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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...

Running a business and loving everyday of it

Cameron Petit, Editor in Chief
May 7, 2015
Filed under Features

“I love people, I’m a people person, and it puts a smile on my face just going to meet people...that’s my favorite part.” That’s what makes BHS senior Dominic D’alessandro’s business so successful: his dedication to making his customers happy. D’alessandro is owner of his one–man...

Moped trend sparks BHS

Moped trend sparks BHS

Nick Scavuzzo, Staff Writer
May 7, 2015
Filed under Features

With summer right around the corner, spring fever is in full swing. Some students at BHS are eager to get outside, and take in the fresh spring air. Kids that own mopeds are dusting them off from last summer and starting to move away from cars. This money saver is as convenient as it is fun. An average...

Skateboarding becomes prevalent in Biddeford community

Megan Friel, Feature Editor
May 7, 2015
Filed under Features

When it comes to the Biddeford community, skateboarding is an activity commonly seen. All around town there are kids boarding and trying new tricks. But how much recognition does skateboarding really get? With the attention set on most other sports like football or basketball, kids that skateboard...

Go Set A Watchman

Go Set A Watchman

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer
May 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Well-known author Harper Lee is deciding to give consent to publish the book that sparked To Kill A Mockingbird, making Mockingbird lovers unable to wait for the release on July 14th. Harper Lee wrote her book Go Set a Watchman about a grown-up Scout Finch returning home to visit her father, Atticu...

Migraine Madness

Migraine Madness

May 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Many studies have shown the direct relationship between stress and migraines, but more often than not both adolescents and adults fail to realize the effect these headaches have and what they can do to prevent them. According to the website WebMD, many teenagers experience these disabling headaches...

Vine: the rise and fall

Vine: the rise and fall

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Short videos made their way into the world, creating inside jokes to last a lifetime for people everywhere. Vine is an app for users, mostly teenagers, to post funny videos that are six seconds or less. Making six-second videos isn’t the only thing Vine users can...

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