Held during National Music in the Schools Month and Alameda County Art IS Education Month, the Annual Performing Arts Showcase took place on Sunday, March 23, 2014 in the Community [...] Continue Reading »
Earth Day 2014: April 22
“I believe that by working together the Berkeley schools, like mine, will one day no longer need trash cans. We can just recycle and compost. We [...] Continue Reading »
Approximately 150 students from Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, Oakland Tech and McClymonds High Schools, and from the Groundwork Richmond Project, went to school together on April 11th for STEM Awareness Day. Hosted by the Institute [...] Continue Reading »
As part of the White House Call to Action to bring college opportunities to more students, UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks came to Berkeley High School last week to talk [...] Continue Reading »
With over 40 volunteers, that included Cal students from the BUILD program, Jefferson Elementary School pulled off another successful pancake breakfast and community meeting. Jefferson Principal Maggie Riddle gathered families at school on [...] Continue Reading »
The Berkeley High School South of Bancroft Project began with the new Jacket Stadium which opened last year and will soon see completion as the softball field on the southeast [...] Continue Reading »
Join Superintendent Evans and other district leaders to review the key components of the draft of a three-year Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).
Public Forum: What’s in the Draft LCAP?
Date: [...] Continue Reading »
Field Testing Replaces CST, except for Science
During this year of transition to the Common Core (new grade level standards), schools in California and 21 other states are [...] Continue Reading »
Cesar Chavez Essay Participation Details and Prompts in English/Spanish (PDF)
Our students are invited to participate in BUSD’s annual César Chávez Essay Contest, in honor of the César Chávez Commemoration Period, [...] Continue Reading »
April 26 Emergency Prep Fair Program of Events
Theme: Protect Kids and Pets!
On April 26, at North Berkeley BART Station, the City of Berkeley Emergency Services will be hosting an Emergency [...] Continue Reading »
This recent news piece from KPIX Channel 5 gives an inside look at the essential “soft skills” being taught at Berkeley Adult School.