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The BHS marching band: setting records and raising hopes

The BHS marching band: setting records and raising hopes

Lauren Paquet, Entertainment Editor
October 20, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

As the number of band members continues to skyrocket this year, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities arise, and the expectations of band members remain as high as ever. Band director Pat Bolin feels very excited about having more students than ever this year and has high hopes for what they will accompl...

Product review: “Cupcake” face mask

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
October 10, 2015
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney, Opinion

Skincare is something that I take seriously in my day-to-day life. Whether it be a cleanser, toner, moisturizer, or a face mask. There are several ways to clean your face, make it glow, and be ready to walk the runway of a fashion show. However, it doesn’t start off day one; taking care of your skin...

Scream Queens: The new thing

Scream Queens: The new thing

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
October 8, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Television introduces a new perspective to both the horror and the comedy scene. Something that, to viewers, is a fresh outlook on the new genre. Scream Queens makes its way to several people’s “must-watch” list, leaving many with a new Ryan Murphy (the co-creator of Scream Queens) show to be...

Everything you need to know about this year’s homecoming week

Everything you need to know about this year’s homecoming week

Lauren Paquet, Entertainment Editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Homecoming Week remains a long-held tradition at BHS, as the junior class of 2017 and the Student Council sew up the last-minute preparations for this year’s activities. Both groups have worked all through the summer to plan the events. The class of 2017 class advisor, Victoria Salo, said how hard t...

Breaking free

Breaking free

Shannon Douglass, Staff writer
May 19, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Break dancing stretches the human body to its limit, and sometimes pushes students to theirs. BHS is home to many dancers, a select few including junior Jordan Cook are breakdancers. Break dancing is a style of dancing that mixes with Hip Hop music to perform stunts with footwork and power moves like...

Chorus program hitting a high note

Chorus program hitting a high note

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
May 19, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

When chorus teacher Christopher Ferrell started teaching at Biddeford High School three years ago, the chorus consisted of 21 students. This year, the program tallies in at a little over 60, and Ferrell expects to see that number swell even more in the coming years. “[We have] a relatively small...

Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
May 15, 2015
Filed under Places to Be and Places to See in N.E. - Marissa Heffernan

Summer is drifting into Maine like the tide, with a forward burst of sultry heat that’s retracted the next day as a breeze raises goosebumps through a sweatshirt. While true summer still remains somewhat elusive, the incoming warmth invariable turns minds to that essential summer location: the beach. In...

Dancing to the finish line

Dancing to the finish line

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Dancing is a popular out-of-school activity that many students have added to their list of things to do in their free time. Junior Jade Burnham became a part of dance because of a friend’s request and is now a talented dancer in dance forms such as Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Acro, and Pointe. “I...

Get Your Fix With Some Flicks: April Edition

Get Your Fix With Some Flicks: April Edition

Kenneth Reyes, Co-Sports Editor
April 28, 2015
Filed under Get Your Fix with some Flicks - Kenneth Reyes, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS, Showcase

You guys know what’s cool? Buddy cop comedies. But then again, who am I to tell you what’s cool? I’m as rad as a dad in a suburban barbecue party. Speaking of parties, the movie I’m about to review is quite the riot. On that note, this edition is all about the quality-humor-packed movie: Hot...

Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
April 15, 2015
Filed under Places to Be and Places to See in N.E. - Marissa Heffernan

Here’s a location even closer to home than many others I’ve written about: Saco Main Street. Many of us drive it every day, cruising past the little shops tucked next to each other behind the graceful lamp posts and the wide sidewalks. We fly by the familiar sights on our way to Route 1, or, like...

Get Your Fix with some Flicks: March Edition

Get Your Fix with some Flicks: March Edition

Kenneth Reyes, Co-Sports Editor
March 30, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Get Your Fix with some Flicks - Kenneth Reyes, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

A long time ago, in a galaxy far--alright, you know what? I’ll cut to the chase. I’m here to blow everyone’s mind with my monthly movie review. With that said, I’m here to change things up by jumping into the hipster bandwagon, and reviewing a cult classic that goes by the title “Shaun of the...

Musically dependent

Cameron Petit, Editor in Chief
March 20, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Music makes its way into every car, every party, and every mind that can’t forget its catchy lyrics and beats. Whether it’s blaring until your ears bleed or it’s so soft you can barely hear it, music seems to be everywhere. To many teenagers, though, music is much more than just background noise....

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