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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...

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.
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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...

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...

BHS nordic skiers wax their skis in preparation for a race against each other // Photo courtesy of Eric Hart

Let the Games Begin: Governor Scott Loosens Restrictions on High School Sports

Rebecca Cunningham and Jackson Haugh February 11, 2021

As the sun slipped below the horizon on Wednesday, February 3, BHS Nordic skiers sprinted towards the finish at Hard'ack Recreational Center. These BHS athletes only raced their teammates, but their times...

BHS Seawolves face  the opposition masked this football season.

A Dangerous Game: BHS Sports Teams Adapt Under Covid Regulations

Lea Mihok October 9, 2020

The BHS fields are overcast. The bleachers are wet and rain beats down onto the turf, but clouds are not the only thing hanging over this match. A small crowd of parents and fans wait, using their phones...

Ace tours Burlington spreading school spirit!

Ace: A mascot who takes his job seriously

Rebecca Cunningham September 28, 2020

Ace the Seahorse, Burlington High School’s mascot, faced a new challenge when schools closed in March: lack of school spirit. Ace knew the detrimental long-term health effects from which students with...

Burlington-Colchester Sealakers advance to girls hockey finals

Burlington-Colchester Sealakers advance to girls hockey finals

Anna Huener March 7, 2020

At the end of the first period of the girl’s hockey semifinal, Burlington-Colchester trailed Harwood with a score of 2-1. With the lone goal scored by Colchester’s Meghan Lehouiller, tensions were...

BHS high fives their opposing team after a spirited game of ultimate frisbee.
Photo: Brian MacDonald

The spirit that sets ultimate frisbee apart

Ayden Flanigan February 21, 2020

Ultimate Frisbee employs no referees. That’s right.  Players make the calls. This ownership demands honor which the fast-growing sport calls the “Spirit of the Game.” “Spirit of the game...

USAs Ilona Delsing Rosa Maher charges through the Australia defense on day one of the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens 2018 womens competition on 29 November, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

BHS alumna Ilona Maher powers to top of USA rugby

Lea Mihok, Staff Writer December 19, 2018

If one were to name a sport Vermonters excel at, they would probably choose skiing, snowboarding, or maybe even ultimate frisbee. Definitely not rugby, but recently Vermonter and BHS alumna, Ilona Maher,...

What do BHS students think of the Seawolf?

What do BHS students think of the Seawolf?

Ayden Flanigan and Hazel Wasmund October 5, 2018

Burlington High School (BHS), Winooski High School (WHS), and South Burlington High School (SBHS) joined forces this year to create a combined football team: the Seawolves. One of the many tasks that...

Cheerleaders Preform at BHS homecoming game
Photo: Anessa Conner

Bring it on! Combined cheerleading team provides opportunities for BHS students

Anessa Conner September 28, 2018

Every day at 3:05 Savanah Jarvis, a BHS junior, and Kami Chadwick, BHS freshman, rush to South Burlington High School (SBHS) for their 3:45 cheerleading practice. Their hair is already up in a tight ponytail...

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