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GSA hosts annual club week

GSA hosts annual club week

by Devanshi Mehta, TALON Co-Business Manager
March 24
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Harker Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) held its club week this week, selling blueberry coffee cake and boba during office hours and after school. All profits were donated to Outlet, an LGBTQ youth support group. The club works to provide support for the school’s LGBTQ community and their allies, or p...

ReCreate Reading registration opens this week

ReCreate Reading registration opens this week

by Gloria Guo, TALON Academics Editor
March 24
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Students picked their ReCreate Reading books from a vast selection of 69 titles this week. They will read and discuss their selection with peers after returning from the summer vacation. Upper school teachers join in on the summer reading experience as well, hosting a novel of their choice and leadin...

School meeting recap 3/22

School meeting recap 3/22

by Rashmi Iyer, Reporter
March 22
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Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) has its club week this week and will be selling coffee cake and pearl milk tea throughout the week. GSA meets in Abel Olivas’ room on B-days during long lunch, and students can email [email protected] to join. Harker students now have a new opportunity to log...

Candidates for ASB deliver speeches at school meeting

Candidates for ASB deliver speeches at school meeting

by Rashmi Iyer, Reporter
March 20
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Juniors, sophomores and freshmen listened to Academic Student Body (ASB) candidates’ speeches today during school meeting in the gym. ASB serves as an intermediary council between class councils and the administration and represents the student body as a whole. While two students, Darren Gu (11) and Neil ...

Upper and middle school jazz groups perform at An Evening of Jazz

Upper and middle school jazz groups perform at An Evening of Jazz

by Gloria Zhang, Reporter
March 18
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Jazz groups from both the Upper School and the Middle School performed in An Evening of Jazz yesterday at the Blackford Theater at 6 p.m. The event featured the Upper School’s lab and jazz bands, directed by upper school instrumental teachers David Hart and Christopher Florio, respectively, and two midd...

United Voices concert features vocal groups from three campuses

United Voices concert features vocal groups from three campuses

by Sharon Yan, TALON Co-Student Life Editor
March 16
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Vocal groups from the Lower, Middle and Upper School performed in the United Voices concert today at the Mexican Heritage Theater from 7 to 8:15 p.m. The concert featured performances from the upper school vocal groups Cantilena, Downbeat, Camerata and Bel Canto as well as the middle school groups V...

Green Team holds forum to discuss Meatless Mondays

Green Team holds forum to discuss Meatless Mondays

by Ashley Jiang, Winged Post Photo Editor
March 15
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Students and faculty attended the Green Team's Meatless Monday forum yesterday during long lunch at 12:45 p.m. in Ms. Moss’s room. In response to the one-day trial of a Meatless Monday in January, the forum served as a chance for students and faculty to voice their opinions and have any questions or c...

Latin students take annual National Latin Exam

Latin students take annual National Latin Exam

by Tiffany Wong, Aquila News Editor
March 14
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Upper school Latin students of all levels took the annual National Latin Exam today during long lunch in the gym. The National Latin Exam, one of the various tests offered to Latin students during the school year, traditionally consists of 40 multiple choice questions covering a variety of topics ...

Freshmen and sophomores attend annual LIFE assemblies

Freshmen and sophomores attend annual LIFE assemblies

by Anya Weaver, Reporter
March 11
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Upper School Director of Learning, Innovation and Design Diane Main and writer D’ Anne Burwell, author of the memoir “Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home,” spoke to the freshman and sophomore classes, respectively, at a series of LIFE assemblies yesterday. Main spoke in the Nichols Atrium about digit...

Spanish National Honor Society hosts annual cultural night

Spanish National Honor Society hosts annual cultural night

by Tiffany Wong, Aquila News Editor
March 10
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Colorful paper streamers, decorative cultural posters and traditional Spanish music transformed the gym this evening for the Spanish National Honor Society’s annual La Noche Cultural. Held every spring, La Noche Cultural invites students to learn more about Spanish culture through sampling Spanish ...

Los Altos Hills Youth Commission hosts annual leadership conference

Los Altos Hills Youth Commission hosts annual leadership conference

by Maya Kumar, Winged Post Features Editor
March 9
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The Los Altos Hills Youth Commission hosted their fifth annual leadership conference on Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Los Altos Hills Town Hall. The event focused around building entrepreneurship skills and providing students with opportunities to network with local and state politicians, learn about different fie...

AP Art History students travel to Asian Art Museum in San Francisco

AP Art History students travel to Asian Art Museum in San Francisco

by Rose Guan and Tiffany Wong
March 8
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AP Art History students visited the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco for a day-long field trip and museum-based art project today. The trip members, chaperoned by History Department chair and AP Art History teacher Donna Gilbert, included Annabella Armstrong (12), Neymika Jain (12), Angela Kim (12),...

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