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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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....

BSD progresses in superintendent search

BSD progresses in superintendent search

Anna Huener January 8, 2020

On November 6, 2019, Burlington Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced that he will resign in June. Since then, the Burlington School Board has hired the search firm McPherson & Jacobson, LLC to advise...

Tyler Lavoie, Gabi Gardner-Burke, Liliana Venner, and Lulu Guy showcase their artwork // Photo: Nora Jacobsen

BCL students showcase original artwork in a public exhibition

Nora Jacobsen December 12, 2019

On Tuesday December 11, from 6 to 7:30 pm students from the Burlington City and Lake (BCL) semester unveiled four large scale original acrylic paintings created by small teams of BCL students in collaboration...

Art is a verb at Burlington City Arts

Learning comes to life with Burlington City and Lake

February 19, 2019

by Julia Shannon-Grillo, editor “Picture yourself… assisting local scientists as they study our impact on Lake Champlain, and making policy recommendations to the Mayor and City Council.” These...

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