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Across Towns: In 1934, Dominic Zuppardi moved his bakery from New Haven to West Haven, CT, carrying his New Haven Style pizza across towns. Many New Haven pizza establishments were opened in the early 20th century, showing the rich history of the business.

Slice of Heaven: Exploring Connecticut’s Pizzerias

Pacey Larka and Joshua Azpiri-Sudusky | April 30, 2024

          What would you say is the best pizza place in Connecticut? Arguably the state with the best pizza in the country, CT has some of the best pizza you can find, including places like Modern, Zuppardi’s, and Frank Pepe’s. But what is the history behind these places, and what makes them...

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Entering Woodmont 
The “Entering Woodmont On The Sound” sign welcomes residents and other local citizens. Located behind the sign, stands the Bryan House, an artifact dated back to 1790. Woodmont, CT, 2024.

Woodmont’s Wonders

Rosina Smith and Lila Rothbard | April 30, 2024

        The borough of Woodmont in Milford, Connecticut is the home to beautiful beaches, local restaurants and many historical artifacts. Dating back to 1893, Woodmont was first created by the Special General Assembly and became a multiplicity in 1957. What once was a small farming community, transformed...

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An image captured on April 7, 2024 around 7:30pm at Morningside Beach. Morningside has a sidewalk where you walk by the beach or stairs to go to the bottom of the seawall and watch the sky or waves.

The Color of Milford Beaches

Alexa White and Laney Chan | April 25, 2024

          With 17 miles of shore, Milford is known as a coastal town. Despite the natural beauty of the ocean, the colors of the beaches often go ignored. Each beach has its own unique attributes, including color. Color is a perception that arises from the way our eyes detect different wavelengths...

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Chicken Tenders with Waffles and Hashbrowns: The manager of our cafeteria, Marybeth Salvato, knows firsthand which lunches students respond to the best. “Yesterday, the chicken tenders- waffles, that’s a big seller.” March 14, 2024.

Mane Street Meals

Makayla Crespo and Shea Pangu | April 25, 2024

          Mozzarella Sticks. Penne Pasta. General Tao’s Chicken. School lunch is a part of many Foran students’ everyday lives, but have you ever wondered which lunches students crave the most? There are dozens of different lunch options, but there are a few that leave the lunch line much longer...

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Graduation: Junior Riley Young and his siblings at Liam’s graduation, Lila Young (Far Left), Brayden Young (left), Riley Young (Middle), Liam Young (Right), and Jackson Young (Far right), June 13, 2023.

Generational Pride

Riley Young Continues the Family Legacy at Foran
William MacKnight and Nicholas Salvador | April 12, 2024

           Riley Young finds himself in the shoes of his older brothers, carrying the weight from his two accomplished older siblings. As he carries the torch, he is not only embracing the role of a brother, but redefining it and carving his own path.            As R. Young approaches...

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Learning and Creating: Students in Cultural Activists Club created Chinese New Year Lanterns. February 8, 2024.

Club Creation 101: A Guide to Starting a Club

Rumeysa Bayram and Isabella Palisi | April 12, 2024

          Many students entering high school want to be a part of something bigger. Clubs present the opportunity to discover their passions and create lasting memories. With new students arriving at Foran every year, students’ interests are always evolving.            Recently, many...

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The Sad Truth: Statistics from etactics.com displaying what different obstacles social media users have encountered.

How-To: Stay Safe on Social Media

Makayla Crespo and Shea Pangu | March 27, 2024

          According to The New York Times Upfront magazine, from the year 2011-2021, the number of teens and young adults with clinical depression has more than doubled, and San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge believes this increase is due to the upsurge in social media usage.   ...

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Dance of Life: Manhattanville dance group performs for an audience (Ariel Phantharangsy pictured 2 from left), 2023

Dancing Into the Future

From High School to College, an Alumni’s Passionate Journey
Madeline Babcock, Junior Layout Editor | March 26, 2024

          Finding one’s passion is a journey that takes many a lifetime to find, but Foran graduate Ariel Phantharangsy found that spark in her freshman year of high school and has been pursuing it ever since.           First learning about the beauty of dance during her middle school...

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Double Threat: Esposito in front of CappuGino´s in between work shifts at Milford Vascular Institute, February 26, 2024.

“There are No Limits to What I can Do”

A Look into the Life of David Esposito
Gianna Weaver and Ellie Pasacreta | March 25, 2024

          For the past decade, the Foran community has known David Esposito as the wrestling coach but in Milford, his impact goes even further.            Even from a young age Esposito knew what he wanted his future to look like.            “I don't know why but I always wanted...

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AI in Education

AI in Education

Transforming Learning Landscapes
Jocelyn Gonzalez and Elizabeth Tran | March 22, 2024

Click the link below to listen to Jocelyn and Elizabeth's podcast about AI in education! AI in Education

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Babysitting Time: Grace, Cappie, and Max making grinch popcorn with their babysitter. December 20, 2023.

Babysitting 101

The Ultimate Guide to Landing Your Perfect Gig
Hayley Pokornowski, Staff Writer | March 21, 2024

          Looking to turn your love for kids into a rewarding gig? Discover the secrets to landing the perfect babysitting job.            Babysitting can take a lot of work to learn about each one of the kids, each kid will have their own personality and things they like and don’t like....

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Welcome!: Outside View of Scratch Baking, February 28, 2024.

Lights. Camera. Downtown!

How-To Guide for Having Fun on Milford’s Green
Madeline Babcock and Alexandra Montero | March 21, 2024

          The streets of Milford’s Green are lined with many stores and restaurants, and as the weather starts to warm up, it will soon be bustling with people. To avoid spending too much time planning your next adventure, here’s a compiled list of suggestions for maximizing your enjoyment. 1....

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