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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...

Horizons front entrance. Photo: Owen Jolly

Horizons: an alternative approach

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

There are around 30 students in the Horizons system and each student has Principal Bobby Riley’s personal phone number.  They are instructed to call or text him for any reason-- school related or personal. Horizons...

Students work. Photo: Rebecca Cunningham

Students and teachers share mixed feelings about mask optional policy

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor March 20, 2022

As Covid-19 case counts fall across Vermont, restrictions begin to loosen. For the first time in two years, some students and teachers arrived at school on Monday, March 14, without wearing a mask. Reactions...

Students participating in walk out. Photo: Georgia Wool

“It is okay to be gay”: Students walk out in protest of anti-LGBTQ legislation

Julia Keeton, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2022

On March 11, chants of “homophobia has got to go” and expletives aimed at Texas lawmakers pierced the usual afternoon quiet of Church Street Marketplace. The voices behind the shouts? Burlington High...

Seahorse Cafe Photo: Lily Young

Seahorse Cafe opens new opportunities

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Upon first entering the Seahorse Cafe in room 154 at dtBHS, one is immediately welcomed by the smells of fresh coffee and donuts ready to be eaten. A sign in bright blue bubble letters hangs behind the...

Drama Rehearsal Photo: Daniel Gibson

BHS drama set to open interactive murder mystery

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The BHS drama department is set to open “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” this Wednesday, February 16. The performance will be held in the old campus’ auditorium on 2/16, 2/17, and 2/18.  “It's...

Church Street, where many seniors go during their free blocks. Photo: Rebecca Cunningham

BHS Student Union advocates for open campus

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer December 19, 2021

On December 13, Thomas Lyons ‘23 hung up posters for the Student Union, a club he started this year to address the needs of his classmates. Among three goals his flyer listed, one said, “To make it...

School Board discusses new state PCB action levels

School Board discusses new state PCB action levels

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

On December 7, the Burlington School Board met to discuss the effect of the Vermont Department of Health’s (VTDOH) new polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) “action levels” on their planned construction...

A Flag Exchange ceremony that took place on March 6, 2004. Photo Courtesy: International Club

International Club brings flag tradition to DtBHS

Preity Mangar, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

On November 29, the International Club hung the flags of 77 countries throughout DtBHS with the purpose to create a welcoming environment for the community. They also hope to hang the flags of the Black...

Fabrice Kerozene. Photo: Fabric Kerozene

From the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Burlington: Fabrice Kerozene tells his story

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

On November 5, BHS students attended a school-wide showing of the play “Cartography", based on immigrants' journeys to America. The school watched as the characters coped with grueling paperwork and...

Sylvan Esso. Photo: Clio Burns

Concert Review: Sylvan Esso stuns at Higher Ground

Clio Burns, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

On November 10, Higher Ground opened its doors to hundreds of people. They were all piling in to see Sylvan Esso, an electronic pop duo made up of Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn. The duo, which I was mostly...

Seniors in parade wait for elevator. Photo Courtesy: Ethan Huff

Seniors present BHS’ first ever Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Early on November 19, BHS held its own Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Seniors paraded through the halls dressed up as different characters and rolled in on floats. They formed kick lines, held colorful...

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