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Racism, Racial Trauma, and Bias in Schools: A Recap of BSD’s February 3 Equity Webinar

Anna Huener, Staff Writer February 4, 2021
Around 70 individuals met over Zoom Wednesday evening, February 3, to discuss racialized trauma at a Burlington School District Equity Webinar. A small group of panelists, people of color currently or previously involved in the school district, shared their experiences with racism and racial trauma.
‘Bridgerton’: A Period Drama Done Right

‘Bridgerton’: A Period Drama Done Right

Anna Huener, Staff Writer January 23, 2021
Netflix’s latest period drama, Bridgerton, created by Chris Van Dusen and directed by Shonda Rimes, premiered on December 25, 2020. The show immediately captivated viewers, and has secured a spot on Netflix’s top ten list even weeks later. The popularity is understandable: the costumes are delightful, as is the setting of the show. However, modern-day themes set Bridgerton apart. 

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...

Protestors clothed in black march down Burlington's Pearl Street on September 3, 2020. 
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“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives Matter

Anna Huener October 4, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic...

EMS students raise BLM flag

EMS students raise BLM flag

Anna Huener November 20, 2019

On November 12, 2019, ten Edmunds Middle School (EMS) students sat in the Burlington High School cafeteria, each one wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt. All of the students present were part of the EMS...

Mykee Fowlin performance sparks controversy at BHS

Summer Grace June 3, 2018

Dr. Michael Fowlin, psychologist, performer, and poet, performed for the Burlington High School student body (BHS) on Monday, April 23.  His mission as stated on his website mykeefowlin.com is “to create...

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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...

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