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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

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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...

Desperate Housewives of Shakespeare rehearsal- Photo: Daniel Gibson

Lights, camera, action: curtain rises on one-act plays

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

The BHS Drama Club has been working since mid-September to write, direct and act in this year's student-led one-act play showcase. The six 20 minute ‘one-acts’ offer a wide range of storylines from murder mysteries to Shakespearean-themed comedies...

Photo: Courtesy Rehema Abdi

Fashion Spotlight: Stomping around with Rehema Abdi

Miranda Ljung-Baruth, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

There's no mistaking Rehema Abdi gliding down the escalator at BHS. First the eye catches vivid colors--the saturated bold hues reminiscent of childhood. Her signature reds, pinks, and yellows draw attention as she sweeps down the hallway. Upon closer...

Seahorse Spotlight: Finley ONeill

Seahorse Spotlight: Finley O’Neill

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

What’s a family tradition you have? A family tradition that I have is going to the St. Lawrence River every summer because I’ve done that as long as I can remember. I like being on the water, living there, seeing all my family -- it’s nice.  Favorite...

Seahorse of the Week: Lily Caputo

Seahorse of the Week: Lily Caputo

Anessa Conner February 20, 2021

Each week the Register will feature a BHS student as “Seahorse of the Week” and ask them a set of questions aimed at revealing their character. This week, we sat down with BHS freshman, Lily Caputo! What human do you most admire? “I admire a...

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School Board Approves Flurry of Motions at Tuesday Meeting

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer February 15, 2021

The Burlington School Board approved three motions on Tuesday, February 9. The motions served to clarify the district’s “school choice” rules, give Superintendent Flanagan permission to enter into negotiations and sign a lease on new buildings for...

Photo Courtesy: Sal Boone

Seahorse of the Week: Sal Boone

Anessa Conner, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Each week the Register will feature a BHS student as “Seahorse of the Week” and ask them a set of questions aimed at revealing their character. This week, we sat down with BHS sophomore Sal Boone!   What human do you most admire? "Scott...

Photo Courtesy: Elizabeth Crawford

Seahorse of the Week: Elizabeth Crawford

Sasha Hugo and Ayden Flanigan February 1, 2021

Each week the Register will feature a BHS student as "Seahorse of the Week" and ask them a set of questions aimed at revealing their character. This week, we sat down with BHS senior Elizabeth Crawford!   What have you been thinking a lot about...

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School Board Talks Budget FY22: Tax Increase Mitigated by Surplus

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Burlington School District budget was the hot topic at the January 12 Burlington School Board meeting.  The Board first heard and discussed an update on the tax impact of the FY22 budget. Original budget calculations projected...

Ben and Jerrys hot chocolate set against Church St. background Photo: Julia Keeton

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

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: hot chocolate. It may seem simple, but do not...

Cunningham and Hondal work at their computers Photo: Rebecca Cunningham and Julia Hondal

Student representatives aim to improve communications between the student body and the School Board

Julia Keeton, Staff writer November 17, 2020

On a cold October evening, BHS junior Rebecca Cunningham delivered a heartfelt speech over Zoom to the Burlington School District’s School Board. She urged the commissioners to consider allowing students to reenter the Burlington High School (BHS) building...

Haunting Stories From Vermont’s Most Infamous Graves

Haunting Stories From Vermont’s Most Infamous Graves

Lea Mihok, Staff writer October 30, 2020

By Lea Mihok   Going to a high school nestled between a thatch of woods and a 148-year-old cemetery is an unusual experience. When school is in person, students eat lunch on the grass while gazing out at headstones, and when the scoreboard...

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