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Lauren Stroffolino

Lauren Stroffolino, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Lauren Stroffolino. I am a Senior  at Joseph A. Foran High school. In the fall I play on the volleyball team. I also play fall and spring softball here at Foran. I participate in key club, interact club, and sound lions. I have two younger sisters and love being with my friends.


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The Plate: Best friends Jonna Lord and Reese Jasminski working together, August 10, 2022.

Tips For Getting A First Job

Julia DeEll and Lauren Stroffolino | March 21, 2023

          Many high school students pursue part time jobs after turning 16 in an effort to understand the fundamentals of learning how to manage their time, while comprehending financial adversities. While finding a first job, students can start their search in their own communities. Seeking out...

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SoFi Stadium: Super Bowl LVI Bengals vs Rams while Evan cheered on for the Bengals, February 13, 2022.

From Then to Now, The Super Bowl: America’s Favorite Competition

Julia DeEll and Lauren Stroffolino | February 13, 2023

          Every football season ends with the biggest game of the year known as the Super Bowl, originally known as the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. Since 1967, this championship game has been a mainstay in American culture and many are eager for this year's outcome.            The...

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Colleen Ardolino runs with the ball to score a touchdown, November 2021.

Powderpuff Aims for Redemption on Home Field

Julia DeEll and Lauren Stroffolino | November 22, 2022

          The tradition of Powderpuff has been ongoing since the 1970s. Cross town rivals Foran and Law start preparing for their game in the beginning of November.            Powderpuff is a flag football game that lasts for two twenty minute periods. Both teams have a total of 11 girls...

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Pink Out: Student section cheers on the football team while raising awareness for The Get in Touch Foundation, October 7, 2022.

Get Pink! Foran Supports Get in Touch Foundation

Julia DeEll and Lauren Stroffolino | October 14, 2022

          For almost four decades, the U.S has honored October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month highlights annual national campaigns in order to increase acknowledgement of the disease and to honor those battling against the disease and those who have lost their lives.  ...

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Foran Boys Lacrosse Managers in Action: Reese Jasminski, Sam Lavallee, and Riley Grunow doing stats at the boys game. Photo courtesy: Marina Giammattei, April 11, 2022.

An Inside Look on Team Managers

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | April 12, 2022

     For most sports teams here at Foran, there are one to three students who are able to help out with a specific team. These are the sports managers and with each team, there’s different roles that these managers take responsibility for.       Many sports teams and coaches enjoy having...

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Aftermath of an ACL Surgery: Rylie Bryant post surgery for her ACL injury. Photo Courtesy: Yolanda Bryant, May 8, 2019.

Sports Injuries Impacting the Future

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | February 23, 2022

     According to the website, At Your Own Risk, there was a study done on student athletes and the number of injuries that occur to them nowadays. 90% of student athletes report some form of sports-related injury. Injuries have a huge impact on athletes' futures and careers.      Anna Byers,...

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Best Friends On and Off the Field: Cushman and Miller preparing for a home football game together. Photo courtesy: Nicole Miller. September 10, 2021.

Wave Hello to International Friendship Month

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | January 31, 2022

     While there are many days throughout the year dedicated to friendship, the entire month of February is Friendship Month in the United States.      Juniors Jack Cushman and Matt Miller have a strong bond with one another. Cushman states, “Friends are always there for you and if you are...

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Snowman Challenge:  Snowman created by Luci Cappello, Mallory Janik, Samantha Lavallee, and Reese Jasminski during a contest run by the Mane Street Mirror.

Sledding into Snow Days

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | December 13, 2021

     Prior to Covid-19, students were able to have the day off from school when snow covered the ground and icy roads appeared. However, when the virus struck, Milford Public Schools made snow days into virtual learning days so there were no additional school days at the end of the year.     ...

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Yellow-Out Themed Football Game: Student section hyping up the football team. Photo Courtesy: Mane Street Mirror, September 17, 2021.

Lion’s Den Brings the Spirit

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | November 20, 2021

     During the 2021 fall season, Foran High School’s student sections for athletics have significantly grown in not only size, but school spirit as well. After almost two years of having no spectators at games due to Covid-19, students were eager to get back into the bleachers to maintain their...

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Summer Wrestling Tournament: Craig Mager in action at a summer tournament. Photo Courtesy: John Mager, September 12, 2021.

Winter Sports Finally Take Action

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | November 3, 2021

     As fall comes to an end, preparation for preseason of winter sports start up and athletes begin off-season conditioning. There are a total of six sports and one club in the winter season that athletes can participate in, and be able to engage with teammates and coaches.        The girls'...

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