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Lorelai Christy

Lorelai Christy, Online Editor

Hi I’m Lorelai Christy and I’m a senior at Foran! I’m one of the two Online Editors for the Mane Street Mirror and this is my second year taking journalism. Here at Foran, I’m in girls tennis, the yearbook staff, Natural Helpers, and Giving Table Club. In my free time, I’m working at a daycare where I primarily take care of one year olds.

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Then vs. Now: Seniors Kelly Aspras, Matthew Nolan, Taylor LaFountain, Mackenzie Posey, and Emma Honcz shown freshman/sophomore year next to their senior year selves.

Turning Back Time

Class of ‘24 Reflects on Their Time at Foran
Lorelai Christy, Online Editor | February 12, 2024

          As Foran rang in the new year, the senior class reflected upon their upcoming plans after graduation. Some have experienced feelings of sentiment for their time in high school and have reminisced over numerous memories they’ve shared with their friends the last three years. If they’re...

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Dishwasher Mishap!: Venice Montanaro after her first time using the dishwasher inside her dorm…she learned for next time!

Q&A: Venice Montanaro

Lorelai Christy and Isabella Palisi | January 24, 2024

Q: How has Uconn been? A: “UConn has been wonderful. I’m at UConn Stamford for this year and then I’m going to Storrs and it is a great environment. I have small class sizes, an apartment for a dorm, and it’s a great community because I’m closer with my professors and it’s really just...

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Yes/No: 46 Foran students answered a poll on whether they believe listening to music is beneficial to studying.

Benefits of Music for Students: How Does Listening Affect Studying?

Lorelai Christy, Online Editor | January 8, 2024

          The most popular music streaming platforms among students are Spotify and Apple Music. At the end of every year, these platforms come out with Spotify Wrapped and Apple Replay - a summary of the user’s listening habits through the year.           These summaries include the user’s...

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Need Help?: College Fair Guides are posted outside the counseling office for seniors to browse through and help themselves learn through their process.
November 9, 2023.

On the Road to Success

Senior College Application Check-In
Lorelai Christy, Online Editor | December 4, 2023

          As the winter approaches, seniors are making their college decisions and taking on loads of work to prepare for life after graduation. Application deadlines, essay revisions, letters of recommendations, and college visits are all very overwhelming and time-consuming in the lives of seniors...

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 Need Help?: College Fair Guides are posted outside the counseling office for seniors to browse through and help themselves learn through their process. November 9, 2023.

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Need Help?: College Fair Guides are posted outside the counseling office for seniors to browse through and help themselves learn through their process. November 9, 2023.

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Pumpkin Carving: A pumpkin carving example that people can do to celebrate fall.

Fall Fun in Connecticut

Things to do in the State This Fall
Lorelai Christy, Online Editor | November 13, 2023

          Apple picking, pumpkin carving, trick or treating, holiday shopping. The list goes on. As the weather gets colder and the leaves change color, many people find themselves bonding over different activities and experiences as the fall season progresses.            Connecticut and...

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Natural Helpers: The Natural Helpers conduct an activity out in the field during freshman orientation. August 23, 2023.

Words From the Wise

Tips for Freshman Year
Lorelai Christy, Online Editor | October 4, 2023

          Every year, the incoming freshman classes have fears about the adjustment into high school.            At Foran, the community is there to support them and help them adjust to their new environment. For example, the Natural Helpers program run by Journalism teacher Lisa Farrell...

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Picture Perfect: Natural Helpers pose for a group picture after giving their 8th grade tours around Foran. March 17, 2023.

Seniors in Natural Helpers

The Lessons They’re Leaving Behind
Lorelai Christy and Alana Finlayson | May 17, 2023

          Foran’s Natural Helpers club is organized by Mrs. Lisa Farrell and Mr. Rick Raucci. The club organizes Freshman Orientation, Homecoming, conferences, Unified Prom, Open Houses, fundraisers, and activities for the freshmen class.            This year, they organized a tour of...

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Milford DMV: Shown is a Milford DMV location at 977 Boston Post Rd, February 21, 2023.

How to Pass Your Driver’s License Test

Lorelai Christy and Alana Finlayson | March 29, 2023

            High school is a time where many big decisions get made, including getting your license. Many students around this age become overwhelmed with the pressure and responsibility that accompanies driving.              Many people who are more experienced with driving have seen...

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Pretty in Pink: Shoprite showcases their seasonal section getting ready for Valentine’s Day, January 24, 2023.

The History of Valentine’s Day

The Story of How The Day of Romance Came to Be
Lorelai Christy and Alana Finlayson | February 14, 2023

          Every year on February 14, people celebrate Valentine’s Day and show their loved ones how they care for them. There are many different traditions that people have on Valentine’s Day to celebrate their love for one another. However, the origin of the beloved holiday wasn’t so rosy.   ...

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Pretty in Pink: Shoprite showcases their seasonal section getting ready for Valentine’s Day, January 24, 2023.

[Photo] Valentine’s Day: CT Date Spots

February 14, 2023

Pretty in Pink: Shoprite showcases their seasonal section getting ready for Valentine’s Day, January 24, 2023.

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 Using Your Resources: The newly added Zen Den is open for use all day at school for some peace and quiet during the day. December 12, 2022.

Winter’s Effects on Mental Health

Strategies for Coping During the Winter
Lorelai Christy and Alana Finlayson | January 4, 2023

          During the winter, students' mental health can deteriorate for numerous reasons.For many, winter is a cheerful time spent with loved ones. Nonetheless, for others the season may instigate new struggles. Whichever it may be, winter has found a way to make people dread it—but it doesn’t...

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Parking for the Day: Foran High students utilize the student parking lot on school mornings. November 14, 2022.

New Drivers Navigating Their First Winter

Lorelai Christy and Alana Finlayson | November 30, 2022

          Each year there are more new drivers on the road. Whether they have their Learner’s Permit or are newly licensed for the school year, every new driver has one fear in common: their first winter. Driving in the winter can be dangerous due to chances of snow, ice, and slush, which can...

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Relaxing Ambience: The decorated ambience of the Zen Den provides a relaxing atmosphere for students to practice mindfulness during their school day. October 4, 2022.

The Zen Den: Welcoming Mindfulness

Alama Finlayson and Lorelai Christy | November 7, 2022

          Foran High School has made a lot of changes and improvements to its building and its mindset to further encourage students to practice mindfulness. A new addition to the building in the 2022-2023 school year has been the Zen Den, meant to inspire students to practice mindfulness strategies...

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