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Class of 2020 faced challenges for a night to remember

Class of 2020 faced challenges for a night to remember

Nadya Buffum, Staff Writer

July 1, 2019

Have you ever thought about the effort that goes into big one-night events? The Class of 2020 did a lot of fundraisers while facing tons of challenges to make a night to remember for the graduating Class of 2019. On May 11th, the class of 2020 held a Roaring 20’s senior prom at Dunegrass Golf Club in ...

Lady Tigers softball season ends with strong play from freshmen

Lady Tigers softball season ends with strong play from freshmen

Maria Gagnon, Staff Writer

June 13, 2019

Freshmen teammates spent their first softball varsity playoff win together. The game was held on June 4th at Doran Field against Portland High School. Biddeford won 4-2 and is off to another playoff game against Noble. “We all believed in each other, we knew we could do it and we wanted to put up a ...

Jobs, schools and a social life?

Jobs, schools and a social life?

Jacob Pinkham, Staff Writter

June 7, 2019

Whether it’s landscaping, working maintenance or working fast food, students at Biddeford High School grind in and out of school. They work for many reasons, including money, satisfaction, and exercise. While working, they have to balance their school work along with their social life. “I’...

Senior Makayla Jean-Paul looks forward to transition to college

Senior Makayla Jean-Paul looks forward to transition to college

Nadya Buffum, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Senior Makayla Jean-Paul is transitioning her love and pride for Biddeford High School to a new four-year college. Born and raised in Biddeford, Jean-Paul, also known as MJP, is both happy and sad to leave BHS. “At Biddeford, I always felt like it was a family,” said Jean-Paul. “When I w...

Waterhouse Field hosts collegiate soccer game

Waterhouse Field hosts collegiate soccer game

Maria Gagnon, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Waterhouse Field is becoming more than just a football field, and it’s captured the attention of coaches and sports teams around New England. On April 27, soccer teams from Boston University and the University of Maine held a spring soccer game. Waterhouse Field was a perfect option to host the ga...

Senior Olivia Whittaker brings awareness to the benefits of therapeutic art

Senior Olivia Whittaker brings awareness to the benefits of therapeutic art

Grace Laverriere, Senior Editor

May 21, 2019

BIDDEFORD — Senior Olivia Whittaker has an unique connection with art. Since she began painting, she’s discovered its value for her and the community, and she’s even began her own business “Under a Paintbrush.” Whittaker began painting in middle school when her mother was diagnosed with bre...

South Street construction continues to impact residents and BHS commuters

South Street construction continues to impact residents and BHS commuters

Matthew Farley, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

As the construction on South Street began in June 2018, many students and parents were frustrated with the traffic delays.   From flat tires to students being late for school, everyone was ecstatic for South Street to be construction free for the winter. As the construction season drew to a close,  tra...

A healthier habit

A healthier habit

Jacob Pinkham, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Students at Biddeford High School lift in the school’s weight room for sports, to be healthy, or just to relieve some stress. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday students gather after school at 3:00 p.m. in the weight room to exercise and lift. Many of these students are athletes preparing for f...

Reality vs. Expectations: BHS seniors reflect on college app process

Reality vs. Expectations: BHS seniors reflect on college app process

Madison Arnold, Junior Editor

May 7, 2019

You’re In! These are the big bold letters seniors expect on their acceptance letter. However, is this the school they would end up at? And what happens if they’re waitlisted? Biddeford High School seniors have discovered that applying to college isn’t what they expected. The application pro...

Outgoing BHS freshman discovers passion for volleyball

Outgoing BHS freshman discovers passion for volleyball

Madison Arnold, Junior Editor

May 7, 2019

Freshman Haleigh Wyatt is kind and outgoing. She displays dedication and loyalty to the relationships in her life, as well as the activities she is committed to. Wyatt is a pretty active teenager. She has a close relationship with her parents and she spends most of her time either playing volley...

Seniors sign college commitment letters to continue their athletics at the next level

Seniors sign college commitment letters to continue their athletics at the next level

Grace Laverriere, Senior Editor

May 1, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, two seniors signed commitment letters to play sports at the collegiate level. Seniors Taylor Wildes and Sam Mills attended a signing ceremony in the Little Theater to celebrate their pledge to play in college and their high achievement as athletes. Wildes signed a National Lette...

Biddeford Students March For Change

Biddeford Students March For Change

Alexis Thompson, Staff Member

April 22, 2019

Portland, Maine - Three students from Biddeford High School joined with hundreds of other students to voice their views on the impacts of climate change on March 15. Students from across Maine joined together in Portland to show the community that change needs to happen and fast. Biddeford students...

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