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Makayla Crespo

Makayla Crespo, Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Makayla Crespo and I am sophomore at Foran High School. I am a staff writer for Mane Street Mirror. In my free time I enjoy being outdoors with friends and family.

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Chicken Tenders with Waffles and Hashbrowns: The manager of our cafeteria, Marybeth Salvato, knows firsthand which lunches students respond to the best. “Yesterday, the chicken tenders- waffles, that’s a big seller.” March 14, 2024.

Mane Street Meals

Makayla Crespo and Shea Pangu | April 25, 2024

          Mozzarella Sticks. Penne Pasta. General Tao’s Chicken. School lunch is a part of many Foran students’ everyday lives, but have you ever wondered which lunches students crave the most? There are dozens of different lunch options, but there are a few that leave the lunch line much longer...

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The Sad Truth: Statistics from displaying what different obstacles social media users have encountered.

How-To: Stay Safe on Social Media

Makayla Crespo and Shea Pangu | March 27, 2024

          According to The New York Times Upfront magazine, from the year 2011-2021, the number of teens and young adults with clinical depression has more than doubled, and San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge believes this increase is due to the upsurge in social media usage.   ...

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Basketball Hustle: Players rush down the court following the ball, February 1, 2023.

Behind the scenes of Unified Sports

Alexa White and Makayla Crespo | February 9, 2024

95% of public high schools in Connecticut offer a Unified Sports program; there are 47,909 combined participants in almost 20 states in the nation. On February 14, a Unified Sports winter basketball tournament will be held for all members of the club at Foran High School.  Unified Sports started...

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Soaring Through Stunts: Foran’s cheer team perfecting their stunts in preparation for competition.

Tumbling Into Competition Cheer

Makayla Crespo and Shea Pangu | December 20, 2023

          There are many varying types of cheerleading. Students might think of cheerleading as simply encouraging school spirit and performing during football games, but in reality it’s much more than that. During the fall season, cheerleaders engage in sideline cheer, and then during the winter...

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Veteran Visits: Veteran Weston Clark speaking about his experience in the military to Journalism 1, November 10, 2023.

A Thank You to Our Heroes

Celebrating American Veterans and Their Service
Laney Chan and Makayla Crespo | November 15, 2023

          Veterans Day is a time to honor those who have or are currently serving to recognize their sacrifice. November 11 is the day that the nation takes to acknowledge all individuals who served, or are currently serving in any branch of the military;  the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard,...

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Kick Off: Trick or Trot participants beginning their 3.1 mile stretch. October 28, 2023.

[Photo] Running for a Cause

Shea Pangu and Makayla Crespo | November 3, 2023

Kick Off: Trick or Trot participants beginning their 3.1 mile stretch. October 28, 2023.

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