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Speak Up at the Eat ‘n Speak

LIKE A BATTLEFIELD: The Mello Divas sing “Battlefield” by Jordin Sparks with soloist Kassidy Gavagan ‘19.

Gracey Maxwell, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017

On Jan. 20 the Writing Center and Diversity Club co-hosted an Eat ‘n Speak centered around Diversity Club’s “Speak Up!” goal for the year with clever “Up” puns and decorations shaping the event.

How Well Do You Know Berkeley Clubs?

The Divas compete at the 2015 ICHSA competition.

Mara Xiong, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Singing on a High Note

Here the Mello Divas can be seen at the National Kettering A Cappella Workshop.

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

     Berkeley’s very own Mello Divas flew to Dayton, Ohio, to star in a nationally-ranked a cappella showcase. Out of the 112 groups that sent audition tapes, the Mello Divas and nine other groups were chosen to perform. Dayton’s Kettering A Cappella Festival welcomed the Divas, and they sure le...

Second Annual Mix It Up Day a Big Success

Students can be seen talking and mingling with students they don't usually sit with during lunch!

Austin Cahn and Bethany Schneider

November 4, 2015

     Mix It Up Day, an annual event put on by the Diversity Club, took place Tuesday, October 27th. Sponsored by an organization called Teaching Tolerance, Mix It Up Day is an up-and-coming event that spreads diversity awareness and advocates inclusion in schools across the country.  During lunch, th...

On to Bigger and Better Things

The Divas compete at the 2015 ICHSA competition.

Shaila Ghanekar, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

Saturday, February 21st, Berkeley’s very own Mello Divas competed in the International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) regional competition here at Berkeley Preparatory School. The competition featured 10 a cappella groups, including one from North Carolina. For the past five ...

Deke Sharon’s Visit Hits the Right Note

Deke Sharon and the Mello Divas

Abhi Bukkapatnam, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

From the moment he walked up on stage during convocation today, Deke Sharon energized the students at Berkeley and had a one of-a-kind presentation showing off his superb a capella skills. He taught the students how to sound like a trumpet, a trombone, a violin, and even showed them how to beat box....

Mello Divas Start the Year off on the Right Note

The Mello Divas practice new songs after school.

Krishna Menon, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

It’s hard to find a student in Berkeley Preparatory School’s Upper or Middle Divisions who doesn’t know who the Mello Divas are. The talented, all-female a cappella group keeps us enthralled during convo performances, and represented Berkeley in the Varsity Vocals International Championship of...