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Kestrel Coffee Roasters: From Bean to Brew

Haven Steiner and Layla Fisher, Guest Writers November 8, 2023

There is no doubt that there is a robust coffee culture in Burlington. From Black Cap Coffee & Bakery to Kru Coffee Collective, there are several local coffee shops to choose from in walking distance from dtBHS. This also means we are all aware of...

The schools move to the downtown Mall location creates safety concerns.

Downtown “mall school” deals with community gun violence

Sofia Wells, Staff Writer April 18, 2023
“People deserve to be safe,” Dean of Students LeVar Barrino said.
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: Jeff Finn

Fire truck pull: community raises money for LGBTQ+ youth

Teams lined up at the top of Church Street wearing rainbow capes, colorful wigs and clear raincoats labeled “Team Trans Parent”. They were there on Saturday October 1 to support LGBTQ+ youth and to compete in Outright Vermont’s annual Fire Truck...

Students attend presentation on social media safety

Students attend presentation on social media safety

Apsa Dieng and Alyssa-Thy Huynh, Contributing Writers October 4, 2022
“It was really hard to hear that while this kid was unconscious on the floor, other kids were just standing over him taking pictures and not doing anything,” Sophie Burdick '23.
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...

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 School and Edmunds Middle School students protesting...

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 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

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...

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 schools. He recently sponsored legislation that would...

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’ junior varsity students of color.  According...

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, Institute Road South, and the Gateway Block. The...

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