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Madison Ballard

Madison Ballard, Staff Writer

Hi! I am Madison Ballard and I am a Junior at Foran High School. I have now been in Journalism for 2 years. I am a part of the Key Club and the Giving Table where we make food for people in need or going through tough times. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, working out, and going to the beach. 


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En gardé, Prêt, Allez!: Foran Fencer, Aidan Riha, stands ready to fight his opponent at local tournament.

Milford Fencing

The Overlooked Sport Explained
Madison Ballard, Staff Writer | May 9, 2023

          The Milford fencing team is a welcoming team ready to bring in new members all across the local community. The combined Law and Foran fencing team is a place where high school students learn how to put the mind first in a physical sport. They have 4 seasonal tournaments         ...

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	The Room Where it Happens: Special Education room at Foran, in which Special Education students find tools to grow and thrive, February 1, 2023.

Teachers at Foran Hope to Spread Light on Autism

A Look at Autism Awareness Day
Madison Ballard and Hailey Kuzma | April 4, 2023

          In the month of April, a common diagnosis affecting more than 200,000 Americans every year is recognized ( Autism Awareness Day helps bring attention to those who lie on the broad spectrum of autism.            Autism occurs in one...

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Bradford Teaching: Mrs. Bradford at desk ready to teach students, February 15, 2023.

Travels with Mrs. Bradford

Madison Ballard and Hailey Kuzma | March 29, 2023

          Mrs. Bradford has had a life filled with traveling, new cultures, and making friends around the entire world. Her favorite destination was Japan, where she worked for two years. She lived with a family in Japan who exposed her to Japanese culture.           Bradford's first experience...

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Electronics: Target advertises electronics for the upcoming Christmas season, December 13, 2022.

Is Technology Taking Over Christmas Gifts?

Madison Ballard and Hailey Kuzma | December 22, 2022

          Over the years, the variety of gifts given during the holiday season has evolved. While the world is developing, the same goes for gifts. Instead of dolls, art supplies, and puzzles, items such as iPhones, iPads, and other forms of technology have infiltrated the Christmas gift scene.   ...

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Interior Design Room: Interior design room learning objects, November 11, 2022.

Interior Design’s Impactful Creativity

How Foran Encourages Interior Design and the Creativity Behind It
Hailey Kuzma and Madison Ballard | November 30, 2022

          Throughout the school year, creativity is a prominent aspect of every student’s life. Interior Design’s curriculum focuses on giving students creative freedom through various projects and interactive activities.            Interior Home Design teacher Ms. Rachel Pangu states,...

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View from the Stands: View from stands at pink out football game, October 7, 2022.

October Highlight: Homecoming Recap

Alexandra Montero and Madison Ballard | October 28, 2022

          Foran had a thrilling and fun filled homecoming week to get everyone excited for the homecoming game, as well as the dance.            The spirit week themes included Flannel Day, Pink Day, Groutfit Day, and Color Wars.            Sophomore Carlie Simard states that “Going...

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