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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

Students watch BHS homecoming drag ball. Photo Courtesy: Sonia Laughlin

From school sports to drama productions: students reflect on school year

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer June 6, 2022

As BHS finishes the 2021-22 school year with spring sports championships and the Year End Studies (YES) presentation learning, the Register spoke to students to hear their thoughts on the year, the first one fully in-person since 2018-19. “The biggest...

Burlington Invite. Photo: Aya Goldstein

The Burlington Invitational

Aya Goldstein, Contributing Writer May 20, 2022

Track team members kick off their sprint.

2022 Spring Sports: Mid-season Update

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

BOYS LACROSSE (1-7) Q: How do you think the season is going far? Capt. Seb Brown ‘22: “We had a rough start, but we just won our first game which is good. Our schedule is tough. We are playing all of the best teams in the state.” Q: What...

Team embraces after win. Photo: Gillian Fairfax

The golden touch: Girls Nordic wins state title for second year in a row

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

On the cold and sunny morning of February 24, the eight members of the Girls Nordic States team arrived just after 8 am at Craftsbury Outdoor Center, lugging with them equipment, sleeping bags, and pillows. With two hours to go, the hectic preparations...

Vivian Proutys winning poster

Preventing hate: Poster competition promotes respect

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

On January 28, the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) announced the three winners of their Anti-Hate Poster Contest. The first-place poster from Vivian Prouty of Burr and Burton Academy will be hung at high school and middle school sporting events...

The bass fishing team: Jackson Schmitt 23, Admad Dennis 23, Nathan Lorrain 23, Mason Sweester 25 Photo: Nathan Lorrain

Hooked on fishing: BHS bass fishing team team looks forward to nationals

Oscar Jacobsen, Contributing Writer February 15, 2022

This past fall season, the Varsity Bass Fishing team won the 2021 Twin State Challenge, which invites them to travel to Alabama in June of 2022 to compete in nationals. The team won first place with a weigh in total of 19.3 pounds over five fish, outcompeting...

Alpine Skiing racing. Photo Credit: Colby Skoglund

2021 Winter sports preview: Athletes’ perspectives

Owen Jolly , Staff Writer December 22, 2021

Girls Nordic Skiing  Have you noticed any significant changes to your team this season? “I don't think there has ever been more than three or four [middle schoolers on the team]. But this year, there has been probably around 10. It's really awesome....

Fans swarm the team. Photo: Michael Stein

BHS boys volleyball make history with championship win

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

On November 6, BHS’ boys varsity volleyball team took home the state championship title for the first time in the program’s history. In volleyball, the first team to win three sets wins the game. The team beat CVU in three straight sets, ending their...

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...

Standard competes against the Montpelier team in 2021.

Mentor, Leader, and BHS Ultimate Star: Maya Standard

Anna Huener and Owen Jolly April 29, 2021
Thirteen-year-old Maya Standard joined the BHS ultimate team in 2017, the first year that boys’ and girls' ultimate teams were separated. Now, in her senior year, Standard is a captain of the Girl’s Varsity Ultimate team, and a key player for both BHS and the Equinox team, a co-ed team of Vermont’s strongest youth players.
BHS boys lacrosse

Kicking off the Season After Two Years: 2021 Spring Sports Overview

Rebecca Cunningham and Lea Mihok April 5, 2021

Outdoor Track and Field  Why should students join track and field? “Track is a lifelong sport where there are so many different opportunities. People think it’s running fast around a track, it’s not that. It’s all different aspects of athletic...

Freshman Noah Rubman handles the puck in a game against Lyndon. Photo courtesy: Kat Rossman

Boys Hockey Team Adapts To Changes This Season on and off the Ice

Alex Wick, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

It was only 7 a.m., but the gymnasium in the old BHS campus on Institute Road was bustling with activity. The sounds of basketballs bouncing and rubber soles squeaking on the hardwood floor echoed across the campus. The athletes on the court, surprisingly,...

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