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Embracing Community Arts

Embracing Community Arts
September 28, 2020

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan once said “Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life”. Rebecca Hatt, a Sophomore at Biddeford High School has taken those words to heart. Previously...

E-sports Intro

E-sports Intro
September 20, 2020

Sports. Defined as activities involving physical or mental exertion or skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. Organized sport has been around for over...

AP vs Dual Enrollment

AP vs Dual Enrollment
May 20, 2020

“Advanced Placement Courses versus Dual Enrollment. Which class should I take?” I know I had that same thought my sophomore year as I was looking through courses. What does dual enrollment even mean?...

Biddeford Advances To VEX Robotics State Championship

Biddeford Advances To VEX Robotics State Championship
April 10, 2020

Editor's Note: (During the Covid-19 break we at the roar would like to publish some of the stories from before March. Thank you for allowing us the little break from the current news cycle.)   11/23/2019,...

Climate Change: Is it Really About the Climate?

Climate Change: Is it Really About the Climate?
February 25, 2020

We hear it all the time.   “Ocean levels are rising!”   “Temperatures are getting higher!”   “The icecaps are melting!”   Often in the discussion...

So What’s Going On in the Election Nowadays, Anyway?

So What's Going On in the Election Nowadays, Anyway?
January 2, 2020

Nowadays, it is increasingly clear that judging by election turnouts and surveys, many people are woefully uninformed or apathetic as to what’s going on in politics (Besides putting Trump in a peach)....

The Joker Gen X

The Joker Gen X
December 5, 2019

  The Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaqin Phoenix, is set in the late ’70s New York. From the opening shots the director of photography, Lawrence Sher, recreates the look of...

The Joker Gen Z

The Joker Gen Z
December 5, 2019

  The Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaqin Phoenix, was a remarkable movie. Not only did this movie interest me from the very beginning, it kept me interested the entire time. The...

Welcome to The Roar Part 3

Welcome to The Roar Part 3
December 5, 2019

Welcome to the Roar edition 3 The new staff and the 3rd editor welcome you to the new edition of the award-winning paper. We will roll out new articles over the course of the coming weeks and hope to...

Jobs, schools and a social life?

Photo by Heather Tremblay.
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....

Senior Olivia Whittaker brings awareness to the benefits of therapeutic art

Olivia Whittaker working on a painting. (Submitted Photo)
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...

South Street construction continues to impact residents and BHS commuters

Construction workers continue work on South Street the morning of May 13. Photo by Matthew Farley.
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...

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