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Top Cougars!

Top Cougars!

June 6, 2016


Filed under Senior, Student Life

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...

Ilya Gorshteyn- Senior of the Month

Ilya Gorshteyn- Senior of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month

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...

Miao Ying Mei – Senior of the Month

Miao Ying Mei – Senior of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

February 10, 2016


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month

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...

Kazi Saimul Ahasan – Senior of the Month

Kazi Saimul Ahasan – Senior of the Month

Xin Hang Xie, Reporter

December 4, 2015


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month

Congrats to Kazi for being the Senior of the Month! For Kazi, attending FDR is a dream come true. When he first came to FDR, he did not speak English and was not confident about his presence. FDR has made him who he is today, by teaching him English and more importantly making him confident. One of Kazi's...

Ann Bukhgalter- Senior of the Month

Ann Bukhgalter- Senior of the Month

Xinhang Xie, Reporter

October 4, 2015


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month

Congrats Ann Bukhgalter! Ann is September's Senior of the Month. It was an eventful four years at FDR, according to Ann. She felt that she could not have picked a better school. Ann said that, here at FDR,  she is surrounded by amazing and supportive teachers and classmates. Even regents week and A.P....

Senior of the a Month- Daniel Nolberto

Senior of the a Month- Daniel Nolberto

Michealla Aprigliano

April 16, 2015


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month, Student Life

Daniel Nolberto is FDR's fantastic photographer for the Newspaper, Yearbook, and Video yearbook. His contribution to the school has made him Senior of the Month. He thinks his high school experience has been amazing and wouldn’t change it. Daniel wants to attend Full Sail University in Florida. His...

Senior of the Month- Mandy Ho

Senior of the Month- Mandy Ho

February 23, 2015


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month, Student Life

Mandy Ho was nominated by her AP Bio teacher to be this edition’s Senior of the Month.  She wishes she had joined clubs and teams in the beginning of  her freshman year. She also wishes she could have expressed herself more, and not been too quiet in the beginning of her senior year of high school....

Senior of the Month- Sumayya Mushtaq

Senior of the Month- Sumayya Mushtaq

Michealla Aprigliano, Editor

December 5, 2014


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month, Student Life

Sumayya Mushtaq is the Senior of the Month. She is having a wonderful high school experience and has made lots of friends. She would not change a thing. Sumayya is interested in being a secondary Special Education teacher. She will study at Kingsborough College, and then in 2 years she will transfer...

Senior of the Month – Ivan Gubarev

Senior of the Month – Ivan Gubarev

Michealla Aprigliano, Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month, Student Life

Ivan Gubarev is October’s Senior of the Month. According to Ivan, everything is perfect with his senior schedule.  Though he would like to have two periods of weight training. He hasn’t made up his mind about a specific college, but he wants to study International Affairs. Ivan’s favorite teacher...

Senior of the Month – Cui Lin Lee

Senior of the Month – Cui Lin Lee

Michealla Aprigliano, Editor

June 3, 2014


Filed under Senior, Stars of the Month, Student Life

This issue’s Senior of the Month is Cui Lin Lee, also known as Margarita. She would like to attend either Columbia University or Cornell, but she’ll be happy with any good university she can get into. Margarita’s favorite teacher in FDR is Mr. Catalano, because he has a unique way of teaching,...

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