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Fairgrounds Square to See Makeover

March 26, 2018 by

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Anyone who has been to the Fairgrounds Square Mall in recent years knows that it has been very empty. There are very few stores still open for business. Recently, the owners have been talking about reconstructing the mall. “Hull Property Group officials have personally visited with township, school board, and county officials on five different […]

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 […]

Reading Goes Up in Flames

December 14, 2016 by

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On 21 November, around 6:00 p.m., several fire departments were dispatched to the Reading Fire Tower to fight a fire that started in the mountain behind Reading Area High School. “Yeah the fire was pretty wild.  It was just a small fire when they ended basketball practice early, but then, as the day went on, […]

Interact Club Adopts a Highway

June 14, 2016 by

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Recently, the Interact Club at Fleetwood Area High School adopted a highway. On 30 April, members of the club picked up 25 bags of trash on Fleetwood Road. Adopt a Highway is a national campaign to help clean up litter off the sides of roadways across America. Different organizations are allowed to have their name […]

Interact Club Runs Food Drive

February 23, 2016 by

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Fleetwood’s Interact Club ran a Food Drive to help support the Brandywine Food Pantry. The Food Drive ran from 1 February until 15 February. The Brandywine Food Pantry recently moved its home and supplier. It is now supplied by the Greater Berks Food Bank.  However, because the move is so new, they are not yet […]

FBLA Donates Tech Experience to Senior Citizens

October 22, 2014 by

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Luckily, this article is also printed on paper in black and white ink, or the seniors would not be able to read it. Seniors? No, not the class of 2015, but the elderly whom the Fleetwood FBLA members are teaching how to use technology. Every Wednesday in October, the FBLA members travel over to Fleetwood […]

Accept, Interact Assist Animal League

April 3, 2014 by

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On 13 March 2014, Fleetwood’s members of both the Accept and Interact club went to Berks Animal Rescue League to do community service. “While we were there, we got to see the dogs, cats, and other animals,” explained sophomore Marissa Faranda, who went on the trip. The Accept club became official about three years ago […]