Amaya Polanco Zimmerman



Principal Erin Schweng at the Berkeley High Class of 2018 graduation at the Greek Theatre.

Principal Erin Schweng Bids Farewell to Berkeley High School After 3 Years


On Monday, April 20 at 3:06 PM, Berkeley High School’s Principal Erin Schweng announced that she will not be returning to BHS after the 2019-20 school year.

Jewel Lake, located in Tilden Regional Park, is home to many species under threat of extinction.

Berkeley Residents Protest Jewel Lake’s Worsening Conditions


This past February 15, people held hands around the perimeter of Tilden Park’s Jewel Lake to give the water a communal embrace. The event was organized with the hopes of attracting the attention of East Bay Regional Parks District board member Elizabeth Echols, who represents Ward 1, of which Tilden Park is a part

BUSD Teacher Takes on Role of Union President


Matt Meyer is the elected head of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers as of fall 2019. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Meyer worked his way to the position through a long career of fighting for justice in various educational positions.