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Star Wars movie brings the force back to Biddeford High School

Star Wars movie brings the force back to Biddeford High School

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
January 15
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

There were rumors about the movie. It’s true. All of it. Changes to the popular movie trilogy Star Wars excited fans everywhere after Disney bought Lucasfilm, the film and television production company that birthed and bred the legendary Star Wars franchise in 2012. Along with the new purchase c...

Fresh Face: “All Natural Shaving Cream”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
January 10
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

While trying to switch to a more organic/vegan lifestyle, I’ve been looking for an organic shaving cream. This isn’t just because I think it stands for several good things, but mainly because I think it’s cute to show off a cute little organic shaving cream bottle. Call me vain. I don’t care. ...

The Movie Buff December: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

The Movie Buff December: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
January 8
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

A short time ago in a movie theater not very far away… *insert Star Wars opening music* Happy New Year everyone! This is The Movie Buff and I have a review for you. Now, this movie came out almost a month ago, but it is about time that I can talk about it a little more in depth as ¾ of the planet...

Pinterest brings out the crafty side of BHS

Pinterest brings out the crafty side of BHS

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
January 7
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Pins, boards, and so much more; Pinterest is a place where pinners can explore. With a staff of over 500 people, ten different locations worldwide, and over 30 different languages, Pinterest has become a popular website for teens and adults at Biddeford High School and in the community. Pinterest...

The Monthly Five: December’s Picks

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
December 28
Filed under The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

This month I've decided to make a playlist of songs that I'm currently obsessing over that kind of don't follow a certain theme. This month I've been into R&B songs, and also having been loving G-Eazy’s new rap album “When It’s Dark Out” (besides Christmas music and JB, but that goes without...

Tumblr gains followers at BHS

Tumblr gains followers at BHS

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
December 21
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Although Tumblr is not as well-known as some of the other applications that students use, a few students at Biddeford High School in particular spend a great amount of time improving and adding to their personal blogs. Tumblr is a New York-based Internet platform that is part micro-blog and part soci...

Gabby’s go for it – December

Gabby’s go for it – December

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
December 15
Filed under Gabby's Go For It! - Gabby Hamm, Opinion

Hi Everyone! I’m Gabby and every month I do a new DIY (do it yourself) project, and for this month I made some little Christmas tree brownies. All together the cost of this DIY was about 10-15 dollars and took about 15 minutes after baking and waiting for the brownies to cool off. The brownies are...

Grey’s Anatomy: Surgeries, Medicine, and Drama

Grey’s Anatomy: Surgeries, Medicine, and Drama

Mia Martel, Staff writer
December 15
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Grey’s Anatomy, a show some students hear about on an everyday basis, remains a popular  topic, whether they’re watching it or hearing someone else talk about it. Grey’s Anatomy is a medical drama TV series that first aired in March of 2005. It has millions of views per episode and continues...

Fresh Face: “Kryolan TV Paint Stick”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
December 10
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney, Opinion

This month, I decided to go a different route, take a turn for the better (or worse, who knows). Instead of reviewing a face cleansing product, I wanted to do a makeup product. Now, I don’t wear makeup on a normal basis, but I do know a thing or two about makeup. The product of the month is a “Kryolan...

The Monthly Five: November’s Picks

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

Hello everyone! I'm glad my excitement didn't scare you away! This month, I basically died and went to heaven because Adele and Justin Bieber dropped albums, and Justin and Selena might be getting back together (so basically history is in the making but I'm really fine). Now that I’m done having a breakdown, her...

The Christmas Creep

The Christmas Creep

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
November 20
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

From Christmas music to decorations to shopping, the holiday season brings many BHS students excitement, while others feel the season comes too soon. While some students welcome the holiday spirit as early as possible, others can’t stand the overbearing nature of the season. English teacher Heather ...

Emoji update brings mixed feelings to BHS

Emoji update brings mixed feelings to BHS

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The most recent emoji update brings some students at Biddeford High School to express even more emotions through a simple icon in a text message. Among these students is sophomore Brook Davis. She is excited to see what the new emoji update adds to her text messaging experience. “If you’re text...

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