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Tori Matula

Tori Matula, Content Editor

     Hi, my name is Tori Matula and I’m a senior at Foran. I’m a content editor and I enjoy writing about any topic. I play volleyball at Foran and outside of school I do kung fu. I’m also in Natural Helpers, Key Club, and Multicultural club.

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Competition Day: The USA Wushu Team trains before competing internationally in Emeishan, China.

Kickin’ It Behind the Scenes: Kung Fu

February 15, 2022

     Kung fu is a type of martial arts that dates back to the fifth century B.C. It is a combination of “soft” and “hard” fighting techniques. The Shaolin Dynasty influenced the history of kung fu by including fighting styles and elements of Buddhism, which eventually developed into a sport.   ...

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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

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

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

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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G Mart: New Asian Market on 155 Cherry Street, Milford, CT. Photo Courtesy: Tori Matula, May 9, 2021.

New Asian Market: G-Mart Sweeps the Aisles

May 20, 2021

     Former ShopRite building in Milford is now a new Asian market called G-Mart. It is located at the Milford Plaza at 155 Cherry Street. The manager of G-Mart, Jeff Gee opened the supermarket on February 20, 2020. Their business hours are from nine thirty to seven everyday. They provide customers...

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Netflix Home Page: Photo Courtesy: Tori Matula, January 21, 2021

Streaming Into the New Year; Netflix Arrivals and Departures

January 28, 2021

     Netflix is one of the most popular streaming apps around the world. Over time, new shows are added and removed from the app in order to keep it updated. As new shows and movies are released, you can count on Netflix to provide you with the entertainment you’ve been looking for all along. The...

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Christmas Tree Brownies. Photo courtesy of Lauren Ardolino, December 8, 2020

Whisking into the Holiday Season; Holiday Baking Championship is Back

December 13, 2020

     The smell of pine trees and sugar starts to fill your nose as the Christmas season arises. Families start to bake holiday desserts, sit by the TV, and watch their favorite holiday show. Holiday Baking Championship is a show on Food Network in which adults compete against one another by making...

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Vito DeVito field: Foran High School football field. Photo courtesy: Lauren Ardolino, November 6, 2020.

Covid-19 Affects Freshmen Fall Sports Season

A recap on how freshmen had to adjust to the protocols due to the virus during their fall season
November 13, 2020

     Covid-19 is an ongoing pandemic that has affected many students, especially freshmen during their fall sports season. These freshmen had a different experience compared to upperclassmen due to the virus. They had to adjust to many safety regulations, producing an abnormal season.      Being...

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