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Burlington implements new active shooter protocol

On Feb. 22, 2018, Governor Phil Scott signed a memorandum that sought to expand school safety state-wide. This note came just one...

BSD signs settlement with U.S. Department of Justice

The Burlington School District (BSD) has entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Attorney...

Looking into Lakeview: learning from a cemetery rich with local history

Spooky season is upon us, and Halloween brings a certain urge to face the frightening. From deserted tombstones to lurking ghosts, cemeteries...

BREAKING: Superintendent Yaw Obeng to step down in June

Burlington, VT - At 9:33 this morning, Burlington Superintendent of Schools Yaw Obeng sent an email addressed to BSD Community announcing his...

Vehicles collide outside Burlington High School

Co-written by Julia Shannon-Grillo and Jenna Peterson Late this morning, a car crash occurred at the intersection of North...

BSD, stop endorsing student strikes

The power of a walkout stems from its core of civil disobedience. Walkouts make a statement by breaking the law. From women...

Initial BHS/BTC building estimates $21 million above bond

In November 2018, Burlington voters passed the largest school renovation bond in Vermont history: 70 million.  The goal: make Burlington High School...

Concussed Kilburn: third time’s the harm

In 2014, 2.87 million emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths occurred as a result of traumatic brain injuries - a 53% increase...

BREAKING: BHS principal candidates drop out of race

Earlier this afternoon, Burlington School District (BSD) Superintendent Yaw Obeng released a statement announcing that two of the three remaining candidates for...

BREAKING: Former BHS Director of Guidance Mario Macias’s license revoked

Written by Julia Shannon-Grillo On February 14, 2019, the Vermont Agency Of Education confirmed that Burlington High School Director of Guidance Mario...