BHS’s Ladies of Code

June 16, 2017

BHS’s Ladies of Code Check out freshmen Ranya Paul, Dylan Lechner, Alyssa Porter and Lily Algeri’s broadcast Bednarcik inspires ‘Ladies of Code’.  The piece originally appeared on The Devil’s Advocate blog, BHS’s student-run newspaper and media blog. **Additional student videos, reflecting on this year and looking towards the next, can be found at https://bhsdevilsadvocate.wordpress.com/. 

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Author Sarah J. Maas shares her new book with Burlington fans

May 12, 2017

On Wednesday night at Marshall Simonds Middle School, Barnes and Noble hosted a book signing and talk by author Sarah J. Maas for her newest book A Court of Wings and Ruin, the third book in her trilogy A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR). The book is a young adult fantasy novel that centers on a strong female protagonist, nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre. Barnes and Noble distributed five hundred wristbands…

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Faculty Book Discussion: All American Boys

April 26, 2017

“Rashad Is Absent Again Today.” Tuesday’s BHS Faculty Book Club discussed the award winning young adult novel “All American Boys,” co-written by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Topics covered included issues of race, community, identity, privilege, voice, bias, violence, social media, and social activism. In the book, two teenagers from the same high school–Rashad and Quinn–struggle with the aftermath of Rashad’s brutal beating at the hands of a local police officer who…

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Interview with BHS Senior and Author Sidra Afzal

April 18, 2017

BHS senior and author Sidra Afzal speaks about her newly self-published book, Wildflowers, available for checkout at the BHS library.    What inspired you to write Wildflowers? This book is composed of art, poetry and prose that I had posted on my Instagram starting August 2016. The long term goal in mind was always to compile my posts into a book. In fact, I’ve wanted to be an author since…

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BHS Poetry Stations

April 13, 2017

In honor of National Library Week and National Poetry Month, the BHS Library, the English Department, and Poetic Ramblings, BHS’s poetry and culture club, sponsored poetry stations in the upper and lower library spaces. Students in each English period spent the day crafting their own original works of poetry. A description of the stations and pictures can be found below. #bhspoetrymonth #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform Poetry Activity Station Bonanza! Magnetic Poetry Station…

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