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Defining a mainer

Defining a mainer

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
March 29
Filed under News

When driving under a bridge or by abandoned buildings, everyone sees street art, but very few take the time to think about the culture behind it. But to some, street art is the best way to get a message across. On Wednesday, March 1st, the Biddeford High School Civil Rights Team brought in a street...

BHS student reveals her culture

BHS student reveals her culture

Lauren Paquet, Editor
March 29
Filed under News, Showcase

Walking into school on the first day she wore a hijab, her hands were cold and her body was shaking. Nothing could prepare her for the reactions she was about to encounter. Junior Washima Fairoz, a native of Bangladesh, is a practicing Muslim, but stopped wearing a hijab when she first moved to the Unit...

Snow days cause AP exam date changes

Snow days cause AP exam date changes

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 28
Filed under News, Showcase

As the clock ticks toward the end of the year and students start to pick out bathing suits and tanning lotion, one last hurdle awaits the end of their school year. Many students find that preparing for an AP exam can be challenging, however with all of the snow days, the exam became worrisome due to ...

Job Shadow Day sparks inspiration for potential careers

Job Shadow Day sparks inspiration for potential careers

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
March 23
Filed under News

Biddeford High Schools first ever Job Shadow Day gives students insight on potential careers.

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BHS students take on World Quest Competiton

BHS students take on World Quest Competiton

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
March 3
Filed under News

In a battle of the brains competition, four Biddeford High School students set out to prove that even underdogs can come out on top. This Wednesday, March 1st, four Biddeford High School students attended the World Quest Competition at Unum in Portland, held by the World Affairs Council of Maine....

From Worst to First

From Worst to First

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under News, Sports

From worst to first, the boy’s basketball team turns a new leaf this season. This year, the boy's basketball team made history as they as they played in their first playoff game in over five years. For senior captain Patrick Pear, this was his first time playing in one. “We have not made it int...

Cheer season ends with an unexpected twist

Cheer season ends with an unexpected twist

Lauren Paquet, Editor
March 3
Filed under News, Showcase

The cheering season ended with many unexpected events as injuries, drama, and tears engulfed the girls’ experience at States. From constantly changing their routines to challenges between teammates, this season definitely tested the cheering team’s limits. For junior Lydia Gordon, she spent mos...

AP tests: worth it or not?

AP tests: worth it or not?

Lauren Paquet, Editor
March 3
Filed under News, Showcase

With decisions about AP tests coming up, many students are left to debate whether or not to take the test or decide which tests they want to take. Many AP students may feel as though the test is too expensive or simply not worth taking, but one former BHS student begs to differ. Jessica Laverrier...

After the election

After the election

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

In the past couple of months, there have been rallies, protests, and people stating bold claims against the person who is now the President of the United States. Within days and weeks after his election, several of his supporters have tweeted to him their regret and disappointments with his actions. Not only ...

Presidential inauguration controversial yet historical

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under News

After the election that shook the nation, it was made official on Friday January 20th, 2017. Donald J. Trump became the 45th president of the United States of America. For an entire year, the campaign run by President Trump was a controversial one at best. From the insults directed at different mi...

The march that’s making history

The march that’s making history

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
January 25
Filed under News, Showcase

Women and men from all around the world gathered on January 21, 2017 to protest President Donald Trump’s resistance to women’s rights. The sea of pink left more than signs and songs: it left significance. Packed full with women, men, and children chanting “Hey, Ho, Donald Trump has got to go...

Teens with anxiety break their silence

Teens with anxiety break their silence

Lauren Paquet, Editor
January 20
Filed under News, Showcase

Depression, anxiety, and OCD have a few things in common: First of all, they connect to each other, and if someone has one of these illnesses, they most likely have experienced another; and second, no one likes to talk about them. 80 percent of kids with a diagnosable anxiety disorder and 60 percent o...

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