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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...

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...

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...

Photo: Jenna Peterson / Allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community march at Burlingtons pride event in 2018.

LGBTQ+ advocates unite to train school board on fighting transphobia

Jenna Peterson February 12, 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...

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New activist group: 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...

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

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

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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