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The Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in Tampa

The Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in Tampa

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Daley Eats, Opinion, Showcase

Have you ever felt yourself craving a warm PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte)? I sure have! That is why I have tasked myself with trying the most popular PSLs in Tampa to determine the best. As always, this is my personal opinion and everyone's tastes vary. Let’s jump in! Starbucks: My first impressio...

Review: Museum

Review: Museum

Penelope Grapsas, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, School Productions, Showcase

Similarly to other Berkeley productions, every seat in the house was occupied. However, this time, these seats were scattered along the stage and surrounded an elaborate art exhibit with white floors, pedestals and elaborate modern art. The seats embraced a new exciting world of the unique play: Museu...

The End of the Internet?

The End of the Internet?

John Reilly, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

On February 26th, 2015, the strongest laws of net neutrality were passed. That meant that most, if not all content on the internet was accessible to anyone. However, on December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), chaired by Ajit Pai, voted to repeal net neutrality--meaning th...

Sounds of the Stadium: The Bands of Berkeley

Sounds of the Stadium: The Bands of Berkeley

Catherine Amburgey, Section Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

On November 9, the Bands of Berkeley joined together for a final fall performance in the Lykes Center for the Arts. It was entitled Sounds of the Stadium and included the Marching Buccaneers and the Pipe and Drum Corps (PDC). Megan Gorsky '20, Nicholas Hayden '19 and Griffin Markowitz '19 were this ye...

Plastic Straws: Convenience or Detriment to Ecosystem?

Plastic Straws: Convenience or Detriment to Ecosystem?

Ava Siegelbaum, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

In Upper Division convocation, the Environmental Club talked about the importance of switching plastic straws and paper cups in the Berkeley Cafe to sustainable water bottles. The Environmental Club made and passed out a few water bottles featuring a picture of an endangered Florida crane. This campaign’...

Getting to Know: Ms. Sarah McDaniels and Ms. Molly Stevenson

Getting to Know: Ms. Sarah McDaniels and Ms. Molly Stevenson

Ava Siegelbaum, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ms. Sarah McDaniels Ms. Sarah McDaniels has had sevens years of teaching different high school levels of Latin at schools across the country. She felt that the Berkeley community has “been welcoming so far.”  She said, “Students that I don't teach will often say hello when I pass them in the hall.” She mentioned how she loved the curriculu...

Humans of Berkeley: Marissa Streng

Humans of Berkeley: Marissa Streng

Shrisha Saravana, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Hallway Chronicles, Showcase

Marissa Streng ’20 is a patented inventor with a trademarked product to her name. She helps run a business, teaches students about innovation and has spoken at a teacher training event hosted by the U.S. patent office. She has also been featured on Jimmy Fallon and Steve Harvey’s talk shows. What’s most sho...

Freshman Year: New Teachers, New Environment, New Friends

Freshman Year: New Teachers, New Environment, New Friends

Jenneh Lesaldo, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

On August 29, 2018, 56 freshmen stepped into a new world. Berkeley is a unique school, one that might be intimidating to incoming students. As thoughts of friends, classes and teachers filled their minds, new students were welcomed into the family at Berkeley Preparatory School. We all know what it ...

Which Character from “The Office” Are You?

Which Character from “The Office” Are You?

Avery Moore, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Quizzes, Showcase

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