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Students cheer at the homecoming football game. Photo: Soni Laughlin

2022 Fall sports: mid-season update

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer October 15, 2022

Girls Soccer Lost to South Burlington in 2021 Division I playdowns How is your season going? "We have improved so much since our first game, but we will continue to get better in our attacking mindset. For the past couple of years, we've...

Photo: Courtesy of Jinny Diop

Students connect through club opportunities

Oscar Jacobsen, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

Students roam the halls visiting one classroom and the next. In each room, advisors have set up displays and presentations to inform students about a club they are leading. On September 23, BHS held a club fair for students to learn about and sign up...

Jinny Diop putting gas in her car. Photo: Preity Mangar

Increased gas prices worry BHS drivers

Preity Mangar, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

Gas prices in Vermont and nationwide have risen in recent months with the statewide average in April being $4.25 per gallon, $1.44 higher than in 2021. Prices in Burlington specifically have increased between January and early May by 13.03 cents. Many...

The twins of BHS: life with your other half

The twins of BHS: life with your other half

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

Marchessault Brothers ‘23 Q: Do your teachers/friends/parents ever mix you up? Lucas: “My parents and friends mix us up very rarely, but I have had teachers claiming they saw a shorter clone of me wandering the halls.” Q: How do you think being...

Students work. Photo: Rebecca Cunningham

Students and teachers share mixed feelings about mask optional policy

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor March 20, 2022

As Covid-19 case counts fall across Vermont, restrictions begin to loosen. For the first time in two years, some students and teachers arrived at school on Monday, March 14, without wearing a mask. Reactions ranged from concern to indifference to optimism.  “I...

Seahorse Cafe Photo: Lily Young

Seahorse Cafe opens new opportunities

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Upon first entering the Seahorse Cafe in room 154 at dtBHS, one is immediately welcomed by the smells of fresh coffee and donuts ready to be eaten. A sign in bright blue bubble letters hangs behind the counter and warm fairy lights frame the mall-turned...

BHS students pose for a photo at the Winter Ball in 2020. Photo: Colby Skoglund/OREAD

Winter Ball or Spring Ball? BHS school dance postponed until March

Rebecca Cunningham, Managing Editor January 14, 2022

On January 4, Principal Lauren McBride emailed BHS students announcing her decision to postpone Winter Ball due to surging Covid-19 cases in the district. Initially scheduled for January 29, the dance will now take place at a later date in March.  “This...

Seniors in parade wait for elevator. Photo Courtesy: Ethan Huff

Seniors present BHS’ first ever Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Early on November 19, BHS held its own Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Seniors paraded through the halls dressed up as different characters and rolled in on floats. They formed kick lines, held colorful balloons, and threw candy to underclassmen.  “It...

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...

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Photo: Sami Crafts

Old technology rediscovered: students share passion for film photography

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Sami Crafts 23’ stands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art taking in the surrounding Greek and Roman statues. She removes her Minolta film camera from her bag, loaded with a roll of unexposed film. Using the viewfinder, she snaps black and white photos...

Desperate Housewives of Shakespeare rehearsal- Photo: Daniel Gibson

Lights, camera, action: curtain rises on one-act plays

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

The BHS Drama Club has been working since mid-September to write, direct and act in this year's student-led one-act play showcase. The six 20 minute ‘one-acts’ offer a wide range of storylines from murder mysteries to Shakespearean-themed comedies...

Photo: Nora Jacobsen

School Board passes motion for new BHS location

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

On November 2, the School Board voted unanimously to pass a motion to select 52 Institute Road North as the site for a newly constructed BHS and Burlington Technical Center (BTC) building. The site was chosen from 3 possible sites: Institute Road North,...

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