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Fenton Mayor Sue B Osborn wins re-election

Fenton Mayor Sue B Osborn wins re-election

Hannah Young, Online Editor

November 7, 2019

Fenton voters headed to the polls on November 5 to cast their votes. Fenton voters cast their ballot for the position of mayor and three council member positions. The position of mayor was run by incumbent Sue B Osborn and Cheryl A King. Osborn has fulfilled the position of mayor once again.  Osbor...

Classes not normally available taught in “FaceTime” format

Classes not normally available taught in “FaceTime” format

Anna Weigle, Writer

October 24, 2019

Fenton High has broadened its class selection this year by making further use of the GenNET classroom. The classroom brings a FaceTime-like setting between the students and teachers at Fenton, along with students at other schools.  In prior years, this classroom was limited to American Sign Lang...

Michigan Interscholastic Press Association joins New Voices initiative, protects student press rights

Michigan Interscholastic Press Association joins New Voices initiative, protects student press rights

Gracie Warda, Online Editor in Chief

October 17, 2019

Student media adviser at Grosse Pointe South high school Kaitlin Edgarton, in conjunction with the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA), has joined a movement defending student press rights in Michigan known as the “New Voices” movement. Michigan representatives have the potential to write leg...

FHS News 74 operates under new adviser Kevin Smith

FHS News 74 operates under new adviser Kevin Smith

Cameron Carlson, Writer

October 15, 2019

The Fenton High School newscast is a visual source of news meant to entertain students and staff alike. Advanced video production students have been creating the newscast for nine years. However, for the majority of the 2018-2019 school year, there was no newscast. Now, it has come back, with new pote...

GM employees go on strike, locals affected

GM employees go on strike, locals affected

Andrea Elsholz and Emmy Johnson

October 11, 2019

General Motors (GM) United Automobile Workers (UAW) have gone on strike. Originating in Chicago, Illinois, this is the union’s first walkout since 2007. On September 16, around 50,000 UAW workers left their position, reported by the Chicago Tribute.  The New York Times speculates that GM’s pl...

October update on the Board of Education

Taron Masi, Online Editor

October 10, 2019

The purpose of the Board of Education is to address the business of the School District. Every month they meet in a public setting at the Administration building to address citizens and ask for any feedback and concerns. Read below for a list of topics covered at the meeting on Oct. 7. This month’...

Attempt to stop vaping in youths

Attempt to stop vaping in youths

Bree Soule, Writer

October 9, 2019

News of the temporary e-cigarette ban in Michigan has spread throughout the state. Stores are no longer permitted to sell flavored e-cigarettes in their shops, and if they are caught, are considered to be criminals. The ban lasts six months with possible renewal and was imposed by the Michigan Departm...

No district-wide calendar for Fenton Area Public Schools, month-by-month policy in place

Gracie Warda, Online Editor in Chief

October 4, 2019

As of Oct. 4, Fenton Area Public Schools (FAPS) has no district calendar for the current school year. Rather, it is going on a month-by-month basis because of ongoing negotiations with the teacher’s union. The district has announced dates for Spring Break and Winter Break, along with this letter e...

Volleyball program receives Got Milk sponsorship

Volleyball program receives Got Milk sponsorship

Lydia Podlesak, Assissant Print Editor

October 4, 2019

The girls volleyball program applied for and was awarded a sponsorship by Got Milk for their fall season. Through the sponsorship, $2,000 goes towards the program.  “What made me want to apply for the sponsorship was obviously to give the team a good opportunity for the educational resources,” ...

Roundabout construction begins on Torrey/North road intersection

Roundabout construction begins on Torrey/North road intersection

Natily Hall, Writer

September 26, 2019

Fenton is officially getting its first roundabout; construction began earlier this month and is now in full swing. On Dec. 10, 2018 the Fenton City Council voted to put in a roundabout at the intersection of North and Torrey Road, as opposed to being regulated by one stop sign. This will be part of the ...

Fenton High building embarks on 50th anniversary

Andrea Elsholz, Features Editor

September 18, 2019

Fifty years ago, the last set of graduates were handed their diploma at the Ellen Street campus and a new building was christened Fenton High. As the new building embarks on its fiftieth anniversary, community members are coming together to celebrate. “A lot of visitors come to the building; they can’t believe ...

Silver Lake Beach closed for E.Coli

Silver Lake Beach closed for E.Coli

Angelina Vitarelli, Writer

September 12, 2019

On Aug. 21, Silver Lake Beach was closed. With a positive result of E.Coli during a water sample, it will remain closed while the water is tested daily. Although autumn is quickly approaching and the beach may not have much more use, it will reopen when the water levels are safe again. "We had to c...