2023-2024 ASB Leadership

One big, red & gold family!



Ki’Donyae B., Melody C., Amaya H., Chiefs of Publicity

Mr. V, Director of Student Activities


BHS Leadership

 Video Bulletin Catalog

BHS Bulletin Spotify playlist

Video Bulletin: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 

PA: Trivia Friday with Principal Raygoza

Click here to submit a Bulletin

May 3, 2024

Here is today’s video bulletin:


Happy Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month! 

It is important to foster a greater appreciation of cultural diversity and understand the contributions of Asians in America. This month, APIC will recognize and celebrate the contributions of Asian Pacific Islanders to our history, culture, and achievements.

 Follow @bhs.apic on Instagram to stay updated! 


Please join us TODAY (Friday 5/3) in C106

Latine Graduation Ceremony

May 29

Please join us TODAY (Friday 5/3) in C106 during lunch for more information on Latine Grad! We will be walking through the ceremony as well as handing out the save the date invites! Thank you! 

RSVP here

Contact aliettiortegamendoza@berkeley.net & xochitlduenas@berkeley.net  



MAY 13-16


Cakewalk Donations

The class of 2027 leadership team wants to let you know that we will be hosting a cakewalk at the carnival this year!!! And we need your help! We are in need of cake donations, contact us via instagram @class_of_2027_leadership, using this link, or finding us in person!

Contact manushi shah, amani meleis

Submitted by manushishah@students.berkeley.net 

2024 Decision Week Celebration

The College and Career Center team (Ms. Martinez, Ms. Navarro, Ms. Joanne, and Ms. Pistoni), want to celebrate your post-high school plans! We also want to bring awareness to upcoming SIR/decision deadlines and provide education on making an informed decision. We will be hosting Decision Week beginning next week, a series of events from May 8-10 and 13-15 that celebrates you and assists you with your next steps. And all seniors are invited!

Submitted by erikapistoni@berkeley.net 

Period Product Drive 

This is a drive to collect menstrual products for students who need them in school. We know that they often get damaged and destroyed in the bathrooms so we want to put them in classrooms to ensure everyone has access. 

Click here for the form 

Contact sophianishioka@students.berkeley.net 

The 2024-25 Club Registration form is NOW OPEN. 

We are now accepting registrations for all new and returning clubs. You will need two student leaders, a certificated staff sponsor and a place you meet on campus. You can register and submit all documents at the link below.


We plan to host a small club fair on 9th grade orientation day on August 9th, so we hope to see a solid group there. The fall club fair will take place about 3-4 weeks into the school year. 

African Diaspora Dance and Drum presents: Spring showcase “Ese Ne Tekrema” 

May 22nd @7pm in the community theater, 1930 Allston way, Berkeley CA. 

Tickets link

Please contact dawnwilliams@berkeley.net for questions 

Artists email: mariasanchezperez@students.berkeley.net 


Apply to join The Buzz, The Jacket’s Podcast

Apply to join The Buzz, The Jacket’s Podcast, and get class credit! We cover stories about Berkeley High culture and events, and the Berkeley community as a whole. Some of our favorite stories this year have been about: Rally Day, relationships and dating in high school, and a community group that awards small acts of kindness. 

We are looking for applicants to join a fun team of audio storytellers who want to put together a bi-monthly podcast. Learn to come up with story ideas, interview, draft scripts and edit audio. 

We are also looking for a dedicated audio editor with previous experience with Soundtrap or another editing platform/sound engineering. We’re thinking someone with an affinity for mixing music would be great.

Applications are due May 24th.

Click here to apply 

Submitted by miriamreichenberg@students.berkeley.net


Business Team & Web Team on the BHS Jacket

The Jacket is exited to announce that we are opening up applications for the business team and web team. You don’t have to have any experience to apply. We are a completely student run newspaper that publishes biweekly. Applications are due Friday, May 10th. Please consider applying!

Submissions to special AAPI month issue

The Jacket is also looking for students to submit a piece of art to be showcased in our special AAPI month issue. Consider submitting a painting, drawing, photograph, etc. to josephinemorasky@student.berkeley.net or ysabelchu@students.berkeley.net by Friday, May 3rd.

More information about submissions and applications will be on our website https://berkeleyhighjacket.com/ and on our instagram @bhsjacket. Please reach out to josephinemorasky@students.berkeley.net or ysabelchu@students.berkeley.net with any questions!

Seniors, money matters!

Do you need help with your orientation and/or SIR deposits or any other college related expenses? The first 50 students who qualify will receive a $750 check in their name. 

Make sure to fill out the First Step application: https://forms.gle/2wFSJ4Byzk9SrtGt7 .

You’ll need to have your SAI (Student Aid Index) number handy from the FAFSA/CADAA. The application will take no more than 3 minutes! Please don’t wait, the form will stop accepting responses after May 3rd.

Submitted by erikapistoni@berkeley.net 

Our Monologues 

Our Monologues shows this weekend!! Friday 7pm and Saturday 3pm and 7pm, in the Little Theater! Tickets are $5 and Friday is pay what you can. You can also pay cash at the door! 

Link for tickets: https://berkeley.myschoolcentral.com/  

Contact ourmonolguesbhs@gmail.com 


Class of 2024 Graduation Ceremony

Berkeley High School

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Red Ceremony: Last Names A-K 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Gold Ceremony: Last Names L-Z 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*You can wear a red or gold cap & gown to either ceremony.

Guest entrance at Milvia Street & Durant Avenue opens up one hour before each ceremony

Watch the 2024 Livestream Here 

We will share graduation updates via student email, BHS e-tree, the BHS website, this section of the senior information page among other means.

Tickets It is assumed that all graduating students will attend the ceremony. All graduating students from BHS, BIS & BTA will receive six (6) tickets for graduation. Please complete the RSVP form by May 1st *form opens late March.

Every person attending, regardless of age, must have a ticket for entrance.

Ticket Distribution We will distribute six (6) tickets to all graduating students after the June 3 grad meeting. An alternative pick up time will be announced closer to graduation. All outstanding debts must be cleared before tickets can be distributed.

Graduation Performers & Speakers We will recruit student speakers or student performers that represent the heart and spirit of the Class of 2024. Please submit a video clip of your audition speech or performance by May 1st.

Contact Mr. V with any questions.

Spring Football Tryouts begin May 6th!!!

Contact Coach Perry

Become a Link Leader for the Class of 2028 9th Grade Orientation 

CLICK HERE >>> 9th Grade Link Leader Interest Form due by midnight of May 31, 2024

If in the 2024-25 school year you will be a SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR or SENIOR and wish to work with the incoming freshman class, consider applying to become an ORIENTATION DAY LEADER.

If you have any questions, email 

Meghan Malone at meghanmalone@students.berkeley.net, or Mr. V at johnvillavicencio@berkeley.net 



The time to preorder your 2024 yearbook is coming to a close… buy your book online for $85 before May 11. After May 11, books will only be sold for $100 cash or check. ONLY 300 books left!!!


Code 16356

Submitted by bhsyearbook@berkeley.net


Join BHS Yearbook

Yearbook applications for the 2024-25 school year are open now. We are looking for designers, photographers and writers. Deadline is May 27.

Apply here

Make sure to pre-order your yearbook for this school year before they sell out. Use code 16356.


Submitted by eleanorzaragozaaaron@students.berkeley.net 


Hey everyone! We created a guide of all the places to have lunch around Berkeley High. It’s organized by price, distance, wait time, and has lots of other information (ex: student discounts!) so you can more easily decide where to go for off-campus lunch.

Click this link or scan the QR code to access the guide!  

Submitted by sashaspanier@students.berkeley.net  


Upcoming YAP Events

Teen Night:

Every Friday night from 5-9pm, YAP (Young Adult Project) offers a fun, safe space to hang out

with you and your friends. Come play basketball, video games, watch movies, eat snacks and

food or just hang out with your friends.

Teen Family Camping Trip:

The Teens Family Camping Trip is a once in a life time opportunity to see a side of the City of

Berkeley that not everyone gets an opportunity to see. Located in the mountains close to

Yosemite, we bring teens and their families up to Berkeley Family Tuolumne camp to get away

from the city life and enjoy a fun and relaxing time out in nature. We take families on fun hikes,

allow the teens to swim and fish and bring everyone together for meals and smores around the


Teen Echo Lake Camping Trip:

Time to put down the phones and tables, TV remotes and video game controllers (only for one

weekend) because in August, we also have the Teen Echo Lake Camping Trip. This is an amazing

opportunity for teens to get away from home for a weekend, see the Lovely South side of Lake

Tahoe, and get to see a different side of what the City of Berkeley has to offer. 

Reach out to

Joaquim Lee 510-981-6674 or by email: jolee@berkeleyca.gov if you have any questions.

 Contact Joaquim Lee Assistant Recreation Coordinator


We had so much fun last year we decided to make Salsa Night a tradition. Come on down to BHS on Friday May 10th. FREE Dance lesson 5:30-6:30 followed by lots of dancing and amazing music until 9:00 pm. There will be food trucks and lots of yummy treats for sale. FREE Admission – bring your friends and families and have a joyous time with us. 😊🎉❤️🔥


Support your Yellow Jackets!

For Upcoming Games Check out the full BHS Athletics Schedule

Follow on X & Instagram @bhsjacketsports

BHS Athletics website

ContactAthletic Director athleticdirector@berkeley.net 

Go Jackets!

Quick Links

Need a Replacement Student ID? January 22 is the next on-campus photo day.

Need a Locker? Visit C210 during lunch or after school.

Welcome Back Assembly slidedeck & What Every Ninth Grader Should Know

BHS Bell Schedule app  created by Mr. Seibel

Order a 2023-24 Yearbook Click here Contact genevievemage@berkeley.net

Make a BHS Health Center Appt. Click here

Complete a Free & Reduced Lunch Application secure.ezmealapp.com contact saraleon@berkeley.net

Click here for the daily lunch menu

Join a BHS Student Club BHS Student Club List 

Club Registration  Register a BHS Student Club for 2023-24 cut off has passed

BHS Athletics Berkeleyhighathletics.org

Class of 2024 Senior Info Senior Info, Dates & Resources


ASB Leadership is a collective student voice composed of a diverse body of student leaders. Our mission is to create a more positive and engaging experience at Berkeley High through civic engagement, community building, sustainability, social events, and positive staff-student relations.

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Notification of Non-Discrimination Policy

The Berkeley Unified School District is committed to providing a hostile-free working and learning environment. The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, bullying, intimidation, and retaliation, based on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding/lactation status (related medical conditions), religion, color, national origin (including language restrictions and possession of a driver’s license (issued under Vehicle Code), ancestry, immigration status, physical or mental disability (including clinical depression and bipolar disorder, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, epilepsy, seizure disorder, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and heart attack), medical condition (cancer-related and genetic characteristics), military and veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age (40 and above), genetic information, political belief or affiliation (unless union related), a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance.

Discrimination is different treatment based on a protected characteristic in the context of an educational program, work or activity without a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason that interferes with or limits the individual’s ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities, or privileges provided by the District or includes an adverse employment action.

Hostile environment harassment occurs when a target is subjected to unwelcome conduct based on a protected characteristic, which is both subjectively offensive to the target and would be offensive to a reasonable person of similar circumstances/characteristics and is sufficiently so severe, and so pervasive to interfere with or limit an individual’s ability to effectively work or to participate in or benefit from the services, activities, or opportunities offered by the District. Harassment may take many forms, including but not limited to, verbal remarks and name-calling, graphic and written statements, or any conduct that may be threatening or humiliating. Harassment based on any of the above protected categories is a form of unlawful discrimination and will not be tolerated by the District and can result in disciplinary action against the offending student or employee.

Upon witnessing an act of discrimination, harassment, bullying, intimidation, and retaliation, based on actual or perceived protected characteristics, school personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so. Once a school/office has expressed notice or reason to know of such conduct, whether carried out by employees, students, or third parties, it should take immediate and appropriate steps to investigate, determine what occurred, take prompt and effective steps reasonably calculated to end the conduct, eliminate a hostile environment, if one has been created and prevent the conduct from occurring again. These steps should be taken regardless of whether an individual makes a complaint or asks the school/office to take action. Complaints are protected from retaliation. The District prohibits retaliation against any person who files a complaint or an appeal, reports instances of noncompliance, discrimination, harassment, bullying, and intimidation, or who participates in the complaint-filing or investigation process. This nondiscriminatory policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within any school/office under the jurisdiction of the Berkeley Unified School District. 

For more information, or to file a complaint please contact:District Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer Berkeley Unified School District, 2020 Bonar Street, Room 117, Berkeley CA 94702 Phone: (510) 486-9338; Email: complaints@berkeley.net