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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness:  Remembering a colleague, teacher and friend
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness:  Remembering a colleague, teacher and friend
Matthew De Torrontegui February 27, 2024

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer : With an overall five-year survival rate of just 11%, pancreatic cancer is a dire adversary that has taken many lives. Pancreatic cancer...

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Florettes Bring Home First Place
Florettes Bring Home First Place
Sonia Chatterton January 8, 2024

Long Island Dance Team Association’s 1st Competition of the year was held at Commack Middle School on Saturday January 6th.  With over 50 schools from all over...

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Tapping Teachers
Tapping Teachers
Cara Kelly, Staff Writer • March 27, 2023

In March our school is holding its annual talent show. For the last couple of years Mrs. Francis, Mrs. White, Mrs. Ciaffone, and Mrs. Castka have been performing a tap dance...

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Model UN Takes on Boston
Model UN Takes on Boston
Giuliana DePaola, Staff Writer • March 6, 2023

On February 9, the FPM Model United Nations team went to Boston for the BOSMUN 2023 conference. Each member of the team took the role of a country, and debated current...

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness:  Remembering a colleague, teacher and friend
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness:  Remembering a colleague, teacher and friend
Matthew De Torrontegui February 27, 2024

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer : With an overall five-year survival rate of just 11%, pancreatic cancer is a dire adversary that has taken many lives. Pancreatic cancer...

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Overlooked Women
Overlooked Women
Cara Kelly, Staff Writer • March 27, 2023

Virginia Woolf once said, “For most of history, anonymous was a woman.” Over the course of history, women have been constantly overlooked while men are famous for their...

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Tapping Teachers
Tapping Teachers
Cara Kelly, Staff Writer • March 27, 2023

In March our school is holding its annual talent show. For the last couple of years Mrs. Francis, Mrs. White, Mrs. Ciaffone, and Mrs. Castka have been performing a tap dance...

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Italian Heritage Month
Giuliana DePaola, Design Editor • November 28, 2022

This past October was Italian-American Heritage month, a month dedicated to Italian Americans and their culture. Originating in 1989, October is meant to honor the achievements...

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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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7th grade reflection
7th grade reflection
Cara Kelly, staff • November 28, 2022

Seventh Grade holds many opportunities and challenges. New responsibilities, opportunities, and challenges can make school confusing. Other seventh graders have said that...

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What is your favorite class?
What is your favorite class?
Christian Paredes, staff • November 28, 2022

During the week of Halloween, I took a poll of random 7th graders. The poll they took was on their favorite classes in FPM so far. They were given the choices; Math, Science,...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer • May 23, 2022

The month of May is known nationally as Mental Health Awareness Month, and has been since 1949. While everyone observes differently, the month is observed as a time to reflect...

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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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