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Photojournalist, Scholar Ron MacNeil Says Goodbye

BHS teacher Ron MacNeil, back left, captures Ronald Reagan's arrival at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington on Feb. 14, 1980. MacNeil worked as a photojournalist before going into education. | Photo: Courtesy Rob Swanson
June 10, 2017

Feet up, leaned back. 90% of the time, this is the position where one finds Ron MacNeil. MacNeil, who has been with the district for 16 years, will retire from the history department at the end of the...

Racicot Looks to the Future as Permanent Principal

Burlington High School Principal Tracy Racicot. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register
May 22, 2017

Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced on April 21 that Tracy Racicot had been hired as the permanent principal at Burlington High School. Racicot served as the high school’s interim leader this year. From...

Gov. Phil Scott Makes State Education System Priority

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has yet to decide if he will sign a bill that would legalize marijuana. | Photo: Wikimedia
Emma Chaffee May 17, 2017

Written by: Alexandre Silberman and Emma Chaffee Gov. Phil Scott took office on Jan. 5, after a campaign focused on responsible state spending and growing Vermont’s economy. The Berlin Republican’s...

Teacher Spotlight: Adam Provost

BTC Interim Director Adam Provost stands in front of a sign for the tech center on Jan. 9.  | Photo: Lucy Govoni/Register
Lucy Govoni May 13, 2017

World traveler, avid baseball fan, musician, and the new interim director of the Burlington Technical Center (BTC) Adam Provost did not know what he wanted to do when he was in high school. Now he’s...

Gov. Scott Calls For Budget Freeze; Community Calls For Action

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has yet to decide if he will sign a bill that would legalize marijuana. | Photo: Wikimedia
Cerella Farinholt February 3, 2017

Students, teachers, and community members around Vermont are reacting to Governor Phil Scott’s first school budget proposal. On January 24, Gov Scott announced a local school budget freeze to help level...

Restorative Practices Enter Second Year at BHS

Restorative Practices Enter Second Year at BHS
Theo Davis July 16, 2016

Days of writing on a chalkboard for punishment are over. Burlington High School has transitioned to restorative practices for a five-year pilot program. Restorative practices are an alternative method...

BHS: Reaching Proficiency?

Proficiencies are based off the BHS graduate expectations of critical thinking and problem solving, curiosity and creativity, personal development, cultural understanding and civic engagement.
July 3, 2016

How much do students really know when they graduate high school? For some educators, this question has propelled a new system of teaching: proficiency-based learning. “The fact that students can’t...

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