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The ultimate winter classic: finding Burlington’s best hot chocolate

Ben and Jerry's hot chocolate set against Church St. background Photo: Julia Keeton
Julia Keeton, Staff writer December 21, 2020

I have never been an avid coffee drinker. Though I have tried many times over the years to enjoy the beverage, I still can not taste it without gagging. In the winter, I instead turn to another hot drink:...

Transferring to BHS in 2020: experiences of an Iowan new kid

Photo: Jackson Haugh
Jackson Haugh November 9, 2020

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and at the start of my senior year, I transferred to BHS from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines Iowa, a school halfway across the country.  Extended summer...

Ace: A mascot who takes his job seriously

Ace tours Burlington spreading school spirit!
Rebecca Cunningham September 28, 2020

Ace the Seahorse, Burlington High School’s mascot, faced a new challenge when schools closed in March: lack of school spirit. Ace knew the detrimental long-term health effects from which students with...

Literature We Love

Literature We Love
Anna Huener March 25, 2020

Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri Acclaimed author Jhumpa Lahiri is famous for her stories about family, marriage, and cultural struggle. Interpreter of Maladies, published in 1999, was...

51 Things to do in Quarantine

51 Things to do in Quarantine
Anna Huener March 18, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, news and constant change can feel overwhelming. Because most of us are social-distancing, we can feel both isolated and scared. However, this social-distancing doesn’t...

Teen to teen crisis hotline saves lives all over the country

Anessa Conner February 20, 2020

In rainy Portland, Oregon a group of seven or so teenagers ages 15-20 arrive for their shift at the Youth Line call center. The teens dubbed “Peer Helpers” are the answerers of a peer-to-peer youth...

Teen to teen crisis hotline saves lives across the country

Anessa Conner February 20, 2020

In rainy Portland, Oregon a group of seven or so teenagers ages 15-20 arrive for their shift at the Youth Line call center. The teens dubbed “Peer Helpers” are the answerers of a peer-to-peer youth...

Bowling participation levels soar

Julius Dodson rolls the bowling ball on the lane.
Photo: Jenna Peterson
KCMalinda Hlords December 19, 2019

Students bowling at practice.Photo cred: Jenna Peterson In 2014, BHS math teacher Michael Havens started the first BHS Bowling Team. This year the team has had a shocking rise in popularity. ...

Instagram story culture: not always picture perfect

Image: Instagram
Jenna Peterson October 8, 2019

On April 15, 2019, people from all over the world watched on screens as the beloved Notre Dame burned in Paris. Suddenly, Instagram stories were flooded with snapshots of the exquisite structure. Posts...

Editorial: this publication is made possible by readers like you. Thank you.

BHS Register Editors. left: Jenna Peterson, above: 
Julia Shannon-Grillo, below: Halle Newman, right: Nataleigh Noble
May 29, 2019

As most of our readers know, The Register spent the first weeks of its year in a First Amendment battle. With our time as an editing team coming to an end, it only seems appropriate that we reflect. To...

Now you see it… now you don’t. BHS students master the art of shoplifting

Lea Mihok, Staff Writer May 28, 2019

Photo Credit: Wikipedia Due to the sensitive nature of this topic, all student names have been changed. It’s 3:35. School’s out, and the busses have long since dropped students...

Menstruation Nation: let’s talk about periods.

Emily McNichols, Staff Writer May 28, 2019

Drawing: Emily McNicholsThe Tampon Superhero takes off! During the 2019 Oscars on February 24th, viewers were shocked by the winner for the Documentary Short Subject category. It is called...

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