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News

Answering the call

Mitchell Farley, Staff Writer

  With the recruiters and United States Military representative present, the first portion of the ASVAB exam is passed around the room to the young men and women who are seeking to serve their country. Among those youn...

April 3, 2017No Comments

Holding The Paintbrush

Holding The Paintbrush

Asha Tompkins, Staff Writer

You walk down a long ramp into the maze of canvases and sculptures. Eyes young and old gaze in awe at the careful brushstrokes and molded clay. Bright colors shine against the dark backdrops, a musty scent hangs in the air...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Increased state funding means great things for Biddeford schools

Increased state funding means great things for Biddeford schools

Conlon Kane, Staff Writer

Governor LePage’s budget proposal will mean a loss of funds for some school districts but bodes well for Biddeford. While communities like Falmouth stand to lose significant state funding, Biddeford and other distric...

March 31, 2017No Comments

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Features

BHS students find new ways to make profits

BHS students find new ways to make profits

Conlon Kane, Staff Writer

Trading on Craigslist is a game of risks and rewards; sometimes you get the deal of a lifetime, other times you get shafted. A growing trend of people using Craigslist to trade vehicles has made its way into high school...

March 31, 2017No Comments

A junior living with epilepsy.

A junior living with epilepsy.

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

As past demons haunt her present, a junior here at BHS struggles with recurring epilepsy with no explanation why. Katie Stewart is a seventeen-year-old active athlete. She participates in softball and goes to workouts two ...

March 30, 2017No Comments

Recent Features Stories

The road to black belt

The road to black belt

March 21, 2017

From a meek freshman to a senior proudly en route to college, one upperclassman’s journey through high school was led by an unexpected passio...

The importance of representation

The importance of representation

March 19, 2017

As March comes around, the time for showing spirit and what Biddeford has come to know as Tiger Pride becomes a staple in the school year. T...

Jason Mulvey, a senior of BHS that isn’t afraid to follow his dreams

Jason Mulvey, a senior of BHS that isn’t afraid to follow his dreams

March 7, 2017

His love for musicals has guided him through the good and the bad and will always give him hope for a better future. For nineteen-year-old senior Jason Mulvey...

Senior Trey Burnham, an active outdoorsman and competitive athlete.

Senior Trey Burnham, an active outdoorsman and competitive athlete.

March 3, 2017

He’s a long time wrestler who excels not only on the mats of Biddeford High School but the environments of Maine’s coastline as well. Raised i...

After the election

After the election

March 2, 2017

In the past couple of months, there have been rallies, protests, and people stating bold claims against the person who is now the President of th...

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Arts and Entertainment

Love your Lobstermen

Mitchell Farley, Staff Writer

Every summer, thousands upon thousands of tourists flock to Maine. Many for the beautiful coast, others come for the camping and some to simply get away. However, there is one...

April 3, 2017No Comments

A Woodsman’s Wisdom

Conlon Kane, Staff Writer

In my short time on this planet, I have spent a rather significant amount of time in the wilderness.  I am an Eagle Scout who has gone on backpacking trips, spent the night on more...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Biddeford vs India

Asha Tompkins, Staff Writer

Have you ever tried to do homework sitting on top of a dining room table, holding an electric bug zapper, swatting at mosquitoes big enough to suck out your soul, while t...

March 31, 2017No Comments

The Movie Buff March: Beauty and the Beast

The Movie Buff March: Beauty and the Beast

Colby Perron, Staff Writer

Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme, stockholm syndrome. In the past seven or so years, Disney has set out on a conquest to take their most popular animated films ...

March 29, 2017No Comments

Recent Arts and Entertainment Stories

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Opinion

My first drivers test

Julia Murray, Staff Writer

There comes a day in every teens life when she or he starts driving. Most will attend driving school at the of age 15 and get their permit. If not, they wait until they are eligible to go straight for their license instea...

April 3, 2017No Comments

Involvement crisis

Mitchell Farley, Staff Writer

There is an epidemic plaguing schools all around us at this very moment called uninvolvement. Waking up in the morning, arriving to school, and heading home to remain idle after the bell rings is the norm for a sizable num...

April 3, 2017No Comments

Dancing their way to perfection

Biddeford High School’s Theater students spent countless hours over the past two weeks preparing to perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie” The students who are participating in the performance of “Thoroughly Modern Mil...

March 31, 2017No Comments

A step towards a safer Maine

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief

In the past month, the lovely city of Portland has come under speculation for an issue that’s been up for debate since Ferguson, Missouri dominated the news: police wearing body cameras. With police brutality becoming ...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Popular talk show host under fire.

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

Whether you follow politics or not, the ear piercing voice of Tomi Lahren is worldly known. If you don’t know who she is, she’s a twenty four-year-old passionate, talk show host of Tomi on The Blaze. Or at least was. ...

March 30, 2017No Comments

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The student news site of Biddeford High School in Biddeford, Maine
The student news site of Biddeford High School in Biddeford, Maine