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Broadway Coming To FPM Once Again

Broadway Coming To FPM Once Again

Jake Torres, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

This year's musical production of Shrek promises to highlight the talents of many Floral Park students

Ten Bold Sports Predictions For 2019

Ten Bold Sports Predictions For 2019

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

January 5, 2019


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

2018 was a special year in sports. From the Cinderella story Golden Knights improbably run to the Stanley Cup Finals to the #16 seed University of Maryland Baltimore County (future home of FPM senior lacrosse standout Mitchell Kozak) knocking out the #1 seed Virginia in the March Madness Tournament, t...

What A “Knight”

What A “Knight”

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

December 16, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

The boys' varsity basketball team enjoys a great experience playing at the Nassau Coliseum

Welcome To The MLB Winter Meetings

Welcome To The MLB Winter Meetings

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

Rumors of a New York to New York trade set up an off-season to remember

Knights Start Season With A Bang

Knights Start Season With A Bang

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

Dominating third quarter lifts the boys' varsity basketball team to an impressive season-opening victory over Roslyn

Social Studies Teacher Brings Real Life Experience Back To Floral Park

Social Studies Teacher Brings Real Life Experience Back To Floral Park

Jake Torres, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS

As the newest member of the Social Studies Department, now in his fourth year, Mr. Vanenburg has some catching up to do with some of his more well-traveled colleagues. Ms. Pari, the chairperson, Ms. Dierlem and Ms. Linger have been overseas numerous times while Ms. Francis is getting closer to her goal...

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Three

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Three

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

The Shield's editor in chief discusses the offseason wish lists for the Mets and Yankees

The Future of Sports is in Vegas

The Future of Sports is in Vegas

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 24, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

With the Golden Knights established and the Raiders on the way, Vegas looks to become the next sports hub of America

Big Maple To The Big Apple

Big Maple To The Big Apple

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 20, 2018


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Yankees make blockbuster deal with Mariners to acquire starting pitcher James Paxton

Girls’ Soccer Team Spoils Carle Place Senior Day

Girls’ Soccer Team Spoils Carle Place Senior Day

November 19, 2018


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Lady Knights upset Carle Place 5-4 for best win of the season

Pre-Season All Star Appearance For Knights’ Hoops Player

Pre-Season All Star Appearance For Knights’ Hoops Player

November 18, 2018


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Delgado impresses in Nassau-Suffolk basketball game

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Two

Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Two

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

November 18, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS

After hearing the positive responses to the first installment of my podcast, I decided to record a second one. This week, I sat down with fellow Floral Park Memorial student, and writer for The Shield, Zach Velez, to discuss the current crop of NBA rookies. Zach and I both agree that this class is an e...