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6/1/17   BTA Transition Ceremony (Time TBD)

6/3/17  African American Graduation 2pm – 4pm
                  BHS Community Theater      
6/9/17   Young Men of Color Fashion Show 2pm – 4:30pm
                    Berkeley Tech Multi-Purpose Room
6/10/17 Chicano Latino Graduation Celebration 12pm 
                     St. Ambrose Church – Berkeley
6/16/17 BHS & BTA High School Graduation 5pm
                    UC Berkeley Greek Theatre
6/26/17 – 7/21/17 – Summer School @ BHS


Btech Bulletin 3-2017

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 2016-17 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    


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

Senior Prom- The Senior Class Leadership team wants student insights on the theme for 2017 Prom.

Prom will take place April 22, 2017 at the Bently Reserve. 301 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Details about tickets to follow in the springStudent should check their student email accounts for more information and to vote on the theme they want.

Here are the options: Midnight in Paris, Old Hollywood, Outer Space.

​​ BHS Prom Policy 2016-17.pdf

If you have any questions feel free to ask Chaltu Rashid at chalturachid@students.berkeley.net

  1. Yearbooks - Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 is the last week that the yearbook will be on sale for $65, it’ll cost $75 after that.If you want a book please come to C327 after school or order one online at www.yearbookordercenter.comJob #16356
  2. Senior Portraits- create an account on abcschoolportraits.com. There are ONLY 20 or so appointments left on December 12. Sign up today! Remember you must use ABC School Portraits for your yearbook photo and the deadline  has been January 1st in past years. FYI you can create an account and take a portrait for the BHS yearbook for free…


  1. Cap & Gown Orders- To place orders for cap & gown or class rings, visit the Achievers Inc. booth that will be on campus during LUNCH on December 9in the main courtyard. http://graduationorder.com/

Use the code: bhs510

  1. Senior Letter 2017 - For more information on any senior class event, please read the entire Senior Letter. http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/student-activities-3/senior-information-2/

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 2016-2017 Meetings.

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

Next Meeting March 16, 2017 at 5pm in the MPR


PTSA – Parent Teacher Student Association

Contact the Front Office for information on 2016-2017 Meetings

PTSA General Meeting & SGC Meeting 2/16/17 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:


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

Berkeley Rent Board



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.


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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