The Fanfare

  • January 22Today in history: In 1807, Thomas Jefferson exposes a plot by Aaron Burr to form a new republic in the Southwest.

  • January 22Today's schedule is day 13

  • January 22Happy Monday!

Meet Ms. Marraffino

Meet Ms. Marraffino

Catelin Lipham, Video Editor

October 6, 2016


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Meet the new ceramics and film teacher!

Meet Mrs. Dietsch

Meet Mrs. Dietsch

Catelin Lipham, Video Editor

September 30, 2016


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Meet one of Berkeley's new teachers.

Oh! Say, Can You See Sarah Munger at the Olympics?

Oh! Say, Can You See Sarah Munger at the Olympics?

Anjali Shah, Section Editor

September 28, 2016


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An in-depth look at the Rio Olympics from the perspective of sophomore Sarah Munger.

Ryan Lochte: From Olympic Champion to Olympic Disgrace

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

September 18, 2016


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He dyed his hair a platinum blonde with pale blue highlights for the Olympic Games.  We all tuned in to watch Lochte, and we were just as excited about Rio as he was for one reason:  to compete with Michael Phelps.  The 12-time Olympic medalist had done it before in the 2012 London Olympic Games, ...

Major Moments at the Olympic Games

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

September 18, 2016


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Once every four years, countries around the world come together to participate in the ultimate sporting competition:  the Olympics. Whether a country sends one athlete or 500, each person vies to win the crown jewel of competitive athletics: an Olympic gold medal. This year, the Olympic Games were he...

Ceremony for the Recognition of Excellence

Ceremony for the Recognition of Excellence

May 26, 2016


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On April 26, Berkeley awarded students with book awards from various colleges, effort awards and other awards unique to Berkeley, such as the Headmaster's Trophy.

New Club Brings Science Medicine to Upper Division Students

New Club Brings Science Medicine to Upper Division Students

Elizabeth Corn, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


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The Medical Science Club was formed this year by juniors Isabella Monticciolo and Marissa Maddalon. Both have an interest in entering the medical field, and they hoped to share their interests in science with others in the community through creating this club. According to Monticciolo ‘17, “[they]...

Senior Speak

Senior Speak

Arjun Gandhi, Photography Editor

April 29, 2016


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Seniors said their goodbyes at the Senior Speak, hosted by the Writing Center.

Berkeley Students Embark on Spring Break Adventures

Berkeley Students Embark on Spring Break Adventures

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


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Over the two  week spring break period there are lots of things to do and places to see.  Many Berkeley students and families take this opportunity to travel somewhere amazing. This spring break, students anticipate embarking on cruises, traveling to Europe, and even participating in Berkeley trips...

Hallway Chronicle: Austi Critchfield

Hallway Chronicle: Austi Critchfield

Isabella Schlact, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


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Senior Austi Critchfield is this year’s Miss Saint Petersburg and founder of Roots of STEM, a nonprofit organization that encourages elementary school students to have a passion for science, technology, engineering and math. She took time out of her busy schedule to give Fanfare an inside look int...