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Teacher Profile – Ms. Jeanne DeRosa

Help Desk student Nick Whitney recently interviewed Ms. DeRosa, who is a new teacher at BHS who teaches algebra II, advanced algebra topics, and calculus. Nick is also a student of Ms. DeRosa, and here is the transcript of their conversation about technology and teaching at BHS. How long have you been teaching? I’ve been…

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An Inside Look at Project Adventure at Burlington High School

Can students recognize that their attempt to participate and complete a challenge is more significant than the performance result? Can student participate fully and actively in various team-building activities? Can students understand the value of different forms of communication through challenges and demonstrate inter/intrapersonal skills to accomplish tasks? These are just a few of the…

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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…

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December Teacher Profile-Renee Dacey

We are pleased to feature World Language Department Head Renee Dacey as our Teacher Profile for the month of December. Mrs. Dacey has been teaching in a 1:1 iPad classroom for the past four years. Thanks to her leadership, the entire World Language Department at BHS has embraced using the iPad in the classroom and…

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November Teacher Profile- Alex Allaire

November’s teacher profile is BHS Science Teacher Alex Allaire. Mrs. Allaire has been teaching science for eleven years and has been at BHS for the past nine. She teaches freshmen physics as well as junior/senior physics. Outside the classroom, Mrs. Allaire serves as the advisor to the National Honor Society and Science Olympiad. Since BHS…