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Synthetic drug causes problems for high schools

Synthetic drug causes problems for high schools

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Throughout history, the human race has been surrounded by automation. From books, to self-driving cars, the world is just becoming easier due to technology. However, one thing almost nobody expected to become automated were drugs. Since the 1960s, the electronic cigarette has been present. However, it wa...

A day in the life of an ELL student

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
May 22, 2017
Filed under Features

A transition to a new school may be scary for any high school student, however, for many ELL students, making new friends or finding the right class is the least of their worries. For English Language Learning teacher Heidi Haufe, the past year has resulted in immense changes for her job and cla...

Netflix show leaves an impact

Netflix show leaves an impact

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Across the country there are several high schools and students talking about a new Netflix show that has everyone taking a stand for or against it. 13 Reasons Why arrived to Netflix on March 31, 2017. The show features a young girl named Hannah Baker who struggled - severely - in high school. She ...

Respecting your elders

Respecting your elders

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

There is one week a year that teachers look forward to where they receive stickers, gifts, and other prizes from those that appreciate them most. Teacher Appreciation Week led to many students trying to brighten the days of their favorite teachers. The Be The Change Team organized several gifts an...

Drug Awareness Week leaves an impact

Drug Awareness Week leaves an impact

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

With an array of unique activities filling up the week for students to participate in, many students found new information on what it means to live in the epidemic of a drug problem. Drug Awareness week occurs at Biddeford High School once a year. The week allows students to see what a life with drugs ...

BHS students find new ways to make profits

BHS students find new ways to make profits

Conlon Kane, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Trading on Craigslist is a game of risks and rewards; sometimes you get the deal of a lifetime, other times you get shafted. A growing trend of people using Craigslist to trade vehicles has made its way into high schools.  Trading on Craigslist is a simple process: find a deal, contact the seller, ...

A junior living with epilepsy.

A junior living with epilepsy.

Alex Chase, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Features

As past demons haunt her present, a junior here at BHS struggles with recurring epilepsy with no explanation why. Katie Stewart is a seventeen-year-old active athlete. She participates in softball and goes to workouts two days a week, but on October 18th 2016, Stewart experienced a grand mal seizu...

The road to black belt

The road to black belt

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

From a meek freshman to a senior proudly en route to college, one upperclassman’s journey through high school was led by an unexpected passion: karate. Senior Nick McElroy has been practicing Uechi Ryu, a style of karate originating from Okinawa, since his freshman year. Coming into a new schoo...

The importance of representation

The importance of representation

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

As March comes around, the time for showing spirit and what Biddeford has come to know as Tiger Pride becomes a staple in the school year. The choices of theme days this year have come up with a bit of controversy. While days such as Character Day and Pi Day may not have left anyone feeling disclud...

Jason Mulvey, a senior of BHS that isn’t afraid to follow his dreams

Jason Mulvey, a senior of BHS that isn’t afraid to follow his dreams

Julia Murray, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, What's Your Story?

His love for musicals has guided him through the good and the bad and will always give him hope for a better future. For nineteen-year-old senior Jason Mulvey, his home is the chorus room where he spends most of his time with his closest friends practicing for musicals he plays in for the school. ...

Senior Trey Burnham, an active outdoorsman and competitive athlete.

Senior Trey Burnham, an active outdoorsman and competitive athlete.

Alex Chase, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, What's Your Story?

He’s a long time wrestler who excels not only on the mats of Biddeford High School but the environments of Maine’s coastline as well. Raised in a family that spends most of their free time outside, Trey Burnham explores the woods pursuing his passion avidly hunting deer, turkey, duck and even g...

After the election

After the election

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

In the past couple of months, there have been rallies, protests, and people stating bold claims against the person who is now the President of the United States. Within days and weeks after his election, several of his supporters have tweeted to him their regret and disappointments with his actions. Not only ...

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