Burlington High School (Wisconsin)

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Burlington High School
Burlington, Wisconsin
Type Public
Motto Community of Learners.
Principal Eric Burling
Enrollment 1,300
Color(s)      black and      orange
Athletics conference WIAA Division 1

Burlington High School is a public high school in the Burlington Area School District. The school's mascot is the Demon, and its colors are orange and black. Its fight song borrows the melody of the traditional Navy song Anchor's Away.

Burlington High School owns and operates a radio station, 89.1 WBSD, one of the first high school radio stations in Wisconsin. Founded in 1975 by Wisconsin Broadcaster Hall of Fame inductee Terry Havel, WBSD is operated by a staff of students, faculty, and community members. The current general manager is Thomas Gilding, an English teacher at the school.[1]

BHS athletic teams participate in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 and are a part of the Southern Lakes Conference. Teams include football, basketball, baseball, golf, and swimming. The school's extracurricular student groups include a chapter of Key Club, several choirs, including B*JAZZled show choir, a forensics team, and environmental clubs.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Killackey, Brent. ""High school radio station has a remarkable first 30 years"". Wisconsin State Journal. 
  2. ^ "Cooper, Henry Allen". US Congress. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Wall of Fame: Class of 2008". Burlington Area School District. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/vos/Pages/Biography.aspx

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Coordinates: 42°40′15″N 88°15′09″W / 42.670948°N 88.252435°W / 42.670948; -88.252435