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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The International Club unveiled a new mural entitled “Togetherness and Peace” in the cafeteria on Tuesday, September 13. BHS student Rafad AlMulla and her father, Ajmed Jamal, created the work together.

“Togetherness and Peace”

Clio Burns, Staff Writer September 14, 2022

The International Club unveiled a new mural entitled “Togetherness and Peace” in the cafeteria on Tuesday, September 13. BHS student Rafad AlMulla and her father, Ajmed Jamal, created the work together. “The painting's depiction of black and...

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Club Fair 2022

Oscar Jacobsen, Staff Writer September 14, 2022

On Friday, September 23, BHS is holding a club fair during choice time. Students can visit classrooms where stations are set up, and club organizers will have the opportunity to inform students and recruit new members. Here is a list and brief description...

Students watch BHS homecoming drag ball. Photo Courtesy: Sonia Laughlin

From school sports to drama productions: students reflect on school year

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer June 6, 2022

As BHS finishes the 2021-22 school year with spring sports championships and the Year End Studies (YES) presentation learning, the Register spoke to students to hear their thoughts on the year, the first one fully in-person since 2018-19. “The biggest...

Multi-family house for sale within Burlington. Photo: Owen Jolly

Vermont teachers struggle with soaring housing costs

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer May 26, 2022

Burlington House sale prices increased by 22.9% in the past year, while rental prices increased by $100.00 per month. This pricey and competitive real estate market has made it increasingly difficult for middle and lower-income Burlington residents to...

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...

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 is a small, alternative high school...

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 ranged from concern to indifference to optimism.  “I...

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 School and Edmunds Middle School students protesting...

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 counter and warm fairy lights frame the mall-turned...

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 important to me that people come to this show, so...

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 possible for Juniors to leave campus.” Over the...

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 project.  The school board previously voted to...

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