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Community Coming Together

Community Coming Together

Demi Cascio, Co-Editor in Chief

October 5, 2019

Anyone who has been a part of the Floral Park Memorial community knows how much the residents are willing to come together in times of need. Liz’s Day is yet another reminder of the great Floral Park spirit.  Founded on the basis of a very serious matter, the tragic death of Elizabeth McFarl...

Broadway Coming To FPM Once Again

Broadway Coming To FPM Once Again

Jake Torres, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

This year's musical production of Shrek promises to highlight the talents of many Floral Park students

History Has Its Eyes On Us

History Has Its Eyes On Us

Tyler Palma, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

After more than three years on Broadway, is Hamilton more phenomenon or hype?

Time For Midterms

Time For Midterms

Alison Goldberg, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

What does it all mean?

Another Cleanup Effort

Another Cleanup Effort

Jaclyn deArmas, Senior Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Led yet again by Ms. Mamo, science teacher at FPM, the ecology club volunteers at Jones Beach cleanup event

Homecoming Parade 2018

Homecoming Parade 2018

September 23, 2018

Pep Rally 2018!

Pep Rally 2018!

September 23, 2018

My Time At Floral Park Memorial

My Time At Floral Park Memorial

Owen Conway, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2018

“It feels like it was just yesterday” and “time flies when you’re having fun” are some of the most well-known clichés. But there is a reason why these sayings are clichés, and it is because they are generally true. As I am getting ready to graduate from Floral Park Memorial, I find myself ...

Walking Out For A Cause

Walking Out For A Cause

Charlotte Goss, Opinion Editor

May 3, 2018

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

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

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

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...