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Richard A. Herman Memorial Tennis Courts: Deven Dai playing on Foran home courts, May 10, 2022.

Stern’s Run to the State Championship

Mati Gorges and Zach Worzel | May 13, 2022

          The boys tennis team is off to a very good season so far, coached by science teacher, and 2022 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Alan Stern. Stern has a passion for tennis and teaching science. He has been teaching at Foran for eight years, and coaching for four. His drive for teaching translates...

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A Look Inside Micalizzis: Micalizzis vibrant interior, May 1, 2022.

Micalizzi’s Makeover

Sweet Treats in Milford’s Streets
Julia DeEll and Kylee Payne | May 13, 2022

         Micalizzi’s Italian Ice opened during the summer of 2021 in downtown Milford and is currently up and running for the season. As of last year, Micalizzi's offered only ice cream, Italian ice, and cookie ice cream sandwiches called Peace Cookies. This year, the new menu is offering an abundance...

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Working Together: Students Help Work Out Geometry Problems in Study Hall, May 1, 2022.

School Resources to Utilize for Final Exams

Gracie Brogan, Staff Writer | May 13, 2022

          With summer break approaching, students await the sand, sun, and surf. However, this anticipation comes with a catch, final exams. The school year concludes with the summary tests for each subject. Students may jump through hoops to gather all of the materials they can to be fully prepared...

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Shelton Sports Center: Students choose a variety of different business where they we spending their next 4 weeks doing their internships, May 11, 2022.

The Start of Something New: Senior Internships

Dean Ross and Brian Massey | May 11, 2022

          On May 9, 104 seniors left school to go to their internships. Internships give students new experiences.           According to senior internship advisor Mrs. Melissa Cacioppo, “Internships give students the opportunity to gain real life experience in a location of their choice...

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Commemorating the Holiday: Cinco de Mayo celebratory party with beverages, food, and music located in Ansonia, Connecticut, May 4, 2022.

The History and Celebration of Cinco de Mayo

Fiona Ciambriello, Staff Writer | May 11, 2022

                  Cinco de Mayo has a deeper meaning than what meets the eye. The Mexican army and government gained victory at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican war on May 5, 1892.  This holiday is not a celebration but a remembrance commemorating their victory over...

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Boys Lacrosse: The team poses after a win against Branford, April 11, 2022.

Hopped on the Field to Play LAX

A Look into the 2022 Lacrosse Season
Julia Deicicchi and Colleen Ardolino | May 11, 2022

           The lacrosse season is coming to a close, so it is time to reflect on it. Both the girls and boys teams have done exceptionally well thus far, and are expected to continue that trend in states. Lacrosse is a sport loved by many here at Foran, and both the coaches’ and athletes’ dedication...

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The Justices: The current serving Justices on the United States Supreme Court.

Privacy: A Precedent of the Past

Supreme Court Leak Threatens Existing Legislation
Ginger Schmidt, Staff Writer | May 9, 2022

          A leaked Supreme Court draft decision continues to divide the country over the fate of Roe v. Wade and the legality of abortions in the United States. The draft was written by Justice Samuel Alito and disclosed that five justices would be voting to overturn Roe v. Wade. Conservative Justices...

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NBA Stadium: The Golden State Warriors playing in their home arena, the Chase Center. Photo courtesy Yusuf Abdelsalam, Feb 27, 2022

NBA Season Recap: What Foran Fans Feel as Playoffs Roll Around Corner

Yusuf Abdelsalam, Staff Writer | May 9, 2022

    Another year, another season, the NBA playoffs are starting again as the regular season has ended. As such, many fans feel perhaps disappointed or excited with the teams that have made it to the playoffs or the ones that have not.     The best regular season record was the Phoenix Suns, so...

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Foran Boys Lacrosse Managers in Action: Reese Jasminski, Sam Lavallee, and Riley Grunow doing stats at the boys game. Photo courtesy: Marina Giammattei, April 11, 2022.

An Inside Look on Team Managers

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | April 12, 2022

     For most sports teams here at Foran, there are one to three students who are able to help out with a specific team. These are the sports managers and with each team, there’s different roles that these managers take responsibility for.       Many sports teams and coaches enjoy having...

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Foran at the Festival: Ryan Purviance, Olivia Salai, and Noah Held all participated in the 2022 All-State Festival for Band, Orchestra, and Choir.

All Smiles at All-State

Olivia Salai, Content Editor | April 12, 2022

     This year, student musicians were thrilled to find out the All-State Festival was able to happen in person. Students spent three days in Hartford working with a talented group of musicians, led by expert directors and conductors. It was many students’ first overnight trip of their high school...

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The mouth of the harbor lays empty in the winter.

Milford Harbor’s Long Winters

Anthony Giordano, Business Manager and Editor | April 11, 2022

     Milford Harbor has been an important part of boating for hundreds of years. In the summer, boaters park their boats in the marina and enjoy the downtown area, although in the past the harbor was used for fewer pleasure purposes and more trade purposes.       The city of Milford website...

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Climate and weather: Climate change has caused changes in weather patterns, leading to more severe storms and falling trees.

Changing Climate: Storms Cause Trees to Fall in Local State Park

Katharine Harrison, Overall Manager | April 11, 2022

     Climate change has brought many changes to Milford and surrounding areas. In Hamden, the storms in recent years have caused trees to fall along the walking trails at Mount Carmel, otherwise known as the Sleeping Giant.       According to the U.S. Geological Survey, climate change results...

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