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Shea Pangu, Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Shea Pangu and I just started my sophomore year at Foran High School. I am a staff writer for the Mane Street Mirror. I am a member of the volleyball team, basketball team, and lacrosse team and I am also a member of the Interact Club. I enjoy reading, spending time outside, and spending time with friends in my free time. 

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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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Post Highschool Help: Colleges and careers displayed in the hallway to inspire students preparing for the next step. January 11, 2024.

Sending Love To School Counselors

Laney Chan and Shea Pangu | February 7, 2024

          The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) holds around 43,000 members, who are school counseling professionals. This association sponsors “National School Counseling Week” every year to shed light and show appreciation towards what school counselors do every day.     ...

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Scoring :Foran boys basketball game against Lyman Hall, December 14, 2023.

[Photo] Playing For A Cure

Alexa White and Laney Chan | January 10, 2024

Scoring :Foran boys basketball game against Lyman Hall, December 14, 2023.

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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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In The Works: Foran’s powderpuff team putting in hard work at practice.

Lady Lions Aim for Back to Back Victories in Annual Powderpuff Cross Town Rivalry

Alexa White and Shea Pangu | November 20, 2023

          Last year in the United States, 15,716 girls played high school flag football; a 40% jump from three years prior; according to Pleasanton Weekly. One of the factors that stimulated this growth were high school powderpuff games. The Lions annual powder puff game will be this November; against...

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

Running for a Cause

Milford’s 12 Annual Trick or Trot
Shea Pangu and Makayla Crespo | November 3, 2023

          The Beth-El Center hosted their 12 annual Trick or Trot 5K this October 28 to raise money for their nonprofit organization while also bringing joy to the community. The starting point for the 3.1 mile race is Lisman Landing or 37 Helwig Street, Milford CT and the race kicks off at 9:00...

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Foran lining up before playing Suffield in the 2022 State tournament.

Game 2: Boys Soccer

Lions look ahead to the NDWH game
Shea Pangu, Staff Writer | September 15, 2023

           The Foran High School’s boys soccer team is playing Notre Dame West Haven, today, September 15th at 3:30, on their home turf looking to improve their record to 1-1.             Senior captain Gianna Troia and junior captains Luke Hackett and Tye Haley, all played last year...

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