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9 FBLA Members Make Nationals, 6 Inducted into NBHS

June 4, 2018 by

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Nine members of the FAHS FBLA are attending nationals this year. The nine members competing will be Jenna Masenheimer in Computer Applications; Caitlin Bower, Brooke Gorman, and Faith Readinger in Community Service Project; Sarah Crissman, Maddy Burt, and Leah DeWald in American Enterprise Project; and Sebastian Kukielka and Laura Kaskey in Public Service Announcement. According […]

Santa Fe Shooting Felt in Fleetwood

June 1, 2018 by

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On Friday, 18 May 2018, seventeen-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis walked into Santa Fe High School with a .38 revolver and a shotgun, killing 10 people and injuring 10 others, according to The New York Times. The victims were Kimberly Vaughan, Cynthia Tisdale, Sabika Sheikh, Chris Stone, Jared Black, Shana Fisher, Glenda Anne Perkins, Angelique Ramirez, Christian […]

Fleetwood Area High School Students Support National School Walkout

May 7, 2018 by

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On 20 April, 2018, the Fleetwood Area High School had an assembly for the National School Walkout, which was organized by the student council. Students who participated were called down at 9:30 a.m. to meet in the auditorium. In the beginning, there was a seventeen-second moment of silence in honor of the Parkland victims. Then, […]

Timeline of U.S. China Trade War

May 2, 2018 by

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The U.S.-China trade war has been ongoing since January 2017. It first started with threats on imposing tariffs but did not take effect until January 2018. “An annual survey of business conditions by the American Chamber of Commerce, or AmCham, in China found that 4 out of 5 companies feel less welcome in China as […]

Manson’s Last Remains Claimed By Grandson

April 27, 2018 by

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On 19 November 2017, notorious mastermind Charles Manson died of natural causes at a hospital in Bakersfield, California. Manson was known for being the head of the Manson Family cult in the late 1960s, who are “thought to have carried out some 35 killings, but most of them were never tried because of lack of […]

Bulger Abuses Power; Connolly Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

March 19, 2018 by

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John Joseph Connolly, Jr., was one of Boston’s former FBI agents, who grew up in the Old Harbor housing project of South Boston with former Winter Hill Gang mob boss, James ‘Whitey’ Bulger. He was born 1 August 1940. During his time growing up in the projects, he became friends with William ‘Billy’ Bulger, the […]

McCarthyism a Stain on American History

February 1, 2018 by

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Joseph McCarthy came into power as Senator in 1946. On 9 February 1950, at the Republican Women’s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, he made the following comment. “I have here in my hand a list of 205 names that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and […]