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New Water Bottle Refill Stations Save Over 7,000 Plastic Bottles

New Water Bottle Refill Stations Save Over 7,000 Plastic Bottles

Amber Kelly, Opinions Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under News

With the school year in full swing, students are taking note of the new water bottle refillers. They’re installed in two locations, one is across from Sarah Andersen’s classroom, and the other is by the bathrooms on the way to the cafeteria. Students are now able to refill their reusable water bottles...

ASD students start plans to open print shop

ASD students start plans to open print shop

Sydney Bommersbach, Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Walking into school sporting a team jersey can make any student feel as if he is part of something larger. Now every club, SRT and group can experience a similar feeling because teachers Matthew Sullivan and Tracy Skene are creating their own print shop inside the high school. “We are simply tr...

National Honors Society prepares for first blood drive of the school year

National Honors Society prepares for first blood drive of the school year

Delaney Bryson, Writer

October 5, 2017


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The first blood drive of the school year is set to be held on Monday, Oct. 9. National Honor Society Chairs seniors Ariana Mansour and Brandon Bossenberger have been preparing for the blood drive for over a month, working to set up and encourage students to donate blood. “I think the biggest reason...

Fenton partners with Linden to build new dog park

Fenton partners with Linden to build new dog park

Lily Tiong, Writer

October 4, 2017


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Dogs running around, chasing after one another, while their owners throw the ball between conversations. Fenton is expected to gain their first ever dog park, within the next couple of weeks. The Thompson Road Dog Park has come together with the help of Fenton and Linden’s partnership. The city has opene...

Fenton schools adopts ‘nickel and diming’ policy to cut costs district-wide, hoping to decrease chances of financial instability

Ellie Bennett, Assistant Print Editor in Cheif

October 3, 2017


Filed under News

Budget cuts, some students hear these words and think that the school is cutting programs, teachers and even changing how the school day works. But when Superintendent Adam Hartley and Executive Director of Finance and Personnel Doug Busch hear these words, they think of small things that can be changed...

District implements technology and rids of block scheduling

District implements technology and rids of block scheduling

Taron Masi, Writer

October 3, 2017


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In the past few weeks parents and students have been made aware of the finalization in the decision to cut block scheduling for the 2018-19 school year. The decision has been considered over the course of the year as a way to get the district out of financial strain. Many may be confused on how the school...

Banned Books Week awareness is mentioned in literature classrooms

Banned Books Week awareness is mentioned in literature classrooms

Jillian Ferry, Online Assistant Editor in Cheif

September 29, 2017


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Libraries and schools across the country come together for one week at the end of September to celebrate books, more specifically banned books. Banned Books Week began in 1982 and for 35 years, it has been the celebration of banned books and the freedom to read them due to the First Amendment. “Banned...

Block scheduling being replaced with a six period day

Block scheduling being replaced with a six period day

Ellie Bennett, Assistant Editor in Chief

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A day and B day is something that most students have grown use to as Fenton High school and Middle school have had this type of schedule for the past 20 years. With the recent cuts that the district has made the decision to cut block scheduling for the 2018-19 school year. “The news of the transition...

Budget cuts force electives to cut corners

Budget cuts force electives to cut corners

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Schools across the country are facing an age-old issue: Budget cuts. Block scheduling has already been eliminated due to cost. However, financial issues still shadow educational institutions and electives are the first to take the cut. “To run a good program would cost a lot of money,” art teacher...

Voice your opinion in new “Tweets to the Editor”

Voice your opinion in new “Tweets to the Editor”

McKenzie Lookebill, Online Editor in Chief

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Fenton InPrint is a school newspaper and our roll is to serve as a public forum for all readers to voice their opinions. We encourage each reader to take their time to share their opinion to the Editor. Either in the traditional way, by letter, or by a Tweet to the Editor. A Tweet to the Editor is...

Synergy replaces Powerschool as Fenton’s primary educational software provider in order to cut costs; district estimates savings at $10,000

Synergy replaces Powerschool as Fenton’s primary educational software  provider in order to cut costs; district estimates savings at $10,000

Ellie Vasbinder, News Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

Fenton Area Public Schools has made the switch from the education technology platform Powerschool to Synergy. Synergy Student Information System (SIS) supplies data and process management; it has a reputation of being a program that extends to even further boundaries than a typical SIS would. “I...

Leo’s Coney Island Fundraisers raise money for journalism camp

Leo’s Coney Island Fundraisers raise money for journalism camp

Ellie Vasbinder, Writer

July 30, 2017


Filed under News, The Fentonian Yearbook

As MIPA (Michigan Interscholastic Press Association), a camp for students interested in journalism draws nearer, members attending this camp wait anxiously to start packing. New and experienced members on staff will travel to MSU campus on July 30 and head home Aug. 4. “Last year I went to MIPA...