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Walking Out For A Cause

Walking Out For A Cause

Charlotte Goss, Opinion Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

On Friday, April 20, on the anniversary of the Columbine School Shooting that left 13 people dead, high school students across the nation walked out of thousands of schools in protest of gun violence and the lack of gun regulation. The stated goals of the movement are the banning of AR-15s and high-capacity...

FPM Students Participate In Nationwide Walkout

FPM Students Participate In Nationwide Walkout

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

On Wednesday, March 14, at 10:00 A.M., students and faculty at Floral Park Memorial stood up from their chairs, left their classrooms and walked out onto the football field. The large crowd assembled around the Knights logo, then consolidated in front of the bleachers and remained in silent unison for...

Senior Week 2018

Senior Week 2018

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS, STUDENT LIFE

It’s the week every student looks forward to from the first time they see seniors dressed up in fun, creative costumes. From February 12 to 16, days were designated for seniors to dress up in different outfits. The class of 2018 had been waiting for its turn to enjoy Senior Week ever since 7th grade...

The Stage Is Set

The Stage Is Set

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

For the first few months of the 2017-2018 school year, students at Floral Park Memorial were walking around and going to class in a different version of their school – one that had no music wing, no auditorium, and no full-sized library. For a while, walking by the front of the school or going up the...

Floral Park Memorial’s Mathletes Fail to “Rationalize” the Competition

Floral Park Memorial’s Mathletes Fail to “Rationalize” the Competition

Shane Palma, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

On Friday, February 2, the energy was high, and the temperature was low as Floral Park Memorial’s Senior High Mathletes trekked out to their bus in the early morning. Led by coach and math teacher Mr. Merle, the squad of ten seemed poised to excel at the annual Nassau County Math Tournament. The competition...

Senior’s Special Sojourn to South Korea

Senior’s Special Sojourn to South Korea

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

As tensions between North Korea and the United States over the proliferation of nuclear weapons continue to dominate foreign affairs, many Americans may find it surprising that South Koreans are not as concerned about this situation. Last month, Floral Park Memorial senior Amanda Apurado had the amazing...

Floral Park “Comes Out” For Safer Schools

Floral Park “Comes Out” For Safer Schools

Charlotte Goss, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

October 11th is National Coming Out Day (NCOD), and over 80 high schools on Long Island participated to support safer spaces for LGBTQ youth. Founded in 1988 on the one-year anniversary of the 1987 March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights to celebrate coming out, it has since grown into a day of...

FPM Honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

FPM Honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

Charlotte Goss, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

Monday, Novemeber 20th marked the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), a day to commemorate those who lost their lives as a result of anti-transgender violence. It was founded in 1999 to memorialize the murder of Rita Hester, which caused a surge of public outrage. It has since become a day of visibility...

Floral Park Takes On Liz’s Day

Floral Park Takes On Liz’s Day

Ayesha Khondker and Lorelei Krapf, Staff Writers

November 5, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

Community comes together to raise money for an important cause

What Do Colleges Want To Know About You?

What Do Colleges Want To Know About You?

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, STUDENT LIFE

It’s that time of year again. For seniors, the college application process is well underway, and one of the most important aspects of it is the personal essay. This can also be one of the most vexing parts of the college application process, as pondering what to write can be very an arduous task. Moreo...

Exhilarating Finish To Homecoming Weekend

Exhilarating Finish To Homecoming Weekend

Diana Santoro, Senior Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under LATEST STORIES, STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Football team's last-second victory caps a great weak for Floral Park community

Going Back In Time To Teach

Going Back In Time To Teach

Natalie Asitimbay, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, LATEST STORIES, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Students return to elementary school to teach valuable economics lesson to kindergarteners