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From heart transplants to Google Meets: the complicated ways BHS faculty...

On September 16, Chris Sharp, a Burlington High School (BHS) art teacher of 29 years, opened his all-faculty meeting invitation and clicked...

Building Construction Oversight Committee meeting raises questions around mitigation of PCBs...

Burlington School District’s Building Construction Oversight Committee (BCOC) met yesterday, October 15, to discuss updates regarding Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and urban soils in relation to BHS’s ReEnvisioning project.

“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives...

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. In Burlington, protests continue. How are young people getting involved?

Remembering Jesse Cope, a BHS hero

White hydrangeas, a black power fist, Kanye West's "Every Hour" bumping from the speakers, and a photo of Jesse Cope sporting his...

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Set in the late 1800s, Morgenstern’s debut novel follows the creation and story of the famous “Cirque de Reves”, an elaborate travelling circus that only appears at night.

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 2

I think I will remember this time as the biggest time for self-growth. I've had this time...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1

Every Burlington High School (BHS) student is going through the same thing: school closed on March 16, classes have become remote, and...

51 Things to do in Quarantine

Try some of these fifty-one things to stay sane during the age of COVID-19.

“Our house is on fire”: Burlington strikes for climate change

In August 2018, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg started an international political movement.  Every Friday, instead of school, Thunberg occupied the steps of...

Secret Service agents frisk BHS senior: everything we know about the...

By Nataleigh Noble Most high school seniors are only faced with the big decision of “What Comes After High...

What does it mean to be a teen mom?

Two Vermont teen mothers share their stories By Halle Newman Every morning, 18 year-old Ashley...

BHS Drama stages a satire: “The Government Inspector”

By Aedan Reinert This year, the spring play takes a trip to mother Russia with The Government Inspector. Written...

BHS Unified Basketball wins 47-32 against MMU, marking their third win...

By Halle Newman The BHS Unified Basketball team took on their fifth game of the year yesterday, marking the...

Worldwide climate strike: where does BHS stand?

by Emily McNichols On March 15th, students around the world will trade their classrooms for the steps of their...

BHS guidance and main office lose 14 women in two years

By Halle Newman This article has been updated since its original publication on 2/11/19 as The Register received more...

Ten Fun Activities to try this Fall

Fall in Vermont means foliage, hot cider, and tourists from New Jersey. It can be easy to forget how beautiful Vermont is, especially when you are wrapped up in school and work. However, the season can be celebrated on any scale, despite the chaos of school and the odd circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are ten ways to celebrate Fall this season:

Teacher feature: meet Natalie Burgess and Alex Macomber, the English Department’s...

Burlington High School's English department welcomed two teachers this Fall:  Natalie Burgess and Alex Macomber.  The Register sat down with them to...

Cancelled foreign language classes leave students at a loss

On August 31st at 11:16 in the morning, Burlington High School (BHS) language students received an email that left many of them...

A Dangerous Game: BHS Sports Teams Adapt Under COVID Regulations

The BHS fields are overcast. The bleachers are wet and rain beats down onto the turf, but clouds are not the only...

A Letter to a Freshman, from a Senior

Dear Freshman,  Welcome to The Reef!  We are so excited to have so many new fish...

Ace: A mascot who takes his job seriously

Ace the Seahorse, Burlington High School’s mascot, faced a new challenge when schools closed in March: lack of school spirit. Ace knew...