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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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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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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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The Importance of Play:  Children engaging in play-based learning, March, 2022.

Foran Child Learning Center Highlights the Importance of Play

Emma Hydeck and Felicity O'Brien | May 31, 2022

          Foran High School has a very successful child learning program that has allowed high school students to observe a real pre-school learning environment since 1991. This program encourages children ages three and four to engage in what is called a play-based learning environment. It exposes...

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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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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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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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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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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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