Post a Message for Berkeley High's Graduating Seniors

The Jacket is bringing back the popular message board we created last year to let families, friends, and community members post messages for graduating seniors. Once again, brighten someone's day by leaving a congratulatory note for a friend or relative, or for the entire class.

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Culminaste una etapa de tu joven vida! Espero que la hayas pasado bien! Prepárate para la que viene que seguramente te va a dar miles de cosss nuevas para ver y aprender ! Te recuerdo con cariño! Leus! Amigo de tu mamá Vic! Besotes gigantes


Tocayo un a gran abrazo desde la Patagonia argentina, la última que te vi eras un niño todavía... Muchas felicidades en esta nueva etapa!!!

—Maximo del sur

Incredible Isabella, here you are at such a special moment of your life. I am immensely proud of you. You have everything you need. You are shining strength, clarity, vision, generosity. I am so excited for all that awaits you. Big huge love to you always.


Mady, I’m so proud of you! Congratulations and well done. Wishing you the best in all of your future adventures! Love you so much! Sissel

—Sissel Kardel

Your Aunt Jan and Uncle John congratulate you on your upcoming graduation from BHS! It was a tough year for seniors, but you made the most of it with your good grades and your contribution on the basketball team. We’re proud of you!

—John and Jan Fairchild

Naima, congratulations on being part of a graduating class that will forever be remembered for its resilience and perseverance through the face of adversity. You did it! Your mom, brother, and I are so proud of you and we can't wait to watch you enjoy the next chapter of your life in college. We love you!

—Dad & Mom & Nawr

Querido Máximo Bassi, no puedo creer que ya egreses de tu secundaria, como pasa el tiempo. Antes que nada te felicito por este logro y te deseo el mayor de los exitos y suerte en esta nueva etapa que inicias, que seas muy feliz y felicitaciones tambien para tus padres que siempre te acompañaron. Lo mejor desde aca, Argentina, saludos, Florencia

—maria florencia nogueira

Helena, we are so proud of you and so excited for this next stage in your life! Congratulations on your graduation! We'll miss you and we love you so much!

—Mom, Dad, and Elie

El mejor regalo es tener un nieto como tu Maximo Bassi. Dejas una etapa maravillosa y pasas a la gran aventura en la cual tendrás muchos desafíos, pero con tu empeño e inteligencia no dudo que los lograras. Ya eres una buena persona, lo principal! Abuela doblemente orgullosa y lamentado no poder estar presente.


Dear Mady Congratulations Grad! From your first pre school graduation in Emeryvilla, Ca to this year's 2021 Berkeley High School graduation I have been so proud to be your Grandmother. It was a gift to be able to spend so many fun times with you on Windhorse at the Berkeley Marina, summertime on Klamath Lake, visits to Colorado & family.

—Steph Carpenter

Dearest Laurel, I am sooooo proud to be your Grandma B. You have grown into a sweet, intelligent and motivated young lady. It's not are you ready for college because you definitely are, but is Peabody ready for YOU and your saxophone??? Wishing you every happiness and success.

—Beverly Carlson

Tali, Congratulations! We are so excited for you to start your next chapter in life. We know that you are going to do amazing things. We love you and can't wait to see you in Chicago!

—Josh, Alisha, Maya & Julia

We are so proud of you, we love you and we wish the best for you next journey. Congratulations.. You did it !!

—with love your mom and dad.

Congratulations Class of 2021. Give it your best and good things will happen. You can do it.

—Jeff Jue, Coach BHS 10S

Congratulations Maya! We are so proud of the work you have put in these last four years. We love you so much and can't wait to see what you do in this next chapter!

—Mom, Dad and Josie

Dear Mady, Congratulations! It's so bonkers to me that you've just graduated, I still vividly remember you being dropped off in your carseat so I could babysit. It's cliche but true! Time has flown. I can't wait to see what you accomplish, and I'm so excited for this next adventure for you. You're kind and creative. The world is yours.

—Ashley Kardel St. Germain

Giacomo, you're a bright light in this world. Your creative mind and can-do attitude will take you far. We're very proud of you! Go get 'em, kid!

—Mamae and Papai

Laurel Fink, May your ambouchure stay strong, And may all your riffs be sweet and long. Congratulations to you and the BHS Class of 2021! Love Grandpa and Meem

—Maritta Fink

Dear grads, The fact that you’ve made it through high school under such difficult circumstances speaks to your amazing resilience. After this, you can do whatever life throws at you next! We’re so proud of Julien, and send you all warm wishes.

—Silvia and Pascal

Congratulations Charlotte! I am so proud of you and look forward to all you will achieve in the future. With much love, Grandma xxx

—Charlotte Mathews

🎓Congratulations Maya! I know Ellen, Charlie and Josie are so proud of you, and so am I! I know you’ve worked really 📚hard for this day, and am excited for all the new adventures in front of you! All the best on your journey!❤️👏👏👏


Enzo, You did it!! We are so proud of you. It has been the blessing of our life to watch you grow into a strong, compassionate, curious young man. We have come so far and experienced so many special moments already. Can’t wait to see the places you go and the successes you have in life. Remember that dad and I are always your ride or die!

—Love Mom & Dad

Congratulations Ella Troutman. You are a smart, kind and strong human. We feel so lucky to have you in our lives. We love you so much!

—Rikki, Vanessa, Ruby & Kai

Hey Gabriela, Our entire family is so proud of your academic, athletic, and social accomplishments that you have made over the past 4 years at BHS. We look forward to seeing you continuing to grow and enjoy life. Love, Papa and Mama

—Robert Cruikshank

Luca, you are my hero. You managed to nail the dismount on this, your final year of high school, in spite of the dumpster fire that it was. I'm so impressed with your perseverance, grace, and self-awareness. I want to be you when I grow up.


Congratulations Charlotte Mathews, Berkeley High class of 2021! You rock! Onward and upward!

—With love from Mom, Dad and Drake

Talk So exciting. A new adventure awaits you at IIT. Just be prepared for Chicago weather!! Always changing. We’re always awed by you! You are smart, creative and super fun! Tats and Pops and Ozzyman❤️

—Tats and Pops

Querido Máximo deseo que termines excelentemente bien está linda etapa y arranques con todo otra un tanto diferente pero con todas las pilas. SOS un gran muchacho y se que será así ... Eres de buena madera de una gran y linda familia allá ... Acá. Tus raíces seguran forjando otros caminos y se que llegarás más lejos aún. Mis felicitaciones.

—Judith Acosta (Amiga -Familia)

Dear Arev, You are this family's rising, shining sun and we are proud of how hard you work and the passion with which you approach life, love, school, family, and service. From the moment I left C336 to go see you be born to our last hugs on C3 this year, it's been an honor to be on this journey w/you. Tati loves you (ok & so do Sevan & Susi!)

—Tati, Susi, & Sevan

Congratulations Char-Bar! We are so proud of you, and look forward to many great things in your future. We are always behind you and love you very much! Class of 2021 is a tenacious bunch, you can do anything! Love Aunt Vanessa, Uncle Scott, Justin and Chelsea xoxo

—Vanessa Camp

Dear Isabella, Congratulations! We have your back, We love you,

—Mom, dad and Eric

TWO OPERATING SYSTEMS ARE BETTER THAN ONE. Maximo: lograste adaptarte a una cultura diferente, y graduarte. Ya tenés dos sistemas operativos encima cuando el resto sólo tiene uno. De acá en adelante las cosas solo pueden mejorar. Mucho éxito en lo que venga y lo que te propongas. Cualquier cosa sabés dónde encontrarme. (en Twitter donde más) -F


Giacomo, Congratulations! You made it.👏🎓So happy for you as you move on to new adventures. 🌊🌏🌈

—❤️Love, “Auntie” Susie

Dear Mattias--You did it! Congratulations on all of you have achieved. Keep thinking, keep writing, keep dreaming.

—Mom, Dad, and Butsi

Muchos exitos en esta nueva etapa de tu vida. Felicidades Cory y Hugo

—Cory y Hugo

Immense congratulations Isabella, Spetch to some, here you are in a special moment of your life - I am incredibly proud of you, what a gift you are and what tremendous gifts await you. You have everything you need. Thank you for your strength, clarity, vision and deep generosity and oh yes, humor. With deep admiration and big excitement


Congratulations, Alex! We are so proud of you. We look forward to hearing about all of your new adventures at UM!

—Love, Aunt Nummy, Uncle E, Lucas & Lilly

Congratulations, Alex! You rule. Love, Uncle Buck, Louisa and Alexa


Dear max! Acá Tomas Chinchilla, te mando un fuerte abrazo y felicitaciones. Aún recuerdo jugar Halo en la Xbox 360, saludos grandes!!

—Tomás chinchilla.

Skylar, I'm so very proud of you! You have accomplished a great milestone, in spite of the circumstances. Senior year from the four walls of your bedroom and you took it all in stride. You worked hard and continued to show up for yourself every single day. I'm excited for your next chapter in life. You are a star. The world is yours baby girl!

—Love Mom

Trever Rubino "The 77", your Mom and I are so proud of you! You have become an outstanding young man and you are truly talented. Keep up the great work. Follow your dreams and heart. Remember Relentless Forward Progress! Class of 2021 you have earned this moment! Pandemic Proof!!!

—Love Mom, Dad, Curly and Jordan

Maximo, sos un orgullo para tus papas y tus abuelos. Contentos de saber de tus logros y te deseamos todo lo mejor para la nueva etapa. Sabemos que sos capaz y esta nueva no es mas que otro desafio a sortear.Una pena no poder festejar con vos. Te queremos muchisimo

—Graciela y Oscar Bassi

Congratulations on your well deserved success and best wishes for your next adventure! Pearl Brown and Family

—Pearl Brown and Family

Dear Máximo Bassi, I can't believe you're already graduating from your high school, how time goes by. First of all, I congratulate you on this achievement and I wish you the best of success and luck in this new stage that you are beginning, that you are very happy and congratulations also to your parents who always accompanied you. greetings, Flor

—maria f nogueira

To our smart ,funny ,beautiful daughter Ana , I know this year was not what you expected, but you made the best of it . Now you are graduating and going off to college , and starting a whole new chapter of your life . Study hard and have fun and remember we’re here for support whenever you need it.We are very proud of you ! Si Se Puede!

—Love Mom & Dad

Congratulations Tali! What a challenging year to navigate, but you did it with grace, stamina, and perseverance. We are so proud of you and are excited for your next adventures in the world. We love you.

—Mom, Deb, Itai, and Butter

Querido Máximo!! Enorme alegría al enterarnos de un final escolar, tan linda esa etapa de la vida.Te deseamos lo mejor en esta nueva etapa, que seguramente vas a comenzar con la misma alegría y lo más importante con vocación !!! Es increíble como paso el tiempo,ya, un hombre!!! Te queremos un montón toda la flia Retamozo,Ferrari ❤️❤️❤️❤️

— Pinamar 3 de junio 2021 Argentina