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WEEKLY CALENDAR

CONGRATULATIONS C/O 2017

School will be closed beginning June 30th – August 16th

7/4/17- NO  SCHOOL (4th of July Holiday)
8/29/17 – First Day of School
9/4/17 – No School (Labor Day Holiday)
9/28/17 – Back to school Night 6:00pm in the MPR
 Have a wonderful and safe summer

Principal Message Below

Welcome Letter 17.18

Receive your Diploma if you did not pass the CAHSEE

You are eligible to receive your high school diploma if you met all other BUSD graduation requirements. Read this letter awarding high school diplomas due to the CAHSEE being suspended as a requirement for high school graduation.

Click to view the BUSD  2017-18  Calendar

Regular Bell Schedule

Minimum Day Schedule

Block 1 8:45 – 10:10 Block 1 8:45 – 9:40
Block 2 10:25 – 11:50 Block 2 9:45 – 10:40
Block 3 10:45 – 11:40
 Lunch 11:50 – 12:30

Lunch 11:40 – 12:20

Block 3 12:35 – 2:00 Block 4 12:25 – 1:20pm
Block 4 2:05 – 3:30 Release  1:20pm
Release 3:30pm    

 FINALS SCHEDULE

 
 Thursday  Friday
Block 1 8:45 – 10:45 Block 3 8:45 – 10:45
Lunch 10:45 – 11:25 Lunch 10:45 – 11:25
Block 2 11:30 – 1:20 Block 4 11:30 – 1:20

Kick Butts Day @ BTA  3/15/2017… 20170315_114937 20170315_114951_001 KICK BUTTS DAY

Garden Project Day … click to view photos

Garden Project Day
Garden Project Day

Mad City Money … click to view photos

Mad City Money

 

Senior Upcoming Events

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S   ‘ 1 7 !

We hope you are having a restful break before your next move post-BHS/BTA. Included in this message are links to photos, information about purchasing a graduation photo, transcripts, cap & gown return, and a few other notes.

FINAL TRANSCRIPT will be mailed the week of September 5, 2017 If you need to update your address please make sure you send an email directly to Ms. Erica Johnson at:  ericajohnson@berkeley.net

CAP & GOWN LOANER or DONATION?

Return Loaner Cap & Gown to D-173 with your name on a card. Make sure to specify that this is a LOANER cap & gown.

Donate Cap & Gown? Please submit any gently worn cap and gowns to BHS room D-173 or the Leadership Office anytime before June 2018. Make sure to specify that it is a DONATION. Thanks!

ORDER DIPLOMA PHOTOS – courtesy of Grad Images

Visit https://www.gradimages.com to view and purchase photos from backstage and with diploma on stage.

CLASS OF 2017 GRAD PHOTOS – courtesy of Mark Coplan

BHS Jazz at Berkeley High 2017 Graduation Video Sampler: https://vimeo.com/222271558

Photo Albums

To download the photos you want, click on the photo to open it, then look for the download option and click that. You’ll see size options, select “Original size” and download it to your computer.

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Getting Ready (23 photos):  https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157685135962716

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Procession (53 photos):  https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157682261431514

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Program 141 photos):  https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157682359758083

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Friends and Family 100 photos):  https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157685235868555

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Diplomas Part One (301 photos):  https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157685241169825

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Diplomas Part Two (350 photos): https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157682226187242

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Diplomas Part Three (202 photos): https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157685272931815

Berkeley High School Graduation 2017 Finale (17 photos):  https://www.flickr.com/photos/53901376@N04/albums/72157682398463253

IN CASE YOUR FORGOT...

  • Return all textbooks or pay for damaged or missing books.
  • Has your mailing address changed?  If so, inform the Main Office of a new mailing address for your diploma to be sent in September
  • Earned college credit from AP or IB tests?  If so, remember to send your AP or IB scores to your college.  BTA does not send test scores

U-N-I-T-Y, WE FLY HIGHER AS A TEAM!!! —————————————————— johnvillavicencio@berkeley.net

 

Parents Corner

BTA School Governance Council Meeting

Contact the Front Office for information on 2017-2018 Meetings.

PTSA and School Governance is usually held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Next Meeting September 28, 2017 at 5pm in the MPR

 

PTSA – Parent Teacher Student Association

Contact the Front Office for information on 2017-2018 Meetings

PTSA General Meeting & SGC Meeting 9/28/17 at 5pm

**We encourage parents and students to become a part of BTA’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA). Participation forms are available in the office. ($10.00 membership fee covers the entire year) 

Other Announcements

Low fee/medicaid covered mental health services in Alameda County:

http://http://mhaac.org/support/mental-health-resources/community-mental-health-resources.html

Imperfect Produce: about 50% discount from grocery store prices!
Imperfect Produce, reduced produce delivery to East Bay homes

Berkeley Rent Board

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Senior Information

Senior Portraits

  • Order your Graduation Announcement Package at www.graduationorder.com password is bhs950 , the telephone number for Achievers is 1-877-GRAD-HELP (1-877-472-3435)
  • ABC Harrell also offers Senior Portraits you can sign up online at www.abcschoolportraits.com.

Testing

SAT and Subject Tests

Register online  at www.collegeboard.org. Check website for complete listing of test dates.

View SAT Test Dates

ACT Tests:

Register online at www.acstudent.org. Check website for complete listing of test dates.

View ACT Test Dates

Graduation Errata

  • Recently, you may have received a letter/information regarding the Grad Nite event with USA Student Travel. This event is NOT SPONSORED by any member of the faculty or administration of Berkeley Technology Academy. All questions should be directed towards USA Student Travel at 1-800-234-4723.

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