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BHS Juniors Launch the Environmental Justice Club with Mission to Protect Local Climate and Uplift Community

BHS Juniors Launch the Environmental Justice Club with Mission to Protect Local Climate and Uplift Community

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Thursday, April 15, the Environmental Justice Club (EJC) gathered for their third in-person meeting. Snacking on smartfood and trail mix, boys and girls spanning every grade level ran through a list of...

Burlington High Schools 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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Worldwide climate strike: where does BHS stand?

Emily McNichols, Staff Writer March 12, 2019

On March 15th, students around the world will trade their classrooms for the steps of their local legislative buildings to confront legislators on the issue of climate change. Climate change, the change...

Rally for the Planet

Summer Grace April 13, 2018

On April 12, 2018 hundreds of students gathered at the Vermont State House to Rally for the Planet. Student speakers expressed frustration about U.S. Congress’s approach towards climate change and...

Vermont Lt. Gov. Dave Zuckerman (far left) held a high school town hall panel at Vermont PBS studios in Colchester on Thursday, May 4. The event was livestreamed and televised statewide, and students could ask questions in-person or online. The panel consisted of youth activists (from left to right) Alex Escaja-Heiss, Austin Davis, Elise Greaves and Haley Lebel-Stephen.

Lt. Gov. Zuckerman Hosts High School Town Hall Meeting

May 10, 2017

COLCHESTER - Youth activists were in the spotlight — literally — when Vermont Lt. Gov. Dave Zuckerman held his first televised high school town hall meeting at Vermont PBS studios last Thursday. The...

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