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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

Multi-family house for sale within Burlington. Photo: Owen Jolly

Vermont teachers struggle with soaring housing costs

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer May 26, 2022

Burlington House sale prices increased by 22.9% in the past year, while rental prices increased by $100.00 per month. This pricey and competitive real estate market has made it increasingly difficult for middle and lower-income Burlington residents to...

Horizons front entrance. Photo: Owen Jolly

Horizons: an alternative approach

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

There are around 30 students in the Horizons system and each student has Principal Bobby Riley’s personal phone number.  They are instructed to call or text him for any reason-- school related or personal. Horizons is a small, alternative high school...

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Students concerned about mandatory 17th century dress code for PLPs

March 31, 2022

In a recent schoolwide email BHS’ administration announced that every senior will be required to attend PLP conferences in “high end 17th century garments.” “Any girl caught with stockings less than knee height will be forced to drop out,”...


BHS junior attacked by classmates after spoiling Wordle

March 31, 2022

Police are currently investigating an angry mob of students that attacked Tyler Gother '23 on Wednesday for posting on his Instagram the day's Wordle answers.  “I was at Lacrosse with Tyler, and he kept pegging kids with lacrosse balls and daring...

Alpine Skiing racing. Photo Credit: Colby Skoglund

2021 Winter sports preview: athletes’ perspectives

Owen Jolly , Staff Writer December 22, 2021

Girls Nordic Skiing  Have you noticed any significant changes to your team this season? “I don't think there has ever been more than three or four [middle schoolers on the team]. But this year, there has been probably around 10. It's really awesome....

Fabrice Kerozene. Photo: Fabric Kerozene

From the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Burlington: Fabrice Kerozene tells his story

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

On November 5, BHS students attended a school-wide showing of the play “Cartography", based on immigrants' journeys to America. The school watched as the characters coped with grueling paperwork and cultural differences. The play was especially relevant,...

Emily Worazteck in her classroom. Photo: Owen Jolly

Teacher Feature: Meet new art teacher Emily Worazteck

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

What did your journey to teaching art look like?  “I went to Rhode Island School of Design and I studied furniture design in school, which was really cool. And I liked it. I actually worked as a furniture designer for a couple of years after [college]....

ASL Peer Tutor Grace Brown helping student. Photo: Owen Jolly.

American Sign Language opens new opportunities for students

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

BHS’ dual enrollment program allows BHS Juniors and Seniors to take two free college courses at colleges throughout Vermont. BHS Seniors Ella Larsen and Grace Brown are both pursuing one such course: American Sign Language (ASL).  “I think [the...

DTBHS Vandalism. Photo: Owen Jolly

“Devious licks” vandalism trend sweeps through BHS

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

On a seemingly quiet Wednesday afternoon, a frantic teacher rushed into BHS Principal Lauren McBride’s office. He was there to alert her that multiple students had just been caught ripping down soap dispensers in the first-floor bathroom.  The students...

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