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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 […]

FBLA Partners with Fleetwood Bank

November 1, 2018 by

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FBLA is teaching kids to save! The group  has officially partnered with Fleetwood bank in July. Their plan is to teach kids from kindergarten to twelfth grade to save. FBLA has many activities planned to promote their message. The student representatives of this project are Brooke Gorman, Caitlin Bower, and Faith Readinger. All three girls […]

FAHS Library Hosts ‘What’s in the Box’ Hunt

October 24, 2018 by

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“What’s in the Box?” is a code breaking, cipher solving scavenger hunt around the library here at Fleetwood High School. The hunt consists of 23 steps, each progressively more challenging than the last. Once completed, students find the key that opens the box, and they get their choice of prizes in the box. “It is […]

Fleetwood Sends Students To FBLA Nationals

October 12, 2018 by

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From June 28 to July 1 in Baltimore, Maryland, the FBLA National Competition was held. Eight students from Fleetwood Area High Schoolstayed in the city to compete. Four of the students graduated last year, and four of the students from Fleetwood–Brooke Gorman, Leah Dewald, Caitlin Bower, and Faith Readinger–are all seniors this 2018-2019 school year. […]

New Tech Plan Set to Affect Incoming Freshmen

April 5, 2018 by

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New plans are in the works for a technology remodel within the middle school and high school. Next year, Chromebooks will be given to the incoming  freshman. The current freshman will have class sets of Chromebooks as well. Each core subject will have class sets, (Math, Science, and Social Studies). Over time, the Chromebooks will […]

Adopt-A-Shelf Earns Students Community Service Hours

January 23, 2018 by

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Adopt-A-Shelf is a way to help the Fleetwood Area Public Library have organized shelves, and it is an excellent way to get community service hours. So what is Adopt-A-Shelf? It is a system the Fleetwood Library has where community members can adopt a shelf of books. Once you do that, you are then responsible for […]

National History Club New to Fleetwood

January 3, 2018 by

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This year was the inaugural year for a new club at Fleetwood Area High School: the National History Club. The club is co-advised by hisotry teachers Mr. Todd Weiss and Ms. Becky Jarosynski. “The club is designed to compete on a local, state, regional and national level, and I felt it would be a great […]

FBLA Craft Show a Fun Time for All

December 19, 2017 by

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FBLA held a craft show on 18 November. It will not only help FBLA but also the senior class as well. The craft show started at 9:00 a.m and ended at 3:00. Anyone could go, and it was free to enter. The entrance was through the doors across from auditorium. FBLA members and seniors sold […]

Classcraft Makes Fleetwood Debut In Algebra I

December 8, 2017 by

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Teachers are always looking for ways to make their lessons more interesting and engaging to students. Fleetwood math teacher Ms. Amy Schlott is no different, having recently introduced Classcraft to her Algebra 1 classes. “For me, I think Classcraft has helped a lot.  You still learn the same, but with a twist on it. It’s […]