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The student voice of Berkeley Preparatory School

The Fanfare

Commencement 2022

Commencement 2022

Commencement 2022: Farewell Class of  '22! Click the links below to read each article. This issue contains the following: College Spread Honors Night Awards List Commencement/Baccalaureate...

PUSH THE LIMITS: Commencement speaker Alexis Carra Girbés ’99 asked graduates to “[s]et a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” (Photo Credit: Meghna Bukkapatnam)

Alumni Alexis Carra Girbés ’99 Shares Wise Words

Meghna Bukkapatnam, Assistant Editor-In-Chief June 8, 2022

Alexis Carra Girbés ’99 was this year’s commencement speaker. After graduating from Berkeley, Girbés attended Yale University, where she pursued a B.A. in Theater Studies and graduated Cum Laude....

WELCOMING THE SENIORS: Student Forum president Penelope Graspas ’22 delivers her welcome speech to begin the Commencement ceremony. (Photo Credit: Vivian Willis)

Penelope Grapsas Welcomes the Graduates with a Heartwarming Speech

Maddie Dean, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Penelope Grapsas ’22, this year’s Student Forum president, shares the class of 2022’s passions and experiences representing the Berkeley community in this year’s welcome speech.   Aside...

LASTING LEGACY: Bennett ’22 speaks at Commencement about the importance of the class gift to the Berkeley Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund.

Adam Bennett Discusses the Legacy of the Class Gift

Meghna Bukkapatnam, Assistant-Editor-In-Chief June 7, 2022

This year, Adam Bennett ’22 was the student gift speaker at Commencement, where he detailed the legacy his class hopes to leave through the class gift to the Berkeley Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund.    In...

RACE TO THE END: Senior Class President Robert Joseph ’22 compares his high school years to the 400-meter dash. (Photo Credit: Vivian Willis)

Robert Joseph Gives His Farewell to Berkeley

Kaitlyn Mang, Section Editor June 7, 2022

As Senior Class President, Robert Joseph ’22 gives the Oration Speech at Commencement, and his words will forever be remembered.    At school, Joseph was always seen with a bright smile...

2022 College Spread

2022 College Spread

Aryana Makati, Compiler June 7, 2022

College Spread PDF Link: College Spread 2022        

Commencement 2021

Commencement 2021

June 8, 2021

  Click the links below to view! Honors Night Gallery Pictures from Honors Night     Baccalaureate Gallery Pictures from Baccalaureate     Honors...

Click below for full list of Honors Night Awards and Accolades

Honors Night Awards and Accolades

June 7, 2021

Awards & Accolades List      

NEW BEGINNINGS: Upper Division Director Ryan Jordan congratulates Jared Watson ’21 for being an integral part of the Berkeley community and continuing his journey at Emory University.

Seniors Watson and Graham Receive Highest Honors

Aryana Makati, Co-Editor in Chief June 7, 2021

  Each year, Upper Division seniors are recognized for their excellence in the arts, service, fellowship and academic pursuit. Two of the highest honors a senior can receive are the Betty Bruce...

Fanfare’s 2020 Online Commencement Issue

Fanfare’s 2020 Online Commencement Issue

June 5, 2020

Click the links below to check out the issue   The Fanfare Farewell Column:  Web Manager Jack Mouch ’20, Editor in Chief Mara Xiong ’20 and CFO Tess Fuller ’20 reminisce about their...

COMMENCING COMMENCEMENT: Parents gather on Dickey field for the Class of 2020’s Commencement and Graduation ceremony. (Photo by Rachel Mintz)

The Commencement Ceremony 2020

Rachel Mintz, Section Editor June 5, 2020

  For Alex Cantor's Performance, go here For Dylan Sunjic's presentation of the class gift, go here For the song "Sleepsong," sung by Victoria Grills and Emily Barron with Sofia Livingstone...

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