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Yes, I can sit still. Yes, I am a girl. And yes, I have ADHD.

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021
The signs weren't new. Why had it taken 15 years to finally get diagnosed? The answer is simple: I am a girl.
Cunningham and Hondal work at their computers Photo: Rebecca Cunningham and Julia Hondal

Student representatives aim to improve communications between the student body and the School Board

Julia Keeton, Staff writer November 17, 2020

On a cold October evening, BHS junior Rebecca Cunningham delivered a heartfelt speech over Zoom to the Burlington School District’s School Board. She urged the commissioners to consider allowing students...

Church's classroom in 1992 and 2020
Photo: courtesy Bob Church

From heart transplants to Google Meets: the complicated ways BHS faculty are coming to terms with the school closure

Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2020

On September 16, Chris Sharp, a Burlington High School (BHS) art teacher of 29 years, opened his all-faculty meeting invitation and clicked on the Zoom link. He and his colleagues got an announcement...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 2

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 2

Nora Jacobsen May 26, 2020

I think I will remember this time as the biggest time for self-growth. I've had this time to really reflect on myself and prioritize mental health, and other things like that. I think for me...

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1

Student stories from quarantine Vol. 1

Nora Jacobsen May 11, 2020

  I live next door to essential health care workers who have a four-year-old and four-month-old and they have been going to work, not at high-risk but they just needed help with babysitting....

Five ways to help locally during a pandemic

Five ways to help locally during a pandemic

Nora Jacobsen March 30, 2020

Uncertainty has been the only consistent in the past few weeks. It is hard to know what to do, and in a global crisis as massive as COVID-19, it is easy to find oneself feeling powerless. Luckily there...

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Custodians Reed Richards and Warren Runnals strike a pose in the cafeteria.

OPINION: Throw it Away

Nora Jacobsen November 7, 2019

Cleaning up after ourselves is not a humanitarian act worthy of praise. It is a simple sign of respect. When you leave a mess, intentional or not, the effect is the same: custodians are forced to take...

Uncaring or Uninformed? No students show to first two student input meetings regarding the future of their school

Uncaring or Uninformed? No students show to first two student input meetings regarding the future of their school

Halle Newman December 19, 2017

From elevator malfunctions to water-damaged ceilings, 53 year-old Burlington High School (BHS) has clear building problems that the community has to address. In May of 2017, Superintendent Yaw Obeng called...

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New Student Government Launches, Struggles With Diversity

Niels Arentezn April 14, 2017

Last year Jeffrey Peterson along with the countless other students, felt that there needed to be a more effective method of conveying student voice within the district. In response he took a leadership...

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