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Seniors Say Goodbye To Model UN

Seniors Say Goodbye To Model UN

Sophia Ramcharitar, Senior Staff Writer

Floral Park students take part in annual district-wide global issues forum

April 17, 2017

Why Conflict In The South China Sea Matters

Why Conflict In The South China Sea Matters

Andrew Pavlovic, School Newspaper Treasurer

A student reflects on the controversy in this geographic region

March 7, 2017

Another MUN-Derful Event for Mrs. Francis’ Club

Another MUN-Derful Event for Mrs. Francis’ Club

Sophia Ramcharitar, Senior Staff Writer

Students win multiple awards and gain valuable experience at conference in Boston

February 17, 2017

Floral Park Students Take Part In Rolling Thunder Bowling Tournament

Floral Park Students Take Part In Rolling Thunder Bowling Tournament

Sarah Chimera, Senior Staff Writer

On January 8, Floral Park Memorial’s PALS (the group of students devoted to learning academics through life skills) classes attended the Rolling Thunder Bowling Tournament....

February 16, 2017

Reducing Our Footprint On The Planet

Reducing Our Footprint On The Planet

Nora Kennedy, Megan Malherb and Julia Mills, Staff Writers

“It’s nice to see you clean up. We love what you are doing,” said Mary, a passerby in a kayak, who witnessed the activity at Zach’s bay, Jones Beach this past weekend....

September 23, 2016

Field of Honor

Field of Honor

Lauryn Scott, Staff Writer

The R.O.O.T.S. Christian Club, supervised by Mrs. Lauria, and Leo’s, supervised by Mr. Brechtlein, joined forces to raise awareness of the meaning of the American Flag and...

June 22, 2016

High School Musical Time

High School Musical Time

The slipper definitely fits. After months of hard work and preparation, Floral Park Memorial's Music Department is ready to stage three performances of the play Cinderella...

April 14, 2016

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SPORTS

Girls’ Basketball Team Enjoys Another Playoff Season

Girls’ Basketball Team Enjoys Another Playoff Season

Victoria Craig, Staff Writer

But the team falls short of its high expectations after state-final run last year

April 17, 2017

Hooping It Up

Hooping It Up

Luke de Armas, Editor-in-Chief

Floral Park Memorial's boys' varsity basketball team contends for title during wide-open season

February 5, 2017

Kicking It Into High Gear

Kicking It Into High Gear

Great season for Floral Park Memorial's Florettes

February 5, 2017

Another Fine Season For Special Team

Another Fine Season For Special Team

Luke de Armas, Editor-in-Chief

For the Floral Park boys' soccer team, a roller coaster ride of a season came to an unexpected close. The Knights' last game of the season was a rematch of last year's county...

December 12, 2016

A Winning Season All Around

A Winning Season All Around

Vishal Mirchandani, Senior Staff Writer

FPM's boys' volleyball team shows heart and determination during difficult season, while girls look to win county title

November 21, 2016

Girls Volleyball Team Looks For Revenge In Playoffs

Girls Volleyball Team Looks For Revenge In Playoffs

MIchael Viscovich, Editor-in-Chief

It was quite a week for the girls' volleyball team at Floral Park. One that should serve as motivation as the team heads into the playoffs in a few weeks. On Friday, October...

October 13, 2016

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HUMANS OF FLORAL PARK

Player of the Year: Mitch Calandra

Player of the Year: Mitch Calandra

Five years ago, Mitch Calandra was an impressive eighth grader on the varsity baseball team.  On Saturday, June 27, he will graduate from Floral Park Memorial as one of...

June 24, 2015

Ms. Hayden Wins Favorite Teacher

Ms. Hayden Wins Favorite Teacher

Erin Lauria, President of the Class of 2015

I have had the pleasure of getting to know Ms. Hayden on a more personal level over the years and I can easily say I have never met a teacher who is more passionate about...

June 21, 2015

Mrs. Faggioni: A Teacher For Some But A Model For All

Mrs. Faggioni: A Teacher For Some But A Model For All

Mahesh Tiwari, Staff Writer

With her aptitude for teaching and passion for service, Mrs. Carolyn Faggioni embodies qualities every educator should possess. A force of positivity, she leaves an indelible...

March 11, 2015

Welcome Back Mr. Kenny

Welcome Back Mr. Kenny

Erica Coleman, Staff Writer

In his first year as Floral Park Memorial’s assistant principal, Mr. Kenny may appear to be a new face to the students, but he certainly is not new to the district, or even...

October 15, 2014

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FEATURES

Movie Review – Logan (No Spoilers)

Movie Review – Logan (No Spoilers)

Pierce Buckley, Senior Staff Writer

Student gives high grade for recent action movie

April 17, 2017

School of Rock

School of Rock

Owen Conway, Staff Writer

Battle of the Bands Rocks FPM

March 17, 2017

7th Grade Class Board Elections

7th Grade Class Board Elections

The Class of 2022 will be holding its elections for class board between Wednesday, November 2 and Friday, November 4. The Shield wishes all the candidates the best of luck. Cara...

October 27, 2016

The Truth About Senior Year

The Truth About Senior Year

Maggie Sheehan, Class of 2016

The high school experience isn’t something that you can quite put into words. When you are younger, you look up to the high school kids and count down the days until you...

June 23, 2016

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News from Floral Park Memorial High School
News from Floral Park Memorial High School