BHS Library Field Study

September 8, 2017

    NEW THIS YEAR: The BHS’s Library is looking for Field Study students By fostering a love of reading, providing essential resources, and developing critical 21st century skills, the goal of the library is to support BHS’s mission to develop lifelong learners and engaged community members who think creatively and critically and who respect human differences in an increasingly diverse society. To help meet this goal, BHS Library Field…

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Who to Call When You Need Help

September 5, 2017

The beginning of the school year is always exciting, but it can also bring stress.  And when technology isn’t working the way you would like it to, that stress is exacerbated.  To get the right help to you in the shortest time, you need to know who is best positioned to help you. First of all, always start with School Dude.  I’ve included the link to Faydeen Sateriale’s email at…

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BHS Class of 2021 Chromebook Information

August 28, 2017

Burlington High School Class of 2021 students received Chromebooks during orientation sessions this summer. Students in the Class of 2021 are now 1:1 with touchscreen Lenovo Chromebooks as part of the Burlington Public Schools 1:1 Learning Program. Students from the Class of 2021 who did not attend a summer session can visit the BHS Help Desk once school begins to receive their Chromebook. The Help Desk is located in the…

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BHS Class of 2021 Chromebook Orientation Sessions

June 23, 2017

Burlington High School incoming freshmen for the Class of 2021 will receive their Chromebooks during distribution sessions this August. Each student must attend one session with a parent or guardian. The session includes a brief BHS Chromebook Orientation presentation that must be viewed by students and parents/guardians. Students and parents/guardians will review the Burlington Public Schools Acceptable Use Policy, Device Responsibility Policy, and Chromebook insurance options. There is no registration…

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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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Introducing Team Drive for G Suite

December 13, 2016

Please Note: Team Drive is currently in BETA (early release). Users may encounter bugs. There is no guarantee Team Drive will be a permanent feature in G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Education).  Streamlined Collaboration with Team Drive for G Suite Back in September, Google announced their new “G Suite for Education” name change along with the new Team Drive feature, available to schools in the Early Adopter Program. Today,…

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