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Field hockey team’s special bond carries them to a state championship

Field hockey team’s special bond carries them to a state championship

Grace Laverriere, Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The final buzzer blared across the field to announce the Biddeford Tiger field hockey as the Maine Class A State Champions. This past Saturday, the field hockey team became the first field hockey team to win a state title since 1990 with a 4-3 win over the Skowhegan Indians. For the girls on t...

A glimpse into Biddeford’s community through sports

A glimpse into Biddeford’s community through sports

Grace Laverriere, Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

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...

Speaking Out Against Gun Violence

Taylor Wildes, Staff Writer

June 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine you walk into school like every other day. You greet friends in the hall before the first bell rings, and you head to your first block. Until the past few years, nobody in this typical school setting would ever be thinking that when they arrive to school it could be their last day. School s...

Goodbye, Instagram

Grace Laverriere, Staff Writer

June 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“No internet connection,” reads the harsh red rectangle. This glaring reminder at the top of the screen reminds student that their favorite social media app has been blocked. For most of the 2018 school year, the social media app Instagram has been blocked from being used on school wifi. However pr...

“Avengers: Infinity War” Review

“Avengers: Infinity War” Review

Lauren McCallum, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Infinity War tore out my soul and ate it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Teen breaks out of his comfort zone

Teen breaks out of his comfort zone

Lauren McCallum, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Originality is often admired, but not frequently mastered. For senior Jack DelPrete, originality is who he is: four-inch high heels, long hair, flawless makeup, a fashionable wardrobe, and a confidence that never falters. The journey to where he is today was long, but life-changing. He drew inspiration ...

The Creations in The COT Parking Lot

The Creations in The COT Parking Lot

Asha Tompkins, Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s a skill that no one can ever take away from you.

Mindsets change in a post-Parkland society

Mindsets change in a post-Parkland society

Asha Tompkins and Lauren McCallum

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

What’s Your Story: Olivia Sullivan

What’s Your Story: Olivia Sullivan

Samantha Ruth, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, What's Your Story?

Awards are being handed out, from everything to the fastest player to most goals in a season. They all depict a small metal man frozen in a perfect pose, his form perfect to score the winning goal. While her teammates one-by- one walk up to the podium for their award, her name is never called. Becau...

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