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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

Seniors in parade wait for elevator. Photo Courtesy: Ethan Huff

Seniors present BHS’ first ever Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Early on November 19, BHS held its own Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Seniors paraded through the halls dressed up as different characters and rolled in on floats. They formed kick lines, held colorful balloons, and threw candy to underclassmen.  “It...

Photo Courtesy: Elizabeth Crawford

Seahorse of the Week: Elizabeth Crawford

Sasha Hugo and Ayden Flanigan February 1, 2021

Each week the Register will feature a BHS student as "Seahorse of the Week" and ask them a set of questions aimed at revealing their character. This week, we sat down with BHS senior Elizabeth Crawford!   What have you been thinking a lot about...

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in

Ayden Flanigan October 13, 2020

Scores of cars lined up around the back of the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex on Saturday, October third. A march of dancing bear bumper stickers waiting to be corralled into carefully crafted rows in front of a small stage. They were waiting to see...

A Letter to a Freshman, from a Senior

A Letter to a Freshman, from a Senior

Anessa Conner October 5, 2020

Dear Freshman,  Welcome to The Reef!  We are so excited to have so many new fish in our sea. The jump from middle to high school has always been an intimidating one. This does not even take into account the dystopian pandemic in which...

Chart showing the teacher positions and classes that have been cut in the last four years.

OP-ED: Why does BHS want to get rid of senior year?

Lucy Govoni May 24, 2018

With senior year comes newfound freedom, fun traditions, and the everpresent excitement of graduation. In addition to these exciting aspects of being in 12th grade, there is one thing that most students at Burlington High School (BHS) tend to like the...

Senior to senior: what does marijuana legalization mean to Vermont?

Senior to senior: what does marijuana legalization mean to Vermont?

Halle Newman January 31, 2018

Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed a marijuana legalization bill into law on Monday, January 22nd. This law legalizes the possession and recreational consumption of marijuana for adults over 21, and goes into effect on July 1st. Although the United States...

Advice to freshmen from a senior

Advice to freshmen from a senior

Theo Davis October 24, 2017

The jump from middle school to high school can be daunting. In middle school my parents used to tell me, “If you do not try hard in class, you’ll make a habit out of it and by the time you get to high school, you will not be able to adjust to the...

Alexandre Silberman at the press briefing room for the U.S. House of Representatives during a tour of the Capitol Building at the 2016 Al Neuharth and Free Spirit Journalism Conference. | Photo: Courtesy Newseum Institute

Last Words: Senior Editor Alexandre Silberman Signs Off

June 12, 2017

This is the end. After hours of school board meetings, interviews, research and tens of thousands of words later, my high school journalism career has come to an end. It’s been a wild ride. Each story I pursued brought me closer to the greater community....

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