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Top Cougars!

Top Cougars!

June 6, 2016

This issue of The New Dealer honors FDR's finest.  Valedictorian, Melagras (Mila) Mirzakandova and Salutatorian, Besmira Alija.  We are proud to recognize their achievements and give them the opportunity to address their school. Valedictorian- Melagras Mirzakandova It is hard to believe that four years ago, we...

Mr. Timmins- Staffer of the Month

Mr. Timmins- Staffer of the Month

Xiao Han Jiang, Reporter

June 6, 2016

Congratulations to Mr. Timmins for being named the Staffer of the Month!  Mr. Timmins is a Senior College Advisor at FDR High School. He has been working as the College Advisor since 1982. Before that, he was a junior high school Social Studies teacher, guidance counselor, and a teacher of the emotionally...

Oscar Osorio Ortiz- Upperclassman Of The Month

Oscar Osorio Ortiz- Upperclassman Of The Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

June 6, 2016

Guess who is the Upperclassman of the Month? That's right, it is Oscar Osorio Ortiz! To Oscar, FDR is filled with teachers and classmates who will always be around when you have struggles. Oscar's favorite subjects are History and Math. History has taught Oscar about the stories of many great leaders,...

Husan Usmanov-Underclassman of the Month

Husan Usmanov-Underclassman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

June 6, 2016

Congratulation to our Underclassman of the Month, Husan Usmanov! Even though FDR was not Husan's first choice, he is totally surprised by FDR's environment. Not only has the diversity at FDR went beyond Husan's expectation, it also made learning easier for him. He enjoys working with diverse people who...

Ilya Gorshteyn- Senior of the Month

Ilya Gorshteyn- Senior of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Congratulation to Ilya Gorshteyn, this edition's Senior of the Month! As one of the experienced FDR family members, Ilya especially loves the variety of courses FDR has to offer, with just the right teachers to teach them. Ilya's favorite subjects are Math and Science. Solving problems logically and...

Lazizjon Negmatullaev- Freshman of the Month

Lazizjon Negmatullaev- Freshman of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Lazizjon Negmatullaev is this edition's Freshman of the Month.  Lazizjon loves going to FDR.  He thinks it is a great school, with nice and kind teachers.  He feels very safe and loved at FDR.  Lazizjon's favorite subjects are Math and Science.  He is really good at both, especially Math.  He has...

Kelly Wu — Junior of the Month

Kelly Wu — Junior of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

April 21, 2016

A round of applause for Kelly Wu, the Junior of the Month! Kelly was a little scared before she started at FDR because of the unfamiliar environment. However, she got a lot more comfortable attending FDR, as she gets to know more teachers and students. AP U.S. History and Pre-Calculus are Kelly's favorite...

A.P. Talk- Mr. Colon

A.P. Talk- Mr. Colon

Carla Munoz, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Mr. Colon started the year as FDR's Assistant Principal of Compliance. However, midway through the year, he took over as the Assistant Principal of the ISS Department.  His new position has him constantly on the move.  The New Dealer was lucky to get some time to interview Mr. Colon. How long have yo...

Miao Ying Mei – Senior of the Month

Miao Ying Mei – Senior of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

February 10, 2016

Congratulation to Miao Ying, the Senior of the Month! Miao Ying enjoyed attending FDR, because of its diverse environment which provided more opportunities to learn from different kinds of students. Miao Ying thinks that the students at FDR are very unique, and she has already developed great friendships...

Poet of the Month- Shamim Rahman

Poet of the Month- Shamim Rahman

February 9, 2016

Shamim Rahman Acrostic poem Children were forced to work each day How can I support my family with such little pay? I try to work hard, but I’m becoming very weak Lowering my hours of work is all I seek Dying slowly while I work in the same spot   Locked in a room which is dry and ...

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