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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...

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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

COT restores decrepit home

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Features

Students come together to recreate the former glory the home once held, no matter, rain, sunshine, or even the weekend. In September of 2015, the city of Biddeford gave the Center of Technology (COT) a property located on Main Street. Students from the Buildings Trade program work to rejuvenate  the...

After the accident: A former student’s road to recovery

After the accident: A former student’s road to recovery

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
April 1, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

“The fact that something like this would happen to any of us never crossed our minds. At the risk of sounding dramatic, some things you just can’t forget.” Biddeford High School class of 2008 graduate Alex Paul’s life changed forever after a tragic car accident left him a quadriplegic, or para...

Steering students in the right direction

Steering students in the right direction

Taylor Turgeon, Staff Writer
March 28, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s 11:15 on a Thursday morning in the boatshop. After gathering around the whiteboard and assigning jobs, the students grab their safety goggles and get to work. One boy planes an oar, smoothing it down to give it a rounded shape. One girl cuts a piece of wood, focusing with her tongue out t...

What’s your story – Embracing an injury

What’s your story – Embracing an injury

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
March 14, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

Sitting on the sidelines of her favorite hobby wasn’t easy for sophomore Megan Gregoire, but with a serious back injury, she was forced to only watch her fellow gymnasts working hard, instead of being able to participate like always. Gregoire, who has been a gymnast for most of her life, fract...

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