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Aria Batten Unmuted: What it’s Like Coming Out as Transgender in a Pandemic

Sid Gullikson June 2, 2021

From March 2020 to March 2021, all Burlington High School students struggled with computer issues, isolation, work loads, and online classes. BHS sophomore Aria Batten struggled with more than tech issues...

Photo: Jenna Peterson / Allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community march at Burlingtons pride event in 2018.

LGBTQ+ advocates unite to train school board on fighting transphobia

Jenna Peterson February 12, 2020

The Burlington High School (BHS) cafeteria hummed with excitement on Tuesday night while advocates, allies, and transgender youth eagerly waited to begin training the Burlington School Board on transgender...

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LBGTQ support sign welcomes students to the nurses office.

BHS grapples with the language of gender

Emily McNichols, Staff Writer January 11, 2019

Last October, the New York Times released information about the upcoming Department of Health and Human Services memo on a new transgender policy that defines gender based on which genitalia a person...

Posters around Burlington High School advertise the Gay Straight Alliance club, which was relaunched as an after school program this year. | Photo: Lucy Govoni/Register

Club Launched as Safe Space for LGBT Students

Lucy Govoni April 29, 2017

Think of a club and BHS probably offers it. BHS students have the option to participate in clubs such as, bowling, Leap environmental club, detour literary magazine, Model UN, there is even a minecraft...

Micah Tremblay, a BHS senior and transgender male, holds up his school identification card on Jan. 30. | Photo: Jake Bucci/Register

Transgender Students Seek Name Recognition

Theo Davis February 7, 2017

Students with a preferred name other than their legal name can not simply have their name changed in Powerschool, the system the Burlington School District uses to track student information. “I’m...

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