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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 ...

Debate to States

Debate to States

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Before they filled a room cluttered with several other debaters, arguing their way to a win with logic and evidence, the Biddeford High School Debate Team didn’t exist until one year ago. The firey passion that seems to light the debaters was lit by Debate club adviser and English teacher, Veronica...

New teacher brings a new out look to BHS

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features

Teaching, surfing, and traveling are only a few things that science teacher Kelsey Johnson, enjoys to do with her free time. This school year, BHS welcomed a new staff member, Mrs. Johnson. She is fresh out of Farmington and loves to bring her positive attitude and creativeness to school everyday. ...

Yearbook: the class of commitment

Yearbook: the class of commitment

Lauren Paquet, Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Photoshopping, name-checking, crying, flicking chickens, and most importantly, having fun--these things all happen in the Yearbook. Of the many clubs and sports offered at BHS, Yearbook arguably tops the list as one of the most challenging. From countless deadlines to learning how to work cameras to ultimate...

EWSA on the rise

EWSA on the rise

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

“Earth, wind, snow, and air. They’re the four main action sport categories.” “EWSA”, otherwise known as Earth, wind, snow, and air, is the start-up company founded by senior Cole Fournier. The clothing company sells clothing mainly targeted at a teenage audience. EWSA sells products such as ...

Looking to the future

Looking to the future

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
January 17, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

When students enter high school, many feel overwhelmed with the idea that they need to know what they’re doing after graduation in four years. However, by senior year, many students have some sort of plan for the rest of their lives. Not many people look forward to applying to college. Students s...

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