BHS Community Mourns Deaths of Recent Alumni Dixie Lewis and Ross Schultz
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 The two, who had been a couple since high school, were killed Tuesday in a car accident in Truckee.
Netflix’s Hype House Reality Show Will Prove Damaging for All Involved
Friday, May 28, 2021 The newly announced controversial Netflix series has garnered complaints from all over the internet, even from fans of the featured creators.
‘Reopening Is Going to Be a Process:’ Local Theaters Struggle During Pandemic
Monday, May 10, 2021 So far, only one theater in Berkeley is open, with others still making the tough decision about when and how to reopen.
Taylor Swift Reclaims Her Music in Fearless (Taylor’s Version)
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 The newly released re-record of Swift’s sophomore album brings new life to her old songs.
Hybrid Learning Plan Released
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 The plan, which has yet to be ratified by BHS teachers, will include maintaining a relatively similar distance learning schedule in the morning, with optional in-person learning from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM four days a week.
Moxie’s Attempts to Educate Falls Short
Friday, March 26, 2021 The Netflix original film presents a trivial, oversimplified, white-centered version of feminism.
Berkeley Elementary Schools Will Return to Five Days a Week of In-Person Instruction
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 BUSD and BFT recently announced that optional in-person instruction will be available for kindergarten through second grade students beginning on March 29, and other elementary school students on April 12.
BHS Safety Officers Work Drastically Different Jobs During Distance Learning
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 The safety officers who once worked to support students and maintain order now have different roles in Berkeley schools.
Despite Strong Systemic Efforts, Berkeley’s Unhoused Students Struggle in Distance Learning
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 While a number of programs and organizations collaborate to supply students in difficult housing situations with short-term support, the underlying problem is far beyond the reach of local entities.
Berkeley Schools to Return to Hybrid Instruction This Academic Year
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 The BFT and BUSD have reached a tentative agreement for schools to return after teachers are vaccinated, allowing all students to return by April 19.
BUSD Alternative High School Programs Struggle with Distance Learning
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Berkeley Technology Academy and Berkeley Independent Study have had to adapt to increased enrollment, changes in teachers’ hours, and a lack of in-person connection.
Protests Arise as BUSD Elementary Schools Begin Reopening Process
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 The organization Equal Opportunity Now/By Any Means Necessary has been protesting at Berkeley schools since November 9.
Berkeley to Remain Closed as County Middle and High Schools are Cleared to Reopen
Thursday, November 12, 2020 Although the November 9 reopening date has passed, BUSD continues to make plans for reopening middle and high schools.
October PSAT Cancelled Due to Lack of Staff Members, Uncertainty About Air Quality
Friday, October 30, 2020 BHS administration hopes to host the SAT in December and an alternate PSAT in January following months of cancellations.
Coaches Struggle Amid Loss of In-Person Sports
Sunday, October 18, 2020 Sports coaches from BHS are leading their teams through uncertain times as they cope with pushed back seasons, loss of pay, and the challenge of sustaining team unity.
How do BHS Athletes Feel About Returning to Sports?
Thursday, October 1, 2020 Athletes hope that new safety precautions are set in place as BHS sports teams consider starting in-person practices.
Despite Government Aid, BHS Lunch Spots Struggle Without Students
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 In pre-pandemic times, BHS students were key contributors to the revenue of their favorite lunchtime restaurants. Due to distance learning, these downtown eateries are now seriously struggling from the loss of student business.
Field Hockey Athlete Profile: Ruthy Jandra
Saturday, September 19, 2020 Ruthy Jandra, BHS girls field hockey captain, is excited to lead her team into a new, unusual year.
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