Board member Ka’Dijah Brown emphasized that renaming of the schools is only a small step in the district’s work to address systemic racism.
Berkeley school news — in brief.
Stacey Wyatt’s resignation after two years comes at a pivotal moment for the school.
As Berkeley Unified looks into desegregating its middle schools, one campus is poised to be at the center of the debate. The legacy of the district and the future of Longfellow hinge on the outcome.
Teams from all three Berkeley middle schools held a “Battle of the Books” to prove who had read and internalized the most texts.
At the brand new addition to the middle school, students will design and create projects fusing art, technology and science concepts.
Numerous readers have reported significant police activity in South Berkeley around Longfellow Middle School.
Sylvia Mendez, who was at the center of the case that desegregated California public schools, is spending the day with kids in Berkeley.
Britt Badgley Alamo, holding her daughter, Elsa, who is now 7. Photo: Courtesy Fiercely outspoken at times, at other times unmoved by the ring of the phone, Britt Badgley Alamo was underestimated. She could spit fire. She was a doting mother and a caring wife; a child, herself, who carved a way in a world that she […]
Britt Badgley Alamo and her 7-year-old daughter, Elsa. Photo: Courtesy Update, Aug. 30: A GoFundMe account has been set up to help support the family and put money into Elsa’s college fund. See Britt Badgley Alamo’s obituary on Berkeleyside. Original story, Aug. 29: Britt Badgley Alamo, a Longfellow Middle School teacher with deep roots in Berkeley, died Friday […]
The crowd at Tuesday night’s Berkeley council meeting listened closely to public testimony. Photo: Emilie Raguso The crowd at Tuesday night’s Berkeley council meeting listened closely to public testimony. Photo: Emilie Raguso An emotional crowd nearly shut down the Berkeley City Council multiple times Tuesday night during a public comment period that lasted the better part of four hours. […]
The city of Berkeley is preparing for large crowds at tonight’s City Council meeting at Longfellow Middle School. Photo: Emilie Raguso The city of Berkeley is preparing for large crowds at tonight’s City Council meeting at Longfellow Middle School. Photo: Emilie Raguso With two protests planned outside tonight’s Berkeley City Council meeting at Longfellow Middle School, […]