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ELL students discuss their journey to a better life

ELL students discuss their journey to a better life

Lauren Paquet, Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

It’s 1:30 on a gorgeous fall afternoon, and whereas most students can’t wait for the final bell to ring and start the weekend, the students in ELL teacher Heidi Haufe’s room beam with smiles and laughs as they present their background stories to students and teachers alike. This scene presented...

From streets to speaking

From streets to speaking

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Drug recoverer Tony Hoffman talked to students at Biddeford High School about his life to spread awareness. Growing up Hoffman kept his head in the game when it came to BMX motorized bike racing.  He would train long hard hours, learning new tricks and keeping up with his competitors.  However he...

BHS publications take home awards

BHS publications take home awards

Charles Pearl, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

BHS publications shine as four Roar journalists and The Pride win awards at New England’s premiere publications conference, the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference and the New England Scholastic Press Association Conference. Junior Megan Friel has been selected as the state of Maine...

NEASC visits BHS

NEASC visits BHS

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
June 1, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

New England Association of Schools and Colleges [NEASC] visitors are welcomed to Biddeford High School ten years after their last visit, to review BHS and its educational system. BHS is evaluated under seven categories: Core Values and Beliefs, Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, School Culture and Leaders...

A day at the fair

A day at the fair

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
April 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The University of New England’s Brain Fair brought students and community members together in an effort to learn more about our most powerful tool - the brain. Two weeks ago on Friday, April 8th, students and community members from Biddeford, Dayton, Old Orchard Beach, and Westbrook visited the Unive...

BHS students branch off to save trees in the rainforest

BHS students branch off to save trees in the rainforest

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
April 22, 2016
Filed under News

Students, staff, and community members from the community come together to make a big difference with little effort. Biddeford High School’s AP Environmental Science (APES) class worked with the Canopy Project to save and plant more trees in the rainforest for Earth Day. Environmental Science teacher...

The journey to Eagle

The journey to Eagle

Taylor Turgeon, Staff Writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Scouting isn’t just a walk in the park... or a camp-out in the woods. The Boy Scouts of America prides itself in citizenship training, character development, and personal fitness through many different activities and the goal for every Scout is the same: acheive Eagle status. Since it was first awa...

The search is on

Mia Martel, Staff writer
April 6, 2016
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BHS drug searches will be a frequent occurrence in the near future Biddeford High School, along with the Biddeford Police Department, just started doing these drug sweeps and searches last year, but Principal Jeremy Sirois hopes to change that. The police department are on their way to receive their own dog i...

BHS makes their own luck

BHS makes their own luck

Alexandra Demeule, Noah Gange, and Evan Paquette
March 28, 2016
Filed under News

Students wore Saint Patrick’s day themed clothing and attended an assembly in celebration of Green Day, the fourth day of Spirit week. While passionate students came to school wearing bright green tee-shirts and shamrock necklaces to honor Saint Patrick’s Day, Michael Wilson, an inspirational spe...

Motivational speaker comes to BHS with a message

Motivational speaker comes to BHS with a message

Jacob Bilsky and Megan Friel, Staff Writer and Editor in Chief
March 23, 2016
Filed under News

In addition to St. Patrick’s Day filling the halls with green, this Thursday, March 17th, turned out as a unique school day for students at Biddeford High School as motivational speaker Michael Wilson joined students in Steve White Gym for a message. Michael Wilson, otherwise known as “Mookie,”...

BHS students highlight the night

Taylor Turgeon and Samantha DuBois, Staff Writers
March 22, 2016
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The doors open and the crowd of students waiting outside rush in, check-in, and then almost run into the gym to dance the night away.   Ending Spirit Week with a bang, nearly 300 students gathered in the Steve White Gym for the Highlight the Night dance organized by the Student Council. After th...

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