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Junior Nate Eugley returns to public school after struggle with Lymes disease

Junior Nate Eugley returns to public school after struggle with Lymes disease

Joshua Hanson, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

Nate Eugley, a junior at Biddeford High School, returned after being homeschooled for over three years. In sixth grade Nate Eugley was diagnosed with Lymes disease, after he’d suffered a tick bite to his neck. “After I’d found the tick on my neck, I went to go get it tested for Lymes dise...

Dual enrollment available to BHS students in 2019-2020

Dual enrollment available to BHS students in 2019-2020

Nadya Buffum, Staff Member

March 22, 2019

Are you a student that got a 480 or higher on your PSAT’s and/or SAT? Then lucky for you, you are eligible to take the new dual enrollment classes next year. Dual enrollment is a way to get college and high school credit at the same time. Jennifer Rowland, a Biddeford High counselor, has taken on ...

Senior Yuriy Reiter survives car crash

Senior Yuriy Reiter survives car crash

Joshua Hanson, Staff Member

March 12, 2019

On January 24th Senior Yuriy Reiter was in a car crash. At around five in the morning Reiter was driving around to clear his head when he lost control of his vehicle and went off the road. “I went over a bridge and at the end of the bridge, there was a turn. I turned going 50 Miles Per Hour and the c...

Vaping becomes an epidemic within high schools

Vaping becomes an epidemic within high schools

Matthew Farley, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

As the rise of electronic cigarettes  becomes more common in our society, it’s also become more prevalent in high schools across the United States, including Biddeford High School. According to a survey conducted by Monitoring the Future, an organization that studies trends in American youth, mor...

BHS presses “Go” on new take on advisory

BHS presses “Go” on new take on advisory

Madison Arnold, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Biddeford High School has made a schedule altering shift to “Go-Time” during the middle of the day intervention block. The acronym “GO” stand for “Growth Opportunity,” and is a new take on advisory at Biddeford High School. It provides students with an extra class period per day. This ...

A glimpse into Biddeford’s community through sports

A glimpse into Biddeford’s community through sports

Grace Laverriere, Editor

November 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

“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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