BHS Softball Suffers Defeat vs. O’Dowd
Berkeley High School’s girls varsity softball team took on Bishop O’Dowd High School on the evening of May 12. The match concluded with O’Dowd winning 3-0 against BHS, who put up a good defense, but didn’t counterattack offensively.
Athlete Profile: Luca McKerley Coronado
Luca McKerley Coronado is a senior in Berkeley International High School on the boys varsity baseball team. McKerley Coronado started playing baseball at four, inspired by his father and grandfather.
Athlete Profile: Jackie Dai
Jackie Dai is a senior in Berkeley International High School and captain of the boys badminton team. He discovered his passion for the sport after taking a badminton class at Berkeley High School his freshman year and found he was “naturally kind of gifted [at badminton].” Dai improved on techniques such as grip,
Dragons For Dinner: BHS vs. O’Dowd
Berkeley High School’s boys varsity soccer team took on Bishop O’Dowd High School on January 21, to cheers of ‘Go Jackets!’ The game kicked off with O’Dowd on the offense, making a shot at the goal, and Berkeley’s goalkeeper, Patrick Devaney, lunging to make the first save of the game.
Students Required to Carry School IDs at All Times for Safety
Students at Berkeley High School are required to carry their school ID card on them at all times as of January 3, 2022. Dean of Students Claudia González sent an email to all BHS students, informing them of the new ID requirements on December 14, 2021.
BHS Custodians Afflicted by Staff Shortages During Pandemic
With hygiene and disinfecting more important than ever, Berkeley High School, like much of the state, is facing a custodial staff shortage. According to Jeffrey Snow, facilities and operations manager at BHS, there are currently 15 night custodians and one day custodian at BHS.
The Debate: Should Identity-Specific Groups Be More Inclusive of Outside Allies?
Clubs like the Gender Sexuality Alliance and Black Student Union serve specific marginalized groups. Does welcoming outsiders to their cause come at the expense of providing a safe space? Two writers dive into both sides of the controversy below. “For the GSA, I think we should welcome everybody … because having more widespread