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2018 YES class: Creativity and Mindfulness does Yoga. Photo: Colby Skoglund.

Students say yes to YES

Preity Mangar, Staff Writer March 19, 2022

BHS’ Year End Studies (YES) program is up and running again after a two-year pause due to COVID-19. YES is a two-week intensive learning experience held at the end of the school year that offers a wide...

Students participating in walk out. Photo: Georgia Wool

“It is okay to be gay”: Students walk out in protest of anti-LGBTQ legislation

Julia Keeton, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2022

On March 11, chants of “homophobia has got to go” and expletives aimed at Texas lawmakers pierced the usual afternoon quiet of Church Street Marketplace. The voices behind the shouts? Burlington High...

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...

Drama Rehearsal Photo: Daniel Gibson

BHS drama set to open interactive murder mystery

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The BHS drama department is set to open “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” this Wednesday, February 16. The performance will be held in the old campus’ auditorium on 2/16, 2/17, and 2/18.  “It's...

Detour staff work on magazine. Photo courtesy: Anastazia Lodestone.

Detour highlights student creators in upcoming issue

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer December 20, 2021

As students walk through DtBHS, they may notice the many colored posters advertising Detour, BHS’ literary magazine. The publication's first issue of the school year will be released tomorrow, December...

Church Street, where many seniors go during their free blocks. Photo: Rebecca Cunningham

BHS Student Union advocates for open campus

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer December 19, 2021

On December 13, Thomas Lyons ‘23 hung up posters for the Student Union, a club he started this year to address the needs of his classmates. Among three goals his flyer listed, one said, “To make it...

School Board discusses new state PCB action levels

School Board discusses new state PCB action levels

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

On December 7, the Burlington School Board met to discuss the effect of the Vermont Department of Health’s (VTDOH) new polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) “action levels” on their planned construction...

A Flag Exchange ceremony that took place on March 6, 2004. Photo Courtesy: International Club

International Club brings flag tradition to DtBHS

Preity Mangar, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

On November 29, the International Club hung the flags of 77 countries throughout DtBHS with the purpose to create a welcoming environment for the community. They also hope to hang the flags of the Black...

Fabrice Kerozene. Photo: Fabric Kerozene

From the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Burlington: Fabrice Kerozene tells his story

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

On November 5, BHS students attended a school-wide showing of the play “Cartography", based on immigrants' journeys to America. The school watched as the characters coped with grueling paperwork and...

The Burlington School District Multilingual Liaisons. Photo: Nijaza Semic

Bridging the gap: Multilingual liaisons bring communities together

Rebecca Cunningham, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

On October 21, Nijaza Semic, the district Multilingual Liaison Coordinator, walked into room 233 ready to start her day. Within minutes, multilingual liaisons approached with questions, parents called...

BHS Senior Choir. Courtesy: Billy Ray Poli

Students return to live performance in Fall Preview Concert

Clio Burns November 9, 2021

On October 28, dtBHS opened its doors to the public for the school’s Fall Preview Concert. BHS’s band, orchestra, and choir each performed pieces, which the Register livestreamed on Facebook. For BHS...

Student sleeping in class. Photo: Clio Burns

Later start time receives vast approval from students

Clio Burns, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

In a survey sent out by Register reporters in January 2019, the majority of BHS students called for a later start time. This year, those students' wishes have come true. With a new start time of 9am, BHS...

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