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Darth Vader is Philo-SITH-ical

April 12, 2023 by


The philosophical and political representation of the story of “Star Wars” has been an ongoing discussion since the release of the original trilogy. The character of Darth Vader is now 45 years old, and for 45 years he has been a major villain in the eyes of the “Star Wars” demographic. The tragic story of […]

FAHS’s Music Trip Adds to The Disney Magic

April 3, 2023 by


From February 26th through March 1st, students involved in FAHS music programs took a trip to Florida. Universal Studios and Walt Disney World were the featured major attractions. The trip itself runs once every four years.  Many students anticipated this outing for a long time, especially considering no other school trip is similar to it.  […]

Reading Film Fest Plans High School Competition

March 30, 2023 by


The Reading Film Fest is holding a 5-minute high school film festival on April 24th-26th 2023. It will be broadcast on Youtube, Facebook, and BCTV.  The Awards Ceremony will occur in person on Thursday, April 28th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Miller Center for the Arts RACC. It will include special guest speaker, J.W. Cortes, […]

Fleetwood Musicians Headed to New York

March 29, 2023 by


Music students from across the east coast will gather in Rochester, New York, this year on April 14th to practice and perform in a biennial festival for only the best musicians. Three Fleetwood Area High School students will be amongst their ranks. Baxter Beihl, Francesca Snyder, and Riley Spannuth are attending the NafME All-Eastern music […]

FAHS’s Galeassi Adds Art to BCIU Showcase

February 16, 2023 by


Fleetwood Area High School has some really talented artists. Jossalyn Galeassi takes multiple art classes at Fleetwood Area High School, and she enjoys every part of them. Jossalyn took about a week to finish an art project that had a lot of meaning for her. Her art will be displayed In BCIU’s art showcase this […]

Rapper Ye West Creates Controversy

November 22, 2022 by


In light of recent events, rapper Kanye West has faced much backlash and criticism over a multitude of comments he has recently made. Kanye (who is now referred to as Ye after the process of a legal name change) is certainly not a new figure in the media spotlight.  As early as 2005, Ye started […]

Fleetwood to Perform Student-Directed One-Act Plays

November 21, 2022 by


The Fleetwood Area High School will be performing one-act plays on Wednesday,  November 16. The plays will start at 7:00 p.m., and there will be a $5 charge at the door.  There will be two plays, the first called “Four A.M.” and the second called “Check Please” with an intermission in between.  The director of […]

Fleetwood’s Baxter Biehl Bound for Nationals

November 17, 2022 by


“He’s in the top 1% of students I’ve encountered in my career,” high school choral director Mrs. Catherine WIlliamson said. Baxter Biehl made the National Band in his senior year and will be attending the festival this November. He has advanced through four levels of competitive festivals to make it this far, and his musical […]

FAHS Film Club Hosts First Lock-In Since 2019

June 1, 2022 by


Fleetwood Area High School’s Film Club held its first lock-in since 2019 on 8 April 2022. The group stayed at the school overnight and watched movies for 13 hours straight. The Lock-In was held in room 100, adviser Mr. Sean Gaston’s room. Gaston is the TV Media and Communications teacher and runs the Film Club […]

NAHS Hosts 2022 Art Event

May 25, 2022 by


On 7 May 2022, Fleetwood Area High School’s National Art Honor Society hosted the annual Art Event at the Fleetwood Community Center. The event ran from 12:00 to 4:00 pm and had crafts for elementary to middle school-aged children, as well as vendors and live music from members of the community. Members of the National […]

FAHS Students to See Romeo & Juliet in Philly this April

April 10, 2022 by


Fleetwood Area High School students are getting the chance to see a live performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet for the first time since the start of the pandemic. This year, 85 students will be attending. The cost of the trip is 40 dollars, and it includes breakfast beforehand as well as lunch on the […]

Film Club Goes to the Movies

April 10, 2022 by


Fleetwood Area High School’s Film Club went to see Uncharted at Fox Berkshire in Wyomissing on 19 March. The group went to Olive Garden near the theater for dinner before the showing. A small group was in attendance, but there was plenty of film-related discussion over pasta before the 6:00 pm movie.  The general consensus […]

FAHS Performs Addams Family Musical

March 23, 2022 by


Fleetwood Area High School recently presented this year´s musical, a rendition of  The Addams Family, on March 18, 19, and 20. The Addams Family is about a family of unique individuals who move into a neighborhood where people do not respond kindly to their sense of individualism. ¨This musical is unlike other shows we have […]

Misa’s Fugue Celebrates Ten Years

January 14, 2022 by


Misa’s Fugue is celebrating ten years in 2022 and was commemorated at The Goggle Works with a screening and Q & A session this past November as a part of the Violins of Hope exhibit. Misa’s Fugue is a 2012 documentary about the life of Holocaust survivor Frank “Misa” Grunwald. The film was directed by […]

Will Star Players’ Injuries Affect Fantasy Football?

October 31, 2021 by


Christan McCaffery and Dalvin Cook were the top players chosen in each league, and McCaffery is out due to a hamstring injury. McCaffrey’s stats for the 2019 season were twenty-three carries with two touchdowns. Now he has a hamstring injury and will be out for four weeks. “The injury could sideline McCaffrey up to four […]

Senior Art Wall Displays FAHS Student Creations

May 29, 2021 by


“For the seniors in senior art, it’s their way to show off what they’ve done throughout high school,” senior Abby Kile said. Every year for the art show, Fleetwood Area High school allows seniors in senior art to showcase all of their art. They each have a section of the art hallway to put any […]

Fleetwood to Perform Stage Adaptation of “Clue”

April 17, 2021 by


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 […]

Famous Internet Cat Passes Away

February 17, 2020 by


Born 21 June 2011, Lil BUB was an Internet-famous cat who touched the hearts of many. She was the runt of her litter, and it was immediately clear she required special care. She was known as a polydactyl cat (meaning she had extra toes), she suffered from an extreme case of dwarfism, and she sported […]

Popular Gamer Banned from Fortnite

February 12, 2020 by


Popular Fortnite YouTuber FaZe Jarvis has been banned by the game’s creators, Epic Games, following his public use of cheating hacks. Jarvis was using an in-game cheat while playing Fortnite and had been punished for it. However, he claims his intent was for entertainment purposes only. Born in England on 11 November 2001, Jarvis is […]

Fleetwood Area High School Hosts Annual Craft Show

February 11, 2020 by


The annual Holiday Craft Show was held at the Fleetwood Area High School on 16 November.  The Craft Show, which has been held for the last fourteen years, is Fleetwood’s largest fundraiser. It helps the Fleetwood FBLA chapter and the 2022 graduating class.  This year was the largest one yet. There were over 170 vendors […]

NAHS Students Given Opportunity to Teach Art Classes

February 10, 2020 by


Are you or anyone you know interested in taking an art class? If so, consider Homeschool MAKERspace ART classes. Every other Friday afternoon in the Community Center, art classes will be taught by Fleetwood Area High School’s own National Art Honors Society (NAHS) students. These classes were set up by the Community Center to help […]

Pokemon Sword and Shield Released

January 16, 2020 by


The new generation of Pokemon games is Pokemon Sword and Shield. The announcement of the game is the beginning of a new generation of Pokemon games. There is already myriad information about the games. The series was created by the company Game Freak and published under Nintendo. Some of the more important information is that […]

High School Purchases New Stage Curtains

January 14, 2020 by


What could be a better way to make Fleetwood’s school auditorium look nicer than to purchase some brand new stage curtains? Fleetwood Area High School decided that it was time for new stage curtains for the auditorium after they realized the previous ones were torn and had a prominent stain on the front from years […]

First Alumni Art Show Hosted By Chisdak

November 19, 2019 by


Throughout October and November, art teacher Ms. Diane Chisdak and the art department of the Fleetwood Area School District will host their very first alumni art show. Chisdak created the art show through social media. Many of her past students took interest and sent in their work. Thirty-two artists are represented, and roughly 70 items […]