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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
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

What’s your story – Embracing an injury

What’s your story – Embracing an injury

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

Sitting on the sidelines of her favorite hobby wasn’t easy for sophomore Megan Gregoire, but with a serious back injury, she was forced to only watch her fellow gymnasts working hard, instead of being able to participate like always. Gregoire, who has been a gymnast for most of her life, fract...

Fix your stitch

Fix your stitch

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Finding new ways to enhance a wardrobe can take a long time to accomplish. With all of the new outlets and trends that come and go, it’s challenging to find a niche and stick with it. Getting an online personal stylist, from company’s such as “Stitch Fix,” “Bombfell” or “Trunk Club” allows ...

Karaoke Friday’s bring new excitement to the cafe

Karaoke Friday’s bring new excitement to the cafe

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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),...

Making a Murderer: the voices of BHS

Making a Murderer: the voices of BHS

Samantha DuBois, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

As he takes his first step out of the building, where he’s spent the past 18 miserable years of his life, the first breeze of freedom brushes over his worn out face. He appears rough and tired, but the glowing smile on his face cancels out all the lines he gained while locked up. He’s a free man, u...

Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

A job in school administration is stressful and demanding, waking up earlier than the sun and tying a tie that doesn’t come off until 11 o’clock on some nights is a lifestyle some people would take displeasure to. Along with long hours came tough decisions and Biddeford High School’s very own...

Teachers play video games?

Teachers play video games?

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

A well known factor of high school life is video games, at BHS not only do students play video games, but teachers do too. Given that video games haven’t been looked kindly upon by schools because of the possible distractions and addiction that can come from playing them, but that doesn’t stop...

New SAT brings new emotions

New SAT brings new emotions

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
February 26
Filed under News, Showcase

Change happens everywhere, and change in education is no exception. Whether it’s the grading, the scheduling, and now the SAT, change is happening. Changes in education always makes its way to Biddeford High School. College Board’s SAT consists of several new aspects including a new scoring system, ...

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