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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...

Brendan’s basement brings Christmas cheer

Brendan’s basement brings Christmas cheer

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
January 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Walking into Brendan’s basement, one is overwhelmed with the scent of sweat and excitement. A dim green light floods the room, illuminating the posters of various bands scattered across the walls. Strangers and friends alike wait patiently, itching in their holiday sweaters, trying to bear the heat. Take y...

Addicted to Aromas

Addicted to Aromas

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

“Can I have a raspberry pomegranate rush, please?” asked a Biddeford High School junior Grace Bermeo as she reached in the Aroma Joe's window.  It was around eight in the morning when Grace picked up her first energy drink of the day. For many high school students, picking up an Aroma’s “Rush...

BHS senior takes his hockey career to a new level

BHS senior takes his hockey career to a new level

Lauren Paquet, Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s 7 a.m. on a Monday morning, and senior Dylan Demers wakes up, gets dressed, and goes right to the the Biddeford Ice Arena for morning practice. For Demers, every day starts with hockey, and he doesn’t just play for fun--for him, it’s a scholarship opportunity for college, a passion, and an...

The Crazy Controversial Election

The Crazy Controversial Election

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Features

Finally able to vote in the presidential election, young adults find themselves picking between two controversial candidates. In the 2016 Presidential Election, many people, especially young adults, are not happy with the candidates chosen from either the Republican or Democratic sides. Donald Trump ...

Finstagram: the new age of online openness

Finstagram: the new age of online openness

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
October 24, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Breaking the barriers of online graces, “finstagrams” show a new side of Instagram users. Flooding newsfeeds around the country, the trend known as finstas, or fake instagrams, attracts more and more teenagers use finstas as a way to escape the pressures of aesthetically-pleasing online profile...

Fun Fall Date

Fun Fall Date

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Features

Trying to plan a fun fall date this season?  Well put on those athletic clothes, and tie your hiking shoes, extra tight, because this date will bring you to some of the Earth's highest points. Not too long ago, I decided that I wanted to go hiking with my boyfriend and let’s just say it was on...

From fire to family

From fire to family

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
October 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Arriving at the scene of a fire, one finds billows of smoke, bright lights of firetrucks, and the heros that risk their lives to be there: the men and women of the fire department. Kevin Duross, Deputy Chief of the Biddeford Fire Department, oversees the junior firefighter program; a special hands-o...

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