Students sit at a SLAM Spoken Word club meeting.

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

Members of the BHS Jewish Student Union pass out snacks.

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.

Redwood Literary Magazine publicizing themselves at the Club Fair.

Redwood Literary Magazine helps student writers find their voice


Redwood Literary Magazine, a BHS student-run organization that publishes short stories and poetry, has just released its latest issue. Redwood publishes a new issue each quarter, offering a safe space for young writers to express themselves creatively.

A person riding a bike on a trail.

Crew and mountain biking perception harms BHS athletes


Historically, crew and mountain biking have had primarily white demographics. This issue remains prevalent amongst both teams at Berkeley High School.

A group of Latin club students showing off books and a bust of Julius Ceasar.

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.

Club leaders set up stands to present to other students.

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 holds a club meeting featuring BHS alumni.

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 discussing a bakesale

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.

Students Protesting for Reproductive Rights

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,

A sign for the BHS Bee Positive club

BHS club fair displays diverse selection of student-run clubs


On Thursday, September 8, Berkeley High School students had the opportunity to sign up for clubs during the annual club fair. The fair took place during periods one through three and advertised a diverse range of clubs.

Members of the Girls Who Lift Club meet

New BHS clubs: Cultivating contemporary student discussions


Period Education Club Empty vending machines and outdated period products are just some of the obstacles people with periods face at Berkeley High School.

The Logo of the Redwood Literary Magazine

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.

people standing on stairs

BHS Stop Harassing Presents to Middle Schoolers on Consent


On April 26, the Berkeley High School Stop Harassing organization began their consent education presentations to Berkeley Unified School District middle schools.

Asian Youth-Led Cultural Workshop Educates and Inspires BHS


May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and with the pressing issue of violence and discrimination against Asian communities across the country, celebrating Asian cultures is especially important.

Rabiah Kabir, a BHS senior, spoke on the panel of mixed race students and faculty.

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.