Three years ago, a former REALM Charter School teacher was exonerated in criminal court of sexually assaulting a student. Now the student is filing a civil suit.
Student charged in Berkeley High mass shooting plot sentenced to rehab facility
The 16-year-old Berkeley High student pleaded guilty to a felony crime and his sentence includes time in a rehabilitation facility.
BHS student charged after felony sexual assault of fellow student on campus
The sexual assault occurred during school hours, police said.
Student, 16, arrested on suspicion of mass shooting, bomb plot at BHS
Police say they seized “parts to explosives and assault rifles, several knives” and other concerning materials at the boy’s Berkeley home.
Police: Student who brought replica gun onto BHS campus arrested after large fight downtown
The BB gun had a “steel slide and polymer frame” and “all the visible markings of a real handgun,” police said.
UC Berkeley revokes recognition of 3 fraternities due to hazing activities
Chi Phi and Theta Delta Chi have lost their official status until 2026 and Sigma Alpha Epsilon has lost its status until 2029.
Men ‘flashed’ gun at Berkeley High students Friday, then left campus
The men were “looking for a particular student,” according to an email BHS Principal Juan Raygoza sent to the school community Friday night.
Milvia Street getting 1 mile of protected bike lanes through downtown
A project to make a dangerous, highly trafficked stretch of Milvia Street safer for cyclists is expected to wrap up in January.
Laura Babitt, Ana Vasudeo win school board seats with campaigns for smart school reopening, student safety
The two candidates will take over for Judy Appel and Beatriz Leyva-Cutler, who are both retiring from the board.
January is the earliest Berkeley middle, high schoolers could return to campus
With BUSD’s phased reopening plan, middle and high schools are not likely to reopen before elementary campuses.
Distance learning equity, student safety are critical issues for Berkeley School Board candidates
In a race with no incumbents, six candidates are running to fill two seats during an academic year upended by COVID-19.
What will ‘back to school’ look like in Berkeley? BUSD plans for hybrid learning — if COVID-19 restrictions ease
BUSD will pair in-person classes with distance learning for K-12 students beginning in August — if, and only if, county and local shelter-in-place guidelines move to the next phase of reopening.