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Emma Chaffee

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Senior Emma Chaffee is the Editor-in-Chief of the BHS Register. In her free time, she enjoys participating in Very Merry Theatre productions, singing, and social justice work.

The effects of ending Net Neutrality

BY: Emma Chaffee and Theo Davis The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made a proposal on Tuesday, November 21, to repeal what many call ‘Net Neutrality’. Net...

Fight sparks conversation about game supervision

A fight between a Burlington High School (BHS) student and a Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) student at a recent soccer game sparked...

Global graduation expectations

One of the five graduation expectations (GX) that all Burlington High School (BHS) students must meet before moving beyond the realm of high school...

BHS sophomore speaks at United Nations

Saja Almogalli, a Burlington High School (BHS) sophomore, spent a day last month alongside Jane Goodall, the United Nations (UN) Messenger of Peace, and...

BREAKING: Burlington teachers vote to strike in five days if contract...

Burlington teachers have voted to authorize a strike beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 13 if a contract settlement with the school board cannot be reached...

Rick Sylvester Helped Aviation Program Take Off

Graduates of Richard Sylvester’s aviation technology program at the Burlington Technical Center work around the world, in places such as Singapore, Japan, Alaska, and...

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...

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...

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...