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Underclassman of the Month- Jumanne Hadden

Underclassman of the Month- Jumanne Hadden

Samia Tariq, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

Congratulations to this month's Underclassman of the Month- Jumanne Hadden! Jumanne is an up and coming Cougar. This is his freshman year at FDR, and he is excited about being here. Jumanne describes FDR and a welcoming and calm place. Jumanne has wasted no time getting involved at FDR. He is on the...

Upperclassman of the Month-Emanuel Casillas

Upperclassman of the Month-Emanuel Casillas

Samia Tariq, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

A very big congratulations to the upperclassman of this month. There are many successful students in FDR and this month's Upperclassman is Emanuel Casillas, a hard working student and the Captain of FDR's Bowling team. Emanuel is surely one to be recognized. Emanuel is recognized as one of the best...

Cougars! Get Involved!

Cougars! Get Involved!

Elena Grubova, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Student Life

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try! Are you new at FDR? Have a lot of free time? Interested in trying new things? Want to meet new people? FDR has the perfect variety of solutions for you! Our school has everything to become your second home and make you happy. The variety of clubs ...

Valedictorian of the Class of 2017- Sirajum Sandhi

Valedictorian of the Class of 2017- Sirajum Sandhi

Boris Kaplan, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

A great person is a subjective opinion. It is dependent on one’s worldviews and other such opinions. Yet there are some descriptions that can be agreed upon. A person who overcomes struggles that would bring others into an inescapable pit, is a great person. A person who excels in their studies, is...

Mohammad Rahman – Upperclassman of the Month

Mohammad Rahman – Upperclassman of the Month

Mohammad Rahman, Reporter

June 2, 2017


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Congratulations to Mohammad Rahman, the June Upperclassman of the Month! Coming to FDR, feeling welcomed and safe, makes Mohammad love attending FDR. The various teams and clubs provided at FDR, make sure that Mohammad and the other students don’t lose interest in school. Mohammad believes that...

John Morgan – Underclassman of the Month

John Morgan – Underclassman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

John enjoys attending FDR because of the friendly staff, students, and a clean environment. Math and Global Studies are John’s favorite subjects, because the teachers have successfully consolidated their teaching skills with their senses of humor. John interviewed for the Student Ambassadors, because...

Laura Alvarez

Laura Alvarez

June 2, 2017


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Dr. Laura Alvarez originally wanted to become a Psychologist. However, she was, in her own quirky words, “a goober” in Math (whatever that means). She was asked by the Statistics Department at Brooklyn College to come over to "The Math Side." She stayed, and taught Computer Math at FDR in 1986, h...

Is Peer Mediation For You?

Is Peer Mediation For You?

Priscilla Soo, Contributor

June 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Among many of FDR's clubs and teams, peer mediation is one of them. Peer mediation consists of students helping other students solve disputes they may be having. According Ms. Simone, any issue can be fixed through this as long as students are willing to talk about it. The peer mediation office is looking...

How should you prepare for college?

How should you prepare for college?

Samia Tariq, Contributor

June 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

June is finally here, seniors are graduating, summer vacation is here and for some the pressure of finding the perfect college has begun. Juniors should have already started prepping for their college applications and if you have not started yet, the summer is the perfect time to begin. This summer...

Nijear Mitchell – Upperclassman of the Month

Nijear Mitchell – Upperclassman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

A special congratulations to Nijear Michell, FDR's Upperclassman of the Month. Nijear is one of FDR's favorite cougars. He is a dedicated student and an outstanding role model for our younger students. Nijear finds FDR to be a great place, where teachers motivate their students to achieve their goals!...

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