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Multi-family house for sale within Burlington. Photo: Owen Jolly

Vermont teachers struggle with soaring housing costs

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer May 26, 2022

Burlington House sale prices increased by 22.9% in the past year, while rental prices increased by $100.00 per month. This pricey and competitive real estate market has made it increasingly difficult for...

Horizons front entrance. Photo: Owen Jolly

Horizons: an alternative approach

Owen Jolly, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

There are around 30 students in the Horizons system and each student has Principal Bobby Riley’s personal phone number.  They are instructed to call or text him for any reason-- school related or personal. Horizons...

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...

Left: Melanee Alexander Top Right: Francesca Dupuis Bottom Right: Kate Paxton

Staff Spotlight: BHS’ new assistant principals share goals, visions and values

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

What is your vision for the BHS community? Dupuis: “My [vision] is to create a safe space and a welcoming space for my students and to get to know them and show them that somebody cares about them.” Alexander:...

New gym teachers enter “the best job in the school”

New gym teachers enter “the best job in the school”

Henry Padnos February 20, 2020

What is the best part about being a gym teacher at BHS? Mr. Buck: “It’s the best job in the school. Being a gym teacher in general is awesome, because everybody knows PE is the best class in...

Photo: Jacqueline Kohler

Dr. Kohler stops to take in the view at Yosemite National Park.

BHS teachers tell stories of summer fun

Julia Shannon-Grillo May 24, 2018

Burlington High School teachers to reflect on past summers: Dr. Jacqueline Kohler, Science: As an avid adventurist, Dr. Kohler spends her summers immersing herself in nature. For the past twenty-five...

BEA President Fran Brock addresses the media after reaching a tentative agreement with the Burlington School Board in October, 2016. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register

UPDATE: Projected Faculty Turnover Rate Prompts Concerns

May 29, 2017

  Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include new data and information released by the Burlington School District on Tuesday. 7.8 percent of teachers will not be returning to the district...

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) has voted to re-accredit Burlington High School.

English Department Adds Humor, Mindfulness to Teaching Style

April 13, 2017

Wander through C-building and you will see fifteen teachers, teaching ten different ways.   It’s striking how teachers of the same subject have such different and creative ways of helping students...

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