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Annual Cookie Extravaganza is a Treat

Several big tables in the Aye were filled with different kinds of cookies and sweet treats baked by members of the Parents' Club!

Isabella Schlact, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

From grading endless papers to supervising students at pick-up and drop-off, teachers have a lot on their plates.  But at holiday time, teachers can put something sweet on those plates at the annual Cookie Extravaganza put on by the Berkeley Parents’ Club. On December 2nd, approximately 160 voluntee...

Try Your Luck at a New Book!

A lucky student finds a golden ticket in his book.

Mira Rajani, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

For some, the best parts of St. Patrick’s Day are the gold chocolate coins, the elaborate leprechaun traps and the sudden appearance of tiny green footprints everywhere you look. However, here at Berkeley, the St. Patrick’s Day library promotion is one of the most exciting events of the...

The Biggest Summer Blockbuster: Guardians of the Galaxy

The heroes of Guardians of the Galaxy

Nicole Stevens, Arts Editor

September 4, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy is the newest superhero movie that everyone with a spirit of adventure and a love of comedy should see! It features an unlikely group of heroes, misfits from around the galaxy, who work together to defeat evil. These characters include Rocket (Bradley Cooper), a genetically modified talking raccoon with a zest fo...

Fanfare Book Pick: The Fault in Our Stars

Regan Dabbs, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

“Don’t forget to be awesome.” This phrase, coined by John Green, undoubtedly rings true for his fourth novel, “The Fault in Our Stars.” As a 16-year old girl with terminal cancer, Hazel Grace Lancaster is somewhat pessimistic about her future. But as fate may have it she meets fellow “cancer...