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The Monthly Five: May’s Picks

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
May 27, 2016
Filed under The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

Hello everyone! I’m back with my monthly five songs after a quick break from my routine last month. So much good music dropped in April and I have to say I almost had a heart attack when both Drake and Beyonce dropped music in the same week. However, those of you who read these things regularly (thank...

The Movie Buff May: Captain America: Civil War

The Movie Buff May: Captain America: Civil War

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
May 17, 2016
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

It’s May, so the summer movie season has officially kicked off, and let me tell you, thank God for that! Rather than spending your time at the beach or hanging out in the sunshine, you can sit down in your seat with your overpriced buttered popcorn and soda, and enjoy stuffing it into your face whi...

Long live the Prince

Long live the Prince

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
May 13, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Many loved him, some adored him, and most respected him - but everyone knew him. Prince Rogers Nelson, the beloved musician and artist of the late 70’s and 80’s, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 due to unknown causes. Prince was found unresponsive at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota. For the past...

Gabby’s go for it – April

Gabby’s go for it – April

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016
Filed under Gabby's Go For It! - Gabby Hamm

Hi everyone, for this month’s DIY (do it yourself), I will be sharing how to get a tan without leaving your house. Well I mean you may need to go to Target to buy the tanning stuff. For this DIY, I used a self tanning lotion that I got from Target. Directions: “Smooth on evenly. Allow several minut...

Fresh Face: “Beauty Blender”

Fresh Face: “Beauty Blender”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

Looking flawless and having airbrushed skin is something I have always experienced throughout my life. However, when I do get those very rare blemishes, it’s nice to have a miraculous foundation to tuck it away. With a foundation that erases the problems of the world, a makeup sponge that spreads ...

From Biddeford to the Big Apple

From Biddeford to the Big Apple

Taylor Turgeon, Staff Writer
May 9, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

On the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 57th Street, there sits a 125-year old auditorium that has housed some of the biggest names in music, such as the Beatles, the Boston Symphony, Bruce Springsteen, and now, the Biddeford Singers. After two years of planning, the Maine Festival Chorus, comprise...

Coloring away the stress

Mia Martel, Staff writer
May 3, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Coloring books are no longer just for kids. For many BHS students, it's now a way to relieve stress or anxiety. With the first successful launch of adult coloring books in 2012, its success has continued to grow all the way to BHS students. For many students, coloring can be a way to decrease any...

The Movie Buff April: Labyrinth

The Movie Buff April: Labyrinth

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

Hello everybody, I am the Movie Buff and this month. Due to the lack of movies coming out and my inability to get interested in any of them, and because it was at the theater for one day, I will be reviewing one of my all time favorite fantasy films: Labyrinth. Labyrinth is a film created by Jim Henson a...

“Lost boy” review

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

Hi everyone! This month, instead of doing the usual top five songs I’ve picked, I have decided to venture out to something new. MOXIE is a corporation that sends new music to school journalism classes, and I decided that I would gIve it a try to spice things up. I will be reviewing an unknown artist’s...

Fresh face: “Androgyny” velour liquid lipstick

Fresh face: “Androgyny” velour liquid lipstick

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
April 10, 2016
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

I love finding things that allow me to burst through a rainbow and scream “I’m gay!” at the top of my lungs and skip down the street with an attitude that says, “I’m still better than you.” Recently, I have started to dabble in my love for makeup. I’ve always liked makeup-- except I am r...

Shamu goes out with the tide

Shamu goes out with the tide

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

SeaWorld Entertainment, the source of much controversy in the past few years,  has made a ground-breaking decision. Shamu is living his last years in the care of SeaWorld as they announce the end of an era. On March 17th, 2016, Joel Manby, CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment, announced a historic deci...

Insane jobs for sane students

Insane jobs for sane students

Ally Demeule, Staff Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

From rude customers to con-artists to Furries to drug addicts, BHS students encounter numerous predicaments while on the job. Some days on the job can be difficult, some can be weird, and some can be downright scary, but students have seen it all. Junior Colby Perron works as a crewmember at a...

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