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Fresh Face: “Daddy-O” Lush Shampoo

Fresh Face: “Daddy-O” Lush Shampoo

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 10, 2016
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I finally found a product I hate more than the joke that has become Donald Trump. I love when I find something I hate. It’s a new thing to talk about, to tell people not to buy it, to ruin the name brand. In this case, I generally like the brand. However, this product is worse than the time I was i...

Making a Murderer: the voices of BHS

Making a Murderer: the voices of BHS

Samantha DuBois, Staff Writer
March 8, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

As he takes his first step out of the building, where he’s spent the past 18 miserable years of his life, the first breeze of freedom brushes over his worn out face. He appears rough and tired, but the glowing smile on his face cancels out all the lines he gained while locked up. He’s a free man, u...

Teachers play video games?

Teachers play video games?

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
March 4, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

A well known factor of high school life is video games, at BHS not only do students play video games, but teachers do too. Given that video games haven’t been looked kindly upon by schools because of the possible distractions and addiction that can come from playing them, but that doesn’t stop...

Gabby’s go for it – February

Gabby’s go for it – February

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
February 25, 2016
Filed under Gabby's Go For It! - Gabby Hamm

For this month’s DIY (do it yourself), I will be doing a temporary tattoo that supposedly lasts longer and uses sharpies instead of the normal sticky film that you put on your skin. All the materials I used were baby powder, hairspray, and sharpies, which costed less than $10. The first thing I...

The Monthly Five: February’s Picks

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
February 25, 2016
Filed under The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

This month brought us some amazing music, and that made it extremely hard to choose only five songs. From Drake to Rihanna to Beyoncé (my mom), it proved to be a very entertaining month for the music industry. Kanye West also dropped his much awaited album this month, “The Life of Pablo,” but s...

The Movie Buff January: Oscar Predictions

The Movie Buff January: Oscar Predictions

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
February 25, 2016
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

It’s Oscar Time everyone! The best time of the year for all of the old white guys that make up the academy to vote on movies that pretty much nobody has ever heard or cared about until they are announced to be nominated for an award. One day, I got a pop up on my Twitter feed (the one time I’ve...

Fresh Face: “Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick”

Fresh Face: “Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I’ve had a life-changing experience. Before, I was a naive child with overalls and pigtails. Now, I’m a mature adult. My life is now filled with experience, determination, a fabulous aesthetic, and a humble attitude. “Burt’s Bees: Herbal Blemish Stick” is the cause of this life changing ep...

BHS can’t Stop!

BHS can’t Stop!

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
January 29, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Players search their brain to find the correct answer and an adrenaline rush pumps through the body to fill in all five blank spaces in time. The ding, indicates the clock has run out and the opposing player cuts the panic to answer from the player’s body. Fanatee recently created and released the...

The Monthly Five: January’s Picks

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
January 17, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

Hi everyone! Here I am again obsessing over music and probably seeming very crazy about normal songs, but I guess that’s my job. This month, I tried to choose a variety of different kinds of music, hoping to appeal to all of your music tastes. I’m calling this month’s five the “Songs to Sing...

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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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