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Annual Shakespeare Trip Goes to Drexel

February 7, 2018 by


This spring, English teacher Mr. Marc Walter and a group of Fleetwood Area High School students will be going on a field trip to Drexel University in Philadelphia to see a play of Shakespeare’s famous work “Romeo and Juliet.” “One cannot truly appreciate his plays until they experience them as they were intended–performed, not read. […]

Fleetwood Senior Qualifies for National Orchestra

December 1, 2017 by


Fleetwood Area High School senior Marisalley George made National Orchestra. George was “honestly really surprised” when she found out that she qualified,  given there were many other people who auditioned for the orchestra. She has been playing the viola since she was in fourth grade because the viola caught her attention the most when her […]

Spring Concert Earns High Praise

June 6, 2017 by


On Friday, 12 May, The Choral and Jazz spring concert took place, and students were very eager to share their experience. Nicole Powers had a lot to say about the weather that night. “It was awarm, but not so warm, only so warm as to almost wear a jacket but not quite cold enough to […]

Once upon a Mattress No Sleeper

May 16, 2017 by


In March, months of rehearsal came to a close, and the drama club put on four performances of Once Upon a Mattress for the community. Students who took part in the show said that their efforts paid off and the show was a success. “I was very exhausted post-show week, but I know that the […]

Fleetwood Holds Annual Art Event

March 29, 2017 by


On 25 February, 2017, the Fleetwood Art Department hosted the annual Art Event. Students of all grades from a variety of art classes held their own creation stations for local children to come take part in fundraising for the department. “To prepare for the art event, we had to line up each station and collect […]

Fleetwood To Visit Pigeon Forge, TN

March 28, 2017 by


On April 6-9, the Fleetwood Area High School music department will be departing for Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, for their annual department trip. Students all across the department have been fundraising for several months to help pay for their travel and lodging fees. “I’m not very good at fundraising, but I received a fair amount of […]

Pasta, Presto Served in Fleetwood

March 27, 2017 by


On March 4 2017, hundreds of students from grades 3-12 in the Fleetwood Area School District took part in the annual Fleetwood Amera Music Association Pasta and Presto Fundraiser. Families and community members were welcomed to the school to enjoy performances from ensembles all across the district and eat a pasta dinner to benefit FAMA. […]

Buddy Holly Lesson by Principal Herman

March 15, 2017 by


On 2 March, Principal Stephen Herman taught a lesson about musician Buddy Holly and his influence on music in the 1950’s. Buddy Holly was a rock and roll singer. He is known to  many as the person who started rock and roll. He inspired so many, including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Elton John, John Lennon, […]

How Do Movies Work?

January 30, 2017 by


Movies. Pictures. Films. Cinemas. Motion Pictures. Movies date all the way back to the year 1878. Movies come in so many different genres. Comedy, thriller, horror, and drama are some of the most watched movie genres according to, with comedies coming in first place. The love for comedies comes from the viewer looking to […]

Random Cheese: What is Your Prediction For Best Picture?

January 26, 2017 by


What is your prediction for Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards? “La La Land,” senior Daffeny Wolf said. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” senior Max Pavlick said. “La La Land,” junior Laura Kaskey said. “La La Land,” junior Audrey Agnew said. “Moana,” junior Maya Evans said.

The Bachelor Returns For Season 21

January 24, 2017 by


Earlier this month, The Bachelor returned to ABC for its twenty-first season. This installment of the show follows the journey of Bachelor Nick Viall of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The season marks the fourth appearance of Nick in The Bachelor Franchise. He had previously been runner-up on both Andi Dorfman’s and Kaitlyn Bristowe’s seasons of The Bachelorette […]

Fleetwood Craft Show a Success

January 13, 2017 by


 As many people struggled to find a parking spot early at 10:00 a.m., this year’s craft show looked like a major success. Parking was extended over to the middle school parking lot, and it was only the beginning of the long day the volunteers had ahead. There were over 150 vendors this year, about 30 […]

Gilmore Girls Reboot Airs on Netflix

January 6, 2017 by


On 25 November 2016, millions of fans tuned in to the long awaited season eight of popular TV series Gilmore Girls. This reboot comes nearly ten years after the seventh season of the show was abruptly canceled in 2007. The return to the familiar Connecticut town of Stars Hollow has brought on a whirlwind of […]

Fleetwood Students Attend “Fiddler On The Roof” in NYC

November 8, 2016 by


Each year, the Fleetwood choral and theater program offers a trip to New York City to see a show on Broadway. This year’s performance was Fiddler on the Roof. This spectacular show was a great opportunity to show the theater students a professional musical before they perform their own for the school. Students attended a […]

Firefly Concert Scheduled for 16 June

June 2, 2016 by


Firefly is a huge concert that happens over a certain amount of days with multiple performers. This year, Firefly will take place at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. It will run from 16 June 2016 (time to be determined) until 19 June 2016. There will be one hundred and eleven different bands, trap artists, […]

Fleetwood Area High School Production of The Wizard of Oz a Success

June 1, 2016 by


After months of hard work, the cast and crew of Fleetwood’s production of The Wizard of Oz carried out the play from Thursday, 14 April, to Sunday, 17 April. The show was only made possible after countless hours of preparation. The Wizard of Oz featured four main characters. Senior Juliet Cornell played the lead role […]

Artifact 2016 in the Works

February 11, 2016 by


Artifact is a book put together every year by the students of Fleetwood Area High School. It includes amazing writings of every kind and wonderful artwork made by the talented students at Fleetwood. Anyone can submit art or writings for Artifact. The deadline for submission was 10 January. The theme this year is, “Accepting multi-hued points […]

FAHS Winter Concert Is A Holiday Hit

January 28, 2016 by


Band, Chorus, and Orchestra members alike waited in anticipation for their performances in Fleetwood’s 2015 Winter Concert held on 10 December 2015. The auditorium was filled with family and friends of performing musicians, with bouquets lining the edge of the stage. Just outside of the auditorium, musicians could be found warming up their voices and […]

The Force Awakens at FAHS

January 22, 2016 by


On 18 December 2015, several students went to see the highly anticipated new Star Wars movie. As the first movie from the franchise in 10 years, and the first movie since Disney bought Lucasfilm, the expectations were high. With a producer and director like J.J. Abrams, who has previously produced movies like the reboot of Star Trek, […]

Something Rotten Is Anything But

November 24, 2015 by


On 28 October, the theater class, ETC students, and seniors in chorus took a trip to New York to see the Broadway production of Something Rotten. Something Rotten was a fantastic show not once lacking in spirit or comedy. I loved the opening song; it was stuck in my head the entire rest of the […]

Bieber Roast Creates Buzz all Over the World

May 19, 2015 by


On 14 March 2014, Comedy Central held the “Roast of Justin Bieber,” which created a buzz all over the world. The roast consisted of many stars, including Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Shaquille O’Neal, Chris D’Elia, Natasha Leggero, Pete Davidson, and Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy, and, of course, the host […]

Berks Jazz Fest Celebrates 25 Years

April 23, 2015 by


The annual Berks Jazz Fest is presented by The Berks Arts Council, located in Reading, PA. Their mission is to cultivate, promote, and support the arts in the community. This year is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Berks Jazz Fest. The Jazz Fest takes place from 10 April to 19 April. This includes Jazz, bebop, blues, funk, […]

Recent Rap Albums Receive Positive Praise

April 7, 2015 by


The past couple months have given birth to a couple of fantastic hip-hop/rap albums from artists including J.Cole, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar.  Another will soon come from Kanye West. With many other artists also planning to drop albums this year, it seems as if 2015 will be a very fruitful year in the rap industry. […]

Boyertown Theatre Closes

March 25, 2015 by


There is small theatre in Boyertown on North Reading Avenue that was there for many years, but the property is now for sale. It opened in the year 1912 but closed on 7 March, after 103 years of playing shows for the citizens. “It has been an honor to serve as the custodian,” Kevin Rhude […]