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Mr. Scherer’s Class Focuses on 9/11

Mr. Scherer’s Class Focuses on 9/11

September 29, 2014


Filed under Clubs, Poetry

The following two poems were inspired by Mr. Scherer’s annual 9/11 lesson that teaches the events of that day while focusing on civic virtue.  After the lesson students were given a list of differentiated assignments to choose from.  Here are two beautiful 9/11 poems and other art work from this...

Chinese Cultural Club

Chinese Cultural Club

Mohammed Shoyeb, Reporter

June 3, 2014


Filed under Clubs

Of all the after school associations, the largest of them all would most definitely have to be the Chinese Cultural Club. It has approximately 80 members, this being approximate, because keeping track of such a large crew at all times can be a difficult task. Nonetheless, they have a lot of fun together...

5 Simple Ways to Help the Environment!

5 Simple Ways to Help the Environment!

Jiada Zhao, Reporter

June 3, 2014


Filed under Clubs, Environmentalist

The world’s environment is going through harsh times. It’s being polluted everyday and eventually the earth will become an uninhabitable wasteland. That is why we, the people, must do everything we can to prevent that. Here are 5 simple ways that you, as high school students, can help the environment...

Math Team

Math Team

April 23, 2014


Filed under Clubs, Math Team

On the 29th of March 2014, around 90 high school students chose to gather at FDR High School to attend a specific event. What possible event would warrant such devotion that so many students would be willing to sacrifice their Saturdays? Believe it or not, the event was the South Brooklyn Invitational...

The New Dealer Is Hiring!

The New Dealer Is Hiring!

April 23, 2014


Filed under Clubs

The New Dealer, FDR's online newspaper, is looking for talented and responsible writers for the 2014-2015 school year.  We have several seniors who are graduating this year.  If you are interested in the any of the openings below, see Mr. Sullivan in room 113 or 129 during the month of May.  All ap...

Microbeads

Microbeads

Jiada Zhao

April 23, 2014


Filed under Clubs, Environmentalist

Here’s something new: microbeads. They’re bio-reactive molecules that can be absorbed or coupled to their surfaces and used to separate biological materials such as cells and proteins.  Right now, they’re found in a lot of everyday cosmetic products, ranging from toothpaste and soap all the way...

Robotics Club

Robotics Club

February 10, 2014


Filed under Clubs, Robotics

The Robotics Club is an after school program that is held in room 404 under the supervision of Mr. Salvatore Catalano. There are two student supervisors along with him, Cosmo Borsky and Serhiy Dmytruk. The club takes place after period-8 and finishes at least an hour after period-10, allowing freshmen...

Endangered Animals and Species

Endangered Animals and Species

Jiada Zhao, Reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under Clubs, Environmentalist

It’s a new year and 10 – 25 unique species have just gone extinct. But why worry about what’s already lost, let’s focus on the species that we can still help and save, let’s talk about endangered animals. The reason why endangered animals are endangered in the first place is because of us,...

The Anime Club

The Anime Club

Mohammed Shoyeb, Reporter

December 10, 2013


Filed under Anime, Clubs

The Anime Club is an after school gathering held in room 404. It is a rare scene to view such joy and enthusiasm from a math teacher’s room; however, Mr. Catalano is no ordinary math teacher. He is a brilliant individual who accommodates to everyone’s needs for their own benefit. With his permission, his room is commandeered on Wednesdays and Thursday...

Hydrofracking

Hydrofracking

Jiada Zhao, Reporter

December 10, 2013


Filed under Clubs, Environmentalist

  The winter season is here, and what better way to warm up for it than to talk about hydraulic fracturing!  We’ll just call it hydrofracking. Hydrofracking is a process that involves the mixing of water with sand and various chemicals, and then injected them into wellbores at high pressures....

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