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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...

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....

Island Harvest Holiday Food Drive / Ugly Sweater Day

Island Harvest Holiday Food Drive / Ugly Sweater Day

Furqan Ahsan, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

As part of our annual contribution to the Long Island Harvest Food Drive, Floral Park Memorial will be hosting a non-perishable food and canned goods collection from November 17th through December 17th....

U. S. States See Rise in Covid-19 Cases After Thanksgiving Holiday

U. S. States See Rise in Covid-19 Cases After Thanksgiving Holiday

Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

After Thanksgiving gatherings, many states have reported surges in Covid-19 cases leaving many with growing concerns regarding Christmastime festivities. In certain states with an excessive case number,...

The Drama Club Delivers Two Entertaining Shows

The Drama Club Delivers Two Entertaining Shows

Giuliana DePaola, Junior High Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened after Goldilocks ran away? Do you remember your first job? These questions are what inspired the short plays presented by the junior and senior high Drama Clubs. As...

Gagandeep Kaur Named Class of 2022 Valedictorian

Gagandeep Kaur Named Class of 2022 Valedictorian

November 4, 2021

Gagandeep Kaur is proud to be selected, as the Valedictorian for the Class of 2022 at Floral Park Memorial High School. She is seen all over our campus as President of the Art Honor Society. Where she...

Meaghan Kilcarr Named Class of 2022 Salutatorian

Meaghan Kilcarr Named Class of 2022 Salutatorian

November 4, 2021

Meaghan Kilcarr has distinguished herself as an ambitious, enthusiastic, and diligent student who has made an indelible mark at our high school. Meaghan’s success in the classroom is astounding. As a...

Oil Leak Causes Ecological Disaster

Oil Leak Causes Ecological Disaster

Mia Hernandez, Junior High Staff Writer October 4, 2021

On October 2nd, in Huntington Beach, non-expected devastation occurred. Elly, an oil rig pipeline had spewed hundreds of thousands of gallons of toxic oil into the ocean. Immediately, press releases...

Innovation Underway: Covid-19 Odor Technology

Innovation Underway: Covid-19 Odor Technology

Furqan Ahsan , Staff Writer February 10, 2021

The world has been under lockdown since early 2020 as a result of the deadly global pandemic. Originating from Wuhan, China, millions of people have been infected worldwide in a frenzy. Covid is a strain...

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...

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...

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...

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