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Sagalchik and Whitfield, BHS new history teachers. Photo Courtesy: Whitfield (Left) and Sagalchik (Right).

Teacher Feature: Get to Know BHS’ New History Teachers!

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

What hobbies do you enjoy outside of school? Sagalchik: “I've skied since I was young, but I'm not particularly good at it. But I still love to go out there. I also enjoy other outdoor things like hiking-...

1960 BHS dance. Photo: OREAD

A Trip Back in Time for BHS Prom

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2021

Maybe it's because this is my first prom, or perhaps because prom is the climax of seemingly every teen romantic comedy I've seen in my 18 years, that I find the concept so alluring. Prom has been built...

Burlington High School. Photo: Nora Jacobsen

School Board Talks Equitable Budget Distribution and Construction Plans

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

At the Burlington School Board meeting on June 1, the Board discussed the equitable distribution of the district’s budget across Burlington schools and gave an overview of the district’s plans for...

Photo: Owen Jolly

Two Sophomores Turn Their Quarantine Hobby into the All-New BHS Chess Club

Owen Jolly June 4, 2021

On a cold winter evening, sophomores Arianna Lyons and Colton Devenow were bored and wondering how to spend their free time. The pair was relaxing in Devenow’s basement, when suddenly, they discovered...

Photo: Aria Batten

Aria Batten Unmuted: What it’s Like Coming Out as Transgender in a Pandemic

Sid Gullikson June 2, 2021

From March 2020 to March 2021, all Burlington High School students struggled with computer issues, isolation, work loads, and online classes. BHS sophomore Aria Batten struggled with more than tech issues...

‘Selfie Mirror’, winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. Photo: Patient Mwibeleca

Artist Profile: The Emerging Brilliance of Patient Mwibeleca

Lea Mihok May 27, 2021

Beneath the U.S. House of Representatives and the Capitol building stretches the impressive Cannon Tunnel. Its walls are adorned with works of art, paintings, pictures and sketches; each carefully selected...

Photo: Anessa Conner/Register

A Eulogy for Old BHS

Anessa Conner May 27, 2021

There will be no funeral held for 52 Institute Road--but a eulogy is still required. Sitting under the fluorescent lights of Macy's, I found my memories from the old buildings slipping away. So the BHS...

Photo: Anna Huener

Sexual Assault at UVM: a Conversation with Three Incoming Freshmen

Anna Huener, Staff Writer May 25, 2021
On April 25, 2021, University of Vermont (UVM) student Athena Hendrick shared her sexual assault story on Instagram. In a series of dates, Hendrick outlined the timeline of her rape, the aftermath, and UVM’s mishandling of the case. The Register spoke with three incoming freshmen from BHS about UVM’s situation.
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...

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...

On the Front Lines of BHS: A Look at the Day-to-Day Experiences of School Nurses Over the Past Year

On the Front Lines of BHS: A Look at the Day-to-Day Experiences of School Nurses Over the Past Year

Bridget Comerford-Joyce May 24, 2021

Throughout students' school careers, if they ever needed to rest, get a Band-Aid, or were just not feeling well, they would go to the health office. At BHS, that meant seeing one of the two school nurses:...

BHS Principal Lauren McBride

Sitting Down with BHS’ New Principal: Lauren McBride Talks Goals, Plans, and More

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Why did you want to become involved in education? “I grew up in a house that was filled with education: that [was] constantly talking about education and the value of education. Some of my fondest memories...

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