Kaiya Jordan is a filmmaker, journalist, and Berkeley High School student. She has worked as a writer and editor on the BHS Jacket. She’s also known for her work on local short films, documentaries, and music videos.
What was your relationship like with social media over the summer?
BHS junior Analisa Appleyard had a generally positive relationship with social media this summer, “I think was pretty good! It was cool seeing everybody’s trips and where they went, and it was really fun to see everybody doing fun things.” “I wasn’t really active over social media during the summer.
New COVID-19 Policies: Optional masking and at-home testing
As Berkeley High School gears up for the 2022-2023 school year, the administration prepares to control the spread of COVID-19, given the high rates of transmission. “What we know from the district, that sets out a COVID safety plan for all of our sites, is that we’re trying our best to go back to
Meet Enikia Ford Morthel: Berkeley’s New Superintendent
The district’s superintendent of three years, Brent Stephens, announced he was leaving Berkeley Unified School District this spring. Since then, the search for a successor led to one finalist, Enikia Ford Morthel, the deputy superintendent of instruction in the San Francisco school district.
New Policy Offers Students Two Weekly COVID-19 Tests in Class
Starting on January 26, Berkeley High School recently implemented an optional COVID-19 surveillance testing plan that aims to test all 3,100 students twice per week. According to Principal Juan Raygoza, over the first four days of the testing schedule, BHS administered 3,809 rapid tests and identified 22 positive cases.