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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
Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

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
Filed under Staffer

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...

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!...

Xin Chen – Upperclassman of the Month

Xin Chen – Upperclassman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

FDR's diversity, and over 3,000 students, are Xin's favorite things about FDR. She is excited be in touch with people from different parts of the world in just one school. Xin likes all her classes, because she wants to obtain as much knowledge about the world as possible. To Xin, Social Studies gives...

Mr. Ramirez- Staffer of the Month

Mr. Ramirez- Staffer of the Month

Boris Kaplan, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Staffer, Student Life

Congratulations to Mr. Ramirez for being FDR’s Staffer of the Month! Mr. Ramirez is a Forensics and Living Environment teacher, who teaches mostly ELL students. If you ever happen to end up in his class, or just see him in action, you can tell he is a very dedicated teacher, who cares for his stud...

Omr Abdelhamed – Underclassman of the Month

Omr Abdelhamed – Underclassman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

Congratulations to Omr, the Underclassman of the Month. Attending FDR gave Omr some very valuable experiences. Omr is amazed by wonderful teachers, who not only prepare students for tests, but also their lives in the future. Omr also loves the diversity at FDR, and the fact that students are motivated...

Waras Yaqub – Upperclassman of the Month

Waras Yaqub – Upperclassman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

The February Upperclassman of the Month is Waras Yaqub! Waras loves FDR, because it is filled with a wonderful staff and amazing students. Waras has met many great teachers and students at FDR. They have had a significant impact of him. He feels comfortable attending FDR, and he enjoys interacting with...

Xiaoying Mei – Upperclassman of the Month

Xiaoying Mei – Upperclassman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under Stars of the Month, Student Life

Xiaoying Mei is one of FDR's best and most well rounded students.  She was selected to be the Upperclassman of the Month, because of her dedication to her studies and extracurricular involvement. Xiaoying really enjoys attending FDR. Xiaoying believes that FDR has provided her the opportunity to...

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