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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...

Church's classroom in 1992 and 2020
Photo: courtesy Bob Church

From heart transplants to Google Meets: the complicated ways BHS faculty are coming to terms with the school closure

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2020

On September 16, Chris Sharp, a Burlington High School (BHS) art teacher of 29 years, opened his all-faculty meeting invitation and clicked on the Zoom link. He and his colleagues got an announcement...

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...

Burlington High School's environmental club LEAP, put posters detailing the strike around school

“Our house is on fire”: Burlington strikes for climate change

Jenna Peterson September 19, 2019

In August 2018, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg started an international political movement.  Every Friday, instead of school, Thunberg occupied the steps of the Swedish legislature to insist they...

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The Digital Age: Can BHS Keep Up?

Emily McNichols and Lea Mihok October 5, 2018

During the 2017-18 school year Burlington High School (BHS) offered two sections of Computer Programming. For the 2018-19 school year, it offered none. Computer science is a field of study that involves...

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...

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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