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Class of 2023 Gets A Taste Of FPM

Research indicates that students who participate in extracurricular activities perform better academically in school. So what better way to get the class of 2023 heading in that direction than to expose... Read more »

NEWS

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

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Feb 17

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....  Read More »

Feb 16

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....  Read More »

Sep 23

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...  Read More »

Jun 22

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...  Read More »

Apr 14

Fighting The Battle Against Childhood Cancer

Fighting The Battle Against Childhood Cancer

Brendan Fogarty, Staff Writer

On Saturday, April 16, over 200 "Shavees" will take part in St. Baldrick's Day at Trinity Restaurant in Floral Park. A "Shavee" is a person who volunteers to shave his head...  Read More »

Apr 13

Students Helping Those In Need

Students Helping Those In Need

Tina Seuling, Staff Writer

On Saturday, March 19th, Floral Park Memorial’s World Language Honor Society went to the Ronald McDonald House to cook breakfast for the families. Mr. Christianson and...  Read More »

Apr 13

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SPORTS

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

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Feb 5

Kicking It Into High Gear

Kicking It Into High Gear

Great season for Floral Park Memorial's Florettes

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Feb 5

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...  Read More »

Dec 12

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

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Nov 21

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...  Read More »

Oct 13

Football Team Remains Undefeated

Football Team Remains Undefeated

Michael Viscovich, Editor-In-Chief

A victory over New Hyde Park could be attributed to playing the cross-town rival. A second victory might be explained by Valley Stream North not taking Floral Park seriously. But...  Read More »

Sep 27

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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...  Read More »

Jun 24

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...  Read More »

Jun 21

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...  Read More »

Mar 11

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...  Read More »

Oct 15

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FEATURES

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...  Read More »

Oct 27

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...  Read More »

Jun 23

Say No To The Sweater!

Say No To The Sweater!

Michelle Lee, Senior Staff Writer

So when is the only time that wearing ugly sweaters is acceptable? Yep. You guessed it. Only during Christmas time. This year, Floral Park Memorial's fashion club,...  Read More »

Jan 13

A Future On Wall Street?

A Future On Wall Street?

Samir Rahimy, Senior Staff Writer

Warren Buffet once said, “Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble.” The Investment Club is one of those golden opportunities...  Read More »

Oct 19

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