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Letter Addressing Sexual Harassment/Bullying Prevention Efforts

Dear BUSD Middle and High School Families/Estimadas Familias con Estudiantes en Secundaria y Preparatoria en BUSD:
We are writing to reiterate our commitment to protecting all of our students from sexual […] Continue Reading »

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Information and Resources for Immigrant Families/Board Policy on Undocumented Students

The Board unanimously approved a policy at its December 7, 2016 meeting to protect undocumented students. This resolution followed on January 25, 2017.
El Board (Mesa Directiva) en su reunión del […] Continue Reading »

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Middle School Community Meetings on BHS Redesign: Week of May 8

Three Middle School Community Meetings on Berkeley High School Redesign: May 8, 9, 11

Over a period of more than 18 months Berkeley High faculty, staff and students as well as […] Continue Reading »

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Celebrate Our Proficient English Learners: Reclassification Ceremony on April 27

As a district that celebrates multilingualism and cultivates bilingualism, we recognize the additional challenge presented to our students learning English as a second language. This coming Thursday is a special […] Continue Reading »

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4th & 5th Graders’ Creativity Celebrated at Annual “In Dulci Jubilo” Awards

Extraordinary elementary school student talent was honored Thursday night, April 20, at the annual In Dulci Jubilo Awards Ceremony.
Queen Graham (right), retiring In Dulci Jubilo President and BUSD’s former executive […] Continue Reading »

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Play a Valuable Civic Role on the Berkeley Measure I Citizens’ Construction Oversight Committee

The Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) seeks Berkeley residents interested in serving on a key committee charged with ensuring proper use of the local taxes approved by Berkeley’s generous voters […] Continue Reading »

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Tonight at Longfellow: Presidential Medal of Freedom Winner Sylvia Mendez

Noted civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez, who was at the center of the landmark case that led to California being the first state to desegregate its schools, will speak at […] Continue Reading »

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School Board Meeting Stream April 12, 2017
The meeting will begin at 7:30pm

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School-Wide Arts Extravaganza at Berkeley High

The Berkeley High campus was in full bloom with art and performances in the week before spring break.
Described as the “the First Annual BHS Visual and Performing Arts Showcase,” the […] Continue Reading »

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Dine out for Gardening & Cooking Program April 20

Select Berkeley restaurants are donating at least 15% of their sales on April 20th for the benefit of our students at this year’s Spring Dine Out. Please join us on this […] Continue Reading »

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Announcing the 2017 César Chávez & Dolores Huerta Commemoration Contest

“Cada momento es una oportunidad para la organización, cada persona un activista potencial, cada minuto una oportunidad para cambiar el mundo“. – Dolores Huerta
“Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every […] Continue Reading »

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Children’s author Jennifer Torres brings taco truck story to students

Students at three schools — LeConte, Longfellow and Thousand Oaks — last week got to enter the world of a young teen who yearned to break free of the label […] Continue Reading »

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