Pot Culture: Does BHS Have a Problem With Marijuana?

On November 8th, seven states voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, including Maine and Massachusetts.  While legalization efforts in Vermont are currently...

OPINION: Chill With the Surveys

We all know the dreaded feeling of a Google Form waiting for us in our inbox. Even as the person who has made one...

District Announces Preliminary Budget

Over two dozen residents packed into the Ira Allen Board Room at the Burlington School District central offices on Tuesday night for the school...

Time for Change?

BHS Principal Tracy Racicot started the school year with a big problem to tackle: scheduling. Only a few months into the job, she is...

Union, School Board Reach Tentative Agreement

After over 10 hours of slow negotiations between the Burlington Education Association (BEA) and the school board, a tentative agreement has been reached. The deal...

Union Votes to Strike, Final Mediation Session Today

Burlington teachers might be on the picket lines tomorrow. The Burlington Education Association (BEA) voted to strike last Thursday if a tentative settlement is...

Board Member’s Facebook Page Prompts Calls to Resign

Burlington School Board Member David Kirk is drawing complaints and calls for his resignation after a series of Facebook posts surfaced that are racist...

'It's a Bad Idea:' The Problems of the Auditorium Study Hall

75 teenage students. Two teachers. Poor lighting and internet. For Burlington High School Social Studies teacher Ron MacNeil, this chaos is an experience he...

Sophomore Growing Parkour Community

In every action movie there is that cliche chase scene, either in a car or on foot. The actors leap over buildings and backflip...

Restorative Practices Enter Second Year at BHS

Days of writing on a chalkboard for punishment are over. Burlington High School has transitioned to restorative practices for a five-year pilot program. Restorative practices...