Violet Miller-Brady




Class of 2026

Violet Miller-Brady is a writer for the Jacket and a 9th grader at Berkeley High. Some of her interests include cooking, lacrosse, piano, and basketball. In her spare time, she also loves to listen to music and to discover new books.

The BHS Robotics

BHS Robotics reaches semifinals at FIRST Canada Competition


​​From Feb. 28 to March 4, Team Berkelium, Berkeley High School’s robotics team, traveled to Victoria, British Columbia to participate in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Canada Competition.

BHS Community Theater set to open in May


On January 3, the A Building reopened, but construction on the Community Theater has continued since. The theater first went under construction in the summer of 2020.

Students with farmers

Working at farmers’ market, teens connect with Berkeley locals


“People get to know us because they’re here and then they become close … and we get each other,” said Steven Carroll, an employee of Dirty Girl Farm who sells at the company’s farmers market stand.

“Wakanda Forever” showings are available in Downtown Berkeley and El Cerrito.

Over 800 freshmen attend ‘Wakanda Forever’ U9 field trip


On December 1, the entirety of the U9 took a field trip to see the new Black Panther movie, “Wakanda Forever.” The trip was an exciting ordeal for both students and teachers alike, especially emerging from COVID-19 times, where field trips were nonexistent.

Young voters play a crucial role in elections.

National voting age at 16 is imperative for this generation


In the 2020 presidential election, only 51.4% of citizens ages 18 to 24 voted. Young people have the lowest voting turnout of any age group and this means that our beliefs aren’t being adequately represented in the government of this country.

Academic competition provides students with a necessary push


As many of us can attest to, high school students put a lot of pressure on themselves to succeed. The future is a daunting idea to entertain, and feeling the need to be perfect in school doesn’t help with this stress.