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Breaking free

Breaking free

Shannon Douglass, Staff writer
May 19
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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....

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

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

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
March 15
Filed under Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS, Places to Be and Places to See in N.E. - Marissa Heffernan

Our icy shell has started the process of dripping, melting, and sloughing away. Thanks to the short spurts of warmer weather, I can almost see over the snowbanks when I back out of my driveway, and the sidewalks are reappearing under heaps of snow that were just too much to bother moving. With spring...

Now trending: A Maine tradition

Now trending: A Maine tradition

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
March 10
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Maine: known for forests, moose, lobsters and...L.L. Bean boots? When L.L. Bean opened its first store in 1912, it was a small local business run by Leon Leonwood Bean, an avid outdoorsman who wanted to provide quality products. Today, there are stores in eleven states outside of Maine, as well as...

Get Your Fix With Some Flicks: February Edition

Kenneth Reyes, Co-Sports Editor
March 8
Filed under Get Your Fix with some Flicks - Kenneth Reyes, Uncategorized

For this month’s edition, I’m giving everyone a hint of what this movie is all about. It involves a billionaire, and a lot of grey (borderline shades of black, really). If you were thinking about 50 Shades of Grey, here’s the good news: it’s not. Seriously, this is a column on a school newspaper;...

An annual tradition comes back to Biddeford High School.

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Hopeful contestants make their way to the stage with blank smiles and big dreams as they compete to make it to the top. Mr. BHS, an annual tradition at Biddeford High School, has males from each class compete for the title of Mr. BHS-but some new changes have been put in place. “This year we’re...

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