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BSD progresses in superintendent search

BSD progresses in superintendent search

Anna Huener January 8, 2020

On November 6, 2019, Burlington Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced that he will resign in June. Since then, the Burlington School Board has hired the search firm McPherson & Jacobson, LLC to advise...

Photo: Courtesy Burlington School District / Superintendent Yaw Obeng (right) pictured above with Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger (left).

BREAKING: Superintendent Yaw Obeng to step down in June

Julia Shannon-Grillo November 6, 2019

Burlington, VT - At 9:33 this morning, Burlington Superintendent of Schools Yaw Obeng sent an email addressed to BSD Community announcing his resignation.  “This decision has not been an easy...

Noel Green's BHS website photo.

BREAKING: BHS principal candidates drop out of race

Julia Shannon-Grillo March 18, 2019

Earlier this afternoon, Burlington School District (BSD) Superintendent Yaw Obeng released a statement announcing that two of the three remaining candidates for the Burlington High School (BHS) principal...

Photo: Jenna Peterson
Kate Stein and Martine Gulick react to the passing of the bond in Wards 6 and 4

BREAKING: Citizens “Vote Yes for BHS”

Jenna Peterson November 6, 2018

Tonight a wave of excitement swept over the cafeteria in Burlington High School (BHS) where Superintendent Yaw Obeng invited BSD staff and community to await the results of the “Say Yes for BHS” bond...

Members of the BHS Social Justice Union celebrate as the unanimous verdict to raise the flag is announced.

Black Lives Matter at BHS

Emma Chaffee February 16, 2018

Burlington High School (BHS) will become the second high school in the nation to raise a Black Lives Matter (BLM) flag on Monday, February 19th. This past Tuesday, the Burlington school board voted unanimously...

Burlington School Board members voted to adopt a $7M budget for FY18 and put forth a deferred maintenance bond, during a meeting at Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10.

Burlington School Board Passes $74M Budget, Seeks Maintenance Bond

July 11, 2017

Watch a video of the full meeting: The Burlington School Board voted to adopt a budget of $73.76 million for FY18 at a meeting at Hunt Middle School on Jan. 10. The result is a 6.6 percent budget increase...

Burlington High School Principal Tracy Racicot. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register

Racicot Looks to the Future as Permanent Principal

May 22, 2017

Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced on April 21 that Tracy Racicot had been hired as the permanent principal at Burlington High School. Racicot served as the high school’s interim leader this year. From...

Changes to the administrative hiring process under Superintendent Yaw Obeng have removed parents, students and teachers from hiring committees. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register

Investigation: Reduced Community Input in Hiring Process Sparks Criticism

March 29, 2017

Changes to the administrator hiring process under Burlington School District Superintendent Yaw Obeng have removed parents from committees and left community members concerned. Obeng was involved in hiring...

Board members discuss the FY18 budget during a finance committee meeting on Tuesday night.

District Announces Preliminary Budget

July 21, 2016

Over two dozen residents packed into the Ira Allen Board Room at the Burlington School District central offices on Tuesday night for the school board finance committee meeting. The agenda: presenting...

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