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Local teen joins the army

Local teen joins the army

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
November 20
Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Josh Laverriere joined the Army creating many changes in his day to day life before even graduating high school. Laverriere officially enlisted in the Army on July 24, 2015 a year before graduation, but has wanted to join for over five years. The military is a big part of his family's history...

Hoverboard craze

Hoverboard craze

Megan Friel, Editor in chief
November 12
Filed under Features, Showcase

Everyone remembers the “Back to The Future” scene when Marty jumps onto his hoverboard and rides away. Although this scene was filmed thirty years ago, the hoverboard is making a comeback. A new self-balancing electric scooter, called the hoverboard, makes transportation easy and efficient Usua...

Going the distance

Mia Martel, Staff Writer
October 30
Filed under Features

In today's society being in a long distance relationship might seem like a challenge but it will likely succeed. Having a strong relationship with a lot of trust and communication will more than likely succeed in long distance, but if there isn’t a strong relationship to begin with the odds of it failing a...

“Grinding” at Gorham leads to dance ban

“Grinding” at Gorham leads to dance ban

Megan Friel, Editor in chief
October 26
Filed under Features, Showcase

nGrinding at Gorham High School dances evolved into a pandemic that forced a ban on Gorham school dances. An email sent out to students, staff, and parents last month at Gorham High School explained that principal Chris Record banned high school dances due to grinding that went too far. “The...

The winning shot- What’s your story?

The winning shot- What’s your story?

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
October 26
Filed under Features

Many students at Biddeford High School play multiple sports or have multiple hobbies, but not many get the chance to score the winning shot in a game of a sport that they adore. Luckily for freshman Randy Guay, he was given that opportunity. For Guay, hockey plays a big part in his life, whether it be...

Maggie Behen – star student

Maggie Behen – star student

Megan Friel, Feature Editor
October 6
Filed under Features, Showcase

One student at BHS recently caught the eye of many peers after jumping ahead of the academic game. Maggie Behen, a fourteen-year-old freshman, brought attention to herself in the past year with her academic achievements. As a freshman, she took all honors classes, not unusual for some freshmen, but als...

Biddeford students feel the FOMO

Biddeford students feel the FOMO

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
September 30
Filed under Features, Showcase

Some students at Biddeford High School get a feeling of anxiety and nervousness while viewing activities on social media that they missed out on, also known as FOMO, the fear of missing out. Dictionary.com defines FOMO as a feeling of anxiety or insecurity over the possibility of missing out on something,...

Milestone 100th victory for Curit

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer
September 28
Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Showcase

The head football coach reached a coaching milestone of winning one hundred games with a 35-0 victory over the Knights of Noble High school Friday, September 11. Social Science teacher, Brian Curit has been a coach for as long as most athletes can remember, his first season beginning in 1990 as...

One former student’s story raises awareness to community

One former student’s story raises awareness to community

Megan Friel, Feature Editor
September 22
Filed under Features, Showcase

In Biddeford, speculation surrounding recent events in the past few months has caused a whirlwind of discussion, even sparking conversation about how to protect students from sexual abuse. With so much speculation regarding these events, it’s hard to ignore. Sexual abuse is a subject well-known t...

Trampolines Cause Injuries For BHS Students.

Trampolines Cause Injuries For BHS Students.

Amber Magnant, Staff Writer
June 17
Filed under Features, Showcase

Jump at your own risk. Across the country trampoline injuries have been on the rise. Even at Biddeford High students have experienced injuries from at-home and at trampoline parks. Senior Jordan Stickles injured his ankle. “...I climbed [a] rope wall and I jumped down and when I landed, my foot...

More than just a girl in a Hijab

More than just a girl in a Hijab

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
June 16
Filed under Features

Walking through a crowd of teenagers dressed in short shorts and cropped t-shirts, one young woman wears a long modest dress, and a Hijab that only reveals the smallest amount of skin. For most students at Biddeford High School it is not hard to tell that these girls are immersed in another culture....

Filling out the application

Mia Martel, Staff Writer
June 14
Filed under Features, Showcase

Filling out an application for that appalling high school job will either consist of if it’s the best or worst thing a student can do. Having a high school job is part of the four year experience students have to endure but having a job isn't always that bad. Freshman Gabby Smith works at Aquaholics,...

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