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School of Rock

School of Rock

Owen Conway, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

Battle of the Bands Rocks FPM

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

Owen Conway, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

Do you want to enjoy the fun and energy of live music without spending hundreds of dollars on it? Then look no further than Floral Park Memorial, because Battle of the Bands is back! On March 8th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, FPM’s best musicians will take the stage (or cafeteria B floor) to determine who...

Another Generous Student Council Event

Another Generous Student Council Event

February 16, 2017

Floral Park Memorial High School concluded its Holiday Food Drive for Island Harvest on Friday, December 9th. This is the fourth consecutive year that Floral Park students, faculty, and staff, under the direction of Student Council and the Social Studies department, have participated in Island Harvest’s...

Class of 2023 Gets A Taste Of FPM

Class of 2023 Gets A Taste Of FPM

February 5, 2017

Research indicates that students who participate in extracurricular activities perform better academically in school. So what better way to get the class of 2023 heading in that direction than to expose the students to the abundance of clubs that Floral Park Memorial has to offer? Thanks to the...

Sending Holiday Cheers!

Sending Holiday Cheers!

Vishal Mirchandani and Tina Seuling, Senior Staff Writers

January 2, 2017

Inspired by the holiday spirit spreading around the nation, the World Language Honor Society at Floral Park Memorial High School decided to make holiday cards for those who need a little extra joy this year. When asked why she believed holiday cards were the best way to give back this holiday season,...

Young And Old Come Together For Holiday Season

Young And Old Come Together For Holiday Season

Sarah Chimera, Senior Staff Writer

January 2, 2017

What better way to start the holiday season than for students to bring a smile to the faces of the elderly. ​On Tuesday, December 12th, the Floral Park Florettes took a trip to the Arbors Assisted Living Facility in Jericho. The purpose was to perform for its residents. The Florettes arrived, expecting...

Floral Park – A Community To Be Proud Of

Floral Park –  A Community To Be Proud Of

Michael Viscovich, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2016

​On November 19th, the Village of Floral Park once again hosted the Turkey Bowl at the Floral Park Recreation Center. The Turkey Bowl is an annual touch football game that has been put on for the past eight years for special needs children from the Sewanhaka School District who really just want a day...

Advice For Incoming 7th Graders

Advice For Incoming 7th Graders

Darlenys Sanchez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Welcome to FPM, the class of 2022! Seventh grade, your first year in a school where you have multiple teachers and classes on both the first and second floors. All of you running in the halls, hyperventilating because you do not want to be late. Your bookbags appear to weigh 700 pounds because you...

Field of Honor

Field of Honor

Lauryn Scott, Staff Writer

June 22, 2016

The R.O.O.T.S. Christian Club, supervised by Mrs. Lauria, and Leo’s, supervised by Mr. Brechtlein, joined forces to raise awareness of the meaning of the American Flag and to honor the veterans who have fought for the United States. Students sold 3’x5’ American Flags and placed them around the...

Students Helping Those In Need

Students Helping Those In Need

Tina Seuling, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016

On Saturday, March 19th, Floral Park Memorial’s World Language Honor Society went to the Ronald McDonald House to cook breakfast for the families. Mr. Christianson and Mrs. Powers supervised a group of six students - Nicole Metrick, Nora Brennan, Sarah Chimera, Jocelyn Cottington, Emmanuel Betancourt...

Battle of the Bands for a Cause

Battle of the Bands for a Cause

Sophia Ramcharitar, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

On Wednesday, March 2, the Floral Park Memorial Student Council will hold its annual Battle of the Bands event. The night will feature numerous acts that transcend traditional rock band styles, including a teacher act. Veteran bands like Third Rail and Summer Haze will be performing their unique adaptions...