Clara Tjen




Class of 2026

Clara Tjen is a current Freshman at Berkeley High. Her interests and hobbies include writing, reading, playing soccer and cooking/baking.

Manny Selles awaits a pitch.

BHS spring sports: Recaps and reviews


As regular seasons wrap up, Berkeley High School spring sports teams prepare for postseason tournaments.  The BHS boys’ baseball team finished 2nd place in their league with a record of 18 wins and seven losses.

Athlete Profile: Matteo Small


Berkeley High School senior Matteo Small competes for the mile and the 800 meter events in track. He also runs cross country, and feels that the sports have the ability to give him a “mind reset”.

Girls soccer huddles for a cheer on Senior Night.

BHS senior night recap


Girls Soccer On their February 9 Senior Night, Berkeley High School’s girls soccer started out strong with a starting lineup packed by their 10 seniors.

Spotlighting Black athletes at BHS


Jamari Widemon Jamari Widemon, a junior on the Berkeley High School varsity boys basketball team, first picked up a basketball when he was only eight years old, and has been a talented forward since.

NSBE holds a club meeting featuring BHS alumni.

NSBE supports Black students in STEM


At Berkeley High School, Black students remain underrepresented in STEM environments. National Society for Black Engineers brings together African American students who are interested in a career in STEM.

Kugel is a common dish made for Yom Kippur, both sweet and savory.

From kugels to buñuelos: Cultural foods for the fall season


Ajmal Khan is a senior at Berkeley High School. His family is from Pakistan; they identify as Pashtun, a Muslim ethnic group. In this season, Khan said that Pashtun people traditionally eat very hot and spicy food.

Dancers assemble behind the scenes before performing at The Thai Temple.

A ‘hidden gem’: Thai Temple serves food and arts to public


The smell of fragrant Thai food, the sounds of animated conversations, and the crowded courtyard filled with bright colored outfits hit immediately upon arriving at Wat Mongkolratanaram, also known as the Thai Temple.

Do lockdown drills serve their purpose?


This past spring, a BHS student threatened to carry out an attack involving firearms. Two BHS students were victims of gun violence just this past month.  Just recently a fatal shooting occurred at an intersection near the BHS campus.