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Alexandre Silberman

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Alexandre Silberman, 18, is a reporter and multimedia journalist. Outside of the BHS Register, his work has appeared in publications such as USA TODAY, the Huffington Post, the Burlington Free Press, the Addison County Independent and Kids VT Magazine. He is a former Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholar, and runner up for National High School Journalist of the Year. Alexandre received the Journalism Education Association's Student Journalist Impact Award for his reporting on teacher contract negotiations. He currently serves as an Los Angeles Times HS Insider Youth Advisory Board Member. In April 2016, Alexandre travelled to Cuba to document the first American youth baseball exchange since the embargo. He enjoys hiking and reading in his spare time.

Last Words: Senior Editor Alexandre Silberman Signs Off

This is the end. After hours of school board meetings, interviews, research and tens of thousands of words later, my high school journalism career has...

Burlington Technical Center Launches Makerspace

The Burlington Technical Center campus is getting a makerspace: a hub for interdisciplinary, project-based learning. The addition is part of a growing education movement...

Coach, Educator Mike Interlandi to Retire After 20 Years

Mike Interlandi began his Vermont teaching career by driving up five and half hours from the Pocono Mountains to Grand Isle, changing into his...

No Settlement Reached After Teacher Contract Mediation Session

The Burlington Education Association (BEA) and the Burlington School Board have yet to reach a settlement after a seven hour mediation session on Monday,...

UPDATE: Projected Faculty Turnover Rate Prompts Concerns

  Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include new data and information released by the Burlington School District on Tuesday. 7.8 percent of teachers...

Sen. Bernie Sanders Graduation Speaker Rumor False

A rumor spread through social media claimed that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders had been prevented from speaking at the Burlington High School graduation. That rumor...

Racicot Looks to the Future as Permanent Principal

Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced on April 21 that Tracy Racicot had been hired as the permanent principal at Burlington High School. Racicot served as...

Lt. Gov. Zuckerman Hosts High School Town Hall Meeting

COLCHESTER - Youth activists were in the spotlight — literally — when Vermont Lt. Gov. Dave Zuckerman held his first televised high school town...

Racicot Hired as Permanent BHS Principal

Tracy Racicot has been hired as the permanent Burlington High School principal, according to a letter from Superintendent Yaw Obeng. Herb Perez and Noel...

Students Hope to Raise Awareness Through Mock Car Crash

Every two minutes, a person in the United States is injured in a drunk driving crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Burlington...