The Red & Black

PMHS new boys volleyball team pose with their coach, Mr. Cuccinello.

Boys Volleyball Season is Finally Here

February 24, 2020

After many years of talking about having a boys volleyball team at Pat-Med, next year at the high school we will have our first junior varsity team and v...

Mamba Lives On

NBA legend, Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old daughter were among several victims of a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

Michael Adams, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

      Kobe Bryant, NBA legend and future hall-of-famer,  was tragically killed on Sunday January 26th, in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, Californi...

Is this reusable water bottle worth the hype?

Hydro Flask: Basic or Beneficial?

January 16, 2020

In this day in age, people are becoming more aware of the environmental impact plastic water bottles have on the planet and because of this, there have...

Top Tier Status

Top Tier Status

January 14, 2020

Throughout NFL history, the quarterback has always been looked at as the premier position. Not only of the league, but really in the world. They get t...

There's no denying this winter has been gloomy - with each day appearing on the verge of some winter storm but, never quite arriving.

Have the Winter Blues?

January 10, 2020

Sad about the holidays being over? Discouraged by the gloomy weather and need a little positivity boost? Then these tips should help when it comes to trea...

Commitment Signing Day Celebration

Commitment Signing Day Celebration

Stephanie Sheridan, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Monday, November 25th: A date that marks a new chapter in the lives of six Patchogue-Medford Athletes. Seniors Alexa Maggiacomo, Caitlin Dellecave,...

Are you burning out? Teens need to get more sleep or there can be health consequences.

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

November 25, 2019

 A struggle for most high schoolers is the lack of sleep; with the hours of homework, sports, clubs, after-school activities, and jobs, it hard enough...

Think before you are so quick to grab that late night snack.

Late Night Binger?

November 23, 2019

It’s late and you’re watching your favorite show or a new movie. Right away you start to crave something sweet, salty, or crunchy. Once there’s ...

How difficult is it to really live a vegetarian lifestyle?

Is Being Vegetarian as Hard as People Think?

October 28, 2019

Many people get vegetarianism and veganism confused. Vegetarianism is when you eliminate the consumption of meat from you diet. Veganism is when you eliminate...

It was a great feeling to run down the field; it's bittersweet to know that it would be the last time. Senior Gianna Gordon plays for the Raiders for the last time.

One Last Time

October 23, 2019

Every senior in high school remarks on the “last” of everything throughout the year. The last Homecoming, the last Friday night football game, but...

Varsity girls tennis player serves up a shot during practice this season.

Thirteen Year Now and More to Come

October 21, 2019

Coach Steve Molinaro has lead the Varsity Girls Tennis team into the league playoffs for the last thirteen years, including this year and does not plan...

It's essential to stay hydrated throughout the day. Olivia makes sure to bring her own bottle and utilize our filtered fountain water.

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

October 21, 2019

Throughout the busy school day, so much is happening that remembering to drink enough water can be forgotten. Not drinking enough water seems like a fairly ...

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