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Famous Internet Cat Passes Away

February 17, 2020 by

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Fleetwood Music Department Heads to Baltimore

November 14, 2019 by

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The Fleetwood Music Department is taking its talents to Baltimore to play music for professionals.  The Music Department is going to Baltimore for three days and two nights between November 22 and November 24.  Senior Ian Snyder, who has been in the Fleetwood Band since freshman year and played the trumpet since fourth grade, elaborated […]

Book Club Takes a Trip to Philadelphia

May 21, 2019 by

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This year’s book club wandered Philadelphia for their trip on 12-13 April. Exploring Philadelphia was inspired by the book, All The Bright Places. Advisors expect the trip to offer an educational experience for the book club students who are participating. On Saturday, 12 April, the Fleetwood Area Book Club took a journey to many historic […]

FAHS Hosts Annual Art Event for 2019

April 8, 2019 by

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On 23 February 2019, Fleetwood Area High School held its annual Art Event. “The Art Event was designed as a fundraiser for Artifact, our school’s fine art literary magazine, but became so much more. After 15 years, we now have our first students bringing their children as participants. My favorite part is seeing the whole […]

Spain’s Miss Universe Contestant Becomes First Transgender Participant

January 25, 2019 by

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Angela Ponce, better known as the Miss Universe Spain contestant, became the first ever transgender contestant in the competition. Twenty-seven-year-old Ponce did not win the competition, but she was not upset with the outcome. The model stated it was an “honor and pride” to make history concerning the pageant. “This is for you, for those […]

Annual Blurb Workshop Held on 13 December 2018

January 25, 2019 by

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“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on,”  country author Louis L’Amour said. Blurb is a writing workshop that promotes inspiration through themes and key words.  This year, Blurb took place on 13 December. The theme surrounding Blurb was the  journey one faces throughout life. These annual […]

Garth Brooks Performs Notre Dame Concert

January 16, 2019 by

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On 20 October 2018, Garth Brooks was the first singer to ever perform at the Notre Dame Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The concert aired on 3 December on CBS. Troyal Garth Brooks was born 7 February 1962, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Biography.com, he started his career in singing by performing in bars and clubs […]

The Coffee or Tea Debate Continues

January 2, 2019 by

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Coffee or Tea? This question has been a longtime controversy as to which is more beneficial for one’s health. In fact, each drink has its own benefits, and it is important for people to understand that there is no right or wrong answer as to which one a person prefers. Recent scientific studies can explain […]

Eighteenth Edition of ARTifact Under Construction

December 4, 2018 by

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“Artifact is all about finding your own individuality.  Whether it is through music, art, or writing, you have a voice. At Artifact, every voice of every kind is heard,” Senior Ally Savino said. Artifact is a composition of art, poetry, and music made by the FAHS students. As a literary art magazine, Artifact takes the […]

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 […]

Ebersole Named Ringgold Band’s New Director

October 25, 2018 by

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Mr. Charles Ebersole, music teacher at Fleetwood Area High School and beloved band director, has recently been promoted within one of Berks County’s oldest and most well-respected bands. Beginning this year, Ebersole will be given the title of director of the Ringgold Band. The Ringgold Band was assembled in the year 1852 and immediately answered […]

FAHS Marching Band Celebrates P.T. Barnum

October 11, 2018 by

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P.T. Barnum, a classic American icon, founded the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Unfortunately, the circus closed its doors in 2017. A musical film entitled The Greatest Showman was created in honor of the legacy Barnum left behind. The FAHS band brings back New York City’s best circus through music directed by Mr. Charles Ebersole. He is […]

Obamas Sign Exclusive Deal with Netflix

June 7, 2018 by

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Netflix has recently attempted to secure big names for exclusive deals with them.  Earlier this year, they announced a deal with actor Seth Rogan and now have announced a production deal with the Obamas. The deal has the Obamas set to produce movies and TV for the streaming service, anything from scripted TVto a documentaries. […]

Fleetwood Music Department Takes Hoftsra

June 4, 2018 by

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This year’s music department trip was to New York and had students visit and work with directors at Hofstra University. This destination was decided because of a contact at Hofstra university; this gave students the ability to work with directors at the university and learn from these professionals while they were there. Students enjoyed the […]

Met Gala Faces Criticism over Religious Theme

May 30, 2018 by

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On 7 May 2018, the 70th annual Met Gala took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.  The theme for the event was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The Catholic Church endorsed the event and loaned  more than 40 pieces to the event. The event however was met with […]

Gaston’s Fugue Overtakes Bridgewater College

March 21, 2018 by

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On 27 January, high school teacher Mr. Sean Gaston spoke at Bridgewater College for a screening of his film Misa’s Fugue and gave a follow-up speaking presentation. Gaston has taught classes on the holocaust for eleven years now, and he is very passionate about the subject. “My passion and interest for Holocaust history comes from […]

Jenner Gives Birth To Baby Girl

March 5, 2018 by

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The youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan has been suspected of being pregnant since September 2017. She finally confirmed her pregnancy on 4 February 2018 on Twitter. Jenner announced she gave birth to a baby girl on 1 February 2018. With this announcement, she also released a beautiful and emotional 11-minute video on her YouTube channel […]

Elephants In Entertainment Industry Find Freedom

February 28, 2018 by

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Elephants in the entertainment industry have been steadily declining  in popularity. Victories such as the rescuing of Nosey the elephant and the reuniting of three circus elephants (Mia, Sita, and Rhea) are paving the way for freeing many elephants that are being mistreated and harmed. Elephants that are still subjected to harsh forms of cruelty […]