DÌa de Los Muertos fosters remembrance and celebration


Día De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was celebrated throughout Latin American countries and communities on the first two days of November. At Berkeley High School, an altar was constructed in the C Building, honoring three students who passed away earlier this year.According to Susi Lopez, a BHS Spanish teacher, the school has


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Planters Guide to the Galaxy

Henry David Thoreau once wrote that, “heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” Humans can credit our very existence to soil, which is considered the cornerstone of life on earth as we know it today.




Touring cycle drains performing artists

Booking concert tickets to watch a musician perform is not always as fun for the artist as it is for the audience. Performing live in front of thousands of people can be physically and mentally taxing.  Not only can tours be straining for the main performing artists, but also for anyone within the traveling crew.


The football team huddles after their quarterfinals game

BHS fall sports reflect postseason 

Throughout the regular season, Berkeley High School’s sports teams fight to earn a spot in postseason tournaments such as North Coast Section or West Alameda County Conference league championships.   Girls volleyball made it into the NCS championships as the eighth seed out of 15.

A student facing their fear to return after injury

Return from injury plagued by hesitation

A couple years ago, Samir O’Brien, a junior on the Berkeley High School varsity basketball team, went up for a layup and fell on his hand.   “I knew right away that my pinky was messed up,” O’Brien said.

Pictured left to right at the November 9 signing: Isabel Bessette, Melinda Pullin, and Ruby Hill.

Signing ceremony celebrates BHS athletes

Wednesday, November 9, was National Signing Day, which marks the opening of the signing period for high school athletes across the country. Berkeley High School held a signing ceremony on November 9, where students who committed to colleges for  National Collegiate Athletic Association sports signed their National Letters of Intent.