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Young 20-Person FAHS Cheerleading Team Faces Challenges and Successes

October 14, 2021 by

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This year’s twenty-person Fleetwood cheerleading team faces the challenges and successes of being a young team. With only one senior, the cheer team has really had to step up. Freshmen have had to take charge, and juniors have gone through the expectations of taking more leadership unlike previous years. Rachel Shigo, an alumna of FAHS, […]

Relay for Life Volunteers Aspire to Make a Difference

October 11, 2021 by

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Dr. Gordon Klatt’s twenty-four-hour walk for cancer research created a movement, touched hearts, and saved lives, and, for that, his legacy will live on.  Klatt walked around a track to raise money for cancer research. From that, he created Relay For Life, where people all around the world fundraised for this goal.  According to secure.acsevents.org, […]

FAHS Journalism Looks a Little Different This Year

June 4, 2021 by

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“Getting to be in journalism, I get to see what is going on around me,” sophomore journalist Jessica Kopycienski said. Journalism has been a part of Fleetwood Area High School for a long time. Existing records show that next year will be its 30th year, but there is a strong possibility it has been going […]

Senior Art Wall Displays FAHS Student Creations

May 29, 2021 by

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“For the seniors in senior art, it’s their way to show off what they’ve done throughout high school,” senior Abby Kile said. Every year for the art show, Fleetwood Area High school allows seniors in senior art to showcase all of their art. They each have a section of the art hallway to put any […]

Texas School District Creates a More Gender-Neutral Dress Code

May 29, 2021 by

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Trevor Wilkinson has been struggling with being himself in school. He tries doing so by getting a fresh manicure, but this also earned him a suspension.  Wilkinson, 18, an openly gay teen in Abilene, Texas–about 140 miles west of Fort Worth–had been suspended several times from Clyde High School for wearing nail polish because it […]

April Students of the Month Are Kylie Frain and Sacha Joseph

May 16, 2021 by

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FAHS faculty recently named Kylie Frain and Sacha Joseph students of the month for April. Frain is the daughter of Barry and Stacey Frain of Blandon. Her future plans include attending Kutztown University. Frain has been involved in the following clubs/activities at Fleetwood Area High School: Film Club (President), Interact Club, Future Business Leaders of […]

Fleetwood Track and Field Strong in Spite of COVID

May 7, 2021 by

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“It’s fun to hang out with people with the same interests as you, sports-wise,” senior Abby Kile said about her experiences on FAHS’s track and field team. This year, track and field is a little different due to COVID safety measures. Masks are mandatory most of the time, and concession stands seem to be a […]

FAHS FBLA Goes to States

May 2, 2021 by

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This April, the Future Business Leaders of America club competed in the state competition. Three different groups within Fleetwood successfully made it to states. These groups included a job interview with Sacha Joseph, in the “job interview” category; introduction  to social media strategy with Catherine Annabel, Abigail Koehle, and Evangeline Crossley; and the community service […]

Au, Deturk Named January Students-of-the-Month

May 2, 2021 by

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The Fleetwood Area High School students of the month for January 2021 were Kenneth Au and Hunter DeTurk.  Au is the son of Hon Chuen Au and Ly Lan Sul of Blandon. He aspires to attend college for computer science, focus on game science, and get married. Au has been involved in the following clubs […]

FAHS to Host Blood Drive

April 21, 2021 by

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“I do the blood drive because it is nice to be part of being bigger than myself, and it is nice to spend my time doing something that I know will benefit others, especially during this COVID time,” student Sacha Joseph said. Fleetwood Area High School has been working with Miller-Keystone for over fifteen years […]

Fleetwood to Perform Stage Adaptation of “Clue”

April 17, 2021 by

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The Fleetwood Theatrical Society is performing the play Clue. This year’s play is based off of the board game Clue. Clue is a murder mystery about a murder at a mansion, including several participants, and, in the end, the audience decides who the killer was.  The actors, most of whom have been in multiple plays […]

Fleetwood Initiates Diversity Community to Guarantee Equality

April 2, 2021 by

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“I joined the diversity committee to bring change and stop any racism in the schools,” sophomore Max Hernandez, a member of the diversity committee, said. What is the diversity committee? It’s a group of people dedicated to help make Fleetwood a better school district by protecting students from racism and discrimination. Led by the assistant […]

Fleetwood Swimming Goes to Districts

March 26, 2021 by

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The co-op Fleetwood and Muhlenburg swimming team went to Districts this year with eleven swimmers from Fleetwood participating. This is the third year for this co-op with Muhlenburg, and two seniors, Olivia Downs and Sarah Fisher, went to Districts Saturday, 6 March. Eleven swimmers from Fleetwood went to districts in total, and many are also […]

Fleetwood FBLA Team Returns Victorious

March 21, 2021 by

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Many Fleetwood students were winners at the FBLA event held in January and December. It was held virtually over a three-week period of time from mid-December to Early January. ¨There is a lot of recognition to be earned through FBLA,¨ adviser and business teacher Kelly Ackerman said. Winners were announced via a video recording created […]

FBLA Teams with Ronald McDonald House for Annual Project

March 15, 2021 by

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The Fleetwood chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America recently launched a project with Ronald McDonald House of Charities. Every year, the club forms a project that benefits the community. Last year’s FBLA’s project was titled “Superheroes for Autism.” This year, they’re working with Ronald McDonald House of Charities. For this project, students will […]

Fleetwood Mock Trial Team Completes Round 1 of Regionals

March 4, 2021 by

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“I know our team is very strong. But there’s always uncertainty when judges and jurors are evaluating us,” Mock Trial Advisor Mrs. Molly Sherman said. This year, Fleetwood’s Mock Trial team has been going through trials for the District competition. While it’s different because of Zoom, the team is doing well, so far winning all […]

Seaman and Baez Sign Letters of Intent

March 2, 2021 by

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Wesley Seamen and Alexis Baez kicked off their college careers by signing letters of intent. A letter of intent is a bonding agreement the school gives a student. Writing these letters is a big step in an athlete’s life, one that helps them to accomplish their dreams in sports.   These two Fleetwood athletes chose to […]

Snow Days Look a Little Different This School Year

February 24, 2021 by

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“I think it would be cool to have a full spring break instead of snow days,” sophomore Casey Batz said. Winter came this year and it came with a vengeance compared to last year. The groundhog even saw his shadow, so winter’s going to be extended. Again. This year, due to the hybrid schedule of […]

FAHS Blood Drive Offers Chance for Giving, Involvement

February 13, 2021 by

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Science teacher Jennifer Neiman recently worked with students and Miller-Keystone Blood bank to prepare a blood drive. The goal of this drive was to help others in need of major surgeries. The blood drive is for sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and those who have participated four times in their high school careers may earn a […]

Students, Teachers React to the Start of a New Semester in Hybrid Instruction

February 7, 2021 by

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“The first semester went well. I didn’t fail anything,” freshman Kaitlyn Geist said. Now that students and teachers have experienced a semester figuring out teaching styles, how to work technology, and the new changes to their internal clocks, most are better prepared to take on new classes. This year has been unlike any other year, […]

November Students-of-the-Month Named

January 30, 2021 by

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The students named Students-of-the-Month by the FAHS faculty for November were Julia Spanier and Sarah Davenport. Sarah is the daughter of Matt and Stephanie Davenport of Fleetwood. Her future plans include attending college as a biology major before continuing to medical school. Sarah has been involved in many clubs/activities at Fleetwood Area High School, including, […]

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, […]