Where IS Sam Pasarow?
Berkeley High Principal Erin Schweng to leave BUSD after 22 years
Schweng unexpectedly announced Monday that she will leave Berkeley Unified at the end of the school year.
Superintendent, principal respond to Berkeley High students’ sexual assault protests
In messages emailed to families, Brent Stephens and Erin Schweng tried to convey that they’re taking action in response to days of unrest and student demands.
‘I want to scream’: Hundreds of Berkeley High students walk out of class in protest of ‘rape culture’
Students shared candid, emotional and angry accounts of trauma, as well as pleas for students and administrators to take these issues more seriously.
After deadly Florida shooting, Berkeley principals reach out to parents
Two letters from Berkeley school leaders describe steps being taken to prepare for an active shooter.
Berkeley High principal: ‘Our primary goal is to ensure that BHS students avoid unsafe situations’
Berkeley High plans to hold classes as usual, despite a possible rally planned for next-door Civil Center Park Thursday, but will take precautions to keep students safe.
Pasarow resigns; new Berkeley High principal now in place
The Berkeley School Board unanimously appointed Erin Schweng as the new principal of Berkeley High during closed session Wednesday night, and the resignation of former Principal Sam Pasarow was announced.
Protesters demonstrate in Berkeley, on campus on inauguration day
Several hundred demonstrators gathered Friday lunchtime on the UC Berkeley campus to protest the newly inaugurated President of the United States.
Parents demand school district break silence on Berkeley High principal’s unexplained leave
Berkeley High principal Sam Pasarow went on sudden paid leave Dec. 6. No explanation was offered to the school community, with the district citing confidentiality reasons. Photo: Mark Coplan The Berkeley PTA Council has launched a petition demanding that the school district explain why Berkeley High principal Sam Pasarow went on abrupt leave on Dec. 6. […]
Berkeley High principal on sudden leave; VP in charge
Berkeley High Principal Sam Pasarow at a meeting with teachers and staff when he began at BHS in 2015. Photo: Mark Coplan Beginning Tuesday, Berkeley High Principal Sam Pasarow will be on leave, and Vice Principal Erin Schweng will oversee campus operations, according to a brief email sent to BHS families Monday evening by a school […]
Glenchur named Berkeley High interim principal
New interim principal at Berkeley High Kristin Glenchur. Photo: Biotech Partners Kristin Glenchur, vice principal at Berkeley High for the last six years, has been appointed interim principal of BHS for the 2014-15 school year by the BUSD superintendent and board. Glenchur’s appointment comes after a brief search for a replacement for Pasquale Scuderi, who […]
Longfellow holds Hoodie Day in honor of Trayvon Martin
A class at Longfellow Middle School takes part in Hoodie Day in memory of Trayvon Martin Today was Hoodie Day at Longfellow School in Berkeley. Students and teachers at the middle school wore hoodies in memory of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a self-appointed neighborhood watch captain, in Sanford, Fla. on […]