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Gratitude amidst a pandemic: stories from the BHS community

Gratitude amidst a pandemic: stories from the BHS community
Anna Huener, Staff Writer November 24, 2020
Thanksgiving is days away, which means we’re thinking about turkey, stuffing, and most of all, gratitude. The Register interviewed five members of the Burlington High School community about what has helped them through the pandemic, and gratitude in their lives during complicated times. 

Emily in Paris: everything wrong with the show, and why you should watch it anyway

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
Anna Huener November 2, 2020

The new hit drama on Netflix, Emily in Paris, follows the young American Emily Cooper (played by Lily Collins), who accepts a position at a management firm in Paris, despite her inability to speak French....

Building Construction Oversight Committee meeting raises questions around mitigation of PCBs at BHS

Building Construction Oversight Committee meeting raises questions around mitigation of PCBs at BHS
Anna Huener October 16, 2020

Burlington School District’s Building Construction Oversight Committee (BCOC) met yesterday, October 15, to discuss updates regarding Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and urban soils in relation...

Ten Fun Activities to try this Fall

Photo: Alison Redlich
Anna Huener October 15, 2020

1. Take a hike! Vermont is well-known for its stunning colors during Fall. One of the best ways to experience the famous foliage is to hike one of Vermont's many mountains. For a small, yet satisfying...

“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives Matter

Protestors clothed in black march down Burlington's Pearl Street on September 3, 2020. 
Photo: Anna Huener
Anna Huener October 4, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic...

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Anna Huener September 22, 2020

One of my favorite reads this past summer was Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. Set in the late 1800s, Morgenstern’s debut novel follows the creation and story of the famous “Cirque de Reves”,...

10 books to read this Summer

10 books to read this Summer
Anna Huener June 4, 2020

While 2020 has been an obvious rollercoaster, things are starting to slow down in terms of school, and heat up in terms of weather. With even more free time comes the inevitable; boredom. Some of these...

Social distancing: the teenage perspective

Social distancing: the teenage perspective
Anna Huener May 14, 2020

On March 24, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed an order telling Vermonters to “stay home”. The repercussions include the shutting-down of non-essential businesses, ending social gatherings, and above...

Literature we love

Literature we love
Anna Huener April 14, 2020

The Bunker Diary, Kevin Brooks When one reads a story of a kidnapping, the expected result is an unsettlingly dark story. Kevin Brooks brings this disturbing effect to new levels in his novel...

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance
Anna Huener April 8, 2020

Traditionally, in the Christian faith, Easter is observed as a service to celebrate the sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Congregations gather to sing, eat, and worship. In the wake of the COVID-19...

Literature We Love

Literature We Love
Anna Huener March 25, 2020

Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri Acclaimed author Jhumpa Lahiri is famous for her stories about family, marriage, and cultural struggle. Interpreter of Maladies, published in 1999, was...

51 Things to do in Quarantine

51 Things to do in Quarantine
Anna Huener March 18, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, news and constant change can feel overwhelming. Because most of us are social-distancing, we can feel both isolated and scared. However, this social-distancing doesn’t...

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