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Ava Sanz

Ava Sanz, Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Ava Sanz and I am a junior here at Foran. I am a staff writer for the Mane Street Mirror. At Foran, I am involved in Natural Helpers, Key club and more, I also participate on the basketball team and the track team at Foran. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, shopping and traveling.

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Tarpon Sunset

Catching the gorgeous purple, pink and orange fluorescent sunset is a daily activity for the citizens of the springs. Many go down to the water and observe the cotton candy skies. Tarpon Springs FL, 2024

Exploring Tarpon Springs: Florida’s Hidden Treasure

Ava Sanz, Staff Writer | May 2, 2024

The Gold Coast has many towns and cities that people may not know of. One fascinating area in particular contains 25,560 people residing in the small town of Tarpon Springs, about 30 minutes north of Tampa. Known as a primarily Greek town there are several Greek restaurants and traditions, notable ones...

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Hard work pays off: Image of Montano at her pop up displaying her clothing.

Sewing into the Future

Foran Alumni Jill Montano’s Brand Ragster on the Rise
Ava Sanz, Staff Writer | March 18, 2024

          Sewing for hours and hours and designing unique pieces is a skill that comes naturally to Foran alumni Jill Montano. Born in 2019, her brand Ragster reworks simple pieces and turns them into new and innovative looks.           Initially, Montano first began making clothing for...

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Dozens of deals: shown is the home screen of TikTok Shop displaying several items.

The Social Media Sensation

TikTok Shop on the Rise
Ava Sanz, Staff Writer | February 8, 2024

           Blowing up overnight, TikTok Shop is a store within the TikTok app that allows users to purchase trending items with the click of a button. The easy purchasing process is almost seamless, and has many hooked on its convenience. However, is it too good to be true?           ...

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Spreading kindness: Officer Michael Dyki inspiring the next generation at the police station.

Placing Their Lives on the Line: The Faces Behind Bravery

Ava Sanz, Staff Writer | January 4, 2024

          Fighting, sacrificing, protecting and dedicating the majority of their lives to serving our country is what law enforcement strives to achieve on a daily basis. January 9, 2024 is a day to recognize these tremendous efforts put forward by officers, as well as honoring their hard work and...

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Monster throw: Kelly Aspras, in the middle of throwing shot put at away track meet.

Celebrating 30 Years of the SCC

Growing Athletes since 1994
Ava Sanz, Staff Writer | November 30, 2023

          Blood, sweat and tears poured into one of the most competitive conferences in Connecticut. The Southern Connecticut Conference has been flourishing since 1994 and continues to grow with more talented athletes approaching the thirtieth anniversary of the SCC.            The SCC...

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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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A chef’s creation: Junior S. Perez posing with her meatloaf dish, October 4, 2023.

What’s Cooking in Yellow Hall?

Ava Sanz, Alexa White, Lila Rothbard, and Sophia Martin | October 6, 2023

          Chop, Stir, Mash. On Wednesday October 4, 2023, Ms. Randy’s advanced culinary class cooked up a flavorful dish of meatloaf and mashed potatoes with an Espagnole gravy drizzled on top . They were able to prepare the dish over the course of two days and served it up for the class to try. ...

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