Mateo Tsai is a student and runner, who believes that nothing is better than staring at the sky lying in the middle of a field. He enjoys pilfering various fruits from neighborhood trees and wishes he had more time to read.
How did you find your closest friends at BHS?
“We’ve been hanging out as family friends and then at school,” said Rubèn Murillo, a senior. Despite an incident where he destroyed his friend’s favorite toy, a fire truck, Murillo still sees him regularly to this day.
Yoga restores mind and body balance
In a second story studio, Melanie Green leads coaches and athletes on the Berkeley High School mountain biking team in yoga every Monday afternoon. She asks riders to consider how many hours a week they spend hunched over their handlebars, spines bent and muscles tight, and prompts them to compare that to the time they
BHS wrestling wins dual meet, displaying strength and strategy
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
Cross country makes state, breaks dry spell
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,
A day in the life of Juan Raygoza
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.
Dragon Boating: “First In Friendship”
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.
Beneath the Suit: BHS’s Beloved Mascot
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.
Senior Night Games
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.