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The Show Must Go On: Theater During a Pandemic

BHS students audition for roles in the One Act Festival presented by the BHS Drama Club. Courtesy: Colby Skoglund
Bridget Comerford-Joyce January 4, 2021

Whether on stage performing, behind the scenes doing prop work, or in the audience, each year the BHS community looks forward to the Drama Club’s productions. The fall musical is the main event for the...

Home for the Holidays: Reflections from BHS

Home for the Holidays: Reflections from BHS
Anna Huener, Staff Writer December 26, 2020
Strict travel regulations and Covid restrictions in Vermont will prevent many from gathering this year, forcing Vermonters to stay home with their immediate families. 

From Macy’s in 1947 to Macy’s in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

From Macy's in 1947 to Macy's in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later
Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2020

This February, the dingy vacant Macy's building once filled with fluorescent lights, mannequins, and perfume counters will become the temporary new home of BHS. As department stores all across the nation...

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. 

Harvest: a classic album perfect for the end of fall

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
Ayden Flanigan October 26, 2020

We’ve all seen the leaves changing around us, and the world is changing a whole lot, too. It’s hard to find anything to hold onto that will last right now. Music can be that anchor while we’re...

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in
Ayden Flanigan October 13, 2020

Scores of cars lined up around the back of the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex on Saturday, October third. A march of dancing bear bumper stickers waiting to be corralled into carefully crafted rows in...

A Dangerous Game: BHS Sports Teams Adapt Under COVID Regulations

BHS Seawolves face  the opposition masked this football season.
Lea Mihok October 9, 2020

The BHS fields are overcast. The bleachers are wet and rain beats down onto the turf, but clouds are not the only thing hanging over this match. A small crowd of parents and fans wait, using their phones...

Local restaurant turned grocer in midst of COVID-19

Local restaurant turned grocer in midst of COVID-19
Sam Beste June 2, 2020

Restaurant Poco opened its doors in the spring of 2019 never anticipating they'd be forced to shut their doors in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Co-owners and siblings Stephano Cicirello...

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...

Social distancing: the teenage perspective

Social distancing: the teenage perspective
Anna Huener May 14, 2020

On March 24, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed an order telling Vermonters to “stay home”. The repercussions include the shutting-down of non-essential businesses, ending social gatherings, and above...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1
Nora Jacobsen May 11, 2020

Every Burlington High School (BHS) student is going through the same thing: school closed on March 16, classes have become remote, and our lives have been turned upside down to adapt to COVID-19. At the...

Register recommends movies to watch during quarantine

Register recommends movies to watch during quarantine
Ayden Flanigan April 15, 2020

1) Portrait of a Lady on Fire Pyramide Films - 2019 Available to stream on Hulu with a free trial. 2) The Irishmen Netflix - 2019 Available to stream on Netflix...

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