BHS Students Must Examine
Social Media More Critically
When it comes to social media literacy, Berkeley High School’s ninth grade Ethnic Studies and Social Living curriculum barely scratches the surface, only broadly covering topics such as cyberbullying and social media’s effects on the brain.
Prom Exclusion Policy Is Discriminatory
After nearly two years without any community-building events, Berkeley High School will finally host a long-awaited prom, to be held at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria on March 19.
Absent Students Need Support
Talk to a few Berkeley High School students who have had to quarantine because of a positive COVID-19 test, and they’ll each have a different response as to how they’ve kept up with their classwork while out of school.
Students Need At-Home Rapid Tests to Fight COVID-19 Surge
Since Berkeley High School’s return from winter break, there have been more empty desks and missing teachers. This is no surprise, given that COVID-19 case counts across the country are surging due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant.
Why Are Volunteers Sitting Outside Student Bathrooms?
Recently, students at Berkeley High School may have noticed adults outside many of the bathrooms on campus. These adults are parent volunteers, who, after receiving repeated reports of vaping and other unwanted behaviors taking place in bathrooms, decided to take action.
On the Other Hand: Inside the Left-Handed Experience at BHS
Here are some things lefties deal with regularly: metal rings digging into their skin as they write in spiral-bound notebooks, ink smearing all over their hands while taking notes, and strained backs from hunching over desks with no arm support.
Which Teachers Make the Grade? Students Share Best Qualities
Spend time on any high school campus and you’re bound to hear students talk about which teachers are good and which ones they would rather avoid. “A good teacher makes a good class,” said Talia Antell-Proulx, a junior in Communication, Arts, and Sciences.
Delta Variant Complicates Concert Going
Berkeley High School ninth grader Zoe Glass pushed her way through the crowds at an outdoor Jonas Brothers concert on Friday, August 27. With her mask on and an intention to keep distanced from others, she said she took precautions to ensure she was safe and felt comfortable.