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The Future of Ray Tracing Has Arrived

February 15, 2019 by

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Modern-day animations can now have photo-realistic lighting due to a rendering method called Ray Tracing. Ray Tracing traces a path of light as pixels to generate an image based on the surfaces with which the light comes into contact. When the ray of light hits a surface, it can now reflect, refract, scatter, create dispersion, […]

New NHS Members Inducted

January 23, 2019 by

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National Honors Society is a group that people with outstanding grades, community service, and leadership qualities can get join. This February, Fleetwood’s seniors will be inducting the new NHS members. But, how much school dedication goes into becoming an NHS member? “You really have to take pride into your school work,” Junior Andrew Slusser said. […]

NASA Photographs Most Distant Object in Solar System

January 22, 2019 by

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NASA’s New Horizons probe photographed the solar system’s most distant object. The photos were received on New Year’s Day 2019. The object was given the name, Ultima Thule. When the Hubble Telescope first spotted Ultima, astronomers thought it was two objects orbiting each other. It turns out that Ultima Thule was one continuous “bowling pin”-shaped […]

German Club Participates in Making Gingerbread Houses

January 17, 2019 by

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Fleetwood’s German club will be etched into the school’s history for spreading German culture. In late December, the club met for a Christmas celebration of Gingerbread house creation. On Thursday, 20 December, the Fleetwood Area School District German Club met to continue their long-standing holiday custom. Again this year, they created fanciful gingerbread houses in […]

FAHS Interns Host Hidden Personal Techlab

January 4, 2019 by

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Mason Reimert and Corey Livinghouse have been interested in technology for years. Both of them serve on Fleetwood Area High School’s student help desk, which aids staff members with tech problems. Currently, Livinghouse is interning with Fleetwood’s IT department. The two run a complex tech lab out of Reimert’s basement with the help of Thaddeus […]

Voyager 2 Leaves Solar System

November 15, 2018 by

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Mankind’s second object to enter interstellar space finally did so after forty-one years. Voyager 2, designed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, launched 20 August 1977. Its mission was to observe the Jovian planets. Voyager 2’s twin, Voyager 1, launched 16 days later and became the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. Aboard the probes, […]

Bootes Void: What is it?

October 22, 2018 by

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Have you ever heard of the Boötes Void? It may sound like science fiction or dark magic wizardry, but it is not. The Boötes Void is very much existent, in the sense that not much exists inside of it. The geographical center of America is 2.6 miles Northwest of a Kansas town called Lebanon. It […]