Mateo Tsai

Position

Writer

Gabe Ross hefts an opponent over his shoulder at San Lorenzo High School on January 12.

BHS wrestling wins dual meet, displaying strength and strategy

Sports

On January 12, the Berkeley High School wrestling team faced San Lorenzo and Hayward High School at San Lorenzo’s campus. After two long-fought battles, BHS prevailed, beating San Lorenzo 48-36 and winning by tiebreaker against Hayward, 42-42.  The competition was a type of event called a dual meet, in which wrestlers from two schools pair

BHS Cross Country

Cross country makes state, breaks dry spell

Sports

On a sunny day at the North Coast Section finals at Hayward High School, despite injuries and illness, Berkeley High School’s cross country team defied expectations and made history, qualifying for state championships for the first time in 37 years.  At the crack of the starter pistol, BHS, dressed in red and gold,

Principal Raygoza prepares for a day full of meetings, with a cup of coffee in hand.

A day in the life of Juan Raygoza

Features

Most Friday mornings, Berkeley High School principal Juan Raygoza delivers donuts. Clutching the pastry-filled box, he ambles down BHS hallways, past classrooms filled with students watching the morning announcements.

The Bay Area sky

Bay Area residents and experts examine moody weather patterns

Features

“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Quotes like this are often brought up in conversations about the weather in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Members of the Girls Who Lift Club meet

New BHS clubs: Cultivating contemporary student discussions

Features

Period Education Club Empty vending machines and outdated period products are just some of the obstacles people with periods face at Berkeley High School.

A student rushing to the tardy office

Is the new tardy policy beneficial or detrimental  to attendance?

Features

On August 15, the first day of school at Berkeley High School, students arriving late to school were greeted with a surprise — all but one of the entry gates were locked at 10:01 a.m.

The dragon boaters’ spirit was apparent as they paddled across the Berkeley Marina waters on January 1.

Dragon Boating: “First In Friendship”

Sports

Since 2014, the dragon boats of the East Bay Rough Riders, a youth dragon boating team home to students from Berkeley High School and El Cerrito High School, have flitted across the iridescent water of the Berkeley Marina.

The mysterious BHS mascot, Jac, performs the splits in Donahue Gym.

Beneath the Suit: BHS’s Beloved Mascot

Sports

Dressed head to toe in black and yellow and covered in fur, the Berkeley High School mascot sticks out among the athletes and the cheer team during BHS sports games.

Destiny Evans, a BHS senior, goes to shoot during the February 10 game.

Senior Night Games

Sports

Spirits were high on February 10 as Berkeley High School’s girls varsity basketball team decisively closed out its season in a game against Oakland High School, winning 64-22 on their senior night.