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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
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
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
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
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
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...

BHS students do their part at the annual Maine Coast Marathon

BHS students do their part at the annual Maine Coast Marathon

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
May 27
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Maine Coast Marathon has been a tradition in Maine since 1980, and this year brought nothing less than hard work, hustle and dedication from not just the runners, but the volunteers, as well. Biddeford’s track team, Interact club, and student council members all arrived at each of their stations...

Hack attacks

Hack attacks

Noah Gagne, Staff Writer
May 25
Filed under Features, Showcase

In this age of unlimited access, it can be difficult to keep your online information safe. Forget the username and password for a Wizard101 account, the hackers of today snatch IP addresses, intercept emails, and control bank accounts. Some students and teachers at BHS are well aware of the dangers ...

The secret life of the MLTI guy

The secret life of the MLTI guy

Jacob Bilsky, Staff Writer
May 23
Filed under Features, Showcase

Laptops and chargers and iPads, oh my! As a modern school department, Biddeford relies on technology to help its students write papers, present slideshows and stay updated on grades and events. In order to manage all of this technology, BHS and BMS rely on Alan Owen, MLTI Tech Lead for the Biddeford Sc...

An “app”-arent problem at BHS

An “app”-arent problem at BHS

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under Features, Showcase

Getting to the end of a life line contains its risks. Trying to survive, running over any obstacles and fighting the angry monster that comes in your way leads to the final death. However, if you spend two dollars, your life line will fill up once more and you’ll recieve another opportunity to live. Whether...

Passion helps in the long run

Passion helps in the long run

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Finding a passion is hard for anyone, especially for high school students. When it comes to running, junior Jordan Cook found his passion at a young age. He discovered his love for running in sixth grade, and began competing in cross country in the eighth grade. “I started competing in cross country be...

Hats off to BHS

Hats off to BHS

Patrick Pearl, Staff Writer
May 5
Filed under Features, Showcase

Due to a recent school board vote, students can now wear hats in the hallways and during classes, as opposed to previous rule which prohibited students wearing hats in the school building. Like many decisions on policy, there are people for and against the outcome of the vote. But the general feeling...

Stepping out of the box – What’s Your Story?

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
April 7
Filed under What's Your Story?

The trees sway in the breeze, and the crowd cheers showing off their Tiger Pride to the opposing team. The adrenaline starts pumping through the player’s veins, sweat puddles in their palms; it’s time to play. Biddeford softball player and freshman Samantha Mucci has a nervous gut feeling stepp...

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