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Hurricane Florence Slams the Carolinas

October 4, 2018 by


The “Storm of a Lifetime”, Hurricane Florence, was marked as a category 5 for areas around the Carolina coast. More than one million people had to undergo mandatory evacuation as the storm crept near the East Coast of the United States. Florence arrived by crossing the Atlantic Ocean.  During this journey, it’s wind speeds decreased […]

Random Cheese: What’s Your Favorite Thing About Winter?

November 1, 2017 by


“Honestly, I hate winter because it’s all cold and stuff, and I hate the cold and stuff,” senior Josh Nasados said. “Snow,” sophomore Emily Logar said. “Snowboarding,” senior Nicole Rohall said. “Lord of the Rings marathons,” senior Leah Conrad said. “Nothing,” senior Zach Warren said. “Sports,” sophomore Trent Gehringer said. “Snow,” sophomore Callie Barr said. […]

Warmer Weather Brings Disappointment to FAHS

November 23, 2016 by


Lately, Berks County has been experiencing changes in the weather throughout the fall season. During the day, the weather forecast has increased drastically. With high winds and frost covering the grass in the early morning, locals would never expect the weather during midday to be as high as it has been lately; the wind dies […]

Evidence for Global Warming Convinces Most

November 4, 2016 by


A topic that has been exceedingly controversial in the recent past is climate change and global warming. In a nutshell, global warming is a change in regional or global climate patterns. In recent years, temperatures have progressively grown warmer. The Greenhouse effect could be one cause of the rapid warming of the earth. Greenhouse gasses […]

Random Cheese: What Is Your Favorite Thing about Fall?

November 3, 2016 by


“Everything,”sophomore  Lia Bennicoff said. “The color changing in the leaves,” senior Katheryn Mercurio said. “Not having to mow the grass as often,” junior Lydia Atkins said. “Wearing long sleeved shirts and jeans,” senior Zach Heller said. “I’m not very fond of fall,” junior Elizabeth Horinka said. “The election,” freshman Noah Hottel said. “The weather,” freshman […]

Climate Change Remains a Hot Topic

November 1, 2016 by


One of the most important issues in politics and science right now is that of climate change. It seems like everyone has a slightly different opinion, but the facts do seem to outweigh the skepticism. Over the last hundred years, the global average temperature has risen 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit. As of July 2016, each of […]

Winter Weather Brings Daily Surprises

January 17, 2015 by


The weather this winter has been very odd. One day it is 60 degrees and sunny; then the next day it is 30 degrees and snowing. The weather the second half of the season has been brutal. It ranged from 15 degrees to the wind chill being -15. “If it is going to be this cold, […]