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Getting artsy: Lexi Roma focuses as she applies eye makeup to a client. Photo courtesy of Shannon Alicki.

A Growing Beauty Artist: Lexi Roma

Aliya Prosser, Staff Writer | April 19, 2021

     As students graduate, many pursue their passions through academic studies, independent research, or hands-on experience in a field with professionals. As students begin to craft their futures, some take the opportunity to expand their creativity and grow their artistic skill set. Lexi Roma, Foran...

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Players show a photo of the Covid-19 cases in Connecticut with the caption on the poster “Let Us Play” on September 9. Photo courtesy of Shawn McFarland/The Hartford Courant.

Benched for the Season

The CIAC officially cancels the 2020 football season for the fall
Seraiah LaPorte and Aliya Prosser | October 16, 2020

     As a result of the coronavirus, on September 16 the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) informed the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) that 11-on-11 tackle football should not be continued this fall.       Friday nights are filled with exciting game play...

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No Justice, No Peace

No Justice, No Peace

Milford unites and calls for change
Aliya Prosser, staff writer | June 8, 2020

  Aliya Prosser Staff Writer      Milford came together on Monday, June 8 at the Milford gazebo on the green, to listen, learn and stand in solidarity with hundreds of people to support #BlackLivesMatter. As residents of Connecticut begin to demand change for the inequities that victimize...

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Marchers in Benicia, California taken on May 31, 2020. Photo courtesy of Kameron Lane.

I Can’t Breathe

Minnesota man, George Floyd, dies in custody of the Minnesota police force on Monday, May 25
Aliya Prosser and Seraiah Laporte | June 2, 2020

       Monday, May 25 sparked an uproar of protests following the death of Minnesota citizen, George Floyd. He was a 46-year-old African-American man who was born and raised in Minneapolis where he returned after college to become a family man. On this day, he was reported to the police regarding...

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History teacher Frank Tupka takes a picture with fellow staff members before open house night.

Tupka Takes Teacher Of the Year

Juanito Briones and Aliya Prosser | May 21, 2020

        Teachers can communicate information to their students in a variety of ways. What separates the teachers that simply teach their lessons from those that stimulate critical thinking is their teaching style. Mr. Tupka, a teacher of the Social Studies Department, won Teacher of the Year this...

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Sam Lavallee, freshman, putting out the candles on her birthday cake in the comfort of her home.

How To Party Apart

Ways to celebrate a birthday while social distancing
Aliya Prosser, Staff Writer | April 22, 2020

       While the coronavirus has taken a toll on a countless number of spring events, it is still possible to have birthday fun in a safe manner. This year, students find exciting ways to celebrate their big day as they work to keep their distance from others.         As spatial awareness...

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New teacher, Dan Walsh, gets acclimated to new job at Foran. Photo courtesy of Foran staff.

New, Friendly Faces: Dan Walsh and Ashley Dobuzinsky

Aliya Prosser and Francie Grabowski | March 31, 2020

       The CNA program and special education courses are programs that many students look forward to in their high school career. Because of this, when former CNA teacher, Mrs. MaryEllen Magee Brown, retired, students were eager to meet their new teacher: Dr. Ashley Dobuzinsky. As well, many are...

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