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Senior nights showcase more than just departing athletes.

Cameron Petit, Editor in Chief
October 31, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the end of fall sports approaches, so does the era of many students who reluctantly played their final season as a fall athlete. Senior games serve to celebrate and recognize the departing fall athletes, but seniors never seem to leave this game feeling happy, rather they are often consumed by...

Snapshots of the year

Snapshots of the year

Abbie Paquette, Co-Sports Editor
October 23, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

People use yearbooks in all sorts of ways, such as writing friends a lovely end-of-the-year letter, to get contact information to keep in touch, or to permanently engrave memories of the year in a tangible object. Instead of the traditional printed out pictures or a public Facebook album to remember...

Student Spotlight: Brooke Connolly

Student Spotlight: Brooke Connolly

Hayley Lefebvre, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014
Filed under Student SPOTLIGHT Q&A, Uncategorized

Brooke Connolly is a junior and new to Biddeford High School.  Coming to a new school has been tough she says, but for only being here a month she “loves her classes and the town.” When not in school, she enjoys reading while sitting in the sun, going to bonfires with friends, and listening to a...

How American should our history be?

How American should our history be?

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
October 9, 2014
Filed under Features

Students staged walkouts in 16 of 17 high schools in Jefferson County, Colorado, and lined the streets, holding signs and shouting about their right to an uncensored education. The cause for the student unrest lies in a proposed curriculum review policy, found here. The idea that history material must present “positive aspects of the United States and its heritage” has led students to fear that their classes wil...

Student set to compete in Miss Teen Maine Pageant

Student set to compete in Miss Teen Maine Pageant

Hayley Lefebvre, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014
Filed under Features

First year pageant contestant Shelby Gale hopes to impress judges not only with beauty but with heart as well when she competes in the 2014 Miss Teen Maine Pageant. From endless amounts of makeup to dresses fit for a walk down the red carpet, the Miss Teen Maine Pageant is not just about the glitz...

Senior privilege problems

Senior privilege problems

Megan Friel, Feature Editor
October 7, 2014
Filed under Features

Leaving for lunch, a senior privilege that in the past proved a relaxing break from school for students, has now turned into a time-battling hassle. While school lunches used to be 45 minutes, changes to advisory and CLB have forced lunches to be cut to 30 minutes. Unless students have a block three...

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,...

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