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Department store versus digital store

Department store versus digital store

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
December 16, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

In the age of the internet, people seem to be turning to websites more and more often, for everything from grocery shopping to finding new restaurants. Yet the online-shopping craze doesn’t reach as far into the teenaged generation as most people would believe. That’s an idea poised to shock many...

College applicants receive acceptance letters

College applicants receive acceptance letters

Hayley Lefebvre, Staff Writer
December 12, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

As if the stress of applying college isn’t enough, the waiting process for a school to accept or decline a student’s application is potentially even more stressful. In the midst of commotion before Christmas break, some students are already finding college acceptance letters appearing in their...

Meg n’ More: Gift giving

Megan Friel, Feature Editor
December 6, 2014
Filed under Meg'n More - Megan Friel, Showcase

As most Christmas seasons are, this happy holiday is the busiest of all. With people rushing and the days ticking away, finding the perfect gift for family, friends, and that special someone can be more stressful than anything, especially on a budget. As an amateur gift-giver myself, I know the confusion and frus...

How wearing a single band can change lives

How wearing a single band can change lives

Cameron Petit, Editor in Chief
December 4, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

Not everyone has the opportunity to truly make a difference in their school or community, never mind the world, but a BHS student has recently shown that giving back on a global scale is possible. With perseverance, hope, and a ton of hard work, senior Mariah Brady and her team made their mark on...

Horror is the new hit

Horror is the new hit

Marissa Heffernan, Managing Editor
November 21, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Ghosts, mad scientists, cruel doctors, witches and freaks: the chillingly popular TV show American Horror Story boasts anything a horror fan could dream of. Sometimes, it even provides aspects of terror fans never thought of before. “It’s really scary,” said Grace Bermeo, a freshman who star...

Girl’s soccer faces difficult season

Girl’s soccer faces difficult season

Megan Friel, Feature Editor
November 4, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Biddeford Girls Soccer endured an up-and-down season, filled with injuries, heartbreak, and triumph. Throughout this fall season, several players in girl's soccer suffered mild to severe injuries, forcing their team to come together and work hard to finish the season. With the majority of their team...

Androids versus iPhones: the ongoing battle

Androids versus iPhones: the ongoing battle

Abbie Paquette, Co-Sports Editor
November 4, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

Androids and iPhones have become a staple to a teenager’s lifestyle; whether it be utilizing apps such as Twitter, Instagram and even the weather. Androids and iPhones have been battling back and forth to top the charts since 2008, when the first Android came out. The iPhone had already been launched...

Senior nights showcase more than just departing athletes.

Cameron Petit, Editor in Chief
October 31, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the end of fall sports approaches, so does the era of many students who reluctantly played their final season as a fall athlete. Senior games serve to celebrate and recognize the departing fall athletes, but seniors never seem to leave this game feeling happy, rather they are often consumed by...

BHS football potential move to class B

BHS football potential move to class B

Audrey Desjardin, Junior editor
October 30, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Biddeford High School to move down to class B after playing in class A for as far back as BHS football history goes. The class A cutoff for football is 875 students in a school, yet Biddeford still manages to compete with only 830 students. This gives the other teams an unfair advantage to choose ...

Snapshots of the year

Snapshots of the year

Abbie Paquette, Co-Sports Editor
October 23, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

People use yearbooks in all sorts of ways, such as writing friends a lovely end-of-the-year letter, to get contact information to keep in touch, or to permanently engrave memories of the year in a tangible object. Instead of the traditional printed out pictures or a public Facebook album to remember...

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