World Culture Show video and Free Dance Classes

Just in time for the holiday break, the video of the 2017 World Culture show is available to be shared with family and friends. Enjoy!
Thank you to Solomon Chang for organizing, Valerie Pope for theater and tech support, David Verdin for hosting, and the Entire Newcomer Program for being so supportive of each other and their community for this event. THANK YOU!!!
If you are inspired by this event to share your talent with the world (sing, dance, comedy, circus, juggling, bands, etc…), BHS Talent Show auditions are in February!!!
And if you are motivated to learn some new dance moves, all students and staff are invited to attend upcoming dance classes in the Afro Haitian Dance Room (above PE Lockers) hosted by UC Berkeley AFX Dance. Classes take place:
Tuesday, 12/5 from 3:30pm-5pm
Thursday, 12/7 from 3:30pm-5pm
Bio: AFX Outreach is a branch of UC Berkeley’s largest dance organization, AFX. Outreach‘s mission is to bring dance to local high schools in the hopes of fostering a passion in students who may not have previously exposed to dancing. Outreach aims to make workshops convenient and comfortable for the high schools by covering choreographers, choreography, flyers, and logistics.
Here are some of the students you may see in the video:
  • ELD welcome
  • Marielle
  • Ms. Chen’s Mandarin class
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Khalil ​art Video
  • Daniel
  • ELD Banda/Bachata dancers
  • Leandro
  • Sanai & Kendra
  • Yesenia
  • Juan
  • AFX UC Berkeley promotion
  • Sumaiyah & Kendra

BHS Stop Harassing 11/8 Presentation, Assembly Video & Resources

Please access any and all of these resources at your leisure. There was a lot of good information that was shared and the awareness can be furthered by continually discussing these items in an open way. This presentation took place on November 8.


  • ​Eleanor Davis, ​Coaching Boys into Men. Learn more about this organization.
  • Joyce Dorado Co- Founder and Director of UCSF Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in School (HEARTS)
  • Discussion Panel- Kiernan ​Rok (BHS Dean of Students), Emily L, Daniela V, Justice P, ​Eleanor Davis
​Resources information about the student group who are “dedicated to changing the culture of sexual harassment at Berkeley High, throughout the BUSD (Berkeley Unified School District), and beyond.”
“What Our Country Gets Wrong about Masculinity” Marie Folreo discussion with Lewis Howes, author of the Mask in Masculinity. Good for talking points, maybe not a direct viewing by students… Features an interactive game, resource toolkit (scenario scripts!!!), and other useful things.  “national public education initiative that partners with young people to help raise awareness and bring educational and organizing tools to communities to address dating violence, unhealthy relationships, and digital abuse.” The parent organization for many organizations on this topic. “FUTURES has been providing groundbreaking programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world.”
Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in School (HEARTS) Background info on the collaborative program with SFUSD “to promote school success by decreasing trauma-related difficulties and increasing healthy functioning in students…”
Seven Ways to Stand Up to Sexual Harassment & other engaging articles at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley