Teacher Profile: Ms. Abbott

By: Hannah Lienhard Ms. Abbott is a spanish teacher here at Burlington High School. Educated at Duke University, she has been teaching Spanish in Burlington for the past twelve years. Ms. Abbott was kind enough to sit down and talk to me about the many aspects of teaching at a “connected” (1:1) high school. As…

gMusic: Music on the Google Cloud and on iDevices

By Yash Kamani The new iOS 6 update reminded us iPad/iDevice users about the limited storage we have on our devices. Here at the school our standard iPads have 16GB of storage. With apps and music many students fill up their storage fairly quickly. Slowly, but steadily our technology world is moving towards the cloud.…

The Evernote Series: Audio notes

By Hannah Lienhard  Step One: Open the Evernote application. Step Two: Open the desired note or open a new note to get started. Step three: Press on the audio recording button. (Small Microphone Icon in the upper right hand section of the visible window) Note: while typing your notes, the audio will continue to record the…

Flipboard Application Overview

BHS help desk student Mike Lockney recently reviewed the flipboard application for the iPad. This application is available on the iPad and the iPhone and will organize your frequently viewed web content in one location. Plus, flipboard allows users to integrate social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Once you setup flipboard you will…

Apple is losing it

by Xin Zhang “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?” That was 1983. There were no iPhones, no iPods, no iPads. Apple was in its 7th year of existence. Steve Jobs wanted to hire John Sculley, then-President of PepsiCo.…