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Gagandeep Kaur Named Class of 2022 Valedictorian
Gagandeep Kaur Named Class of 2022 Valedictorian
November 4, 2021

Gagandeep Kaur is proud to be selected, as the Valedictorian for the Class of 2022 at Floral Park Memorial High School. She is seen all over our campus as President of the...

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Meaghan Kilcarr Named Class of 2022 Salutatorian
Meaghan Kilcarr Named Class of 2022 Salutatorian
November 4, 2021

Meaghan Kilcarr has distinguished herself as an ambitious, enthusiastic, and diligent student who has made an indelible mark at our high school. Meaghan’s success in the...

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Oil Leak Causes Ecological Disaster
Oil Leak Causes Ecological Disaster
Mia Hernandez, Junior High Staff Writer • October 4, 2021

On October 2nd, in Huntington Beach, non-expected devastation occurred. Elly, an oil rig pipeline had spewed hundreds of thousands of gallons of toxic oil into the ocean. Immediately,...

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Innovation Underway: Covid-19 Odor Technology
Innovation Underway: Covid-19 Odor Technology
Furqan Ahsan , Staff Writer • February 10, 2021

The world has been under lockdown since early 2020 as a result of the deadly global pandemic. Originating from Wuhan, China, millions of people have been infected worldwide...

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Welcome to “WHAT IF...? History Reimagined!” - A new column by William Kelleher
Welcome to “WHAT IF...? History Reimagined!” - A new column by William Kelleher
William Kelleher, Junior High Columnist • October 8, 2021

Welcome to My New Column! Hello everyone my name is William Kelleher. Now if you’re thinking, “Hey! Where have I heard that name before?” That is because I penned...

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Shang Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings Doesnt Disappoint
Shang Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings Doesn't Disappoint
James Goldberg, Senior High Staff Writer • September 29, 2021

With the newest Marvel Studios movie “Shang Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” being released recently, everybody is talking about it. I saw movie recently, and I was...

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Seen at Spirit Day, Homecoming, and Pep Rally
Seen at Spirit Day, Homecoming, and Pep Rally
September 28, 2021

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Does The SAT Matter? A Look At The History and What The SAT Really Measures
Does The SAT Matter? A Look At The History and What The SAT Really Measures
Daniel Madtes, Staff Writer • May 17, 2021

On April 13th, 2021, our school conducted the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), a test that is a core part of the college admission process. The feelings my fellow peers and...

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Questions Arise Over Enforcement Of Biden’s Approaching Vaccinate-Or-Test Mandate
Questions Arise Over Enforcement Of Biden’s Approaching Vaccinate-Or-Test Mandate
Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer • October 12, 2021

President Biden claims his upcoming vaccination and testing mandate will save lives as well as help the economy but many, including business owners and employees, have questions...

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The Intricacies of Gerrymandering
The Intricacies of Gerrymandering
Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer • February 23, 2021

Gerrymandering is not a new concept in US politics. It’s a term that has been thrown around for decades, often in relation to elections. Gerrymandered districts are typically...

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Ossoff and Warnock Defeat Republican Incumbents Bringing Democrats to Majority in Senate
Ossoff and Warnock Defeat Republican Incumbents Bringing Democrats to Majority in Senate
Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer • January 7, 2021

On January 5th, Ossoff and Warnock challenged Perdue and Loeffler for their senate seats. On January 6th, Ossoff and Warnock were declared the projected winners, giving democrats...

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FPMs 8th Graders Dance the Night Away
FPM's 8th Graders Dance the Night Away
Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer • November 4, 2021

The 8th grade dance took place in the cafeteria on Friday, October 22. I’m sure people were cringing and groaning at the thought of dancing in front of the whole grade,...

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FPM Celebrates Spirit Week
FPM Celebrates Spirit Week
Margaret Boyle, Junior High Staff Writer • November 4, 2021

Last week, the week of October 25, was school spirit week. Monday - Sports Day Swag On Monday, we were told to wear our favorite sports jersey. It was very cool to see...

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The New York Mets Disappoint in 2021
The New York Mets Disappoint in 2021
RJ Ciaffone, Junior High Staff Writer • October 28, 2021

The New York Mets had high expectations for the upcoming season. Little did they know injuries would haunt them. They looked so good in the first 60 games then when they got...

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For the FPM Drama Club The Show Must Go On
For the FPM Drama Club The Show Must Go On
Vivek Mirchandani, Staff Writer • December 1, 2020

Lights! Camera! ACTION! Do you have a love for the performing arts? An adoration for acting? A “tendency for theatricality,” if you will?...

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Thanksgiving Traditions...How the FPM Community Celebrates
Thanksgiving Traditions...How the FPM Community Celebrates
Sofia Pierno, Staff Writer • November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving. Celebrated on fourth of Thursday of November in America, it's the time for family, giving thanks, and food. A popular food eaten...

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Hybrid Learning: Love It or Leave It?
Hybrid Learning: Love It or Leave It?
William Kelleher , Junior High Staff Writer • November 24, 2020

Do you like hybrid learning? Well I don’t! As a seventh grader, I was looking forward to playing baseball this year. Thanks to hybrid learning,...

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