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Lena & Theo

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

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

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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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award Winner

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

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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Star of TV Series “Ghost Whisperer”

Aisha Tyler, Class of 1981 Aisha Tyler is a talk show host, actress, author, producer, writer, and director. She is known for portraying Andrea Marino in the first season of…

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The Next John Coltrane?

Toan Nguyen, Class of 2012 Toan went to Oakland School of the Arts for high school and studied piano in the School of Instrumental Music. He attended the Berklee College…

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Tony Award-Winning Playwright

Itamar Moses, Class of 1991 Itamar is a playwright, author, and television writer. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Yale University, and his MFA in dramatic writing from New York…

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Design Thinker & Fine Artist

Claire Kowalewski, Class of 2008 Claire is a fine artist, designer, and design thinker. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts as a Caldwell scholar and earned…

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