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Teacher Feature: Get to know two of the newest members of the Special Education Department

Photo: courtesy Sara Gardner (left) and Melyssa Sweet (right)
Bridget Comerford-Joyce January 19, 2021
Just before our holiday break, I met with two new BHS teachers: Melyssa Sweet, a school psychologist, and Sara Gardner, a speech-language pathologist. Get to know these two new additions to our Seahorse community with some fun and quirky questions.

BHS Principal’s Resignation Email Blames School Board for Lack of Support

Principal Noel Green speaks at a BHS Graduation. Photo: Colby Skoglund
Anna Huener and Nora Jacobsen January 15, 2021
At 5:15 p.m. on January 8, Burlington High School Principal Noel Green resigned, effective immediately, sending shockwaves through the community.  In his email of resignation to Burlington School District Superintendent Tom Flanagan, obtained by the Register on January 13, Green blames "an overbearing board and manipulative board chair” for making his job almost impossible. 

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...

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...

The ultimate winter classic: finding Burlington’s best hot chocolate

Ben and Jerry's hot chocolate set against Church St. background Photo: Julia Keeton
Julia Keeton, Staff writer December 21, 2020

I have never been an avid coffee drinker. Though I have tried many times over the years to enjoy the beverage, I still can not taste it without gagging. In the winter, I instead turn to another hot drink:...

Kid Cudi returns to earth with Man on the Moon III: The Chosen

Republic Records - 2020
Ayden Flanigan, Digital Editor December 18, 2020
The synth-laden hums of Kid Cudi’s 2009 debut Man on the Moon: The End of Day and its 2010 follow-up, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, rocketed him to stardom and injected the hip-hop genre with his spacey, conceptual sound.  Since then, Cudi has been seemingly less sure of his vision and vitality in the industry. As other rappers built huge careers off the psychedelic pop/hip-hop foundation he laid down, Cudi’s prowess faded. No longer a forerunner, Kid Cudi experimented, playing with deeper psychedelic sounds and even a double album of alt-rock songs, but these were not met with the enthusiasm of his groundbreaking early work. Now, a decade since his debut and four years since his last solo album, Kid Cudi released Man on the Moon III: The Chosen to a music scene that he helped craft. The record's richly intricate album art and intriguingly cryptic promotional videos lure his fans back with an air that Cudi finally has something he wants to prove: his artistry and his relevance.

Artist Profile: The Many Faces of Zoe Maxwell

Artist Profile: The Many Faces of Zoe Maxwell
Nora Jacobsen December 9, 2020

Note: Since Maxwell's initial interview with the Register, she has joined the Register staff as a contributing artist, and her artwork has been featured in several stories.  Zoe Maxwell's bedroom...

Transferring to BHS in 2020: experiences of an Iowan new kid

Photo: Jackson Haugh
Jackson Haugh November 9, 2020

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and at the start of my senior year, I transferred to BHS from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines Iowa, a school halfway across the country.  Extended summer...

Burlington High School programs and classes reconvene in person

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

Emily in Paris: everything wrong with the show, and why you should watch it anyway

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
Anna Huener November 2, 2020

The new hit drama on Netflix, Emily in Paris, follows the young American Emily Cooper (played by Lily Collins), who accepts a position at a management firm in Paris, despite her inability to speak French....

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...

Harvest: a classic album perfect for the end of fall

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
Ayden Flanigan October 26, 2020

We’ve all seen the leaves changing around us, and the world is changing a whole lot, too. It’s hard to find anything to hold onto that will last right now. Music can be that anchor while we’re...

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