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More than just a girl in a Hijab

More than just a girl in a Hijab

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
June 16, 2015
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, 2015
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,...

Trip to Yucatan set for next February vacation

Trip to Yucatan set for next February vacation

Autumn Brophy, Staff Writer
June 9, 2015
Filed under Features

After a final meeting, the World Language department has agreed on a schedule for the trip to Yucatan, Mexico taking place in February vacation of next year. The world language department will take around ten students to Mérida, Yucatan to live with host families and immerse themselves in Mexican...

Two years down, many to go

Two years down, many to go

Tyler Pierpont, Staff Writer
June 8, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Principal Jeremie Sirois believes he works his hardest everyday to make sure that everybody knows what a principal should be - a leader who is there for his students. Sirois became the principal of BHS, to help his own community and change it for the better. “I thought it’d be pretty neat to...

Students cringe at parents on social media

Students cringe at parents on social media

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
June 8, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s the most frightful notification students have ever seen on their phone; they never thought this day would come. Students never thought their parents would figure it out, but yes, the notification is their parent(s) trying to follow them on social media. Parents bewilderment with social media...

The values of vegans and vegetarians

The values of vegans and vegetarians

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
June 8, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Living as a vegan or a vegetarian shouldn’t stereotype students as health freaks or plant lovers; they say they live this lifestyles for their own reasons. Students within the walls of BHS feel that their vegan and vegetarian eating habits benefit their health. According to dictionary.com, a...

The seniors final assembly

The seniors final assembly

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
June 1, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Tiger Gym filled with students, as they made their way to find a seat on the bleachers, prepared to say their final goodbye to the Class of 2015. Several people shared a laugh and shed a tear, with a few speeches, and multiple scholarships given out at the Senior assembly last Friday. The Biddeford...

GoPro popularity amongst BHS students

GoPro popularity amongst BHS students

Nick Scavuzzo, Staff Writer
June 1, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

If a moment is not captured on film or camera, did it really happen? Photography and documents date back to ancient times when cavemen would draw on cave walls. Now, pictures and video are used tremendously, but the quality of the piece can only be so realistic. With the innovation of GoPro’s, moments...

BHS elections are on their way

BHS elections are on their way

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 28, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Elections are coming up in Biddeford High School, with some minor changes coming into the mix. Small revisions have been made in the election process in order to better the student body, and try to seek out those who are committed and those who aren’t. Student Council Advisor Mandy Cyr is facilitating...

It’s not just the case

It’s not just the case

Jace Hevey, Staff Writer
May 26, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

It is becoming increasingly common for kids to break their cell phones, whether it is completely inoperable or the glass on the screen is shattered. Junior Kristen Morneau broke her phone to the point of no return in the cheerleading locker room. “I set it on this big tank in the cheer room and...

BHS’s own Karate Kid- What’s Your Story

BHS’s own Karate Kid- What’s Your Story

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
May 22, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

Nick McElroy fights his way up the karate rankings with every swift hand movement and combined symmetrical balance created with each swing he makes. McElroy found himself starting karate about a year and a half ago. He just wanted to have the ability to defend himself, throughout the process he became...

Cutting ties with Biddeford High School

Cutting ties with Biddeford High School

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

After 42 and a half years of teaching in the Biddeford school district, his time has come to set sail and embark on a new adventure, after touching the lives of many people at Biddeford High School. Gordon Cutten, head of the science department, started his long journey of teaching in Sierra Leone,...

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