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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

Innocent Ndikuriyo ‘23 playing soccer

BHS prepares for FIFA World Cup

Oscar Jacobsen, Staff Writer November 19, 2022

BHS has students that come from 49 different countries. For many of them, soccer is more than just a sport.  “It's like you're representing that whole country,” Innocent Ndikuriyo ‘23 said. “There's a lot at stake. And because of that everyone...

Seniors put on second ever Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade

Seniors put on second ever Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Oscar Jacobsen, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Seniors parade through the hallways to the beat of the band’s drums, dressed as BHS Superfans, superheroes, turkeys and more. Students rush out of their second block classes to cheer on BHS’ second annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “I...

Safran 23 and Stewart 23.

Clef masters

Beck Mac, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Have you ever wondered how music was written? Or even wanted to write it yourself? Jeremiah Stewart ‘23, Tiko Bedrosian ‘23 and Robbie Safran ‘23 took their interest in musical composition to the next level by submitting their original pieces to...

Photo: Cecily Spence

Breaking news: Burlington votes ‘yes’ on new high school 

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor November 9, 2022

On November 8 Burlington voters approved the $165 million bond for BHS and BTC demolition and re-construction to be finished in 2025. The bond passed with 75.8% in favor of the new school.  Students and staff are enthusiastic about the news. Zoe Sliter...

Photo: courtesy of the Burlington School District

Vote “yes” on our new high school

Oscar Jacobsen, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

As first block starts, the band plays scales and warms up their fingers. I recognize the song. It’s the theme from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. The music crescendos… just as my teacher finishes the presentation on the immune system. You see,...

Photo: Georgia Wool

Halloween: haunted or humorous?

Sofia Wells , Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Halloween originated from a centuries old Celtic tradition but by the 1930’s had morphed into a night of pranking, candy, and scary costumes. But how do BHS students and faculty celebrate Halloween today, and what does our community believe when it...

Photo: Sam Doan

New “iSight” program tracks student behavior

Sam Doan, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

BHS implemented a new program this year called “iSight” which collects data on incidents involving bullying, harassment and hazing. Tracking such issues is a requirement for the school due to the 2019 settlement between BSD and the Department of Justice. iSight...

Photo: Soni Laughlin

Girls volleyball spikes out breast cancer

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

The girls' volleyball team hosted a "Spike Out Cancer" game on October 12. The game raised money to support the American Cancer Society's effort to find breast cancer treatments and “create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.” ¨We are...

Mayor Miro Weinberger Photo: Phoebe Spence

Breaking News: BSD announces lawsuit against Monsanto

Phoebe Spence, Editor-in-chief October 13, 2022

On October 13, Superintendent Tom Flanagan announced plans to file a lawsuit against agrochemical company Monsanto, manufacturer of the materials containing PCBs found at the Institute Road campus. BSD is taking legal action in the hopes of gaining compensation...

Photo: Courtesy of Jinny Diop

Students connect through club opportunities

Oscar Jacobsen, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

Students roam the halls visiting one classroom and the next. In each room, advisors have set up displays and presentations to inform students about a club they are leading. On September 23, BHS held a club fair for students to learn about and sign up...

Sheryl Haiduck

Club Fair 2022

Oscar Jacobsen, Staff Writer September 14, 2022

On Friday, September 23, BHS is holding a club fair during choice time. Students can visit classrooms where stations are set up, and club organizers will have the opportunity to inform students and recruit new members. Here is a list and brief description...

BSD partners with The Flynn to throw community celebration

BSD partners with The Flynn to throw community celebration

Phoebe Spence, Editor-in-cheif September 9, 2022

Giant luminous puppets paraded around the BHS athletic field on September 8th as part of a welcome back party for the BSD community. The show opened with Brooklyn-based band, Red Baraat, before they were joined by Birdmen, a large-scale street theater...

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