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April Fools: FAHS Faculty Approves “Teacher Skip Day”

April 1, 2022 by

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Following the long tradition of “senior skip day”, the teachers of Fleetwood Area High School have planned a “teacher skip day” in retaliation. The faculty has pre-approved this event, and the date is set to occur on May 4th. In preparation for this day, the school has called in several substitute teachers to fill in. […]

German Club Dines at Deitsch Eck

March 30, 2022 by

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On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, German teacher Christine Moll and the German Club will be hosting a culinary field trip to Deitsch Eck. Everyone is welcome for a taste of German cuisine!  The FAHS German Club is sponsoring this trip to Lenhartsville. Deitsch Eck is an authentic German restaurant in Pennsylvania. The food students will […]

Teachers, Students React to Flexible Instruction Days

March 30, 2022 by

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The Fleetwood Area Schoold District has used four out of the five available Flexible Instruction Days this year, but are they actually effective? FID days are called when the weather is too threatening to come into school; however, instead of getting the day off, there are zoom calls set up from each teacher. It is […]

FAHS Performs Addams Family Musical

March 23, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School recently presented this year´s musical, a rendition of  The Addams Family, on March 18, 19, and 20. The Addams Family is about a family of unique individuals who move into a neighborhood where people do not respond kindly to their sense of individualism. ¨This musical is unlike other shows we have […]

FAHS Faculty Names February Students of the Month

March 23, 2022 by

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The Fleetwood Area High School staff is celebrating the February 2022 Students of the Month.  Senior students Megan Brattley and Rebecca Hohl have received February’s students of the month awards. Both students were thrilled to receive this award. “I honestly was not expecting to earn this recognition, but it made me feel somewhat relieved to […]

FBLA Regional Competition Names Local Winners

March 22, 2022 by

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FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of America. The program allows students to make friends, communicate with experienced individuals in the workforce, and learn various talents, ranging from public speaking to leadership to technical skills. Business teacher Mrs. Kelly Ackerman, head of FBLA,  has introduced the business mindset to her students by bringing in guest […]

German Club Hosts Birthday-Themed Meeting

March 20, 2022 by

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On 25 January 2022, a Tuesday afternoon, the German Club held its annual meeting about celebrating birthdays in Germany. The members played vocab bingo, ate cupcakes, and won prizes, which were coins from the Goethe-Institut. ¨We decided on this topic because my sister’s and father’s birthdays are in that week, so when we found out […]

Atchina and Orozco Named January Students of the Month

February 24, 2022 by

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Fleetwood Area High School faculty announced Isabella Atchina and Yulisa Orozco as January´s students of the month. Atchina is the daughter of Desi and Sara Atchina. She also has a sister named Rachelle and a dog named Calvin. She has dedicated her time to the school, which can be seen through her involvement in Relay […]

FAHS December Students of the Month Annouced

February 22, 2022 by

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The FAHS December Students of the Month have been announced. Senior students Abigail Geschwindt and Wyatt Hetrick have received the Student of the Month award for December of 2021.  Both students are involved in many activities inside and outside of their school.  Abigail is involved in Film Club, Sustainable Students, Science Olympiad, Book Club, National […]

FAHS Cheerleading Season Nearing its Ends

February 5, 2022 by

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Since the end of August, the FAHS cheerleading competition team has been working hard. The team of fourteen competed for the last time this season on 28 January, bringing this year to a close.   “Everyone wants it a lot and really wants to succeed at states and do well,” sophomore Maris Arnold said.  At practices, […]

FAHS Faculty Celebrates November Students of the Month

January 30, 2022 by

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The FAHS Students of the Month for November were recently announced. Students Sarah Reitnauer and Ryan Flood received the Student of the Month award for November 2021. Both students have put a tremendous amount of work into their academics, and it is apparent through their work and achievements.  “It was possibly my work with Operation […]

Gaston’s Crazy Conspiracy Collage Nearly Complete

January 27, 2022 by

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Communications teacher Mr. Sean Gaston of Fleetwood Area High School has been putting together a huge bulletin board of conspiracy theories for his classroom. The board coincides with the curriculum for his class, Conspiracy Theories, which he has been teaching for around six years now. Gaston has been working on the idea for around four […]

FASD Sports Hall of Fame Members Inducted

January 24, 2022 by

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On Tuesday, 28 December, there was a Berks County Sports Hall of Fame ceremony. There were seven inductees into the hall of fame.         The seven people were Mike Boyer, Emily Arndt, Denise Wisser, Tom Magill, Matt Keller, Laurie Frederick and, Jeff Turner. Some of these people are coaches, and others are players. Denise Wisser was […]

Fleetwood’s Women Empowerment Club Starts Up for the 2021-2022 School Year

January 14, 2022 by

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The FAHS Women’s Empowerment Club has started up for the 2021-2022 school year. Fleetwood Area High School has started a club to help young men and women learn about different topics pertaining to women’s struggles and rights in the world today. “In Women’s Empowerment Club, anyone who wants to join is welcome,” adviser Sherri Rankin […]

Misa’s Fugue Celebrates Ten Years

January 14, 2022 by

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Misa’s Fugue is celebrating ten years in 2022 and was commemorated at The Goggle Works with a screening and Q & A session this past November as a part of the Violins of Hope exhibit. Misa’s Fugue is a 2012 documentary about the life of Holocaust survivor Frank “Misa” Grunwald. The film was directed by […]

Five FAHS Students Sign Letters of Intent

January 12, 2022 by

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Five FAHS students signed their letters of intent for their chosen sport on 10 November 2021.  Megan Brattley, attending Kent State University for Pre-Med Biology and Spanish while playing Division I softball, has cherished the opportunities Fleetwood has given her.  “I will miss the atmosphere and the Co-op with Muhlenberg and my teammates and coaches […]

Phillips Welcomed to FAHS Math Department

December 17, 2021 by

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Ms. Samantha Phillips is the newest math teacher at Fleetwood Area High School. This is her first year teaching at school.  Phillips went to school at Schuylkill Valley, so she grew up in the local area.  She played for the school soccer team when she was in school as well. Phillips went to college at […]

Dewald, McGarry Named September Students of the Month

November 28, 2021 by

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Seniors Casey Lynn Dewald and Avery McGarry were selected as September students of the month for showing what a good, hard-working student looks like. Casey Lynn Dewald is the daughter of Heather Dewald, and she has decided that she will be attending Kutztown University. She will be majoring in business with a minor in finance […]

Shrawder Takes up Residence in Art I

November 28, 2021 by

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Albert Einstein once said, “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Mrs. Annie Shrawder is new to the Art I classroom, and she is offering a variety of art classes. She will be keeping much of the current curriculum, including visual journals and Senior Art walls, […]

FBLA Students Organize Newest Community Service Project

November 27, 2021 by

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Members of Fleetwood Area High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club have started this year’s community service project. Eager to help out their community, three members of the FBLA are helping to bring awareness to the Purple Heart Foundation and the Wounded Warriors Project.  This year’s representatives are Rachel Wagner, Sarah Reitenaur, and Erin […]

FAHS Math Club Arises from Student Demand

November 11, 2021 by

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As of 18 October, the Fleetwood Area High School now has a math club, and all students are welcome to join. “Don’t be discouraged. All levels are welcome. The more you hear about math and see it in action, the more you will pick up on things, and you might be surprised what you already […]

Fleetwood High School Class of 2022 Takes Their Senior Trip

November 10, 2021 by

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A few weeks ago, eager high school seniors had the chance to take a break from their schoolwork by undertaking their main field trip for the year. Fleetwood’s 2022 Graduating Class traveled to Manheim, Pennsylvania, to attend the 2021 Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. The gates opened at 11:00 a.m.  There were many activities in which to […]

FASD Celebrates Homecoming 2021 with Sporting Events, Coronation Ceremony

November 10, 2021 by

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At the 2021 homecoming game, the football team won against Twin Valley, and the king and queen were announced.  Emma Rapposelli and Nick Liptok were honored as king and queen. Both students were excited to be a part of the fun activity, along with all the fellow homecoming nominees. Emma, who was very excited and […]

FAHS to host Blood Drive on 20 October

October 28, 2021 by

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Everyone can help save a life when The Miller-Keystone blood drive comes to Fleetwood Area High School on 20 October. In order to be eligible to donate blood, a volunteer must be at least sixteen-year- old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health. One cannot have underlying health conditions that would make […]