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Biddeford school board ends hat ban

Biddeford school board ends hat ban

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

A rule banning hats from the Biddeford school district that stood for almost 60 years was struck down in a unanimous vote by the school board on January 26th. Biddeford High School Principal Jeremie Sirois fought hard for the rule change to give more leeway to the individual schools when making sc...

Adding positive people to BHS math team

Adding positive people to BHS math team

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
January 6, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Working out your brain muscles with math after school is something some students might call preposterous, but for members of the math team, it’s a fun way to express something they have a talent in. Completing different math problems with various difficulties in room B138 after school is what the...

Civil Rights Team returns after five year absence

Civil Rights Team returns after five year absence

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
December 17, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

This year’s Civil Rights Team made a comeback after five years, giving a new face and name to the student activists of BHS. While Biddeford High School became one of the first civil rights teams in the country beginning in 1996, the team was discontinued in 2010. Maine began as a prototype for o...

Biddeford schools view potential in a new start time

Biddeford schools view potential in a new start time

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Beep, beep, beep, the sound of an alarm goes off at 6 o’clock and a fatigued AP student, that has been up late doing homework, hits the snooze button wishing it was a late start Wednesday. The Biddeford school district may change the current start and the end of school times due to a recent study...

Fall Athletic Awards

Mia, Martel
November 24, 2015
Filed under News

Almost every athlete looks forward to the sports ceremony at the end of each season. At the end of each sports season a ceremony is held to show off student athlete achievements. Assistant principal and athletic director Dennis Walton hosts each awards ceremony and has played a role in changing it into...

Seniors ready to apply early

Seniors ready to apply early

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

At the age of seventeen or eighteen years old, it comes time to carry out one of the biggest decisions high school students make, applying to college. Where to go, when to apply, and what to write about for college essays become questions nearly every senior applying to college early action start...

Bringing back a Biddeford Tradition

Bringing back a Biddeford Tradition

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
October 19, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Located at the corner of West and Prospect Street, Waterhouse Field, a place that holds many memories for the young and elderly in the small supportive town of Biddeford, Maine. It’s the home of Biddeford High School soccer games, lacrosse games, and of course Friday night football games.   Pai...

Viral Meningitis Invades BHS

Colby Perron, News Editor
October 14, 2015
Filed under News

Viral meningitis: the inflammation of tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This virus made its way across Southern Maine, and now reached Biddeford High School. On October 7th, Biddeford High School learned that one of their students caught the viral meningitis virus, a virus that spread arou...

CLB Replacement coming to Biddeford High School

CLB Replacement coming to Biddeford High School

Colby Perron, Staff Editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under News

New changes came for everyone as the school year started. From new classes, to new friends, even moving up one grade level changed a lot. However, one of the biggest changes: a new class taking up the block which once held the “love it or hate it” CLB. The block in between blocks 2 and 3 hosts a...

New year new sciences for incoming freshman

New year new sciences for incoming freshman

Nick Scavuzzo, Staff Editor
September 28, 2015
Filed under News

The freshman class of 2019 became the first class to get a taste of four science subjects in the course of two years. Earth Science, Intro to Biology, Intro to Chemistry and Physics formally, students took one science a year and progressively advanced each year, Freshman taking Earth, Sophomores Biology,...

New freshman class brings newly elected officers

New freshman class brings newly elected officers

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
September 24, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Starting off the new school year is stressful, getting supplies for new classes and trying to find a table in the lunchroom and not in the library. High School for Freshman can be even more worrisome, let alone running for office. This past week, the freshman elected four students to be Class Officers’....

Tiger Town Coming Soon!

Tiger Town Coming Soon!

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
September 21, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

  Over the past year Jobs For Maine Graduate [JMG] students transformed room A215 into the new home of Biddeford High School’s very own school store, Tiger Town. The JMG students of Biddeford High School and JMG specialist, Brian Heal are excited for the opening of new the school store a...

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