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Ellie Pasacreta

Ellie Pasacreta, Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Ellie Pasacreta, a junior at Foran! This is my second year writing for journalism. At Foran, I'm involved in Key Club and track. Outside of school, I dance at Lee Lund studio of dance and hang out with my friends and family. Im very excited to be going into my junior year of highschool and i can't wait to write for the newspaper again! 

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Hard at Work: Fenton working near the auditorium before students arrive for school, October 17, 2023.

Sean’s Spotlight

How 32 Years at Foran has Shaped Sean Fenton
Gianna Weaver and Ellie Pasacreta | November 10, 2023

          Mr. Sean Fenton has been keeping the Milford high schools clean since 1986. Fenton began his custodial career working night shifts at Jonathan Law for four years before coming to work at Foran in 1990.            For the past 32 years at Foran, Fenton has been enjoying every minute.   ...

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The Original: Photo of the original Sundae House from when it opened, 1960’s.

Sixty Years of Sundae Smiles

Celebrating 60 Years of The Sundae House
Gianna Weaver and Ellie Pasacreta | October 2, 2023

           Milford’s family-owned and operated ice cream spot has been a summertime staple for countless families. The Sundae House, located on 499 New Haven Ave., is celebrating their sixtieth anniversary of sundae smiles.             In 1963, Angelina Simone–The Sundae House’s...

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Donna Halcott: August 20, 2023.

“No Day Shall Erase you From the Memory of Time”

Ellie Pasacreta, Staff Writer | September 13, 2023

           “It did not seem possible that something of this magnitude could happen in our country,” Donna Halcott says.“It was a massive wake up, call, and an end to naïveté.”             On September 11, 2001 at 8:41 am, horror struck on New York City. What seemed like any...

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Class of 2023: CappuGino’s flyer with information on booking their food truck for upcoming events, April, 12, 2023.

CappuGino’s Craze

A Local Businesses Mission to Give Back to the Community
Ellie Pasacreta and Gianna Weaver | May 12, 2023

          Spring has sprung, and for locals, it’s time to get out and try new businesses around Milford. A spot many enjoy is CappuGino’s, a local coffee cafe located in Milford’s Commerce Park.            CappuGino’s was welcomed into the community in the midst of the pandemic,...

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Healthy Heart: Model of the aorta found in classrooms, January 23, 2023.

American Heart Association Month

Improving Your Cardiovascular Health
Ellie Pasacreta, Staff Writer | February 2, 2023

          One person dies every 34 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease. In 2020, heart disease caused 697,000 deaths.             February is American Heart Association Month, a time where people can continue or start to focus on their cardiovascular health. The risk...

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Daniel S. Wasson Field: Banner hanging high in remembrance of Daniel S. Wasson, December 8, 2022.

Remembering Daniel Wasson

How the Milford Community Carries on the Legacy of a Fallen Officer
Ellie Pasacreta and Gianna Weaver | February 1, 2023

          Everyone passes by the Daniel S. Wasson Baseball Field that hosts countless sporting events throughout the year, but not everyone knows the story behind Wasson himself.            Daniel Wasson was a U.S. Air Force Veteran who worked for the Milford Police Department for two years...

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Show Time: Oliva Salai and Connor Rizzo on stage performing Mamma Mia, April 9, 2022.

“Omigod You Guys!” It’s Audition Season

Foran Drama Club Prepares to Audition for Musical ‘Legally Blonde’
Gianna Weaver and Ellie Pasacreta | December 2, 2022

          Each year the Foran Drama Club puts on outstanding productions and this year aims to be no different. The Foran 2023 spring production will be “Legally Blonde: The Musical.”            For the audition, students will prepare a short verse of a song and practice a scene from...

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Coaching on the Court: Coach Hoffer with senior, Chloe Nittoly on the court, October 3, 2022.

Passing the Volleyball Team onto New Coaches

Gianna Weaver and Ellie Pasacreta | October 26, 2022

          A new volleyball season is close to ending but a new coaching staff stepped up to the net. The girl's volleyball team welcomed new assistant coach Mrs. Tammi Spose alongside returning coach Jessica Hoffer. This year, Coach Hoffer is taking on a new role as the head coach.       ...

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