The Red & Black

Decisions. Decisions. After all of the hard work, now the wait.

A Look Into the College App Process

January 9, 2019

The beginning of January is a time of many things. A fresh list of resolutions that we hope (and often fail) to achieve. A fresh perspective as we roll ...

It's too late for catalogues!! Get to the stores but, don't forget this handy gift guide.

Last Minute Shopping Gift Guide

December 19, 2018

For Her: You can never go wrong with a nice perfume. The festive fragrances and colors in stock at Bath and Body Works are always a good idea fo...

Sofia is here to teach you one of the easiest holiday baking recipes: Peppermint Bark. This surefire snack with fill the whole family with holiday cheer.

A Sweet Christmas Treat

December 19, 2018

Do you need something to make for dessert on Christmas? I have the perfect idea for you, peppermint bark. It is my favorite holiday treat by far. To me, it...

Most of us spent our childhood leaving cookies out for Santa as part of our christmas traditions. What do the students of Pat-Med do now to celebrate?

PMHS Students Share Their Favorite Holiday Traditions

December 19, 2018

                Every year, we go over my Italian grandmas house on Christmas eve. The ...

Dr. Hynes had the unique opportunity to observe, interview, and participate in educational day at many different schools in Finland both in major cities like Helsinki and more rural areas.

Educational Research From Across The Atlantic Ocean

December 10, 2018

Dr. Michael Hynes, superintendent of Patchogue Medford High School, has always been known for taking risks in the education field. The main reason behind...

A Second Chance At Life

Consequences of pushing yourself -- the dangerous conditions that one can cause.

Andres Rendon, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

As a driver, there are two important things that you are not to do: one, don’t drink and drive, and two, don’t text and drive. But there is a third...

The junior class paid tribute to their classmate, Sean Dixon, who lost his battle to cancer a few days before Homecoming. Students shared photos and created a beautiful collage on the back of their float to send down Main St.

Lessons of Losing a Child

November 2, 2018

There is no comparison to the pain of losing a child. From the moment a parent hears the diagnosis, that could simply be the only thought that runs through...

Niagara Falls, one of the 7 Wonders of the World, is a spot many young people don't visit. On your next college visit upstate, add this historic location to your itinerary.

A Natural Wonder

October 21, 2018

Traveling is an activity enjoyed by many! Whether it be with friends or family, there is nothing like the memories made during a nice vacation, short o...

My First Disney Experience

Jumping for joy. THIS is what it feels like when you have your first trip to Disney.

Erin Conner, Junior Editor in Chief

October 19, 2018

I walk in, my eyes light up, my heart begins to race, and my mouth drops open. It feels as if the tv world of my childhood with all of my favorite Disney ...

Friends of Sean: Alex, Andrew, Michael, Chris, Christian, & Ryan

Sean’s Gift

October 5, 2018

When asked to describe last year’s “Stick it to Cancer” tournament, its coordinator, Ms. Angela D'Amico responded: “The atmosphere was electric....

A before and after shot of Meg, who had her head shaved for St. Baldrick's to help raise money for childhood cancer.

The Fight Against Childhood Cancer

September 20, 2018

Hope. Sorrow. Pain. Bravery. Hardship. Heroism. These are words that describe a very select group of young individuals who we honor in this month of S...

The Ones Who Sacrificed

September 6, 2018

Everybody is aware of the date that is arriving in just a few days, 9/11; an infamous date that will be remain with us not only for the terrible act that...

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