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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...

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...

On Thin Ice, How the Inuit Adapt to Climate Change

On Thin Ice, How the Inuit Adapt to Climate Change

Mia Hernandez, Junior High Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Remember when you learned about the Inuit tribes in elementary school? Well, they still live today with a population of over 140,000 people scattered around Canada, Greenland,  Denmark, and the US! With...

What Could The Spikes Of COVID-19 Cases Mean?

What Could The Spikes Of COVID-19 Cases Mean?

Daniel Madtes, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Everyone seems to be focusing more on the election results. Biden is now discussing his presidency and his potential cabinet members, while current President Donald Trump is waging legal battles...

British Peer Sparks Outrage After Calling Kamala Harris “The Indian”

British Peer Sparks Outrage After Calling Kamala Harris “The Indian”

Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

On Saturday November 7th, Biden and Harris became the President-elect and Vice President-elect after four days of ballot counting. Harris broke numerous barriers as the first biracial, black, Asian-American...

Biden Defeats Trump in 2020 Presidential Election

Biden Defeats Trump in 2020 Presidential Election

Joslyn Varkey, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

On Saturday, November 7th, Joseph R. Biden was elected as America’s 46th president after four days of ballot counting. Biden’s victory is credited to the successful flip of Nevada, Pennsylvania, Michigan,...

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