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50 things to do this summer

50 things to do this summer

May 29, 2019

By Halle Newman There’s one hundred and four days of summer vacation, and school comes along just to end it, so the annual problem of our generation is finding a good way to spend it. Like maybe: Sleep....

An open letter to people who don't understand hygiene

An open letter to people who don’t understand hygiene

May 29, 2019

Dear People Who Do Not Cover Their Mouth/Nose When They Sneeze and Cough, Being around you makes me wish that Hazmat Suits were in fashion. Maybe that way I could evade the germs you are spewing every...

An open letter to people who don't know how stop signs work

An open letter to people who don’t know how stop signs work

May 29, 2019

Dear People Who Do Not Wait Their Turn at Stop Signs, As a new driver, I understand that people make mistakes. I understand that every driver has the occasional rolling stop or runs a yellow light...

An open letter to people who chew really loudly

An open letter to people who chew really loudly

May 29, 2019

By Halle Newman Dear People Who Chew Really Loudly, I can hear you chewing. You are not being secretive. Did you really think you could stealthily eat a baby carrot in the middle of a silent math...

OPINION: You Need to Fail More

OPINION: You Need to Fail More

May 28, 2019

By Sam Beste Last month, news and media outlets buzzed with a scandal in college admissions. At least 50 parents who are among the most wealthy and famous in America allegedly paid millions to get...

Courtney Radsch, Ph.D., the Advocacy Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), speaks to students in the Journalists Memorial in the Newseum. PHOTO: Freedom Forum Institute

Taking the window seat: my journalistic adventure in Washington, DC

November 28, 2018

By Halle Newman The best place to sit on a plane is a window seat. You can stare down at the labyrinths of neighborhoods and ribboning highways as they shrink below you, watch as buildings turn to dollhouses...

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Poster advertising the fall musical.

Review: “The Little Mermaid” swims to success

Jenna Peterson November 16, 2018

Burlington High School (BHS) kicked off its year with the must see musical The Little Mermaid on Thursday. Directed by Leesa Guay-Timpson and assistant Tammie Ledoux-Moody, this high school musical does...

POLL-tergeist: the chilling reality of not showing up

POLL-tergeist: the chilling reality of not showing up

October 30, 2018

By Halle Newman The scariest day of the year is almost upon us. Can’t you see yourself there now? Walking past pumpkin-laden porches and lackluster foliage to get to your destination, quickening your...

Chart showing the teacher positions and classes that have been cut in the last four years.

OP-ED: Why does BHS want to get rid of senior year?

Lucy Govoni May 24, 2018

With senior year comes newfound freedom, fun traditions, and the everpresent excitement of graduation. In addition to these exciting aspects of being in 12th grade, there is one thing that most students...

Photo: Gabriella Demczuk, TIME magazine

Video: The People Who Marched For Their Lives

Halle Newman April 6, 2018

Register staff writer Halle Newman participated in The March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. on March 24th. This video was made to illustrate and share her experience of the march with the Burlington...

OP-ED: Give credit to athletes

OP-ED: Give credit to athletes

Julia Shannon-Grillo January 31, 2018

Every blue day at 8AM I make my way into the basement of Burlington High School to change into something more suitable for my ‘lifetime activities’ class. So far this year my classmates and I have...

Advice to freshmen from a senior

Advice to freshmen from a senior

Theo Davis October 24, 2017

The jump from middle school to high school can be daunting. In middle school my parents used to tell me, “If you do not try hard in class, you’ll make a habit out of it and by the time you get to high...

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