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Jason Cruz

Jason Cruz, Staff Writer

     Hi, my name is Jason Cruz, and I am a senior at Foran. This is my second year in journalism and in my free time I participate on the football and wrestling teams.

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Bunnell High Schools , Jimmy Galpin wrestling and pinning a Stratford wrestler : Photo courtesy of Kristi Backik. February 8, 2022.

“My disability doesn’t define me, I define me”

Makenzie Wisniewski and Jason Cruz | February 28, 2022

     It's not every day, someone can imagine living life not being able to see surroundings. While some people can't imagine what it would be like to see. A 17-year-old senior Jimmy Galpin, a varsity wrestler at Bunnell High School in Stratford, Connecticut doesn't let this stop him. What makes Jimmy...

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Foran Favorite: Jimmy’s Apizza located on 315 New Haven Ave, Milford, CT.

Celebrating National Pizza Day in Milford

Jason Cruz and Makenzie Wisniewski | February 9, 2022

     Some people would argue that no pizza compares to “New York Pizza,” but locally closer to Milford, New Haven is known for popular pizza places such as Frank Pepe and Modern Pizza.       According to Britannica, “Pizza became as popular as it did because of the sheer number of Italian...

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Foran Football: Ubaldi, Mccabe, and Zarnoch celebrate a special night. Photo Courtesy: Fernando Quieroz November 18, 2021.

Injured Athletes and the Impact on their Futures

Dean Ross and Jason Cruz | January 4, 2022

     Injuries have always had effects on athletes from small injuries to big ones. They will always be a part of sports and even life-changing for some. Many athletes at Foran High School have been faced with injuries and have had many different impacts from them, such as being out for a season or...

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Perfecting their craft: Freshman Nolan Fortier in Wood Tech working with the band saw.

The Significance of Tech Classes

Dean Ross and Jason Cruz | September 24, 2021

     As the world continues to advance in technology, it only increases the need and emphasizes the importance of engineers and the technology used on a regular basis. Tech classes, like the ones offered at Foran, can help students in their future careers as well as everyday life.       From...

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Gavin clearys weekly schedule. Photo courtesy: Gavin Cleary December 10, 2020.

Focusing on Priorities

Jason Cruz, Staff Writer | January 6, 2021

     Many people around the world struggle with procrastination, including students and teachers. Some ways that students and teachers deal with procrastination are by using calendars, notebooks, and  planners to organize their ideas and thoughts ahead of time so they know what is yet to come.  ...

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Girls swim team poses after their last SCC swim meet. Photo courtesy of Emily Eschweiler, October 31, 2020

Swim Team Pulls Through Despite Modified Season

Jason Cruz, Staff Writer | November 22, 2020

     This year, many changes were made in school as well as sports. Members of the girls swim team were disappointed with the news that they might not participate in their sport, doing what they love most.       Fortunately enough, some sports were able to continue but had to make sacrifices...

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