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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

What’s Your Story: Grace Bermeo

What’s Your Story: Grace Bermeo

Grace Laverriere, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Bustling streets, big schools, and bright lights replaced with pine trees, quiet nights, and a close community. For Grace Bermeo, this move from New York to Maine offered her so much more than a new zip code. At the end of her fifth grade school year, senior Grace Bermeo and her family moved from...

What’s Your Story: Isaac Gaither

What’s Your Story: Isaac Gaither

Lauren McCallum, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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Initially quiet, freshman Isaac Gaither seems like every other high school student. That’s the thing, though. He’s not. Once he gets talking, it’s clear where his values and his heart lay: with his family. With a mother who has supported him and his two younger brothers since they were born, I...

“How do you stack up?”

Asha Tompkins, Editor

November 2, 2017


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With a few friends and a tower of wooden blocks, the first documented Jenga team begins its rise to fame in the cafeteria of Biddeford High School. Though it started out as a pastime in the beginning of the school year, the seven member BHS Jenga team created an Instagram account to post videos of t...

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