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Morgan Viesselman

Morgan Viesselman, Sports Editor

     Hi, my name is Morgan Viesselman and I am a senior at Foran. I am the senior sports editor for the Mane Street Mirror and I have been a staff writer for the past 2 years. I enjoy writing articles about Foran’s athletes and sports teams along with local businesses in Milford. I play both volleyball and softball here at Foran. I love listening to music and playing with my dog.

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East Shore Middle School: Morgan Viesselman helps out at the middle school track meet, June 1, 2022.

[Photo] Experience, Expertise, and Extra Time

March 22, 2023

East Shore Middle School: Morgan Viesselman helps out at the middle school track meet, June 1, 2022.

Batter Up: LaMorte steps into the box and is getting ready to hit. Photo courtesy Chadwick and Co Photography, May 1, 2021.

Dream Catching

Kendall LaMorte is Committed to CCSU
Morgan Viesselman, Sports Editor | March 10, 2022

     Softball has been a part of her life for as long as she can remember. Senior Kendall LaMorte is eager to continue her softball career for another four years at Central Connecticut State University.       Kendall says that she is excited to play in a new environment and meet new people....

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Rylee Tondora: Photo of business owner Rylee Tondora.

Student Business “Baked by Rylee” Takes the Cake

Jessica Chamberlain and Morgan Viesselman | January 21, 2022

     Rylee Tondora is a senior at Foran who recently created a business called “Baked by Rylee.” Tondora has always had a passion for baking sweet treats and finally decided to turn her hobby into something more.       Customers can view her menu here as well as view her posts on Instagram...

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Firing Fiber: Three students in Mr. Sember’s Forensics class complete a lab on Fiber Analysis.

Analyzing a New Course: Forensic Science

Morgan Viesselman and Tori Matula | January 8, 2022

     This past school year, students got the opportunity to take a new science course called Forensics, a half-year elective class taught by Mr. Gregory Sember and Mrs. Melissa Smith.       Since this course is brand new, teachers have not had as much experience as they would have hoped on...

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Free Throws for Days: Charlie Diamantis getting ready to shoot a free throw in his fall league game. Photo courtesy: Charlie Diamantis, October 30, 2021.

Preparing for the Upcoming Season: Boys Basketball

Morgan Viesselman and Tori Matula | November 12, 2021

     As the fall sports season comes to an end, the winter sports season is around the corner. Boys basketball is getting ready for their upcoming season with off season training and conditioning.      Senior Charlie Diamantis has been playing basketball for nine years, playing on the varsity...

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Foran versus Lyman Hall: Football’s first game, celebrating their victory. Photo courtesy: Dean Ross, September 10, 2021.

Foran Football: Tackling the Season Ahead

Morgan Viesselman and Tori Matula | September 22, 2021

     After a long year of uncertainty, the Lions can finally put their helmets and pads to work. The team is now ready to return to normal play.      There are six senior captains this year: Dean Ross, Jason Cruz, Barry Held, Kyle Zarnoch, AJ Edmond, and Kyle Pokornowski.      The team...

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The start of it all: this street sign was decorated back in December when the trend was first starting to go around. Photo Courtesy: Morgan Viesselman, December 12, 2020

Celebrating Through Street Signs

Luca Marinelli and Morgan Viesselman | April 14, 2021

         Whenever holidays roll around, every town has their own tradition that happens every year within the community. Whether it’s a parade or gathering on the green, things are different this year and have to be modified for Covid safety.       Around Christmas time a member of the...

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Trendy Tie-Dye: Pictured above is a bunch of Tie-Dye pieces in Material Girls in Orange, CT. Photo courtesy: Michelle Viesselman, February 23, 2020

Fashion Reboots: Trends That Have Come and Gone

Morgan Viesselman, Staff Writer | March 11, 2021

     Fashion has always been something that younger generations have enjoyed. Trends vary from decade to decade based on people, styles of clothing, and even the weather.       Trends start from what models are wearing at fashion shows and on runways. The clothing items and outfits that are...

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On a mission. Pictured is Mia running down the field this summer with the ball looking to score. Photo courtesy: Mia Williams, July 2020

Student Spotlight: Mia Williams and Her Drive to Success

Morgan Viesselman, Staff Writer | January 27, 2021

     Mia Williams, a junior, is already on the road to success at such a young age. With maintaining good grades and a very good athletic career, Mia is set for her future.      Williams has always had a love for sports ever since she was little. From participating in baseball, hockey, and running...

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Take a look: pictured here is an example of a virtual tour of a campus that a student can take online. Photo courtesy: Morgan Viesselman, November 16, 2020.

Changes to the College Application World

Morgan Viesselman, Staff Writer | December 10, 2020

     Senior‌ ‌year‌ ‌has‌ ‌already‌ ‌been‌ ‌hard‌ ‌enough‌ ‌for‌ ‌high‌ ‌school‌ ‌students‌ ‌with‌ ‌school‌ ‌days‌ ‌being‌ ‌cut short,‌ and learning from home.‌ The time to apply to colleges ‌and‌ ‌universities‌ ‌is‌ here.  ...

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Come Stop By: Pictured is the outside of the Good Morning Cupcake bakery at their Milford location. Photo courtesy: Morgan Viesselman, October 29, 2020.

A Sweet Introduction: A New Bakery in Milford, Good Morning Cupcake

Morgan Viesselman, Staff Writer | November 12, 2020

     Milford, Connecticut is home to many small bakeries and treat shops. A new member has been added to this family this year on May 30. Good Morning Cupcake is a small bakery located on 252 Melba Street owned by Adrianna Robles.      After earning her bachelor's degree in Baking and Pastry...

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Pictured is the Foran Girl Soccer’s Varsity team from the point of view of the NFHS camera during their game against Law. 
Photo Courtesy: Amy Flynn taken on October 1st,2020 at 7:08 PM.

Cheering Through a Screen

Morgan Viesselman and Haley Flynn | October 27, 2020

     Many aspects of school that we've become accustomed to have changed this school year due to new Covid-19 rules and regulations. Fall sports are one of the main groups that have been affected.       Whether it is having to wear a mask during practice and games or virtual swim meets, all...

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