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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer May 23, 2022

The month of May is known nationally as Mental Health Awareness Month, and has been since 1949. While everyone observes differently, the month is observed as a time to reflect on oneself and raise awareness...

The Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards

Shela Pathiraja, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

A Grammy award is any of a series of awards presented each year in the United States by either the National academy of recording arts & sciences or Latin academy of recording arts & science. The...

The Slap

The Slap

Emma Mathew, Junior High Staff Writer May 6, 2022

We all remember the moment. You’re staying awake watching the Oscars, probably a little later than you should be, and you’re already starting to get bored. Your attention is slipping away, and the...

Poems to Celebrate Spring and Poetry Month

Poems to Celebrate Spring and Poetry Month

Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer May 6, 2022

April is National Poetry Month. Birds I look up at the sky And see the birds fly free As they soar I wonder How fun that must be The birds don’t go to school They don’t need to pay the...

The Soph-Hop Does Not Disappoint

The Soph-Hop Does Not Disappoint

Olivia Yee, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

After a long period of remote learning and COVID 19 restrictions, school dances are finally re-emerging! This was the first Soph Hop since the pandemic and it certainly was not a let down. The Soph-...

Face Masks Optional

Face Masks Optional

Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer April 5, 2022

It has officially been two years since the COVID-19 shutdown and America is taking more and more steps towards normalcy. Masks have become optional in New York, and while many people are ecstatic, others...

Womens History Month... A History

Women’s History Month… A History

Margaret Boyle, Junior High Staff Writer April 5, 2022

Women’s History Month is in March. To close up the month I’m going to tell you the history of Women’s History Month. Like Black History Month, Women’s History Month started from a single week....

FPM Goes Purple for P.S. I Love You Day

FPM Goes Purple for P.S. I Love You Day

Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer March 7, 2022

Everybody loves the color purple, but on February 11th, purple took on a whole new meaning. The halls of FPM were decked out in purple decorations, and inspirational messages were on every locker and every...

Mariame Kaba: Modern Day Abolitionist

Mariame Kaba: Modern Day Abolitionist

Emma Mathew, Junior High Staff Writer March 1, 2022

     In honor of Black History Month, I would like to spotlight one of the most prominent and educated activists of our time, Ms. Mariame Kaba. Given her long list of accomplishments and achievements,...

History of Black History Month

History of Black History Month

Margaret Boyle, Junior High Staff Writer March 1, 2022

In the United States, Black History month is in February. It is a month to celebrate and acknowledge the incredible achievements of African Americans. It isn’t only celebrated in the US but Canada and...

MLB Lockout Overshadows Exciting Off-Season

MLB Lockout Overshadows Exciting Off-Season

RJ Ciaffone, Junior High Staff Writer February 15, 2022

The 2021 MLB off-season was like no other right now. We are in a lockout and many players got a lot of money. Many teams made moves to make them look like contenders and many took a drop off. I will be...

OTE Takes the World by Storm

OTE Takes the World by Storm

Ryan Tanwar, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The new OTE League has taken the social media world by storm and gives an opportunity to high school prospects to showcase their talents. Founded by the media company Overtime, which has amassed over 50...

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