Students Should Not Be Forced to Attend Wednesday Class
Wednesdays are notorious for being full of exhaustion: motivation from Monday is long gone, and the weekend is nowhere in sight. However, with the asynchronous Wednesday schedule that Berkeley High School implemented before May, the so-called hump day provided a short break from the chaos of the week.
Foreign Language Classes Suffer From Lack of Focus and Real World Connection
Americans are notoriously bad at learning foreign languages, with less than thirty percent of the US population being multilingual. Although two to three years of foreign language are recommended for college eligibility, every student that graduates from Berkeley High School is only required to take one year of a foreign language. Having been placed
Local Official Spotlight: Vasudeo Talks COVID-19 and Inclusion
“My top goal is to help our students and teachers recover from this pandemic,” said Berkeley Unified School District Board Director Ana Vasudeo. Despite the uncertainties and inequities created by COVID-19, Berkeley High School continues to strive for inclusion, a platform for student activism, as well as a supportive environment for its diverse
BHS Students Must Speak Out In School Board Meetings
In February 2020, dozens of Berkeley High School students spoke out in school board meetings to protest the administration’s mismanagement of rape and sexual assult allegations, as well as the lack of consent education and resources for survivors.
Murder in the Berkeley Hills
Just after 4:00 PM on Saturday, September 24, a neighborhood in the North Berkeley Hills was disrupted by the sound of fatal gunshots. After being alerted by local residents, police found a man dead outside a home on the 1100 block of Glen Avenue, just north of the Berkeley Rose Garden.
BHS Student Initiates Berkeley Hills Trash Cleanup Project
The many prominent issues relevant to today’s world can make it overwhelming to decide who and how to help. But Berkeley High School junior Milo Moses proved that starting a project and putting in effort can make creating change completely achievable.
Berkeley School Board Discusses COVID-19 Updates
On Wednesday, September 3, the Berkeley School Board met to review policies, guidelines, and proposals designed to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education in Berkeley Unified School District.
International Responses to #BlackLivesMatter
Zimbabwe August 4, 2020 – With political reform at the forefront of public consciousness, people have taken to social media to condemn recent persecution, kidnappings, and beatings of Zimbabwean civil rights activists.