The Red & Black

Pat Med senior, Julia works on completing a 1,000 piece puzzle as school shutdown state-wide amid the COVID-19 outbreak.


March 20, 2020

Senior, Julia Comiskey, is tirelessly trying to solve this 1,000 piece puzzle, in an effort to pass the time during this two week quarantine period, sin...

Mrs. Rudish

Mrs. Rudish

Killian Worontsoff, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

“This is my nineteenth year teaching in Patchogue-Medford. I didn’t always plan on being a teacher. I originally thought about veterinary science but...

Lanie - HOPM


December 5, 2019

My favorite part about school is the music department since I love singing, dancing, and acting! It is the best place to make friends with people who sh...

Constantine HOPM


November 23, 2019

“Umm… well I am currently 15 years old. I would say for a third of my life I lived back in Greece with my family. I am very interested in politics,...



November 20, 2019

Over the summer I transferred from Glenn Cove High School to Pat-Med and the transition wasn’t as smooth as I hoped; but, I’m slowly getting used to...



October 31, 2019

So, I’ve been on the tennis team for four years now; two years Varsity and two years J.V. It’s a really fun experience because you get to know all the...

Alyssa HOPM


October 24, 2019

I joined DECA as a club so that I can add to my extracurricular activities. The teacher who is the advisor is Mrs. Mars, she is one of my favorite teachers...

Coach Mo cracking jokes with some players after a match.

Coach Molinaro

October 15, 2019

This is my twenty-first year coach tennis and my thirty-first or second year coaching over all and through coaching I have learned how to relate to my own...

Brian utilizing the skills he has picked up from being a member of the Robotics team.


October 9, 2019

I joined the Robotics club for many different reasons, mainly that I thought it would be fun, learn new skills, and make new friends along the way, and...

Mr. Daugherty, science teacher.

Mr. Daugherty

October 2, 2019

“Ever since the 10th grade I knew I wanted to be a Chemistry teacher. I’ve always loved science - I wanted to find a way to pass that love that I ...

Amber - HoPM


September 23, 2019

“Art is a big part of my life so I like to show that through my clothes. Art is all about expressing yourself and I think fashion is also that too. As an...

Mr. Mahr, music teacher

Mr. Mahr

September 12, 2019

I like fixing things around the house in my spare time. I enjoy doing that. If I wasn't a musician, maybe I would have become a carpenter or something....

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