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‘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 Courtesy: @btc_designandillustration

BTC in 2021: What are Technical Centers Doing Now?

Anessa Conner April 12, 2021

Since the displacement of all Burlington High School students, Burlington Technical School (BTC) has dispersed its programming throughout the city. Many of the programs have been offered spaces at a free...

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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...

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...

Photo: Courtesy of Bob Church//Automotive and Technology Instructor Bob Church and VT Secretary of Education Dan French in front of the BTC wall of fame

After tech ed: BTC automotive teacher tracks why tech ed matters

Nora Jacobsen December 19, 2019

Walking into the auto center at Burlington Technical Center (BTC), you will see cars on lifts and teams of students in safety goggles motoring about. Cans of oil, spare tires and dozens of tools line...

BTC Computer Science's survey on internet addiction

BTC Students Prep Survey on Gaming Addiction

Ayden Flanigan December 3, 2019

In computer science, a BTC class instructed by Bram Moreinis, a group of four students, Josiah McSweeny, Maxwell Novak, Andrew Dutil, and Galloway Moris, are working on an internet survey that will to...

Crane poses with her models before STRUT 2017. 
Photo: Kyla Muzzy

From childhood to college dreams: BHS Senior Zoë Crane nurtures lifelong passion for fashion

Cerella Farinholt October 11, 2017

While many high school seniors frantically struggle to define their interests and goals, Zoë Crane has cemented a hopeful vision for her future. Crane, a Senior at Burlington High School and Burlington...

Burlington Technical Center's new makerspace includes a mural created by students in the design and illustration program. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register

Burlington Technical Center Launches Makerspace

June 12, 2017

The Burlington Technical Center campus is getting a makerspace: a hub for interdisciplinary, project-based learning. The addition is part of a growing education movement around the country to provide spaces...

Rick Sylvester has been teaching the Burlington Technical Center aviation technology program for the last 27 years. He will be retiring this June. | Photo: Jake Bucci/Register

Rick Sylvester Helped Aviation Program Take Off

Emma Chaffee June 7, 2017

Graduates of Richard Sylvester’s aviation technology program at the Burlington Technical Center work around the world, in places such as Singapore, Japan, Alaska, and Hawaii. Sylvester, who has run the...

Burlington High School Principal Tracy Racicot. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register

Racicot Looks to the Future as Permanent Principal

May 22, 2017

Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced on April 21 that Tracy Racicot had been hired as the permanent principal at Burlington High School. Racicot served as the high school’s interim leader this year. From...

BTC Interim Director Adam Provost stands in front of a sign for the tech center on Jan. 9.  | Photo: Lucy Govoni/Register

Teacher Spotlight: Adam Provost

Lucy Govoni May 13, 2017

World traveler, avid baseball fan, musician, and the new interim director of the Burlington Technical Center (BTC) Adam Provost did not know what he wanted to do when he was in high school. Now he’s...

Cooking Up Success: The Culinary Arts Program is Teaching the Next Generation of Chefs

Cooking Up Success: The Culinary Arts Program is Teaching the Next Generation of Chefs

May 10, 2017

There’s a new restaurant on the scene in Burlington, and it’s located right here at BHS. Previously the Gourmet Cafe, the new Champlain Cafe serves up themed meals every Friday, and is open to reservations...

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