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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

Senior Editor Jenna Peterson. / Photo: Eamon Dunn

Last words: Senior Editor Jenna Peterson signs off

Jenna Peterson June 14, 2020

Just six months ago, I imagined that by this date I would be enjoying the Year End Studies program and thinking about how graduation is only two days away. Since my first days at Burlington High School (BHS), I have fantasized about this hallmark high...

Photo: Jenna Peterson // Many parks in Burlington, including Starr Farm Park, are cautioned taped to enforce their closures.

Photo essay: Burlington’s New North End affected by COVID-19

Jenna Peterson April 8, 2020

As of April 8, Chittenden County has 308 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths. The pandemic is leaving communities bare. Students are not in school, many adults are working from home, and businesses are closing. Burlington community members are coming...

VIDEO: What BHS is thankful for

VIDEO: What BHS is thankful for

Jenna Peterson March 6, 2020

Register Staff Writer Sam Beste asked BHS students and faculty what they are thankful for in the school community.

Photo: Jenna Peterson / Allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community march at Burlingtons pride event in 2018.

LGBTQ+ advocates unite to train school board on fighting transphobia

Jenna Peterson February 11, 2020

The Burlington High School (BHS) cafeteria hummed with excitement on Tuesday night while advocates, allies, and transgender youth eagerly waited to begin training the Burlington School Board on transgender issues and identity.  Interest in the...

Photo: Jessica Nordhaus
The Burlington girls soccer team sports their #equalpay jerseys after their home game against South Burlington

Girls soccer team scores in the national spotlight

Jenna Peterson November 7, 2019

The Burlington High School (BHS) girls soccer team is used to buzz. They have played fiercely this year, being nearly undefeated the first half of the season and going into this week’s playoffs seeded fourth in Division I. Many students show up to...

Image: Instagram

Instagram story culture: not always picture perfect

Jenna Peterson October 8, 2019

On April 15, 2019, people from all over the world watched on screens as the beloved Notre Dame burned in Paris. Suddenly, Instagram stories were flooded with snapshots of the exquisite structure. Posts eventually transitioned from those of sympathy to...

Burlington High Schools environmental club LEAP, put posters detailing the strike around school

“Our house is on fire”: Burlington strikes for climate change

Jenna Peterson September 19, 2019

In August 2018, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg started an international political movement.  Every Friday, instead of school, Thunberg occupied the steps of the Swedish legislature to insist they find a solution to the climate change crisis. Thunberg’s...

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Poster advertising the fall musical.

Review: “The Little Mermaid” swims to success

Jenna Peterson November 16, 2018

Burlington High School (BHS) kicked off its year with the must see musical The Little Mermaid on Thursday. Directed by Leesa Guay-Timpson and assistant Tammie Ledoux-Moody, this high school musical does not disappoint! We all know the story: a teenage...

Photo: Jenna Peterson
Kate Stein and Martine Gulick react to the passing of the bond in Wards 6 and 4

BREAKING: Citizens “Vote Yes for BHS”

Jenna Peterson November 6, 2018

Tonight a wave of excitement swept over the cafeteria in Burlington High School (BHS) where Superintendent Yaw Obeng invited BSD staff and community to await the results of the “Say Yes for BHS” bond campaign. Voters weighed in on the $70 million...

Photo: Julia Shannon-Grillo

Information table about the remodel displayed in the BHS lobby

No or yes for BHS: students weigh in

Jenna Peterson November 5, 2018

Co-written by Julia Shannon-Grillo and Jenna Peterson On October 2nd, a trickle of water dripped into the ramp that connects B building to C building. First, a wet floor sign was enough, but as the water accumulated, the ramp was shut down. The closed...

Hannah Waterman rolls into gym class.

Students with mobility challenges suffer the grueling maze of BHS

Jenna Peterson June 11, 2018

White flakes from the surprising snowfall in mid-April sprinkled freshman Hannah Waterman’s hair after her dad helped her out of the back seat of their car in the morning. It was 8 a.m., just in time for her school day to start at Burlington High School...

One of many informative tables set up in the A building hallway during the Symposium held a variety of social justice themed pins.

Social Justice Symposium provides education and community for emerging activists

Jenna Peterson April 20, 2018

Co-written by Nataleigh Noble and Jenna Peterson On April 14th, 2018, Burlington High School (BHS) hosted the Social Justice Symposium for the second year in a row. The event was put on by the Peace and Justice Center, a Burlington based social justice...

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