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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 is a small, alternative high school...

Illustration: Zoe Maxwell

Opinion: Twitter is a cesspool of thinspo

Samuel Doan, Contributing Writer March 25, 2022

Thinspo: Short for "thinspiration" (especially in the context of anorexia nervosa) used in reference to something or someone that serves as motivation for a person seeking to maintain a very low body weight “Glad I didn’t find out about this in...

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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...

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 this will be like a marking point for when I started...

Social distancing: the teenage perspective

Social distancing: the teenage perspective

Anna Huener May 14, 2020

On March 24, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed an order telling Vermonters to “stay home”. The repercussions include the shutting-down of non-essential businesses, ending social gatherings, and above all, staying home. This is hard for everyone....

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. So the past few weeks I've been doing...

BTC Computer Sciences survey on internet addiction

BTC Students Prep Survey on Gaming Addiction

Ayden Flanigan December 3, 2019

In computer science, a BTC class instructed by Bram Moreinis, a group of four students, Josiah McSweeny, Maxwell Novak, Andrew Dutil, and Galloway Moris, are working on an internet survey that will to gauge the effects of internet gaming disorder. “We...

Junior to junior: What is kindness?

Junior to junior: What is kindness?

January 11, 2019

BHS junior Jenna Peterson asks kindergarteners for advice on being kind. "If someone can't do it, you can help them. Or if someone falls, you can catch them if you can," said kindergartener Lele. Video edited by Jenna Peterson, editor.

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Anonymous student uses their vape in library bathroom.

Burlington High School, vaporized

January 11, 2019

by Sam Beste, Staff Writer Disclaimer: All student names in this article were changed to protect their identity. Smoking Cigarettes in the US is at an all time low, down 5 percent from 2005. Meanwhile, electronic vapor use is on the rise. The...

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