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Students and teachers share mixed feelings about mask optional policy

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor March 20, 2022

As Covid-19 case counts fall across Vermont, restrictions begin to loosen. For the first time in two years, some students and teachers arrived at school on Monday, March 14, without wearing a mask. Reactions...

Covid-19 virus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

BSD lifts mask mandate: data to know

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor March 13, 2022

Starting Monday, March 14, the Burlington School District will no longer require students and teachers to wear masks. The BHS Register compiled recent Covid-19 data to help Seahorses assess their risks...

Watercolor: Zoe Maxwell

“The Light is at the End of the Tunnel”: BHS Students and Faculty Emerge from the Pandemic with Hope 

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer June 1, 2021

In late March, BHS science teacher Marion Boa walked into the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington to receive her first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. There, she was directed to a ballroom-turned-clinic...

BHS students take a walk at Shelburne Farms. Photo courtesy: Tido Schulman

Opinon: Go Outside!

Alex Wick, Staff Writer May 14, 2021
When we arrive at DtBHS each morning, we won't see sunlight until our school day is over. It is crucial for our mental health that we spend time outside to make up for this lack of sunlight.
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....

Burlington/Colchester Girls Ice Hockey team learns their championship game has been canceled Photo: Gussie Guyette

Covid-19 Robs Sealakers of a Repeat Chance at Essex in the Finals

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

Wednesday, March 24, at 3:30, the Burlington/Colchester (BC) Girls Hockey team was running circles in the pouring rain around the parking lot outside the Gordon H. Paquette Ice Arena. They were warming...

Illustration: Zoe Maxwell

Yes, I can sit still. Yes, I am a girl. And yes, I have ADHD.

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021
The signs weren't new. Why had it taken 15 years to finally get diagnosed? The answer is simple: I am a girl.
Principal Noel Green speaks at a BHS Graduation. Photo: Colby Skoglund

BHS Principal’s Resignation Email Blames School Board for Lack of Support

Anna Huener and Nora Jacobsen January 15, 2021
At 5:15 p.m. on January 8, Burlington High School Principal Noel Green resigned, effective immediately, sending shockwaves through the community.  In his email of resignation to Burlington School District Superintendent Tom Flanagan, obtained by the Register on January 13, Green blames "an overbearing board and manipulative board chair” for making his job almost impossible. 
Students rock the house at Winter Ball in January! Photo: Colby Skoglund

2020: A Year In Review

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer December 31, 2020

2020, what a year! At BHS, 2020 started in a typical fashion with new energy from well-rested teenagers and teachers. Quickly the year ventured off the beaten path. All traditional high school classes...

From Macys in 1947 to Macys 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...

Video: BHS students and teachers return to in-person learning at Edmunds

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

In March, the COVID-19 pandemic forced Burlington High School (BHS) students and teachers to learn remotely. In September, PCBs caused the building to remain closed. Today and yesterday, BHS returned to...

Photo: Jackson Haugh

Transferring to BHS in 2020: experiences of an Iowan new kid

Jackson Haugh November 9, 2020

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and at the start of my senior year, I transferred to BHS from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines Iowa, a school halfway across the country.  Extended summer...

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