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Tropical Smoothie causes Biddeford frenzy

Tropical Smoothie causes Biddeford frenzy

Lauren Paquet, Editor

December 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The newest food-chain in town, located conveniently on Alfred Street, opened just last week and has attracted attention from loyal Tropical Smoothie lovers to curious customers, and from the sounds of praise from BHS students, local coffee chains will get a run for their money. Tropical Smoothie Ca...

The in and out of senior superlatives for the class of 2017

The in and out of senior superlatives for the class of 2017

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


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Moving through their last year, seniors find out the winners for superlatives leaving them either proud or disappointed. Every year, a handful of seniors are awarded superlatives for things like best dressed, best hair, and etcetera. The long wait and anticipation has ended since the results were anno...

Remembering Will Fulford

Remembering Will Fulford

The Roar Staff

December 13, 2016


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Will Fulford, 29, Biddeford High School Cross Country and Indoor & Outdoor Track coach and Educational Technician passed away on Sunday, December 11th after collapsing while running on a treadmill at the University of New England. He is survived by his wife Ashley Potvin-Fulford who coaches Girls...

ELL students discuss their journey to a better life

ELL students discuss their journey to a better life

Lauren Paquet, Editor

October 18, 2016


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It’s 1:30 on a gorgeous fall afternoon, and whereas most students can’t wait for the final bell to ring and start the weekend, the students in ELL teacher Heidi Haufe’s room beam with smiles and laughs as they present their background stories to students and teachers alike. This scene presented...

From streets to speaking

From streets to speaking

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


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Drug recoverer Tony Hoffman talked to students at Biddeford High School about his life to spread awareness. Growing up Hoffman kept his head in the game when it came to BMX motorized bike racing.  He would train long hard hours, learning new tricks and keeping up with his competitors.  However he...

BHS publications take home awards

BHS publications take home awards

Charles Pearl, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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BHS publications shine as four Roar journalists and The Pride win awards at New England’s premiere publications conference, the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference and the New England Scholastic Press Association Conference. Junior Megan Friel has been selected as the state of Maine...

NEASC visits BHS

NEASC visits BHS

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer

June 1, 2016


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New England Association of Schools and Colleges [NEASC] visitors are welcomed to Biddeford High School ten years after their last visit, to review BHS and its educational system. BHS is evaluated under seven categories: Core Values and Beliefs, Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, School Culture and Leaders...

A day at the fair

A day at the fair

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief

April 29, 2016


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The University of New England’s Brain Fair brought students and community members together in an effort to learn more about our most powerful tool - the brain. Two weeks ago on Friday, April 8th, students and community members from Biddeford, Dayton, Old Orchard Beach, and Westbrook visited the Unive...

BHS students branch off to save trees in the rainforest

BHS students branch off to save trees in the rainforest

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


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Students, staff, and community members from the community come together to make a big difference with little effort. Biddeford High School’s AP Environmental Science (APES) class worked with the Canopy Project to save and plant more trees in the rainforest for Earth Day. Environmental Science teacher...

The journey to Eagle

The journey to Eagle

Taylor Turgeon, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


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Scouting isn’t just a walk in the park... or a camp-out in the woods. The Boy Scouts of America prides itself in citizenship training, character development, and personal fitness through many different activities and the goal for every Scout is the same: acheive Eagle status. Since it was first awa...

The search is on

Mia Martel, Staff writer

April 6, 2016


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BHS drug searches will be a frequent occurrence in the near future Biddeford High School, along with the Biddeford Police Department, just started doing these drug sweeps and searches last year, but Principal Jeremy Sirois hopes to change that. The police department are on their way to receive their own dog i...

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