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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...

BHS makes their own luck

BHS makes their own luck

Alexandra Demeule, Noah Gange, and Evan Paquette

March 28, 2016


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Students wore Saint Patrick’s day themed clothing and attended an assembly in celebration of Green Day, the fourth day of Spirit week. While passionate students came to school wearing bright green tee-shirts and shamrock necklaces to honor Saint Patrick’s Day, Michael Wilson, an inspirational spe...

Motivational speaker comes to BHS with a message

Motivational speaker comes to BHS with a message

Jacob Bilsky and Megan Friel, Staff Writer and Editor in Chief

March 23, 2016


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In addition to St. Patrick’s Day filling the halls with green, this Thursday, March 17th, turned out as a unique school day for students at Biddeford High School as motivational speaker Michael Wilson joined students in Steve White Gym for a message. Michael Wilson, otherwise known as “Mookie,”...

BHS students highlight the night

Taylor Turgeon and Samantha DuBois, Staff Writers

March 22, 2016


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The doors open and the crowd of students waiting outside rush in, check-in, and then almost run into the gym to dance the night away.   Ending Spirit Week with a bang, nearly 300 students gathered in the Steve White Gym for the Highlight the Night dance organized by the Student Council. After th...

Rally really exceeds expectations

Rally really exceeds expectations

Colby Perron and Alex Keely, Staff Writers

March 21, 2016


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All four classes face off, each screaming about their love of one another, from Freshmen to Juniors and Sophomores to Seniors all are swallowed within a sea of black and orange, and the smiling of all of the students at BHS for only one reason: Spirit Week. BHS Principal Jeremie Sirois was scheduled ...

Wednesday’s comfort conquers Spirit Week

Paige Lessard and Gabby Hamm

March 21, 2016


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Onesies, sets, miss matched, and more, pajama day at BHS gives students and staff a chance to explore different ways to express themselves. Biddeford High School recently participated in Pajama Day as a part of March Madness week leading up to the Highlight Dance this Friday. Freshman Hunter Raycha...

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