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Talking notes: A look inside BHS’s student-led a capella group

Burlingtones rehearse at North Beach 

Photo: Jeremy Brotz
Cerella Farinholt May 24, 2018

Every Wednesday afternoon, long after most students have trickled off of campus for the day, Burlington High School’s C-building swells with the sound of spontaneous vocal riffs, finger snaps and bursts...

BHS’s Burlington City & Lake Semester to launch in 2018

Cerella Farinholt January 31, 2018

Semester schools have served as increasingly popular avenues for holistic education since 1984.  While participating in semester school programs, students leave their four-year high schools for one semester...

OP-ED: Stop glamorizing stress

Cerella Farinholt January 3, 2018

I work at my bedroom desk, multiple textbooks open, phone in hand.  My focus shifts continuously between the material I’m memorizing and the familiar stream of Snapchat notifications that inevitably...

BHS grapples with stance on anthem

Photo: Google Images
Cerella Farinholt November 24, 2017

In 2016, Colin Kaepernick, former NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, knelt during the national anthem at his team’s preseason games to protest police brutality and minority oppression in America....

From childhood to college dreams: BHS Senior Zoë Crane nurtures lifelong passion for fashion

Crane poses with her models before STRUT 2017. 
Photo: Kyla Muzzy
Cerella Farinholt October 11, 2017

While many high school seniors frantically struggle to define their interests and goals, Zoë Crane has cemented a hopeful vision for her future. Crane, a Senior at Burlington High School and Burlington...

What Do BHS Teachers Do Over The Summer?

Burlington High School teachers have a wide range of interesting summer plans.
Cerella Farinholt June 11, 2017

Naturally, just as students eagerly count down the days to summer vacations, teachers look forward to the three-month escape from managing snarky teenagers and grading impossible-to-decipher worksheets....

Metals In Art: Fusing Innovation Into Education

Burlington High School metals teacher Chris Sharp, second from left, poses with juniors Libby Branch and Kendal Pace, and sophomore Ryan Mitchell. | Photo: Jake Bucci/Register
Cerella Farinholt June 4, 2017

Junior Sky Rahill signed up for metals class with the sole motivation of fulfilling his required arts credit. However, a year of instruction and experimentation with manipulating metal unlocked an enriching...

BHS Custodian Spreads Joy Through Passion For Baseball

Michael Coccetti, a Burlington High School custodian, poses in the hallway. Coccitti is an avid baseball fan and hands out cards to community members.
Cerella Farinholt May 18, 2017

Michael Coccetti is a longtime BHS employee who holds a special place in the school, not only as a custodian, but also as a kind-hearted baseball fanatic and friend to many students.  Students and teachers...

REVIEW: Lunch Options at the BHS Cafeteria

REVIEW: Lunch Options at the BHS Cafeteria
Cerella Farinholt March 31, 2017

Lunchtime is an oasis in many teenagers’ school days. It is a period of relief and replenishment for students, when they are provided with time to nourish their bodies and minds.   As one might expect,...

BHS Administration Cracks Down On Class Cutting Culture

Students study in the BHS library, which has beocome a popular hub for class cutters. | Photo: Jake Bucci/Register
Cerella Farinholt February 5, 2017

A peek inside the BHS library blinds the unassuming eye with what appears to be a thriving concentration of pure academia.  The space steadily swells with hardworking students, presumably dedicating their...

Gov. Scott Calls For Budget Freeze; Community Calls For Action

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has yet to decide if he will sign a bill that would legalize marijuana. | Photo: Wikimedia
Cerella Farinholt February 3, 2017

Students, teachers, and community members around Vermont are reacting to Governor Phil Scott’s first school budget proposal. On January 24, Gov Scott announced a local school budget freeze to help level...

Burlington Ice Rinks Build Community Engagement

Kids battle for the puck at a pick-up hockey game at Lakeside Park. | Photo: Lakeside Community Rink via Facebook
Cerella Farinholt January 30, 2017

Winter weather often acts as barrier for community engagement during the coldest months of the year.  Outdoor activities  lose their appeal with the dropping temperatures, and many people experience...

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