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Fleetwood’s Women Empowerment Club Starts Up for the 2021-2022 School Year

January 14, 2022 by

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The FAHS Women’s Empowerment Club has started up for the 2021-2022 school year. Fleetwood Area High School has started a club to help young men and women learn about different topics pertaining to women’s struggles and rights in the world today. “In Women’s Empowerment Club, anyone who wants to join is welcome,” adviser Sherri Rankin […]

Debate Erupts over 2021 Balon d’Or

January 8, 2022 by

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The Balon d’Or is an award given to the best soccer player in a calendar year, voted by journalists. The winner of this award in 2021 was the now seven-time winner, Lionel Messi. Many soccer fans supported the choice, but there were also many who disagreed with it.  One of the people who bashed this […]

Violins of Hope Opens in Berks County

December 30, 2021 by

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Through music and presentations, Violins of Hope tells us the story of renewed instruments that once were played during the Holocaust.  Violins of Hope recently opened in Berks County, informing citizens of the horrific acts of the Holocaust through instruments that were played by the victims themselves. “The Violins of Hope program came to Reading […]

Omicron Varient Sweeps through the United States

December 30, 2021 by

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There have been cases appearing all over the world on the new COVID-19 variant, called Omicron. Omicron has been spreading like wildfire and has been causing concern for many. This Variant is stronger and more contagious than the Delta variant of Covid-19. People worry there is going to be a winter surge, or they believe […]

New Government Regulations Plan to Eradicate Drunk Driving

November 30, 2021 by

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There are around 9,000 deaths caused by drunk drivers each year in the U.S. In 2026, America is going to have a requirement on cars that will mandate a new technology for people under the influence of alcohol that is intended to curb the extent of fatalities. This plan is part of the Democrat’s trillion-dollar […]

Supply Chain Crisis Erupts in California

November 27, 2021 by

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Essential supplies are stranded in the middle of the ocean. This is only part of the crisis happening with the California Supply Chain. There have been an overwhelming number of ports sitting idle and ships being delayed, causing the price of products to go up in stores. The Biden Administration plans to fix this by […]

FBLA Students Organize Newest Community Service Project

November 27, 2021 by

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Members of Fleetwood Area High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club have started this year’s community service project. Eager to help out their community, three members of the FBLA are helping to bring awareness to the Purple Heart Foundation and the Wounded Warriors Project.  This year’s representatives are Rachel Wagner, Sarah Reitenaur, and Erin […]

Fleetwood High School Class of 2022 Takes Their Senior Trip

November 10, 2021 by

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A few weeks ago, eager high school seniors had the chance to take a break from their schoolwork by undertaking their main field trip for the year. Fleetwood’s 2022 Graduating Class traveled to Manheim, Pennsylvania, to attend the 2021 Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. The gates opened at 11:00 a.m.  There were many activities in which to […]

US Borders to Reopen for Vaccinated Travelers

October 31, 2021 by

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Should the borders be reopened for those who are vaccinated? Regardless of one’s opinion, the U.S. plans to reopen its land borders with Canada and Mexico, but travelers need proof that they are vaccinated in order to travel or cross the border.  The Biden administration plans to lift travel restrictions at the borders starting in […]

Field of Screams Open for 2021 Season

October 26, 2021 by

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With new terrifyingly haunting attractions, Field of Screams is back in action for the new season.  Field of Screams, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is returning for the 2021 season. With new and returning attractions, Field of Screams has something for all ages! After opening Field of Screams in 1993, Gene and Jim Schopf have found great […]

AOC Makes Fashion Political with “Tax the Rich” Dress

October 26, 2021 by

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Representative, wore a seemingly controversial white dress to the 2021 Met Gala. The red lettering written on the back stated ¨Tax the Rich.¨ Many people loved and admired her dress, while others deplored the message and the medium.  Ocasio-Cortez has spent much of her career trying to get the point […]

Reporter Bio: Sarah Grim

October 1, 2021 by

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Sarah Grim, born 20 May 2005, grew up in Blandon, Pennsylvania, with her brother Mitchell and her parents Wendy and David. Sarah spent most of her time as a child going to the Reading Museum with her family and watching Bob the Builder. A goal in Sarah’s life is to own a dog of her […]

Reporter Bio: Emily Seiple

September 28, 2021 by

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Emily Seiple is seventeen-years-old, turning eighteen on October 7. She is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School and most excited for homecoming, prom, and graduation. As much as Emily will miss her friends, she is excited for her new life to expand once school is over. She is interested in cosmetology, including the Spa […]

Reporter Bio: Yulisa Orozco

September 27, 2021 by

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Yulisa Orozco, born on 16 April 2004, is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School. Originally from Reading, Orozco moved to the Fleetwood at a young age and grew up in the district. She comes from a full house of five siblings and five pets. When asked how this home environment has shaped her character […]

Berks Catholic Senior Starts Running Club

June 4, 2021 by

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Recently, a Berks Catholic senior formed a running club for those looking to train with others.  The biggest reason for this group starting was that Cade McLaughlin, the senior who started the group, was looking for someone willing to make running during the pandemic less lonely. He had just lost his childhood best friend to […]

Texas School District Creates a More Gender-Neutral Dress Code

May 29, 2021 by

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Trevor Wilkinson has been struggling with being himself in school. He tries doing so by getting a fresh manicure, but this also earned him a suspension.  Wilkinson, 18, an openly gay teen in Abilene, Texas–about 140 miles west of Fort Worth–had been suspended several times from Clyde High School for wearing nail polish because it […]

April Students of the Month Are Kylie Frain and Sacha Joseph

May 16, 2021 by

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FAHS faculty recently named Kylie Frain and Sacha Joseph students of the month for April. Frain is the daughter of Barry and Stacey Frain of Blandon. Her future plans include attending Kutztown University. Frain has been involved in the following clubs/activities at Fleetwood Area High School: Film Club (President), Interact Club, Future Business Leaders of […]

FAHS FBLA Goes to States

May 2, 2021 by

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This April, the Future Business Leaders of America club competed in the state competition. Three different groups within Fleetwood successfully made it to states. These groups included a job interview with Sacha Joseph, in the “job interview” category; introduction  to social media strategy with Catherine Annabel, Abigail Koehle, and Evangeline Crossley; and the community service […]

Au, Deturk Named January Students-of-the-Month

May 2, 2021 by

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The Fleetwood Area High School students of the month for January 2021 were Kenneth Au and Hunter DeTurk.  Au is the son of Hon Chuen Au and Ly Lan Sul of Blandon. He aspires to attend college for computer science, focus on game science, and get married. Au has been involved in the following clubs […]

SATs on the Horizon for Upperclassmen

April 17, 2021 by

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The SAT test is one that is often required by academic institutions in order to gain acceptance into colleges and universities. Juniors and upcoming seniors should start to consider when they might schedule their SATs so they can apply to desired colleges accordingly.  There are so many resources that are available to the student body […]

Fleetwood to Perform Stage Adaptation of “Clue”

April 17, 2021 by

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The Fleetwood Theatrical Society is performing the play Clue. This year’s play is based off of the board game Clue. Clue is a murder mystery about a murder at a mansion, including several participants, and, in the end, the audience decides who the killer was.  The actors, most of whom have been in multiple plays […]

Hope Dawns for Japanese LGBTQ Community

April 2, 2021 by

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A Japanese court ruled that the same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. This is a landmark decision that could herald a new era for marriage equality in the country. It is the first step for same-sex marriage in Japan.  A Japanese court has ruled that not allowing same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. It is the first time […]

Fleetwood Initiates Diversity Community to Guarantee Equality

April 2, 2021 by

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“I joined the diversity committee to bring change and stop any racism in the schools,” sophomore Max Hernandez, a member of the diversity committee, said. What is the diversity committee? It’s a group of people dedicated to help make Fleetwood a better school district by protecting students from racism and discrimination. Led by the assistant […]

Mental Health Another Side-Effect of COVID-19

March 28, 2021 by

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The pandemic has proven to spare no one from its grip. There is still so much uncertainty revolving around the virus. No matter where a person is, someone has been affected by the novel coronavirus. For some, the struggle has been more prominent than others. In these unpredictable times, it is important to reflect on […]