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Dye Eggs the Natural Way

April 10, 2017 by

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Before egg dye and food coloring existed, people would paint their eggs naturally. They would use materials such as onion skins or peelings from beets and apples. Doing this naturally gives the eggs a more exotic and natural look, rather than dipping them in color or painting them with cotton swabs. Susan Shelly wrote an […]

German Club Makes Gingerbread Houses

March 14, 2017 by

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The German club took part in Gingerbread house making for the recent holiday season.  This event took place on 21 December 2016. One may not be aware of the history of gingerbread houses. The edible mock houses one  sees today originated in Germany due to the popular tale, Hansel and Gretel. However, gingerbread being shaped […]

FAHS Hosts Safe Trick-or-Treat Again

November 18, 2016 by

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The Safe Trick-or-Treat was held on 26 October from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the High School. Parents could bring their children for $5.00 per trick-or-treater; the money was donated to The American Cancer Society. “We’re absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to host the Safe Trick or Treat this year for The American Cancer Society,” Jonathan […]

Dorney Park Haunt Terrifies

October 31, 2016 by

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On 23 September, Dorney Park Haunt opened up for the first time this season. At Dorney Park, there are many new attractions that were added for the Haunt season. The biggest difference between The Haunt and Dorney Park during the summer is the actors walking around. There are clowns, vampires, and sliders. Sliders are the […]

Field of Screams Returns for 2016

October 17, 2016 by

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Field of Screams is a haunted attraction that’s been around for twenty-six years that was created by brothers Gene and Jim Schopf. It includes a haunted hayride, two haunted houses, and a haunted trail. They have four heart-pounding attractions.  There’s the Nocturnal Wasteland, which is their newest and most terrifying attraction. It’s a trail in […]

Holiday Honors Service To Country

May 27, 2016 by

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Memorial Day is a day on which those who died in active military service are remembered. Memorial Day will be celebrated on the thirtieth of May this year, the last Monday of the month. This day is considered a federal holiday in the United States. Memorial Day used to be recognized as “Decoration Day,” which was first […]

Easter’s History is Egg-cellent

March 18, 2016 by

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Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is Christianity’s most important holiday. It has been called a moveable feast because it does not fall on a set date every year. Christian churches in the West all celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox on March 21. […]