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Samantha Lambert

Samantha Lambert, Staff Writer

Hi my name is Samantha Lambert, I am a senior. I am a staff writer for The Mane Street Mirror this year. I do gymnastics, and I work for The Boys and Girls Club of Milford. In my free time I love to hangout with my friends. My favorite type of article to write is entertainment because I think they are the most interesting for people to read.

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Matt and Rudi performing in the semi finals on Listen to Your Heart. Photo courtesy of Matt Ranaudo, May 2020.

Foran Alum Matt Ranaudo featured on the Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart

Samantha Lambert and Kensye Cocchia | March 2, 2021

     Foran alum Matt Ranaudo, class of 2005, is featured on a special musical series, Listen to Your Heart, presented by The Bachelor. The show presented an amazing opportunity which furthered Ranaudo’s musical career beyond the small town of Milford, Connecticut.        Ranaudo participated...

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Senior Maci Pastir wearing her puffer jacket, and Carhartt beanie on a cold winter day. Photo courtesy of Maci Pastir, January 19, 2021.

2021 Winter Trends: Clothing and Accessories

Samantha Lambert, Staff Writer | February 4, 2021

     This winter many clothing trends have surfaced the web and teens are trying to keep up with what’s popular now. Each year new things are in style, or old trends become popular again. A common problem however, is the price tag.      Clothing and accessories tend to rise in price when they...

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Milford’s green lit up by the holiday lights. Photo courtesy: Samantha Lambert, December 6, 2020.

Milford’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony: CANCELLED

Samantha Lambert, Staff Writer | December 8, 2020

     Milford’s annual tree lighting ceremony did not happen this year due to Covid-19 regulations. The lights have been put up by the city's Public Works Department, but were not lit in front of hundreds of people this November.        The annual tree lighting consists of several activities...

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The Boys and Girls Club wooden pumpkin design for this years pumpkins on the go fundraiser. Photo courtesy of Megan Altomare, October 30, 2020.

A Look Back: Milford’s Annual Pumpkins on the Pier Temporarily Turns to Pumpkins on the Go

Samantha Lambert, Staff Writer | November 13, 2020

     Milford’s traditional Pumpkins on the Pier event had to be modified to Pumpkins on the Go this year, due to Covid-19. Pumpkins on the Pier was a fundraiser held by The Boys and Girls Club of Milford. In past years families and friends gathered together to participate in activities, food trucks,...

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Coach Lisa Dodge of Polly’s at a meet with one of her gymnasts.
 Photo Courtesy:  Samantha Lambert, January 2016

The End of a Gymnastics Era

Samantha Lambert, Staff Writer | October 15, 2020

      Local Gymnastics gyms Polly’s and Cartwheels have recently announced that they will remain closed due to Covid 19. Polly’s School of Gymnastics was in business for 49 years before they regretfully shut their doors, and Cartwheels Etc., for 16 years. Polly’s located in Stratford, CT, and...

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Junior Amaya Bernals photo collages she designed herself displayed on her wall. Photo courtesy of Amaya Bernal.

What Students are Doing During Quarantine to Pass Time

Samantha Lambert, Staff Writer | May 7, 2020

       During this pandemic everyone, especially students, have had a lot of free time on their hands. Passing time can be one of the trickiest things to do when there is no where to go, and no one to see. It has been very easy to get bored fast these past several weeks.         Everyone...

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A Look Inside the Child Learning Center

A Look Inside the Child Learning Center

Samantha Lambert, Sarah Moustafa | February 3, 2020

    The Foran Child Learning Center is an interactive program where the students here at Foran get the opportunity to learn hands on with the children through the different classes that are available. This program is open to the public, and anyone can enroll their child.       Department director,...

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