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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.

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...

BHS Administration Releases New Schedule

After close to two decades of consistency, change is coming to the schedule at Burlington High School. Administration completed their proposal last week, which...

OPINION: BHS Admin: Stop Censorship

Censorship is oppressive, and Burlington High School has a problem with it. The BHS Register strives to be fair, accurate, informative, and serve as a...

FY18 Teacher Contract Negotiations Underway

After a potential strike this fall, the Burlington School Board and teachers’ union have yet to exchange proposals for a fiscal year 2018 contract,...

Burlington School Board Passes $74M Budget, Seeks Maintenance Bond

Watch a video of the full meeting: The Burlington School Board voted to adopt a budget of $73.76 million for FY18 at a meeting at...

District Announces Preliminary Budget

Over two dozen residents packed into the Ira Allen Board Room at the Burlington School District central offices on Tuesday night for the school...