After Charlottesville, veteran teacher Hasmig Minassian decided to scrap her regular lesson plans and develop something entirely new.
"He was just all about making sure everyone is happy. He’d always want to hug and kiss me, and say, 'You’re gonna miss my hugs.' And I do, I really do."
The family of Terrence McCrary Jr. held the second annual skate jam in his memory Saturday. The Berkeley High grad was fatally shot last year in Oakland.
A brand new break room for teachers and staff is Berkeley High's first in years. Employees gathered to celebrate the opening last week.
Berkeley Promise is a new collaboration between the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley Community Fund and Berkeley City College.
"Somebody saw something. Somebody knows something," said Stacey Flowers. "All we ask is that you just come forward so we can have justice for these boys."
Amer Al-Haggagi, 22, has been indicted on terrorism charges. His plans allegedly included setting multiple bombs around UC Berkeley. His family says he is innocent.
Miriam Klein Stahl is one of three artists whose designs promoting reproductive rights could appear on special California license plates.
No US high school has likely produced more world-class jazz talent than Berkeley High. That's largely due to Dr. Wong, whose stories will be told Saturday by Paul Fingerote.
Passers-by might hear the sound of simulated gunfire and see emergency vehicles in the area between 1-4 p.m.
Starting in 2018-19, all freshmen at Berkeley High will take the same core classes. The division into small schools will be postponed until 10th grade.
Don your critical thinking caps and check your assumptions at the door: A new BHS class offers a deep dive into the justice system. And diverse views are welcome.
The High Hopes scholars, who receive mentorship and financial support, will be honored at a ceremony Monday, June 12 at 6 p.m.