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This Is America 
Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6th, a mob of domestic terrorists stormed the Capitol after being encouraged by their leader. For the first time since the War of 1812, the Capitol building had been breached. Windows...

Ossoff and Warnock Defeat Republican Incumbents Bringing Democrats to Majority in Senate

Ossoff and Warnock Defeat Republican Incumbents Bringing Democrats to Majority in Senate
Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer January 7, 2021

On January 5th, Ossoff and Warnock challenged Perdue and Loeffler for their senate seats. On January 6th, Ossoff and Warnock were declared the projected winners, giving democrats senate majority. This...

Pardon Me? A look at the history and use of presidential pardons.

	
Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Prescott Valley Event Center in Prescott Valley, Arizona.
Daniel Madtes, Staff Writer January 7, 2021

Ever since Joe Biden won the presidency, President Trump has been talking about pardoning his allies and himself, but the question is can he do that, and why is it that the president can decide...

Trump Supporters Storm Capitol Building

Trump Supporters Storm Capitol Building
Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer January 7, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6th, supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, a key government building, launching the entire nation into a state of panic and chaos. This comes after the...

Two Physical Education Students Honored

Two Physical Education Students Honored
January 4, 2021

On December 7, 2020 Michelle Ashbahian and Jack Nolan were honored at the Nassau Zone NYS AHPERD awards dinner for being Outstanding Students in Physical Education at Floral Park High School.  Michelle...

Holiday Traditions In The FPM Community

Holiday Traditions In The FPM Community
Sofia Pierno, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE! This month, I worked on gathering information on holiday traditions. The overwhelming majority of people who answered said that they celebrate Christmas. In second place was Hanukkah,...

Cooking With James – Chicken Wrap

Cooking With James  - Chicken Wrap
James Goldberg, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Chicken Wrap: Serves 1 Take about 6oz of a chicken breast and season it with salt and pepper. Put it in the oven at 425 degrees for about 15 minutes (time may change depending on your oven). ...

Jacob Sinanan Named Class of 2021 Valedictorian

Jacob Sinanan Named Class of 2021 Valedictorian
December 16, 2020

Jacob Sinanan has strived for and achieved academic success in all of his classes, earning him the prestigious title of Valedictorian for the Class of 2021.  Jacob will graduate this upcoming June having...

Jacqueline Kelly Named 2021 Salutatorian

Jacqueline Kelly Named 2021 Salutatorian
December 15, 2020

Humble, gifted, and selfless aptly describe Floral Park Memorial High School’s Salutatorian for the Class of 2021, Jacqueline Kelly.  During her years at Floral Park Memorial, Jacqueline has distinguished...

Easy Eats With Emma – Five Ingredient Churros

Emma Mathew, Junior High Staff Writer December 14, 2020

Hey! Hey! You there, with the sleep deprivation and thirty assignments due. You know what you need right now? Churros. Easy to make, twenty minute churros. Bonus points if you eat them with chopsticks. Ingredients: ...

Trump Administration To Execute Brandon Bernard And Four Others Before End Of Term 

Trump Administration To Execute Brandon Bernard And Four Others Before End Of Term 
Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

On Thursday, the Trump Administration had scheduled Brandon Bernard’s execution. Bernard is one of five death sentences the administration plans to carry out before leaving office. This decision has...

Interview with Leighton Gouveia: A great friend, and completely random seventh grader

7th grader, Leighton Gouveia
William Kelleher, Junior High Staff Writer December 10, 2020

Leighton Gouveia has been a good friend of mine since the fourth grade. Since then, Leighton and I have been in pretty much every class together since then. He also is one of many great Boy Scouts from...

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