Kane touched an enormous number of lives. He drowned last week, the latest of several recent tragedies involving young Berkeleyans.
Last March, Genevieve Mage saw a 2003 yearbook photo of her colleague Matthew Bissell inappropriately hugging a 17-year-old student. She couldn’t let it go.
Shortly before the suit was filed, a district Title IX investigation found that former chemistry teacher and football coach Matthew Bissell engaged in a years-long pattern of inappropriate behavior.
With pressure mounting for schools to address learning loss, BUSD takes care to prioritize socio-emotional enrichment.
A project to make a dangerous, highly trafficked stretch of Milvia Street safer for cyclists is expected to wrap up in January.
He had a passion for music at an earlier age when he began playing the piano when he was 5, and had an “incredible memory for lyrics.”
The school district will revert to the long-standing six-period day. Future changes are still on the table.
About 80% of elementary students attended school in person. About 72% of middle and 46% of high school students enrolled in hybrid learning.
Five Berkeley educators nominated by parents and principals for their perseverance and commitment to kids during the pandemic.
This year’s seniors walked across a real stage in Jacket Stadium.
Five seniors share their experiences of a year like no other.
Though attendance is up and there are fewer chronically absent students, some students have missed nearly a year of school.