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Easter’s History is Egg-cellent

March 18, 2016 by


Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is Christianity’s most important holiday. It has been called a moveable feast because it does not fall on a set date every year. Christian churches in the West all celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox on March 21. […]

Boston Marathon Bomber Gets Death Row

May 29, 2015 by


On 15 April 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people. Four days later, after a big manhunt that shut down some of the Boston area, police captured one of the bombing suspects, nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Investigators later found out […]

Memorial Day Revisited

May 21, 2015 by


Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May. It honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. It originated in the years following of the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe […]

Students Compete in FCCLA States Competition

May 12, 2015 by


From 18 to 20 March, five Fleetwood students competed in The Pennsylvania Association of Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) states competition. These students attend BCTC in Culinary Arts and Early Childhood Education. “I did a poster board on respect and presented to three classes and went to some classes. We were trying […]

German Exchange Student Ninja Lehman Visits Fleetwood

April 28, 2015 by


Ninja Lehman was a German exchange student from Hessen, a town in Germany. She stayed with sophomore Alexa Wagner for a month. They visited Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and New York during her stay. “Alexa has been fun to stay with,” Lehman said. She enjoyed her stay in America very much, but she does miss her friends a lot. The […]

Fleetwood Students Visit Sky Zone

April 17, 2015 by


Fleetwood Area High School members from the elective classes Business Leadership, Sports and Entertainment Management, and the after school club FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) went on a class trip to Sky Zone in Lancaster, PA, on Thursday, 26 March. Thirty-nine members from the elective classes and the club went to Lancaster, where Sky […]

Beneful Rejects Claims of Unsafe Ingredients

March 26, 2015 by


An action lawsuit filed 5 February 2015 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claims that certain ingredients in the dry dog food Beneful from Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have sickened or killed thousands of dogs. “The lawsuit has raised questions among those with pets,” one veterinarian said.  She advised those who […]