Burlington High School

Burlington, Vermont city councilors have approved placing a $70 million bond to improve the local high school before city voters this November.

Burlington City Council President Kurt Wright
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The Burlington, Vermont City council will have a full agenda when it meets on Monday evening. It will decide whether a $30 million proposal to upgrade the city’s waste and storm water system should be put on the November ballot for voter approval.  It will also review a renovation plan for Burlington High School.  At the same time, Council President Kurt Wright says that a Charter Change Committee is reviewing the council’s procedural rules.

Burlington High School, Burlington, Vermont
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After students complained of censorship, the Burlington High School principal is allowing them to repost a story they broke on the school newspaper's website about unprofessional conduct charges against the guidance director.

Senator Bernie Sanders at Burlington High School student opioid forum
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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders held a student town meeting at the Burlington High School Friday afternoon to discuss the opioid crisis.

Martine Gulick presents Re-Envisioning Burlington High School plans
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The Burlington School District’s High School ReEnvisioning Committee held its first Community Input Meeting Tuesday evening. Officials are looking for the public’s input on whether to build a new high school or renovate the existing facility.

Burlington High School
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Community forums are being held in Burlington over the next two weeks to discuss the future of the high school campus.

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A forty-four-year-old Burlington High School Spanish teacher, Giovanna Yaranga, was arraigned Monday and pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual exploitation of a minor.