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  • Music in the theme parks
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    Music in the theme parks

    Colby Perron, Staff Writer

    May 23, 2017

    For the Biddeford High School Symphonic Band, any win is a good win, but winning at a festival in Massachusetts turned out to be more confusing than it should have been. On Saturday May 6th, the Biddeford High School Symphonic Band took to the highway down to Agawam, Massachusetts to attend a festiv...

  • Synthetic drug causes problems for high schools
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    Synthetic drug causes problems for high schools

    Colby Perron, Staff Writer

    May 23, 2017

    Throughout history, the human race has been surrounded by automation. From books, to self-driving cars, the world is just becoming easier due to technology. However, one thing almost nobody expected to become automated were drugs. Since the 1960s, the electronic cigarette has been present. However, it wa...

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  • Robotic world
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    Robotic world

    Colby Perron, Staff Writer

    May 23, 2017

    Straight out of a science fiction movie, Biddeford High School students participated in a world championship of robotic proportions. On April 17th, 2017 a small group of BHS students took to the skies with a single goal: to win the robotics world championship. The BHS team made it to ´worlds’...

  • Netflix show leaves an impact
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    Netflix show leaves an impact

    Michael Tenney, Staff Writer

    May 21, 2017

    Across the country there are several high schools and students talking about a new Netflix show that has everyone taking a stand for or against it. 13 Reasons Why arrived to Netflix on March 31, 2017. The show features a young girl named Hannah Baker who struggled - severely - in high school. She ...

  • Respecting your elders
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    Respecting your elders

    Michael Tenney, Staff Writer

    May 21, 2017

    There is one week a year that teachers look forward to where they receive stickers, gifts, and other prizes from those that appreciate them most. Teacher Appreciation Week led to many students trying to brighten the days of their favorite teachers. The Be The Change Team organized several gifts an...

News

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

With summer approaching fast, parents of the community hold an annual event for the graduating class. Giving seniors one last chance to come together as one. Project Sunrise is a night of games, activities and entertainmen...

May 23, 2017No Comments

To room together or not?

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

With summer anxiously approaching, the senior’s to do list only continues. The idea of living on their own in a few months is just the beginning of the college frenzy. Finding a college roommate falls between the be...

May 23, 2017No Comments

An example for all

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

Achievement appears in a variety of forms, some bigger than others. For a senior here at BHS, his personality brought home the win for him this time around. On Tuesday, May 2nd, Austin Dutremble was selected as the Role Mo...

May 23, 2017No Comments

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Features

Synthetic drug causes problems for high schools

Synthetic drug causes problems for high schools

Colby Perron, Staff Writer

Throughout history, the human race has been surrounded by automation. From books, to self-driving cars, the world is just becoming easier due to technology. However, one thing almost nobody expected to become automated w...

May 23, 2017No Comments

A day in the life of an ELL student

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief

A transition to a new school may be scary for any high school student, however, for many ELL students, making new friends or finding the right class is the least of their worries. For English Language Learning teacher Heid...

May 22, 2017No Comments

Recent Features Stories

Netflix show leaves an impact

Netflix show leaves an impact

May 21, 2017

Across the country there are several high schools and students talking about a new Netflix show that has everyone taking a stand for or against ...

Respecting your elders

Respecting your elders

May 21, 2017

There is one week a year that teachers look forward to where they receive stickers, gifts, and other prizes from those that appreciate them mos...

Drug Awareness Week leaves an impact

Drug Awareness Week leaves an impact

May 5, 2017

With an array of unique activities filling up the week for students to participate in, many students found new information on what it means t...

BHS students find new ways to make profits

BHS students find new ways to make profits

March 31, 2017

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 tren...

A junior living with epilepsy.

A junior living with epilepsy.

March 30, 2017

As past demons haunt her present, a junior here at BHS struggles with recurring epilepsy with no explanation why. Katie Stewart is a se...

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Arts and Entertainment

A woodsman’s wisdom

Conlon Kane, Staff Writer

When venturing into the great outdoors, it's important to know where you’re going, how to get there, and most importantly, to have a reliable navigator.   Any time you ...

May 23, 2017No Comments

My First Day in BHS

Asha Tompkins, Staff Writer

The first moment I stepped into Biddeford High School, I realized that it smelled like Campbell’s chicken noodle soup and deodorant. Soup, because there was a weird smel...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Fresh Face: High School

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer

I thought, for my very last column, I would write about something that could be taught to many generations to come, and one day may find itself in your children's history boo...

May 5, 2017No Comments

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

Recent Arts and Entertainment Stories

  • A Woodsman’s Wisdom March 31, 2017
  • Biddeford vs India March 31, 2017
  • The Movie Buff March: Beauty and the Beast March 29, 2017
  • Fresh Face: Oxy Spot Treatment March 21, 2017

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Opinion

The real problem in school hallways

Colby Perron, Staff Writer

Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and Prince Charming, Jack and Rose; We get it, after spending most of your lives idolizing these icons of love, you feel the need to recreate their famous kissing scenes while you are standing ...

May 23, 2017No Comments

To the class of 2017, thank God

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief

This is an open letter to the class of 2017. I want to begin this letter by introducing the fact that this is not a teary-eyed goodbye. This is not a fond reminder of all the “good times” we all pretend to share but n...

May 22, 2017No Comments

Lessons I’ve learned

Lauren Paquet, Editor

Hi everyone! For my last column ever, I want to share some lessons I’ve learned these past four years. It’s definitely been a rollercoaster for me, and I’ve learned a lot about myself. For example, I learned how to ...

May 19, 2017No Comments

United Airlines asked to apologize

United Airlines asked to apologize

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief

In a world surrounded by chaos, peace and quiet can be found in the most unexpected places. Row by row of a plane, for example, you can find peace. Left alone with a neck pillow and snacks, one can prepare for a business ...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Racial harassment occurs at two Boston Red Sox games

Lauren Paquet, Editor

On Monday, May 1, a Boston Red Sox fan yelled racial slurs and threw a bag of peanuts at Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones and security ejected him immediately from the game. This incident occurred just before another ...

May 12, 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