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Civil Rights Team returns after five year absence

Civil Rights Team returns after five year absence

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief

December 17, 2015


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This year’s Civil Rights Team made a comeback after five years, giving a new face and name to the student activists of BHS. While Biddeford High School became one of the first civil rights teams in the country beginning in 1996, the team was discontinued in 2010. Maine began as a prototype for o...

Biddeford schools view potential in a new start time

Biddeford schools view potential in a new start time

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


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Beep, beep, beep, the sound of an alarm goes off at 6 o’clock and a fatigued AP student, that has been up late doing homework, hits the snooze button wishing it was a late start Wednesday. The Biddeford school district may change the current start and the end of school times due to a recent study...

Fall Athletic Awards

Mia, Martel

November 24, 2015


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Almost every athlete looks forward to the sports ceremony at the end of each season. At the end of each sports season a ceremony is held to show off student athlete achievements. Assistant principal and athletic director Dennis Walton hosts each awards ceremony and has played a role in changing it into...

Seniors ready to apply early

Seniors ready to apply early

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015


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At the age of seventeen or eighteen years old, it comes time to carry out one of the biggest decisions high school students make, applying to college. Where to go, when to apply, and what to write about for college essays become questions nearly every senior applying to college early action start...

Bringing back a Biddeford Tradition

Bringing back a Biddeford Tradition

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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Located at the corner of West and Prospect Street, Waterhouse Field, a place that holds many memories for the young and elderly in the small supportive town of Biddeford, Maine. It’s the home of Biddeford High School soccer games, lacrosse games, and of course Friday night football games.   Pai...

Viral Meningitis Invades BHS

Colby Perron, News Editor

October 14, 2015


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Viral meningitis: the inflammation of tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This virus made its way across Southern Maine, and now reached Biddeford High School. On October 7th, Biddeford High School learned that one of their students caught the viral meningitis virus, a virus that spread arou...

CLB Replacement coming to Biddeford High School

CLB Replacement coming to Biddeford High School

Colby Perron, Staff Editor

September 30, 2015


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New changes came for everyone as the school year started. From new classes, to new friends, even moving up one grade level changed a lot. However, one of the biggest changes: a new class taking up the block which once held the “love it or hate it” CLB. The block in between blocks 2 and 3 hosts a...

New year new sciences for incoming freshman

New year new sciences for incoming freshman

Nick Scavuzzo, Staff Editor

September 28, 2015


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The freshman class of 2019 became the first class to get a taste of four science subjects in the course of two years. Earth Science, Intro to Biology, Intro to Chemistry and Physics formally, students took one science a year and progressively advanced each year, Freshman taking Earth, Sophomores Biology,...

New freshman class brings newly elected officers

New freshman class brings newly elected officers

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


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Starting off the new school year is stressful, getting supplies for new classes and trying to find a table in the lunchroom and not in the library. High School for Freshman can be even more worrisome, let alone running for office. This past week, the freshman elected four students to be Class Officers’....

Tiger Town Coming Soon!

Tiger Town Coming Soon!

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015


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  Over the past year Jobs For Maine Graduate [JMG] students transformed room A215 into the new home of Biddeford High School’s very own school store, Tiger Town. The JMG students of Biddeford High School and JMG specialist, Brian Heal are excited for the opening of new the school store a...

UNE press conference brings changes to Biddeford AP students

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief

September 21, 2015


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  Biddeford High School held a press conference in honor of the contract signing for a new agreement between Biddeford High School and the University of New England this Wednesday. This agreement states that credits from AP courses at Biddeford High School will transfer to the University of New...

The votes are in: Who is your next class president?

The votes are in: Who is your next class president?

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015


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The pressure of picking the right candidates weighs on every student’s shoulders this time of year. As it turns out, the candidates were just as nervous and excited as the voters for this year’s student council elections. The elections, which took place on Monday, June 8th, were the hot topic...

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