Kaiya Jordan

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Columnist

‘Doesn’t Solve the Problem:’ Bissell’s Credentials Revoked

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In February of 2021, Matthew Bissell, a former chemistry teacher at Berkeley High School, quietly resigned after signing a separation agreement with Superintendent Brent Stephens.

Muffin Club leaders Silas Freeling, Max Huneeus, and Ben Lempkin (left to right) handed out muffins for the second time on 3/15.

BHS Students Distribute Thousands
of Muffins for International Muffin Day

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“It’s lighthearted and fun to have a day where you randomly bring muffins,” said Berkeley High School student Benjamin Lemkin. “I know that if I was walking around and somebody [offered] me a muffin, it would brighten my day.

Anja Ball

BHS Plans to Support Students Using COVID-19 Relief Money

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the educational challenges it brought, the state of California has given school districts relief money to use as they choose.

In-class COVID-19 tests are administered to students twice weekly by volunteers.

New Policy Offers Students Two Weekly COVID-19 Tests in Class

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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.