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BHS Principal’s Resignation Email Blames School Board for Lack of Support

Principal Noel Green speaks at a BHS Graduation. Photo: Colby Skoglund
Anna Huener and Nora Jacobsen January 15, 2021
At 5:15 p.m. on January 8, Burlington High School Principal Noel Green resigned, effective immediately, sending shockwaves through the community.  In his email of resignation to Burlington School District Superintendent Tom Flanagan, obtained by the Register on January 13, Green blames "an overbearing board and manipulative board chair” for making his job almost impossible. 

Principal Noel Green Resigns Abruptly, Leaving Community in Shock

Noel Green's photo on the BHS website.
Nora Jacobsen and Anna Huener January 12, 2021

On Friday evening, January 8, Burlington High School Principal Noel Green shocked the BHS community by resigning, effective immediately. The resignation came in the form of an email sent to Superintendent...

Opinion: Stay home, Vermont

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
Anna Huener, Staff Writer December 7, 2020
On November 13, Governor Phil Scott issued an ordinance ordering Vermonters to halt multi-family gatherings, and closing bars and social clubs. Initially, I was shocked. I had convinced myself that the lockdown was done, forgotten, and never to happen again. Yet, here we were, eight months later, retreating into our homes. It was aggravating to see all this new freedom taken away after only a few months. But aggravation isn’t going to do anything to stop the virus or lower the cases in our small state. The best way to help, in this situation, is to do nothing at all.

Emily in Paris: everything wrong with the show, and why you should watch it anyway

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
Anna Huener November 2, 2020

The new hit drama on Netflix, Emily in Paris, follows the young American Emily Cooper (played by Lily Collins), who accepts a position at a management firm in Paris, despite her inability to speak French....

“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives Matter

Protestors clothed in black march down Burlington's Pearl Street on September 3, 2020. 
Photo: Anna Huener
Anna Huener October 4, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic...

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Anna Huener September 22, 2020

One of my favorite reads this past summer was Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. Set in the late 1800s, Morgenstern’s debut novel follows the creation and story of the famous “Cirque de Reves”,...

10 books to read this Summer

10 books to read this Summer
Anna Huener June 4, 2020

While 2020 has been an obvious rollercoaster, things are starting to slow down in terms of school, and heat up in terms of weather. With even more free time comes the inevitable; boredom. Some of these...

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn
Anna Huener April 14, 2020
When one reads a story of a kidnapping, the expected result is an unsettlingly dark story. Kevin Brooks brings this disturbing effect to new levels in his novel The Bunker Diary.

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance
Anna Huener April 8, 2020

Traditionally, in the Christian faith, Easter is observed as a service to celebrate the sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Congregations gather to sing, eat, and worship. In the wake of the COVID-19...

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...

Dropping out to conquer the Pacific Crest Trail

Dropping out to conquer the Pacific Crest Trail
Anna Huener February 18, 2020

Seventeen-year-old Zoe Greenhouse is 5’1” and weighs just under 100 pounds. Greenhouse attended Burlington High school for the 2018-2019 school year, before dropping out in 2019 after finishing her...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener February 12, 2020

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith Over the past few months that I have been reviewing books, I have tended to avoid classics and older books. My logic usually includes the knowledge that these...

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