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Two Sophomores Turn Their Quarantine Hobby into the All-New BHS Chess Club

Owen Jolly June 4, 2021

On a cold winter evening, sophomores Arianna Lyons and Colton Devenow were bored and wondering how to spend their free time. The pair was relaxing in Devenow’s basement, when suddenly, they discovered...

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Aria Batten Unmuted: What it’s Like Coming Out as Transgender in a Pandemic

Sid Gullikson June 2, 2021

From March 2020 to March 2021, all Burlington High School students struggled with computer issues, isolation, work loads, and online classes. BHS sophomore Aria Batten struggled with more than tech issues...

On the Front Lines of BHS: A Look at the Day-to-Day Experiences of School Nurses Over the Past Year

On the Front Lines of BHS: A Look at the Day-to-Day Experiences of School Nurses Over the Past Year

Bridget Comerford-Joyce May 24, 2021

Throughout students' school careers, if they ever needed to rest, get a Band-Aid, or were just not feeling well, they would go to the health office. At BHS, that meant seeing one of the two school nurses:...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love

Anna Huener February 12, 2020

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith Over the past few months that I have been reviewing books, I have tended to avoid classics and older books. My logic usually includes the knowledge that these...

A free pile of clothing sits outside Burlingtons Battery Street Jeans. /
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Thrift shop and art haven: Burlington’s Battery Street Jeans

Anna Huener February 12, 2020

Located on College Street in Downtown Burlington, Battery Street Jeans is one of the most popular thrift stores in Chittenden county. With local art lining the walls, and everything from VCR tapes to...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love

Anna Huener November 20, 2019

Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Casey McQuiston’s Red, White, and Royal Blue is the gay romance novel we’ve all been waiting for. Red, White, and Royal Blue is the story of two...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love

Anna Huener November 7, 2019

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky Stephen Chbosky captures the struggles of high school in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Published in 1999, the book has passed its 20th anniversary....

Saja Almogalli, a BHS sophomore

BHS sophomore speaks at United Nations

Emma Chaffee October 16, 2017

Saja Almogalli, a Burlington High School (BHS) sophomore, spent a day last month alongside Jane Goodall, the United Nations (UN) Messenger of Peace, and Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary-General. Almogalli...

Extended teacher absences can often require school administration to hire a long-term substitute.

The Science Behind Long Term Substitutes

February 20, 2017

On any given day there are a handful of substitute teachers covering daily absences.  And, each year teachers request the assistance of long term substitutes while they take medical leave, pregnancy leave,...

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