Asian American Pacific Islander Youth Rising Rally Held in Berkeley
Saturday, April 3, 2021 The rally began with a series of speeches, and ended with a march to the San Francisco Bay Pedestrian Footbridge to display banners and signs.
Berkeley Adult School Parking Lot to be Converted to BUSD Staff Housing
Friday, April 2, 2021 The initiative was approved in mid-February and aims to aid BUSD staff due to the high cost of living in Berkeley.
Hybrid Learning Plan Released
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 The plan, which has yet to be ratified by BHS teachers, will include maintaining a relatively similar distance learning schedule in the morning, with optional in-person learning from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM four days a week.
BUSD Reconsiders Implementation of GoGuardian
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 GoGuardian would allow parents to have access to their children’s browsing data, along with controls over website blocking and the ability to pause internet access.
Vaccine Roll Out and Reopening Plans Discussed at March 10 School Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 The meeting covered Superintendent Brent Stephens’ report on the progress towards reopening schools, and the immediacy of the district’s plans.
BHS Women’s Student Union Files Title IX Lawsuit Against Department of Education
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 The lawsuit claims Title IX regulations instituted under the Trump administration take away prior protections and will increase sexual harassment in schools.
BHS Holds First Virtual Election Convention
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 While the number of candidates has decreased by 26 percent, students appeared to be engaged in the election.
Berkeley Implements Nation’s First Healthy Foods Checkout Line Ordinance
Sunday, March 21, 2021 The regulation requires stores to place healthier items in the checkout aisle to encourage better food choices for local residents.
BHS International Baccalaureate In-Person Exams Cancelled
Friday, March 12, 2021 Students’ exam grades will now be based on their Internal Assessments, their predicted grade for the exam, and past assessments.