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News from Floral Park Memorial High School

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News from Floral Park Memorial High School

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NBA MVP Race Heats Up

NBA MVP Race Heats Up

Jake Torres, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Who is the greatest player in the NBA right now? Who is the MVP? Questions like these are still up for debate. As the NBA continues, we see Stephen Curry dominating on the offense, Kevin Durant leading...

Why is the Nebraska University CornHuskers football team so terrible this year?

Why is the Nebraska University CornHuskers football team so terrible this year?

Alexander Robertson, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

This past football season for the Nebraska CornHuskers has been a rather disastrous season for them. In this article, we’ll discuss why the football team is bad, the background, and who is to blame,...

7th Grade Medical Detectives Dissect Brain

7th Grade Medical Detectives Dissect Brain

Rowan DeJean, Junior High Staff Writer December 15, 2021

On November 12, students experienced something rare...they dissected a sheep's brain. This brain was  no bigger than a human palm. I’m sure other people in high school have already done this and may...

Island Harvest Holiday Food Drive / Ugly Sweater Day

Island Harvest Holiday Food Drive / Ugly Sweater Day

Furqan Ahsan, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

As part of our annual contribution to the Long Island Harvest Food Drive, Floral Park Memorial will be hosting a non-perishable food and canned goods collection from November 17th through December 17th....

Should the School Week Be Shortened?

Should the School Week Be Shortened?

Margaret Boyle, Junior High Staff Writer December 15, 2021

After reading the title, you would probably say yes, and I agree. But, why do you say yes? First of all, it will prevent burnout. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, burnout is the “exhaustion...

FPMs Toy Drive

FPM’s Toy Drive

Mia Hernandez, Junior High Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Christmas is just around the corner meaning that the gifting season has begun! Just as much as we love receiving gifts, it’s just as amazing as giving gifts. Especially to the ones in need! For your...

WHAT IF…? HISTORY REIMAGINED – Christmas Facts

William Kelleher, Junior High Staff Writer December 15, 2021

1776: The US Army Crosses The Delaware River During the Revolutionary War Desperate to strike a decisive victory, on Christmas Day General George Washington led 2,400 troops on a daring nighttime crossing...

U. S. States See Rise in Covid-19 Cases After Thanksgiving Holiday

U. S. States See Rise in Covid-19 Cases After Thanksgiving Holiday

Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

After Thanksgiving gatherings, many states have reported surges in Covid-19 cases leaving many with growing concerns regarding Christmastime festivities. In certain states with an excessive case number,...

Omicron Variant Complicates the Covid Landscape

Omicron Variant Complicates the Covid Landscape

Emma Mathew, Junior High Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Almost as a swift warning against Covid prevention complacency, a new variant has come down upon us from the heavens to remind us, once and for all, to wear our masks above our nose and that maybe we shouldn’t...

FPMs Drama Club Productions Showcase Student Talent

FPM’s Drama Club Productions Showcase Student Talent

Kiera Connolly, Junior High Staff Writer December 15, 2021

The 7-9 and 10-12 grade Drama Club Productions took place in the auditorium on November 18th, 19th and shows for the 8th and 7th graders on the 23rd and 24th. The shows were Paper or Plastic (Senior High...

The Drama Club Delivers Two Entertaining Shows

The Drama Club Delivers Two Entertaining Shows

Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened after Goldilocks ran away? Do you remember your first job? These questions are what inspired the short plays presented by the junior and senior high Drama Clubs. As...

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