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Breaking News Fills the league: Brian Flores’ allegations sweep the leagues and major news network headlines like ESPN, shown here. Photo Courtesy: ESPN February 3, 2022.

Flores Calls Out Front Office Football Flaws

Kyle Zarnoch, Sports Editor | February 10, 2022

     The biggest story coming from the NFL is former head coach of the Miami Dolphins, Brian Flores filed a class-action lawsuit against the NFL and some of its teams. Flores is accusing the league and select teams of "sham interviews, pressure to improperly recruit players, incentivizing losses and...

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New Semester:  Senior Charlie Diamantis balancing his winter sport season with creating his own business in business class.

A Look Back at First Semester

Dean Ross, Staff Writer | February 10, 2022

     Now that midterms are complete, students continue to the second semester. Students will begin their new half year courses, but before doing that, we can look back at the first semester and the different activities that went on at Foran High School.      Coming back to school in August 2021...

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Foran Favorite: Jimmy’s Apizza located on 315 New Haven Ave, Milford, CT.

Celebrating National Pizza Day in Milford

Jason Cruz and Makenzie Wisniewski | February 9, 2022

     Some people would argue that no pizza compares to “New York Pizza,” but locally closer to Milford, New Haven is known for popular pizza places such as Frank Pepe and Modern Pizza.       According to Britannica, “Pizza became as popular as it did because of the sheer number of Italian...

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Salt In Stock: De-icing salt in stock at stores to prepare for the upcoming ice soon to cover the roads.

The Effect of Salt on Cars

Eliot Poffenberger and Oliver Ardrey | February 7, 2022

     As the winter season proceeds, salt is being layered down on streets as a precaution. Salt lowers the freezing point of water which in result, prevents many accidents and cars from hydroplaning when snow or ice is on the road. Although it does make the roads much safer, it can lead to many troubles...

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Celebrating the Arts: Registration for the event on Feb. 5th can be found on their website. Photo courtesy: Faith Art Studio.

Commemorating Black History Month

Fiona Ciambriello and Kylee Payne | February 3, 2022

     Originating on January 2, 1970, Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, has been celebrated annually ever since. Black History Month works to celebrate achievements and contributions made by African Americans and their impact on the history of the United States.   ...

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Supplies needed to wipe away Covid-19.

The History of Covid-19 in America

Gavin Fanelli, Staff Writer | February 3, 2022

     Coronavirus is the talk of the world today, with so many questions and concerns as the numbers around the world continue to increase and decrease over the last two years. But what is Covid-19? And now with this new variant omicron, how did it all start and what can be done to make this a thing...

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Out With the Old, In With the New: Inspirational quotes replace the familiar lions outside the Lit Center.

Mural, Mural, On the Wall

Olivia Salai, Content Editor | February 3, 2022

      After returning from winter break, many students were surprised to find the age-old lions had vanished from Foran’s walls. The school logo, accompanied by motivational quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Maya Angelou, have taken the lions’ place outside the Literacy Center. Additionally,...

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The morning announcer: Ricardo Gonzalez poses for a picture in blue hall.

And, Action!

Students Comment on Morning Announcement Broadcast
Kaleigh Porcu, Social Media Editor | February 3, 2022

     Since the beginning of school, morning announcements over the loudspeaker have informed students about information going on in the school community such as club meetings, sports, and other relevant daily news. Now with morning announcements transitioning to pre-recorded broadcasts, many students...

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Learning About Heart Health: A student visiting the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website to learn more healthy heart strategies.

Nothing Beats a Healthy Heart

Hannah Salsbury, Staff Writer | February 3, 2022

     In 1964, February was declared National Heart Month by President Lyndon B. Johnson as a way to encourage people to join in the battle against heart disease and prioritize their cardiovascular health. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute motivated people to adopt healthy habits into their...

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Planning on self-love: A self-care post it planner can be seen hanging in the store.

Self-Love Spotlight

How Do you Show Yourself Self-Care on Valentine's Day?
Lauren Ardolino and Victoria Koenig | February 3, 2022

     Valentine's Day is one of the most popular holidays that isn’t recognized as public. It is publicized as a holiday to celebrate one's significant other, however, it can also be a day to celebrate yourself.       Many couples have their calendars marked for this special day on February...

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Grassy Hill: Picture of the grass, where the groundhog would come out to predict the weather. Photo Courtesy: Rumeysa Bayram, February 2, 2022.

Celebrating Groundhog Day

Rumeysa Bayram, staff writer | February 2, 2022

        Traditionally, Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2 each year. It is a day when the groundhog comes out of its burrow to supposedly determine whether there will be an early spring.          Groundhog Day has been celebrated since 1887, originating in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania....

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Reflectly: Mood tracker app: Reflectly asks about how people are feeling on a daily basis.

How Healthy Coping Changes Lives

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | February 2, 2022

     After psychiatric hospitalization for mentally ill patients, readjusting to home life is a big change. Following up with healthy coping mechanisms is important. Without the care of social workers, people learn to take care of themselves while adjusting to life outside the hospital.     ...

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