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A conversation with author Jason Reynolds

A conversation with author Jason Reynolds

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor October 19, 2022

New York Times #1 best-selling author Jason Reynolds walked out onto the Flynn stage on October 5, amidst a roar of applause from the BHS freshman class. BHS's Esther Lokossou ‘26 and Victoria Tornwini ‘26 had the honor of interviewing him alongside...

Tom Flanagan interviewed by reporter

Burlington prepares to vote on new school

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor October 13, 2022

Burlington voters will flock to the polls on November 8 to vote on the bond that will pay for the construction of a new high school to replace the old BHS and the Burlington Technical Center. No source has provided an alternative plan if the bond does...

Jinny Diop putting gas in her car. Photo: Preity Mangar

Increased gas prices worry BHS drivers

Preity Mangar, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

Gas prices in Vermont and nationwide have risen in recent months with the statewide average in April being $4.25 per gallon, $1.44 higher than in 2021. Prices in Burlington specifically have increased between January and early May by 13.03 cents. Many...

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...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 2

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 2

Nora Jacobsen May 26, 2020

I think I will remember this time as the biggest time for self-growth. I've had this time to really reflect on myself and prioritize mental health, and other things like that. I think for me this will be like a marking point for when I started...

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. So the past few weeks I've been doing...

Teacher feature: New faces in the BHS English department

Teacher feature: New faces in the BHS English department

Bridget Comerford-Joyce April 9, 2020

This school year Burlington High School (BHS) has two new English teachers: Ms Hanf, who teaches ninth grade English and creative writing, and Mr Chichester, who also teaches ninth grade English. The Register sat down with both of these teachers to...

SUCCEED students learn to skate at Leddy Park.

Alternative program provides freshmen with a newfound relationship to education

KCMalinda Hlords April 8, 2020

SUCCEED is a new program in Burlington High School (BHS).  It is an alternative program for freshman students who struggle to attend class.   “SUCCEED is a school within a school. It is a specialized program to support ninth grade...

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.

Photo: Bridget Comerford-Joyce / The Sea Lakers, in green, take a shot.

Burlington-Colchester Girls’ Hockey challenges BFA-St. Albans

Bridget Comerford-Joyce February 20, 2020

This season, the Sea Lakers are having a monster season.  They have a 17-1-1 record. Their one loss was against BFA, with a score of 2-4.  This past weekend, the teams played against each other for the second time and tied 3-3.    Last Saturday’s...

Photo: Halle Newman
The hearing for BHS Director of Guidance Mario Macias began today in Barre, VT.

Macias faces misconduct allegations as AOE hearing begins today

Nataleigh Noble November 15, 2018

By Nataleigh Noble On November 15, the Vermont Agency of Education (AOE) held the hearing to present their case against Burlington High School (BHS) Director of Guidance, Mario Macias. Macias was placed on paid administrative leave on September 14 after...

Burlington School Board members voted to adopt a $7M budget for FY18 and put forth a deferred maintenance bond, during a meeting at Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10.

Burlington School Board Passes $74M Budget, Seeks Maintenance Bond

July 11, 2017

Watch a video of the full meeting: The Burlington School Board voted to adopt a budget of $73.76 million for FY18 at a meeting at Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10. The result is a 6.6 percent budget increase over last year, which will now head to the ballot...

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