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Standing with Our Immigrant Families / Respaldando a nuestras familias inmigrantes

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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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Back to School Thursdays in September

Mark your calendars and come on out for Back to School Night!
Back to School Nights are scheduled on the first three Thursdays in September, as follows:
September 7 – Elementary Schools
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Welcome to New Leaders 2017-18

You’ll be seeing a number of new faces in leadership roles, as well as familiar faces taking on new management positions, as the 2017-18 school year gets underway.
Congratulations to the […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley’s Mock Newbery Book Club: It’s Happening Again!

For the second year in a row each Berkeley public elementary school is launching a Mock Newbery Book Club run as part of the district library program funded by the Berkeley […] Continue Reading »

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Students Form Human Chain Around Berkeley High in Support of DACA

The Chicano Latino United Voices student club, along with allies, staged a large and lively rally at Berkeley High School in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […] Continue Reading »

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Pauline Follansbee Named Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business Services

Congratulations to Pauline Follansbee, our new Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business Services!
Ms. Follansbee, who previously served as the Director of Fiscal Services, is a 10-year veteran of the Berkeley Unified […] Continue Reading »

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Farewell Javetta Cleveland – Changing of the Guard at BUSD

Javetta Cleveland, who retired Sept. 1 as Deputy Superintendent of Business and Operations, says good-bye to fellow managers on Aug. 11: “I’ll always have Berkeley in my heart and all […] Continue Reading »

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More than 1,000 Bags of School Supplies Distributed at Giveaway

Many Berkeley school youngsters received a free bag of school supplies at Berkeley’s San Pablo Park on Saturday, Sept. 9, during the 6th annual school supplies giveaway.
OFEE staff at their […] Continue Reading »

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BUSD 5th Grader Plays Featured Role at Senator Kamala Harris’ Town Hall

High-profile praise was lavished on a Thousand Oaks Elementary School 5th grader on Wed., Aug. 30, following her impressive performance leading the Pledge of Allegiance at a large Town Hall […] Continue Reading »

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Superintendent & Mayor Team Up for First-Day School Visits

Superintendent Donald Evans (right) and Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin greet Washington Elementary School parents on the first day of school, Aug. 29, 2017. Photos: Charles Burress
BUSD students were welcomed back […] Continue Reading »

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