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May, A Time For Support: Flowering cherry tree blooming in the springtime, May 4, 2022.

Mental Health in May: Awareness For the Masses

Azam Hostetler, Staff Writer | May 26, 2022

          The month of May is set aside to spread awareness about various mental health conditions and to help provide assistance to those in need. It was established in 1949 and is observed via media, local events, film screenings, and  also serves to help reduce stigma around the topic which...

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Signing Day: Senior Luca Ubaldi commits to Western Connecticut State University to play Lacrosse, April 16, 2022.

Senioritis: Second Semester Struggles

Ginger Schmidt, Staff Writer | May 24, 2022

          Senioritis has begun to plague high schools across the nation as the end of the year approaches and seniors prepare to graduate. After four years of hard work, many senior’s academic motivation begins to fade as their senior year comes to an end.            Senioritis is defined...

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Hard at Work: Gunnar Pikul studying to prepare for his upcoming exams, May 8, 2022.

The Keys to Studying

Connor Nieman and Cal Wrigley | May 23, 2022

          Studying is commonly overlooked due to students’ lack of awareness of effective study habits.  However, when students find study strategies that work best for them, they’re likely to be much more successful academically.           According to an article from Stanford University,...

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Foran’s Faculty: Aubry Dove, school counselor, May 13, 2022.

The Class of 2022: Future Careers and Majors

Thomas Gauthier, Staff Writer | May 20, 2022

            Every year, Foran High School bids farewell to its senior class as these young adults begin their journey beyond their high school career. Each student has different plans, some with intricate, and well thought-out ideas for their future, and others who have yet to explore their aspirations.  ...

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Unified Sports and Special Olympics Teams on their Trip to Dave and Busters, May 4, 2022.

A Month in Pictures: May 2022

Annabel Wardman, Staff Writer | May 19, 2022

The month of May is a time of great change; in schools, it cues the excitement that accompanies the end of the year. At this point in time, AP exams have arrived and passed, sport seasons are approaching an end, and several seniors are on an array of internships. Less than 21 days of school remain: here...

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Meeting his idol: Photo of Joey Honcz and Ryan Mcdonough from the New York Rangers, December 2, 2015.

Joey Honcz: Student Spotlight

Beating the Odds
Ryan French and Aidan Davis | May 19, 2022

          Joey Honcz is a senior at Joseph A. Foran High School who has gone through much adversity throughout his life. But despite his childhood being interrupted by Leukemia in grade five to returning to sports after missing so much time, he has found much success in his academics and athletics.  ...

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Girls Tennis Senior Captains: Seniors Veda Lakkmraju and Olivia Connelly after leading and cheering their team on, May 11, 2022.

Senior Spring Captains: Finishing Off the Season

Rumeysa Bayram and Cameron Lefebvre | May 19, 2022

          As spring sports come to an end, so do the captains' careers at Foran. This is their last season playing for a sports team in high school, and they’re prepared to finish off the season strong.           Foran consists of five spring sports: lacrosse (boys and girls), softball,...

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Moon Knight: Promotional poster for Moon Knight, May 17, 2022.

TV Review: Moon Knight

Sam Cogan, Staff Writer | May 19, 2022

          Marvel’s newest Disney plus original show called “Moon Knight'', was released on March 30th, and immediately became a big hit among fans with its new characters and different style of storytelling.           Moon Knight is a Marvel hero based on the Egyptian God of the moon...

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 Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Foran girls lacrosse after a huge win against rival school Jonathan Law, April 22, 2022.

Spring Sports Recap

Charlie Sampson and Chris Adkins | May 18, 2022

          As students look back into the spring season, Foran’s spring sports teams have earned some big wins. As of May 18, boys lacrosse 11-4; girls lacrosse 15-1; baseball 9-9; softball 8-5; boys tennis 11-8; girls tennis 5-14; girls track 3-9; boys track 6-6; Golf 5-7. Hard work and effort...

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Elon’s Empire: Elon Musk shown inside of the twitter logo, expanding his business empire, May 3, 2022.

The Twitter Tycoon Continues

Tyler Vinhais and Luke Cruz | May 17, 2022

          Elon Musk, being the richest man on Earth, with a total net worth of $264.6 billion USD, made the purchase earlier this year of a 9.2% stake of twitter shares for $2.64 billion, becoming Twitter’s largest shareholder. On April 14 of this year, Musk proposed to purchase the entirety of...

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To the Ballot Box: A voter parking sign sits outside of Harborside Middle School, a polling place, August 11, 2020.

Red Tsunami

Why a Major GOP Victory Should Be Expected in the 2022 Midterms
Ronan Smith, Staff Writer | May 16, 2022

          In 2020, the United States saw a massive wave of Democratic politicians elected to office, including no less than the president, Joe Biden. However, in November of 2021, following an election in New Jersey won ever so closely by Phil Murphy, and an election which saw the “safe” blue...

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Anthony Donahue: Guest speaker at Foran discusses his inspiring story with the journalism students, April 25, 2022.

“I Know Your Sister Loved Me, but to Her, You Were God”

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | May 16, 2022

          The remarkable story of Anthony Donahue and his little sister, Gianna, was shared with Foran High School on April 25, 2022.             Donahue’s story was first introduced to students by journalism teacher, Mrs. Farrell. Journalism students read about Donahue’s story on...

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