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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

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A Eulogy for Old BHS

Anessa Conner May 27, 2021

There will be no funeral held for 52 Institute Road--but a eulogy is still required. Sitting under the fluorescent lights of Macy's, I found my memories from the old buildings slipping away. So the BHS Register staff went on a field trip to OGBHS.   Walking...

Photo Courtesy: @btc_designandillustration

BTC in 2021: What are Technical Centers Doing Now?

Anessa Conner April 12, 2021

Since the displacement of all Burlington High School students, Burlington Technical School (BTC) has dispersed its programming throughout the city. Many of the programs have been offered spaces at a free or reduced rate. For this year, the 12 programs...

C-Building Bathroom to Entire School: BHSs Secret Anti-Door Agenda Uncovered

C-Building Bathroom to Entire School: BHS’s Secret Anti-Door Agenda Uncovered

March 31, 2021

The whole of the A-day cohort was shocked as the first student attempted to hit his Juul in the sleeve of his hoodie, last Thursday at Downtown Burlington High School (dtBHS). As the grey vapor rose from his teal Champion hoodie the whole school could...

Why Fish Dont Exist: A Spiritual and Scientific Exploration of Chaos

“Why Fish Don’t Exist”: A Spiritual and Scientific Exploration of Chaos

Anessa Conner March 15, 2021

On a cold, gray, February afternoon my friend Nora sent me an episode of the NPR Podcast, Invisibilia titled, “The Reluctant Immortalist.” The episode told the story of an immortal animal and one cellular biologist who took the lesson he learned in...

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 brings elegant faces and beautiful nature scenes...

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 a jacket does not cross your mind but then the world...

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 would you describe your experience...

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 take into account the dystopian pandemic in which...

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 crisis hotline, one of only 6 in America.   Sitting...

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 crisis hotline, one of only 6 in America.   Sitting...

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 the door came off, vaping has come to national attention...

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 comforting entrance room of Sangha Studio - North.  A...

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