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BHS makes their own luck

BHS makes their own luck

Alexandra Demeule, Noah Gange, and Evan Paquette
March 28, 2016
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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
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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...

Rally really exceeds expectations

Rally really exceeds expectations

Colby Perron and Alex Keely, Staff Writers
March 21, 2016
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All four classes face off, each screaming about their love of one another, from Freshmen to Juniors and Sophomores to Seniors all are swallowed within a sea of black and orange, and the smiling of all of the students at BHS for only one reason: Spirit Week. BHS Principal Jeremie Sirois was scheduled ...

Wednesday’s comfort conquers Spirit Week

Paige Lessard and Gabby Hamm
March 21, 2016
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Onesies, sets, miss matched, and more, pajama day at BHS gives students and staff a chance to explore different ways to express themselves. Biddeford High School recently participated in Pajama Day as a part of March Madness week leading up to the Highlight Dance this Friday. Freshman Hunter Raycha...

Spirit Week Continues with Twin Tuesday

Mia Martel and Lydia Gordon, Staff Writers
March 16, 2016
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Texting the night before, frantically trying to figure out what to wear and who to twin with are the actions of many Biddeford High School students the night before March 15, 2016, spirit week twin day. Sophomores and best friends Brook Davis and Katie Stewart, had one goal in mind; look cute. ...

Five BHS seniors to teach younger kids about weather hazards

Five BHS seniors to teach younger kids about weather hazards

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
March 16, 2016
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A challenge not tested ever before, five BHS seniors were sent out for special training in order to do one thing: teach younger kids how to protect themselves from severe weather. On Tuesday, January 26th, five Biddeford High School seniors were trained in order to educate a group of fourth and fifth...

MELMAC opens doors for students

MELMAC opens doors for students

Evan Paquette, Staff Writer
March 16, 2016
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A daunting experience at first glance, the search for higher education becomes more in reach ever since the Maine Educational Loan Marketing Corporation and Education Foundation (MELMAC) was founded in 2001. Students all over the State of Maine become more aware of the college application process ...

College apparel day starts Spirit Week off with a hit

Lauren Paquet and Michael Tenney, Staff Writers
March 15, 2016
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Spirit Week started with a bang as students sported their college apparel, and a drug search started off the day as canine units from around Southern Maine gathered in the school parking lot. With all the excitement breaking out, the start to Spirit Week proved nothing less than eventful. Junior Amber M...

Karaoke Friday’s bring new excitement to the cafe

Karaoke Friday’s bring new excitement to the cafe

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
March 14, 2016
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A certain event during Winterfest Week in February danced its way into the cafe, catching the attention of more than just BHS students--Karaoke Friday got everyone talking, and that caused it to become more than just a one hit wonder. Student Council will host Karaoke Fridays in the cafe on every...

Virtual reality technology brings new outlook on education

Virtual reality technology brings new outlook on education

Alexandra Demeule, Staff Writer
March 10, 2016
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Virtual reality has teachers and students excited for the future of education. Virtual reality technology [VR] is a computer-generated [CG] simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment. It has become increasingly popular within education because of the immersive experience VR provides u...

BHS students show increased interest in politics

BHS students show increased interest in politics

Jacob Bilsky, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
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Dozens of eager seniors filed into the Little Theater on February 26, eager to learn to vote and register to choose the next president and their nation’s future. When Representative Ryan Fecteau, a BHS alumni and democratic representative for district eleven (which encompasses part of Biddeford),...

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