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How the SAT has changed because of COVID-19

How the SAT has changed because of COVID-19

Meghan Maier, Writer

October 21, 2020

Because of the 2019-2020 school year ending abruptly last March, the class of 2021 was not able to take the SAT, which was postponed until Oct. 14.  “The SAT that was given is actually the same SAT they were supposed to take last spring,” counselor Michelle Pietraszkewicz said. “Even the da...

FHS hires a new assistant principal, Zachary Bradley

FHS hires a new assistant principal, Zachary Bradley

Bree Soule, Online Editor in Chief

September 24, 2020

Before the 2020-2021 school year began, Fenton High hired a new assistant principal, Zachary Bradley. The position was up for grabs after former assistant principal Laura Lemke replaced Mark Suchowski as principal at FHS. “I love the team that I'm on,” Bradley said. “I work with great peopl...

Students organize local protests for Black Lives Matter

Junior Alexis Walker stares down the camera at the June 6 Grand Blanc Black Lives Matter Protest. “One thing that struck me was a little girl that led us in a chant during our march. She reminded me why we are fighting, which is for her future and for our future.”

Andrea Elsholz, Print Editor in Chief

June 26, 2020

After George Floyd pleaded for almost nine minutes while Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck, many gathered across the nation to protest Floyd’s eventual death and police brutality. “We came together to protest police brutality and how it affects the black community,” junior Alexis Walker sai...

What you need to know about the 2020 AP, IB, PSAT and SAT testing

What you need to know about the 2020 AP, IB, PSAT and SAT testing

Cameron Carlson, Writer

May 20, 2020

After the spread of the coronavirus forced the closure of schools for the remainder of the year, a few modifications have been made to the spring testing schedule to adapt to the stay-at-home orders. Three programs at Fenton High have made their adjustments: AP exams have been virtualized, the IB has ca...

French Classes Use the Power of Music to Alleviate Stress

French Classes Use the Power of Music to Alleviate Stress

Molly Killian, Lifestyles Editor

May 18, 2020

To help relieve stress that is building up while in quarantine, French students are participating in Mania Musicale. In Mania Musicale, teachers around the world put music together into a bracket for their students. The students then listen to the music, translate the lyrics, research the artist and...

Fenton High’s virtual learning plan

Fenton High's virtual learning plan

Emmy Johnson, Writer

May 13, 2020

COVID-19 has swept the globe causing a mandatory stay-at-home order to be put in place. FHS has switched to teaching students online, like many other schools in the United States, making the faculty explore new ways to ensure students are getting the education and resources they need. In early April, w...

All the need-to-knows about Sunny, Fenton High’s soon-to-be therapy dog

All the need-to-knows about Sunny, Fenton High’s soon-to-be therapy dog

Tyler Soule, Print Editor in Chief

April 16, 2020

With the recent acquisition of a therapy dog for FHS, there were a lot of questions regarding the safety of students, along with the money needed to train a dog. Because the pros are said to outweigh the cons, starting next year, FHS will have its very own dog in the media center: Sunny, the golden retri...

Special April update on the Board of Education

Special April update on the Board of Education

Taron Masi, Online Editor

April 6, 2020

As of now, COVID-19 is changing the way society is able to navigate through daily life. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an executive order to close all schools Monday, March 16, 2020 until Sunday, April 13, 2020 in order to slow the spread of Coronavirus. Fenton Area Public (FAPS) schools have put ...

Fenton Students plan for GEARUp4Success Conference

Fenton Students plan for GEARUp4Success Conference

Molly Killian, Lifestyles Editor

April 3, 2020

On March 17, Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School’s Builder’s Club, Kiwanis Educating Youth (KEY) Club and Student Council were planning on going to Mott Community College in Flint to attend GearUp4Success, which is the leadership conference put on by GearUp2Lead. At the conference, students listen to ...

The lack of a teacher’s contract affects FHS students

The lack of a teacher’s contract affects FHS students

Sydney Bommersbach, Assistant Online Editor in Chief

March 26, 2020

Without a contract for the 2019-2020 school years, teachers, Board of Education members, students and family alike are experiencing the effects of the lack of an agreement.  It is important to look at the financial stability that Fenton Area Public Schools has had in the past. According to MI School...

The Scoop of Fenton ice cream parlor will open this spring

The Scoop of Fenton, located on West Shiawassee Avenue, plans to open in the first or second week in April.

Sydney Bommersbach, Assistant Online Editor in Chief

March 10, 2020

According to the National Dairy Association, there are approximately 80,000 ice cream, gelato and frozen yogurt shops in the U.S. In the first or second week in April, Fenton will be receiving a new business called The Scoop of Fenton, which will serve ice cream and coffee products.  “We have a var...