News & Events

List of 10 news stories.

  • 2021 Spring Siging Day Photo

    Four Berkeley Student-Athletes Commit To Play College Sports

    On April 14, four student-athletes from Berkeley Preparatory School committed to compete in their collegiate sport of choice in a joint ceremony livestreamed to classmates, faculty, friends, and family members. Those committing to compete for a Division 1 program signed the National Letter of Intent.
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  • Photo of Elle L. '21

    Berkeley’s Elle Lawson ’21 Changing the World One Brush Stroke at a Time

    For the past three years, Berkeley senior Elle Lawson ’21 has participated in Berkeley’s Global Scholars program and will be graduating from the program with honors. Every scholar is required to complete a capstone project to fulfill their program requirements. Elle’s project explores a global travesty that she has witnessed first-hand and she is taking action in one of the best ways she knows how – through her art.
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  • Berkeley Now, Berkeley Forever Logo

    Headmaster Seivold Announces Exciting Plans for Berkeley Now, Berkeley Forever Campaign

    Almost 60 years ago, Ralph Aye and Collin Baker, Jr. saw the opportunity to build something remarkable. Baker, Aye, and other visionary Tampa Bay families founded Berkeley Preparatory School in 1960 and proudly opened the doors to students in the fall of 1961. They dared to dream of an independent day school that would provide all the essential elements for a well-rounded education: a rigorous academic program, including comprehensive offerings in the arts and athletics; a strong emphasis on the importance of moral and spiritual values; highly motivated students; innovative and caring faculty members; and supportive families.
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  • How to Raise and Adult Cover

    Berkeley Presents Best-Selling Author Julie Lythcott-Haims

    Parents: do you often think about how to raise strong, resilient, and successful kids – without over-parenting? Are you looking for advice on how to help your kids build the necessary skills to become healthy and thriving adults? Please join us on March 9 and/or March 11 for age-appropriate webinars featuring best-selling author of How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims, where she will discuss the answers to these questions and many more!

    All Berkeley community members are encouraged to log on for this important webinar! There is no need to pre-register. A link to the webinar will be sent to all community members the day before the event.
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  • Four Berkeley Students Selected as Presidential Scholar Candidates

    Four students from Berkeley Preparatory School have been selected as candidates for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Approximately 4,500 high school seniors are chosen for outstanding performance on the SAT or the ACT. From the Berkeley Class of 2021, Michael Cui, Brantley Deady, Ryan D’Cuhna, and Lila Patterson were selected and will now submit candidacy materials for consideration highlighting leadership qualities, personal character, involvement in community, and school activities. 
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  • BUC Bags

    Berkeley student-athletes mentor kids at Jackson Springs Park

    We are honored to recognize the positive difference being made by Amy Wotovich ’21 and Maddie Sakalosky ’21, who spend a lot of time with the kids at Jackson Springs Park through the Positive Coaching Alliance - Tampa Bay's student-mentor program. Now, as part of Berkeley's 50th Anniversary Service Scholar Project, Amy and Maddie deliver 'Buc Bags' to the kids for the first time! Watch their story!
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  • Video Message from Headmaster

    Berkeley Looks Back/Ahead to a Great School Year

    CLICK HERE to view Headmaster Joseph Seivold’s video recap of the 2020-2021 academic year to date and his message of encouragement to finish the year safe and together.
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  • Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays from Berkeley!

    During this holiday season, we hope that all members of our Berkeley family are surrounded by loved ones and find time for sharing treasured moments together. Let us all keep perspective on what is truly important in our lives and use this season to celebrate those intangible gifts we are blessed with.

    In recognition of the holiday season, Berkeley will be closed December 23, 24, and 25 and December 31 and January 1. We will resume normal business hours beginning January 4. Classes resume for all students on January 4, 2021.
     
    We send you Seasons Greetings and wish you the very best for the New Year!
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  • Play Film Crew

    Berkeley Theatre Students Adapt from the Stage to Film During Pandemic

    When Chris Marshall, Berkeley Preparatory School’s Director of Upper Division Theatre, began planning for a new school year of stage productions during a pandemic, he quickly realized that it would take something unconventional to safely deliver an awe-inspiring performance that takes into account the school’s carefully crafted COVID-19 mitigation policies.  “As I watched everything from Broadway to local theatre shut down last spring, normally the time for planning our upcoming season here at Berkeley, I must admit things looked pretty bleak,” Marshall explained. “As the pandemic continued, it seemed unlikely that we’d be gathering as a community to watch our normal fall play.”
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  • National Metir Scholar

    Berkeley Students Recognized as National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students

    Berkeley Preparatory School is honored to recognize 15 students who have been named as National Merit Semifinalists among 16,000 students from across the country as part of the 66th National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Featured Videos

Athletic Results

Monday, 4/12/2021

Varsity Boys Lacrosse District Quarterfinal

Lacrosse Boys Varsity
Versus
7:00 PM
Home
Pasco High School
Win 16-2


Monday, 4/12/2021

Baseball Boys JV
Versus
6:00 PM
Away
Northside Christian School
Loss 10-11


Friday, 4/9/2021

Baseball Boys Varsity
Versus
6:30 PM
Home
Carrollwood Day School
Win 10-0


Friday, 4/9/2021

Softball Girls Varsity
Versus
6:00 PM
Home
Indian Rocks Christian School
Win 13-1


Friday, 4/9/2021

Baseball Boys MD Navy
Versus
5:30 PM
Away
Tampa Preparatory School
Loss 4-13


Friday, 4/9/2021

Lacrosse Boys MD Navy
Versus
5:00 PM
Away
St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Loss 1-4


Friday, 4/9/2021

Tennis Girls MD
Versus
4:00 PM
Home
Carrollwood Day School
Win 7-0


Friday, 4/9/2021

Tennis Boys MD
Versus
4:00 PM
Home
Carrollwood Day School
Win 7-0


Friday, 4/9/2021

Softball Girls MD Navy
Versus
3:45 PM
Away
Corbett Prep
Win 10-4


Friday, 4/9/2021

Baseball Boys MD White
Versus
3:30 PM
Away
Tampa Preparatory School
Win 16-7


Founded in 1960, Berkeley is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory day school located in Tampa, FL, for boys and girls in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12. Approximately 1,380 students gather here from the greater Tampa Bay area to form ONE Berkeley.