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Ready For The Next Step: Jonna Lord poses after committing to Sacred Heart University for D1 Cheerleading and business. April 25, 2023.

On To a New Chapter

Future Careers for Seniors Entering Their Prime Years
Haley Stroffolino and Isabella Palisi | June 2, 2023

          As seniors embark on a new journey after high school, they look forward to creating the rest of their life. For some, it's going into education, or continuing their sports career. Let's look at how they got there, and how they decided what profession to join.            In order...

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Rock Painting: The seniors paint their handprints on the rock outside of Foran the day before school starts, August 30, 2023.

Foran Flashbacks: Seniors’ Favorite Memories

Chloe Nittoly and Hannah Salsbury | June 2, 2023

          As the school year comes to a close, the class of 2023 prepares to graduate and start their lives outside of high school. The seniors reflect on their time at Foran, thinking about the best memories they have made here and what they will miss the most.            Carolina Burcio...

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Together: Some band seniors gather together for Band Senior Night while holding their instruments, November 10, 2022.

“Without Them, We Wouldn’t Have Our Leaders and Role Models”

The Importance and Legacy of Seniors in the Foran Band
Gavin Conte, Staff Writer | June 1, 2023

          According to many, the contributions of the Foran band to our school community and environment are very important. But, many of these contributions cannot happen without the dedication of band seniors. This year, there are 24 seniors in the band, about 1/3 of the entire band.    ...

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What’s for Lunch: A school lunch with a turkey, ham and cheese panini.  April 26, 2023.

What’s the Hunch on the Favorite Lunch?

Senior Favorites
Luke Cruz and Luke Thomas | May 30, 2023

          School lunch is important for seniors in high school since it can help them stay focused and energized throughout the day. As students get older, they often have more demanding schedules and responsibilities, including after-school jobs and extracurricular activities. A healthy lunch helps...

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Present and The Future: Current quarterback Jack Cushman (left) next to future quarterback Joe Gagliardi(right) on the sidelines. September 16, 2022.

The Impacts That Could Last a Lifetime

Class of 23’ impact on underclassmen
Matthew Nolan and Jackson Doyle | May 30, 2023

          From leading in times of stress on the sporting field to helping with school responsibilities, to say that the seniors have had a positive impact on the underclassmen is an understatement.            In sports, senior captains serve as the model for the underclass athletes and...

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G.I Morgia: Captain James V. Morgia posed for a picture after his speech. May 22, 2023.

A Look Through the Past

Veteran Captain James V. Morgia’s Story
Jocelyn Gonzalez and Jack Beaupre | May 26, 2023

          Captain James V. Morgia, an 100 year old veteran of the United States Army, who served in both World War II and the Battle of the Bulge, recently spoke to the freshman class about the recollection of his life.            This experience was organized by history teacher Mrs. Cindy...

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The Robotics Team won their division at Worlds in Texas, April 2023.

The Milford Robotics Club

And Their First Win in Worlds
Gavin Fanelli, Staff Writer | May 25, 2023

           Robotics Club, what is it all about? The Milford Robotics Club, also known as MOJO robotics team 8085, engages students through STEM activities. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The STEM curriculum helps prepare students for the future jobs that will...

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A True Foran Lion: English teacher Shauna Newall poses for a photo at her desk, December 8, 2022.

What’s New with Newall?

A Day in the Life of a English Teacher
Jocelyn Gonzalez, Staff Writer | May 25, 2023

          The Foran English department has a vast number of teachers, one in particular being Mrs. Shauna Newall. Between teaching classes and being a senior class advisor, and after having a baby in August 2021, there has been a lot of change in her personal life.           Newall’s love...

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Huskies Unite: Pictured is the UCONN logo with the Husky mascot, April 11, 2013.

Seniors Staying Local

Connecticut College Commits
Noah Champagne and Isabella Lau | May 22, 2023

          As the 2022-2023 school year comes to an end, new beginnings have just started for seniors. Although, the big question is: Where do we go from here?            In Connecticut, there are a multitude of different colleges to choose from. From Southern Connecticut State University...

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Orchestra Seniors: The seniors in orchestra for the 2022-23’ school year all posing together for the last time, April 25, 2023.

Tying the Final String

Saying Farewell to Seniors in Orchestra
Rumeysa Bayram and Gracie Brogan | May 19, 2023

          The graduating class of 2023 has made their mark across several groups and communities at Foran.           After four years of representing the school's musical talent, the orchestra class of '23 will move onto the next chapter in their lives.           Many of the students...

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Wrestling Star Seniors: Senior wrestlers pose for a photo before their Senior Night wrestling match. February 4, 2023.

Senior Sports’ Send Offs

A Look Into the Athletics’ Senior Nights
Maia Matula and Elle Philpott | May 18, 2023

          Senior night is the biggest tradition for senior athletes, and recognizes the senior student athletes at Foran.            Senior Night is a popular event that many parents, family, friends, teammates and peers look forward to supporting and honoring the seniors for their accomplishments....

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Picture Perfect: Natural Helpers pose for a group picture after giving their 8th grade tours around Foran. March 17, 2023.

Seniors in Natural Helpers

The Lessons They’re Leaving Behind
Lorelai Christy and Alana Finlayson | May 17, 2023

          Foran’s Natural Helpers club is organized by Mrs. Lisa Farrell and Mr. Rick Raucci. The club organizes Freshman Orientation, Homecoming, conferences, Unified Prom, Open Houses, fundraisers, and activities for the freshmen class.            This year, they organized a tour of...

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