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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,...

Movie Theaters: Thriving or Barely Surviving?

Movie Theaters: Thriving or Barely Surviving?

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015
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, 2015
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...

Life with Lokai

Life with Lokai

Hayley Lefebvre, Staff Writer
May 11, 2015
Filed under Features

Finding balance within our daily lives can be a challenge, but one unique bracelet is helping people find their daily happy medium. Lokai bracelets or “living Lokai” refers to a small beaded bracelet that holds a big meaning. Costing only $18, Lokai bracelets can be purchased online, are available...

Class officers use anonymous process to choose end of year speakers

Class officers use anonymous process to choose end of year speakers

Jessica Laverriere, Staff Writer
May 11, 2015
Filed under Features, News

Giving a speech senior year is an honor and the two speeches, Class Historian and Student Guest Speaker, are being chosen a little bit differently this year. This year, the officers asked all students who wished to speak to submit an excerpt which was to be chosen anonymously. Class advisor Jayne...

Technology to Watch out for

Technology to Watch out for

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

A smartwatch ranges from something that can measure or track fitness, to something that can make phone calls and take pictures. The popularity of smart watches correlates in Biddeford High School with the prices, with inexpensive exercise bands like FitBits more accessible with students than new expensive...

Tiger Pride– or lack there of?

Abbie Paquette, Sports Editor
May 7, 2015
Filed under Features

For every action, there is an equal or opposite reaction. With each new upcoming business and conversion of the town and the mills, it seemed to bring the community closer. But as of late, the Tiger Pride schema around Biddeford High School has seemingly started to deteriorate. The old saying plastered...

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