The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

How to Vote in 2020

How to Vote in 2020

Rebecca Cunningham February 12, 2020

Town Meeting Day: Tuesday, March 3. Polls open at 7 am, close at 7 pm.   ATTENTION: Students age 17 are allowed to vote in the primary as long as they turn 18 before the general election on Tuesday, November 3. Voters are only allowed to...

Photo: Jenna Peterson
Kate Stein and Martine Gulick react to the passing of the bond in Wards 6 and 4

BREAKING: Citizens “Vote Yes for BHS”

Jenna Peterson November 6, 2018

Tonight a wave of excitement swept over the cafeteria in Burlington High School (BHS) where Superintendent Yaw Obeng invited BSD staff and community to await the results of the “Say Yes for BHS” bond campaign. Voters weighed in on the $70 million...

Photo: Julia Shannon-Grillo

Information table about the remodel displayed in the BHS lobby

No or yes for BHS: students weigh in

Jenna Peterson November 5, 2018

Co-written by Julia Shannon-Grillo and Jenna Peterson On October 2nd, a trickle of water dripped into the ramp that connects B building to C building. First, a wet floor sign was enough, but as the water accumulated, the ramp was shut down. The closed...

School board candidates answer student questions

School board candidates answer student questions

Jenna Peterson March 6, 2018

Co-written by Jenna Peterson and Summer Grace Town Meeting Day is tomorrow and school board candidates are reaching out to the Burlington High School (BHS) Community. BHS students named some issues that are valued at the high school and the Register...

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Budget, Maintenance Bond Pass, New Board Members Elected

March 7, 2017

Burlington voters approved a $74 million school budget on Town Meeting Day, said yes to a capital improvements bond and determined school board members. The complete education-related results are below: North District - School Board Incumbent Mark Barlow...

Helen Hossley (left), is challenging incumbent Mark Barlow (right), for the North District seat on the Burlington School Board. | Courtesy Photos

Your Guide to Burlington School Board Candidates

March 4, 2017

North District Five Burlington school board candidates will be on the ballot on March 7. However, only the North District is a contested race. Incumbent Mark Barlow will be facing off against challenger Helen Hossley. Barlow, a graduate of Burlington...

Emma Chaffee, Balkisa Abdikadir, Eliza Abedi and Hawa Adam pose for a photo on Jan. 25. Students wore black and pink to show support for women’s rights. | Photo: OREAD

Students Wear Black and Pink to Raise Awareness for Women’s Rights

Lucy Govoni February 3, 2017

Eliza Abedi recalled getting home from work on Jan. 20, and turning on the television. Millions of women were marching around the world. History was being made, and she wanted to witness it. “It was amazing, beautiful and something that doesn't doesn't...

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