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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 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...

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...

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell

Emily in Paris: everything wrong with the show, and why you should watch it anyway

Anna Huener November 2, 2020

The new hit drama on Netflix, Emily in Paris, follows the young American Emily Cooper (played by Lily Collins), who accepts a position at a management firm in Paris, despite her inability to speak French....

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Harvest: a classic album perfect for the end of fall

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...

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...

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...

BHS Seawolves face  the opposition masked this football season.

A Dangerous Game: BHS Sports Teams Adapt Under Covid Regulations

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...

Senior Editor Jenna Peterson. / Photo: Eamon Dunn

Last words: Senior Editor Jenna Peterson signs off

Jenna Peterson June 14, 2020

Just six months ago, I imagined that by this date I would be enjoying the Year End Studies program and thinking about how graduation is only two days away. Since my first days at Burlington High School...

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