Parents/Guardians of students in grades 5, 7, 9, and 11 should have received notice regarding the California Healthy Kids Surveys (CHKS) being filled out by students in these grades in all of our schools. The survey responses help measure our progress in educating our youth about healthy lifestyle habits, are used to help direct services […]
Parent Liaisons help schools and families connect to support student success. Only a few of our schools currently have parent liaisons working at the school site. Through the community work on the 2020 Vision, the 2011 Communications Study, and parent surveys, and in reviewing the research, it became clear that resources for parent engagement would […]
Traducido al español abajo. BUSD Master Plan for English Learners 2013 English Learners (EL) make up 14% of the students in the Berkeley Public Schools. Recent state test results (both CELDT and CST) show that concentrated efforts of our teachers, administrators, and families to make the education of our English learners a priority have had […]
The Berkeley High School Football Team is headed to the North Coast Section Playoffs after winning the Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League title this past weekend with a final game win against El Cerrito High. Come cheer for the Jackets at the Playoff game on Saturday, November 26th, 7:00 pm at Contra Costa College.
Wednesday November 9, 2011 was Signing Day for two BHS seniors, basketball players Langston Morris-Walker and Elisha Davis who received full scholarships. Langston will be attending and playing for Oregon State, and Elisha will be doing the same at Arizona State University. Both students credited their parents for all of their support throughout their lives, […]
The Berkeley LEARNS* After School Programs celebrated Lights On Afterschool – a nationwide call to attention to the importance of after school programs for America’s children, families and communities. On Thursday, October 20th, our after school programs celebrated with dance parties, performances, ice cream socials and other special activities. Read more…. (*Links Enrichment, Academics and […]
November 1, 2011 is the next meeting of the Superintendent’s Two Way Immersion (TWI) Task Force. The work of the Task Force is to plan the consolidation of the three TWI programs at three Berkeley elementary schools at one TWI school. A webpage has been set up to keep the community updated on this work. […]
Fiscal responsibility and good stewardship of public monies are critical to the continued strength of the Berkeley Unified School District. Several factors, including the district’s improved credit rating, access to federal subsidies for construction bond interest, and lower interest rates by refinancing, have helped us garner savings for local property taxpayers. It is estimated that […]