What Does It Mean When Students Are Inconveniences?

It didn’t start at Berkeley High School. I was first labeled a “difficult student” at Sequoia High School in Redwood City. I was an odd case for administrators, a student with good grades who was on the International Baccalaureate Diploma track yet missing classes left and right.

Pages of "There There" by Tommy Orange litter the ground

An Open Letter to the Student Body

One of the most important responsibilities I feel as your principal is to keep you safe. So often, that involves imagining how to protect you and our school from outside threats – an earthquake, an active shooter, even bad air quality.