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German Club Goes to Liederkranz

January 7, 2020

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 “Students look forward to this event year after year,” German teacher Christine Moll said.  The Liederkranz is a trip that the German Club runs every year. This trip gives students a chance to experience an accurate German meal. This allows them to have a cultural experience that they would not otherwise have.  This annual trip […]

Relay-for-Life Hosts Annual Safe Trick-or-Treat

November 27, 2019

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Fleetwood’s Relay-for-Life hosted a Safe Trick-or-Treat for children of all ages. On Tuesday, 22 October, Relay-for-Life held a Safe Trick-or-Treat at The Fleetwood Area High School. Relay-for-Life is a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society and other cancer-related institutions. Every year, over 5,000 Relay-for-Life events take place in over twenty countries. Events are usually […]

Freshmen Class Goes on Annual BBEC Field Trip

November 25, 2019

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Every year the freshman class goes on the BBEC trip to different businesses around Berks County. This year’s freshman class went on the BBEC business trip on 30 September. They went to four different businesses in and around Berks County. The Berks Business Education Coalition is a partnership between Berks County businesses and the education […]

Democrats Call for Impeachment of Trump

November 22, 2019

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On 24 September, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she was initiating impeachment proceedings against President Trump.  Pelosi’s move resulted after Trump allegedly urged the Ukranian president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump’s action prompted the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against him, an act many Democrats were ready for since day […]

Five Brands of Seltzer Water; One Will Prevail

November 21, 2019

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Fellow reporters and seltzer drinkers, Abigail Lutcavage and Hannah Medina, reviewed different brands of seltzer water to see which was the best. “Seltzer is a very elegant and refreshing beverage. I feel that everyone should relish in the enlightenment and riveting experience of seltzer drinking,” Lutcavage said. To make the competition fair, each brand was […]

Fleetwood Stadium Finds Its Footing with New Turf

November 20, 2019

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The new stadium turf is one thing to talk about.  More important is how excited and pumped these players are about the turf on which they get to play. Fleetwood Area School District purchased brand-new stadium turf this year. It has more cushion than the old turf and shows the brand new Tigers’ logo. There […]

First Alumni Art Show Hosted By Chisdak

November 19, 2019

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Throughout October and November, art teacher Ms. Diane Chisdak and the art department of the Fleetwood Area School District will host their very first alumni art show. Chisdak created the art show through social media. Many of her past students took interest and sent in their work. Thirty-two artists are represented, and roughly 70 items […]

Fleetwood Golf Season Comes to an End

November 18, 2019

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The Fleetwood Area High School Golf team’s improvement from last season was highlighted by three senior leaders this year.  The golf team surpassed their record from last season by one match this year. The Golf team is led by Trent Gerhringer, Jake Hess, and Zach Sell. The team is coached by study hall monitor Mr. […]

Fleetwood Music Department Heads to Baltimore

November 14, 2019

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The Fleetwood Music Department is taking its talents to Baltimore to play music for professionals.  The Music Department is going to Baltimore for three days and two nights between November 22 and November 24.  Senior Ian Snyder, who has been in the Fleetwood Band since freshman year and played the trumpet since fourth grade, elaborated […]

Pewdiepie Involved in Another Scandal

November 14, 2019

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Youtube’s largest star, Pewdiepie, is caught up in yet another scandal. Felix Kjellberg, publicly known as Pewdiepie, announced he was going to donate $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in his celebratory video for surpassing 100 million subscribers. Fans quickly took to the comments of the video, as well as Twitter, to express their feelings […]

Freshmen Go to Gettysburg

November 13, 2019

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The Battle of Gettysburg, also known as the “turning point” of the Civil War, is where thousands of people gave their lives for their nation and their cause. On 4 October, the freshmen of Fleetwood Area High School were given the opportunity to see for themselves the history of Gettysburg. The field trip was all […]

Fleetwood Students Encouraged to Use TAP Locker

November 13, 2019

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TAP, or the Tiger Assistance Program, is a program set in place by the state of Pennsylvania and Fleetwood administration to help kids deal with any struggles occurring in their lives. “TAP was created because teachers and faculty began to realize that students needed help dealing with everyday problems,”  English Teacher and member of the […]

Ms. Moll Invites Students to Join German Club

November 12, 2019

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 The German Club, led by Frau Christine Moll at the Fleetwood Area High School, gives students the ability to experience a fun side of German language and culture without academic expectations.  The club is one of many clubs provided by the Fleetwood Area School District in which students in grades six through twelve are free […]

Gavin Milligan Has Hard Advice to Fleetwood Students

November 12, 2019

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Gavin Milligan, Fleetwood Junior and Marketing Manager of Advanced Comfort Specialists, has been performing well in the family HVAC business since his promotion earlier this year. He has been in charge of anything media, including managing commercials for the company. Gavin has managed commercials from production to airing. Apart from excelling in the business, Gavin […]

Record Number of Students Participating in Internships

November 11, 2019

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The tides of Fleetwood Area High School are changing after a record-breaking number of students are participating in Internships. Senior Daniel Arisme loves to talk about the ins and outs of his internship experience. He has an internship at a physical therapy ward. Arisme has to do seven-and-a-half hours of work a week. Those seven […]

Field of Screams 2019 Scares Again

October 17, 2019

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The Field of Screams owner Jim Schopf invites student press out for an all-expense paid evening to his attractions. Attendees received four VIP passes, access to an open-air VIP lounge, a buffet, and the ability to skip all lines. Fleetwood students senior Kyler Tregear, senior Jamin Valick, and his younger brother Jaiden Valick attended this […]

Fleetwood Football Starts Strong

October 16, 2019

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The Fleetwood Tigers’ football team has turned its program around. They have improved offensively and defensively, all with the help of a new offensive game plan and some new players. With losing seasons since 2014, the Fleetwood Tigers now have a chance of having a very successful year. The team has had a strong start […]

Mental Illness Is More Common Than You Think

October 15, 2019

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“Mental health problems are common, but help is available,” MentalHealth.gov write.  With increasing knowledge about mental health issues, there is also an increase of different stereotypes surrounding people with mental illnesses. Many people who deal with a mental illness can sometimes feel that there is no one to talk to, yet many people are willing […]

Prospective College Students Should Follow This Advice

October 11, 2019

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For high school students, the future may seem far away, but, in reality, it is right in front of them. Students need to be ready to take that next step toward a university if that’s what they decide to do, and there are so many informational resources of which they should be taking advantage.   Here […]

Fleetwood Homecoming Offers a Wide Range of Events to Show School Spirit

October 10, 2019

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What’s a better way to spend a weekend than to join Fleetwood Area High School in various fun events to show school spirit?  Homecoming at Fleetwood Area High School is a fun and creative way to bring the student body together. There are many activities for students during the school day as well as after. […]

Reporter Bio: Alyssa Padilla

October 9, 2019

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Alyssa Marie Padilla was born on 27 October 2001. She is a senior at Fleetwood. Padilla went to Wilson until tenth grade before coming to Fleetwood. Padilla’s favorite subjects are English and History because they are easy and fun, but she dislikes math and science. Padilla currently works at Blandon Pharmacy. In the future, Padilla […]

Reporter Bio: Aaron Poper

October 9, 2019

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Aaron Poper was born on 16 December 2001 and is the youngest of four. His brother, Adam, is Fleetwood’s assistant Cross Country coach, and his brother, Ryan, served in the Navy and is becoming an officer for the National Guard. After finishing his senior year, Aaron doubts he will go to college. Going to college […]

Reporter Bio: Hannah Medina

October 9, 2019

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Hannah Medina was born on 31 December 2003 in the city of Reading, PA. Her earliest memory is of when she was in kindergarten and soup was spilled on her. As a child, Medina was afraid of the dark. Medina is very active and has been ice skating for the past six years. Hannah is […]

Reporter Bio: Amber Weiss

October 9, 2019

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Amber Skye Weiss was born on 17 June 2002. She is currently a senior at Fleetwood Area High School. Over the course of her high school career, Weiss participated in chorus and the school newspaper. She favored English and history classes over any other classes. Weiss is not entirely sure what she wants to do […]