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Photo of Jonah Lachs.

Athlete Profile: Jonah Lachs


Senior Jonah Lachs began playing volleyball his sophomore year at Berkeley High. “I wanted to play a sport, so I went to volleyball tryouts, somehow made the team, and just fell in love with the sport from there,” he said.

Rose Levine (from left), Keller Greer, Allie Weinberger are all currrent dancers.

Dance: both an art and a sport


What sets dance apart from other sports is the element of art and visual beauty within it. Dance is meant to be an artistic medium, which means the dancers must always be wearing their best face and putting on the most captivating performance.

Berkeley and Dublin players run down the field at Jacket stadium.

Women's lacrosse bests Dublin


On March 7, 2024, Berkeley High School girls varsity lacrosse faced off against Dublin High School. This was the first time the team had played against Dublin in three seasons, so coach Jess Seggman was unsure of what to expect.

Shiella Paredes-Akimoto plams to move to Japan to wrestle next year.

BHS women’s wrestler makes it to states


On Thursday, Feb. 22, girls wrestling captain Shiella Paredes-Akimoto competed at the state championships. It was a three-day long event held at Mechanics Bank Arena in Bakersfield, California.

Senior Oliver Gill winds up for a dangerous free kick.

Critical boys soccer game against O’Dowd ends in 0-0 draw


On Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, Berkeley High School boys soccer faced off against Bishop O’Dowd High School. This was a vital game for the team, as they had already lost to O’Dowd earlier in the season.

Juniors Sebi Minn-Murray and Elouan Pecson set up a soccer camp for kids last summer.

Coaching younger kids allows athletes to build connections


Student-athletes are always searching for ways to improve at their sports. It’s been said that there is no better way to get better at something than to teach other people what you already know.

Women’s wrestlers spar at practice.

Girl’s wrestling grows in popularity, access


Girl’s wrestling is one of the fastest growing high school sports in the U.S. right now, and the Berkeley High School team is no exception. Last year, the team had seven girls who competed on the wrestling team, and this year there will be even more joining.

Girls water polo forms a huddle.

Girls Water Polo


Girls water polo had one last game before their final West Alameda County Conference championship tournament to end their season. It was their senior night game, against Castro Valley High school on Oct.

Boys water polo defends against a goal.



Boys water polo held their senior night on Thursday, Oct. 19 in a game against Novato High School. They had a successful season and finished first in their league standings.

Girls water polo players battle for the ball.

Girls water polo crushes Lick Wilmerding


Water polo season has begun, and the girls team is ready to dive in. On the evening of Wednesday, September 13, the girls water polo team played against Lick Wilmerding High School at home.

Kea Morshed pretending to take a photo without a camera.

Artist Spotlight: Kea Morshed


Kea Morshed feels making films has been very therapeutic for him. He describes how, “Because I write most of my films, whether I like it or not, they always represent what was going on in my life at that time in my head.

Dance Production shows took place on April 28 and 29.

Dance Production celebrates past, present


Berkeley High School’s Dance Production class has been working all semester on their final performance, which took place on April 28 and 29. The theme of the show was “Looking Back to Moving Forward”, and it included 10 pieces that ranged from hip-hop to interpretive dance.

A player is swinging a bat.

Baseball takes win against Castro Valley


On Wednesday, April 12, Berkeley High School boys baseball had an away game against Castro Valley High School. Players had high hopes for this game, and were confident that they could take home the win after beating them last year.

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.

Junior AJ Loustau flies towards the net, facing pressure from California High School on January 14.

Boys basketball defense rivals Cal High


On Saturday, Jan. 14, the Berkeley High School boys varsity basketball team faced off against California High School. The team had just come off of a loss the night before against Alameda High School.  BHS took the lead in the first quarter thanks to back-to-back steals from Ollie Miller and Samir O’Brien, and a 3-point

Luisa Bertolli heads the ball into the goal during the Nov. 30 home opener.

Girls soccer stuns with 6-0 win


On Wednesday, Nov. 30, girls varsity soccer had their first game of the season at Jacket Stadium against Pittsburg High School. It was a freezing cold night, but that did not slow them down.  The girls started off strong in the first half.

Pictured left to right at the November 9 signing: Isabel Bessette, Melinda Pullin, and Ruby Hill.

Signing ceremony celebrates BHS athletes


Wednesday, November 9, was National Signing Day, which marks the opening of the signing period for high school athletes across the country. Berkeley High School held a signing ceremony on November 9, where students who committed to colleges for  National Collegiate Athletic Association sports signed their National Letters of Intent.