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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BUSD Young Artists Featured at Berkeley Art Center

For an uplifting look at the creativity being nurtured in our schools, head over to the Berkeley Art Center to see the current exhibition of art works by our elementary and […] Continue Reading »

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BUSD Science Teachers Honored

Congratulations to Cherene Fillingim-Selk and several other BUSD elementary science teachers chosen as 2017 Super Star Teachers by the nonprofit Community Resources for Science, which provides support for teachers from […] Continue Reading »

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College & Career Week – Showing Students Future Pathways

We wish to thank the many community members and BUSD employees who helped make Berkeley’s 5th annual College & Career Awareness Week another valuable experience for students last week. The […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley High Boys Win NCS Soccer Championship

Congratulations to the BHS boys soccer team for defeating De La Salle 2-1 in Division 1 of the North Coast Section (NCS) finals on Saturday night.
“This was only the second […] Continue Reading »

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Protecting Transgender Students – Statement from Board President and Superintendent

Earlier this week, the President issued an order rescinding federal protections for transgender students in our nation’s public schools. Our community should know that this order will have no impact […] Continue Reading »

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Feb. 15, 2017 Statement from the Board President and Superintendent

We have received many messages and phone calls about a BUSD teacher who has been in the news for expressing her views about the violent protests at U.C. Berkeley on […] Continue Reading »

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