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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...

Representative Peter Welch promotes renovation legislation at BHS

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

TRANSCRIPT REBECCA CUNNINGHAM, BHS REGISTER: Monday, November 1, Vermont State Representative, Peter Welch toured Downtown Burlington High School in an effort to understand the condition of Vermont...

BHS JV girls volleyball team. Photo: Cecily Spence

Racist remarks fired at BHS volleyball players

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

On October 6, BHS’ girls' varsity volleyball team was in their third set against South Burlington High School (SBHS), when students from the SBHS spectator section directed racist remarks towards BHS’...

DTBHS. Photo: Sid Gullickson

School Board Narrows List of Potential Sites for Future Campus

Sid Gullickson, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

On September 14, the Burlington School Board unanimously passed a motion to further evaluate 3 of the originally proposed 16 possible sites for the construction of a new high school: Institute Road North,...

Photo: Anna Huener

Sexual Assault at UVM: a Conversation with Three Incoming Freshmen

Anna Huener, Staff Writer May 25, 2021
On April 25, 2021, University of Vermont (UVM) student Athena Hendrick shared her sexual assault story on Instagram. In a series of dates, Hendrick outlined the timeline of her rape, the aftermath, and UVM’s mishandling of the case. The Register spoke with three incoming freshmen from BHS about UVM’s situation.
The escalators at dtBHS. Photo: Courtesy BHS Website

Burlington School Board Eliminates Full-Time Police Position

Anna Huener, Staff Writer April 13, 2021
On April 6, 2021, the Burlington School Board voted unanimously in favor of the Safety Task Force’s SRO recommendation, with one member abstaining. The task force proposal states that they were “charged with ending the full time use of the SRO.”  Although the approval by the board means various changes will be made throughout the district, limiting the power of Student Resource Officers (SROs) is the most notable recommendation.
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BTC in 2021: What are Technical Centers Doing Now?

Anessa Conner April 12, 2021

Since the displacement of all Burlington High School students, Burlington Technical School (BTC) has dispersed its programming throughout the city. Many of the programs have been offered spaces at a free...

Photo: Nora Jacobsen

Project Manager Reveals PCB Substrate Sampling Results and Updates BCOC on ReEnvisioning Budget

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

The BSD Building Construction Oversight Committee (BCOC) met Thursday, March 18 to discuss results from Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) substrate sampling conducted on the concrete flooring structure of...

Burlington High School Photo: Ayden Flanigan

School Board Talks Budget FY22: Tax Increase Mitigated by Surplus

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Burlington School District budget was the hot topic at the January 12 Burlington School Board meeting.  The Board first heard and discussed an update on the tax impact of...

Photo: Emily McNichols/Register

Combatting Food Insecurity During the Pandemic

Emily McNichols, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

Due to the sensitive nature of this topic, student names have been changed unless otherwise noted. A lone, frosty white cargo van sits at the top of the Burlington High School (BHS) faculty parking...

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