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Last words: Senior Editor Jenna Peterson signs off

Senior Editor Jenna Peterson. / Photo: Eamon Dunn
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...

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

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

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.

LGBTQ+ advocates unite to train school board on fighting transphobia

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

Girls soccer team scores in the national spotlight

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

Instagram story culture: not always picture perfect

Image: Instagram
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...

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

Burlington High School's environmental club LEAP, put posters detailing the strike around school
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...

Review: “The Little Mermaid” swims to success

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Poster advertising the fall musical.
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...

BREAKING: Citizens “Vote Yes for BHS”

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

No or yes for BHS: students weigh in

Photo: Julia Shannon-Grillo

Information table about the remodel displayed in the BHS lobby
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...

Students with mobility challenges suffer the grueling maze of BHS

Hannah Waterman rolls into gym class.
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...

Social Justice Symposium provides education and community for emerging activists

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

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