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Alone in the Crowd

Alone in the Crowd

Asha Tompkins, Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

“If you get physical with somebody, you are gone. If you videotape an altercation, you are gone. If you are a bystander egging it on, you are gone. Hate has no place in this building.”

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Snapchat Streaks

Snapchat Streaks

Julia Murray, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017


Filed under News

Social media plays a very important role in the social status of teenagers and contributes to the acceptance of others; but sometimes people take social media to the next level especially with Snapchat Streaks. Snapchat has become one of the most popularly used apps. Other media sites like Facebook...

Fidget spinners: a healthy addiction

Fidget spinners: a healthy addiction

Asha Tompkins, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Silly bandz, Pokémon Go, Harambe; these are all fads that have come and gone. Meet the newest edition: Fidget Spinners. The fidget spinner was first invented by a chemical engineer named Catherine Hettinger in 1993. It was named the “must-have office toy of 2017” by Forbes; now it’s invadin...

It’s just a test

It’s just a test

Asha Tompkins, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

“It’s just a test,” they said. “It’ll be easy,” they said. Yes, the test that colleges want to see; the one past high school students warn underclassmen about. The test that almost gives you more stress than the outcome of the election. But that’s all it is: a test—the SAT, to be exact....

Huot’s Hot Spot

Huot’s Hot Spot

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under News

  With Maine’s tourist-filled summers on its way, the local job opportunities for teenagers remains bottomless.   Students here at BHS have been applying to many local businesses in hopes for a part time summer job with a decent pay.  However, out of all the places hiring, Huot...

Be there, Bradley

Be there, Bradley

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Features, News

  Perfect attendance is hard to come by, but this year’s senior Bradley Laverriere took on the challenge. Laverriere has yet to miss a single day of school in the past four years of high school. Every class, he shows up ready and focused for whatever projects and assignments are thrown a...

Skipping Scholarships

Skipping Scholarships

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under News

With college on its way, many seniors find themselves applying for scholarships to help cut back the student loans. It is undeniable that the price of college can be a bit much for many high schoolers. Luckily, potential scholarships are right at the fingertips of students here at BHS. Administrative...

End of the year activities bringing the community together

End of the year activities bringing the community together

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

With summer approaching fast, parents of the community hold an annual event for the graduating class. Giving seniors one last chance to come together as one. Project Sunrise is a night of games, activities and entertainment that is held the night before graduation. From a mechanical bull, to a hypnotis...

To room together or not?

To room together or not?

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

With summer anxiously approaching, the senior’s to do list only continues. The idea of living on their own in a few months is just the beginning of the college frenzy. Finding a college roommate falls between the best time of a student’s life and the most stressful. Whether you choose to live...

An example for all

An example for all

Alex Chase, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

Achievement appears in a variety of forms, some bigger than others. For a senior here at BHS, his personality brought home the win for him this time around. On Tuesday, May 2nd, Austin Dutremble was selected as the Role Model of the year at the Varsity Maine Awards. Being only the second year this award...

Music in the theme parks

Music in the theme parks

Colby Perron, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

For the Biddeford High School Symphonic Band, any win is a good win, but winning at a festival in Massachusetts turned out to be more confusing than it should have been. On Saturday May 6th, the Biddeford High School Symphonic Band took to the highway down to Agawam, Massachusetts to attend a festiv...

Robotic world

Robotic world

Colby Perron, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Straight out of a science fiction movie, Biddeford High School students participated in a world championship of robotic proportions. On April 17th, 2017 a small group of BHS students took to the skies with a single goal: to win the robotics world championship. The BHS team made it to ´worlds’...

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