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Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday

Joe Biden's Super Tuesday

March 5, 2020

It’s that time of the year when the polls are open in our school, but it’s not the general election season. For the state of Maine, this day falls on Super Tuesday. Super Tuesday is a day in the presidential primary season where 14 states hold elections on who they want their presidential nominee...

So What’s Going On in the Election Nowadays, Anyway?

So What's Going On in the Election Nowadays, Anyway?

Bartholomew Murphy, Columnist

January 2, 2020

Nowadays, it is increasingly clear that judging by election turnouts and surveys, many people are woefully uninformed or apathetic as to what’s going on in politics (Besides putting Trump in a peach). However, one of the best ways to see who’s saying what, is to pay attention to the Democratic deb...

Martin Grohman and Co. Visit B.H.S. 

Martin Grohman and Co. Visit B.H.S. 

Bartholomew Murphy

December 9, 2019

    On Friday, December 6th, students from Mrs. Johnson’s Environmental Science class were met in Mr. Brasier’s room by former Maine congressional candidate and Executive Director of the Environmental Energy Technology Council of Maine, Martin Grohman. He was joined by Biddeford Publ...

The Joker Gen X

The Joker Gen X

Bruce Brasier, Advisor

December 5, 2019

  The Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaqin Phoenix, is set in the late ’70s New York. From the opening shots the director of photography, Lawrence Sher, recreates the look of the era with tremendous attention to detail.  I felt more than a hint of nostalgia for the 70's film...

The Joker Gen Z

The Joker Gen Z

Rylie Pleau

December 5, 2019

  The Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaqin Phoenix, was a remarkable movie. Not only did this movie interest me from the very beginning, it kept me interested the entire time. The Joker is about a mentally ill man as he slowly morphs into this merciless killer that walks the streets of Go...

Welcome to The Roar Part 3

Welcome to The Roar Part 3

December 5, 2019

Welcome to the Roar edition 3 The new staff and the 3rd editor welcome you to the new edition of the award-winning paper. We will roll out new articles over the course of the coming weeks and hope to maintain the high standards of Biddeford High School’s paper. The first articles are from the newest...

Jobs, schools and a social life?

Photo by Heather Tremblay.

Jacob Pinkham, Staff Writter

June 7, 2019

Whether it’s landscaping, working maintenance or working fast food, students at Biddeford High School grind in and out of school. They work for many reasons, including money, satisfaction, and exercise. While working, they have to balance their school work along with their social life. “I’...

South Street construction continues to impact residents and BHS commuters

Construction workers continue work on South Street the morning of May 13. Photo by Matthew Farley.

Matthew Farley, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

As the construction on South Street began in June 2018, many students and parents were frustrated with the traffic delays.   From flat tires to students being late for school, everyone was ecstatic for South Street to be construction free for the winter. As the construction season drew to a close,  tra...

Seniors sign college commitment letters to continue their athletics at the next level

Seniors Taylor Wildes (right) and Sam Mills (left) sign their commitment letters with their parents on April 24. GRACE LAVERRIERE/The Roar

Grace Laverriere, Senior Editor

May 1, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, two seniors signed commitment letters to play sports at the collegiate level. Seniors Taylor Wildes and Sam Mills attended a signing ceremony in the Little Theater to celebrate their pledge to play in college and their high achievement as athletes. Wildes signed a National Lette...

Biddeford Students March For Change

Seniors Addison Moore, Maggie Behen, and Madison Arnold attend the climate change rally in Portland on March 15. Submitted photo.

Alexis Thompson, Staff Member

April 22, 2019

Portland, Maine - Three students from Biddeford High School joined with hundreds of other students to voice their views on the impacts of climate change on March 15. Students from across Maine joined together in Portland to show the community that change needs to happen and fast. Biddeford students...

Marching band returns to BHS after funding cut in 2010

Photo from 2003 BHS Yearbook

Jacob Pinkham, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

The marching band has been revived at Biddeford High School. This will be the first marching band in Biddeford in about 10 years. Biddeford’s marching band was once first place for States for five years in a row before funding was cut and the band ended in 2010. Now Biddeford’s new marching ban...

Model UN team holds conference for neighboring schools

Model UN team holds conference for neighboring schools

Matthew Farley, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

On Saturday March 16 at Biddeford High School, the Model United Nations team held a conference. The conference took place in the Center of Technology discussion room. About three schools attended and participated in the conference. The conference touched upon issues such as rights to colonize, s...

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