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Save a Life Tour: The setup of the Save a Life Tour’s impaired and distracted driving simulations, October 18, 2023.

Save a Life Tour

Learning the Risks of Distracted Driving Hands On
Gianna Weaver, Staff Writer | October 20, 2023

          Each year more and more high school students receive their learners permit and driver's license. These big milestones come with new freedom and independence but also lead to the risk of distracted drivers.             This week, October 18 and 19, the Save a Life Tour came to...

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Board in front of Counselor Office: Due dates and suggestions for getting college applications in time. September 20, 2023.

Guide to: Common App

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | October 16, 2023

          Applying to college can be stressful for senior students and their parents. However, with the Common App, students can apply to multiple colleges and universities at once by creating a profile highlighting their best skills.           College and career counselor Mrs. Pamela Procyk...

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Pink Out: Foran’s student section cheers on the football team, and raises awareness for The Get In Touch Foundation.

Beating Breast Cancer

Foran Contributes To A Cure: The Get In Touch Foundation
Isabella Palisi and Ava Sanz | October 13, 2023

          Ms. Mary Ann Wasil. A mother of three. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. She desired for her children to be educated about this disease, thus The Get in Touch Foundation was born. Foran hopes to continue to spread awareness with this foundation for years to come.          ...

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Haunted House: Entrance to a haunted house on the Legends of Fear trail, September 30, 2023.

Legends of Fear

A Connecticut Tradition
Shane Trevethan and Jagger Rees | October 13, 2023

          Jump scares, spooky houses, and an eerie feeling will keep someone on edge the whole time they are going through the Legends of Fear haunted trail and hayride.           Many people visit and enjoy this trail every year. It takes groups of four-ten through paths in the woods and...

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Student Protest: Students protesting school shootings with the national school shooting walkout April 20, 2018.

School Shootings and Their Impact on School Environments

Jimmy D'Angelo and Eli Gomes | October 10, 2023

           In wake of the shooting at UNC Chapel Hill, the impact of school shootings in the school environment has once again come into focus. The tragic event that occurred on Aug. 28 reminds the world of the impact this act of violence has on the students, faculty and the entire community.   ...

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Straight to the Classroom: Madame Duncan teaching to in her classroom, September 11, 2023.

Welcome to the Pack:

Meet the New Staff Members in the Foran Community
Jocelyn Gonzalez and Hayley Pokornowski | October 9, 2023

          As the 2023-2024 academic year began on August 30, a number of new faces were on board as part of the Foran teaching staff. Assistant Principal Dena Kelly provided some advice for the new teachers as part of her warm welcome.           She states, “My advice to them would be...

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 Standing Up: Writers and actors alike stand together to protest their working conditions (2008)

A Rundown of the SAG-AFTRA Strike

Maddie Babcock and Alexandra Montero | October 6, 2023

          Summer of 2023 was the “most anticipating summer” in terms of movies, according to Vanity Fair, with massive blockbusters  like Barbie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and The Super Mario Bros. But as audiences were enjoying interesting plot twists and funny characters, there was...

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Global Recognition: The UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France during a meeting, November 7, 2013.

“Educators Love What They Do”

Celebrating World Teachers Day 2023
Gavin Conte, Staff Writer | October 5, 2023

          Many people and students around the world agree that teachers' impact on students is undoubtedly positive. Foran students appreciate all kinds of teachers who teach every subject from Art to English to History.           For example, one student appreciates English teacher Mrs....

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Natural Helpers: The Natural Helpers conduct an activity out in the field during freshman orientation. August 23, 2023.

Words From the Wise

Tips for Freshman Year
Lorelai Christy, Online Editor | October 4, 2023

          Every year, the incoming freshman classes have fears about the adjustment into high school.            At Foran, the community is there to support them and help them adjust to their new environment. For example, the Natural Helpers program run by Journalism teacher Lisa Farrell...

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Natural Helpers: Natural Helpers pose at Freshman Orientation, August 23, 2023.

Natural Helpers and Their Purpose at Foran

Gavin Fanelli, Staff Writer | October 4, 2023

          The Foran Natural Helpers club is advised by Mrs. Lisa Farrell and Mrs. Melissa Kaminski. Natural Helpers is a national program for middle school and high school age students. Interested students must complete an application form, which is usually available in early March, and will also...

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Fresh Faces: Freshmen pose and smile at Freshman Orientation, August 23, 2023.

Beginning a New Chapter

Dabi Lee and Connor Rizzo | October 4, 2023

          On August 30, freshmen all across the district packed their backpacks, said goodbye to their families, and left their houses to begin the first day of their high school careers. With the wide variety of courses and friendly faces here at Foran, it’s certain that no two students had the...

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A Half-Century of History:  Foran’s class of 1975 from the first Foran yearbook, two years after its opening, 1975.

From the Foran Archives: A 1970s Flashback

Olivia Salai and Alana Finlayson | October 3, 2023

          Mod-style alarm clocks in hues of purple, green, and red rang out as the sun began to rise in September 1973, signifying the end of summer. Girls took out their hair rollers and matched flared trousers with bright blouses, while boys paired turtleneck sweaters with cuffed jeans. David...

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