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BHS GSA prepares for the drag ball. Photo courtesy: Andrew LeValley

The kings and queens of BHS: students to perform in drag ball

Georgia Wool and Julia Keeton October 15, 2021

BHS’ Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is working hard to create their own LGBTQ+ community at BHS. This year, the club is starting by running BHS’ first ever drag ball at the school’s homecoming football...

BHS JV girls volleyball team. Photo: Cecily Spence

Racist remarks fired at BHS volleyball players

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

On October 6, BHS’ girls' varsity volleyball team was in their third set against South Burlington High School (SBHS), when students from the SBHS spectator section directed racist remarks towards BHS’...

Left: Melanee Alexander Top Right: Francesca Dupuis Bottom Right: Kate Paxton

Staff Spotlight: BHS’ new assistant principals share goals, visions and values

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

What is your vision for the BHS community? Dupuis: “My [vision] is to create a safe space and a welcoming space for my students and to get to know them and show them that somebody cares about them.” Alexander:...

1960 BHS dance. Photo: OREAD

A Trip Back in Time for BHS Prom

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2021

Maybe it's because this is my first prom, or perhaps because prom is the climax of seemingly every teen romantic comedy I've seen in my 18 years, that I find the concept so alluring. Prom has been built...

Photo: Owen Jolly

Two Sophomores Turn Their Quarantine Hobby into the All-New BHS Chess Club

Owen Jolly June 4, 2021

On a cold winter evening, sophomores Arianna Lyons and Colton Devenow were bored and wondering how to spend their free time. The pair was relaxing in Devenow’s basement, when suddenly, they discovered...

Photo: Courtesy Rehema Abdi

Fashion Spotlight: Stomping around with Rehema Abdi

Miranda Ljung-Baruth, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

There's no mistaking Rehema Abdi gliding down the escalator at BHS. First the eye catches vivid colors--the saturated bold hues reminiscent of childhood. Her signature reds, pinks, and yellows draw attention...

Seahorse Spotlight: Finley ONeill

Seahorse Spotlight: Finley O’Neill

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

What’s a family tradition you have? A family tradition that I have is going to the St. Lawrence River every summer because I’ve done that as long as I can remember. I like being on the water, living...

After a Year of Covid-19, BHS Students Share Stories of Gratitude

After a Year of Covid-19, BHS Students Share Stories of Gratitude

Georgia Wool May 12, 2021

  Angelina Yordan: BHS sophomore “My dog Charlie was obviously already a huge part of my life before quarantine, but since lockdown started he’s become 100 times more important to me....

Photo: Nora Jacobsen/Register

School Board Votes to End the ReEnvisioning Project

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The Burlington School Board voted unanimously on Tuesday, March 5 to terminate the BHS ReEnvisioning project in favor of constructing a new building from scratch. The district will soon begin conducting...

Senator Kesha Ram. Photo: Vermont Cynic

BHS Committee Meets With VT State Senator Kesha Ram on Civic Engagement

Phoebe Spence April 8, 2021

On April 2, the BHS Student Political Engagement Committee (SPEC), invited Vermont State Senator, Kesha Ram, D-Chittenden, to speak over Zoom. SPEC is a student-run group with a goal of "give[ing] young...

School Board meets via Zoom on 3/9/21

School Board Plans for Covid-19 Recovery

Julia Keeton, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, the Burlington School Board discussed several topics, including plans for Covid recovery in preparation for the expiration of Vermont’s state of emergency on March 15.  The state...

Self Portrait. Courtesy Ella Ambroggio

Artist Profile: The Electrifying Energy of Ella Ambroggio

Anessa Conner February 6, 2021

BHS junior, Ella Ambroggio has been an artist for as long as she can remember. Ambroggio, who specializes in oil painting and charcoal drawing, creates realistic, polished art. Using alluring colors she...

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