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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

BHS surprises security guard with donations for toy drive

BHS surprises security guard with donations for toy drive

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor December 1, 2022

On November 30, students and faculty gathered in the chorus room to surprise BHS security guard Troy Austin with gift donations. The items collected through "Troy's Toy Drive" will be donated to the Salvation Army before being sent to families this holiday...

A conversation with author Jason Reynolds

A conversation with author Jason Reynolds

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor October 19, 2022

New York Times #1 best-selling author Jason Reynolds walked out onto the Flynn stage on October 5, amidst a roar of applause from the BHS freshman class. BHS's Esther Lokossou ‘26 and Victoria Tornwini ‘26 had the honor of interviewing him alongside...

Tom Flanagan interviewed by reporter

Burlington prepares to vote on new school

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor October 13, 2022

Burlington voters will flock to the polls on November 8 to vote on the bond that will pay for the construction of a new high school to replace the old BHS and the Burlington Technical Center. No source has provided an alternative plan if the bond does...

Photo: Cecily Spence

Red carpet rolled out at Echo: 2022 prom gallery

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer May 11, 2022

BHS' red carpet themed prom took place at Echo on May 7. The colorful lights, lengthy red carpet, and fish swimming in tanks made for a magical night. Complete with snacks, a photo booth, and a professional outdoor setup, there was no shortage of entertaining...

Gordon Ramsay launches new restaurant inspired by BHS school lunch

Gordon Ramsay launches new restaurant inspired by BHS school lunch

March 31, 2022

DtBHS' Michael Kors Cafe made an appearance on Gordon Ramsay’s iconic restaurant rating show Kitchen Nightmares on March 31. Ramsay entered the school at 11:35 am, just on time for first lunch. He came accompanied by a video crew and flashes from paparazzi...

BHS replaces escalator with waterslide

BHS replaces escalator with waterslide

March 31, 2022

Due to the continuous technological failures of the DtBHS escalators, the school board voted on Tuesday to budget 1.2 million dollars to install a water slide. Students report the slide is making them late to class.  “Not that I don’t like...

Photo: HBO

“Euphoria”: outstanding diversity, but falls short

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

The highly anticipated second season of “Euphoria,” an HBO original, has caused a stir of approval from teens across the country due to the intense scenes that tell a disturbing and raw high school story. Although the show pushes boundaries by exploring...

Team embraces after win. Photo: Gillian Fairfax

The golden touch: girls nordic wins state title for second year in a row

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

On the cold and sunny morning of February 24, the eight members of the Girls Nordic States team arrived just after 8 am at Craftsbury Outdoor Center, lugging with them equipment, sleeping bags, and pillows. With two hours to go, the hectic preparations...

Vivian Proutys winning poster

Preventing hate: poster competition promotes respect

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

On January 28, the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) announced the three winners of their Anti-Hate Poster Contest. The first-place poster from Vivian Prouty of Burr and Burton Academy will be hung at high school and middle school sporting events...

Detour staff work on magazine. Photo courtesy: Anastazia Lodestone.

Detour highlights student creators in upcoming issue

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer December 20, 2021

As students walk through DtBHS, they may notice the many colored posters advertising Detour, BHS’ literary magazine. The publication's first issue of the school year will be released tomorrow, December 21. “This [upcoming] issue is one of my favorites...

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Photo: Sami Crafts

Old technology rediscovered: students share passion for film photography

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Sami Crafts 23’ stands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art taking in the surrounding Greek and Roman statues. She removes her Minolta film camera from her bag, loaded with a roll of unexposed film. Using the viewfinder, she snaps black and white photos...

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