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Looking to the future

Looking to the future

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

When students enter high school, many feel overwhelmed with the idea that they need to know what they’re doing after graduation in four years. However, by senior year, many students have some sort of plan for the rest of their lives. Not many people look forward to applying to college. Students s...

Brendan’s basement brings Christmas cheer

Brendan’s basement brings Christmas cheer

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Walking into Brendan’s basement, one is overwhelmed with the scent of sweat and excitement. A dim green light floods the room, illuminating the posters of various bands scattered across the walls. Strangers and friends alike wait patiently, itching in their holiday sweaters, trying to bear the heat. Take y...

Addicted to Aromas

Addicted to Aromas

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

“Can I have a raspberry pomegranate rush, please?” asked a Biddeford High School junior Grace Bermeo as she reached in the Aroma Joe's window.  It was around eight in the morning when Grace picked up her first energy drink of the day. For many high school students, picking up an Aroma’s “Rush...

BHS senior takes his hockey career to a new level

BHS senior takes his hockey career to a new level

Lauren Paquet, Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s 7 a.m. on a Monday morning, and senior Dylan Demers wakes up, gets dressed, and goes right to the the Biddeford Ice Arena for morning practice. For Demers, every day starts with hockey, and he doesn’t just play for fun--for him, it’s a scholarship opportunity for college, a passion, and an...

The Crazy Controversial Election

The Crazy Controversial Election

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Features

Finally able to vote in the presidential election, young adults find themselves picking between two controversial candidates. In the 2016 Presidential Election, many people, especially young adults, are not happy with the candidates chosen from either the Republican or Democratic sides. Donald Trump ...

Finstagram: the new age of online openness

Finstagram: the new age of online openness

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Breaking the barriers of online graces, “finstagrams” show a new side of Instagram users. Flooding newsfeeds around the country, the trend known as finstas, or fake instagrams, attracts more and more teenagers use finstas as a way to escape the pressures of aesthetically-pleasing online profile...

Fun Fall Date

Fun Fall Date

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Features

Trying to plan a fun fall date this season?  Well put on those athletic clothes, and tie your hiking shoes, extra tight, because this date will bring you to some of the Earth's highest points. Not too long ago, I decided that I wanted to go hiking with my boyfriend and let’s just say it was on...

From fire to family

From fire to family

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief

October 3, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Arriving at the scene of a fire, one finds billows of smoke, bright lights of firetrucks, and the heros that risk their lives to be there: the men and women of the fire department. Kevin Duross, Deputy Chief of the Biddeford Fire Department, oversees the junior firefighter program; a special hands-o...

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 ...

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...

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