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Two Fleetwood Seniors Named February Students of the Month

March 22, 2023 by


Fleetwood seniors Addison Hostetler and Emily Walbert were named February students of the month at FAHS. This award is a large accomplishment and shows the work ethic of both students.  Addison Hostetler, daughter of Brian and Christie Hostetler, is involved in student council, science olympiad, Model UN, chorus, volleyball, bowling, track, National Honor Society, Rho […]

Schools Become Battlegrounds for State Gender Politics

March 17, 2023 by


Many teenagers do not express to their parents that they would like to change their gender or pronouns. They do not think their parents would approve and do not want to risk disappointing them. In many religious communities, various forms of gender and sexual expression are frowned upon. This can be a major factor in […]

Clark and Menet Named December Students of the Month

March 6, 2023 by


Two deserving seniors, Taylor Clark and Laura Menet, were named December students of the month by FAHS faculty. Both students take part in numerous activities inside and outside of school.  Taylor Clark, the daughter of Michael and Sherry Clark, is involved in the student council, yearbook, and women’s empowerment club. She is an officer of […]

FAHS Seniors are Awarded November Students of the Month

February 8, 2023 by


Fleetwood seniors Baxter Biehl and Samuel Mitten were recently named November Students of the Month.  Baxter Biehl, the son of Bradley and Brooke Biehl, participates in numerous activities for Fleetwood. He is involved in soccer, tennis, volleyball, men’s chorus, band, chorus, orchestra, choraliers, wind ensemble, vocal ensemble, pit orchestra, marching band, jazz band, chess club, […]

This Baker Works with a Different Kind of Pi

February 2, 2023 by


Ms. Vanessa Baker is a new math teacher in the Fleetwood Area School District. She teaches 10th and 11th grade in room 206. Teaching SAT prep, geometry, and Algebra 2, she is 22 years old, and she graduated from Albright College in the Spring of 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Secondary teaching. Baker […]

Fleetwood Seniors Ready to Play College Ball

January 30, 2023 by


On November 9, 2022, six Fleetwood student-athletes signed their National Letter of Intent. Two of those athletes were Kaitlyn Pytleski and Tyler Szilli. Kaitlyn Pytleski committed to Kutztown University to play softball and Tyler Szilli decided to continue his baseball career at Alvernia.  Tyler has been playing baseball for 12 years. His passion for the sport […]

Fleetwood Senior Siblings Sign Letters of Intent

January 27, 2023 by


It’s off to college lacrosse for some Fleetwood twins. Jocelyn and Karissa Doerr are seniors at Fleetwood Area High School. They play lacrosse for the Schuylkill Valley Panthers. On November 9th, they signed letters of intent to play lacrosse for the University of Mount Olive in Mount Olive, North Carolina. Jocelyn and Karissa Doerr were among […]

Is the Snow Day Dead?

January 23, 2023 by


Fleetwood Area High School Flexible Instruction Days (FID) are meant to benefit students education. An important aspect of high school is making sure grades are good and one’s mind is focused on school work, studying, and homework. Snow days can be different for many people. “FID days are pointless when it comes to doing work,” Fleetwood […]

COVID-19 Still Altering the Teaching Profession

January 13, 2023 by


The COVID-19 virus has affected many. In one way or another, it has changed everyone’s life. Schooling experienced much change as a whole. COVID affected the students and the classroom, but had perhaps the largest impact on teachers. Teachers had to cope with students being out because of COVID, half of the school missing each […]

COVID-19 Represents a Clear Stumbling Block for Students

January 11, 2023 by


After the effects of COVID-19 on the entire school system, students have felt the impact in a variety of ways. Grades, assignments, and attendance have seen these most alterations. In order to understand the impact COVID had, it’s important to find out how students responded after feeling its effects. “Before the pandemic, about 1 in […]

COVID-19 Still Affecting Classrooms

January 10, 2023 by


For two years, the American education system saw unprecedented changes to environments and structure. How did Fleetwood handle the change? Covid-19 created a shift in classroom dynamics that affected both students and teachers. Some things made a positive change, while others are still plighting the school with disconnectivity and fear. As students and staff looked […]

The Recycling is Mingling

December 13, 2022 by


Shiny, a plastic cup, is a number one. He went to a factory, and then he was melted down and squeezed into a microwave dinner tray. Shiny is now a number four. He will be put into recycling again, but he may never be anything but a microwave dinner tray.  The recycling of plastic is […]

Math Club Members Compete at Kutztown University

November 30, 2022 by


On October 27, 2022, senior math club members Ruohan Chen and Samuel Mitten competed against other high schoolers in the Keystone Symposium. This event, which is known as “The Inagurabal Keystone Symposium on Mathematics Research by High School Students,” creates an outlet for high schoolers to present a solution to a math-related problem. “For the […]

Fleetwood to Perform Student-Directed One-Act Plays

November 21, 2022 by


The Fleetwood Area High School will be performing one-act plays on Wednesday,  November 16. The plays will start at 7:00 p.m., and there will be a $5 charge at the door.  There will be two plays, the first called “Four A.M.” and the second called “Check Please” with an intermission in between.  The director of […]

President Pardons Pot Possessors

November 18, 2022 by


President Biden is a one-time drug war hawk who is now pardoning pot offenders. On October 6, 2022, President Biden took to Twitter to announce the policy “As I’ve said before, no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana. Today I’m taking steps to end our failed approach. Allow me to […]

Fleetwood’s Baxter Biehl Bound for Nationals

November 17, 2022 by


“He’s in the top 1% of students I’ve encountered in my career,” high school choral director Mrs. Catherine WIlliamson said. Baxter Biehl made the National Band in his senior year and will be attending the festival this November. He has advanced through four levels of competitive festivals to make it this far, and his musical […]

Fleetwood Soccer Team Primed to Go All the Way

November 16, 2022 by


Fleetwood is known for its soccer, winning the state title 3 times in its history. This year, the team is planning to go back with a record of 16-1-1. Fleetwood soccer has been awaiting this victory for the past four years. “Are we better this year than last year?” sophomore soccer player Lukas Landis said.¨Yes, […]

Chiarelli and Devlin Named October Students of the Month

November 15, 2022 by


For the month of October, seniors Melania Chiarelli and Delaney Devlin were announced as Students of the Month.  Both students are involved in multiple activities in and out of school.  Melania, the daughter of Anita and Gianluca, has taken part in soccer, drama club, yearbook, student council, and chorus.  For the community, she is a […]

Hoffman Transitions from Student Teacher to Faculty Member

November 9, 2022 by


Ms. Hailey Hoffman, the new Fleetwood Area High School English teacher who teaches English 9 to 11, is from originally from Bridgewater, New Jersey, which she still frequently visits about twice a month.  Hoffman knew she wanted to be a teacher starting around the age of 4 or 5. “School was always my favorite game […]

Fleetwood Soccer Undefeated

November 2, 2022 by


The Fleetwood Area High School soccer team is red hot, without taking a single loss while leaving opponents in the dust. According to MaxPreps Website, the team was ranked 15th in the state as of October 3. They were also ranked first in their division as well, 222nd out of the entire nation.  It doesn’t […]

FAHS Names September Students of the Month

November 1, 2022 by


As a Fleetwood student of the month, a person has to show a lot of hard work and dedication. Recent students of the month Emily Wessner and Andrew Haas are doing everything they can to be good students. “I think I deserve the position of student of the month because of my heavy involvement here […]

Davin Millisock Is a Sophomore Soccer Star

October 24, 2022 by


Fleetwood Area High School student Davin Millisock has outdone himself for Fleetwood’s soccer team this season. Davin is in the graduating class of 2025 and is a soccer star who just keeps getting better and better. Davin has been playing soccer since he was three years old. He really got into the sport by watching […]

Neiman Named New FAHS Assistant Principal

October 18, 2022 by


As of the 2022-2023 school year, former science teacher Ms. Jennifer Neiman has taken the role of assistant principal at Fleetwood Area High School, replacing Mr. Thomas Salpino II.  The science teacher of 15 years decided to apply for the job when she realized she enjoyed taking part in larger problems in the school.  While […]

Homecoming Kicks off Another New School Year

October 17, 2022 by


Every year, Fleetwood students, staff, and the surrounding community come together to celebrate a Fleetwood athletic event for Homecoming, and this year that was a recent football game.  According to a Hall of Fame Plaque and Sign article,  “The earliest beginnings of Homecoming date back to college alumni football games…to bring everyone back home and […]