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Fleetwood Prom Requires Mass Planning

May 25, 2017 by


Fleetwood’s junior and senior prom was 19 May. The prom was held at Bear Creek ski resort. “We picked this venue because it was close and available–also, because it will be neat to have two rooms. There is one room to eat in and one for dancing,” history teacher and student council advisor Sue. Nagle […]

Prom Committee Meets Every Friday

May 10, 2017 by


With Prom season in the air, everyone is rushing to get his or her dress or suit picked out and altered. During this time, the prom committee is gathering the supplies they need for decorations and to find the perfect D.J. for this very special night. Juniors Maya Evans, Laura Kaskey, Julia Donahoe, and Sebastian […]

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 […]

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. […]

Fleetwood Boys Tennis Starts Up

March 16, 2017 by


As the upcoming boys’ tennis season quickly approaches, many members are looking ahead with great optimism. Players include freshmen Josh Kopysienski, Zach Haas, Vincent Rudderow, and Aaron Poper; sophomores Nicholas Miller and Nico Touch; juniors Austin Brown and Shawn Bessey; and seniors Kyle Keirstead, Adam Cook, Harry Zheng, Max Pavlick, Jeremy Heist, Cole Strange, and […]

German Club Makes Gingerbread Houses

March 14, 2017 by


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 […]

Fleetwood Golf Team Needs New Members

March 7, 2017 by


As the winter sports come to a close, the fall sports begin to make their way into the interests of many students. With that in mind, there is one fall sport many overlook and don’t think sign up for. The golf team may be in the process of being ignored by the larger student body, […]

Wilkinson Holds Monthly Book Club

March 6, 2017 by


English teacher Mrs. Sarah Wilkinson holds Book Club in her classroom once every month. She assigns a book for the students to read, and they have one month to finish the book. Once the book is finished and it is the date that she assigns the meeting on, all the students come to her room […]

German Club Hosts a Range of Traditional Festivities

November 21, 2016 by


The German Club at Fleetwood focuses primarily on the culture of German-speaking countries and has a wide variety of activities planned for the 2016-2017 school year. Many of the students involved are high school students, but German teacher Mrs. Christine Moll was generous enough to expand this opportunity to her middle school students. There are […]

FAHS Hosts Safe Trick-or-Treat Again

November 18, 2016 by


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 […]

Gun Control Controversy Increases Sales

November 17, 2016 by


One of the primary issues facing presidential candidates today is their stance on the Second Amendment in relation to the rising threat of gun violence in the United States.   The Second Amendment states, “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear […]

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 […]

Freshmen Take Historical Journey Gettysburg

November 2, 2016 by


The annual ninth grade field trip to Gettysburg for 2016 took place on 14 October. It’s roughly the fifth year they have been going on the trip.  This year, approximately 200 students traveled about two hours to their first stop, where they would tour the battlefields. On a two-hour guided tour, students were able to […]

Dorney Park Haunt Terrifies

October 31, 2016 by


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


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 […]

Freshman Participates in Teen Theatre

June 9, 2016 by


Cassidy Vees is a freshman at Fleetwood Area High School. She loves helping people and wants to make a difference. She is a part of an organization called “Teen Theater Ensemble” at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. This is a program that is primarily a theater class that deals with a lot of acting. […]

2016 Art Event Held on 27 February

April 11, 2016 by


One of the most well-received Fleetwood Area High School-affiliated events was recently held. Students around the school were eagerly anticipating the event for months.   Fleetwood’s Art Department and its students held the annual Art Event. Just like in the past, it was held in the cafeteria. The event occurred on Saturday, 27 February. This […]

Fleetwood’s Ski and Snowboard Club Restarts

March 10, 2016 by


The recent winter weather has provided optimal conditions for skiing and snowboarding. With natural snow on the ground for the first time this year, local skiers and snowboarders are finally able to go out without relying on synthetic snow. “Real snow can be slower, but it can get into places that fake snow can’t. It […]

Voices Accepting New Reporters

February 5, 2016 by


Have you ever wanted to write and be published in a newspaper? Have you ever wanted to be paid to do so? If so, Voices is the newspaper segment for you. Voices is a section in the Reading Eagle that gives the high school students of Berks County a chance to voice their opinions about […]

Fleetwood Community Theater Turns Thirty

January 26, 2016 by


The Fleetwood Community Theater (FCT) is a nonprofit organization that has been bringing the Fleetwood community together for 30 years. FCT is, in all actuality, a little bit older than 30. The group was originally a show group located at St. Paul’s UCC called the “Messengers” until they became their own group in 1986. Members […]

German Club Enjoys Reading Liederkranz

December 3, 2015 by


Fleetwood Area High School’s German Club recently took its annual trip to the Reading Liederkranz. Twenty-two students, accompanied by German Teacher Frau Christine Moll, attended the Liederkranz on 3 November. The Reading Liederkranz was founded in July of 1885. The Liederkranz moved to its current location in 1909. It still stands 130 years later as […]

Students Saw “Something Rotten,” but Trip Was Far From It

November 18, 2015 by


Chorus, ETC., and theater students had the opportunity to go on a trip to New York City to see the musical Something Rotten. On the morning of 28 October, everyone boarded a bus to the city. Students were very excited for this adventure, although it was a rainy and gloomy day. The group was able […]

Fleetwood Area Community Theatre Opens Show

November 3, 2015 by


The Fleetwood Area Community Theater has been around for twenty-nine years. They are a nonprofit organization that works with the community to put on productions for the public. They do not yet have a home of their own, so the plays are held at the St. Paul’s church in Fleetwood and at Fleetwood Area High […]

Florida is Favorite Vacation Spot for Fleetwood

May 22, 2015 by


Summer is right around the corner, and families are starting to plan their vacations. A lot of families go to the same vacation spots every year as a family tradition. A survey went around Fleetwood Area High School.  Students were asked where they go on vacation–or, if they don’t go on vacation, where they would […]