Attention, Attention! Lower School Newspaper Gets Updated Design & New Name: Volume 2, Issue 3 Out Now!

February 10, 2023

We are pleased to share that the Lower School Newspaper has a new design and a new name: The Jaguar Journal! In our latest issue (Volume 2, Issue 3) we…

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Lena & Theo

Music, math, and more! BPC alum siblings reflect on their educational journeys

February 6, 2023

While at Wat Mongkolratanaram’s Sunday brunch in Berkeley, our Director of Communications and Events, Lesley Jones, ran into Theo and Lena Haber – siblings who both attended Black Pine Circle….

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BPC alum makes his mark on local school board

January 9, 2023

BPC alum, Ian Segall (‘19), is a senior at Berkeley High School and the current Student Director on the BUSD board. After Ian returned to BPC in October for the…

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BPC Robotics Team, RoBawks, Wins “Judge’s Choice” Award

December 13, 2022

The BPC Robotics team participated in a First Tech Challenge qualifying tournament on Saturday, December 10. Team RoBawks consisted of 7th & 8th graders. Out of 16 participating teams –…

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BPC Participates in NaNoWriMo for 13th Consecutive Year

November 29, 2022

November was National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and BPC participated for the 13th year in a row! ✍️  As part of the 4th & 5th grade curriculum, and as an…

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award Winner

November 7, 2022

Mina Fedor ’21 and her family recently attended the Broadcom MASTERS® finals week in Washington, DC. Her 8th grade MasterWorks science research project, “EEG Theta During Self-Directed Versus Passive Spatial…

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“How am I going to create an image of Kentucky fried solipsism? I’ll ask a robot”: BPC alums on the forefront of AI

October 26, 2022

BPC Alums Jack Gallagher (‘11) and Sam Schickler (‘15) are working together at Midjourney, an independent research lab that produces AI-created images from text descriptions (Think: typing “cat playing with…

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Team BPC Participates in Odyssey of the Mind Competition

September 29, 2022

For the second year, BPC’s Lower School is participating in the international creative design competition, Odyssey of the Mind. Seven 4th and 5th graders have been selected to participate, under…

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BPC Alum invited to The White House

September 16, 2022

Mina Fedor, BPC class of 2022, was invited to the United We Stand Summit at The White House, where the focus was on combating white supremacy and hate across America….

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A collage of band photos from Solano Stroll 2022

“Slammin’ at Solano Stroll” 2022

September 13, 2022

Black Pine Circle School Band brought the energy to the 46th Annual Solano Stroll! The band featured alumni from Berkeley High school, Bishop O’Dowd and 7th/8th grade combined combos. They…

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