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Limitations on early graduation at FHS

Limitations on early graduation at FHS

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

January 18, 2018


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Freshman, sophomore, junior, senior. FHS is among the many schools across the country who stick to this traditional school layout rather strictly. Other schools, however, have began to offer early graduation to their advanced students. “We actually do offer early graduation, but it’s pretty rare...

Minimum wage raises from $8.90/hour to $9.25/hour

Minimum wage raises from $8.90/hour to $9.25/hour

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

January 16, 2018


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Another day, another dollar. As of January 1, the minimum wage is $9.25 an hour, compared to a previous minimum of $8.90. Michigan has seen many raises in minimum wage over the past few years, as a part of a law passed in 2014 (which began in 2016) that raises hourly wages each year. This is the third an...

The FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality

The FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

January 12, 2018


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Since its debut in 1990, the World Wide Web has been a form of unobstructed communication, a news source, a place for research and countless other activities. Due to a policy called Net Neutrality, provider companies were legally unable to restrict what their customers could see online. After paying ...

Course availability for the 2018-2019 school year affected by schedule changes

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

January 11, 2018


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As plans for the 2018-2019 school year are set in place, changes to course availability come into play. The adjustments in the upcoming school year constitute decreasing staff size, and consequently, class availability. Current World issues, Sociology, AP Computer Science, Geometry Support and Ecology ha...

LimeBike program makes transportation easier

LimeBike program makes transportation easier

McKenzie Lookebill, Online Editor in Chief

January 8, 2018


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Green bikes scattered across a college campus draw the attention of those who surround it. More than just a new trend LimeBike has taken over seven campuses and 18 cities with affordable transportation. There is potential to be brought to any city. Seen through a map on the app, on both Apple and...

NHS applications are coming soon

NHS applications are coming soon

Nick Megdanoff, Writer

January 1, 2018


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Helping out the community and being a part of something bigger than one’s self is the goal of some students, and the opportunity to do this is presented in the National Honor Society [NHS]. NHS focuses on students volunteering to help out organizations within the community, giving the students new...

NHS members give a help at Fenton VFW’s weekly fish fry

Anna Ebert, Writer

December 30, 2017


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The ticket raises in the air and as a student rushes to grabs it, then taking it to the chef, waiting for him to say “order up.” This is a customary scene every Friday night as the National Honors Society (NHS) gives a helping hand to veterans and anyone who comes into the Veterans of Foreign Wars...

2018-2019 school year schedule update

Ellie Bennett, Co Print Editor in Chief

December 28, 2017


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In the 2018-19 school year, Fenton High and Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School will return to a standard six period day. Because Fenton has had block scheduling for more than 15 years, this return to the traditional schedule will be something new for students. “Monday, Wednesday and Friday, students...

Basketball teams volunteer by placing wreaths at National Cemetery

Basketball teams volunteer by placing wreaths at National Cemetery

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

December 20, 2017


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The season for giving is in full swing, as is the season for shooting hoops. In a fundraiser attempt, FHS basketball players volunteered at the National Cemetery on Dec. 16 by laying wreaths on the thousands of graves. “We went out to the cemetery early in the morning and helped put wreaths on all...

French classes celebrate St. Nicholas Day

French classes celebrate St. Nicholas Day

Taron Masi, Writer

December 6, 2017


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Soon children all over the United States will sit down to write their Christmas list to Santa Claus. Some will sing songs about the man with the white beard and red coat and on the Dec. 25 many will run to their Christmas tree to open up the presents left by Santa. In other places of the world, by the...

Greater Fenton community unites to supply share room at FIS

Greater Fenton community unites to supply share room at FIS

Sydney Bommersbach, Writer

November 30, 2017


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Recognizing the gap in assistance offered, the Fenton Kiwanis organizations have created a food and supply pantry at Fenton Intermediate School for community members to utilize. “The share room is similar to a thrift store, but there’s no expense,” Principal Mark Suchowski said. “People can...

Students take college courses on FHS campus

Students take college courses on FHS campus

Andrea Elsholz, Writer

November 28, 2017


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They graduated high school and hit the ground running toward college. Throughout their high school career teachers had the mindset of preparing students for college and the real world, but no matter how much they tried, it was nothing like the real thing. Students are immersed in the college world so...