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Self Portrait. Courtesy Ella Ambroggio

Artist Profile: The Electrifying Energy of Ella Ambroggio

Anessa Conner February 6, 2021

BHS junior, Ella Ambroggio has been an artist for as long as she can remember. Ambroggio, who specializes in oil painting and charcoal drawing, creates realistic, polished art. Using alluring colors she...

Butternut Squash Soup recipe: rustle up a little taste of fall

Butternut Squash Soup recipe: rustle up a little taste of fall

Anessa Conner October 23, 2020

  I was walking down a mountain after a short morning hike, enjoying the colorful leaves framing my path. It was one of those autumn days when you are so used to the summer that bringing...

Photo: courtesy Alex Macomber (left) Natalie Burgess (right)

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

Anessa Conner October 14, 2020

Burlington High School's English department welcomed two teachers this Fall:  Natalie Burgess and Alex Macomber.  The Register sat down with them to share some stories and some of their quirks too.   How...

A Letter to a Freshman, from a Senior

A Letter to a Freshman, from a Senior

Anessa Conner October 5, 2020

Dear Freshman,  Welcome to The Reef!  We are so excited to have so many new fish in our sea. The jump from middle to high school has always been an intimidating one. This does not even...

Teen to teen crisis hotline saves lives all over the country

Anessa Conner February 20, 2020

In rainy Portland, Oregon a group of seven or so teenagers ages 15-20 arrive for their shift at the Youth Line call center. The teens dubbed “Peer Helpers” are the answerers of a peer-to-peer youth...

Teen to teen crisis hotline saves lives across the country

Anessa Conner February 20, 2020

In rainy Portland, Oregon a group of seven or so teenagers ages 15-20 arrive for their shift at the Youth Line call center. The teens dubbed “Peer Helpers” are the answerers of a peer-to-peer youth...

Photo: Anessa Conner

BHS Boy’s Bathroom, one year later

Anessa Conner February 6, 2020

A year and a handful of days ago the door to the C building boys’ bathroom was removed following multiple incidents of boys vaping.  Today, the boys’ bathroom remains doorless.  Since...

Photo: Courtesy @sanghastudio instagram

Burlington’s Sangha Studio creates an escape for high school students

Anessa Conner February 6, 2020

While Burlington is covered in a white blanket of snow, 15 or so men, women and teenagers stomp their Blundstone boots on the colorful mats and enter through a cold blocking black felt curtain into the...

The school board approved the budget at City Hall Tuesday night.

2020-2021 school budget numbers approved by board

Anessa Conner January 22, 2020

Last night the Burlington School Board unanimously approved a $91,525,288 budget for the 2020-2021 school year. The 2019-2020 school year had an approved budget of $88,706,132. This new proposed budget...

My baby sister sara getting weighed and measured after being born at home.            Photo: Courtesy David Conner

A hospital alternative: Bearing babies at home

Anessa Conner December 19, 2019

We live in an age full of choices; Do I want a purple iPhone 11 or a gold one? Is it worth it to splurge on the newest trendy shoes? Should I watch season 14 of Grey's anatomy or finish my pre-calc homework? A...

Taco Gordo's Chorizo taco is loaded with chorizo, onion and cilantro
Photo: Kristen Hurley

Restaurant Review: Taco Gordo

Anessa Conner November 22, 2019

When I walked into Taco Gordo on a very cold and snowy Friday night, the doorway was blocked by a large hanging black sheet to keep the cold from rushing in and freezing everyone inside. Lured by the...

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