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New Texas Bill Would Criminalize Abortions

June 18, 2019 by

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Tony Tinderholt, a Republican state legislator, introduced a new bill into Texas. This bill would make abortion illegal with no exception for incest or rape. If abortion would occur under the new law, it would be possible to charge the woman with homicide and the death penalty because Texas allows capital punishment when homicide occurs. […]

Banana Case Becomes FAHS Celebrity for a Day

June 17, 2019 by

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What’s yellow and looks like a banana? You might think it’s a banana, but you’d be wrong. It’s Mr. Houp’s banana case. English teacher Mr. Zachary Houp acquired the holder at a Tupperware party in 2013. He needed a new one after his previous one was either broken or stolen by his mother. The current […]

Local Pizza: Who Are the Winners and Losers?

June 14, 2019 by

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The small town of Fleetwood delivers some good soccer, a tight-knit community, and some pretty good pizza around town. The Tiger Times set out to try a regular cheese slice at each pizza joint in Fleetwood and determine which place offers the best tasting slice. McKenah Rapposelli and Sam Schappell tried a piece from each […]

850-Year-Old Notre Dame Catches on Fire

June 13, 2019 by

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On 15 April, the Notre Dame cathedral burned. The 850-year-old building was almost completely destroyed after firefighters had finally extinguished the blaze. The cause of the fire is still up for speculation nearly a month after the fire itself. French investigators reportedly believe that the fault was electrical wiring. Notre Dame itself was built in […]

Fleetwood Boys Tennis Prepares for Upcoming Season

June 12, 2019 by

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The Fleetwood Boys’ Tennis team is preparing for their new season to get under way. The team is hopeful that they can use their depth to win a lot of matches this season. “We’re slightly better than the average team due to the depth of our lineups,” senior Justin Kramer said. The team is led […]

Virginia Takes Home March Madness Win

June 11, 2019 by

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After unforgettable moments, March Madness concluded with Virginia defeating Texas Tech. When March Madness started mid-April, Zion Williamson and the Duke Blue Devils were favorites to take home the title. In the first round, Duke blew by sixteen-seed North Dakota State by 23. Murray State’s Ja Morant had social media blowing up about his first […]

Woman Gives Birth Twice, 26 Days Apart

June 7, 2019 by

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Twenty-year-old Arifa Sultana of Bangladesh recently gave birth twice within one month. How is this possible? Sultana has a condition called uterus didelphys. It is a rare congenital abnormality in which a woman has two separate uteri. In a female fetus, the uterus starts out as two small tubes. Normally, as the fetus develops, the […]

Research Shows E-Cigarettes Just as Addictive as Regular Cigarettes

June 6, 2019 by

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E-cigarettes have been used in scientific research recently due to the underlying question, what will be the health risks of smoking e-cigarettes? Millions are familiar with the term e-cigarettes, which have increased in use exponentially in recent years. This billion dollar product convinced millions that vaping is safer than smoking tobacco, which it is; however, […]

Chemical Plant Explodes in China; 47 Killed

June 5, 2019 by

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On 21 March 2019, Jiangsu Tianjiayi, a chemical plant in China, exploded, setting off a tremor which matched a 2.2 magnitude earthquake. The chemical company is on the border of the city of Yancheng in Jiangsu Province. The plant was made in Xiangshui County in 2007 and creates pesticides. An inspection was done last year […]

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 […]

Belgium Hosts European Gull Screeching Championship

May 31, 2019 by

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“OOU OOU OOU, OOU OOU OOU OOU OOUU OOOU!” Sound like a seagull? Think again. That’s just a human impersonating a seagull. Belgium now hosts the European Gull Screeching Championship every year. Hosted in Adinkerke, Belgium, the contest is in its second year. Contestants came from all around Europe, including the countries of France and […]

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 […]

Rob Gronkowski Inducted into Hall of Fame

May 29, 2019 by

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After nine seasons of dominating defenses, Rob Gronkowski decided it is time to hang up the cleats. Not only is Rob Gronkowski a Hall of Famer for how he played on the field, but he is also remembered by his wild actions outside of sports. Clips of Gronk have surfaced the web of him dancing […]

First Drug for Postpartum Depression Approved by FDA

May 28, 2019 by

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On Tuesday, 19 March, the FDA approved the first ever drug specifically for postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is the intense sadness, anxiety, or despair that occurs within the first year after giving birth. It affects about one in nine women, 400,000 annually. Symptoms can include disturbances in sleep and eating patterns, feelings of sadness and […]

Vegan Lunches Lower Carbon Footprint when Offered

May 27, 2019 by

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If you’re vegan, Fleetwood school lunches are not for you. At FAHS, all school lunches consist of some form of animal product. Soy Milk is sold, but for an upcharge.  At present, the healthy, cruelty-free options are either more expensive or not available. In 2019, many schools have adapted food options for everyone.  Is FAHS […]

Celebrity, Wealthy Parents Found Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

May 24, 2019 by

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Every high school student knows it is a battle to get into college. Between SAT scores, grades, and extracurriculars, students will do whatever it takes to have an impressive college application. High school students across the country work very hard to get accepted into their dream school. Unfortunately, money talks, and some do not have […]

Book Club Takes a Trip to Philadelphia

May 21, 2019 by

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This year’s book club wandered Philadelphia for their trip on 12-13 April. Exploring Philadelphia was inspired by the book, All The Bright Places. Advisors expect the trip to offer an educational experience for the book club students who are participating. On Saturday, 12 April, the Fleetwood Area Book Club took a journey to many historic […]

Justin Kramer and Abigail Ryan are March Students of the Month

May 20, 2019 by

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Every month, two students, one male and one female, from the senior class are selected by faculty as the Students of the Month. These students who are selected receive a special parking spot and a gift card to a place of their choosing. For the month of March, both students proved to be some of […]

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 […]

The Fifty States from Worst to Best: Part Two

April 29, 2019 by

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In a previous article, The Tiger Times began its state rankings with states 50-26.  Here is the finale, states 25-1. Using criteria such as location, climate, culture, cities, diversity, and much more, we formed a list ranking the fifty states. Here are the top twenty-five states in the American union. 25. Kentucky–With big college towns […]

Empire Star Jussie Smollet Allegedly Stages his Own Attack

April 25, 2019 by

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Empire star Jussie Smollett, 36, has been charged with felony disorderly conduct after falsely reporting an alleged hate crime. Smollett actually staged the whole ordeal simply to gain publicity in order to get a raise in his salary. The following is a brief timeline of the events leading up to today. 22 January 2019: A […]

New York Passes New Abortion Law

April 24, 2019 by

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On 23 January 2019,  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new abortion law into legislation. The law makes it easier for state residents to have post-availability, third-trimester abortions. The old law only allowed abortions in the third-trimester if the mother’s health was in danger. The bill AB 6221 passed with a vote of 94-49. […]

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 […]

Whale Jails being Investigated by Russian Government

April 16, 2019 by

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Over 100 beluga whales, orcas, and baby walruses are currently awaiting their fate in icy, inadequate confinements called “whale jails.” These “whale jails,” located in Russia’s Pacific East Coast, near the city of Nakhodka, have reportedly killed at least 3 of it’s trapped marine mammals. Designated to be sold to Chinese aquariums, these animals have […]