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BHS Juniors Launch the Environmental Justice Club with Mission to Protect Local Climate and Uplift Community

BHS Juniors Launch the Environmental Justice Club with Mission to Protect Local Climate and Uplift Community

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Thursday, April 15, the Environmental Justice Club (EJC) gathered for their third in-person meeting. Snacking on smartfood and trail mix, boys and girls spanning every grade level ran through a list of...

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Kicking off the Season After Two Years: 2021 Spring Sports Overview

Rebecca Cunningham and Lea Mihok April 5, 2021

Outdoor Track and Field  Why should students join track and field? “Track is a lifelong sport where there are so many different opportunities. People think it’s running fast around a track, it’s...

Burlington/Colchester Girls Ice Hockey team learns their championship game has been canceled Photo: Gussie Guyette

Covid-19 Robs Sealakers of a Repeat Chance at Essex in the Finals

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

Wednesday, March 24, at 3:30, the Burlington/Colchester (BC) Girls Hockey team was running circles in the pouring rain around the parking lot outside the Gordon H. Paquette Ice Arena. They were warming...

BHS nordic skiers wax their skis in preparation for a race against each other // Photo courtesy of Eric Hart

Let the Games Begin: Governor Scott Loosens Restrictions on High School Sports

Rebecca Cunningham and Jackson Haugh February 11, 2021

As the sun slipped below the horizon on Wednesday, February 3, BHS Nordic skiers sprinted towards the finish at Hard'ack Recreational Center. These BHS athletes only raced their teammates, but their times...

Students rock the house at Winter Ball in January! Photo: Colby Skoglund

2020: A Year In Review

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer December 31, 2020

2020, what a year! At BHS, 2020 started in a typical fashion with new energy from well-rested teenagers and teachers. Quickly the year ventured off the beaten path. All traditional high school classes...

Video: BHS students and teachers return to in-person learning at Edmunds

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

In March, the COVID-19 pandemic forced Burlington High School (BHS) students and teachers to learn remotely. In September, PCBs caused the building to remain closed. Today and yesterday, BHS returned to...

BHS freshmen listen to assistant principle Herbert Perez during freshmen orientation // Photo: Colby Skoglund

BHS Freshmen Reflect on Their Unique High School Introduction

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

On Thursday, September 3, the Class of 2024 arrived at Burlington High School (BHS), ready to begin their high school journey. From the bleachers, they listened to introductions and then proceeded to follow...

Jory Hearst's Journalism 1 class works on their articles in small groups outside BHS
Photo: Jory Hearst

Burlington High School programs and classes reconvene in person

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff writer November 5, 2020

While most students’ bedrooms now double as their classrooms, Burlington Technical Center (BTC), a class of English Learning (EL) students, and Intensive Special Needs (ISN), have found alternative...

Ace tours Burlington spreading school spirit!

Ace: A mascot who takes his job seriously

Rebecca Cunningham September 28, 2020

Ace the Seahorse, Burlington High School’s mascot, faced a new challenge when schools closed in March: lack of school spirit. Ace knew the detrimental long-term health effects from which students with...

Photo: Rebecca Cunningham // Sherpa Kitchen Storefront on 119 College Street, Burlington, VT

Restaurant Review: Sherpa Kitchen

Rebecca Cunningham April 15, 2020

On a sparkling snow day last winter, a friend and I skied down the Burlington Bike Path and upon arriving at Echo, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain continued up the hill to stop at Sherpa Kitchen, a Himalayan...

Keeping distance: Seahorses navigate the first weeks of remote learning 

Keeping distance: Seahorses navigate the first weeks of remote learning 

Rebecca Cunningham March 31, 2020

On Sunday, March 15th, Governor Phil Scott ordered all school-related activities canceled by March 17th. Since his press release more than two weeks ago, Burlington High School (BHS) students and faculty...

Students Mari Davis and Seth Harte rehearse for their show.

BHS writers, directors, and performers ready for the annual One Act Festival

Rebecca Cunningham February 18, 2020

Wander into the busy auditorium a week before the One Act Festival takes center stage at Burlington High School (BHS) and one finds clumps of students furiously practicing lines, running scenes, and cramming...

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