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The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

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 middle and lower-income Burlington residents to...

Burlington Invite. Photo: Aya Goldstein

The Burlington Invitational

Aya Goldstein, Contributing Writer May 20, 2022

Track team members kick off their sprint.

2022 Spring Sports: Mid-season Update

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

BOYS LACROSSE (1-7) Q: How do you think the season is going far? Capt. Seb Brown ‘22: “We had a rough start, but we just won our first game which is good. Our schedule is tough. We are playing all of the best teams in the state.” Q: What...

Students Paint Mural at DtBHS

Macy’s makeover: Community beautifies DtBHS

Phoebe Spence, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

As DtBHS celebrates the one year anniversary of its opening, administration, student groups and staff have worked hard to make the school feel like a home. The once empty, white walls now hold student art, school spirit designs, and hand painted murals.  “It...

Team embraces after win. Photo: Gillian Fairfax

The golden touch: Girls Nordic wins state title for second year in a row

Cecily Spence, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

On the cold and sunny morning of February 24, the eight members of the Girls Nordic States team arrived just after 8 am at Craftsbury Outdoor Center, lugging with them equipment, sleeping bags, and pillows. With two hours to go, the hectic preparations...

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 School and Edmunds Middle School students protesting...

Alpine Skiing racing. Photo Credit: Colby Skoglund

2021 Winter sports preview: Athletes’ perspectives

Owen Jolly , Staff Writer December 22, 2021

Girls Nordic Skiing  Have you noticed any significant changes to your team this season? “I don't think there has ever been more than three or four [middle schoolers on the team]. But this year, there has been probably around 10. It's really awesome....

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 project.  The school board previously voted to...

Sylvan Esso. Photo: Clio Burns

Concert Review: Sylvan Esso stuns at Higher Ground

Clio Burns, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

On November 10, Higher Ground opened its doors to hundreds of people. They were all piling in to see Sylvan Esso, an electronic pop duo made up of Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn. The duo, which I was mostly unfamiliar with prior to the concert, put on...

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...

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...

Junior Jordyn O´Brien (left) and Senior Maeve Fairfax (right) running together in the championship. Photo: Rebecca Cunningham

Girls cross country strides to championship title

Georgia Wool, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

On October 30, BHS´girls cross country (XC) team won the state championship title for the first time since 2002, ending CVU's 13 year streak. With their win, the team accomplished a goal they had been working towards since last October. "When it was...

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