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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...

LGBTQ+ advocates unite to train school board on fighting transphobia

Photo: Jenna Peterson / Allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community march at Burlington's pride event in 2018.
Jenna Peterson February 11, 2020

The Burlington High School (BHS) cafeteria hummed with excitement on Tuesday night while advocates, allies, and transgender youth eagerly waited to begin training the Burlington School Board on transgender...

OPINION: Choose to be a better man

OPINION: Choose to be a better man
Sam Beste November 7, 2019

Last year I was in the locker room changing into my running clothes for cross country practice when some boys started commenting on the length of the shorts my teammates and I were wearing. In cross country...

New activist group: Social Justice Union

Social Justice Union Logo
Photo: Courtesy of Social Justice Union
Summer Grace October 13, 2017

The Social Justice Union is a newly formed activism group at Burlington High School (BHS). Hawa Adam, Binti Malawia, and Balkisa Omar started the group, which is dedicated to addressing discrimination...

BHS Students and Faculty Attend Women’s March on D.C. and Montpelier

A woman raises her first in the air as thousands of people gather for the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21. The event took place the day after the Inauguration. | Photo: Emma Chaffee/ Register
Emma Chaffee February 3, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 21, millions of people worldwide took part in marches for women’s rights. Outside of the main event in Washington, there were marches in all 50 states, as well as 56 countries outside...

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