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Dabi Lee

Dabi Lee, Layout & Content Editor

Hi! My name is Dabi Lee, and I am a junior at Foran High School. This is my second year of Journalism, and I am a layout and content editor. I am also a member of Key Club, Model UN, and the Foran Band. Outside of school, I enjoy doing taekwondo, reading, and listening to music. 

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Friendships from Foran: Senior Cameron Lefebvre and junior Devon Hines pose for a photo. Photo courtesy: Devon Hines.

Gratitude in Graduation

Class of 2024 Reflects on What They’re Thankful For
Dabi Lee and Connor Rizzo | May 28, 2024

With graduation quickly approaching, many seniors now take the time to reflect back on their high school experience and what joys their school supplied them with. Between new friendships, student-teacher bonds, and countless academic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities, Foran has provided its...

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Canvas Patch

Filled with hundreds of knick-knacks and trinkets, Canvas Patch is great for gifts or just perusing.

Hidden Gems of Milford

Showcasing Small Downtown Businesses
Dabi Lee and Jasmine Phung | May 3, 2024

Milford is home to hundreds of places for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Many of these spots lie along the bustling streets of downtown. However, past the chain businesses and popular hotspots, local treasures wait to be discovered.

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Connor Rizzo performs on the keyboard.

Youth Band Dazzles California

Teach Kids Music All-Stars Band Plays at Music Festival
Gracie Brogan and Dabi Lee | March 7, 2024

          Music at Foran mainly consists of the band, orchestra, and choir, though a student at Foran seeks a bigger pursuit in his own band. Junior Connor Rizzo recently traveled to California for the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention. Where he, along with other members...

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Bundle of Flowers: This LEGO bouquet retails for $59.99, with a cheaper alternative pictured on the right, January 16, 2024,

Love Around the Corner

Finding the Perfect Valentine’s Gift
Jasmine Phung and Dabi Lee | February 7, 2024

          Love is in the air in the month of February as Valentine’s Day nears. The holiday provides an opportunity for one to express their affection in gifts and quality time. However, whether you have a partner this Valentine’s Day, or are looking to show your appreciation for a friend, the...

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Picture Perfect: Avery Izzo strikes a pose in her routine.

Behind the Curtain

Q & A With Avery Izzo
Dabi Lee and Alexandra Montero | January 30, 2024

Dance is a diverse art form that creates a connection between movement and music. With its various styles, dance acts as a universal influence around the globe, and every dancer is unique to themselves. Junior Avery Izzo is one of the many dancers that call Foran their home. Izzo reveals the secrets...

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Midterms 101

Guide to Acing Midterms
Dabi Lee and Gracie Brogan | January 10, 2024

          As the second semester comes to a close, students begin preparing for their dreaded midterm exams. For some students, the process has become familiar, while others have not yet had the experience of taking their midterms. What are Midterms?           Midterms are an exam taken...

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Glittering in Gold: Adrianne Shields poses solo on the ice.

Foran On Ice

A Look Into the Intricate Art of Figure Skating
Dabi Lee and Jasmine Phung | December 7, 2023

          From the delicate balance of a spin to the soaring elegance of a jump, figure skating is a breath-taking blend of artistry and athleticism that takes center stage on the icy rinks. Figure skaters share their own struggles and triumphs, but ultimately showcase their resilience through captivating...

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A Seasonal Treat: Alexandria Regan’s miniature apple pies fresh out of the oven, November 19, 2022.

Foran’s Seasonal Favorites

Foran’s Seasonal Favorites
Madeline Babcock and Dabi Lee | November 8, 2023

          The smell of cookies in the oven, the perfect slice of pie, and the sprinkle of cinnamon in every pastry are all too familiar during the fall season. The autumn harvest of pumpkins, apples, cranberries and more opens the door to many recipes, often paired with cinnamon or nutmeg.  ...

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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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Mrs. Dawn Davis: Staff Yearbook Photo of Mrs. Davis.

Remembering Ms. Davis

Jocelyn Gonzalez and Dabi Lee | June 13, 2023

          Ms. Dawn Davis was a science teacher dear to the Foran community who touched many young minds, friends, and family alike. On April 5, 2023, Ms. Davis passed away after a long battle with an illness.            Davis began teaching at Foran in 1995 and has since left a lasting...

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A Performance to Remember: Ms. Judy Pancoast performs All My Best Memories: Built by The Carpenters,” contributing their art and its impact on her life at The Green Room 42, January 25, 2023.

“If You Have a Dream: No Matter How Ridiculous it Seems, Go For It”

Judy Pancoast’s Career in the Music Industry
Dabi Lee and Grace Brogan | March 17, 2023

          Substitute teacher Ms. Judy Pancoast is a familiar face at Foran. She often mentions her career as a musician, and many are aware of one of her greatest achievements, a 2011 Grammy nomination for best children’s music album. However, the true multitude of her projects speaks for itself....

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Foran’s Favorite Rock: The class of 2023 follows a generational tradition of painting the large rock that sits outside of the bottom floor entrance, August 30, 2022.

50 Years of Lion Pride

Celebrating Foran’s 50th Anniversary
Grace Brogan and Dabi Lee | February 14, 2023

          With the arrival of 2023, Foran celebrates its 50th year, as generations of high school students have walked through its halls. Since Foran opened its doors in 1973, each class for the past five decades has left its mark. Students often pass by the sign claiming its first year in operation,...

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A Traditional Table: A table with many traditional Korean dishes prepared for the Lunar New Year, February 1, 2022.

Celebrating Cultural Cuisine: Lunar New Year

Dabi Lee and Elizabeth Tran | January 23, 2023

          Although the new year may begin on January 1, the celebrations don’t end there. Many Asian countries will welcome the Year of the Rabbit this Lunar New Year, which falls on January 22. The sign of the Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture.    ...

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Charity Collection: Milford Fire Department Displays Toys for Tots donation box downtown. November 16, 2022.

True Holiday Spirit: The Act of Giving Back

Gracie Brogan and Dabi Lee | December 6, 2022

          The smell of a homemade meal, the first tear of wrapping paper on a present, and the laughter of loved ones are things one might describe when it comes to the holidays. Unfortunately for families in need, this ideal is not a reality. Aside from a lack of gifts and company, many are even...

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Honoring Our Fallen Heroes: The marching band’s past of celebrating Veterans Day with music, November 5, 2017.

Veterans Day: Celebrations Around Milford

Grace Brogan and Dabi Lee | November 1, 2022

          Milford is known for its festivities and celebrations for several holidays, the latest of these holidays being Veterans Day. For events in a small city, Milford goes all out with parades, performances, and gatherings that give back to veterans. Not only is there a variety of opportunities...

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