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Keeping the Cup

HEADMASTER SEIVOLD KEEPS CUP: Beginning at 8:00 AM and ending at 2:30 PM, Saturday’s Headmasters’ Challenge was a game changer. This victory marks the 5th consecutive win (and longest winning streak in Headmasters’ history) for Berkeley. The Bucs have previously won the Headmasters’ Challenge in years: 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016. The first ever tie was called in 2014.

Nina Pastore, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

On Saturday Jan. 7, 2017, the Berkeley Buccaneers faced off against the Tampa Prep Terrapins on Berkeley’s campus for the annual Headmasters’ Challenge. Winter athletes from Middle Division to Upper Division junior varsity and varsity to compete for their school to earn enough wins to hold onto the...

Pep Rally Builds Excitement

LET’S GO BUCS: Bucky surprises the crowd at all school convo to help them get off their feet and cheer. At this all-school convo Richard Shao ’19 was the man inside the Bucky costume.

Nadia Al-Hassani, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

On Jan. 6, 2017, all the student of Berkeley Preparatory School gathered for a pep rally in the Straz building prior to Headmasters’ Challenge at Berkeley the following day. All sports participating had their captains come down and the students practiced different cheers for Saturday’s games. The...

Are You Smarter Than a Berkeley Student?

HEADMASTER KEEPS FINALISTS IN CHECK: Headmaster Seivold acted as the MC during this year’s Trivia Tournament, but making introductions and delivering questions was not his only task. Seivold also did a fantastic job of controlling the rambunctious competitors, as they attempted to beat each other to the buzzer.

Raj Ghanekar, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Name this NBA center from Africa who is tied for the tallest player in NBA history, standing at 7 foot, 7 inches. The answer is Manute Bol. Did you know that? For most people, the answer is a resounding no. This year’s Fall Trivia Tournament, run by Berkeley’s History Bowl Club, showcased ma...

Rory Gilmore in Florida? How Chilton Holds Up Against Berkeley

Rory and Paris didn't have the opportunity to shop for their school clothes at the mall. Check out that plaid! Yikes!

Isabella Schlact, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2016

Was Rory Gilmore's journey at Chilton similar to yours?

Ceremony for the Recognition of Excellence

Headmaster Seivold (left) awards senior Nathan Bekesh (right) with the Headmaster’s Trophy.

May 26, 2016

On April 26, Berkeley awarded students with book awards from various colleges, effort awards and other awards unique to Berkeley, such as the Headmaster's Trophy.

Fanfare’s Top 6 Back-to-School Moments

Fanfare’s Top 6 Back-to-School Moments

Photographs by Janae Noah and Maya Ellis

August 26, 2014

The seniors adjust to their new role as the leaders on campus.   The youngest and oldest at Berkeley, the kindergartners and the seniors, enjoy the first all-school convo of the year.     The all-school convo also saw the induction of the new chaplain, Chaplain ...

Upper Division Welcomes New Director

Upper Division Welcomes New Director

Austin Cuervo, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

As current UD Director Hugh Jebson moves on to become Assistant Headmaster next year, Berkeley will welcome Ryan Jordan to replace him as the new head of the Upper Division. Jordan will start this summer on July 1, allowing him to get acquainted with his new position before the start of the 2014-2015...