Hannah Groth-Reidy




Class of 2024

Hannah Groth-Reidy is an avid writer known for her work on the Berkeley High Jacket. She dedicates herself to her work in film and writing, and can otherwise be found playing competitive tennis or spending time in nature.

Hollywood shows innacurate depictions of high school life


From the John Hughes teen movies that dominated the 80s, to more contemporary series like “Riverdale” and “Gilmore Girls”, there’s often been a longstanding history of inaccurate representation of teenhood.

Illustration of Groot, a tree man, and Rocket, a racoon leaning on each other.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Volume. 3’ makes a splash in theaters


It’s no secret that the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s recent productions have grappled with controversy. Their latest release, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

Eisen sets up filming equipment in the G-Building hallway.

BHS film classes combat sexism in industry


The world of film opens doors to new perspectives, brings a variety of stories to life, and helps people express themselves. With all of its wonders, come hurdles.

Artist Spotlight: Ava Distasi


Jewelry is versatile. Ava Distasi, a BHS junior, provides an example of one of its many uses. She creates jewelry for a purpose: charity donations. All of the money Distasi makes is donated to the National Network of Abortion Funds.

BHS Community Theater holds memories of past performances


The names David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, and Elton John are well-known, but what may not be is that Berkeley High School’s Community theater has hosted these performers, alongside many more.

Student Athlete

Athlete Profile: Talia Antell-Proulx


Talia Antell-Proulx, a Communication Arts and Sciences senior on the girls tennis team, was taken by surprise when her senior night was rained out twice.


Fall Senior Nights


Girl’s Water Polo With chants ringing through the swim hall and benches packed with viewers, Berkeley High School proudly displayed its love for the girls’ water polo seniors on senior night, October 19, against San Leandro High School.  “It was so amazing to see so many of my friends come, the parents, the celebration, and

A red and blue football helmet with checkered flags behind them

Sports team rivalries, big and small, ignite fiery spirit in athletes


The spark of a rivalry isn’t always clear. Berkeley High School holds varied team rivalries specific to different BHS sports, and umbrella rivalries agreed upon by the wider school community.

BHS Best Buddies members Jonathan Schwartz, Natalia Blanco, Zev, and Bijou Fontaine (left to right) attend a lunch meeting.

Berkeley High Fosters Positivity For Students With Disabilities


“[The disabled community] brings unique experiences, ways of thinking, and talents. It can take additional time to get to know some students, but it’s worth it,” said Josh Austin, a teacher and education specialist at Berkeley High School.  Roughly 320 students at BHS have Individual Education Plans, which focus on meeting the diverse

Online Word Game ‘Wordle’ Gives Welcome Relief to Students


A new trend has taken Berkeley High School, as well as the rest of the world, by storm. Wordle is an online word game in which players attempt to guess the daily five-letter word within six tries.

Pritchard and Williams teach in BHS

AFAM Department Weathers COVID-19


Dawn Williams and Spencer Pritchard, both teachers in the African American Studies Department at Berkeley High School, had a vision for the department.