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January Teacher Profile-Mr. Rob Parkin

I am pleased to feature Mr. Rob Parkin, a member of the BHS Social Studies Department, as our Teacher Profile for the month of January. Mr. Parkin teaches U.S. History- Early American History and Contemporary American History- as well as International Studies. Mr. Parkin offers his students challenging, project-based learning opportunities. He frequently integrates a…

2016 Help Desk Staff

Meet the 2016 Help Desk Staff

I am thrilled to introduce the newest Help Desk staff members! Learn more about these student geniuses and how they can assist you with all your technological needs! Chandler Joyce-Class of 2016 My name is Chandler Joyce and I am a senior at Burlington High School. This is my first semester being involved in Help…

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Help Desk Showcased at Learn Launch’s Classrooms of the Future

Last Friday, January 22nd Help Desk seniors Timmy Sullivan, Josh Boulos, Don Boermeester and junior Kevin Lynch traveled to Harvard Business School in Cambridge where they had the privilege to participate in Learn Launch’s Classrooms of the Future, a showcase of sixteen schools delivering progressive and unique learning opportunities for students. Timmy Sullivan encouraged conference attendees to…

There's An App for That

There’s An App For That!

Recently, Help Desk students were assigned one of their last major projects for the first semester. The project, “There’s An App For That,” asked students to select a specific content area and research a minimum of five, free iOS applications that teachers or students could integrate in the classroom for teaching and learning. Next, students…

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Making Homework Meaningful…

Burlington High School World Language Department Chair Renee Dacey has taken her homework assignments to the next level! Rather than assign a standard worksheet, which few if any students find engaging or motivating, Mrs. Dacey recently assigned her students a homework assignment which allowed them to create their own original, digital content. The iOS application…

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BHS Alumni Artist Day is this Friday!

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Art Teacher Christina Chang.  We have an all-star line up for Friday’s 8th Annual Artist Alumni Day. From fashion designers, to architects and graphic designers you will be impressed by the wonderful talented artists who graduated from Burlington High School. The schedule is below…