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State of the District Presentation & Parent Workshops

Berkeley Schools are experiencing a time of many exciting developments and student successes, along with budget challenges and inequality in student progress that need close attention, Superintendent Evans said in […] Continue Reading »

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Next School Year Academic Calendar: 2018-19

Basic School Year Academic Calendar Dates for Families
Detailed Month to Month Calendar
Key Dates:
First Day of School: MONDAY, August 27, 2018
Thanksgiving Holidays: Mon.-Fri., November 19-23, 2018 (one week break)
Winter Recess: Mon., […] Continue Reading »

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2018 Black History Oratorical Fest Competition

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We are inviting students at elementary, middle and high schools to participate in this year’s Black History Oratorical Fest Competition. Selected students from each […] Continue Reading »

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Longfellow Middle School Honors “Caring Elders”

Caring Elders Day at Longfellow, Jan. 26. Photo: Nate PorembaThe 10th annual Caring Elders Day at Longfellow Middle School on Friday, January 26, featured many guests who donned yellow sashes, […] Continue Reading »

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6 Classified Employees Recognized with “WE CARE” Awards

Congratulations to the six recipients of BUSD’s 2017 WE CARE service awards.
This year’s honorees are:

Lyzanna Chairez, School Board Executive Assistant
Rodney Hill, School Custodian, Oxford
Neesa Lazarus, Instructional Assistant, John Muir
Roxana Machthon, […] Continue Reading »

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Join Superintendent Evans for the State of the District Event – January 31

Superintendent’s State of the District, LCAP Update, and Workshops
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
BUSD Board Room, 1231 Addison Street
6:30 – 8:15 pm
Please RSVP
Check-in Board Room, 1231 Addison Street
Child care drop-off Room […] Continue Reading »

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Community Update: Process for Budget Reduction Decisions

Note: At the time of this writing, the Governor’s January Budget proposal was just released, and the calculations below do not take into account that information. We will continue to […] Continue Reading »

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Enrollment Period for 2018-19 School Year Open

The Admissions Office of the Berkeley Unified School District is currently accepting applications for enrollment in our schools for the 2018-19 school year.*
High School – The current registration period for […] Continue Reading »

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Berkeley High Senior Chosen to Represent California in US Senate Youth Program

Congratulations to Berkeley High senior Cole McCann-Phillips, who’s been selected as one of two delegates statewide to represent California in the 2018 U.S. Senate Youth Program.
The selection was announced Dec. […] Continue Reading »

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Just Released – the “California School Dashboard” with Detailed Performance Data for All Public Schools and Districts in the State, Including Berkeley Unified

Today, December 7th, the California Department of Education (CDE) officially launched the California School Dashboard, an improved new reporting system for California public schools.
The Dashboard employs an easy-to-understand report […] Continue Reading »

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