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“Our house is on fire”: Burlington strikes for climate change

Burlington High School's environmental club LEAP, put posters detailing the strike around school
Jenna Peterson September 19, 2019

In August 2018, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg started an international political movement.  Every Friday, instead of school, Thunberg occupied the steps of the Swedish legislature to insist they...

Worldwide climate strike: where does BHS stand?

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March 12, 2019

by Emily McNichols On March 15th, students around the world will trade their classrooms for the steps of their local legislative buildings to confront legislators on the issue of climate change. Climate...

BREAKING: Burlington teachers vote to strike in five days if contract settlement not reached

Emma Chaffee September 7, 2017

Burlington teachers have voted to authorize a strike beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 13 if a contract settlement with the school board cannot be reached before that date. Fran Brock, president of the Burlington...

No Settlement Reached After Teacher Contract Mediation Session

Burlington School Board members voted to adopt a $7M budget for FY18 and put forth a deferred maintenance bond, during a meeting at Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10.
June 1, 2017

The Burlington Education Association (BEA) and the Burlington School Board have yet to reach a settlement after a seven hour mediation session on Monday, according to a statement from the district. The...

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