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Some things can't wait: Burlington High School bathrooms get a fix

Some things cannot wait and students shouldn't have to, according to a Burlington High School student. BHS junior, Kiley Trombly, described a 20-minute ordeal ...

Burlington High School, vaporized  BHS Register

by Sam Beste, Staff Writer. Disclaimer: All student names in this article were changed to protect their identity. Advertisement ...

Report Raises New Questions About Burlington School Finances  Burlington, MA Patch

Report Raises New Questions About School Finances - Burlington, MA - The report suggests faulty financial forecasting led to the school department's budget ...

Burlington School System Rethinks State Funding Requests  Burlington, MA Patch

School System Rethinks State Funding Requests - Burlington, MA - Because decisions are based on enrollment, it may make more sense to move the focus ...

MLK Day: Schools in Burlington, Vermont, change approach to observing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

Although all federal employees get MLK Day off from work, cancelling classes is not mandatory for non-federal entities such as school districts.

Stuck in Vermont: Burlington High School's Dance Team Brings the Crowd  Seven Days

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Burlington High School announces mid-year exam schedule  Wicked Local

Principal Mark J. Sullivan at Burlington High School announced the mid-year examination schedule for all BHS students.Students are required to be present ...

Burlington High School Voice of Democracy winners announced  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Burlington High School students enrolled in Honors Speech participated in this year's Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest sponsored by ...

9 apply for early retirement in Burlington schools  Burlington Hawk Eye

After fewer than expected certified staff members applied for the early retirement package offered by the Burlington School District, the school board on Monday ...

BURLINGTON STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES of 2018 – 1. Volleyball Titletown returns  myracinecounty

Burlington, Catholic Central both win state titles, celebrate together in city parade. Members of the Burlington and Catholic Central volleyball teams pose with ...

School project plans outlined | Burlington  Woburn Daily Times

BURLINGTON – The School Committee is ready to take action when it comes to seeing long-awaited projects in the district come to fruition. *Fresh* off finding out ...

Students unpack myths and find Satan  BHS Register

By Nataleigh Noble Dark rituals, bloodstained symbols, hellish sacrifices, and literal flames rising from the ground; these disturbing images bring to the popular ...

PHOTOS: Rice, Burlington resume boys basketball rivalry Photo-galleries

Burlington hosts Rice in high school boys basketball on Dec. 20, 2018.

In Photos: Burlington boys fall to Kenosha Tremper 78-62  Journal Times

Kenosha Tremper's Jake Gross drives to the basket against Burlington's Tucker Strommen on Thursday during the Demons' 78-62 loss in the Doctors of PT ...

Friday's H.S. highlights: Burlington surges past Rutland in boys basketball

Jensen Daly drains the go-ahead 3-pointer during game's decisive run as Burlington pulls out a 60-56 win over Rutland in boys basketball on Friday.

2018 Year in Review: Burlington School District right-sized  Burlington Hawk Eye

Faced with declining student enrollment, the Burlington School Board spent much of 2018 making the difficult decision of realigning the district's school buildings ...

Performing arts center proposed in Burlington | Local News  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — A proposed performing arts center in the works could reshape Burlington's riverfront landscape in the coming years.

Erica L. Williams  St. Albans Messenger

BAKERSFIELD – Erica L. Williams, age 43, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at her home in Bakersfield. She was born in Burlington on Feb. 21, 1975 ...

Thursday's highlights: Balanced Burlington denies St. Johnsbury in boys hoops

Five players tallied in double figures for Burlington High School as it hung on in a wild fourth quarter to pull out a 73-67 win over St. Johnsbury in boys basketball ...

Three thoughts: Rice, BHS go down to the wire in rivalry clash

The ball hadn't gotten halfway to the hoop before Khalon Taylor's hand shot skyward, three fingers extended, and he began to backpedal slowly down the court.

Monday's H.S. highlights: Third-quarter run propels Essex past Burlington

Essex seizes the lead with a third-quarter run to topple Burlington 50-46 in a high school boys basketball contest on Monday night.

Top Ten sports stories: Burlington softball team produces magical season  Journal Times

Few people could have seen this coming. The Burlington High School softball team was not considered a favorite in the Southern Lakes Conference after ...

Burlington schools to get help  Burlington Hawk Eye

Seven of the Burlington School District's eight schools have been identified as needing improvement based on the new assessment profile implemented through ...

Missing: BHS boy's bathroom door  BHS Register

Co written by Ayden Flanigan and Sam Beste. On Thursday, January 17th, Burlington High School (BHS) students looking to use the boy's bathroom in C ...

Saturday's Vermont sports scores and Sunday's schedule

High school and college sports scores and schedules as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Paralyzed Burlington Teen Can Now Move Arms

From near death to overcoming near-impossible odds, a Burlington teenager is on the road to recovery. 17-year-old Andrew Hartle was paralyzed from the chest ...

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 4-10: Burlington wrestling enjoys strong state run  myracinecounty

Football teams, individuals highlight action-packed year. The Burlington wrestling squad posed after winning the Racine Park Sectional back in February.

Letter: Give education power back to municipalities  Brattleboro Reformer

Editor of the Reformer: Apparently Governor Phil Scott believes that one Vermont public school should provide anything and everything that every other public ...

High school girls' basketball highlights (Jan.2) FOX44 & ABC22

BURLINGTON,Vt. - High school girls' basketball highlights (Jan.2). Starting off with a Division 1 matchup between Champlain Valley Union and Burlington High ...

Friday's Vermont sports scores and Saturday's schedule

High school and college sports scores as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Top Ten sports stories: Burlington heaps on a double dip in volleyball  Journal Times

When one thinks of Burlington, the name Tony Romo usually comes up pretty quickly in the conversation.

STANDARD PRESS TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – 2. Burlington softball captivates area with state run  myracinecounty

Klein, Westphal named All-Area co-players of the year. The Burlington softball team proudly displays its state runner-up trophy to fans back in June in Madison.

Varsity Insider: Week 2 Vermont boys basketball power rankings

Rice, MMU and Rutland lead the way in the latest Varsity Insider high school boys hoops power rankings.

Westosha holds off Burlington with 'stall' ball  myracinecounty

Demons push SLC leader to limit. Burlington and Westosha Central players battle for a rebound Tuesday night at BHS. (Rick Benavides/SLN). By Mike Ramczyk.

Burlington's Ilona Maher is a rising rugby star for US women's sevens

Burlington native Ilona Maher, a member of the U.S. women's rugby program, talks with the Burlington Free Press on her career.

Smet will retire as superintendent in June  myracinecounty

By Jason Arndt. Editor. After more than three decades with the Burlington Area School District, Superintendent Peter Smet has decided to retire, effective June ...

Burlington Will Reconsider Plastic Bag Ban  Burlington, MA Patch

Burlington Will Reconsider Plastic Bag Ban - Burlington, MA - Town Meeting will reconsider the measure it rejected this year in January.

BURLINGTON POLICE LOG: Dec. 13-19  Wicked Local

The following are excerpts from the Burlington police log from Thursday, Dec. 13, to Wednesday, Dec. 19. The log is public record and available for review.

Thursday's Vermont sports scores and Friday's schedule

Vermont high school and college sports scores as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Sunniva Dutcher Brings the Murals to Burlington Beer  Seven Days

If you've visited Burlington Beer in Williston within the last month, you might have noticed the new 30-foot-tall mural depicting a pair of hands, partially...

What Burlington gets from $70 million high school bond

District administrators aim to start the design process right away Traffic and engineering studies will be vetted over the next 18 months.

Burlington High School $70 million bond vote: What you need to know

Burlington voters are being asked to approve a $70 million bond request on Nov. 6 to finance new construction, renovations and address delayed maintenance ...

Burlington OKs bonds to renovate high school; S. Burlington approves community center

Burlington High School. File photo by Alexandre Silberman/VTDigger. BURLINGTON — City voters overwhelmingly supported a $70 million bond to renovate ...

Varsity Insider: Week 1 boys basketball power rankings

The season's first installment of Vermont high school boys basketball power rankings on the Varsity Insider.

BURLINGTON POLICE LOG: Dec.20-26  Wicked Local

The following are excerpts from the Burlington police log from Thursday, Dec. 20, to Wednesday, Dec. 26. The log is public record and available for review.

BTV residents will decide in November whether to invest in a $70 million high school renovation bond

Burlington City Council voted 11 to 1 in favor of allowing a $70 million bond to renovate Burlington High School to be decided on the November ballot.

Investigator: 'Unprofessional' Burlington High School Guidance Director Faked Transcript  Seven Days

After a yearlong investigation, the Vermont Agency of Education alleges that Burlington High School guidance director Mario Macias faked a transcript so a ...

At Burlington's Flynndog Gallery, a Project and Incubator Space Opens  Seven Days

Burlington's Flynndog gallery is actually a long, high-ceilinged hallway in a labyrinthine converted industrial building at 208 Flynn Avenue. And it recently got a ...

Student newspaper censorship: Burlington High School editors win First Amendment battle

Burlington High School's interim Principal censored BHS Register, but the students' First Amendment rights were restored after a week-long fight.

Facility fundraising efforts are unprecedented  myracinecounty

By Ed Nadolski. Editor in Chief. The announcement earlier this month that a non-profit group plans to raise between $8 and $15 million to build a performing arts ...

Fired Burlington High School Teacher Received Full Years Salary  Burlington, MA Patch

Fired Burlington Teacher Paid Full Year's Salary - Burlington, MA - Dr. Peter Nassif was fired by the school system last September, but reached a lucrative ...

Burlington school district suspends high school guidance director

Burlington High School Guidance Director Mario Macias, pictured outside of the department's office in Dec. 2016. Photo by Alexandre Silberman for VTDigger.

Burlington City Council postpones high school renovation bond decision

A proposed renovation to Burlington High School would give the 50-year-old building a new facade. Courtesy Burlington School District. City councilors have ...

Burlington Voters Considering Bonds To Renovate High School, Wastewater Infrastructure  Vermont Public Radio

When you hear about wastewater discharges into Lake Champlain and leaky roofs at public schools, it's easy to want to see them fixed. But how much would.

Burlington mulling multi-million dollar high school renovation

A proposed renovation to Burlington High School would give the 50-year-old building a new facade. Courtesy Burlington School District. The Burlington school ...

Burlington High School Guidance Director Has His Say at Hearing  Seven Days

Embattled Burlington High School guidance director Mario Macias vigorously defended his conduct Friday in a bid to keep his license. He testified that he never.

Burlington Considers Upgrading Its High School — for $70 Million  Seven Days

When it opened in 1964, Burlington High School was hailed as a state-of-the-art edifice. Fifty-four years later, the prevailing view has changed, and not just ...

Burlington High guidance director faces additional charge

The state Agency of Education filed an additional charge against Burlington High School Guidance Director Mario Macias, and Secretary of Education Daniel ...

Burlington Voters Will Consider $100 Million in School, Wastewater Bonds  Seven Days

Burlington voters will decide in November whether to approve what would be a record amount of bonding for the city. The city council agreed Monday to put on ...

Burlington city council mulls high school bond proposal

The Burlington City Council on Monday peppered school officials with questions about the district's proposal to overhaul the high school to the tune of $70 ...

Burlington High School club DRIVEN to serve | A+ |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — One of the groups of Burlington High School students ringing bells on particularly chilly afternoon on Friday found an entertaining way to keep ...

Hooked: Kate O’Neill to Cover the Vermont Opioid Crisis for Seven Days  Seven Days

When Kate O'Neill wrote an obituary for her sister, Madelyn Linsenmeir, she never expected it to be read by millions of people around the world. More than 1000 ...

Champlain Lanes, a family legacy bowling through 3 generations, to close

A family legacy comes to an end on Shelburne Road as the owner of Champlain Lanes bowling alley discusses moving on.

Major renovation bond proposed for Burlington High INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS

Burlington High School. Photo by Alexandre Silberman/VTDigger. Burlington High School's campus stands as a relic of the past. Considered state-of-the-art ...

Vermont boys basketball: 2018-19 Chittenden County season outlook

A look at all nine Chittenden County boys basketball teams for the 2018-19 season.

In a reversal, Burlington principal allows students to publish story

Burlington High School on North Avenue. File photo by Bob LoCicero/VTDigger. The Burlington School District issued a statement Thursday defending high ...

Burlington High School students receive journalism award  WPTZ

School guidance director could have license stripped after their story.

Burlington gives committee 60 days to recommend new student journalism rules

BHS editors speak to the Burlington school board on Sept 13. Left to right: Jenna Peterson, Julia Shannon-Grillo, and Halle Newman. Photo by Lola Duffort/ ...

Censorship of Burlington School Newspaper May Have Violated Law  Seven Days

Burlington High School principal Noel Green may have violated state law when he ordered student journalists to take down a story posted to the school...

Supreme Court sides with South Burlington in school mascot dispute

South Burlington High School. Photo by Bob LoCicero/VTDigger. The Vermont Supreme Court has upheld the South Burlington School District's decision not to ...

Burlington High editors say school district broke Vermont law FOX44 & ABC22

Student reporters from the Burlington High School Register criticized school and district officials for how they handled a story detailing allegations against a ...

Burlington City Council To Hear Proposal For High School Renovation  Vermont Public Radio

Major renovations might be on the way for Burlington High School. On Monday, the City Council will hear a proposal for the $70 million bond that would pay.

Burlington City Council to Consider High School Bond Proposal  Seven Days

The Burlington School Board approved a resolution Tuesday asking the City Council to place a $70 million Burlington High School renovation bond on the ...

Agency presents case against Burlington High guidance director

The three-member education agency panel, from top left, is Chris Pratt, Francis Aumand and Dana Peterson. Francisco Guzman (Mario Macias' lawyer) is on the ...

High school wrestling: Burlington shows its skills south of the border  Journal Times

The Burlington High School wrestling team showed off their skills south of the border on Saturday.

Timeline: History of accusations against Vermont pastor, and his criminal convictions

Fellowship Bible Church in Castleton, Vermont, hired pastor John Longaker in 2010 without doing a criminal background check. If they had, they would have ...

Burlington High School announces honor roll  Wicked Local

Burlington High School named students who achieved high honors (all A's) or honors (all A's and B's) for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

Burlington School Officials Seek to Quell Censorship Controversy  Seven Days

The Burlington School Board and Superintendent of Schools Yaw Obeng on Saturday attempted to quell the controversy over censorship of the city high school's ...

Burlington Councilors Send High School Infrastructure Bond Question To November Ballot  WAMC

Burlington, Vermont city councilors have approved placing a $70 million bond to improve the local high school before city voters this November.

Both Burlington high schools celebrate state volleyball championships  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — The chorus of Queen's “We Are the Champions” played in the Burlington High School gym as the WIAA state champion girls volleyball teams ...

Burlington School District restructuring passes vote

News Release — Burlington School District Nov. 7, 2018. Contact: Russ Elek 802-540-5347. Get all of VTDigger's daily news. You'll never miss a story with our ...

Burlington High School Honor Roll  Lowell Sun

High Honor Roll SENIORS: Gati Aher, Gaia Arno, Kayla Baker, Joseph Barbieri, Ashley Blathras, Mikayla Bonaventura, Dyanna Bonavita, Carli Boodakian, Mark ...

Burlington school officials pitch $70 million bond measure  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The Burlington School District is asking voters in November to approve a $70 million renovation-plan to the high school. Thursday ...

Obeng discusses Burlington school bond, teacher strike, Macias  WCAX

The superintendent of Burlington schools, Yaw Obeng, sits down with our Galen Ettlin to discuss the bond for Burlington High School and much more.

What to know about the Burlington-South Burlington football cooperative

Like the rest of the state's football programs, the Burlington-South Burlington cooperative begin preseason Monday. Opening night is set for Aug. 31.

My Turn: Put Burlington school bond on November ballot

Burlington School Board asked City Council to place a $70M bond on the November ballot. Postponing a vote until March means cost escalation and risk.

Exploring Burlington High School's history through high school yearbook pages

Between hair, famous sons and Mickey Mouse, Burlington High School's yearbook, the "Oread," show more than a century's worth of history.

Burlington School District Holding Forums on School Realignment  Tri States Public Radio

Burlington residents will have several opportunities in the coming weeks to learn about the plan to close one school building and realign several others.

Burlington school survey shows serious gap between administrators, staff

Burlington School Superintendent Yaw Obeng responds to questions following a teachers' strike in September 2017. File photo by Morgan True/VTDigger.

Vermont high school students use New Voices law to win censorship dispute  Student Press Law Center

VERMONT — Student journalists at Burlington High School used the state's New Voices law to successfully fight back against censorship and prevent the ...

Former Burlington High School guidance director defends his conduct  WCAX

BARRE, Vt. (WCAX) Burlington High School's embattled guidance director took the stand Friday to defend himself against charges from the state. We've told you ...

Documents show widespread concerns about Burlington High guidance director FOX44 & ABC22

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Parents of Burlington High School students sent a flurry of concerned emails after the school newspaper broke the story that the state ...

Vermont high school highlights: Burlington field hockey wins in overtime for first win

Grace Kahl struck for the winning goal with 2:04 left in overtime and the Burlington High School field hockey team captured its first win of the season, blanking ...

Squashed High School Newspaper Story Raises Questions Of Censorship  Vermont Public Radio

Burlington High School's director of guidance, Mario Macias, faces six charges of unprofessional conduct from the Agency of Education. The school paper,

Proposed Burlington High School athletic facility gets a second chance  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — A proposed athletic facility for Burlington High School that failed to get voter support in last year's referendum is getting new life as a group ...

Burlington High wants $70 million renovation bond on November ballot FOX44 & ABC22

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Burlington School District wants a $70 million bond for major renovations of Burlington High School on the November ballot.

Burlington School Board to make right-sizing decision soon  Burlington Hawk Eye

Option 1 preferred among school and staff with 43.7 percent of the votes and Option 3 garnered 41.5 percent. The Burlington School Board met Monday for a ...

How a Burlington school dance highlights racial tension in the community

BTV school officials say handling of a Hunt Middle School dance incident, where students believed a white students said the n-word, was problematic.

Burlington Public Schools Are 50th Best In The State  Burlington, MA Patch

Burlington Public Schools Are 50th Best In MA - Burlington, MA - A new, comprehensive ranking says Burlington is also the 35th best lace to teach in ...

Another policy change for student-run newspaper at BHS  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A dispute between the principal of Burlington High School and student-journalists has prompted the Burlington School District to step ...

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