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New year new sciences for incoming freshman

New year new sciences for incoming freshman

Nick Scavuzzo, Staff Editor
September 28
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
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
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...

UNE press conference brings changes to Biddeford AP students

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
September 21
Filed under News

  Biddeford High School held a press conference in honor of the contract signing for a new agreement between Biddeford High School and the University of New England this Wednesday. This agreement states that credits from AP courses at Biddeford High School will transfer to the University of New...

The votes are in: Who is your next class president?

The votes are in: Who is your next class president?

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
June 9
Filed under News, Showcase

The pressure of picking the right candidates weighs on every student’s shoulders this time of year. As it turns out, the candidates were just as nervous and excited as the voters for this year’s student council elections. The elections, which took place on Monday, June 8th, were the hot topic...

Overcoming a different kind of s-word

Overcoming a different kind of s-word

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
May 26
Filed under News, Showcase

Slut: a term applied to an individual who is considered to have loose sexual morals or who is sexually promiscuous. The question is, does anyone ever deserve to be called one? “Oh, he/she’s a slut.” We’ve all heard it, maybe even said it ourselves. With the inevitable reality of being judged...

Chorus program hitting a high note

Chorus program hitting a high note

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
May 19
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

When chorus teacher Christopher Ferrell started teaching at Biddeford High School three years ago, the chorus consisted of 21 students. This year, the program tallies in at a little over 60, and Ferrell expects to see that number swell even more in the coming years. “[We have] a relatively small...

BHS having trouble hosting track meets

BHS having trouble hosting track meets

Kenneth Reyes, Co-sports Editor
May 15
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

A crowd behind their back and parents gleefully watching as their kids set all sorts of records is not a luxury that the BHS Outdoor Track Team gets to casually enjoy. With unsafe conditions, a run-down field, and the lack of necessary hurdles, the BHS Outdoor Track team isn’t able to host meets...

Army brings more than recruitment to BHS

Army brings more than recruitment to BHS

Alex Keely and Hailey Woodman
May 11
Filed under News, Showcase

The United States Army came to Biddeford High to raise awareness to students about how soldiers are just normal people by bringing games and simulators to show that their visits aren’t always about recruitment. On Tuesday May 5th, the U.S. Army came to BHS for something more than just a normal recruiting...

Class officers use anonymous process to choose end of year speakers

Class officers use anonymous process to choose end of year speakers

Jessica Laverriere, Staff Writer
May 11
Filed under Features, News

Giving a speech senior year is an honor and the two speeches, Class Historian and Student Guest Speaker, are being chosen a little bit differently this year. This year, the officers asked all students who wished to speak to submit an excerpt which was to be chosen anonymously. Class advisor Jayne...

Art School: A Risk Worth Taking?

Nick Guillerault, Staff Writer
May 5
Filed under News, Showcase

Every year many high school students go to college and take a path that gets them a degree that will hopefully allow them to get a job after graduation, but some students stray from that path to pursue their lifelong dreams of becoming known through their art. These students have known of their talents,...

Students react to Smarter Balanced Test

Audrey Desjardin, Senior staff writer
May 1
Filed under News, Showcase

This week juniors began Smarter Balanced testing, a ten hour test broken up into four parts, and everyone involved has something to say about it. Many students show negative feelings towards the new state-required test, complaining that they already have enough testing during this portion of the year...

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