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Kelsey Kiely

Kelsey Kiely, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Kelsey Kiely and I’m a senior at Foran High School.  At Foran, I’m involved in Cheerleading and Lacrosse as well as Key Club, Sound Lions and Clothing the Community.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, shopping, and going on beach drives.

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Accepted!: Real college acceptance letter that could be the root of some students Senioritis. December 18, 2023.

Not Your Typical Flu Season

The Senioritis Epidemic
Elle Philpott and Kelsey Kiely | February 5, 2024

          As the year goes on, students’ senioritis gets stronger. Senioritis is a diagnosis for high schoolers when they reach senior year and start to give up. With the half year point just passing, seniors are looking forward to graduation and get caught up in the fact that they still have...

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Seeing the Sights: A view of the world renowned Eiffel Tower in Paris, France from Elle’s European adventure this summer. July 10, 2023.

2024 Travel Guide

Where Did Foran Lions Travel in 2023?
Elle Philpott and Kelsey Kiely | January 11, 2024

          Foran is going places! Literally. 2023 was filled with a variety of different travel destinations for both students and teachers, all the way from Europe to Florida. No matter the location, 46% of students polled about their trips this year, are saying they traveled to make memories.  ...

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Outstanding Old State House: Journalism Students listening to their tour guide at the old state house, learning tons of new information.

Boston Field Trip Recap

“Wicked Awesome” Things We Did in Boston
Elle Philpott and Kelsey Kiely | December 6, 2023

          From a cool experience at Frozen the Musical to an exhilarating walk on the Boston Freedom Trail, the Foran United States History (U.S. History) and Journalism students gained a wide range of knowledge on their three-day field trip to Boston.            History teacher and chaperone...

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Goals in Guidance: Guidance office with many college banners and forms. October 17, 2023.

Affirmative Action in America

Elle Philpott and Kelsey Kiely | November 16, 2023

           Only 57% of the Foran community knows what affirmative action is, including those who are currently in the process of applying to college according to a recent poll. To cut to the chase, according to the New York Times affirmative action is defined as the practice or policy of favoring...

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Yelling in Yellow: The student section wearing yellow/gold to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand, September 8, 2023.

Taking A Stand Against Childhood Cancer

Elle Philpott and Kelsey Kiely | September 28, 2023

          Everyday, 47 children are diagnosed with cancer in the United States alone. Alex’s Lemonade Stand (ALSF) raises funds, awareness and a glass of lemonade to help kids fighting cancer. The goal of ALSF is to support the children and families that are impacted by the harsh reality of childhood...

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Working together for Women: Social Studies Department wears purple for International Womens Day, March 7, 2023.

Unbreakable Bonds

Teacher Connections With Co-workers
Isabella Tomac and Kelsey Kiely | May 4, 2023

          Over the years of teaching, Foran teachers have created bonds with each other in many ways. Teachers are usually closer to other teachers in their department because they are able to talk more, and are in the same halls,  allowing for easier communication. There are many benefits of teachers...

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Snap A Pic: Foran students visiting Gulf Beach at sunset on a summer evening and capture images of the beautiful view, July 26, 2022.

[Photo] History of the High School Hangout Hub

Elle Philpott and Maia Matula | March 16, 2023

Snap A Pic: Foran students visiting Gulf Beach at sunset on a summer evening and capture images of the beautiful view, July 26, 2022.

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Helping Each Other Out: Freshman Jack Sullivan going over an assignment for English class with Cooper Fitzgerald, January 23, 2023.

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Mackenzie Posey and Kelsey Kiely | February 8, 2023

           Even the smallest act of kindness can make the biggest difference in someone’s day. Random Acts of Kindness Day is similar to, but not the same as World Kindness Day.             World Kindness day falls on November 13 and is a holiday that was formed in 1998 to promote kindness...

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Holiday Hallway: Last years Forever Friends Club filled a hallway with holiday decorations and cheer, December 8, 2021.

How Forever Friends Celebrates the Holidays

Mackenzie Posey and Kelsey Kiely | December 21, 2022

          Forever Friends Club is a group full of loving students and teachers who are currently looking forward to the holiday season. Forever Friends was formerly known as Best Buddies, which was founded nationally in 1989 to provide opportunities for those with disabilities. Since then, society...

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2022 NHS Induction Ceremony: Members getting sworn into NHS in the Joseph A. Foran auditorium, April 26, 2022.

Academic Achievers Advance into the National Honor Society

Elle Philpott and Kelsey Kiely | December 5, 2022

          The National Honor Society (NHS) at Foran High School is a prestigious organization advised by Mrs. Jacyln Deloma and Mr. Frank Tupka. NHS is focused upon leadership, academics, service, and character. Currently, the Foran chapter consists of 68 students who strive to contribute to the...

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Group Huddle: Coach Esposito having end of conditioning talk with all of the wrestlers, October 3, 2022.

Hitting the Mat: Wrestling Grapples with New Season and New Goals

Kelsey Kiely and Hayley Pokornowski | November 3, 2022

          Foran wrestlers are excited for a new and Covid-19 free season. Last year, athletes on the team  weren’t allowed to be at every match. This did not give athletes the opportunity to be as prepared as they were in seasons past.            Mr. David Esposito, wrestling head coach...

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