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Seventh Graders Enjoy A Fun Night at Dance

Seventh Graders Enjoy A Fun Night at Dance

Thomas Kenna, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2014

“But first, let me take a selfie.” That line, along with many others, was heard on Friday, September 19th at the Seventh Grade Dance. Student Council ran the event, selling tickets during lunch periods the week before and decorating the cafeterias after school that Friday. The cafeterias looked beautiful. Then,...

The Beginning of that Scary, Exciting, and Fun Adventure

The Beginning of that Scary, Exciting, and Fun Adventure

Thomas Kenna, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2014

September 2nd was the first day many students were required to wake up before noon in two months. For Floral Park Memorial’s youngest students, the Class of 2020, this day came on August 28th. Seventh grade orientation was a busy event. Dr. Sottile opened the event, followed by some words from Senior...

Floral Park relays to fight back against cancer

Floral Park Relay for Life

Dustin Demmers, Dorothy Drexel, and Christin Mason

June 11, 2014

This article was originally published on MSG Varsity. On June 6 into June 7, Floral Park Memorial High School held its first Relay for Life Event. It was a huge success, and $110,535.23 was raised for cancer research. Almost 400 students, teachers, and community members camped-out on the high school...

Floral Park honors 2014 valedictorian, salutatorian

Floral Park honors 2014 valedictorian, salutatorian

Samine Charles, Student Support Services Chairperson

April 23, 2014

This article was originally published on MSG Varsity. Congratulations Carly Apar Floral Park Memorial’s class of 2014 Valedictorian. Carly is intelligent, talented, unassuming and a phenomenal student. Throughout her years at Floral Park Memorial High School Carly has demonstrated tenacity and dedication...

Strike up the FPM band

Strike up the FPM band

Ryan Casale

December 11, 2013

The FPM Marching Band and Color Guard had a very successful season, beginning a few weeks before school started, when they attended band camp. It consisted of full days of practice with an hour off for lunch, as well as an hour for dinner. The show this year was Ka (The Fire Within) from Cirque Du Soleil,...

Mike Spina is NY Jets High School Coach of the Week

Mike Spina is NY Jets High School Coach of the Week

Billy Cotsalas

November 10, 2013

FPM’s varsity football coach, Mike Spina, was named Coach of the Week by the New York Jets organization. According to the New York Jets’ staff writers, “The award, in its 18th year, is given to a coach in the tri-state area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound ...

World languages, a great start at Floral Park Memorial

World languages, a great start at Floral Park Memorial

John Christianson, World Language Department Chairperson

November 9, 2013

The school year has gotten off to a great start for students and teachers in World Languages classes at Floral Park Memorial High School.  Everyone has been excited to learn and teach Spanish, French, and Italian in vivid and stimulating classrooms. October was National Spanish Heritage month.  P...

Author and Veteran Luis Montalvan Speaks at FPM Reads

Author and Veteran Luis Montalvan Speaks at FPM Reads

Michelle Lee, Student Writer

October 26, 2013

On Thursday, October 24 about 75 people attended the annual FPM Reads program to listen to a very inspirational man, Luis Carlos Montalvan. His book, Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him, is about his experience as a soldier from the age of 17, the physical and emo...