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Status Update: The Steinbrenner

Status Update: The Steinbrenner

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

If you’ve ever stepped foot on campus, you’ve probably noticed the construction going on in the Steinbrenner and the Cone Library, which started last year. However as October 13, 2017 passed, the student body began to wonder what was taking so long.   The library was boxed up with the librarians...

Hallway Chronicles: McKenna Ebert

Hallway Chronicles: McKenna Ebert

Kendyl Kirtley, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Hallway Chronicles, Showcase

When the curtain finally closed on the spectacular “Scenes from an Execution” production by Berkeley’s Advanced Theatre Ensemble, the crowd went wild for everything: the actors, the story and the artistry. Behind the scenes was McKenna Ebert ’18, the gifted senior who masterminded the set design...

Still No Denim, but Potential Dress Code Revisions

Still No Denim, but Potential Dress Code Revisions

Tess Fuller, Section Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Feb. 1 the girls of Upper Division were invited to attend a lunch meeting in the Doster Study Hall to discuss controversial issues with the dress code with Assistant Director of the Upper Division Caroline Lindsey and Associate Director of the Upper Division an...

Hacknet Review

Hacknet Review

Bradley Kolar, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, V.I.D.Y.A.

Dear reader, welcome to a new year of exciting games with which to whittle away your free time, from recent groundbreaking hits to older hidden (or not-so-hidden) gems. For the first article of the year, I’ll be talking about a game I had quite a bit of fun with over the break, Hacknet, as well as ...

Review: Scenes from an Execution

Review: Scenes from an Execution

Tess Fuller, Section Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, School Productions, Showcase

Two minutes and forty-three seconds. That’s how long it took to be immersed in the 16th century Venetian world of Advanced Theatre Ensemble’s production of Scenes from an Execution by Howard Barker. The roaring Renaissance took on a life of its own onstage with Bella Diaco ’18 and Garrett Distasio...

Hallway Chronicle: Alex Tingiris

Hallway Chronicle: Alex Tingiris

Samir Saeed, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Hallway Chronicles, Showcase

Alex Tingiris ’19 learned to code when he was just seven years old. Now a junior, his love for computer science and technology has immersed him in the exciting world of web development and design. The Fanfare had the opportunity to sit down with Alex to find out more about all the exciting projects he has worked...

Gallery: Headmaster’s Challenge All-School Convo

Gallery: Headmaster’s Challenge All-School Convo

Catherine Amburgey, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Jan. 5, every student gathered for Berkeley’s annual all-school convo honoring Headmaster’s Challenge.  Upper Division students prepped for the next day’s activities by performing the Fight Song, supporting the winter sports and participating in Battle of the Bucs. ...

Eighth Graders Visit Upper Division for a Day

Eighth Graders Visit Upper Division for a Day

Mason Edmund, Guest Contributor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Eighth graders experienced a taste of Upper Division on Jan. 9 for Berkeley’s annual Flip Day, where they experience what high school is like for the day. The eighth graders had the opportunity to meet the teachers and understand the layout of science, world language, math, computer science, english...

Diversity Then and Now: Laplanche Returns to Berkeley

Diversity Then and Now: Laplanche Returns to Berkeley

Isabella Schlact, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On January 12, Upper Division students and faculty were greeted by a new face in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Akua “Nana” Laplanche ’97 was one of seven black Upper Division students and the only black student in her senior class. Since graduating from Berkeley, the University of Florid...

This “Would You Rather Quiz” Will Determine Whether You Should Take A.P. Euro or Honors Gov/Econ

This “Would You Rather Quiz” Will Determine Whether You Should Take A.P. Euro or Honors Gov/Econ

Nina Pastore, Photography Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Quizzes, Showcase

https://www.playbuzz.com/thefanfare10/this-would-you-rather-quiz-will-determine-whether-you-should-take-a-p-euro-or-honors-gov-econ

Why You Should Consider the International Trips

Why You Should Consider the International Trips

Bailie Schock, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recently, the Director of the Global Scholars Program, Tim Torkilsen, revealed the list of this year’s international trips including an exchange trip in China and a service trip to Peru. However, many students grow anxious trying to apply for these trips, while other students  remain on the fence ...

Eighth Graders Invade Upper Division

Eighth Graders Invade Upper Division

Charlotte Graham, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On January 9th, 2018, Berkeley’s eighth graders spent a day in the shoes of the freshmen, who were away completing a community service project at Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s (RCMA) Wimauma Academy. Excited to be out of their Middle Division uniforms, the eighth graders arrived at schoo...