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From Macy’s in 1947 to Macy’s in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later

From Macy's in 1947 to Macy's in 2020: Miracle on 34th Street 73 years later
Nora Jacobsen, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2020

This February, the dingy vacant Macy's building once filled with fluorescent lights, mannequins, and perfume counters will become the temporary new home of BHS. As department stores all across the nation...

Artist Profile: The Many Faces of Zoe Maxwell

Artist Profile: The Many Faces of Zoe Maxwell
Nora Jacobsen December 9, 2020

Note: Since Maxwell's initial interview with the Register, she has joined the Register staff as a contributing artist, and her artwork has been featured in several stories.  Zoe Maxwell's bedroom...

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...

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance
Anna Huener April 8, 2020

Traditionally, in the Christian faith, Easter is observed as a service to celebrate the sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Congregations gather to sing, eat, and worship. In the wake of the COVID-19...

OP-ED: Give credit to athletes

OP-ED: Give credit to athletes
Julia Shannon-Grillo January 31, 2018

Every blue day at 8AM I make my way into the basement of Burlington High School to change into something more suitable for my ‘lifetime activities’ class. So far this year my classmates and I have...

Food inaccessibility over breaks

Photo: Halle Newman
A Thanksgiving themed lunch served at BHS.
Nataleigh Noble November 20, 2017

Co-written by Nataleigh Noble and Halle Newman Every week, students at Burlington High School (BHS) from all socioeconomic backgrounds line up together for burrito day on Thursday and for the famous stir...

Burlington High School Teacher Awarded Rowland Fellowship

Burlington High School science teacher Gretchen Muller, front row, fifth from left, poses for a photo with the 2017-18 Rowland Foundation fellows. | Photo: Courtesy Rowland Foundation
Niels Arentezn June 3, 2017

Gretchen Muller, a Burlington High School science teacher, has been awarded a fellowship with the Rowland Foundation for the 2017-18 school year. Muller was one of ten teachers from around the state to...

Students Puzzled Over Odd Make-Up Day

Burlington High School is adding a makeup school day on June 19, after the completion of the YES program. Principal Tracy Racicot said she expects all students in grades 9-11 to be present. | Photo: screenshot
Lucy Govoni June 2, 2017

Note: This is the final edition of "What's Up With That?," a bi-weekly column by staff writer Lucy Govoni which explores questions and oddities that have community members curious. It actually snowed...

UPDATE: Projected Faculty Turnover Rate Prompts Concerns

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

Student Directors Take Lead in BHS One Acts

Photo: Jake Bucci/Register
Theo Davis May 29, 2017

The One Acts are an excellent and unique dramatic opportunity for BHS students. After winter break students get the opportunity to direct or act in short, one act plays. All students who wish to participate,...

Petition Attacks Response to Swastika Email Icon

Left: The Nazi swastika. Right: The Hindu swastika used by student Kolby LaMarche on his school email account. | Photos: Wikimedia
May 26, 2017

The use of a Hindu swastika for a school email profile picture by Kolby LaMarche, a Burlington High School freshman, has prompted his peers to circulate a petition requesting administration to require...

Lawmakers, Stakeholders Debate Pot Legalization Impact on Youth

Some lawmakers and community members are concerned about the impact that marijuana legalization in Vermont might have on youth. | Photo: Miran Rijavec/Flickr
Emma Chaffee May 22, 2017

UPDATE: Gov. Phil Scott vetoed the marijuana legalization bill at a press conference in Montpelier this afternoon.  Vermont legislators have passed a bill that if signed by Gov. Phil Scott will legalize...

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