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BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

Students participating in walk out. Photo: Georgia Wool

“It is okay to be gay”: Students walk out in protest of anti-LGBTQ legislation

Julia Keeton, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2022

On March 11, chants of “homophobia has got to go” and expletives aimed at Texas lawmakers pierced the usual afternoon quiet of Church Street Marketplace. The voices behind the shouts? Burlington High School and Edmunds Middle School students protesting...

BHS GSA prepares for the drag ball. Photo courtesy: Andrew LeValley

The kings and queens of BHS: students to perform in drag ball

Georgia Wool and Julia Keeton October 15, 2021

BHS’ Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is working hard to create their own LGBTQ+ community at BHS. This year, the club is starting by running BHS’ first ever drag ball at the school’s homecoming football game. The game kicks off at 7:00 pm, and the...

Photo: Aria Batten

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 and studying; she also dealt with issues young...

Highlighting the LGBTQ+, BLM and Disability communities through literature

Bridget Comerford-Joyce December 17, 2020

December break is the perfect time to cozy up with a good book. After looking through book suggestions from our fantastic BHS Librarian Shannon Walters and combing the good old web, I created a personal reading list. From sweet romance to harsh reality,...

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