Hear an audio dispatch from teacher protests. With educators in Los Angeles preparing to go on strike, Berkeley teachers rallied, chanted and wore their brightest red clothing to support them Friday.
The Measure I project would address classroom space and the stage. Bigger construction — downsizing the historic theater — could come later.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
Many generations of Berkeley High students have walked the stage and tossed their caps at the dramatic outdoor venue, but the class of 2019 will graduate elsewhere.
The department is still the only one of its kind at a high school.
A new state law requires free supplies at schools with high poverty levels, but a Berkeley policy could go further.
Berkeley High's dean of students reckons 'up to a quarter' of the school's students has used an e-cigarette in the last year.
Students who once did well in math are now getting Ds and Fs. BUSD should make a public statement for CSU and UC applicants to allow students to put their math performance in a validated school-wide context.
Police arrested a young woman and two 17-year-old boys Tuesday afternoon outside Berkeley High on suspicion of robbing a 15-year-old boy, authorities report.
While the universal ninth grade is new, efforts to “redesign” Berkeley High in the name of equity are not. In a special three-part series, Berkeleyside examines the then and now.
There have been at least six robberies, and two robbery attempts, since Friday, the Berkeley police report. Most took place at knifepoint, though one involved a gun.
All week, students are putting on events to protest the Supreme Court nominee and express support for his accusers.