See Remarkable Biotech Projects from High School Students’ Summer Internships – Public Celebration, Sat., Aug. 12

A public exhibition at Berkeley High on Saturday, Aug. 12, will offer a chance to observe and celebrate the summer accomplishments of young scientists in one of the high school’s […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley Teachers to Start New School Year with New Contract

Berkeley teachers have ratified a new contract with the Berkeley Unified School District for this school year, 2017-18, and the following year, 2018-19.
The contract was approved by Board of Education […] 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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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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