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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.

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...

Officer Difranco: A Community Presence

Brian Difranco spent his high school days hanging out with police officers at the Livingston County Jail, where his grandmother worked as a cook...

Administration Halts Schedule Changes for 2017-18 School Year

Changes will not be made to the Burlington High School schedule for next school year, administration announced to lead teachers last week. Tracy Racicot...

Investigation: Reduced Community Input in Hiring Process Sparks Criticism

Changes to the administrator hiring process under Burlington School District Superintendent Yaw Obeng have removed parents from committees and left community members concerned. Obeng was...

OPINION: Open Records, Meetings Essential for Democracy

In 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), providing public access to government reports and documents. This legislation,...

Your Guide to Burlington School Board Candidates

North District Five Burlington school board candidates will be on the ballot on March 7. However, only the North District is a contested race. Incumbent Mark...