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Students cheer at the homecoming football game. Photo: Soni Laughlin

2022 Fall sports: mid-season update

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer October 15, 2022

Girls Soccer Lost to South Burlington in 2021 Division I playdowns How is your season going? "We have improved so much since our first game, but we will continue to get better in our attacking mindset. For the past couple of years, we've...

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: 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...

Photo: Orin Paxton

These Mortal Fools return

Amy Chung, Staff Writer October 9, 2022

Auditions for the student-led play “Twelfth Night” were held Wednesday, October 5.  “Twelfth Night” will be the second performance put on by theater group These Mortal Fools (TMF) following last year’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” “‘Midsummer’...

The newly elected student government (not pictured: Krisha Thapa).

Breaking News: Student government election results

Phoebe Spence, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2022

The results of the student government elections are in, and here are the winners: President: Gussie Guyette Grade 12 Representatives: Georgia Wool and Sahra Hassan Grade 11 Representatives: Grace Park and Max Ladner Grade 10 Representatives:...

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 painting's depiction of black and...

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...

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 that faces the athletic fields with the front...

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 ranged from concern to indifference to optimism.  “I...

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 range of non-traditional classes and activities...

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 and make informed decisions. Covid-19 Information: According...

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