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The student voice of Berkeley Preparatory School

The Fanfare

Fanfares Online April Fools Issue

Fanfare’s Online April Fool’s Issue

April 5, 2021

Fanfare’s 2021 Online April Fools’ Issue   Click the links below to check out the issue Watson Impeachment Shakes Upper Division   Student Forum President Under Fire...

SULLINGERIUM: Dina Kodsi ’23 and Makayla Doyle ’23 spot Sullinger plotting to create his own element for the periodic table. Photoshop by Kaitlyn Mang

Science Teacher Creates New Element?

Kaitlyn Mang, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Kyle Sullinger, science faculty member, is quite known in the Berkeley community. However, one day on January 18, a rumor went around saying that he found a new hobby besides teaching. His D-block chemistry...

An Exclusive Interview with One of Chris Leonardo’s 27 Children Leads to Shocking Discovery!

Saundra Tun, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

At the end of the last semester, I heard people saying that Chemistry Teacher Dr. Chris Leonardo was going to have another baby. My eyebrows raised at the comment, but I wasn’t surprised. Simply...

Rink Plots to Overthrow Van Treese

Rachel Mintz, Section Editor March 26, 2021

Mike Rink, AP Statistics teacher and Calculus connoisseur, plans murder. His once friendly association with Mike Van Treese, Berkeley’s main statistics teacher, has turned into a tension filled competition...

The Skeleton Box: A Fanfare Exclusive

Alaina Babb, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Finding out what was in the notorious Skeleton Box was not easy, but I was determined. My first idea was to look around the room to see if there were any hints. I studied the intricate designs on the...

Environmental Club Secretly Not Recycling

Meghna Bukkapatnam, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Whether it’s from Instagram, convo announcements or school-wide emails, everyone on campus has heard of Berkeley’s Environmental Club. By this point, we all know about the good deeds they are doing...

Caught “Smelly” Handed

Aryana Makati, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Most have smelt it: the rotten, spoiled yogurt smell of Berkeley’s new disinfecting wipes. The stench is left lingering on student’s pruny hands and soaked tables, waiting for a chance to pounce on...

INFLATED FIT: Tate Allen ’21 shows off his COVID-safe Prom outfit on the Hellenic Quad, the stage for the Senior’s last and only Prom. Photo Credit: Samir Saeed ’21

A New Addition to the Prom Dress Code

Sofia Pena, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

After being at school safe and together for seven months, Berkeley has decided to move forward with one of high school’s most special events: prom. Of course, it will look a little different this...

WATSON UNDER SCRUTINY: While paparazzi plague President Watson following bombshell accusations, President-Elect Grapsas and the Tampa Prep Terrapin weigh in.


Shrisha Saravana, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Penelope Grapsas ’22 and Klaas van de Groep ’22 have just been elected future President and Vice President of Berkeley’s Upper Division. Their first order of business? To address the scandal...

Hayes Regrets New Tattoo

Emily Patrick, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

For those not in the know, beloved English teacher Daniel Hayes recently got a new tattoo on his arm. This three-quarter sleeve tattoo depicts a myriad of inspiring quotes, images and colors. However,...

The Wimbledon Fiasco

Mia Steele, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Kaitlyn Mang ’23 faced Meghna Bukkapatnam ’23 in the tennis match of a lifetime this past weekend as the Berkeley tennis team traveled to England to partake in a tournament. Both Mang and Bukkapatnam...

April Fools Issue 2019

April Fools’ Issue 2019

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