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Random Cheese: What are your plans after Graduation?

August 10, 2022 by

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Laura Aulenbach, senior: “I’m going to Moravian University to get a degree in neuroscience and a minor in psychology.” Katrina Fink, senior: “I plan on attending Florida Southern College for a Technical Theatre degree with an emphasis on costume design.” Brynn McDonald, senior: “I will be attending Kutztown to major in communication design.” Erica Kratz, […]

FAHS Quill & Scroll Ceremony Welcomes New Members

August 9, 2022 by

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On May 11th, Fleetwood Area High School had its yearly Quill and Scroll award ceremony. Fleetwood students involved in yearbook, journalism, business, and art all have the chance to be recognized. The awards being presented that night were as follows: Quill and Scroll Inductee, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) Inductee, Outstanding Student in Art, National […]

FAHS Faculty Announces May Students of the Month

August 8, 2022 by

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The Fleetwood Area High School faculty has chosen the Students of the Month for May. Students Owen Roth and Hunter Boyer have received this award.  Both Boyer and Roth have shown hard work and dedication within their school and their community.  Boyer is involved in many activities, including Volleyball, Track, Student Council, Women’s Empowerment Club, […]

’21-’22 School Year Comes to an End

August 8, 2022 by

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With the FAHS school year coming to an end, students share their favorite moments from the ’21-’22 year.  Friendships were made in all sorts of situations. Classes like creative writing with Mrs.Wilkinson allowed the students to connect with one another. With the help of daily journal prompts that were shared out with the class and […]

Fleetwood FBLA Recognized at Awards Ceremony in Hershey

August 5, 2022 by

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On 12 April, The Future Business Leaders of America Awards of Excellence program was held in Hershey, PA. Fleetwood members of FBLA were awarded for their achievements at this year’s competitions. The Fleetwood chapter of FBLA was recognized for its accomplishments this season. It received eighth place in the entire state, also known as the […]

English Teacher Mahnken Retires after 28 Years

August 5, 2022 by

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Ms. Deb Mahnken, English teacher, is retiring after decades teaching at the Fleetwood Area School District. Mahnken has been teaching for 28 years, but she didn’t aim to teach from the beginning. Her first degree was in psychology from Temple University, and she worked at the Delaware Valley Mental Health Foundation with psychotic young adults […]

Philly Schools Start at 9:00 a.m.

June 3, 2022 by

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With the exception of four buildings, schools in Philadelphia are going to be opening up later next school! Philly’s new school time is going to be 9:00 a.m The reason why they are doing this is to help high school students get the rest they need so they are able to learn and comprehend the […]

Fleetwood Prom Held on May 6

June 3, 2022 by

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The 2022 Fleetwood Prom was held on 6 May 2022 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Reading. The Starry Nights and Bright Lights themed event was filled with long-lasting memories.  The event was from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and seeing all of the students dressed up was half the fun.  Around 6:00 p.m., food […]

FAHS Faculty Chooses April Students of the Month

June 2, 2022 by

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The Fleetwood Area High School April Students of the Month have been announced. Students William Ryan and Thomas Schappell received this award for the month of April. Both Ryan and Schappell have dedicated themselves to their school and to their community. Ryan is actively involved in the Youth Football Camp, Legion Hall Breakfasts, and helping […]

FAHS Film Club Hosts First Lock-In Since 2019

June 1, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School’s Film Club held its first lock-in since 2019 on 8 April 2022. The group stayed at the school overnight and watched movies for 13 hours straight. The Lock-In was held in room 100, adviser Mr. Sean Gaston’s room. Gaston is the TV Media and Communications teacher and runs the Film Club […]

Mock-Trial Team Makes Semi-Finals

May 25, 2022 by

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From 24 April to 2 March, Fleetwood Area High School´s Mock Trial team competed in their semi-finals. This year’s Mock Trial team includes Natalie Slusser, Sam Mitten, Kaitlyn Geist, Cassandra Batz, Andrew Haas, Brady Whalen, Noah Stern, Maddie Ammon, and Maddie Fick. Mock Trial is a club offered at Fleetwood. Every November, the Pennsylvania Bar […]

NAHS Hosts 2022 Art Event

May 25, 2022 by

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On 7 May 2022, Fleetwood Area High School’s National Art Honor Society hosted the annual Art Event at the Fleetwood Community Center. The event ran from 12:00 to 4:00 pm and had crafts for elementary to middle school-aged children, as well as vendors and live music from members of the community. Members of the National […]

Three FAHS Students Sign Letter of Intent for Swimming

May 21, 2022 by

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On 21 April 2022, three FAHS students signed their letters of intent. All students are going to different schools but are continuing their swimming careers.  The first swimmer, Maren Schermerhorn, committed to La Salle University and will be majoring in nursing. She has been swimming for twelve years. When looking back at who motivated her […]

FAHS Faculty Names March Students of the Month

May 16, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School’s staff is celebrating the Students of the Month for March 2022. The two students picked for this month are Sadie Eggleston and Duilio Almanza Valdivia. These two students have shown enormous dedication to their school and their community, leading to them receiving this award.  Both students are involved in many clubs […]

FAHS German Club Has Double Dessert

May 11, 2022 by

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Frau Christine Moll and the FAHS German Club are creating two desserts, one for April and one for May. The dessert in April was Black Forest Cake, and the dessert in May is going to be Spaghettieis. The Black Forest Cake is a chocolate cake filled with cherries and has whipped cream and cherries on […]

Palacz Named Physical Education Teacher of the Year for 2022

May 5, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School physical education teach Mr. Joseph Palacz has been named 2022 Physical Education Teacher of the Year. The Slippery Rock college graduate has been teaching for thirty-one years, most of those at Fleetwood.  His overall goal for being a physical education teacher is to help others live a healthy lifestyle. Palacz informs […]

FAHS Spanish Students Make Presentations on Spanish-Themed Films

April 28, 2022 by

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Mrs. Anita Lewis’s Spanish I class recently gave presentations on the movies Coco and Encanto.  The classes were able to do anything they wanted as long as it had to do with the topic of conversation and was class-appropriate.  Some examples of the presentations were board games, food, drawings, and some very interesting sculptures.  “This […]

Fleetwood Students Attend Live Virtual Auschwitz Tour

April 28, 2022 by

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On Thursday, 31 March, media teacher Mr. Sean Gaston screened a live virtual tour of Auschwitz for a group of his students in his Intro to the Holocaust class. The tour was led by an expert guide who answered questions afterward. The tour, held by the Center for Holocaust Education of the East Valley Jewish […]

Science Olympiad Takes on the Regional Competition

April 27, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School students involved in the Science Olympiad team competed on Thursday, March 17, at the Regional competition. With thirteen students competing, Fleetwood placed eighth overall.  The Regional competition has twenty-three events in total, where students compete in pairs or a group of three. There are testing events, project events, or hybrid events […]

FAHS Science Classroom Raises Trout

April 23, 2022 by

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Chemistry teacher Ms. Jennifer Neiman is raising trout in her classroom through the Trout in the Classroom program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The trout are raised from eggs over the next few weeks and will be released in the spring. Through this […]

FAHS Students to See Romeo & Juliet in Philly this April

April 10, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School students are getting the chance to see a live performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet for the first time since the start of the pandemic. This year, 85 students will be attending. The cost of the trip is 40 dollars, and it includes breakfast beforehand as well as lunch on the […]

Film Club Goes to the Movies

April 10, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School’s Film Club went to see Uncharted at Fox Berkshire in Wyomissing on 19 March. The group went to Olive Garden near the theater for dinner before the showing. A small group was in attendance, but there was plenty of film-related discussion over pasta before the 6:00 pm movie.  The general consensus […]

Fleetwood Boys’ Basketball Wins Division Championship

April 4, 2022 by

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For the first time in over 40 years, the Fleetwood Area High School boys’ basketball team has won a division championship. This was accomplished due to their outstanding teamwork and dedication to their peers. “I’d say the game started off difficult. It was close through the first quarter, but we went on a huge run […]

April Fools: FAHS Finals to Be Worth 50% of Yearlong Grade

April 1, 2022 by

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A policy is being adopted this school year in which final exams are now worth 50% of the students’ final grades for the year. The decision was reached after 70% of teachers approved the change.  With this new system, each quarter is now only worth 12.5% of a student’s final grade.  “I think that finals […]