Sunday, September 24, 2017

New Administration Starts Year Off Strong

As the new school year approached, Berkeley High School found itself without a complete administrative team to take on the tall order of leading our massive student body. In need of a complete staff,...

Sexual Harm Survey Data Released

(Click here for full survey results.) As part of a district-wide effort to address persisting issues related to sexual harassment, over 2,500 Berkeley High School (BHS) students took a sexual harm survey last March. The results...

BUSD Hosts Forum For Information on Immigration Rights

Longfellow Middle School hosted an immigration rights forum on Tuesday, November 22, to help protect undocumented immigrant families from deportation. The forum, put together by the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) Office of Family...

Housing Project Approved

An apartment complex plan for West Berkeley, approved in May of 2016, is now set to be built at 1500 San Pablo Ave. The project proposals began in March of 2015, though the construction itself...

Sanders Endorses Arreguin

Senator and former Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders endorsed District 4 Councilmember Jesse Arreguin as candidate for Mayor of Berkeley. In a statement released Thursday, September 8, Sanders wrote: “Berkeley is known across the country...

Organization Honoring BHS Alumnus Donates School Supplies

On August 26, the family of Alex Goodwin Jr., also known as AyeGee, held a backpack giveaway in his memory at the Berkeley High School (BHS) All Class Reunion Picnic in San Pablo Park....

Pasarow Takes a Leave of Absence

chool community received an email from Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) Assistant Superintendent Pasquale Scuderi on Monday, December 5, informing them that BHS Principal Sam Pasarow would embark upon an indefinite leave of absence...

Cal Cancels Yiannopoulos Amidst Protest

A speech by alt-right commentator and self-described “engine of chaos” Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley, organized by the Berkeley College Republicans, was cancelled due to violent protest on Wednesday, February 1. The original protest...

Berkeley Mourns the Loss of Longfellow School Teacher

Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) community member and teacher, Britt Badgley Alamo, died on Friday, August 26 in her sleep, at the age of 40. Alamo was a teacher at Longfellow Middle School for...

‘Go Topless’ Vote Postponed

On September 12, Berkeley City Council discussed an ordinance that would legalize the public display of female nipples in Berkeley. Introduced by District Seven Councilmember Kriss Worthington, the ordinance states that allowing women to...