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Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday

Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday

March 5, 2020

It’s that time of the year when the polls are open in our school, but it’s not the general election season. For the state of Maine, this day falls on Super Tuesday. Super Tuesday is a day in the presidential primary season where 14 states hold elections on who they want their presidential nominee...

Climate Change: Is it Really About the Climate?

Climate Change: Is it Really About the Climate?

Bartholomew Murphy, Columnist

February 25, 2020

We hear it all the time.   “Ocean levels are rising!”   “Temperatures are getting higher!”   “The icecaps are melting!”   Often in the discussion about climate change, the framing is a binary choice. One can either go all-in and become a paper s...

So What’s Going On in the Election Nowadays, Anyway?

So What’s Going On in the Election Nowadays, Anyway?

Bartholomew Murphy, Columnist

January 2, 2020

Nowadays, it is increasingly clear that judging by election turnouts and surveys, many people are woefully uninformed or apathetic as to what’s going on in politics (Besides putting Trump in a peach). However, one of the best ways to see who’s saying what, is to pay attention to the Democratic deb...

Martin Grohman and Co. Visit B.H.S. 

Martin Grohman and Co. Visit B.H.S. 

Bartholomew Murphy

December 9, 2019

    On Friday, December 6th, students from Mrs. Johnson’s Environmental Science class were met in Mr. Brasier’s room by former Maine congressional candidate and Executive Director of the Environmental Energy Technology Council of Maine, Martin Grohman. He was joined by Biddeford Publ...

The Joker Gen X

The Joker Gen X

Bruce Brasier, Advisor

December 5, 2019

  The Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaqin Phoenix, is set in the late ’70s New York. From the opening shots the director of photography, Lawrence Sher, recreates the look of the era with tremendous attention to detail.  I felt more than a hint of nostalgia for the 70's film...

The Joker Gen Z

The Joker Gen Z

Rylie Pleau

December 5, 2019

  The Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaqin Phoenix, was a remarkable movie. Not only did this movie interest me from the very beginning, it kept me interested the entire time. The Joker is about a mentally ill man as he slowly morphs into this merciless killer that walks the streets of Go...

Welcome to The Roar Part 3

Welcome to The Roar Part 3

December 5, 2019

Welcome to the Roar edition 3 The new staff and the 3rd editor welcome you to the new edition of the award-winning paper. We will roll out new articles over the course of the coming weeks and hope to maintain the high standards of Biddeford High School’s paper. The first articles are from the newest...

Jobs, schools and a social life?

Jobs, schools and a social life?

Jacob Pinkham, Staff Writter

June 7, 2019

Whether it’s landscaping, working maintenance or working fast food, students at Biddeford High School grind in and out of school. They work for many reasons, including money, satisfaction, and exercise. While working, they have to balance their school work along with their social life. “I’...

Senior Olivia Whittaker brings awareness to the benefits of therapeutic art

Senior Olivia Whittaker brings awareness to the benefits of therapeutic art

Grace Laverriere, Senior Editor

May 21, 2019

BIDDEFORD — Senior Olivia Whittaker has an unique connection with art. Since she began painting, she’s discovered its value for her and the community, and she’s even began her own business “Under a Paintbrush.” Whittaker began painting in middle school when her mother was diagnosed with bre...

A healthier habit

A healthier habit

Jacob Pinkham, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Students at Biddeford High School lift in the school’s weight room for sports, to be healthy, or just to relieve some stress. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday students gather after school at 3:00 p.m. in the weight room to exercise and lift. Many of these students are athletes preparing for f...

Reality vs. Expectations: BHS seniors reflect on college app process

Reality vs. Expectations: BHS seniors reflect on college app process

Madison Arnold, Junior Editor

May 7, 2019

You’re In! These are the big bold letters seniors expect on their acceptance letter. However, is this the school they would end up at? And what happens if they’re waitlisted? Biddeford High School seniors have discovered that applying to college isn’t what they expected. The application pro...

Outgoing BHS freshman discovers passion for volleyball

Outgoing BHS freshman discovers passion for volleyball

Madison Arnold, Junior Editor

May 7, 2019

Freshman Haleigh Wyatt is kind and outgoing. She displays dedication and loyalty to the relationships in her life, as well as the activities she is committed to. Wyatt is a pretty active teenager. She has a close relationship with her parents and she spends most of her time either playing volley...

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