First day of school for all BUSD students is August 26th. Welcome back!
There were many reasons for the group of twenty-nine Berkeley High seniors to gather and celebrate with family, friends, teachers, and mentors in the school library on May 29th. Back in 2015, these students became members of the sixth cohort of the BHS Bridge program determined to successfully transition to high school, carrying with them […]
Poet and novelist Elizabeth Acevedo drew richly on her experience growing up as the Afro-Latina child of Dominican immigrants in New York City when she performed and spoke about her work to an enthralled audience of more than 1000 Berkeley High students, including the entire 9th grade, on May 14 in the Community Theater. Acevedo […]
This month, Berkeley High students in the Mechatronics Engineering “Electrical Tech” class were able to get plugged into their new lab/classroom housed at the Berkeley Adult School. Now in its pilot year, the class taught by Dirk Wright meets once a week, on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. It had been meeting in a […]
Physical education doesn’t look much like it did when most parents went to school. Gone are the days of being beaned with a ball in dodgeball and the competitive team sports that often involved students feeling left out. Today, the physical education curriculum in our schools focuses on fitness, fun, and inclusion in ways that […]