News from Floral Park Memorial High School

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NEWS

FPM Shows Giving Spirit

Owen Conway, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017

On Thursday, November 2, Floral Park Memorial held a walk-a-thon to raise money for the relief efforts for victims of the recent hurricanes in Houston and Puerto Rico. Floral P...

Floral Park Takes On Liz’s Day

Floral Park Takes On Liz’s Day

Ayesha Khondker and Lorelei Krapf, Staff Writers

November 5, 2017

Community comes together to raise money for an important cause

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017

Change is not always easy. For the Floral Park Memorial community, the thought of Dr. Sottile not being the principal is one that is difficult to fathom. But fortunately,...

Marching For Excellence

Marching For Excellence

Andrew Pavlovic, Newspaper Treasurer

September 17, 2017

During the hot days of June, the Floral Park Memorial High School Marching Band was already preparing for the upcoming competition season. Hard work pays off which is why...

Top of the Class of 2017

Top of the Class of 2017

June 20, 2017

Valedictorian Luke deArmas and Salutatorian Aideen Gill are fine examples of well-rounded student-athletes at FPM

How Stressful Is Junior Year?

How Stressful Is Junior Year?

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

June 15, 2017

Student survey sheds light on how juniors feels about their recent school experience

Donating For A Great Cause

Donating For A Great Cause

June 9, 2017

Social studies teachers invite Vietnam veterans to Floral Park Memorial

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SPORTS

The Next NBA MVP?

The Next NBA MVP?

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017

What is that coming toward you? Is it a Raptor? Is it a Pelican? Is it a Hornet? No, it’s actually a 7’3 unicorn who’s about to put you on a poster and end your career....

Could Tanaka’s Opt-in Lead to Another Japanese Phenom in Pinstripes?

Could Tanaka’s Opt-in Lead to Another Japanese Phenom in Pinstripes?

Shane Palma, Sports Writer

November 10, 2017

Tanaka Tuesdays are back in New York! The star pitcher for the Yankees, and former ace (being supplanted by Luis Severino), right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has decided not...

Why the 2017 New York Jets Can (And Will) Make The Playoffs

Why the 2017 New York Jets Can (And Will) Make The Playoffs

Shane Palma, Sports Writer

November 10, 2017

Wouldn't it be something if the 2017 New York Jets, a team most experts predicted would be in the running for the top pick in the NFL draft, made the playoffs while the New...

Just Not Enough

Just Not Enough

Natalie Asitimbay, Sports Writer

November 5, 2017

Playing in the deep Nassau Conference A-2 division has proven to be quite a challenge for the boys' varsity soccer team at Floral Park. Every game is a battle as teams jockey...

Could Donnie Baseball Be Coming Back To The Bronx?

Could Donnie Baseball Be Coming Back To The Bronx?

Shane Palma, Sports Writer

November 3, 2017

Only the best franchise in baseball history could decide to part ways with its manager who compiled a record of 910-710 with four appearances in the ALCS, six total playoff...

Running The Distance

Running The Distance

Sara Donovan, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Cross Country team enjoys successful season

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HUMANS OF FLORAL PARK

Player of the Year: Mitch Calandra

Player of the Year: Mitch Calandra

June 24, 2015

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...

Ms. Hayden Wins Favorite Teacher

Ms. Hayden Wins Favorite Teacher

Erin Lauria, President of the Class of 2015

June 21, 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...

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

March 11, 2015

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...

Welcome Back Mr. Kenny

Welcome Back Mr. Kenny

Erica Coleman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

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...

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FEATURES

Top of the Class of 2017

Top of the Class of 2017

June 20, 2017

Valedictorian Luke deArmas and Salutatorian Aideen Gill are fine examples of well-rounded student-athletes at FPM

Going Back In Time To Teach

Going Back In Time To Teach

Natalie Asitimbay, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017

Students return to elementary school to teach valuable economics lesson to kindergarteners

How Stressful Is Junior Year?

How Stressful Is Junior Year?

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

June 15, 2017

Student survey sheds light on how juniors feels about their recent school experience

Double Trouble For Opposing Volleyball Coaches

Double Trouble For Opposing Volleyball Coaches

May 10, 2017

Brandt twins accomplish goal of leaving Floral Park with a county championship

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JUNIOR HIGH

Welcome to FPM

Welcome to FPM

Zachary Velez, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

What a way to begin junior high school?  It has only been one week of school for me and my classmates, and it has already been awesome. So many students, when asked about the...

Do Kids Read Enough?

Do Kids Read Enough?

Jennifer Venus, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017

Student discusses the struggle to encourage young people to read

Survival Reading

Survival Reading

Jennifer Venus, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017

Nine years later, the series is still a hit with teenagers

Evaluating The New iPad Initiative

Evaluating The New iPad Initiative

Andrew Pavlovic, Staff Writer and Newspaper Treasurer

December 12, 2016

The 7th graders have now had the new iPads for about three months. It is an exciting time to be a student in the Sewanhaka District. The benefits include less bulk and smaller...

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