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FAHS Substitute Mr. Jeffrey Metz Recounts His History with Post-9/11 Anthrax Scare

November 5, 2020 by


Everyone remembers where he or she was on 11 September 2001.  But many have forgotten that our country faced a second attack only a week after the events of 9/11.  This was the delivery of envelopes of Bacillus anthracis (Anthrax bacterium) to members of the media and to some of the politicians in Washington, D.C.  […]

Opinion: Muslim Ban Not Racist

April 2, 2017 by


The Muslim ban has been trending on social media for multiple days. But is that really what it is? Is it a Muslim ban? No, it is not. Is it racist? No, it is not.   I will not spend my precious time discussing this point at lenght. I will defend my stance in as […]

2016 Election Recap

December 8, 2016 by


As the polls closed on the evening of 8 November 2016, America sat, tense, awaiting the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. Republican candidate Donald Trump took the country by surprise as his electoral votes exceeded what reports predicted. According to Larry Sabato and the team from the University of Virginia Center for Politics, Trump […]

Resilient Royals Take Care of Unfinished Business in World Series

December 7, 2015 by


The Kansas City Royals came close to winning the World Series in 2014, reaching game seven before losing by one run to the San Francisco Giants. Returning many key players to their 2015 roster, the Royals were determined to complete their run to a world championship. After wrapping up the American League Central division title, […]

Science Olympiad Captures Third in Regional Competition

March 27, 2015 by


On 10 March 2015, Fleetwood Area High School’s Science Olympiad team captured third place in the Central Eastern Regional Competition at Kutztown University, allowing them to qualify for their eighteenth state competition in a row. Northwest Lehigh took first place, followed by Perkiomen Valley. The three other teams to qualify for states from the Central […]

Eight Years Straight, FAHS Science Olympiad Team Continues County Streak

February 6, 2015 by


On 9 January 2015, Fleetwood Area High School’s Science Olympiad team won the Berks County Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament. This was the team’s eighth consecutive county title. Fleetwood finished first out of thirteen teams. Twenty-three students from Fleetwood competed in a variety of events, covering many scientific areas, including physics, biology, astronomy, ecology, and many […]

Students Create Awareness about Oral Cancer

January 13, 2015 by


Dental Occupations students from BCTC, sophomores Jordan Reaser and Christina Rudderow of Fleetwood, along with students Gabriella Gallina of Boyertown and Jasadee Marquez of Governor Mifflin, joined together to inform their fellow peers about the consequences of Oral Cancer. Through their community awareness project, they strengthened the relationship between themselves and fellow peers by setting […]

Giants’ Even-Year Dominance Continues with Another World Series Crown

November 12, 2014 by


It was a few minutes after 1:000 p.m. central time, 29 October, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri: Game 7 of the World Series. Madison Bumgarner, who was dominant all postseason, was one out away from giving the San Francisco Giants their third championship in the past five years. The only person in his […]

A Brief History of Fleetwood, PA

January 22, 2014 by


How much do people really know about Fleetwood? Do they consider it just a borough or a little town?  I bet some people think they know everything about Fleetwood, but do they really? Fleetwood was not always this small. The town was laid out in 1868 by Thomas Mellon. The town used to be called […]

Celebrate Your Drive…Every Day!

October 23, 2013 by


Thanks to all of those who have participated in our Celebrate My Drive program by making a commitment to drive safely each day. Fleetwood Area High School is currently ranked 42nd. The top fifty schools will receive a grant (up to $100,000), so keep up the good work and continue to log into to until Saturday. […]

Commit to Safe Driving!

October 20, 2013 by


YOU CAN HELP THE HIGH SCHOOL WIN BY COMMITTING TO BE A SAFE DRIVER! Fleetwood Area High School students are rallying community members to commit to safe driving.  In conjunction with State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive® program, FAHS is working to reverse the startling statistic that car crashes are the number one killer of teens in the United […]

Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act Leaves Stomachs Rumbling

October 17, 2012 by


Students at Fleetwood have definitely been noticing the drastic changes with the lunch menus starting this school year. Many different parameters have been set in the school lunch menu dealing with subjects such as calorie intake, grain intake, and fruit and vegetable consumption.  New stages of these parameters are to be phased in until the […]

Tips and Recipes for Buying and Using Local Produce

October 17, 2012 by


Tips for the Market If you are looking strictly for local produce, make sure to ask the stand owner. Some stands sell produce that was shipped in from elsewhere. Sometimes it is obvious to tell with items such as bananas and avocados, but others, like broccoli and strawberries, are not. Do not forget to bargain […]