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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...

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

Photo: Jackson Haugh
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...

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

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
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....

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...

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

Photo: courtesy Alex Macomber (left) Natalie Burgess (right)
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...

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...

Last words: Senior Editor Jenna Peterson signs off

Senior Editor Jenna Peterson. / Photo: Eamon Dunn
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...

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...

Photo essay: Burlington’s New North End affected by COVID-19

Photo: Jenna Peterson // Many parks in Burlington, including Starr Farm Park, are cautioned taped to enforce their closures.
Jenna Peterson April 8, 2020

As of April 8, Chittenden County has 308 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths. The pandemic is leaving communities bare. Students are not in school, many adults are working from home, and businesses...

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