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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...

What Bernie fans should do in next month’s election

What Bernie fans should do in next month’s election

September 26, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

The Presidential election continues to grasp the attention of our nation, and whether you are pro-Trump or pro-Hillary, many issues have arisen since independents have no prominent candidate to vote for. Since Sanders’ withdrawal from the campaign, he has endorsed Hillary as his chosen candidate in plac...

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...

Snapping attention with new filters

Snapping attention with new filters

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Over the past few months, Biddeford High School students and staff find themselves using the new unique filters on the popular app called Snapchat. The app allows you to take selfies and regular pictures and send them to others with the app. This past fall, the popularity of featured filters such...

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...

BHS students do their part at the annual Maine Coast Marathon

BHS students do their part at the annual Maine Coast Marathon

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
May 27, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Maine Coast Marathon has been a tradition in Maine since 1980, and this year brought nothing less than hard work, hustle and dedication from not just the runners, but the volunteers, as well. Biddeford’s track team, Interact club, and student council members all arrived at each of their stations...

Hack attacks

Hack attacks

Noah Gagne, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

In this age of unlimited access, it can be difficult to keep your online information safe. Forget the username and password for a Wizard101 account, the hackers of today snatch IP addresses, intercept emails, and control bank accounts. Some students and teachers at BHS are well aware of the dangers ...

Stay hungry, stay humble

Stay hungry, stay humble

Taylor Turgeon, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

“Anton Stralman tries to keep this play alive, but look at the support from Brian Dumoulin, who wins the footrace on Brian Boyle. Second chance opportunity, and the Penguins lead one to nothing.” At 6’4” and 207 lbs, 24-year-old defenseman and Biddeford-native Brian Dumoulin holds the blue line f...

The secret life of the MLTI guy

The secret life of the MLTI guy

Jacob Bilsky, Staff Writer
May 23, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Laptops and chargers and iPads, oh my! As a modern school department, Biddeford relies on technology to help its students write papers, present slideshows and stay updated on grades and events. In order to manage all of this technology, BHS and BMS rely on Alan Owen, MLTI Tech Lead for the Biddeford Sc...

An “app”-arent problem at BHS

An “app”-arent problem at BHS

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Getting to the end of a life line contains its risks. Trying to survive, running over any obstacles and fighting the angry monster that comes in your way leads to the final death. However, if you spend two dollars, your life line will fill up once more and you’ll recieve another opportunity to live. Whether...

Long live the Prince

Long live the Prince

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
May 13, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Many loved him, some adored him, and most respected him - but everyone knew him. Prince Rogers Nelson, the beloved musician and artist of the late 70’s and 80’s, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 due to unknown causes. Prince was found unresponsive at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota. For the past...

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