Floral Park Memorial High School’s Class of 2018 entered the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University on June 23 with pride, as the students eagerly anticipated receiving their high school diplomas during the school’s 61st annual commencement exercises.
Congratulations to the Floral Park girls 4x800-meter team for posting a school record of 10:00:90 in the Nassau County meet and earning them first place in the county.
Floral Park Memorial High School hosted the 25th annual Sewanhaka Intra-District Model United Nations Conference on April 14.
Floral Park Memorial students Matthew Kenna, Tyler Palma and Bridget Russell have been nominated by the Broadway Education Alliance to compete for the title of best actor and best actress at The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance on Saturday, May 19 at Pearl Studios in Manhattan.
The Floral Park Memorial PTSA held its annual Reflections Coffeehouse on May 2. This year, the newly formed Creative Writing Club, under the direction of Mr. Dustin Demmers, created an inviting opportunity for students to share their original poetry, short stories and music.
Students at Floral Park Memorial High School joined building and district administrators, Board of Education members and local elected officials for a ribbon-cutting of the school’s new auditorium made possible by the passage of the district’s bond referendum.
Floral Park Memorials’ Model UN team of 24 delegates attended the Delaware University Model UN Conference from March 1-4.
Floral Park Memorial student-leaders participated and facilitated breakout sessions at the leadership university Your Future-Your Success-Your Social Media, hosted by Incorporated Village of Floral Park trustee Dr. Lynn Pombonyo on Feb. 10.
Floral Park Memorial High School’s Leo Club held its third annual installation ceremony at the school on Feb. 13.
Floral Park Memorial students hosted an Activities Day on Feb. 9 for John Lewis Childs and Floral Park-Bellerose schools’ sixth-graders and their families.
Floral Park Memorial FBLA chapter members met with Eastern Region Phi Beta Lambda Vice President Dana Borowski on Jan. 31.
The artwork of 10 district students was featured at the 14th annual Advanced Visions: High School Artists of Excellence exhibit from Dec. 12- Jan. 24 in the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library at LIU Post in Brookville.
Several Floral Park Memorial students participated in the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Festival on Jan. 13-14.
The Virtual Enterprise students from Floral Park Memorial took part in their first-ever Long Island Regional Conference and Exhibition at SUNY Farmingdale on Jan. 9.
Congratulations to Floral Park Memorial students Kiera Boettcher and Christopher McKie for being honored with the New York State Outstanding Physical Education Student Award.
Floral Park Memorial juniors in Gina D’Ammassa’s Spanish IV class constructed replicas of Spanish cities as part of their unit “En La Ciudad.”
In October, H. Frank Carey’s varsity football program teamed up with the Think Pink Club to “Pink Out” for breast cancer awareness.
Floral Park Memorial’s PEARLS leaders attended the Long Island’s Leaders of Tomorrow conference sponsored by Erase Racism on Nov. 10.
Floral Park Police Officer John Groshans discussed several Supreme Court cases with the students in Mr. Joseph Funk’s Criminal Justice classes on Nov. 16.
On Thursday, Nov. 16, Floral Park Memorial High School’s art department hosted the Sewanhaka District Art College and Portfolio Night.
Members of Floral Park Memorial’s Leos Club, under the direction of adviser Kurt Brechtlein, recently participated in the fundraiser Deaf for a Period.
Floral Park Memorial’s varsity football team, cheerleaders and Florettes held Senior Day on Oct. 21.
Floral Park Memorial held its annual Career and Technical Education Expo on Oct. 18.
Congratulations to the seniors of the varsity girls soccer team of Floral Park Memorial High School on their great season.
Floral Park Memorial is proud to announce Sammy Huang and Italia Gorksi as the Class of 2018’s valedictorian and salutatorian.
Eight graduating seniors from Floral Park Memorial were highlighted in the U.S. News and World Report article “How 8 High School Seniors Got Accepted to College.”
The Board of Education of the Sewanhaka Central High School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jason Martin as Principal of Floral Park Memorial High School.
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Floral Park Memorial High School’s Class of 2017 entered the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex on June 24 with pride as they eagerly anticipated receiving their high school diplomas during the school’s 60th annual commencement exercises.
The Leo Club at Floral Park Memorial High School recently ran a successful food/personal-care item drive for Long Island Cares.
Students from Floral Park Memorial's National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society took a trip to John Lewis Childs Elementary School thanks to the Junior Achievement program.
Floral Park Memorial is proud to announce seniors Aideen Gill and Cole Horan as the 2017 Athletes of the Year.
Although it was the hottest day of the year, the SADD students had a great time cleaning up the gardens on May 18 in preparation for the Hance Family Foundation’s Fun Day.
Floral Park Memorial’s new librarian/media specialist Larissa Simonovski organized a trip to the Apple Store in Manhasset for Mr. Kevin Sullivan’s and Ms. Marisa Metzger’s eighth-grade Integrated Advanced co-teach class.
Floral Park Memorial junior Lizade Rodriguez represented the school during the Town of Hempstead’s Students in Government Day.
Floral Park Memorial, in conjunction with The Vietnam War Veterans Association of Nassau County, collected toiletry items for veterans who are homeless or have other needs.
Floral Park Memorial Spanish teacher Gina D’Ammassa has been named Teacher of the Month and Athletic Department secretary Maryanne Iaquinta has been named Staff Member of the Month, both for April.
Floral Park Memorial inducted 26 students into the Business Honor Society on April 7 during a special breakfast, which was organized to celebrate their achievements.
Floral Park Memorial celebrated Culture Week and National World Language Week from March 13-17. Each day was dedicated to different activities that honored and embraced the school’s diversity.
The district’s art department hosted a reception to honor 23 talented student-artists from the district on March 23.
Floral Park Memorial students participated in Nassau Community College’s annual Honors Program Art Competition on March 18. This year’s theme was “Identity.”
The artwork of Floral Park Memorial senior Sarah Saji was exhibited at the Art Supervisors Association’s 2017 Nassau All-County Art Exhibition at Farmingdale State College on March 12.
Floral Park Memorial High School’s Leo Club held its second annual installation ceremony at the school on March 9. Under the advisory of teacher Mr. Kurt Brechtlein, the club is committed to volunteerism, fundraising and service to the community and school.
And the crowd goes wild! On March 1, Floral Park Memorial’s District Sports Night Team shocked the nation. Well maybe not the nation, but definitely the entire H. Frank Carey High School gymnasium. After nearly 30 years, the curse has been broken and Floral Park was crowned first place champions!
Research indicates that students who participate in extracurricular activities perform better academically. 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?
Floral Park’s Future Business Leaders of America participation in the Spring District Meeting at Hofstra University on Jan. 20, was an overall success.
Floral Park Memorial PEARLS leaders participated in the third annual Leadership Symposium held at the Elmont Library on Jan. 10.
Floral Park Memorial seventh-graders Isabella Castillo, Sabrina Nagle and Andrew Pavlovic presented their iPad experiences to the Board of Education during the Board’s December meeting.
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Hempstead Town Councilman Edward Ambrosino paid a visit to Floral Park Memorial’s Virtual Enterprise and Entrepreneurship students on Dec. 6. The councilman shared his experiences in the business world and stressed the importance of a stellar work ethic.
Floral Park Memorial physical education teacher Steve Savino and school registrar Patricia McCallum have been named November’s Teacher of the Month and Staff Member of the Month.
Floral Park Memorial's athletic teams received the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Award of Excellence for their exemplary display of sportsmanship, ethics and integrity during competition. Congratulations to all players and coaches.
Students at Floral Park Memorial helped decorate the Recreation Center at Belmont Park on Nov. 26.
Students from Floral Park Memorial High School’s Virtual Enterprise program took part in their first Business and Entrepreneurship Leadership Conference at Long Island University on Nov. 9.
Members of Floral Park’s Future Business Leaders of America joined other districts students at Sewanhaka Central High School District’s FBLA Induction Dinner Dance on Nov. 2.
Floral Park Memorial is pleased to announce Luke de Armas as valedictorian and Aideen Gill as salutatorian of the Class of 2017.