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Burlington HS interim principal to stay two more years  WCAX

The Burlington School Board voted Tuesday night to keep Noel Green as an interim principal of Burlington High School for two more years instead of hiring him ...



Burlington High School team is Scholars' Bowl champions  WCAX

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) UPDATE: Saturday evening it was announced that the team from Burlington High School is the state high school academic champion ...



Burlington HS principal will have interim status for another year  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

The Burlington School District Board of Education voted 6-3 Thursday night to recommend that Superintendent Yaw Obeng offer Burlington High School interim ...



Burlington School District looks to reverse the e-cigarette trend  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Ayan Mohamed, a student at Burlington High School, sees signs of vaping everywhere she goes. "I see Juul pods in the bathrooms, in the ...



Teen criticizes Burlington police for handling of run-in with U.S. agents  vtdigger.org

Phin Brown, a 16-year-old senior at Burlington High School. Facebook photo. A Burlington teenager who says he was aggressively frisked by a U.S. Secret ...



Water woes force South Burlington schools to close early  WCAX

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A water main break is forcing South Burlington schools to close early Tuesday. According to a Facebook post from the district ...



As teen e-cigarette use skyrockets, Burlington School District looks to reverse the trend  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Ayan Mohamed, a student at Burlington High School, sees signs of vaping everywhere she goes.



Burlington school board changes course, approves superintendent’s recommendations  vtdigger.org

School board members Kendra Sowers and Keith Pillsbury, and Superintendent Yaw Obeng, left, listen to discussion at Tuesday's school board meeting.



Burlington School District celebrates ‘Beyond Black History Month’ event  vtdigger.org

News Release — Burlington School District March 26, 2019. Contact: Russ Elek 802-540-5347. Get all of VTDigger's daily news. You'll never miss a story with ...



Black Lives Matter flag is going up for 400 days at this Vermont high school  USA TODAY

The Black Lives Matter flag will go up at Rutland High School for 400 days, starting Friday.



It's official: Black Lives Matter flag is going up for 400 days at Rutland High School  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont's Rutland High School is set to raise the Black Lives Matter flag Friday. Students sought permission to fly the flag from the Rutland City Public Schools ...



CVU boys' lacrosse surges past South Burlington  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

The Redhawks used a huge second half to handle the Wolves at South Burlington High School on Wednesday.



Burlington High School faces hiring issues  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The Burlington School District is plagued with hiring issues -- only one man wants the job as Burlington High School's principal.



What Burlington gets from $70 million high school bond  BurlingtonFreePress.com

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



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

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 ...



Vermont Arts Council announces Poetry Out Loud winner  vtdigger.org

News Release — Vermont Arts Council March 19, 2019. Contact: Kira Bacon 802.828.5422 kbacon@vermontartscouncil.org ...



Vermont revokes license of former Burlington High School guidance director  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont Agency of Education revoked the education license of a former Burlington High School guidance director charged with unprofessional conduct.



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

Burlington High School student journalists learned a new appreciation of the First Amendment after an "adrenaline-filled" week fighting to win back their press ...



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

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



Sole Burlington High School principal candidate answers public questions  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Burlington High School's interim principal is fighting to keep his spot in the district. Noel Green answered community recommended ...



Higgs Enters Vt. Sports Hall Of Fame  Caledonian Record

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Legendary basketball player and coach Layne Higgs was formally inducted into the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame during a sold out ...



Burlington High School guidance counselor faces licensing charges  WCAX

The guidance director at Burlington High School is in hot water as the Vermont Agency of Education brings several licensing charges against him. Now, we're ...



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

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



Community leaders test their spelling skills for fundraiser  WCAX

Community leaders tested their spelling skills to raise money to buy books for kids in need.



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 ...



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

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.



Burlington High guidance director faces additional charge  BurlingtonFreePress.com

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



Burlington High School Newspaper to be recognized for pushing story  WCAX

Journalists from The Register at Burlington High School are being recognized by the New England First Amendment Coalition for breaking a story about their ...



South Burlington High School raises Black Lives Matter flag  WCAX

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) South Burlington High School students hoisted a Black Lives Matter flag Friday to fly in honor of Black History Month.



Marilyn Kay Fisher  Hartford Courant

Marilyn Kay Parrott Fisher was born April 28, 1938 at Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington, VT, to Rae Vernon Parrott and Marion Reid Jones Parrott.



South Burlington High School to Raise a Black Lives Matter Flag  Seven Days

South Burlington High School students and faculty will raise a Black Lives Matter flag on Friday, and some residents have sharply criticized the plan. The school ...



Major renovation bond proposed for Burlington High INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS  vtdigger.org

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 ...



Burlington school district suspends high school guidance director  vtdigger.org

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



Why the Middlebury company that recycles much of Vermont's electronics is named in $18M lawsuit  BurlingtonFreePress.com

A lawsuit filed this month alleges that a Middlebury-based electronics recycler contributed to a toxic stockpile in Ohio.



Burlington School Board to take up Macias employment  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A Burlington High School guidance director remains employed by the school district despite losing his teaching license with the state ...



Burlington mulling multi-million dollar high school renovation  vtdigger.org

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 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 ...



Education agency revokes Burlington guidance director’s license  vtdigger.org

Francisco Guzman, attorney for Mario Macias, speaks during Macias' hearing on Dec. 14, as Adam Powers, the hearing officer for the Agency of Education, ...



Agency presents case against Burlington High guidance director  vtdigger.org

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 ...



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

Burlington High School senior Medine Nifasha, has been dancing all her life. What started as a fun activity with friends, became a popular YouTube channel and ...



Counseling interns pulled from Burlington High School  Vermont Cynic

Alek Fleury This story updated at 3:59 p.m. Sept. 19 to correct a statement that a practicum student at Burlington High School worked with Macias despite ...



Burlington gives committee 60 days to recommend new student journalism rules  vtdigger.org

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/ ...



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 ...



Vermont law boosts age of consent to 18 in power-dynamic situations  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The age of consent in Vermont is typically 16, but one law raises the consenting age to 18 to protect young people from sexual relationships with a person to ...



Did BHS break the law by censoring student newspaper?  WCAX

After students complained of censorship, the Burlington High School principal is allowing them to repost the story they broke on the school newspaper's website ...



Burlington City Council postpones high school renovation bond decision  vtdigger.org

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 High School students receive journalism award  WPTZ

School guidance director could have license stripped after their story.



Burlington school board fires embattled guidance director  vtdigger.org

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



Supreme Court sides with South Burlington in school mascot dispute  vtdigger.org

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  MyChamplainValley.com 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 ...



Another policy change for student-run newspaper at BHS  WCAX

A dispute between the principal of Burlington High School and student-journalists has prompted the Burlington School District to step in.



Burlington School Board fires guidance director  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The Burlington School Board voted Monday night to fire the high school guidance director who lost his teaching license over ...



Licensing hearing for Burlington HS guidance director continues  WCAX

BARRE, Vt. (WCAX) The licensing hearing for a former Burlington High School guidance director continued Thursday in Barre with new testimony from former ...



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 ...



Burlington shakes up top school principals  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine The Burlington School District (BSD) announced Monday morning changes to personnel positions within the District. Burlington ...



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

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.



Documents show widespread concerns about Burlington High guidance director  MyChamplainValley.com 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 ...



What to know about the Burlington-South Burlington football cooperative  BurlingtonFreePress.com

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



Hearings to begin Thursday for Burlington HS guidance director  WCAX

Mario Macias is facing seven counts of misconduct filed by the Vermont Agency of Education.



Burlington school district rescinds principal’s article review policy  vtdigger.org

Yaw Obeng, the superintendent of the Burlington School District. File photo by Jess Wisloski/VTDigger. In yet another about-face for the Burlington school district ...



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...



Hearing date set in educator licensing case of Burlington High guidance counselor Macias  vtdigger.org

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



Burlington’s new student publishing policy aligns with state law  vtdigger.org

Burlington High School Principal Noel Green. Photo BHS website. The Burlington School District unanimously passed a new student media policy Tuesday night ...



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...



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

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 ...



Burlington School District restructuring passes vote  vtdigger.org

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 ...



Superintendent addresses handling of Mario Macias case  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The superintendent of schools is now answering questions about how he handled complaints about the guidance director at ...



South Burlington School District to fly Black Lives Matter flag  vtdigger.org

News Release — South Burlington School District Jan. 25, 2019. Contact: David Young 802.652.7549 dyoung@sbschools.net ...



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.



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

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 board shares letter about Mario Macias firing  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

We're learning more about the Burlington School District Board of Education's decision earlier this week to fire Burlington High School's former guidance director ...



Weighing guidance director’s future, principal and investigator diverged  vtdigger.org

Former Burlington High School guidance director Mario Macias, pictured outside of the department's office in December 2016. Photo by Alexandre Silberman/ ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



High school journalists stand up to censorship and win  WTOP

I think on a larger scale we've just learned how important and how vital the first amendment is to just our country, and our society and our government,” said ...



Thursday's H.S. highlights: Chaikin, Rice overpower Burlington 72-48  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Leo Chaikin pours in 20 of his game-high 28 points in the first half as Rice rolls past rival Burlington 72-48 in high school boys basketball.



Burlington School Board And Teachers Agree On Contract  WAMC

The Burlington School Board says it's reached a tentative contract agreement with teachers for the 2019-2020 school year.



High school girls' basketball highlights (Jan.2)  MyChamplainValley.com 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 ...



Burlington Free Press  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Sisters Emma and Abigail Dubuc leads The Class of 2018 at the start of Burlington High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 14, 2018.



SBHS teaching students a lesson with no bell system  WCAX

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) South Burlington High School has gotten rid of a long-standing tradition -- the school bell -- in order to create a more ...



Restaurant Chefs Serve Lunch to Highlight Role of School Food  Seven Days

Two culinary pros served lunch to Burlington kids on Tuesday to highlight the important role school meals play in the community. At Integrated Arts Academy...



Vermont boys basketball: 2018-19 Chittenden County season outlook  BurlingtonFreePress.com

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



South Burlington High to provide condoms next year  vtdigger.org

Condoms will be available at South Burlington High School during the next academic year. Public Domain Pictures. SOUTH BURLINGTON — South Burlington ...



As Controversies Swirl, What's Next for Burlington Schools' Beleaguered Superintendent?  Seven Days

The Burlington School Board recited a greeting that offered peace, friendship and love before the public comment period began at its regular meeting on ...



My Turn: Put Burlington school bond on November ballot  BurlingtonFreePress.com

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.



Thursday's H.S. highlights: Red-hot South Burlington overpowers North Country  BurlingtonFreePress.com

SOUTH BURLINGTON - A lights-out shooting performance nearly got South Burlington to the century mark in a 97-57 win over North Country in high school boys ...



How a Burlington school dance highlights racial tension in the community  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Update: Burlington School District on Friday said an investigation into the incident at a dance at Lyman C. Hunt Middle School was instigated by a rumor that a ...



Burlington school survey shows serious gap between administrators, staff  vtdigger.org

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



Burlington School District to host Beyond Black History Month community event  vtdigger.org

News Release — Burlington School District March 13, 2019. Contact: Russ Elek 802-540-5347. Get all of VTDigger's daily news. You'll never miss a story with ...



New free speech policy proposed for BHS Register  WCAX

The Burlington School Board has unveiled its final policy recommendation in response to the free speech controversy at Burlington High School.



New Policies Coming to Vt. School Following Claims of Student Censorship  NECN

Editors of the student newspaper at Burlington High School are welcoming an invitation from the Vermont city's school district to participate in designing new ...



Student allegation of assault by Burlington teacher Scibek to be heard by jury  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The case of a Burlington teacher who pleaded not guilty to an accusation he assaulted a student in his criminal justice class will be heard by a jury Wednesday ...



Live updates: Saturday's Vermont H.S. championship scores  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Live updates and scores from Saturday's slate of high school championship games as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department (see below for ...



A year after his death, here's why I went on the field for Kibabu  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Soccer tournament held last Saturday in honor of Christian Kibabu, the former Burlington High School student-athlete who drowned one year ago.



Saturday's Vermont sports scores and Sunday's schedule  BurlingtonFreePress.com

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



43 investigations of Vermont teachers, 26 disciplinary actions: here are the ones that stand out  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Seven Vermont educators holding principal licenses were disciplined out of a total of 26 state licensing actions. Here's a portion of the list.



Vermont H.S. soccer playoffs: Burlington, Rice fly to opening-day wins  WPTZ

The 13th-seeded Burlington High School boys knock off defending champion South Burlington; Rice girls roll past Green Mountain Valley School.



Burlington School Board to consider BHS renovation project  WCAX

The Burlington School Board on Tuesday night is scheduled to approve a bond proposal for a major renovation project at Burlington High School.



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