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UPDATE on times for BIHS Graduation, June 9

Our celebration of the BIHS Class of 2017 will take place on June 9 from 5:00-7:30pm (previously listed as 6-8pm) in the Berkeley Community Theater.  All family members and friends of graduating BIHS seniors are welcome. Tickets, food and beverages are all free!  Come at 5pm for mingling and a bite.  Ceremony will run from […]

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PAG Meeting Minutes – 3/17

PAG 3/17 Field trips– Sophomore trips to colleges. UC Davis.  Kids well-behaved and appreciative. 4 adults, but could have been helpful to have more. Had 8 parents second day. Freed up teachers to do more substantive stuff. Getting more volunteers? Some requests via email somewhat swamped by other email traffic. Send out school messenger msg cultivating […]

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PAG Meeting this Friday, 3/17

We encourage any and all BIHS parents and guardians to join us this Friday morning from 8:00-9:15am for our monthly Parent Action Group meeting in room C230.  This meeting will start with an introduction to “equity cards” – a tool that each teacher in the school has been given as part of our ongoing professional […]

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Class of 2017 starting to think about graduation?

Our celebration of the BIHS Class of 2017 will take place on June 9 from 6:00-8:00pm in the Berkeley Community Theater.  All family members and friends of graduating BIHS seniors are welcome. Tickets, food and beverages are all free!  Come at 6pm for mingling and a bite.  Ceremony will run from approximately 6:30-8pm featuring student […]

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Did you miss 10th Grade Parent Night?

Click the following for useful information: PowerPoint presentation from the evening One-page key information sheet Video intros to some of the elective courses are forthcoming on the website.  For now you can see the IB Visual Arts video intro under “About BIHS” -> “Course Intros”.

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Pictures from the BIHS Senior Retreat on 2/28

It was the perfect day for a getaway to Strawberry Creek Park on Tuesday, February 28.  BIHS seniors had a blast playing basketball, racing in the inflatable obstacle course, sumo wrestling, playing capture the flag, or just chillin’ with each other and teachers.  Check out the pics here:  http://bihs.berkeleyschools.net/about-bihs/calendar/flickr-latest-posts/.

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BIHS classroom featured on the Web

BIHS English teachers Carl Rogers, Karen Zapata, Amanda Moreno and some AC teachers and their students were recently featured on Six Words, a project of SMITH Magazine.  Check out the cool article, pics, and six-word poems of family immigration stories.  The Six Words people were quite impressed with our students. Classroom of the Month: Berkeley […]

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Parent Action Group Meeting on 2/24

Our Parent Action Group (PAG) meeting scheduled for tomorrow from 8:00 – 9:30am has been rescheduled to Friday, February 24 from 8:00 – 9:30am.  We will meet in room C230.  In response to parent request at the last meeting, our “learning” portion of the meeting will be about the IB diploma and IB-level courses presented […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to our BIHS parents, students and staff! While this day is typically about romantic love, or eros, we would like you to consider two other types of love that Martin Luther King, Jr. often spoke about: philia and agape. Philia is often translated as brotherly love or friendship.  Aristotle had a nice […]

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