The Roar

A glimpse into Biddeford’s community through sports

A glimpse into Biddeford’s community through sports

Grace Laverriere, Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Crowds roaring. Plays shouting. Sweat dripping. The feeling of playing a game on the iconic Waterhouse Field is one like no other. Biddeford’s newly renovated Waterhouse Field houses a whole new atmosphere. The field, a landmark to the community’s hardworking nature, hosts much more than sports g...

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...

Mindsets change in a post-Parkland society

Mindsets change in a post-Parkland society

Asha Tompkins and Lauren McCallum

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Rondeau explains that despite a large amount of training and planning, nobody can plan for the possible “what-ifs.”

Many Students Unaware of the Impact GPA Differential has at Biddeford High School

Many Students Unaware of the Impact GPA Differential has at Biddeford High School

Grace Laverriere, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

One test: know all dates, events, and people from 1491 to the present, analyze texts, identify primary and secondary sources, classify changes and continuities throughout time, connect events to outside regions. All of these skills are needed for an AP United States History exam in a three hour time block...

Stop…HAMR time!

Stop…HAMR time!

Asha Tompkins, Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Despite their efforts to improve the 40 minute period of “advisory and HAMR time”, the school administration continues to deal with the issues surrounding the block. Since the first day of school when it was announced, many students and teachers have brought to attention the inconveniences of ...

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.”

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...

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