Students Should Not Be Forced to Attend Wednesday Class
Wednesdays are notorious for being full of exhaustion: motivation from Monday is long gone, and the weekend is nowhere in sight. However, with the asynchronous Wednesday schedule that Berkeley High School implemented before May, the so-called hump day provided a short break from the chaos of the week.
BUSD School Board and Parents Reckon With Reopening
On April 14, the Berkeley Unified School District School Board met to discuss a range of issues, including on-campus learning at Berkeley’s elementary and middle schools, as well as the ongoing reopening process at Berkeley High School.
Digital Dance: BHS Dance Production 2021 Launches Film Festival
Faced with this year’s unprecedented circumstances, the Berkeley High School Dance Production class embraced a unique opportunity to explore digital dance in its annual performance, which will take place on April 23. Linda Carr, who teaches DP, explained the online model for the 2021 showcase.
Teachers Combat Increased Temptation of Academic Dishonesty
This year’s model of schooling from home has turned students’ worlds upside down. Homework has drastically increased to fit the shortened amount of class time at Berkeley High School, and with lack of monitoring from teachers, cheating on assignments is now easier than ever.
Hybrid Learning Plan Released
Hybrid learning plans have been a major subject of discussion since Berkeley Unified School District’s announcement that schools would return to hybrid instruction this spring, once teachers are vaccinated.
Berkeley Elementary Schools Will Return to Five Days a Week of In-Person Instruction
After the recent decision for Berkeley teachers to return to in-person instruction once vaccinated, the Berkeley Unified School District and Berkeley Federation of Teachers have now shared a rough hybrid instructional plan for elementary schools. As previously agreed, transitional kindergarten through second grade students will return on March 29, with the rest of
BHS Safety Officers Work Drastically Different Jobs During Distance Learning
Eric Riley, who has been a safety officer at Berkeley High School since 2007, now hasn’t worked on campus in nearly a year. While Riley’s story may not seem all that different from that of countless teachers and staff in Berkeley and many other districts, the nature of his job is. BHS’s safety officers,