Verse becomes art on stage at the BHS SLAM Spoken Word club
Spoken word is a powerful performance of poetry that, rather than reflecting one’s own story, reflects a broader message about society as a whole. Spoken word centers largely around how a poem is performed using both vocal techniques and physical movements when delivering meaningful lines. The Berkeley High School Student Led Arts Movement Spoken
Ally members of affinity groups take away from the overall cause
Berkeley High School prides itself on the spaces it provides for students from marginalized communities to come together. Many of these spaces have become a place for students to celebrate the cultures of different groups while talking about important issues that each community faces.
Latin club prepares to attend convention
Berkeley High School Latin teacher John Piazza runs and organizes the BHS Latin club. Students have found it fosters a safe and very close community, as they are all able to bond over having one thing in common; they are all learning or are interested in the unique language, Latin.
BHS organizes the annual fall Club Fair
On Thursday, Sept. 7 2023, BHS students attended the annual Club Fair to learn about and join the diverse selection of student-run clubs at BHS. Clubs covered a variety of topics from STEM, to surfing and animal welfare.
NSBE supports Black students in STEM
At Berkeley High School, Black students remain underrepresented in STEM environments. National Society for Black Engineers brings together African American students who are interested in a career in STEM.
Students reflect on community service opportunities at BHS
Berkeley High School has a wide variety of clubs, with a total of 115 listed on their website as of Oct. 28. There are 14 different club categories listed on the website as well, the third largest being service-oriented clubs with 18 registered clubs.
Teen Reproductive Justice Club protests for abortion rights
On Wednesday, September 28, Paola Bedolla Garcia, a senior in Berkeley International High School, together with the Berkeley High School Teen Reproductive Justice Club, organized and led a schoolwide reproductive rights protest. Garcia said her initial motivation to hold the protest was based on fears that abortion restrictions provided. “I have a little sister,
BHS literary magazines reignite creativity through writing
The Redwood Literary and The Foundress, both student-made magazines at Berkeley High School, are starting up again this new school year. The Foundress is a BHS class, and publishes regularly on their website, and distributes hard copy editions at the end of the school year.
MCSA Hosts Speaker Series to Amplify Mixed Voices at BHS
Representation is a huge part of self worth. When you don’t see yourself reflected in media or academics, you can feel extremely isolated. Berkeley High School’s Multi-Cultural Student Association is fighting against this feeling by bringing representation to students who identify with intersectionality.