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History Club Places Third and Heads to States

June 3, 2019 by

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On 2 March 2019, Fleetwood Area High School’s National History Day Club won third place during regional competition at Kutztown University. The advisers are history teachers Becky Jarosynski and Todd Weiss. Their entry, which was a presentation of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, according to Weiss, explained what the sailors experienced when they sacrificed themselves to help […]

Grace Packer Trial Issues Death Sentence

May 30, 2019 by

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“I just want this to be over so my daughter can rest,” Grace Packer’s biological mother, Rose Hunsicker, said in an interview with CBS 21 News on 11 March 2019. Grace was murdered by her foster mother, Sara Packer, and Sara’s boyfriend, Jacob Sullivan, on 9 July 2016. Sullivan and Sara Packer have been charged […]

Chris Watts Convicted of Killing Family

April 30, 2019 by

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Recently, Christopher Lee Watts’ confession tapes were released to the public. The following is a timeline of the various events that lead up to today. 13 August 2018: The day of the murder, Shan’ann, Bella, and Celeste were reported missing by a friend. “When I came home, it was a ghost town. I have no […]

Safe2SaySomething Arrives in Fleetwood

April 17, 2019 by

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Recently, Fleetwood Area High School had an assembly about a new app, Safe2SaySomething. FAHS Guidance counselors Fred Engelhardt, Ann-Marie Neubert, and Amy Moyer hosted the assembly. The program encourages students to submit an anonymous tip if they suspect someone they know may be planning to harm themselves or others in order to “say something” that […]

Trial of Murdered Child to Start March 2019

March 6, 2019 by

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Susan Hunsicker, whose name was later changed to Grace Packer, was born 14 August 2001 to Rose and Rodney Hunsicker. She has an older sister named Marybeth and a younger brother named Joshua, whose names were also changed. According to Hunsicker’s lawyer, David Tornetta, Rose, Rodney, and their two daughters were living in a house […]

Sculpture Planned to Commemorate Dogs of War

February 12, 2019 by

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In the 1900s, Lt. Colonel Edwin Hautenville Richardson trained various breeds of dogs for the First World War and convinced the US government that the Airedale Terrier was a soldier’s best bet for a four-legged friend beside him on the front lines. “Even before the war, the potential for dogs to carry out military duties […]

U.S. Troops Return Home from Syria

January 30, 2019 by

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“After historic victories against ISIS, it’s time to bring our great people home!” President Donald Trump said in a Tweet on 19 December 2018. More than 2,000 U.S. troops have returned from Syria, according to USA Today, but Senators from both parties were against the President’s decision to withdraw the troops for various reasons. “This […]