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Next School Year Academic Calendar: 2018-19

Key Dates: First Day of School: MONDAY , August 27, 2018
Thanksgiving Holidays: Mon.-Fri., November 19-23, 2018 (one week)
Winter Recess: Mon., December 24, 2018 – Fri., January 4, 2019 (two weeks)

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Standing with Our Immigrant Families / Respaldando a nuestras familias inmigrantes

Este mensaje se repite en español abajo
September 5, 2017
Dear Community,
The President’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will have a profound and devastating effect on […] Continue Reading »

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4th & 5th Grader Creativity Celebrated at Annual ‘In Dulci Jubilo’ Awards

Impressive elementary school student talent was honored Thursday night, April 19, at the annual In Dulci Jubilo Awards Ceremony, held this year at Malcolm X Elementary School.
Open to all BUSD […] Continue Reading »

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Award-winning BHS Alum Daveed Diggs Wows Students, Sets Fundraising Record

Daveed Diggs – Tony Award-winning star of the musical “Hamilton” and Berkeley High alum – was a riveting keynote speaker for the Berkeley High School Development Group.
Diggs, who graduated from […] Continue Reading »

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Notice from BUSD Food Services Department Regarding Romaine Lettuce

Due to the contamination of romaine lettuce with E. coli bacteria, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published an advisory to “not buy or eat romaine lettuce […] Continue Reading »

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More About Emerson Elementary’s California Distinguished School Recognition

A short visit on a Friday morning to Emerson Elementary School provided a glimpse at why Emerson Elementary has been named a California Distinguished School by the California Department of […] Continue Reading »

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Orientation Sessions for New Students in Independent Study

Orientation sessions for new students in Independent Study in the Berkeley Unified School District have been scheduled for May and June.
Please call 510-644-8592 or email to sign up for an […] Continue Reading »

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April 11, 2018 School Board Meeting Streaming

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BUSD Preschool Open House on April 28

Are you the parent of a preschool student or have friends or neighbors looking for a great preschool option for their children between 2.9 and 5 years old?
A Preschool Open […] Continue Reading »

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Honor for Superintendent Evans

Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Donald Evans has been honored with the Marcus Foster Distinguished Educator Award from the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA).
Superintendent Evans received the […] Continue Reading »

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Congratulations to Emerson! Named a 2018 California Distinguished School

Berkeley’s Emerson Elementary School has been honored by the California Department of Education as a 2018 Distinguished School.
“These schools implement outstanding educational programs and practices that help California students realize […] Continue Reading »

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Announcing the 2018 César Chávez & Dolores Huerta Commemoration Contest

“We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.” – César Chávez
BUSD students in grades 5-12 recently received information about […] Continue Reading »

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