BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BULLETIN
2020-2021 ASB Leadership
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Felix Mousigian, Chief of Publicity
Aaron Rumph, Chief of Publicity
Mr. V, Director of Student Activities
Week of February 22nd
Berkeley High School’s First Science Fair!
Hosted by the BHS Physics Club
Want a chance to win a cash prize?
Want to talk to a Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna?
Come join the Science Fair!
What: Science Fair
Submissions Accepted: Friday, February 19, 2021 – Friday, April 2, 2021
Future Free Events:Speaker from NASA – March 5, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time (look out for more information)
What do you know about the ongoing Global Water Crisis?
1. More than 800 million people lack basic drinking water access
2. 6x the population of the US lives without a household water connection
3. More people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war
This spring, the Green Team is partnering with Gravity Water, a non-profit dedicated to increasing global clean water access for schools through rainwater harvesting, storage, and filtration systems. We are running a fundraiser campaign to build clean water systems for students at the Tả Củ Tỷ 2 Primary and Secondary School in Bắc Hà, Vietnam. For just $8, you can provide a child with safe drinking water! Totally worth it.
Learn how you can contribute to the campaign HERE!
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Berkeley High’s Multi-Cultural Student Association (MCSA) is having its second Mixed Speaker Series Wednesday March 3rd 3-4:30pm on Zoom! Click here to read about our event last year in the Jacket. The MCSA is a club at Berkeley High that was established in the Spring of 2017. We provide a community for students of different cultures to interact, as well as a space for mixed students at BHS.
The speaker series will highlight the intersectionality of people’s identities and will be a platform for people to learn more about the Mixed community and their place within our society. Our event will take place on Zoom and will feature three parts. A keynote speaker with a Q & A portion, a panel of Berkeley High students/faculty, and breakout rooms for further discussion! Feel free to bring family and friends this event is open to everyone that is interested in learning more about mixed folx!
Our Keynote Speaker: Gen Slosberg She is the daughter of a Chinese mother, and a white-Jewish American father. She grew up in China and immigrated to California when she was a teenager. She recently graduated from UC Berkeley having spent many years directing the Mixed Retention Center and is the co-creator of a Jewish-Asian film project called LUNAR For more information about her click here
Panel with Mixed Berkeley High Students and Faculty! Featuring Mr.Pritchard, Ms.Matsumoto, Rabiah Kabir, Sebastian Esteva, Suhera Nuru, Anneleise Tann, and Ava Murakami! They will talk about how their intersectional identities influence their perspectives, relationships with family/society, and their hopes for the future!
Here is the zoom link for the event:
Meeting ID: 852 0480 5153
Passcode: multiculti Please don’t hesitate to ask questions through email.
Hope to see you there! Isadora D, Aceeyah S, Desiree S, and Gabriella L
Follow Us on Instagram @bhs-mcsa
More information about Gen Slosberg:
The Impact of the LUNAR Project!
Data on Mixed Race Students at UC Berkeley — OP-ED
“My Voice, My Future” workshop We invite high school youth to join the second workshop of the UC Berkeley Youth Advocacy Program “My Voice, My Future” workshop series co-created by our YAP Youth Board! “My Voice, My Future”Workshop 2Wednesday, February 24, 20216:30pm to 8:00pmZoom link will be provided after registrationRegister at: https://tinyurl.com/YAPWorkshop2FREE FOR ALL HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH Instagram page: @ucb.yap Workshop 3 will be held on April 14th, 2021. Connect with other young people and the UC Berkeley community as we explore public health advocacy and youth empowerment! Learn about the pressing global health issue of child marriageBuild advocacy skills to address social justice problemsEarn a certificate of completion after attending all three workshops*Be entered in a raffle for goodies!
Please feel free to share the attached flyer with your friends and community members.
Tech & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Join TeenTechSF and Bentley School’s Design Thinking Engineering Club for our online Tech & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, another amazing opportunity for teens to explore the world of STEM! REGISTER now for the FREE series, starting March 13th: ttsf-dte-speakers.eventbrite.com(Age requirements are 13-18 so please feel free to share with others!) Introducing our first-ever speaker series, with a focus on tech and entrepreneurship! In partnership with Bentley School’s Design Thinking Engineering Club, the TeenTechSF x Bentley DTE Tech & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series will be hosted on Saturdays starting 3/13. Run by and for teens, TeenTechSF’s mission is to empower the next generation of tech innovators and civic entrepreneurs through equal access to tech for all teens.
Please remember when it says “How did you hear about TeenTechSF?” to put Emily S. under the “other” category! Submitted by Emily S.
The First Annual PTSA Black History Month Art Contest
In celebration of Black History Month the PTSA will be hosting an art contest to showcase black history themed student creative works. Here are the categories:1. Poetry – an accompanying image is optional2. Photography & Digital Art3. Visual Art – drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, etc.4. Music – an accompanying image is optional – max recording length of 3 minutes5. Performance Art – dance, music, spoken word, monologues, ect. – max video length of 3 minutes
Each category will have three prize winners: $100 for first place, $50 for second, and $25 for third. All submissions must be received by February 28th. Please send submission to firstname.lastname@example.org from a student account & include the category in the subject in the email. Winners will be announced on March 5th.
On instagram: @ptsa.bhs
Women’s History Month Issue
The Jacket Newspaper is accepting submissions for the Women’s History Month Issue!
Is there a woman in your life who you want to celebrate, whether they are a family member, essential worker, teacher, or friend? The Jacket is planning a “Women of Berkeley” portrait project to celebrate the women of the Berkeley community. Nominate someone here https://forms.gle/aNYRabUtWuGKp6EF6
The Jacket is also accepting submissions from all writers, poets, illustrators, photographers, designers, and artists. Submissions may be of any form, including photos, visual art, poetry, audios, etc. Send them to email@example.com by March 5th.
Find out more on @bhsjacket
Return ALL & ANY books to BHS anytime you can! Our Book Return Bin has arrived and awaits all of your books. Located on Allston Way in front of the Main Office – available 24/7. Please help us get all our BUSD materials returned so we have them for the next group of students. Thank you for helping with this effort! Can’t make it? Request a TASK RUNNER. Contact the Library Team if you have any questions.
Class of 2022 crewneck sweatshirts are available for one more week! This awesome custom design by Maia Stevens comes on a Hanes EcoSmart 50/50 Crewneck in ash color. Sizes range from Small to 4XL. Check the student bulletin email for the link to purchase a crewneck at BHS Student Store.
DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED!!!
The proceeds will go to benefit future class of 2022 activities. @bhslead22
Support the Berkeley Food and Housing Project
Bay Area Volunteer Club is organizing a period and hygiene product drive for the Berkeley Food and Housing Project! Possible donations include razors & shaving cream, disinfecting/rubbing alcohol swabs, tampons, pads, panty liners, deodorant, shampoo & conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, nail clippers, head lice treatment, combs, moist towelettes, wet wipes, and band aids. All donations must be unused! To drop off donations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please consider donating, and spread the word with your friends and family!
Submitted by @bhsbayareavolunteer
2021-2022 ASB Elected Candidates Apps are still open until February 27th!
For all of those you looking to get more involved with the Berkeley High community, ASB Leadership offers you an opportunity to work with your peers in service of bigger issues. If you see yourself as ASB President, Class President or Vice President, or even in this position as Chief of Publicity, you will need to run a campaign and get your classmates to vote for you. Applications for elected positions and appointed positions are now available. Visit the ASB Leadership website now to see which positions are available and their job descriptions. Contact Noa Teiblum, Commissioner of Elections or Mr. V for more information.
2021-2022 Leadership Applications are available here
California State Seal of Biliteracy
For graduating students, the process to apply for the California State Seal of Biliteracy is now open. Please follow the link in the bulletin email to the Google Classroom where you can find application information and submit documents.
If any BHS student/staff member is interested in submitting an announcement this year, there are some basic guidelines to follow:
Here are the basic guidelines for submitting a bulletin:1. It must be relevant to roughly 100 or more students or staff members. 2. It must be a message that promotes community and builds up positive school culture. 3. Please no birthday announcements or personal requests.
Please submit your morning announcement to the Google From by Monday morning: http://bit.ly/bhsstudentbulletin
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Notification of Non-Discrimination PolicyThe Berkeley Unified School District is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in district programs and activities. Accordingly, BUSD programs and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression; nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all district activities. (Board Policy 0410, Board Policy 1311, Board Policy 4030, Board Policy 5145.3, Board Policy 5145.7)
The Board also prohibits retaliation against any district employee or job applicant who complains, testifies or in any way participates in the district’s complaint procedures instituted pursuant to this policy. (Board Policy 4030)
Complaint forms are available at school sites and on the district webpage at www.berkeleyschools.net/complaints.
December 1, 2020For inquiries or concerns regarding BUSD nondiscrimination policy 5145.3 or the filing of discrimination complaints please contact:Stephen Jimenez-Robb, Title IX and Compliance2020 Bonar Street Room 116, Berkeley, CA 94702Phone: 510.486.9338 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org