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A Dedicated Runner: Kevin Chen runs the trail at the first meet of the season at Wharton Brook State Park in North Haven, CT.  September 8, 2022.

The Keys To Success in Cross Country

Boys XC Reveal Strategies
Connor Nieman and Cal Wrigley | September 28, 2022

         Foran fall sports have officially started, and cross country is underway. Runners have been trekking different trails throughout the state and facing other high schools.  However, though meet results are available for everyone to see, the strategies behind the race that Foran’s runners...

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Benching Better Bodies: Max Fallon-Silva benching at the gym as Braden Butler spots him.

Building Better Minds and Bodies

The Scientific Benefits of Hitting the Gym
Gavin Fanelli, Staff Writer | September 23, 2022

          Over the years the media, doctors, and schools express how exercise is good for the body.             There has been lots of research to support the benefits of exercising, especially for teenagers. These benefits include a healthier body, a healthier mindset and more.  ...

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Popular Hiking Trail: Sperry Falls hiking trail in Woodbridge is popular to many local residents throughout the fall. August 14, 2022.

How the Fall Season Affects Life, Mood, and Health

Austin Lermayer and Evan Kerzner | September 22, 2022

          Fall is a season some people look forward to, while others do not. Many enjoy the cooling temperatures, but others see the complete opposite of that as it is a sign that winter is coming. Regardless of opinion, the fall season has been proven to promote significant benefits in life, mood,...

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Joseph A. Foran High School: Home of the Lions, Class of 2022, June 2, 2022.

A School Year In Review

Looking Back at Foran High's 2021-22 Academic Year
Annabel Wardman, Staff Writer | June 13, 2022

          In the past three years, Foran High School has seen a whirlwind of change in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the 2021-22 school year was no different. This school year featured a long-awaited return to normalcy and incredible moments in athletics, extracurriculars and student achievement...

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School Spirit: Seniors, along with members of all classes, dress up for the flannel Thanksgiving game, November 25, 2021.

Foran Flashbacks: Seniors’ Favorite Memories

Hannah Salsbury and Chloe Nittoly | June 13, 2022

          As the school year comes to a close, seniors are preparing for their lives after graduation. The Foran senior class has grown together, and even though they will part ways, their most unforgettable moments will connect them forever. While looking forward might feel bittersweet, reflecting...

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Future Bulldogs: David Gaetano and Rylee Tondora smiling as they participate in “Bulldogs Day” and pose in front of  the class of 2026 poster, April 28, 2022.

Going to The Ivy League

Lauren Ardolino and Victoria Koenig | June 13, 2022

          The Ivy League is comprised of eight of the top universities in the United States. These prestigious schools are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.  ...

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The next generation: Brayden Young passes his wisdom to his younger brother Riley.

Senior Advice to Underclassmen

Luca Ubaldi and Anthony Giordano | June 13, 2022

          The past four years have been a wild ride for the graduating seniors. Through recent difficult times, they have shown resilience and impart wisdom on underclassmen. As the class of 2022 moves on to their next chapter, they give some advice.           Patrick Mata: “Don’t be...

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Top Two: Seniors Megan McTigue and Arezoo Ghazagh are named valedictorian and salutatorian, May 2, 2022.

Class of 2022: Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Ivy Glidden and Julianne Yasona | June 9, 2022

          As the school year comes to an end, the school community  recognizes the seniors who take the roles of valedictorian and salutatorian. These academic titles are determined based on the seniors' highest grade point averages. For the Foran class of 2022, Megan McTigue takes the title of...

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Senior Class Officers: Jay Yang, Megan McTigue, Arezoo Ghazagh and Katharine Harrison (left to right), April 28, 2022.

Class of 2022: Student Government Leadership

Kyle Zarnoch and Victoria Koenig | June 7, 2022

          There have been some special people that have worked behind the scenes to make this year's senior year run smoothly. From pep rallies, spirit week, fundraisers, and more, these senior class officers have put in hard work and dedication to make sure everything was scheduled and ran smoothly.    ...

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Trey Deitelbaum and Coach Walker: Deitelbaum next to Coach Walker in a home game against East Haven where Foran won 12-2, May 9, 2022.

Senior Athletes Leaving their Mark in Sports

Evan Kerzner and Austin Lermayer | June 3, 2022

           Sports have always been a major part of high school. Fans love to come watch their school compete in a good environment, while student athletes work to win and earn a future in sports, whether it be college scholarships or sports-related majors/jobs.             Seniors have...

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Check up: People play basketball behind the library, May 12, 2022.

What Milford has to Offer: Summer Edition

Jake Israelite and Jack Beaupre | June 2, 2022

Over the summer, Milford Recreation offers many activities for everyone of different interests.  Milford Recreation has a summer program for kids called the Playground Program. This program takes place at many different schools including Live Oaks, Matthewson, Milford Academy, West Shore Rec. Participants...

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Picture of TKS Alumni: Publicly speaking at conference about TKS, May 13, 2022.

Mentoring the Next Generation of Innovators: The Knowledge Society

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | June 1, 2022

          Foran students have many opportunities to increase their knowledge and learn more about what interests them: The Knowledge Society (TKS) is one. With over 2000 alumni and students between the ages 13-17, the ten month program named TKS offers several curriculums from Stanford, Harvard,...

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