation was so […]

Random Profile: Julie Sipos

January 26, 2012

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Q: When is your birthday? A: June 26. Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities? A: FBLA and Cheerleading. Q: What’s your favorite… Color: Green. TV Show: Still Standing. Band/Artist: Selena Gomez. School Subject: Math. Q: What do your friends see you as? A: Someone to go to for advice. Q: What’s your favorite […]

Marching Unit Prepares for Second Semester Success

January 26, 2012

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This year’s Fleetwood marching unit showed significant improvement from previous years. The year brought the many students involved another great year of marching, music, and routines. The band front, whose numbers have been dwindling, put on a stellar performance. The routines had a lot more action, and the dance number in the first field show […]

The Devil Inside Not Worth Exorcising

January 25, 2012

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The Devil Inside is quite possibly one of the worst scary movies ever made. The teaser trailers make it seem like a captivating, thrilling flick that would actually scare you, but it is actually the complete opposite. The movie is based on events that took place in 1989, where emergency responders received a 911 call […]

Cyber-Bullying a Case of Impersonal Cruelty at FAHS

January 25, 2012

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Bullying is a very serious issue taking place in schools all over the world. Everyone has heard of it, many of us have been victims of it, and, unfortunately, many of us have probably even participated in it. Bullying can, however, be prevented if the rights actions are taken. There are many different types of […]

Tebow Time Has Come

January 23, 2012

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There have been few stories larger in football this year than the emergence of Bronco’s quarterback Tim Tebow as a superstar and sports icon. In his second year, the ex-Florida Gator has made waves throughout the league with not only his unconventional playing style but also his conduct on and off the field. Since being selected […]

Random Cheese: What Makes 2012 So Exciting?

January 20, 2012

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With the New Year rolling in fast, The Tiger Times staff ventured out to ask the student body: “What are you looking forward to most in 2012?” Tracy Reich: “The summer.” Shaq Cobb: “Getting my permit.” Joe Sherman: “The end of the world.” John Jaramillo: “College.” Lauren Fuerst: “Julie graduating.” Amanda Lynch: “Graduation and senior […]

2012 Winter Weather Offers Little Threat

January 19, 2012

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It seems as if another brutal winter is in store for the 2011-12 season. Thanks to La Nina, a coupled ocean phenomenon, multiple storms have been predicted throughout the United States. La Nina is influenced by the Jetstream along the coasts of the United States. Unlike last year, where Northeast was hit the hardest, North […]