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Rida Koris team gathers around him after winning their final game of the seasn. Photo Credit: Georgia Wool

Championship coaching: former BHS soccer players return to the field

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

Matthew Burbo and Rida Kori won the Boys Varsity Soccer state championship for BHS in 2016. Earlier this year they walked back onto the field- this time as coaches.  “I love soccer, and the opportunity presented itself, so I decided to come back...

A conversation with author Jason Reynolds

A conversation with author Jason Reynolds

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor October 19, 2022

New York Times #1 best-selling author Jason Reynolds walked out onto the Flynn stage on October 5, amidst a roar of applause from the BHS freshman class. BHS's Esther Lokossou ‘26 and Victoria Tornwini ‘26 had the honor of interviewing him alongside...

Tom Flanagan interviewed by reporter

Burlington prepares to vote on new school

Cecily Spence, Managing Editor October 13, 2022

Burlington voters will flock to the polls on November 8 to vote on the bond that will pay for the construction of a new high school to replace the old BHS and the Burlington Technical Center. No source has provided an alternative plan if the bond does...

Students Paint Mural at DtBHS

Macy’s makeover: community beautifies DtBHS

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

As DtBHS celebrates the one year anniversary of its opening, administration, student groups and staff have worked hard to make the school feel like a home. The once empty, white walls now hold student art, school spirit designs, and hand painted murals.  “It...

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...

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 housekeeping tasks scrawled on the whiteboard: emails...

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell

Opinion: Stay home, Vermont

Anna Huener, Staff Writer December 7, 2020
On November 13, Governor Phil Scott issued an ordinance ordering Vermonters to halt multi-family gatherings, and closing bars and social clubs. Initially, I was shocked. I had convinced myself that the lockdown was done, forgotten, and never to happen again. Yet, here we were, eight months later, retreating into our homes. It was aggravating to see all this new freedom taken away after only a few months. But aggravation isn’t going to do anything to stop the virus or lower the cases in our small state. The best way to help, in this situation, is to do nothing at all.
Gratitude amidst a pandemic: stories from the BHS community

Gratitude amidst a pandemic: stories from the BHS community

Anna Huener, Staff Writer November 24, 2020
Thanksgiving is days away, which means we’re thinking about turkey, stuffing, and most of all, gratitude. The Register interviewed five members of the Burlington High School community about what has helped them through the pandemic, and gratitude in their lives during complicated times. 
Photo: courtesy Alex Macomber (left) Natalie Burgess (right)

Teacher feature: meet Natalie Burgess and Alex Macomber, the English Department’s new hires

Anessa Conner October 14, 2020

Burlington High School's English department welcomed two teachers this Fall:  Natalie Burgess and Alex Macomber.  The Register sat down with them to share some stories and some of their quirks too.   How would you describe your experience...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 2

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 2

Nora Jacobsen May 26, 2020

I think I will remember this time as the biggest time for self-growth. I've had this time to really reflect on myself and prioritize mental health, and other things like that. I think for me this will be like a marking point for when I started...

Five ways to help locally during a pandemic

Five ways to help locally during a pandemic

Nora Jacobsen March 30, 2020

Uncertainty has been the only consistent in the past few weeks. It is hard to know what to do, and in a global crisis as massive as COVID-19, it is easy to find oneself feeling powerless. Luckily there are many opportunities to make an impact locally....

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Sophomore Rory Stein takes a bite from a delicious February apple

The Register Investigates: The case of the February apples

Nora Jacobsen February 20, 2020

It was fifth grade in early February when my teacher brought the snack into our classroom. It was the usual assortment: a muffin or a bread and apples.  But that day, the apples were different. My apple was perfectly sweet, juicy, and crisp....

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