BHS Class of 2021 Chromebooks

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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Introducing TECHXSCAPE at the Vault

October 31, 2016

Can you Xscape the Vault? The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce our new professional learning series. TECHXSCAPE will provide BPS teachers with opportunities to learn about technology devices and resources for the classroom. Teachers will join members of the BPS EdTech Team during half-day or full day sessions at the Vault room of the technology department. The Vault room formally served as a secure storage facility for technology devices. The…

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BHS Class of 2020 iPad Distribution

June 13, 2016

Burlington High School incoming freshmen for the Class of 2020 will receive their iPads during distribution sessions this August. Each student must attend one session with a parent or guardian. The session includes a brief BHS iPad 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 iPad insurance options. BHS iPads will be joined to the wifi network at Burlington High School…

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How Do I Do That? April 2016

March 22, 2016

The BPS EdTech Team will have a session of the How Do I Do That program on Wednesday, April 13 from 2:30-4:30PM at the Burlington High School library. The session will provide technology support from the BPS EdTech and IT Teams. Members of the EdTech Team will be available for support with the ongoing BPS initiatives to use more Open Educational Resources and implement Remote Learning opportunities in our schools. BPS…

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