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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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Berkeley Police & Fire to Hold Training Drill at Berkeley High on Thurs., June 22

Please be aware that the Berkeley Police and Fire Departments will be conducting a training drill at Berkeley High tomorrow, June 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., according to a […] Continue Reading »

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Spirited Send-Off for Class of 2017

The enthusiasm was as warm as the unseasonable weather Friday night, June 16, when the Class of 2017 kept tradition very much alive with a grand graduation ceremony at the […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley Unified Earns Digital Citizenship Certification

We’re delighted to relay the following report from BUSD Library Coordinator Becca Todd about the District earning a notable distinction as a Common Sense Certified District in “Digital Citizenship” – […] Continue Reading »

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Mock Trials – 5th Graders Immerse Themselves in Highly Prepared Courtroom Contests

The most suspenseful element of a mock trial conducted by 5th graders is that no one knows the outcome – will the jury find the defendant guilty?
The prosecution and defense […] Continue Reading »

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King Teachers/Staff Lead DC Trip for 195 8th Graders

A King Middle School tradition was resurrected this year thanks to teachers Victoria Edwards and Mya Hotter, who organized and led 195 of King’s 8th grade students on a five-day […] Continue Reading »

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NOTICE: New Developer Fees (School Facility Fee) for Berkeley Unified School District

Effective June 8, 2017, many new developments in Berkeley will be assessed one-time Developer Fees, known also as a School Facility Fee, by the Berkeley Unified School District.
The fees will […] Continue Reading »

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School Board Meeting Stream May 31, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JyRk9J3NU0
The meeting will begin at 7:30pm

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Building Community at the “Learning Exchange”

Community building, education and equity were big themes at the Learning Exchange gathering held at Longfellow Middle School on May 20.
The 6-hour event drew more than 100 people – students, […] Continue Reading »

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Board Recruiting for Facilities Safety & Maintenance Oversight Committee

The School Board is recruiting applicants for the Facilities Safety & Maintenance Oversight Committee to provide oversight of and input into an expenditure plan developed annually by District staff to […] Continue Reading »

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Mayor’s Student Awards Honor BUSD High School Students

The 21st annual Mayor’s Student Awards honored 151 high school students from BUSD this past Thursday, May 18, at UC Berkeley’s Pauley Ballroom.
Certificates were handed out in several categories: Citizenship, […] Continue Reading »

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