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FAHS Students Approach New Year with High Hopes

January 21, 2021 by

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The year 2020 was eventful in all the wrong ways, but many hope 2021 can land more smoothly for Fleetwood students. “Last year was tough because of everything going on. But I feel like I’ve grown as a person in 2020 and have learned so many new things to use in my future,” Amy Fitzgerald […]

FASD Transitions to SSO Authentication on Zoom

January 21, 2021 by

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As zoom progresses, so do SSO zoom calls. Fleetwood has been in a hybrid system with two days online per student per week. Online days will change with this update. SSO is based on a trust relationship set up between an application, known as the service provider, and an identity provider. This trust relationship is […]

Will Fleetwood Go Virtual or Remain Hybrid?

January 4, 2021 by

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Will Fleetwood ever go fully virtual? Fleetwood started virtual last year, but by the end of summer, the hybrid system began. As the months have gone by, students have begun to prefer the hybrid system over the virtual one. Some virtual students believe they can’t work at their fullest potential. But, if cases keep rising, […]

Downs, Leininger Sign Letters of Intent

December 14, 2020 by

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Fleetwood students Olivia Downs and Sarah Leininger have signed their National Letters of Intent.  Olivia will be attending Widener for swimming, and Sarah will be attending Millersville for Girls Volleyball.  The NCAA manages the daily operations of the NLI program while the Collegiate Commissioners Association (CCA) provides governance oversight of the program. It started in […]

School Lunch Funding Decreases Amidst Pandemic

December 2, 2020 by

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Only a quarter of students are eating lunch from the cafeteria this year; even fewer are eating breakfast. Even though the school lunches and breakfasts are free, only a quarter of kids are getting lunch from the cafeteria, which lowers the USDA funding to be able to provide these meals because they do not receive […]

German Students Signing up for Friendship Connections

November 16, 2020 by

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German students are in the process of signing up for Friendship Connections.  If any students are interested in finding out more, he or she can approach Mrs. Christine Moll, German teacher, with any questions. It usually takes place between March and April.  Up until 2020, the Friendship Connection successfully arranged four-week ¨home-to-home¨ exchanges every year […]

BVA Manages FAHS Virtual Electives

November 15, 2020 by

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Do you ever sit in front of a screen too long and feel your eyes start to burn? This is called a “digital eye strain.” The blue light that a computer screen emits is very harmful to the eyes after long periods of time, and many virtual students attending Fleetwood are struggling with this issue.  […]

FAHS Hosts Miller-Keystone Blood Drive

November 15, 2020 by

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Anyone interested in participating in and learning more about the FAHS blood drive should ask science teacher Mrs. Jennifer Neiman or visit Miller Keystone´s website giveapint.org.  There have been two student drives recently, one on 16 October and the one on 26 October. On 21 October, there was a drive held for the public. If […]

Sacha Joseph and Kenny Au Win Homecoming Court

October 19, 2020 by

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On Wednesday, 7 October, Kenny Au and Sacha Joseph were crowned King and Queen of homecoming during a live stream.  Last year, Mamadou Jalloh and Michaela Kaskey were crowned King and Queen of Homecoming. For Fleetwood, Homecoming has been around for a long time. “I’ve heard about Hallway Decorating occurring since the early 2000s, and […]

Homecoming Court: Who Are They?

October 12, 2020 by

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“I am super surprised I’m on Homecoming Court! People keep congratulating me and it’s weird but it’s super sweet!” senior Kenzie Miller said. Ten seniors were voted on this year’s Homecoming Court and have shared their thoughts about the dance, grade competition, and predictions for the final vote. Homecoming is a special day for each […]

Cheerleading and Football Seniors Honored

February 18, 2020 by

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At the end of every football season, the sideline cheerleading squad and football team have their annual senior walk as peers say their final goodbyes to the seniors who have put in years of hard work and dedication to the programs. The senior walk consists of a team dinner that is then followed by the […]

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 […]

Fleetwood in Top 6% of Schools in PA

February 13, 2020 by

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The Future Ready PA Index shows residents how each school is performing academically and which direction each school is trending. Fleetwood is performing second best in the county, right under Kutztown. Six years ago, when Mr. Stephen Herman was not principal, Fleetwood was in the bottom 15% of all high schools in the state. Now, […]

Fleetwood Area High School Hosts Annual Craft Show

February 11, 2020 by

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The annual Holiday Craft Show was held at the Fleetwood Area High School on 16 November.  The Craft Show, which has been held for the last fourteen years, is Fleetwood’s largest fundraiser. It helps the Fleetwood FBLA chapter and the 2022 graduating class.  This year was the largest one yet. There were over 170 vendors […]

NAHS Students Given Opportunity to Teach Art Classes

February 10, 2020 by

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Are you or anyone you know interested in taking an art class? If so, consider Homeschool MAKERspace ART classes. Every other Friday afternoon in the Community Center, art classes will be taught by Fleetwood Area High School’s own National Art Honors Society (NAHS) students. These classes were set up by the Community Center to help […]

Fleetwood Boys Soccer Dominates Lancaster Mennonite for their 13th District Championship

February 5, 2020 by

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In a battle between Fleetwood and Lancaster Mennonite, Fleetwood players enjoyed victory in avenging last year’s loss. Their great achievement resulted in the Tigers’ thirteenth district championship. Fleetwood junior Hunter Smith scored the winning goal after dribbling down the sideline with six minutes, twenty-five seconds remaining in overtime.   Smith was fired up once overtime had […]

Students Take Trip to NYC to Learn about Berlin Wall

January 21, 2020 by

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Fleetwood German teacher Ms. Christine Moll and her students went on a trip to the Consulate General of Germany in New York City. They went on 6 November, and the group learned about the history of the Berlin Wall. It was the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the night from […]

FBLA Regional Leadership Conference around the Corner

January 20, 2020 by

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FBLA’ s Regional Leadership Conference is around the corner, and Fleetwood is starting to prepare.  Every year, Pennsylvania regions one through twenty-eight hold a Regional Leadership Conference in which members compete in an event relating to the ideas and principles of FBLA. Members have a choice of taking an individual or team test, competing in […]

Fleetwood Boys’ Basketball Starting Up

January 17, 2020 by

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What’s a better way to spend a cold winter night than sitting in a warm gym watching the Fleetwood Tigers boys’ basketball team win?  The basketball season is getting very close, and the boys are excited to get out there and play the court. After all those long practices and plays they have to learn, […]

November’s Students of the Month Recognized

January 16, 2020 by

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Two students at Fleetwood Area High School were honored as November’s Student of the Month because of their dedication and contribution to the school and community. Emma Crissman believes she was chosen because she maintains good standing with her teachers and always tries her best in school and her extracurricular activities. Zach Haas believes he […]

Fleetwood FBLA Partners with Superheroes for Autism

January 15, 2020 by

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Fleetwood students and FBLA members sophomore Nikki Kopycienski, senior Josh Kopycienski, and senior Megan Zimmerman are partnering with the non-profit organization Superheroes for Autism.  Superheroes for Autism is an organization whose main focus is to spread awareness of autism. They offer support to Berks County families who are struggling with autism.  The organization started as […]

Meet Wesley Seaman: The Junior Who Does It All

January 15, 2020 by

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Fleetwood junior Wesley Seaman is a jack-of-all-trades. Wes plays goalkeeper for the soccer team while also punting and kicking for the football team in the fall. In addition to soccer and football, Seaman is the catcher for the baseball team in the spring. Wes has been a part of both the soccer team and baseball […]

October Students-of-the-Month Announced

January 14, 2020 by

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Two Fleetwood Area High School Students were honored as October Students of the Month for their hard work and dedication to the school and community. The October 2019 honorees are Andrew Slusser and Yanling Chen. Andrew Slusser is viewed as an incredible role model and conscientious student at Fleetwood. He participates in tennis, soccer, basketball, […]

High School Purchases New Stage Curtains

January 14, 2020 by

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What could be a better way to make Fleetwood’s school auditorium look nicer than to purchase some brand new stage curtains? Fleetwood Area High School decided that it was time for new stage curtains for the auditorium after they realized the previous ones were torn and had a prominent stain on the front from years […]