The Shield

Speaking From The Heart

Speaking From The Heart

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, NEWS

Former wrestler provides FPM students with an inspirational assembly

A Great New Addition

A Great New Addition

Zachary Velez, Junior High Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

FPM has some of the best teachers ever. And we just added another to the collection!! As the new physical education teacher and varsity football coach, Mr. Pickett is quite an interesting individual. Mr. Pickett has been a member of the Sewanhaka Central High School District for nine years. He is ...

Senior’s Special Sojourn to South Korea

Senior’s Special Sojourn to South Korea

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

As tensions between North Korea and the United States over the proliferation of nuclear weapons continue to dominate foreign affairs, many Americans may find it surprising that South Koreans are not as concerned about this situation. Last month, Floral Park Memorial senior Amanda Apurado had the amazing...

Top of the Class of 2017

Top of the Class of 2017

June 20, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

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


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

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


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

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


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, SPORTS, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

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

Movie Review – Logan (No Spoilers)

Movie Review – Logan (No Spoilers)

Pierce Buckley, Senior Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, FEATURES, STUDENT LIFE

Student gives high grade for recent action movie

School of Rock

School of Rock

Owen Conway, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Battle of the Bands Rocks FPM

7th Grade Class Board Elections

7th Grade Class Board Elections

October 27, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES

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 Lacey - Vice President Andrew Pavlovic - Treasurer Sabrina Nagle - President Kaitlin Owen - President Daniella Zacha...

The Truth About Senior Year

The Truth About Senior Year

Maggie Sheehan, Class of 2016

June 23, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, OPINIONS

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 are in their shoes. They’ll tell you that the time flies by and you’ll never realize it until you are walking out of the school...

Say No To The Sweater!

Say No To The Sweater!

Michelle Lee, Senior Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


Filed under CULTURE, FASHION, FEATURES, LATEST STORIES

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, Sartorial, wanted to do make a loud statement that would "ring in the holiday cheer." In November, Ms. D’Ammassa and Ms.Murphy,...