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Reporter Bio: Amber Weiss

October 9, 2019 by

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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 […]

April Fools: Prom Venue Changed to Aux Gym

April 1, 2019 by

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On 1 March 2019, it was decided that prom would be held in the high school instead of the planned venue at Bear Creek. Due to a lack of funds, prom will have to be held at the high school. Since there will be school on Friday, there will not be enough time to decorate […]

Reporter Bio: Isabella Balthaser

September 24, 2018 by

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Isabella Rosalie Balthaser was born on 19 June 1999; she is nineteen-years-old. Balthaser likes Journalism because she enjoys writing, and she likes finding truthful information. Her favorite subjects are English and history because she loves to read and she loves how history shaped us (especially the Enlightenment period). Balthaser plans to be an English or […]

Reporter Bio: Amber Weiss

September 21, 2018 by

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Amber Skye Weiss was born on 17 June 2002. The main lessons Weiss has learned in her life are that actions speak louder than words, and her philosophy is that everyone is different but should be treated equally. Her favorite subjects in school are English and History, because she’s always had a passion for those […]

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen that Hurts Reefs

June 8, 2018 by

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Coral reefs have been dying for quite some time. Scientists discovered that a product in some sunscreens has been killing them. Now, Hawaii is trying to get those sunscreens banned to save the reefs. So what part of the sunscreen is harmful? The active ingredient oxybenzone. “A study published in October 2015 showed that oxybenzone, […]

May Hosts 41st School Shooting in 2018

June 6, 2018 by

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On 18 May 2018, Dimitrios Pagourtzis shot ten people in an art classroom during first period. It was the forty-first school shooting in 2018. It is claimed that the seventeen-year-old shooter was bullied in school.  Pagourtzis was also wearing a trench-coat and a “born to kill” shirt. According to NBC News,  Dustin Servin, a student at the […]

Potential Golden Gate Killer Suspect to Stand Trial

May 24, 2018 by

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In the late 70’s and early 80’s, there were rapes, murders, and burglaries in California that were never solved. Now, in 2018, police have a suspect from using DNA from the crime scene and a site that holds DNA information. “Paul Holes, a recently retired investigator with California’s Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office said […]

Manufacturing Issues Caused by US-China Trade War

May 11, 2018 by

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Everyday, people in the United States use products from China, and people in China use things from the U.S.  However, both countries have been talking about putting tariffs on those products, and that could have a major impact on manufacturing. “Last year, U.S. exports to China totaled $130 billion, an amount that’s grown in recent […]

E. Coli Outbreak Caused by Romaine Lettuce

May 9, 2018 by

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Recently, there has been an outbreak of E.Coli from romaine lettuce grown in Arizona that has affected several states. “The number of people hospitalized due to a multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to grow,” the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. “About fifty-three people have been reported sickened […]

“March for our Lives” Takes Washington, DC

April 26, 2018 by

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On Saturday 24 March 2018, people gathered in Washington D.C. to protest in favor of gun control. “The ‘March for Our Lives’ protest in the nation’s capital was organized by students after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last month,” MPRnews said.   There […]

Fairgrounds Square to See Makeover

March 26, 2018 by

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Anyone who has been to the Fairgrounds Square Mall in recent years knows that it has been very empty. There are very few stores still open for business. Recently, the owners have been talking about reconstructing the mall. “Hull Property Group officials have personally visited with township, school board, and county officials on five different […]

Organ Transplants May Become Easier

March 9, 2018 by

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Every day, there are people who desperately need organ transplants. Unfortunately, there is a huge wait for transplants, which could potentially cause things to get worse. “In the U.S. alone, more than a hundred thousand people need heart transplants each year, but only about 2,000 receive one,” National Geographic said. For years, scientists have been […]

What Are the Differences between the Cold and the Flu?

March 6, 2018 by

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Sometimes people struggle to identify whether they have the flu or just a common cold. There are some significant differences between two that people are not aware of. What is a cold? According to MedicineNet, “The common cold is an upper respiratory tract infection caused by many different viruses.” Some symptoms of a common cold […]

Couple That Shackled Their Children on Trial

February 6, 2018 by

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Thirteen children were being shackled, teased with food, and only allowed to shower once a year. After years of this torture, their parents could finally go to prison. Their seventeen-year-old daughter managed to escape and called the police. Their parents, David and Louise Turpin, are pleading not guilty. “If found guilty of the dozens of […]

Amtrak Train Derails In Washington

January 25, 2018 by

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On 18 December 2017, an Amtrak train in Washington crashed. Around three people have died and “Police say 19 people were taken from the scene uninjured. Of the approximately 100 people transferred to hospital for evaluation, 10 were considered to have serious injuries,”the BBC said. According to the BBC, the train was going around 80 […]

Adopt-A-Shelf Earns Students Community Service Hours

January 23, 2018 by

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Adopt-A-Shelf is a way to help the Fleetwood Area Public Library have organized shelves, and it is an excellent way to get community service hours. So what is Adopt-A-Shelf? It is a system the Fleetwood Library has where community members can adopt a shelf of books. Once you do that, you are then responsible for […]

FBLA Craft Show a Fun Time for All

December 19, 2017 by

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FBLA held a craft show on 18 November. It will not only help FBLA but also the senior class as well. The craft show started at 9:00 a.m and ended at 3:00. Anyone could go, and it was free to enter. The entrance was through the doors across from auditorium. FBLA members and seniors sold […]

Weinhold and Crissman Selected as November Students of the Month

December 14, 2017 by

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Sarah Crissman and Chris Weinhold were named Fleetwood’s November Students of the month. Sarah is the daughter of Pam and Dave Crissman, and Chris is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Weinhold. “I think I was chosen because the teachers and faculty have acknowledged that I have a positive influence in the classroom and […]

FAHS German Club Celebrates Oktoberfest

November 6, 2017 by

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When Prince Ludwig married Princess Theresa, it started a 200-year tradition. The celebration started 22 September 1810 and ended 7 October. The reason it is called Oktoberfest is that it originally started in October but has changed to September due to weather. There are many traditions for Oktoberfest that people do. Some traditional food are […]

Adams, Birckbichler Named September Students of the Month

October 19, 2017 by

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Courtney Birckbichler and Shea Adams were chosen as the students of the month for September 2017. Adams wants to join the army and aim for either combat engineering or  CBRN recon. “I try to do as much as I can with the military and police,” Adams said. Birckbichler would like to major in early childhood […]

Reporter Bio: Amber Weiss

September 29, 2017 by

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Ever since Amber Skye Weiss was a child, she was always interested in watching the news, and this is what inspired her to go into journalism. She has an older brother named Sebastian, and she admires her dad the most because, if she ever has a problem, he is always there to listen to her. […]