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BHS students pose for a photo at the Winter Ball in 2020. Photo: Colby Skoglund/OREAD

Winter Ball or Spring Ball? BHS school dance postponed until March

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor January 14, 2022

On January 4, Principal Lauren McBride emailed BHS students announcing her decision to postpone Winter Ball due to surging Covid-19 cases in the district. Initially scheduled for January 29, the dance...

Church Street, where many seniors go during their free blocks. Photo: Rebecca Cunningham

BHS Student Union advocates for open campus

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer December 19, 2021

On December 13, Thomas Lyons ‘23 hung up posters for the Student Union, a club he started this year to address the needs of his classmates. Among three goals his flyer listed, one said, “To make it...

Hand turkey drawings. Image: Rebecca Cunningham

OPINION: Thanksgiving is the best holiday

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

I was born on Thanksgiving. I don’t remember the day, but every year my parents share stories about sleep deprivation and eating cold turkey sandwiches from the Brigham and Women’s hospital cafeteria....

The Burlington School District Multilingual Liaisons. Photo: Nijaza Semic

Bridging the gap: Multilingual liaisons bring communities together

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

On October 21, Nijaza Semic, the district Multilingual Liaison Coordinator, walked into room 233 ready to start her day. Within minutes, multilingual liaisons approached with questions, parents called...

Representative Peter Welch promotes renovation legislation at BHS

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

TRANSCRIPT REBECCA CUNNINGHAM, BHS REGISTER: Monday, November 1, Vermont State Representative, Peter Welch toured Downtown Burlington High School in an effort to understand the condition of Vermont...

BHS Varsity Girls Soccer posses after practice. Photo: Anna Jenemann

2021 Fall Sports Preview: BHS Captains’ Outlook

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer September 13, 2021

Girls Soccer Previous season record: 4-5; lost to Essex in Division I playdowns Goals for this season? “Our number one goal is to bring 100% to every practice and game. We are also working to...

Watercolor: Zoe Maxwell

“The Light is at the End of the Tunnel”: BHS Students and Faculty Emerge from the Pandemic with Hope 

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer June 1, 2021

In late March, BHS science teacher Marion Boa walked into the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington to receive her first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. There, she was directed to a ballroom-turned-clinic...

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...

BHS boys lacrosse

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...

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