In Excelsis! – BHS Reaches New Heights on 2015 National Latin Exam

Congratulations to Latin teacher, Magister Stringer, and his Latin students! It just keeps getting better and better for Burlington High School on the National Latin Exam, an annual, nationwide test of students abilities in Latin language.  In three years of taking the exam, students’ scores have increased almost across the board each and every year, … More In Excelsis! – BHS Reaches New Heights on 2015 National Latin Exam

Helpful Apps to Show Student Reading Comprehension

Helpful Apps to Show Student Reading Comprehension Thank you, Ms. Jennifer Scheffer! written by Spanish Teacher, Mrs. Dacey Yesterday, I was fortunate to meet with BHS Technology Integration Specialist, Ms. Jennifer Scheffer, and one of her help desk students to discuss which resources would best display what my students are understanding as they read a … More Helpful Apps to Show Student Reading Comprehension

BHS’s own Magister Stringer!

Mr. Stringer, BHS Latin teacher, was invited to BCAT studios last month to inform the Burlington community about his approach to teaching spoken Latin in the classroom (here is a video of him teaching).  Mr. Stringer received a graduate degree of Latin and Classical Humanities from UMASS Boston’s College of Liberal Arts.  During his graduate studies, he researched and … More BHS’s own Magister Stringer!

Why take Italian at BHS?

Italian teacher, Mrs. Hoerle, along with her Italian students created the video above to promote Italian studies at Burlington High School.  Last week, Signora Hoerle visited Marshall Simonds Middle School to speak to 6th grade students about the importance of studying foreign language, specifically Italian, at the high school level. During her presentation, she mentioned the interesting aspects of … More Why take Italian at BHS?