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The winning shot- What’s your story?

The winning shot- What’s your story?

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 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...

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