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Full STEAM Ahead: Art and Science Explored at the Nassau County Museum of Art

December 23, 2019

Talented art students from Ms. Glasser’s Illustration and Design, and Studio Art classes attended a field trip to the Nassau County Museum of Art to see Energy: The Power of Art. For this lively interactive exhibit, NCMA collaborated with Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Tesla Museum to...

Scholarships Are A Necessity For Many Attending College

Scholarships Are A Necessity For Many Attending College

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief

December 22, 2019

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief, reflects on the scholarship process.

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.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief

December 20, 2019

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief, reflects on the holiday season.

Holiday Door Decor On Display

Holiday Door Decor On Display

Christine Tepe, Senior Photographer

December 20, 2019

In order to get students and staff into the holiday spirit, the administrative team at Floral Park Memorial once again arranged for teachers to decorate their classroom and office doors. Participants were not allowed to damage the doors or obstruct their use. This year's winning display was completed...

FPM Showed Its Ugly Side…For A Good Cause

FPM Showed Its Ugly Side…For A Good Cause

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief

December 19, 2019

Co-Editor in Chief Demi Cascio writes about FPM's annual Ugly Sweater Day.

Off Season Practices Benefit Athletic Teams

Off Season Practices Benefit Athletic Teams

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief

December 18, 2019

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief, poses the question: should high school teams be allowed to practice in the off-season?

Is The Holiday Recess Too Long?

Is The Holiday Recess Too Long?

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief

December 17, 2019

Co-Editor in Chief, Demi Cascio addresses the pros and cons of a two week vacation.

New Kids On The Block

New Kids On The Block

Sophia Perno and Hannah Sanders, Junior High Staff Writers

December 16, 2019

Floral Park Memorial's Class of 2025 has much to be excited about. These first few months have been about getting use to life after elementary school, and crossing the bridge into 7th grade. We asked many of our classmates questions about the transition to find out how they were adjusted to life in...

FPM’s Student Body Donated 68 Pints of Blood

FPM’s Student Body Donated 68 Pints of Blood

December 13, 2019

Blood drive hosted by the Leos club was a huge success.

Cole’s Contract Valued More Than NHL Franchises

Cole’s Contract Valued More Than NHL Franchises

Alison Goldberg, Co-Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

Co-Editor in Chief Alison Goldberg puts Gerrit Cole's contract into perspective.

Worth The Wait?

Worth The Wait?

Alison Goldberg and Mr. Simone, Co-Editor in Chief/Advisor

December 11, 2019

There was an arrogance in the halls of Floral Park Memorial this morning. Anyone who encountered a New York Yankees fan could see it a mile away. They finally got their man. Gerrit Cole, the ace nearly everyone thought would sign with one of his hometown California teams, is heading to the Bronx. And...