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Students see security changes at Berkeley High School

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As Berkeley High students returned to school this week, they weren’t permitted to enter by the Allston Street door leading into the main office. Instead they were directed to a nearby gate.

“Visitors Entrance Only,” read the lettering on two new signs posted by the office. “Students Please Use the ‘A’ Gate.”

Five and a half months after two students discharged a gun in a portable bathroom, spooking students, parents, and administrators, change has come to Berkeley High. Access to … Continue reading »

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Doggie High closes

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When we last wrote about Doggie High, a diner on Milvia across the street from Berkeley High, it was to laud it for donating money to a Haiti relief fund. But that looks like the final act for the lunch place, which was also something of a BHS sports museum.

A high school student told me Doggie High closed “a couple of weeks ago”. The closure isn’t surprising. Owner Vincent Trahan told the Berkeley High Jacket in January … Continue reading »

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Hats off to Doggie High

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Doggie High, a diner across the street from Berkeley High School, donated half of its recent proceeds to a fund set up by the school to raise money for Haiti.

This is particularly laudable for a local business which recently reported that it was struggling and might have to close down. Doggie High owner Vincent Trahan, head coach of BHS’s basketball team, told the Berkeley High Jacket in December that the restaurant, which opened nine years ago, was facing … Continue reading »

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The tale of two Berkeley High basketball coaches

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The Berkeley High Jacket has the tale of two basketball coaches this week.

The first is a story about Damion McNeil, who took over as the boys’ varsity coach just a few months after the team was banned from entering any playoff games for the next two years. The suspension was issued in May, after a commissioner from the North Coast Section determined that some some members of the BHS basketball team, upset about a quarter-final loss … Continue reading »

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