Aditya Sridharan




Class of 2025

Aditya Sridharan is a writer, journalist and Berkeley High student, passionate about playing tennis and learning new languages. He speaks English, French and Spanish fluently and enjoys exploring global perspectives as someone with multicultural roots.

Counselor bonds aid students


Students are often encouraged to build relationships with their counselors, but the value of a strong student-counselor relationship can be overlooked.

An array of artworks are shown at BAMPFA.

Best places to see art throughout the Bay


Art close to home is a valuable tool to enrich the lives of many residents.  However, it can be daunting to know where to start looking.  Exploring the multitude of art choices Berkeley offers is key to being able to enjoy them in our day to day lives.

Dancers rehearse choreography during lunch.

​​African Diaspora dance class explores Black female identity


“This dance really characterizes what Black women went through,” said African Diaspora dance teacher Dawn “Doc Dub” Williams, speaking on Djouba, a Haitian dance being taught in the African Diaspora Dance class this year.

‘I’m Not Broken’ author Jesse Leon presents at BHS library


Jesse Leon’s debut book “I’m Not Broken” is a testament to human resilience amidst devastating life struggles.   On February 23, Leon spoke at the Berkeley High School Library, sharing his new memoir and the inspirational pathway he took in order to achieve so much.   Leon grew up in San Diego, where as a young boy

Williams demonstrates a song on electric bass for his class.

‘Stories through sound:’ New hip-hop class bridges history


Nestled in the A Building is Sakima Williams, who teaches Inventing Hip-Hop at Berkeley High School. In a room of six students, the course covers the past and present, music and history, and incites inspiration.    Williams grew up in hip -hop and remembers break dancing in the early ‘80s on pieces of linoleum.

'Love and pain': Multicultural students grapple with the holidays


The anticipation of the holiday season is a true source of hope and relish for many students, with many beginning to consider the placement of their Christmas trees.  Yet during these times of supposed joy, the thoughts of many multicultural students are far from tranquil.

Football Coach David Perry

‘Full circle:’ Alum coaches return


The journey of attending Berkeley High School as a student, diving into a lifetime of sports, and becoming an alum coach is one that is profoundly rewarding.