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WKET-FM broadcasts tunes for everyone

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

October 19, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Features

You’re driving in your car listening to the radio, and all you can find are commercials. Car commercials. Television commercials. Political commercials. Where’s all the music? Try WKET-FM 98.3, Fairmont’s student-run...

Homecoming King and Queen announced

By Paqui Toscano, Academics/Administration Editor

September 22, 2009

Filed under Features

Fairmont seniors Ryan Rice and Kendall Young were crowned Homecoming King and Queen on Friday, Sept. 19, just before the Fairmont football team played Lebanon High School in the Homecoming game. Fairmont lost by a score of 40-29. In...

Fairmont grad’s spirit lives on in athletic scholarship

By Kevin O'Donnell, Administration/Academics Editor

September 21, 2009

Filed under Features

For five years, Melissa Fortener McLaughlin (Fairmont ’96) fought an uphill battle against breast cancer, journaling every step of the way on a blog for the world to see. From the hospital to hospice, she told her story, giving...

‘Good Morning Fairmont’ continues tradition

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

September 21, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Stories

Everyone looks forward to Friday.  It’s the last day of the school week, and the beginning of the weekend, which brings football games, band competitions, hanging out with friends, and of course, sleeping in.  But at Fairmont,...

Homecoming features New Orleans vibe

By Paqui Toscano, Academics/Administration Editor

September 18, 2009

Filed under Features

On Friday, Sept. 18, Homecoming officially kicks off with Fairmont High School’s annual Homecoming football game. This year, the Firebirds take on Lebanon High School, and the game begins at 7:30 p.m. at Roush Field. Pregame...

Cartwright comes home for fall play

By Molly Becker, Features Editor

September 17, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Stories

Every year, Fairmont puts on a fall play, but this year’s play is extra special. Fairmont graduate Nancy Cartwright will have the lead role in the fall play, If I Were You. Cartwright is the voice of Bart Simpson on the popu...

New cell phone rule gets ringing endorsement

By Molly Becker, Features Editor

September 8, 2009

Filed under Features, News

Guess what, Fairmont? You can use your cell phone at school. This year marked the official start of the new cell phone policy allowing students to use their cell phones at lunch and between classes. Last May, former principal...

Are you too ‘sexty’ for your phone?

By Jessica Parrett, Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2009

Filed under Features, News

It’s an ordinary day and you’re sitting in your room texting some friends. Your phone beeps and lights up, telling you you’ve received a new picture message. The next thing you know, you reveal a racy photo of a kid you re...

PTO buys 2 snowblowers for FHS

By Matt Metzler, Staff Writer

July 25, 2009

Filed under Features, News

In these difficult economic times, $6,400 is a nice chunk of change. The Fairmont PTO is offering each of the four class council advisers a $1,600 grant to spend in a way that will improve Fairmont as a whole.  The advisers...

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