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Pacey Larka

Pacey Larka, Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Pacey Larka and I am a sophomore at Foran High School. I am excited for my first year writing for the Mane Street Mirror. At Foran, I am a member of the soccer team and golf team. In my free time I play sports and video games with my friends.

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Across Towns: In 1934, Dominic Zuppardi moved his bakery from New Haven to West Haven, CT, carrying his New Haven Style pizza across towns. Many New Haven pizza establishments were opened in the early 20th century, showing the rich history of the business.

Slice of Heaven: Exploring Connecticut’s Pizzerias

Pacey Larka and Joshua Azpiri-Sudusky | April 30, 2024

          What would you say is the best pizza place in Connecticut? Arguably the state with the best pizza in the country, CT has some of the best pizza you can find, including places like Modern, Zuppardi’s, and Frank Pepe’s. But what is the history behind these places, and what makes them...

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Segments: TV Studio student Joseph Kerzner interviews a student for a segment for the Foran News Broadcast.

[Photo] Foran News Broadcast: An Inside View

Pacey Larka and Joshua Azpiri-Sudusky | March 12, 2024

Segments: TV Studio student Joseph Kerzner interviews a student for a segment for the Foran News Broadcast.

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Sneak Peek: Students working in one of Mrs. Hudson’s Photography classes.

Crafting Your Path

Three Electives That Every Student Should Take
Pacey Larka and Joshua Azpiri-Sudusky | February 2, 2024

          As course selection nears closer and closer by the week, students need to quickly make their decisions about what classes they want to take next year. Some of the most important classes to choose are electives. Some students do not know what electives they want to take this year, so here...

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Foran’s Favorites: Home Alone 1 and Elf unsurprisingly received the most votes in the survey, being some of the most popular holiday movies.

Seasonal Cinematic Delights: Foran’s Favorite Holiday Films

Pacey Larka and Joshua Azpiri-Sudusky | December 22, 2023

          As the air turns crisp, the weather turns cold, the nights get long, and the snow starts falling, many bundle up at home with hot chocolate in one hand and cookies in the other, sitting by the fire to watch the one thing that almost everyone likes during the season; holiday movies.  ...

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Obesity on the rise: The percentage of obese children in America has been on the rise from 1988 to 2018.

Physical Fitness in Education: Is P.E. Worth the Sweat?

Pacey Larka and Joshua Azpiri-Sudusky | December 6, 2023

           A startling 22 percent of schools in America do not have physical education classes at all, according to the Washington Post.            From elementary school to high school, physical education is a big part of a student’s day, because it is a break from the long classroom...

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New Year New Schedule: The Channing Independent School District in Channing, Texas, started using a new four-day schedule in 2022.

Balancing Learning and Leisure: The Rising Four Day School Week

Pacey Larka and Joshua Azpiri-Sudusky | October 27, 2023

          (Disclaimer: four-day weeks is not something that is happening in Milford Public Schools)           School. Homework. Sports. Clubs. Work. High school students have packed schedules, and finding free time is not easy. One fix to this problem is four-day school weeks, which are...

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