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OP-ED: Why does BHS want to get rid of senior year?

Chart showing the teacher positions and classes that have been cut in the last four years.
Lucy Govoni May 24, 2018

With senior year comes newfound freedom, fun traditions, and the everpresent excitement of graduation. In addition to these exciting aspects of being in 12th grade, there is one thing that most students...

BHS Bowling Team Receives Varsity Recognition

Photo: Mike Havens
Lucy Govoni December 21, 2017

Burlington High School (BHS) has added a 22nd varsity sport to its arsenal: Bowling.   Both Jeanne Hulsen, the BHS Athletic Director and Mike Havens, the bowling coach and a BHS/Horizons math teacher,...

Paraeducators working without contract since August

Paraeducators working without contract since August
Lucy Govoni November 29, 2017

By Lucy Govoni and other Register Staff This article was updated on November 29 at 10:06 P.M. to reflect the correct degree requirements for paraeducators. ________________________________ Since August...

Faculty Recall Graduation Traditions, Memories

The Burlington High School class of 2017 will graduate on Friday, June 16 at 10 a.m.
Lucy Govoni June 15, 2017

Every High School in America is starting its preparation for graduation. Robes are being bought, speakers are preparing their speeches, and seniors are awaiting the day their achievements are recognized...

Students Puzzled Over Odd Make-Up Day

Burlington High School is adding a makeup school day on June 19, after the completion of the YES program. Principal Tracy Racicot said she expects all students in grades 9-11 to be present. | Photo: screenshot
Lucy Govoni June 2, 2017

Note: This is the final edition of "What's Up With That?," a bi-weekly column by staff writer Lucy Govoni which explores questions and oddities that have community members curious. It actually snowed...

Teacher Spotlight: Adam Provost

BTC Interim Director Adam Provost stands in front of a sign for the tech center on Jan. 9.  | Photo: Lucy Govoni/Register
Lucy Govoni May 13, 2017

World traveler, avid baseball fan, musician, and the new interim director of the Burlington Technical Center (BTC) Adam Provost did not know what he wanted to do when he was in high school. Now he’s...

Club Launched as Safe Space for LGBT Students

Posters around Burlington High School advertise the Gay Straight Alliance club, which was relaunched as an after school program this year. | Photo: Lucy Govoni/Register
Lucy Govoni April 29, 2017

Think of a club and BHS probably offers it. BHS students have the option to participate in clubs such as, bowling, Leap environmental club, detour literary magazine, Model UN, there is even a minecraft...

What’s Up With That: Vending Machines

Lucy Govoni April 15, 2017

The vending machines that have forever lived in the far left corner of the cafe between the entrance and exit to the lunch line, however they have been relocated. Consequently, students are disoriented....

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast

Staff Writers Lucy Govoni and Cerella Farinholt reviewed the new film
Lucy Govoni April 14, 2017

Story By: Lucy Govoni and Cerella Farinholt After hearing extensive hype about the new, live-action version of Beauty And The Beast, Register staff members Lucy Govoni and Cerella Farinholt set out to...

Ultimate Frisbee Growing in Popularity

Burlington High School senior Matt Boisvert wrestles for the Frisbee in a game against Vermont Commons School in April 2016. | Photo: Jake Bucci/Register
Lucy Govoni March 1, 2017

Walking through most parks on a warm sunny day one often finds a handful of teens and twenty somethings throwing a frisbee around. The game is synonymous with cookouts, trips to the beach and college...

What’s Up With That? The Kelly Collection

The law school diploma of Agnes Kelley, the first woman to graduate with one in the state of Ohio. | Photo: Courtesy
Lucy Govoni February 28, 2017

Every day hundreds of students pass through the library, however few know of the Kelly Collection of books. Near the beanbag chairs and in the upstairs corner of the library, students can find the Kelly...

Technology Reduces Need for Library Books

Abbey Pasquence and Sean Fleming both work in the Offensend Library at Burlington High School. | Photo: Lucy Govoni/Register
Lucy Govoni February 22, 2017

Technology is a central to the learning at Burlington High School. There are smart boards in many classrooms, students turn in their assignments online and every student has a Chromebook. Unfortunately,...

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