The New Dealer

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Principal Katz Is Proud To Lead Our School!

Principal Katz Is Proud To Lead Our School!

Tahiya Naoshin, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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Recently, The New Dealer was honored to interview Principal Katz. She is very proud of all the amazing students and staff here at FDR. Here is our Q & A with Principal Katz! Q#1: What are some school goals going into this academic year? Ans: We are making sure that every student, and teacher, get...

Doomang St. Jacques – Cougar of the Month

Doomang St. Jacques – Cougar of the Month

Mohinur Shodieva, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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Congratulations to Doomang St. Jaques for being named our Female Cougar of the Month. She loves attending FDR, because FDR offers many clubs, activities and teams for students. Doomang has taken part in our Flag Football team and Cheerleading. She has made the most of all the opportunities FDR has t...

Qadeer Shahbaz- Cougar of the Month

Qadeer Shahbaz- Cougar of the Month

Mohinur Shodieva, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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When people say something is impossible, Qadeer is there to prove them wrong. Qadeer was chosen to be the Male Cougar of the Month for his unlimited hard work and academic achievements. No matter how hard it is for some of us wake up in the morning, Qadeer has never been late, or absent. FDR is where Q...

Get Involved Cougars!

Get Involved Cougars!

October 11, 2018


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October and November are busy months in Cougar Country!  There are several school and fund raising events to get involved in! The Walk To Fight Breast Cancer on October 21st- Check in room 119 for fundraising activities and walk information. Canned Food Drive- Start dropping off canned food to...

Eric Dittus- FDR’s Valedictorian

Eric Dittus- FDR’s Valedictorian

Tahiya Naoshin, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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In Latin, valedictorian means, to "bid farewell.” Being named Valedictorian symbolizes the highest honor an individual can achieve academically in high school. You've seen smart, hard-working students get the title, but this year's Valedictorian is none other than the great and wonderful, Eric Dittus. Eric...

I Heard You’re Graduating by Xiaoying Mei

I Heard You’re Graduating by Xiaoying Mei

Xiaoying Mei, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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I started at FDR as a sophomore, at the same time I arrived to the United States. In the beginning, I struggled to adapt quickly to the unfamiliar learning environment. However, I feel grateful that I have taken AP classes since the beginning of junior year, which exposed me to various interesting subje...

Richard A. Carranza: Our New Chancellor

Richard A. Carranza: Our New Chancellor

Samia Tariq, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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Recently FDR High school was given the opportunity to attend a Student Journalism Q&A with the new Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, Richard A. Carranza. Chancellor Carranza previously was the Superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, which is the largest school...

Ms. Messmann And Our Dual Language Program!

Ms. Messmann And Our Dual Language Program!

Elena Grubova, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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The New Dealer recently had the honor of interviewing Ms. Messmann, our Assistant Principal of World Language! Ms. Messmann is finishing her first full year as the leader of our World Language Department. We learned some interesting facts about the new Dual Language Academy starting next year and Ms M...

Let’s Go “INTO THE WOODS”

Let’s Go “INTO THE WOODS”

Tahiya Naoshin, Reporter

March 23, 2018


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The FDR Theatre Company recently presented Into the Woods! It was fun from beginning to end, and the audience got to see just how talented every character was throughout the whole play. According to Mr. Meyers, our Director, "I have always wanted to do this play. It is a great play about over coming...

Cougars of the Month- Neisha Luce

Cougars of the Month- Neisha Luce

Samia Tariq, Reporter

March 23, 2018


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FDR is much like home to many of the students that go here. Neisha Luce, a Cougar of the Month, is part of the vast group of students that sees FDR as a home away from home. According to her, FDR is an amazing place with talented and intelligent people. She has found many friends and people who she considers...

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