The Fanfare

  • October 8Happy Tuesday!
  • October 8Today's schedule is day 13
  • October 7Today in history: In 1993, The Great Flood of 1993 on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers ends, the worst US flood since 1927.

Humans of Berkeley: Victoria Grills

Humans of Berkeley: Victoria Grills

Kendyl Kirtley, Section Editor

October 1, 2019

Nothing has had a more clear-cut path for Victoria Grills ’20 than music. Since she was little, Grills has dabbled in violin, guitar and singing. Entering high school allowed Grills to explore new opportunities in music; as a freshman, Grills was chosen for a coveted spot in the Mello Divas, Berkel...

Tailgate Fun!

Tailgate Fun!

Jarah Williams, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

A couple of team members of the varsity girls’ volleyball discuss their team and the win they had on September 20th

Gallery: Fall Tailgate

Gallery: Fall Tailgate

Samir Saeed, Co-Editor and Chief

October 1, 2019

Fall Tailgate Football Player Highlights

Fall Tailgate Football Player Highlights

Rachel Mintz, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Berkeley faced off against  IMG in the Fall Tailgate football game. Under the Friday night lights, Berkeley walked off with a win of 42-7. The crowd, dressed out in holiday outfits and Berkeley apparel, brought an energy to the game that seemed to animate the crowd. Cheerleaders brought more than just their us...

Fall Tailgate with Spirit

September 30, 2019

During Fall Tailgate, where Berkeley’s football team faced off against IMG, the cheerleaders played a pivotal role helping the Buccaneers' win by supporting the players and encouraging school spirit. Leading up to the game, the cheerleaders held countless practices after school and perfected their stun...

Chloe McLeod: Humans of Berkeley

Chloe McLeod: Humans of Berkeley

Catherine Amburgey, Section Editor

September 29, 2019

Chloe McLeod ’20 is known both around and outside Berkeley’s campus for her artistic contributions. She has received several Scholastic art awards on a local and national level. Additionally, she received a twenty thousand dollar scholarship to the University of Tampa for her artistic involvements. ...

The Berkeley Math Club Goes to Vegas!

The Berkeley Math Club Goes to Vegas!

Charvi Sharma, Head Photo Editor

September 10, 2019

This summer, the Berkeley Math Club flew twenty-three mathletes and two teachers to the Mu Alpha Theta National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada! With their hard work and dedication, these bright students competed for four days and earned 11th place in the nation, along with many other individual and tea...

After Notre Dame

After Notre Dame

Catherine Amburgey, Section Editor

May 14, 2019

  On April 15, 2019, France and all of the world witnessed destruction to an iconic cultural landmark. Millions watched online as flames left Notre Dame severely damaged, while about four-hundred firefighters raced in rush hour traffic to save what was left. Notre Dame is 856 years old.  It con...

Nyxia Author Scott Reintgen Inspires Future Berkeley Writers

Nyxia Author Scott Reintgen Inspires Future Berkeley Writers

Kendyl Kirtley, Section Editor

April 12, 2019

On February 11, a small, diverse group of Upper Division students and faculty gathered in the library classroom to meet the University of North Carolina graduate, English and creative writing teacher and accredited author Scott Reintgen, who masterminded The Nyxia Triad. Little did this group know, they wer...

Interview with the Headmasters of Berkeley and Tampa Prep

Interview with the Headmasters of Berkeley and Tampa Prep

Tess Fuller

February 4, 2019

The headmasters and I stood on the track as rivaling JV boys soccer teams dribbled their way down the field. At 10:30 a.m., the stands behind us were filled with colorful team paraphernalia and excited cheers. I invited Joe Seivold of Berkeley Preparatory School and Kevin Plummer of Tampa Preparatory Sc...

Trips of a Lifetime

Trips of a Lifetime

Emma Reilly

January 14, 2019

Throughout the years, Berkeley has offered a variety of trips for its students. The diversity of these trips has and continues to allow every student the opportunity to travel, whether they’re interested in humanitarianism, different cultures or simply a fun experience. While it would seem difficult t...