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Seniors in parade wait for elevator. Photo Courtesy: Ethan Huff

Seniors present BHS’ first ever Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Early on November 19, BHS held its own Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Seniors paraded through the halls dressed up as different characters and rolled in on floats. They formed kick lines, held colorful...

Desperate Housewives of Shakespeare rehearsal- Photo: Daniel Gibson

Lights, camera, action: Curtain rises on one-act plays

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

The BHS Drama Club has been working since mid-September to write, direct and act in this year's student-led one-act play showcase. The six 20 minute ‘one-acts’ offer a wide range of storylines from...

BHS Senior Choir. Courtesy: Billy Ray Poli

Students return to live performance in Fall Preview Concert

Clio Burns November 9, 2021

On October 28, dtBHS opened its doors to the public for the school’s Fall Preview Concert. BHS’s band, orchestra, and choir each performed pieces, which the Register livestreamed on Facebook. For BHS...

Photo: Nora Jacobsen

School Board passes motion for new BHS location

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

On November 2, the School Board voted unanimously to pass a motion to select 52 Institute Road North as the site for a newly constructed BHS and Burlington Technical Center (BTC) building. The site was...

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...

Student sleeping in class. Photo: Clio Burns

Later start time receives vast approval from students

Clio Burns, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

In a survey sent out by Register reporters in January 2019, the majority of BHS students called for a later start time. This year, those students' wishes have come true. With a new start time of 9am, BHS...

BHS GSA prepares for the drag ball. Photo courtesy: Andrew LeValley

The kings and queens of BHS: students to perform in drag ball

Georgia Wool and Julia Keeton October 15, 2021

BHS’ Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is working hard to create their own LGBTQ+ community at BHS. This year, the club is starting by running BHS’ first ever drag ball at the school’s homecoming football...

DTBHS Vandalism. Photo: Owen Jolly

“Devious Licks” vandalism trend sweeps through BHS

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

On a seemingly quiet Wednesday afternoon, a frantic teacher rushed into BHS Principal Lauren McBride’s office. He was there to alert her that multiple students had just been caught ripping down soap...

Burlington High School. Photo: Nora Jacobsen

School Board Talks Equitable Budget Distribution and Construction Plans

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

At the Burlington School Board meeting on June 1, the Board discussed the equitable distribution of the district’s budget across Burlington schools and gave an overview of the district’s plans for...

Watercolor: Zoe Maxwell

“The Light is at the End of the Tunnel”: BHS Students and Faculty Emerge from the Pandemic with Hope 

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer June 1, 2021

In late March, BHS science teacher Marion Boa walked into the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington to receive her first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. There, she was directed to a ballroom-turned-clinic...

Photo: Nora Jacobsen/Register

School Board Votes to End the ReEnvisioning Project

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The Burlington School Board voted unanimously on Tuesday, March 5 to terminate the BHS ReEnvisioning project in favor of constructing a new building from scratch. The district will soon begin conducting...

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Can Burlington “Patch a Sinking Ship?” School Board Considers Abandoning Institute Road Campus

Julia Keeton April 15, 2021

At Tuesday’s Burlington School Board meeting, Superintendent Flanagan reported that he was growing “increasingly concerned” about the district's ability to cost effectively remediate the PolyChlorinated...

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