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Cheer season ends with an unexpected twist

Cheer season ends with an unexpected twist

Lauren Paquet, Editor
March 3, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Students pass their way through high school

Students pass their way through high school

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
January 17, 2017
Filed under News

The buzz of the “crack down” on hall passes leaves many of the students and staff feeling an array of mixed emotions within the walls of Biddeford High School. In hopes of knowing where students are at all times, Athletic Director Dennis Walton feels the need for a hall pass is a necessity for the ...

Rolling into PJ day

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
January 16, 2017
Filed under News

Walking into school in plaid PJ pants and fuzzy slippers, Biddeford High School students take advantage of a random PJ day. Last Wednesday, kids were encouraged to come to school in their pajamas to make a more productive and achievable early release day.  The administration decided to plan an event, ...

Ugly Sweater Contest brings out BHS’s Holiday Spirit

Ugly Sweater Contest brings out BHS’s Holiday Spirit

Lauren Paquet, Editor
December 21, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

“Tomorrow is ugly sweater, tie, [and] outfit day at BHS. The staff is ready...are the students? Let’s see what you’ve got.” As soon as Principal Jeremie Sirois tweeted that, the battle of the annual Ugly Sweater Day became official. Just about every staff member dressed for the event, a...

Tropical Smoothie causes Biddeford frenzy

Tropical Smoothie causes Biddeford frenzy

Lauren Paquet, Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The newest food-chain in town, located conveniently on Alfred Street, opened just last week and has attracted attention from loyal Tropical Smoothie lovers to curious customers, and from the sounds of praise from BHS students, local coffee chains will get a run for their money. Tropical Smoothie Ca...

The in and out of senior superlatives for the class of 2017

The in and out of senior superlatives for the class of 2017

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under News

Moving through their last year, seniors find out the winners for superlatives leaving them either proud or disappointed. Every year, a handful of seniors are awarded superlatives for things like best dressed, best hair, and etcetera. The long wait and anticipation has ended since the results were anno...

Remembering Will Fulford

Remembering Will Fulford

The Roar Staff
December 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Will Fulford, 29, Biddeford High School Cross Country and Indoor & Outdoor Track coach and Educational Technician passed away on Sunday, December 11th after collapsing while running on a treadmill at the University of New England. He is survived by his wife Ashley Potvin-Fulford who coaches Girls...

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