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Tip Jar: Using Those Teacher Comments

Tip Jar: Using Those Teacher Comments

Emma Edmund, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, The Tip Jar

On Oct. 17, Berkeley teachers released their first round of biannual comments, one for each student in each class.  While almost any Berkeley teacher will tell you that they spend hours writing comments for their classes, it may be tempting to ignore them entirely, especially if you’re doing well in the c...

Havoc at Hoco

Havoc at Hoco

Samir Saeed, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, as students attend the Homecoming game and dance, there are always a few student activities that conflict with the festivities. This year was no different. The Berkeley Band, Swim and Dive and Crew all had competitions that occurred on Nov. 4, the day of the Homecoming Dance. Last year,...

The Honor Council: Familiar yet Foreign

The Honor Council: Familiar yet Foreign

Charlotte Graham, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Since the honor code was developed 14 years ago, Berkeley students have been constantly reminded to uphold their honor. For most, upholding honor means signing their name next to “I pledge my honor” at the top of every assessment. However, for a select group of students, it means serving on behalf...

Daley Eats

Daley Eats

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Daley Eats, Showcase

Hey everyone! My name is Sloane Daley, and welcome to Daley Eats! Growing up in Chicago, I got to try different foods from around the world and eat at some of the country’s best restaurants. Now that I am living in Tampa, I am on the hunt for new places to satisfy my taste buds. I love to try new things, especi...

Cozy Recipes for the Fall

Cozy Recipes for the Fall

Leana Fraifer, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Leana’s Kitchen, Showcase

Welcome to Pumpkin Spice Latte Season! Although Florida does not visibly change from summer to fall, you can definitely feel the difference. I don’t think anyone will disagree when I say the best part about fall is the food. Flavors like pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, maple and cranberry are the tastiest ...

V.I.D.Y.A. Returns

V.I.D.Y.A. Returns

Bradley Kolar, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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

Have you ever thought to yourself, "Wait just a moment. Why doesn't The Fanfare have a gaming column?”   Chances are, if you're reading this, you have. Not because The Fanfare doesn't have a gaming column, but because Austin Cahn introduced The Fanfare’s first ever gaming column l...

Upcycled: The Story Behind Berkeley’s New Recycle Bins

Upcycled: The Story Behind Berkeley’s New Recycle Bins

Jack Mouch and Isabella Schlact

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students at Berkeley have noticed a change in the campus recycling bins. Not only is the design different, but the bins are in several new locations. The Fanfare spoke with Berkeley’s Facilities Management Director, Mike Steger, to ask some questions about the update. Since Steger’s arrival in 2013, Be...

Pride and Prejudice Dazzles

Pride and Prejudice Dazzles

David Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, School Productions, Showcase

This past weekend, the Advanced Theater Ensemble (ATE) performed an adaptation of the play “Pride and Prejudice” under the direction of Theater Director Chris Marshall. Families, fellow students and friends of cast members attended the multiple showings and were all very impressed with the outcome...

Hallway Chronicles: Addison Aloian

Hallway Chronicles: Addison Aloian

Kendyl Kirtley, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Hallway Chronicles, Showcase, Videos

Berkeley’s all-female acapella group, the Mello Divas, is known for captivating every audience they perform for. Not only have they enthralled their own school, but they have also represented Berkeley nationwide at shows and competitions. Recently, I had the opportunity to interview one of their membe...

Trivia: Pride and Prejudice

Trivia: Pride and Prejudice

Emma Edmund, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Showcase

https://www.playbuzz.com/thefanfare10/trivia-pride-and-prejudice

Welcome to the Tip Jar

Welcome to the Tip Jar

Emma Edmund, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, The Tip Jar

We’ve all been there.   The first year of high school, not knowing what to do.  How do you study for midterms?  What is senior year even like?  Do I have to worry about college right now?  You have a lot questions, but not a lot of answers.   The Fanfare is here to help. ...

The Stage is Set

The Stage is Set

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under A&E, School Productions, Showcase

On Wednesday Sept. 27, some of the members of the Advanced Theater Ensemble, more commonly known as ATE, took to the stage in the newly renovated Flex studio to put on a collection of scenes with the goal of tolerance and acceptance, as well as making people more aware of their own actions and the actions...