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Freshman Year: New Teachers, New Environment, New Friends

Freshman Year: New Teachers, New Environment, New Friends

Jenneh Lesaldo, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

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

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Go Vote: Your Destiny Is in Your Hands!

Go Vote: Your Destiny Is in Your Hands!

Samir Saeed, Section Editor

November 5, 2018

Generation Z, your one vote does count, and politics are relevant to your life.

Friday Night Lightning

Friday Night Lightning

Tess Fuller, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

Aug 24, 2018: the crowd’s passion was as strong as the rain. The harder it poured, the more they roared. Students, parents and faculty filled the stands dressed in their best Hawaiian luau gear. It could be said that the crowd liked pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. While the fans were...

Student Forum Strikes Again

Student Forum Strikes Again

Samir Saeed, Section Editor

November 2, 2018

What has Student Forum been up to lately? I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the Secretary of Student Forum Edward Kuperman ’20 to get more information, and it is easy to see that they have been very busy. Every day after school, the Student Forum officers can be observed operating the...

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

Emma Reilly, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

It was unanimously thought that Serena Williams would take home another Grand Slam title on Sept. 8th, 2018. However, by the end of the match, the underdog achieved, tempers were lost and accusations of discrimination were thrown. Naomi Osaka won out against longtime fan favorite Serena Williams, makin...

DIY Corsage and Boutonniere

DIY Corsage and Boutonniere

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

With the Homecoming Dance on the horizon, I bet many of you are annoyed at the prospect of calling your local florist and ordering expensive boutonnieres and corsages. Well, fret no more! Creating your own boutonniere or corsage has many benefits and is really fun and easy. You’d be surprised at how...

An Eventful Exchange

An Eventful Exchange

Shrisha Saravana, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Last month, Berkeley received some exciting guests on campus from across the pond. Every year, our school participates in an exchange with Tonbridge, a prestigious boys school outside of London; but this year, for the very first time, Berkeley hosted three students from the equally excellent James Allen...

Chase Barrs Loves the Grind

Chase Barrs Loves the Grind

Raj Ghanekar, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

If one were to use a single word to describe Chase Barrs ’19 on the basketball floor, “tough” would come to mind. Barrs, a 6-foot-9-inch, senior power forward (PF), has used his innate toughness to greatly impact the game on both sides of the floor. Toughness and grit have also been major influ...

Humans of Berkeley: Ethan Folkman

Humans of Berkeley: Ethan Folkman

Samir Saeed, Section Editor

October 12, 2018

The Pipe and Drum Corps has been a longstanding tradition here at Berkeley. Dressed in blue kilts and black glengarries, they have brought the sounds of Scotland to our campus. One member of the group, Ethan Folkman ’21, is honoring Tampa Bay’s veterans through his music. Q: When did you fi...