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Random Profile: Gina Sanders

May 31, 2013


Gina Sanders is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School and is planning on attending college next year. Sanders intends to matriculate in Reading Area Community College for her general education courses, later transferring to Penn State Berks to become a registered nurse. Sanders plans to get through college and achieve her career goals. She enjoys […]

Miami Again Favorite for NBA Championship

May 30, 2013


The NBA playoffs are an exhilarating couple of weeks in the months of May and June. Every year, fans watch to see who will be the next playoff hero, like Michael Jordan or Larry Bird. The Miami Heat won their second NBA championship last year and are the odds on favorite to repeat. With serious […]

What Really Happens When Choosing the Pope

May 29, 2013


The Pope is arguably the most popular living figurehead. With over one billion Roman Catholic followers, the pope has a lot of people to please. A lot of people know who the Pope is and what he does, but not many people understand how the Pope actually becomes the Pope. It is a common thought […]

Myrtle Beach Appeals to All

May 28, 2013


It’s that time of year again, when people start to think about vacations. Looking for a good place to go? Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is one of the top vacation spots in the United States. Myrtle has fun for the entire family, with entertainment for children and toddlers, all the way up to a great […]

Studies Show Teens Waiting Longer to Drive

May 24, 2013


Obtaining a driver’s license is a large step in one’s life. It provides the owner with freedoms and opportunities not present before he or she acquired one. The minimum age to obtain a license in the United States varies from fourteen to seventeen depending on state laws; however, new statistics are coming forward that fewer […]

Random Profile: Jasmine Ohlinger

May 14, 2013


Jasmine Skye Marie Ohlinger is a Fleetwood Area High School senior born in Reading, PA. She enjoys playing tennis, playing video games, and playing with cats. Most describe her as a caring and understanding person. With such a great personality, her creativity comes out in her artwork. She is an amazing artist and enjoys taking the […]

Memorable Band Trip Ends with a Sputter

May 8, 2013


From Thursday, 11 April, to Monday, 15 April, the 2013 annual music department trip took place. For some kids, it was their last—and one which they will be sure to never forget. Every year, the music department trip takes place at one of many locations. This year, the department went to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. “I […]

Dominican Republic Dominates WBC

May 6, 2013


The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is a world-wide baseball tournament that is held in the spring every year. Each country in the world has the opportunity to compete if they want to. As a substitute to spring training, some Major League Baseball athletes compete with their home country’s team. The MLB still keeps track of […]

High Praise for The Story So Far

May 1, 2013


Hailing from Walnut Creek, California, The Story so Far is a pop punk band that recently released its second studio album, What You Don’t See. The album’s release was met with a positive response, receiving praise from music critics and fans alike and going as high as #46 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Following the […]

Cell Phones Older Than You’d Think

April 30, 2013


One thing that almost everyone has in common is the ownership of a cell phone. Because of their ability to call and instantly message somebody from anywhere as well as their ease and accessibility, cell phones have become one of the most commonly used electronic devices in the world. This has to make one wonder, How did […]

Apple/Android Feud Continues

April 25, 2013


Team Edward or Team Jacob? Ketchup or Mustard? Republican or Democrat? What about Apple or Android? In modern times , “Apple or Android?” seems to be one of the most popular and strongly debated questions. Some say that iPhones are just nicer, and some say that Android is just cooler, but the truth is, do […]

FAHS Ski Club is Chill

April 24, 2013


Ski club here at Fleetwood Area School District goes on its trips to Bear Creek. Bear Creek Ski and Snowboard resort is a local ski resort only twenty-five minutes outside Fleetwood. Bear Creek has between 25 and 30 trails to explore. Bear Creek is the most successful ski resort near Fleetwood, and many people in the […]

Rumors of New iPhone has Apple Users Going Bananas

April 22, 2013


Rumors on the iPhone 6 have been flying. Apple leaked information leading many to ponder what features this new device will have. The computer company is currently deciding whether to call this phone the iPhone 5S or the iPhone 6. This new phone has many people making theories on what it may look like. One theory is that […]

42 Expected to Thrill the Crowd

April 16, 2013


On 12 April, the movie 42 hit the theaters. 42 is a biographical movie about Hall of Fame baseball player Jackie Robinson’s life and how he broke the color barrier in baseball. 42 was directed by Brian Helgeland, and it stars actors Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford. “I plan on going to see the movie 42 […]

Easter Celebrations Vary around the World

March 25, 2013


The smell of chocolate is in the air. That’s right, Easter is near. Here in America, most people associate chocolate and giant bunnies with Easter, but, in other countries, there are different activities happening. In Germany, Easter starts on Good Friday with a feast of fish. Also, part of the lunch feast is a lamb-shaped […]

FAHS Teacher Crossword Puzzle

March 21, 2013


Across 3. – I am the ruler of journalism. 6. – I have a bubbly personality, and I am the advisor of book club. 9. -I am one of the senior class advisors. 10. -I keep my students fit and healthy. 11. -I am a history teacher. I have a son named Tanner. 12. -I […]

Students Have Mixed Feelings toward Lasagna

March 20, 2013


Among the many Italian pasta dishes, lasagna is one of the most common. It is a relatively inexpensive pasta dish to make. Many students do have an opinion on how to prepare their pasta and how they eat it as well. Lasagna is one dish that can be simple but also extravagant depending on the […]

Random Cheese: What Superhero Would You Be?

March 18, 2013


If you could be a Marvel or DC superhero, who would you be and why? Alec Miller: “Daredevil, because he is blind and uses his other senses for his power.” Ally Haas: “Superman, because he flies, and he is cool.” Zach Cronrath: “Batman, because he is super rich and amazing, and he was trained by […]

A Review of the Gifts of Christmas Past

March 12, 2013


Each and every year, new toys and other gadgets come out for people to purchase. As always, there is a at least one particularly popular gift that many people buy. There are many gift categories from which people of different age groups pick. Technology, such as phones, tablets, and televisions, are among the most popular. […]

Are Anonymous Hackers ‘Good’ Criminals?

March 8, 2013


The hacking group that goes by the not very original name of “Anonymous” has been causing a lot of issues in the United States lately. They are what is now currently called a group of “hacktivists”. This means that, while they are indeed hacking, which is illegal, they are not doing it for bad intentions. […]

Safe Grad Hosts Fun for Seniors and Middle Schoolers

February 28, 2013


Every year, the senior class holds a Safe Graduation Dance for the middle school students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. This year, many seniors of the class of 2013 helped in coordinating the dance. The dance took place in the middle school 5-6 gym on 1 February 2013 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. […]

Sterner Puts His Paw in at FAHS

February 25, 2013


Evan Sterner is a new member to Fleetwood Area High School. Sterner is almost always in in-school, as he is Fleetwood’s new advisor, but he also monitors the cafe in the morning. Sterner is a Hamburg resident living with his wife, two-year-old daughter, and dog, Mingus. Sterner went to Blue Mountain High School, has a bachelor’s […]

MLB is Just around the Corner

February 23, 2013


The upcoming 2013 Major League Baseball, or MLB, season is set to begin with a matchup of the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros. This will be a Sunday night game on 31 March. Opening day for most of the clubs will be on 1 April. “Baseball is back! It should be a great year, […]

“Zero Dark Thirty” Gives Viewers ‘Proud to be an American’ Feel

February 22, 2013


Zero Dark Thirty is an odd film in that we all know how it ends before we even watch it. It is commonly known that Osama Bin Laden was killed by Navy Seal Team 6 on 2 May 2011. So, why bother watching if we know what happens? For starters, Zero Dark Thirty is much more […]