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Burlington Pride ‘22: A rainy celebration

Clio Burns, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

BHS students, families and staff marched in a reserved section in Burlington’s annual Pride Parade on Sunday, September 18. They were joined by other Burlington School District community members as they...

The International Club unveiled a new mural entitled “Togetherness and Peace” in the cafeteria on Tuesday, September 13. BHS student Rafad AlMulla and her father, Ajmed Jamal, created the work together.

“Togetherness and Peace”

Clio Burns, Staff Writer September 14, 2022

The International Club unveiled a new mural entitled “Togetherness and Peace” in the cafeteria on Tuesday, September 13. BHS student Rafad AlMulla and her father, Ajmed Jamal, created the work together. “The...

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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...

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...

Digital rendering of Option C new BHS/BTC high school design. Photo: Burlington School District

School Board chooses design for new high school and technical center

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor May 11, 2022

Choosing from five conceptual designs, Burlington School Board commissioners voted unanimously in support of a plan designated “Option C” on Wednesday, April 28. Initial renderings show a compact building...

Students work. Photo: Rebecca Cunningham

Students and teachers share mixed feelings about mask optional policy

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor March 20, 2022

As Covid-19 case counts fall across Vermont, restrictions begin to loosen. For the first time in two years, some students and teachers arrived at school on Monday, March 14, without wearing a mask. Reactions...

2018 YES class: Creativity and Mindfulness does Yoga. Photo: Colby Skoglund.

Students say yes to YES

Preity Mangar, Staff Writer March 19, 2022

BHS’ Year End Studies (YES) program is up and running again after a two-year pause due to COVID-19. YES is a two-week intensive learning experience held at the end of the school year that offers a wide...

Covid-19 virus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

BSD lifts mask mandate: data to know

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor March 13, 2022

Starting Monday, March 14, the Burlington School District will no longer require students and teachers to wear masks. The BHS Register compiled recent Covid-19 data to help Seahorses assess their risks...

Students participating in walk out. Photo: Georgia Wool

“It is okay to be gay”: Students walk out in protest of anti-LGBTQ legislation

Julia Keeton, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2022

On March 11, chants of “homophobia has got to go” and expletives aimed at Texas lawmakers pierced the usual afternoon quiet of Church Street Marketplace. The voices behind the shouts? Burlington High...

Photo taken at BHS Drag Ball. Photo: Fritz Senftleber

Tasked with change: Group pinpoints areas for improvement in the district

Clio Burns, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

LGBTQ+ students face a host of issues, with severe mental health impacts, that their peers do not share. According to the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, a national survey of high school students conducted...

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...

Drama Rehearsal Photo: Daniel Gibson

BHS drama set to open interactive murder mystery

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The BHS drama department is set to open “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” this Wednesday, February 16. The performance will be held in the old campus’ auditorium on 2/16, 2/17, and 2/18.  “It's...

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