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BHS Seniors Introduce Alternative Socialization: the BHS Social Club

BHS Seniors Introduce Alternative Socialization: the BHS Social Club

Anna Huener, Staff Writer January 27, 2021
Two BHS seniors hope to rekindle student connections through an unconventional new program: the BHS Social Club.
BHS junior Nolan Simon records his podcast about “Big” John Van Hazinga.
Photo: Charlie McConnell/Register

Burlington Experience Students Have Their Voices Heard in New Podcasts

Ayden Flanigan January 22, 2021

Down the art-filled, old catholic-school halls of the Old North End Community Center, Burlington Experience (BE) students were gearing up for their final presentation of learning: two student-made podcasts...

BHS students audition for roles in the One Act Festival presented by the BHS Drama Club. Courtesy: Colby Skoglund

The Show Must Go On: Theater During a Pandemic

Bridget Comerford-Joyce January 4, 2021

Whether on stage performing, behind the scenes doing prop work, or in the audience, each year the BHS community looks forward to the Drama Club’s productions. The fall musical is the main event for the...

Home for the Holidays: Reflections from BHS

Home for the Holidays: Reflections from BHS

Anna Huener, Staff Writer December 26, 2020
Strict travel regulations and Covid restrictions in Vermont will prevent many from gathering this year, forcing Vermonters to stay home with their immediate families. 
From Macy's in 1947 to Macy's in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

From Macy’s in 1947 to Macy’s in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2020

This February, the dingy vacant Macy's building once filled with fluorescent lights, mannequins, and perfume counters will become the temporary new home of BHS. As department stores all across the nation...

Photo: Ruby Wool

BHS captains’ end of season reflections

Emily McNichols November 14, 2020

From mandatory masks to tackle-free football, high school athletes persisted through a season riddled with uncertainty. Leading them through their games, races, and matches, were their team captains. The...

Jory Hearst's Journalism 1 class works on their articles in small groups outside BHS
Photo: Jory Hearst

Burlington High School programs and classes reconvene in person

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff writer November 5, 2020

While most students’ bedrooms now double as their classrooms, Burlington Technical Center (BTC), a class of English Learning (EL) students, and Intensive Special Needs (ISN), have found alternative...

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...

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in

Ayden Flanigan October 13, 2020

Scores of cars lined up around the back of the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex on Saturday, October third. A march of dancing bear bumper stickers waiting to be corralled into carefully crafted rows in...

A Letter to a Freshman, from a Senior

A Letter to a Freshman, from a Senior

Anessa Conner October 5, 2020

Dear Freshman,  Welcome to The Reef!  We are so excited to have so many new fish in our sea. The jump from middle to high school has always been an intimidating one. This does not even...

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

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

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...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1

Nora Jacobsen May 11, 2020

  I live next door to essential health care workers who have a four-year-old and four-month-old and they have been going to work, not at high-risk but they just needed help with babysitting....

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