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AP US Government and Politics Hallway Mural Project

AP US Government and Politics Hallway Mural Project

Carolyn Faggioni June 7, 2024

Students in my AP US Government and Politics classes create a hallway mural as an option for their final project. The quote was selected by the students (choose from a list that I generate; all quotes...

Senior Interview Spotlight:  Samantha Ambrose 

Senior Interview Spotlight:  Samantha Ambrose 

Cara Kelly June 5, 2024

When I was thinking about what to write for what was likely going to be one of my last articles for The Shield, I decided I wanted to write about someone’s experience here. I will only be here for middle...

Senior Reflections

Senior Reflections

June 5, 2024

    These past six years have been a whirlwind of growth, challenges, and unforgettable memories that have shaped me into the person I am today.      One of the most profound aspects of my...

PALs Dance the Night Away

PALs Dance the Night Away

Maya Bergen May 8, 2024

The annual PALs dance was held in the Fpm back gym on April 18th. Students from the district dressed up and had a lot of fun together. There was pizza, sweets, a photo op for the PALs students, and a DJ.  

Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism

Cara Kelly May 8, 2024

Autism spectrum disorder is a disease we don’t really know a lot about. There are many studies currently going on trying to learn about ASD and its causes or effects. ASD has many different forms as...

Coffee or Tea with Your Poetry?

Coffee or Tea with Your Poetry?

Giuliana DePaola April 18, 2024

            On Thursday, April 4th, the Creative Writing Club hosted its annual Coffeehouse. From 4PM  to 5:30PM students sat at workshop tables where they could express themselves through...

FBLA Students Have Successful Trip to Rochester

FBLA Students Have Successful Trip to Rochester

April 17, 2024

Last week, FBLA students Matthew Bakhsh, Ayushi Das, Aaminah Khondker, and Andres Pena Avila travelled to Rochester NY to participate in the annual State Leadership Conference.  We are pleased to announce...

Boys Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker

Boy’s Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker

Maeve Nee March 14, 2024

  Last Thursday, 2/29/2024 Floral Park Memorial’s boys Varsity Basketball team went up against Friends Academy. Tip off was at 6:00PM at Farmingdale College. The game started, and right from...

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 is a growing cancer in the pancreas,...

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 Long Island – Commack Middle...

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 achievements in the past. So...

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 routine. The teachers decided...

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