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Emma Chaffee is a rising senior at BHS. In her free time she enjoys participating in Very Merry Theatre productions, singing, and social justice work.

Lawmakers, Stakeholders Debate Pot Legalization Impact on Youth

UPDATE: Gov. Phil Scott vetoed the marijuana legalization bill at a press conference in Montpelier this afternoon.  Vermont legislators have passed a bill that if...

Spectrum to Host Multicultural Youth Leadership Conference

Spectrum Youth and Family Services will be hosting a Multicultural Youth Leadership Conference on Saturday, May 6 at Champlain College. The student-organized event runs...

BHS Hosts Social Justice Symposium

South Burlington senior Isaiah Hines began the teen conversation at the Symposium for Social Justice Action Groups by assuring participants that any level of...

Winter Weather Moves Spectrum Sleep Out Indoors

Over 100 Burlington High School students planned to bundle up and brave the cold tonight for the annual Spectrum Sleep Out. Mother Nature decided...

Delia McConnell Shares Her Experience with the Spectrum Sleepout

Reporter Emma Chaffee talks to junior Delia McConnell about the annual Spectrum Sleepout, an event that raises funds and awareness for youth homelessness. Students...

The “C-Woods” Legacy

Junior Alida Beste says one word comes to mind when she hears ‘C-Woods’: trouble. C-Woods is the area behind the C building of BHS, the...

Student Council Seeks Condom Availability Policy

According to the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 36% of BHS students have had sexual intercourse, and only 59% of these students used condoms...

South Burlington Drops ‘Rebel’ Name

On Feb. 1, the South Burlington School Board voted unanimously to change the ‘Rebel’ name used by the high school for sports teams. This...

BHS Students and Faculty Attend Women’s March on D.C. and Montpelier

On Saturday, Jan. 21, millions of people worldwide took part in marches for women’s rights. Outside of the main event in Washington, there were...

Gov. Phil Scott Makes State Education System Priority

Written by: Alexandre Silberman and Emma Chaffee Gov. Phil Scott took office on Jan. 5, after a campaign focused on responsible state spending and growing...