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When This Is Over – a poem

When This Is Over - a poem

Nicole Devine, Senior Contributor

April 9, 2020

Senior Nicole Devine shares a poem about what it will be like when the Covid-19 pandemic is over.

“Outside” – a Villanelle

Joshua Parris, Senior Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

Senior Joshua Parris shares a villanelle poem about his social distancing experience.

Coronavirus: What Do I Need To Know?

Coronavirus: What Do I Need To Know?

Jaysen Velasco, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

Senior Jaysen Velasco offers some advice on dealing with coronavirus.

Caronacation

Caronacation

Demi Cascio, Co-editor in Chief

March 18, 2020

Senior Demi Cascio reflects on the recent school closing due to Covid-19.

Nineteen FPM Students Experience All That Spain and Portugal Have to Offer

Left to right: (back) Dylan Gammarato, Kayla Diaz, Meghan Kilcarr, Lily Doyle, Emerson Lucatorto, Tulah Chatterton, Madison Otway, Joseph Zucclamaglio, Francis Brandt (front) Mr. Drivas, Kate Catterson, Sofia Neuscheler, Christina Diguglielmo, Natalia Gechlik, Gianna Angulo-Triana, Alison Goldberg, Julia Manolios and Dr. D’Ammassa

Alison Goldberg, Co-editor in Chief

March 12, 2020

Senior Alison Goldberg recounts a very memorable school trip to Spain and Portugal.

Gingerbread house? How about a gingerbread village?!?!

Gingerbread house?  How about a gingerbread village?!?!

Sofia Pierno, Junior High Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

Junior High Staff Writer, Sofia Pierno writes about a recent visit to a Gingerbread Village.

Speaking From The Heart

Speaking From The Heart

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018

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

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

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

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