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Cian Carroll

Cian Carroll, Staff Writer

Hi my name is Cian Carroll. I am a junior here at Foran highschool and participate in sports. I enjoy playing both basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring. I am also in clubs such as Key Club and sci-lions. This is my second year taking journalism.

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Soccer team huddles up together: The team gameplans for whats next, November 4, 2022.

Boys Soccer Strikes their way to Suffield

First Round of States Monday
November 7, 2022

The boys soccer team finished with a record of 8-5-3 in the regular season and will start as the 25 seed in the state tournament. Their first game is Monday November 7 against Suffield High School who had a regular season record of 11-3-1. The team recently made their first SCC tournament game in school...

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Mariners Hockey: The Mariners hockey team poses together for a team picture, January 18, 2022.

Preparing for Winter Sports: Season Training Begins

October 28, 2022

          Winter sports are right around the corner, and preseason conditioning and preparation has begun. Basketball, hockey, wrestling, indoor track, and boys swimming are some of the teams preparing for the upcoming season. The road to success for these sports begins as the preseason kicks off. Basketball  ...

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Para of the Year: Student Cameron Luth and Grillo in the classroom, May 11, 2022.

Mr. Grillo Wins Paraprofessional of the Year

May 16, 2022

          Mr. Paul Grillo is an important part of the Foran community. He clearly loves his job and makes school fun and enjoyable for students. Because of this, it might not come as a surprise that he won the 2022 para of the year.           Principal Max Berkowitz shares his insight on...

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Posters such as this one have been displayed all across Milford in an effort to raise awareness for the war in Ukraine.

How Milford is Handling the Ukraine Crisis

April 6, 2022

     Although Ukraine is thousands of miles away, its current crisis is still heavily prominent in our community. Fundraisers and ceremonies have been held, and yellow and blue clothing has been worn to show support for Ukraine. Foran was able to raise $658 on March 11th and all donations were given...

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Before and After: A Before and After Photo of the Robert Treat Memorial Bridge. Photo Courtesy: Pintrest.com and Cian Carroll, February 6, 2022.

The Unique History of Milford

March 10, 2022

     Founded in 1639, Milford has exhibited traits of a coastal city with a beautiful downtown and several notable landmarks. The city we call home has changed dramatically over the past 383 years.      One of the oldest cities in all of the U.S. has a very rich history. From the U.S. becoming...

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Boys Lacrosse: Team huddle after Eli Gomes scores a goal. Photo Courtesy: Maria Croktan

Looking Ahead to Spring Sports

February 2, 2022

     Spring sports are around the corner and student-athletes and coaches throughout Foran are beginning to prepare for the season. As the season closes in, the excitement builds for sports such as baseball, outdoor track and field, lacrosse, tennis and softball.       One student in particular...

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 Family Time: Mr. Spinetti spends time with his family during his leave. Photo courtesy: Mr. Spinetti, Nov 9, 2021.

Advantages of Paternity Leave

November 23, 2021

     Paternity leaves have recently become a hot topic of discussion. Debates have risen around the U.S, some believe that men shouldn’t be paid during paternity leaves, or even not have them at all.       According to a Pew Research center article https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/03/27,...

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Athletes in Action: Students participate in team-building activities. Photo courtesy: Catherine GaNun, October 12, 2021.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

October 21, 2021

     Teamwork is undoubtedly an essential skill for any job. A perfect way to learn this trait is in the new course T.E.A.M.S, which stands for Together, Explore, Ask questions & share ideas, Members of your team, Smarter together than apart.       The leaders of this course are teachers...

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