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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...

Combatting food insecurity during the pandemic

Photo: Emily McNichols/Register
Emily McNichols, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

Due to the sensitive nature of this topic, student names have been changed unless otherwise noted. A lone, frosty white cargo van sits at the top of the Burlington High School (BHS) faculty parking...

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...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1
Nora Jacobsen May 11, 2020

Every Burlington High School (BHS) student is going through the same thing: school closed on March 16, classes have become remote, and our lives have been turned upside down to adapt to COVID-19. At the...

VIDEO: What BHS is thankful for

VIDEO: What BHS is thankful for
Jenna Peterson March 6, 2020

Register Staff Writer Sam Beste asked BHS students and faculty what they are thankful for in the school community.

The spirit that sets ultimate frisbee apart

BHS high fives their opposing team after a spirited game of ultimate frisbee.
Photo: Brian MacDonald
Ayden Flanigan February 21, 2020

Ultimate Frisbee employs no referees. That’s right.  Players make the calls. This ownership demands honor which the fast-growing sport calls the “Spirit of the Game.” “Spirit of the game...

Classic records we recommend: Fleetwood Mac – Tusk

Warner Bros. - 1979
Ayden Flanigan February 6, 2020

I was on a little Fleetwood Mac kick this week. I’ve always kind of written the genre-shifting band a pass, especially their famous mid-70s hits. They came off as milk toast music made for middle-aged...

Foxygen casts themselves in a new light on Seeing Other People

Seeing Other People album cover 
Courtesy: Foxygen
Ayden Flanigan December 19, 2019

As we come up to the end of 2019,  I have been thinking about what albums have stuck in my brain. One such album is Seeing Other People by indie-pop archeologists, Foxygen. A recording group...

BSD signs settlement with U.S. Department of Justice

Photo: Courtesy Burlington School District
Julia Shannon-Grillo December 6, 2019

The Burlington School District (BSD) has entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Attorney for Vermont, in response to peer-on-peer harassment based on...

BHS rolls out new Flex Time period

Seniors can request to see teachers online with Powerschool. Photo: Jenna Peterson
Ayden Flanigan November 7, 2019

During the second week of school, Burlington High School (BHS) implemented a new initiative: Flex Time.  Flex time provides time during the normally scheduled advisory for students to meet with teachers....

Taylor Swift surprises on Lover

Taylor Swift surprises on Lover
Ayden Flanigan November 5, 2019

Our Journalism teacher Mrs. Fialko, suggested (or ordered) that for this issue, I review an album that I would not usually find myself listening to. Luckily for me, country-turned-pop superstar Taylor...

BREAKING: BHS principal candidates drop out of race

Noel Green's BHS website photo.
Julia Shannon-Grillo March 18, 2019

Earlier this afternoon, Burlington School District (BSD) Superintendent Yaw Obeng released a statement announcing that two of the three remaining candidates for the Burlington High School (BHS) principal...

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