Browsing All Posts filed under »Benjamin Schittler«

Trump Policies Eliminate Environmental Protections

June 9, 2017 by


One of the biggest issues surrounding Donald Trump as he ascended to the presidency was how he planned to deal with climate change and environmental regulation. Over the first few months of his term, Trump has already proposed budget cuts and legislation that will have adverse effects on the environment–and science in general. For example, […]

Students Prepare to Make Big Decisions after High School

May 31, 2017 by


As the school year draws to a close, seniors begin making important decisions regarding their lives after high school. Choosing colleges, whether or not to attend college, and other major financial and education-related choices are placed upon graduating students. Part of the stress for many seniors is waiting to get accepted to college. According to […]

Technology Affects Teens’ Sleep

May 11, 2017 by


While it is important to sleep every night, many people, especially children and teens, don’t get enough sleep. Part of the reason for this is the extensive use of technology–smartphones, tablets, Nintendo Switches® , etc., right before bed, which can affect sleep habits. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, widespread sleep loss […]

USA Wins First World Baseball Classic

April 6, 2017 by


This year brought the fourth installment of the World Baseball Classic, an international tournament sanctioned by the World Baseball and Softball Confederation that pits the best players in the world against each other playing for their respective countries. The 2017 iteration set attendance and viewership records as it continues to grow in popularity. The tournament […]

April Fools’: Senioritis Now Recognized by CDC

April 1, 2017 by


Confirming longheld beliefs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have finally and officially recognized Senioritis as a high risk mental disorder. “After years of clinical studies on at-risk demographics and research on potential biological causes and effects, we have confirmed that Senioritis is a legitimate health concern that we should monitor moving forward,” acting […]

NBA All-Star Weekend Takes Place

March 31, 2017 by


NBA All-Star Weekend took place 17-19 February 2017 in New Orleans, culminating in the 66th NBA All-Star Game. The entire weekend was comprised of the Rising Stars Challenge, Celebrity Game, Three-Point and Slam Dunk Contests, and ultimately the All-Star Game. The Rising Stars Challenge is an exhibition for the top first and second year players […]

NHS Welcomes New Inductees

February 27, 2017 by


On 23 February, the Fleetwood Area High School chapter of National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony. Each year, juniors and seniors are honored with induction. Students with a 92% grade average are  invited to apply. They are accepted on criteria including academics, community, volunteering, sports, music, etc., according to the Fleetwood Area High […]