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Mariah Carey performing All I Want for Christmas is You.

Favorite Holiday Songs of Foran

Tino Pavlat, Staff Writer | December 22, 2023

          Holiday songs get you in the holiday spirit after Thanksgiving. Songs are played in every mall and store across the country. People use them on their Instagram stories, but does it ever come to mind what the students of Foran prefer?           Many students were asked for their...

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Holiday Rush: Starbucks employees working to make everyones orders during the holiday season, December 7, 2023.

The Ultimate Holiday Showdown

Starbucks vs. Dunkin’ Festive Flavors
Ellie Pasacreta and Gianna Weaver | December 20, 2023

          While the Dunkin’ versus Starbucks debate is still on the rise, both coffee chains have brought back popular menu items while also releasing new ones for the season.           On November 1, Dunkin’ kicked off the holiday season welcoming back their fan favorite holiday menu...

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The Choose Love Movement logo.

Choose Love

How Sandy Hook has led to a Drive for Change
Ellie Pasacreta and Gianna Weaver | December 14, 2023

          Nurturing, Healing, Love. Three powerful words left on a kitchen chalkboard by six year old Jesse Lewis that have gone on to become the foundational values for the Choose Love Movement.            On December 14, 2012, Jesse was one of 20 young children between six and seven years...

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Graph of results, Taylor Swift in blue and Kanye West in red.

Taylor Swift v. Kanye West

Tino Pavlat, Staff Writer | December 8, 2023

          Most people  know whether they prefer Kanye West or Taylor Swift, but who’s music does Foran truly prefer? Both Kanye West and Taylor Swift have made many albums and songs in the past, which were listened to by many. Kanye West and Taylor Swift have had a rivalry for years now, starting...

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Opened Sephora: Inside of a Sephora located in Trumbull Connecticut on July 2023.

Makeup Madness

New Sephora Location in Your Town
Katie Vitaletti and Rosina Smith | November 14, 2023

          In the month of November, Milford Marketplace is expecting the opening of the popular makeup store, Sephora. This has attracted many in Milford looking forward to the new and convenient location for the store.           The company Sephora is a French multinational retailer of...

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 Easy access to #BOOKTOK in Foran TLC: Table of #BOOKTOK books in the TLC for everyone to easily access.


Foran’s Top Book Picks
Madeline Babcock and Alexandra Montero | November 14, 2023

          Many bookworms find themselves mindlessly scrolling on Tik Tok and stumble upon #BOOKTOK. This specific hashtag includes great reads, upcoming authors, new releases, and so much more. Throughout the countless videos under this hashtag, there are plenty of intense readers sharing their...

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Pumpkin Carving: A pumpkin carving example that people can do to celebrate fall.

Fall Fun in Connecticut

Things to do in the State This Fall
Lorelai Christy, Online Editor | November 13, 2023

          Apple picking, pumpkin carving, trick or treating, holiday shopping. The list goes on. As the weather gets colder and the leaves change color, many people find themselves bonding over different activities and experiences as the fall season progresses.            Connecticut and...

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Hard at Work: Fenton working near the auditorium before students arrive for school, October 17, 2023.

Sean’s Spotlight

How 32 Years at Foran has Shaped Sean Fenton
Gianna Weaver and Ellie Pasacreta | November 10, 2023

          Mr. Sean Fenton has been keeping the Milford high schools clean since 1986. Fenton began his custodial career working night shifts at Jonathan Law for four years before coming to work at Foran in 1990.            For the past 32 years at Foran, Fenton has been enjoying every minute.   ...

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A Seasonal Treat: Alexandria Regan’s miniature apple pies fresh out of the oven, November 19, 2022.

Foran’s Seasonal Favorites

Foran’s Seasonal Favorites
Madeline Babcock and Dabi Lee | November 8, 2023

          The smell of cookies in the oven, the perfect slice of pie, and the sprinkle of cinnamon in every pastry are all too familiar during the fall season. The autumn harvest of pumpkins, apples, cranberries and more opens the door to many recipes, often paired with cinnamon or nutmeg.  ...

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Connor’s Favorite: Oliveras loves the song “All of The Lights” by Kanye West. October 12 2023.

Tino’s Top Tracks

October Edition
Tino Pavlat, Staff Writer | November 6, 2023

          During passing periods, in the shower, doing homework, and driving, everyone listens to music, and everyone has their favorites. Everyone has that thought of which song to listen to, and these are some of Foran’s favorites.            Many students contributed their favorite...

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Take Your Pick: Many different kinds of apples on display at the orchards for people to pick out, October 8, 2023.

How About Them Apples?

Celebrating National Apple Month
Rumeysa Bayram and Alana Finlayson | October 20, 2023

          Every year for the past five decades, National Apple Month has been around during the month of October. This month is a time for celebration for one of the world’s favorite fruits.            Apples have been around for over 10,000 years being one of the most consumed fruits....

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Dressed up for Halloween: The girls soccer team dressed up in Halloween costumes, October 31, 2022.

Fast Forward To Now

Foran’s Fall Sports Traditions
Lila Rothbard and Carlie Mae Simard | October 18, 2023

          As students walk through the halls of Foran High School, they may look around and see other students wearing dress shirts and ties, dresses and skirts or a signature red, white and blue uniform. For many of Foran’s sports teams, dressing up at school the day of a game is just one of...

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