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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 FBLA Team Returns Victorious

March 21, 2021 by

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Many Fleetwood students were winners at the FBLA event held in January and December. It was held virtually over a three-week period of time from mid-December to Early January. ¨There is a lot of recognition to be earned through FBLA,¨ adviser and business teacher Kelly Ackerman said. Winners were announced via a video recording created […]

FBLA Teams with Ronald McDonald House for Annual Project

March 15, 2021 by

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The Fleetwood chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America recently launched a project with Ronald McDonald House of Charities. Every year, the club forms a project that benefits the community. Last year’s FBLA’s project was titled “Superheroes for Autism.” This year, they’re working with Ronald McDonald House of Charities. For this project, students will […]

Fleetwood Mock Trial Team Completes Round 1 of Regionals

March 4, 2021 by

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“I know our team is very strong. But there’s always uncertainty when judges and jurors are evaluating us,” Mock Trial Advisor Mrs. Molly Sherman said. This year, Fleetwood’s Mock Trial team has been going through trials for the District competition. While it’s different because of Zoom, the team is doing well, so far winning all […]

FASD Transitions to SSO Authentication on Zoom

January 21, 2021 by

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As zoom progresses, so do SSO zoom calls. Fleetwood has been in a hybrid system with two days online per student per week. Online days will change with this update. SSO is based on a trust relationship set up between an application, known as the service provider, and an identity provider. This trust relationship is […]

Will Fleetwood Go Virtual or Remain Hybrid?

January 4, 2021 by

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Will Fleetwood ever go fully virtual? Fleetwood started virtual last year, but by the end of summer, the hybrid system began. As the months have gone by, students have begun to prefer the hybrid system over the virtual one. Some virtual students believe they can’t work at their fullest potential. But, if cases keep rising, […]

German Students Signing up for Friendship Connections

November 16, 2020 by

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German students are in the process of signing up for Friendship Connections.  If any students are interested in finding out more, he or she can approach Mrs. Christine Moll, German teacher, with any questions. It usually takes place between March and April.  Up until 2020, the Friendship Connection successfully arranged four-week ¨home-to-home¨ exchanges every year […]

BVA Manages FAHS Virtual Electives

November 15, 2020 by

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Do you ever sit in front of a screen too long and feel your eyes start to burn? This is called a “digital eye strain.” The blue light that a computer screen emits is very harmful to the eyes after long periods of time, and many virtual students attending Fleetwood are struggling with this issue.  […]

Professors, Counselors Working to Lessen Stress in Berks Colleges

October 26, 2020 by

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Did you ever wonder what things are like as a college student attending a college or university in Berks County during a worldwide pandemic? Many teachers in Berks County are doing everything they can to lessen stress and anxiety for students. They have provided many different resources for them to adapt and get the help […]

Fleetwood in Top 6% of Schools in PA

February 13, 2020 by

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The Future Ready PA Index shows residents how each school is performing academically and which direction each school is trending. Fleetwood is performing second best in the county, right under Kutztown. Six years ago, when Mr. Stephen Herman was not principal, Fleetwood was in the bottom 15% of all high schools in the state. Now, […]

German Club Goes to Liederkranz

February 7, 2020 by

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“Students look forward to this event year after year,” German teacher Christine Moll said.  The Liederkranz is a trip that the German Club runs every year. This trip gives students a chance to experience an accurate German meal. This allows them to have a cultural experience that they would not otherwise have.  This annual trip […]

FBLA Regional Leadership Conference around the Corner

January 20, 2020 by

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FBLA’ s Regional Leadership Conference is around the corner, and Fleetwood is starting to prepare.  Every year, Pennsylvania regions one through twenty-eight hold a Regional Leadership Conference in which members compete in an event relating to the ideas and principles of FBLA. Members have a choice of taking an individual or team test, competing in […]

German Club Goes to Liederkranz

January 7, 2020 by

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 “Students look forward to this event year after year,” German teacher Christine Moll said.  The Liederkranz is a trip that the German Club runs every year. This trip gives students a chance to experience an accurate German meal. This allows them to have a cultural experience that they would not otherwise have.  This annual trip […]

Freshmen Class Goes on Annual BBEC Field Trip

November 25, 2019 by

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Every year the freshman class goes on the BBEC trip to different businesses around Berks County. This year’s freshman class went on the BBEC business trip on 30 September. They went to four different businesses in and around Berks County. The Berks Business Education Coalition is a partnership between Berks County businesses and the education […]

Freshmen Go to Gettysburg

November 13, 2019 by

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The Battle of Gettysburg, also known as the “turning point” of the Civil War, is where thousands of people gave their lives for their nation and their cause. On 4 October, the freshmen of Fleetwood Area High School were given the opportunity to see for themselves the history of Gettysburg. The field trip was all […]

Ms. Moll Invites Students to Join German Club

November 12, 2019 by

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 The German Club, led by Frau Christine Moll at the Fleetwood Area High School, gives students the ability to experience a fun side of German language and culture without academic expectations.  The club is one of many clubs provided by the Fleetwood Area School District in which students in grades six through twelve are free […]

Record Number of Students Participating in Internships

November 11, 2019 by

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The tides of Fleetwood Area High School are changing after a record-breaking number of students are participating in Internships. Senior Daniel Arisme loves to talk about the ins and outs of his internship experience. He has an internship at a physical therapy ward. Arisme has to do seven-and-a-half hours of work a week. Those seven […]

Prospective College Students Should Follow This Advice

October 11, 2019 by

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For high school students, the future may seem far away, but, in reality, it is right in front of them. Students need to be ready to take that next step toward a university if that’s what they decide to do, and there are so many informational resources of which they should be taking advantage.   Here […]

FAHS Welcomes Mr. Gaston Back to Teaching

February 19, 2019 by

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After almost three months, Fleetwood Area High School is pleased to welcome media teacher Mr. Sean Gaston back to the building. On Thursday, 18 October, Gaston was driving to school when he was rear-ended by a distracted driver. After the collision, Gaston lost control of the car and, while attempting to fix the direction his […]

New NHS Members Inducted

January 23, 2019 by

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National Honors Society is a group that people with outstanding grades, community service, and leadership qualities can get join. This February, Fleetwood’s seniors will be inducting the new NHS members. But, how much school dedication goes into becoming an NHS member? “You really have to take pride into your school work,” Junior Andrew Slusser said. […]

German Club Participates in Making Gingerbread Houses

January 17, 2019 by

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Fleetwood’s German club will be etched into the school’s history for spreading German culture. In late December, the club met for a Christmas celebration of Gingerbread house creation. On Thursday, 20 December, the Fleetwood Area School District German Club met to continue their long-standing holiday custom. Again this year, they created fanciful gingerbread houses in […]

FBLA to Host Workshops Each Month

November 28, 2018 by

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FBLA is helping kids to obtain jobs through their ‘Steps 4 Success’ workshops. Some FBLA student members have decided to help their peers succeed in the workforce. Attending their workshops will give students the information they need to get and keep a successful job. The leaders of these workshops are Megan Zimmerman, Travis Pytleski, and […]

Junior Aliyah Levy Wins DeSales Scholarship

November 27, 2018 by

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Fleetwood junior Aliyah Levy has won first place in the DeSales Poetry contest with a prize of a free four-year tuition scholarship worth $120,000. Levy has always enjoyed writing, and she plans to major in Creative Writing at DeSales. “I have known that Aliyah was an amazing writer and especially an incredible poet since I […]

Fake National Honors Society Scams Students

November 5, 2018 by

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A misleading honor society is scamming high school students across the country. The National Society of High School Scholars misleads students into thinking they are joining the National Honor Society and asks them to pay a $60 membership fee. The NSHSS sends a letter of invitation over the summer to high school students. The letter […]