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Celebration for Winners of César Chávez & Dolores Huerta Contest

Enthusiastic participants at this year’s celebration of the winners of the César Chávez & Dolores Huerta Commemoration Contest. Photo courtesy of the César Chávez Dolores Huerta Commemorative Committee
A spirit of […] Continue Reading »

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Congratulations, Berkeley High Boys Tennis Team – 2017 Conference Co-Champions!

For the first time in this century, the Berkeley High boys tennis team claimed the crown of conference champions this spring. (Or half of it – sharing it with Piedmont […] Continue Reading »

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New Teachers Feted at Teacher Induction Celebration

A number of our teachers received a welcome after-school break from the demands of their jobs on Tuesday, May 16, with a festive program, gift bags and dinner at the […] Continue Reading »

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Schools Fund Spring Luncheon Draws Large Gathering, Honors 2 Science Educators

The Schools Fund annual spring luncheon is a popular event. Photo: Mark CoplanThis year’s Berkeley Public Schools Fund Spring Luncheon not only raised needed funding for the schools but also […] Continue Reading »

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Fun Afternoon at Annual Classified Staff Recognition

For many employees in the Berkeley Unified School District, the Wednesday work day on May 17 ended at the Dining Commons of King Middle School with lots of smiles and appreciation. […] Continue Reading »

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Proposed Redesign of Berkeley High School Program – Public Hearing May 17

The School Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed redesign of Berkeley High’s educational program at its May 17, 2017 meeting. The public hearing will start at approximately […] Continue Reading »

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Two BUSD-Sponsored Events You May Not Want to Miss

Here are two upcoming events of special interest:
May 20: “Learning Exchange” workshops to build supportive schools
District families, students and staff are invited to a special “Learning Exchange” on May 20 […] Continue Reading »

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New Policy to Protect Students, Employees from Government Registries – Also Bans Records of a Student’s Religion

The School Board has adopted a new policy forbidding District employees from providing information about individual students or employees for government registries based on religion, national origin or ethnicity.
The policy […] Continue Reading »

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Family Preparedness Plans

A letter from Superintendent Evans is going out this week to all district families about the importance of family preparedness plans, with special advice for immigrant families, many of whom […] Continue Reading »

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Certificates, Celebration and Cake

Scenes from the April 27 Reclassification Ceremony, including students posing with their certificates. Photos: Charles Burress
An air of festivity filled Longfellow’s new cafeteria the evening of Thursday, April 27th when […] Continue Reading »

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