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Trip to Yucatan set for next February vacation

Trip to Yucatan set for next February vacation

Autumn Brophy, Staff Writer
June 9
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,...

Movie Theaters: Thriving or Barely Surviving?

Movie Theaters: Thriving or Barely Surviving?

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
May 15
Filed under Features

Everyone enjoys a Saturday afternoon at their favorite movie theater, or at least they used to prior to the release of streaming services such as Netflix since 2007 and Hulu since 2011. Since 1905, movie theaters have been a popular place among all ages. The ability to see one’s favorite actors...

Dancing to the finish line

Dancing to the finish line

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
May 15
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Dancing is a popular out-of-school activity that many students have added to their list of things to do in their free time. Junior Jade Burnham became a part of dance because of a friend’s request and is now a talented dancer in dance forms such as Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Acro, and Pointe. “I...

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