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An Inside Look at The Compass Project

An Inside Look at The Compass Project

Grace Laverriere and Taylor Wildes

June 25, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

While navigating the construction of a boat for the past five months, the Compass Project program is certainly making waves at Biddeford High. The Compass Project, a boat building program available at Biddeford High School, allows students to build a boat throughout a semester. The class is led by th...

Teen breaks out of his comfort zone

Teen breaks out of his comfort zone

Lauren McCallum, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Originality is often admired, but not frequently mastered. For senior Jack DelPrete, originality is who he is: four-inch high heels, long hair, flawless makeup, a fashionable wardrobe, and a confidence that never falters. The journey to where he is today was long, but life-changing. He drew inspiration ...

The Creations in The COT Parking Lot

The Creations in The COT Parking Lot

Asha Tompkins, Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s a skill that no one can ever take away from you.

What’s Your Story: Olivia Sullivan

What’s Your Story: Olivia Sullivan

Samantha Ruth, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

Awards are being handed out, from everything to the fastest player to most goals in a season. They all depict a small metal man frozen in a perfect pose, his form perfect to score the winning goal. While her teammates one-by- one walk up to the podium for their award, her name is never called. Becau...

What’s Your Story: Daniel Urling

What’s Your Story: Daniel Urling

Taylor Wildes, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

Having someone to look up to is something almost everyone needs in their life. A person to help guide you down the right path and always be there for you no matter what. For Daniel Urling, a sophomore at Biddeford High School, one of these people in his life lives about four hours away. Urling spe...

Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite: Battle Royale

Adrianna Jordan, Staff writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features

In the years leading up to 2018, fortnight was once used to refer to a period of two weeks; however, thanks to the rise of the new video game Fortnite, it became known as something entirely different.   Bustling around the halls of BHS or even logging into social media accounts, students can see th...

What’s Your Story: Matthew Lamoureux

What’s Your Story: Matthew Lamoureux

Asha Tompkins, Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

His cleats tear up the ground. Sweat drips down his neck. His hair is pushed back in the wind as he sprints towards the soccer ball. Bystanders call his name in support as he steals the ball from the feet of the opponent and kicks it upfield to a teammate near the sideline. Without care for whether or not...

What’s Your Story: Cynthia Luyindula

What’s Your Story: Cynthia Luyindula

Taylor Wildes, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

To many, a star is simply known as something that is seen in the sky every night. The stars, the bright shiny, twinkling dots that help light up the atmosphere above us. For Cynthia Luyindula, however, a star brings up a different meaning: a memory from a past place she grew up in. Luyindula grew ...

What’s Your Story: Ernest Nijimbere

What’s Your Story: Ernest Nijimbere

Adrianna Jordan, staff writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

From Southern Africa to America, this high school senior doesn’t let his travels keep him from accomplishing his goals. With a little hard work and dedication, it has helped him make his dreams become a reality. Ernest Nijimbere moved to America from Burundi to meet up with his dad. This change of ...

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