A special parent forum to address issues related to sexual harassment and bullying is being held Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 7-9 pm in the Berkeley High School Library, 1980 Allston Way. Come hear from school and district experts and join other parents of 8th grade and high school age students to learn about sexual […]
Update: March 29 The superintendent application deadline is now past. With 70 applicants, the School Board recently announced that it is very pleased with the applicant pool. The School Board has now reviewed all the applications and is moving forward to screen and interview the most qualified candidates using the meaningful data gathered from the participation of over […]
The School Board has begun the search for Berkeley’s next Superintendent of Schools. Visit our dedicated Superintendent Search webpage to learn more about the recruitment and hiring process and how you can participate. For regular updates, subscribe to our biweekly A+ News enewsletter available in English and Spanish.
Families with incoming 9th graders for Fall 2013: Please mark your calendars for Berkeley High School’s Annual Winter Information Night on Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00 pm in Berkeley High’s Community Theater (on Allston Way between Milvia and MLK Jr. Way). The evening starts promptly at 7:00 pm in the Community Theater. Attendance at this event […]
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Two King Middle School students were presented with the “Next Generation Award” at Berkeley’s 2nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Anjuli Arreola-Burl was recognized for her art (pictured) and Allie Bailey for her fictional poem in a King Middle School “Taking a Stand” art, poetry, and essay contest in honor of Dr. Martin Luther […]
The enrollment season continues in the Berkeley Public Schools with Kindergarten and Middle School Information Nights scheduled throughout the month of January. These nights give parents a chance to hear from staff, teachers, and parents at the school about the curricular programs and learn more about each school community. Parent Preference Forms and accompanying documents […]
Every two years students in grades 5, 7, 9, and 11 confidentially answer questions about health, safety and alcohol, tobacco, and drug use on the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS). Information in the survey is used to educate students and families and to facilitate prevention and early intervention. A summary of the 2012 results and […]
California voters approved Proposition 30 on November 6, 2012 by a comfortable margin. With 100% of the state’s precincts reporting, Proposition 30 had the support of 53.9% of those having voted, with 4,959,206 “yes” votes – a margin of over 750,000. On Election Day, the initiative won a majority in 25 of the state’s 58 […]
Berkeley High School’s Fall Information Night for incoming 9th grade families (2013-14) is scheduled for Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 in the Berkeley Community Theater located on the BHS campus. The event will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. While we welcome everyone, the evening will be of particular interest to those who are new to the […]