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Back in Black and Orange

Back in Black and Orange

Megan Friel, Cameron Petit, Marissa Heffernan, Abbie Paquette, Kenneth Reyes, and Hayley Lefebvre
September 9, 2014
Filed under Features

High school can be a drastic change, new beginning, or stressful time that students endure, but there is nothing quite like the first day of freshman year to get a feel for how high school runs. Becoming a freshman is a big step. Whether it’s the bigger school, harder classes, or upperclassmen that...

Q&A: Mr. Sirois

Q&A: Mr. Sirois

June 11, 2014
Filed under Features

Mr. Sirois brought new spirit and a completely new atmosphere to the Biddeford community. Though he's brought much change to Biddeford High School, he's also gone through some adjustments, along with his school in the past year. Jeremie Sirois, who just recently took over the title as "Principal Sirois,"...

Teens plunge into Internet trend

Teens plunge into Internet trend

Mallory Mourmouras, Editor
May 29, 2014
Filed under Features

Usually the chilling, dark ocean appears off limits to swimmers even in July. However, this winter an internet trend sent children, teenagers, and adults running into the water for a “polar plunge.” This activity, beginning at an unknown origin, has reached Biddeford High School and has taken over...

Promposals bring new excitement to prom

Promposals bring new excitement to prom

Megan Friel, Staff Writer
May 29, 2014
Filed under Features

Prom is not only a fun and unique way to end high school with a bang, but also a long standing tradition–one that just recently changed its game. "Promposals" are a nation-wide trend that have recently taken over BHS. Schools and states from all around the country have been doing promposals for...

A sport or a lifestyle

A sport or a lifestyle

Cameron Petit, Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under What's Your Story?

Participating in a hobby is one thing, but living a passion is another, and senior William DuBois fortunately lives, and expects to live, his passion for a lifetime, finding more than just enjoyment in something that not many people know about. It’s different, unquestionably, as “following harness...

Like father like son

Like father like son

Audrey Desjardin, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under What's Your Story?

Anything ending in the word “boarding” you can find among this young man’s favorite activities to do, or even at the ice arena shooting pucks or even finding a spot to practice for lacrosse season. Freshman Johnny Korpaczewski enjoys longboarding, snowboarding, paddle boarding, and wake boarding,...

Just-in time to take the lead in track and life

Just-in time to take the lead in track and life

Kenneth Reyes, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under What's Your Story?

When his name is heard, it is likely that one would think of a record breaker, but there is even more to what makes him tick. He likes cranberry sauce, and claims that he has a weird laugh. Beyond all of that, however, he has broken state records for track. And yet somehow, he’s just an average...

A life dedicated to selfless compassion

A life dedicated to selfless compassion

Mallory Mourmouras, Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under What's Your Story?

You might find her carrying out one of her favorite activities, such as reading, playing video games or biking. But among these passions sits one that she intends on pursuing as her career in the future. Freshman Cheyenne Webber aspires to use her love for animals, particularly horses, and transform...

Living in Germany, Texas and Biddeford

Living in Germany, Texas and Biddeford

Marissa Heffernan, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under What's Your Story?

A majority of adults travel out of their hometown. Most travel out of the state at least once. Some even travel to other countries. But how many 16-year-olds can say the same? Sydney Speight, a sophomore with a mouth that seems pre-programmed for smiling, started off shyly, talking about her dog,...

Students get their fix with Netflix

Students get their fix with Netflix

Megan Friel, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Features

From Gossip Girl to Grey's Anatomy, from Bones to Breaking Bad, Netflix feeds its viewers with a wide range of shows and movies with just the click of a button. Netflix, a popular TV and movie streaming company that has been on the rise for the past few years, started out by simply mailing movies to cus...

He’s the hall monitor the hallways deserve

He’s the hall monitor the hallways deserve

Audrey Desjardin, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Features

Amongst the many changes made in the 2013-2014 school year a new position has been added to help students with their attendance record. Elias Fletcher spent eight years in the BHS math department and has now taken over as the student services and truancy coordinator, making sure kids are coming to...

A day of igniting innovative ideas

A day of igniting innovative ideas

Marissa Heffernan, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Features

Last year, Biddeford High school hosted a student-led event that truly made a wave. That event was TEDx, an independently organized branch-off event of the popular TED talks that regularly occur around the globe. After presentations by various speakers, ranging in age, occupation, and viewpoint, all...

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