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Valentine’s Day: The History Behind the Holiday

Valentine’s Day: The History Behind the Holiday

Kaitlyn Mang, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Valentine’s Day, also known as St. Valentine’s Day is a well-known holiday where partners express their love for each other. The day originally got its name from a famous saint who is known as a patron of lovers, epileptics and beekeepers. It first started in the 4th century at a Roman festival of Luperca...

Berkeley Ends A Decade

Berkeley Ends A Decade

Rachel Mintz, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Berkeley Preparatory School started the new decade off strong with a win in Headmaster’s and ATE’s hilarious winter play, The Love of Three Oranges. However, many aspects of Berkeley’s life have changed over the past decade. Berkeley programs are still working hard to create a positive difference in the...

‘Little Women’ Review

‘Little Women’ Review

Emma Reilly, Section Editor

February 11, 2020

Since its first volume was published in 1868, and then its second and final in 1869, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott has become a staple of American literature and a commonly read book by many young students. Since its publication in the late 1800s, Little Women has been adapted for the screen throug...

Humans of Berkeley: Esha Bhatia

Humans of Berkeley: Esha Bhatia

Kaitlyn Mang, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

An amazing aspect of Berkeley is that it offers a variety of clubs to students. One wildly popular club is Math Club. In Math Club, students practice in the mornings to prepare for Saturday competitions, which occur once or twice a month. One of the leadership positions is president, which is currently...

Headmaster’s Pep Rally

Headmaster’s Pep Rally

Meghna Bukkapatnam, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

As athletes were preparing to face off against Tampa Preparatory School’s Terrapins in the annual Headmaster’s Challenge, the pep rally was the perfect way to get the entire school ready regardless of whether they were competing or not. Every year, athletes who play winter sports, such as basketball,...

Gallery: Headmasters’ 2020

Gallery: Headmasters’ 2020

Photography Staff

January 27, 2020

Champions of Comradery

Champions of Comradery

Tess Fuller, Business Branch Manager

January 27, 2020

On Jan. 11, 2020, I arrived at Tampa Prep’s downtown campus to join my classmates in their support of numerous Berkeley teams during 2020’s Headmasters’ Challenge. I brought with me a camera to photograph soccer games, a water bottle to keep hydrated and a series of questions prepared for the Headmasters...

Gallery: Eat N Speak 2019

Gallery: Eat N Speak 2019

Kamora Provine, Photo Editor

December 8, 2019

Lasley’s Libraries of Reviews: Intro

Lasley’s Libraries of Reviews: Intro

Jack Lasley, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

Hello, and welcome to my review column! My name is Jack Lasley, and I am a freshman who likes everything entertainment. From movies and books to shows and plays, I love to get immersed in a good plot. Whether it be a comic or a musical, the story and characters keep me wanting to read and watch more. I ...

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

Meghna Bukkapatnam, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

The holiday season is fast approaching and stress levels are on the rise with exams coming up. However, one important holiday cannot be overlooked: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a great holiday to celebrate with family and friends. Whether it be stuffing with turkey, watching “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving...

‘Parasite’ Review

‘Parasite’ Review

Emma Reilly, Section Editor

December 2, 2019

When I was dragged to Boon Jong Ho’s Parasite, I had no idea what to expect. A quick Google search led me to the conclusion that what I would be seeing later that night would be just some well-reviewed, multi-genre Korean film where I would have to prepare myself for subtitles. Looking back, I don...