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Violins of Hope Opens in Berks County

December 30, 2021 by

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Through music and presentations, Violins of Hope tells us the story of renewed instruments that once were played during the Holocaust.  Violins of Hope recently opened in Berks County, informing citizens of the horrific acts of the Holocaust through instruments that were played by the victims themselves. “The Violins of Hope program came to Reading […]

Fleetwood High School Class of 2022 Takes Their Senior Trip

November 10, 2021 by

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A few weeks ago, eager high school seniors had the chance to take a break from their schoolwork by undertaking their main field trip for the year. Fleetwood’s 2022 Graduating Class traveled to Manheim, Pennsylvania, to attend the 2021 Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. The gates opened at 11:00 a.m.  There were many activities in which to […]

Fleetwood Students Enjoy Hunting Season

February 14, 2020 by

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The 2019 Hunting season has come and gone, and it was a popular recreation for Fleetwood students. Rifle season started earlier than usual this year; instead of the Monday following Thanksgiving, it was the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Many fine young Fleetwood students  started hunting around the same age. “[I started]  when I was ten years […]

German Club Goes to Liederkranz

February 7, 2020 by

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“Students look forward to this event year after year,” German teacher Christine Moll said.  The Liederkranz is a trip that the German Club runs every year. This trip gives students a chance to experience an accurate German meal. This allows them to have a cultural experience that they would not otherwise have.  This annual trip […]

Local Girl Scout’s Troop Offers Many Opportunities

January 17, 2020 by

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“I have fourteen girls from three different school districts in the troop, and many of the girls said that this has been one of the first places they feel accepted and have made friends,” Fleetwood business teacher Rebecca Heiser said.  There are so many positive opportunities that come from joining the scouts, ranging from leadership […]

German Club Goes to Liederkranz

January 7, 2020 by

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 “Students look forward to this event year after year,” German teacher Christine Moll said.  The Liederkranz is a trip that the German Club runs every year. This trip gives students a chance to experience an accurate German meal. This allows them to have a cultural experience that they would not otherwise have.  This annual trip […]

Relay-for-Life Hosts Annual Safe Trick-or-Treat

November 27, 2019 by

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Fleetwood’s Relay-for-Life hosted a Safe Trick-or-Treat for children of all ages. On Tuesday, 22 October, Relay-for-Life held a Safe Trick-or-Treat at The Fleetwood Area High School. Relay-for-Life is a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society and other cancer-related institutions. Every year, over 5,000 Relay-for-Life events take place in over twenty countries. Events are usually […]

Ms. Moll Invites Students to Join German Club

November 12, 2019 by

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 The German Club, led by Frau Christine Moll at the Fleetwood Area High School, gives students the ability to experience a fun side of German language and culture without academic expectations.  The club is one of many clubs provided by the Fleetwood Area School District in which students in grades six through twelve are free […]

Field of Screams 2019 Scares Again

October 17, 2019 by

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The Field of Screams owner Jim Schopf invites student press out for an all-expense paid evening to his attractions. Attendees received four VIP passes, access to an open-air VIP lounge, a buffet, and the ability to skip all lines. Fleetwood students senior Kyler Tregear, senior Jamin Valick, and his younger brother Jaiden Valick attended this […]

German Club Makes Spaghetti Eis

June 19, 2019 by

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The German Club has a habit of making various foods from the German culture, such as black forest cherry cake. This time around, the club is going to make something a little odd. Picture a plate of spaghetti and a bowl of vanilla ice cream. Now mash the two together. Spaghetti eis is what the […]

Random Cheese: What is your favorite place to travel?

May 22, 2019 by

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Paige Garrett ( Grade 11)–“Clearwater beach in Florida, because they have the best waves for surfing and they have the best sunsets, and that’s where I have a lot of good memories with my dad.” Kenzie Miller (Grade 10)–“I love any beach really; the freeness of the ocean and the waves, it just  all feels […]

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 […]

April Fools: Prom Venue Changed to Aux Gym

April 1, 2019 by

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On 1 March 2019, it was decided that prom would be held in the high school instead of the planned venue at Bear Creek. Due to a lack of funds, prom will have to be held at the high school. Since there will be school on Friday, there will not be enough time to decorate […]

FAHS Library Hosts ‘What’s in the Box’ Hunt

October 24, 2018 by

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“What’s in the Box?” is a code breaking, cipher solving scavenger hunt around the library here at Fleetwood High School. The hunt consists of 23 steps, each progressively more challenging than the last. Once completed, students find the key that opens the box, and they get their choice of prizes in the box. “It is […]

Dog Fighting Still an American Pandemic

October 16, 2018 by

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Dog fighting is an all too common horror. In many places, even locally, these events are the “norm.” The cruel environments that these dogs are kept in often triggers a survival mode instinct. The dogs are often starved, beaten, injected with steroids, chained, trained in harsh conditions, and much more. Once a dogs are deemed […]

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 […]

Field of Screams Scares for Twenty-Five Years

October 3, 2018 by

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Field of Screams kicked off its twenty-fifth anniversary with a new attraction. Brothers Jim and Gene Schopf brought FOS to life in 1993, using their family farm as the site of the attraction. As kids, their mom would try to scare them by playing a vinyl record of Disney Haunted Mansion, and they also owned […]

Homecoming Week 2018 Arrives

October 1, 2018 by

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“I hope you guys win. It would be cool for your senior year, and you won the past three years already,” chemistry teacher Mr. Matthew Biniek said.       Homecoming is coming up, and the seniors want to win for the fourth year in a row. This year’s senior theme is the Scientific Seniors. Students will […]

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen that Hurts Reefs

June 8, 2018 by

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Coral reefs have been dying for quite some time. Scientists discovered that a product in some sunscreens has been killing them. Now, Hawaii is trying to get those sunscreens banned to save the reefs. So what part of the sunscreen is harmful? The active ingredient oxybenzone. “A study published in October 2015 showed that oxybenzone, […]

Film Club Hosts Annual Lock-In

April 25, 2018 by

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On 20 April, a group of high school students who are part of Fleetwood’s film club participated in the annual overnight film club lock-in with club advisors Mr. Sean D. Gaston, Mr. Zachary Steven Houp, and Mrs. Erin Barnett. They watched a marathon of 7 films. The films were Miami Connection, The Disaster Artist, The […]

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 […]

FAHS German Club Celebrates Oktoberfest

November 6, 2017 by

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When Prince Ludwig married Princess Theresa, it started a 200-year tradition. The celebration started 22 September 1810 and ended 7 October. The reason it is called Oktoberfest is that it originally started in October but has changed to September due to weather. There are many traditions for Oktoberfest that people do. Some traditional food are […]

The Nasados Siblings Steal the Variety Show

October 31, 2017 by

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At the Fleetwood Area High School Homecoming Variety Show, two student’s performances stuck out, performances that are sure to become legendary in the years to come. These performances were by beloved members of the student body, Joshua and Veronica Nasados. But why and how did these two come to be in the variety show? To […]