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Sutherland Springs massacre of 26 horrifies rural Texas community

Sutherland Springs massacre of 26 horrifies rural Texas community

by Kathy Fang, Kaitlin Hsu, and Tiffany Wong

November 16, 2017No Comments

A gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas during the facility's weekly song and prayer service, killing at least 26 and wounding at least 20 on Nov. 5. The shooting victims range in age from 5 to 72 years old. The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the gunman as Devin Patrick Kelley, a 26-year-old white male who previously served on the United States Air Force before...

Women’s health discussions held

Women’s health discussions held

November 16, 2017

Psychology teacher Kelly Horan and biology teacher Dr. Kate Schafer led the second iteration of the women's...

Spirit and DECA host dodgeball finals

Spirit and DECA host dodgeball finals

November 16, 2017

Members of the senior and junior classes will compete in the first upper school dodgeball finals in three...

Cast of fall play performs annual show to fundraise for recent natural disasters

Cast of fall play performs annual show to fundraise for recent natural disasters

November 16, 2017

The cast of the fall play performed Shakespeare's play “The Comedy of Errors” from Oct. 26 throu...

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So you want to be a ballroom dancer?

So you want to be a ballroom dancer?

by Farah Hosseini, Reporter

November 16, 2017 • Comments closed

While training in California, professional ballroom dancer Andrea Faraci found himself in need of a dance partner and finally got a response after reaching out to his teachers back in Italy. The wife of one of his coaches came into contact with Iveta Faraci, who lived in Lithuania at the time and was also searching for a partner. “We decided to do a tryout, and we did that at Blackpool in England,” Andrea said. ...

Annual “Turkey Trot” promotes spirit of giving

Annual “Turkey Trot” promotes spirit of giving

November 16, 2017

Dressed in iconic Turkey Trot shirts, a mass of runners crowd the starting line, rub their palms together and prepare to r...

English teacher flaunts colorful, unique style

English teacher flaunts colorful, unique style

November 16, 2017

With his color-coordinated dress shirts, endless drawer of patterned socks and rainbow of Apple Watch wristbands, English teacher Ohad Paran takes on every day in sty...

Students reflect on gender assembly

Students reflect on gender assembly

November 16, 2017

Harker invited guest speaker Maureen Johnston, a licensed marriage and family therapist with a practice in San Jose, to present...

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Varsity football beats Sonoma Valley in first playoff game

Varsity football beats Sonoma Valley in first playoff game

by Eric Fang, Global Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

Varsity football crushed the Sonoma Valley Dragons 56 - 0 in the team’s first playoff game of the season Saturday night at home. This was the first time Harker has had t...

Varsity football completes undefeated regular season after beating Irvington

Varsity football completes undefeated regular season after beating Irvington

October 29, 2017

Girls volleyball seniors honored in game against Mercy-SF

Girls volleyball seniors honored in game against Mercy-SF

October 25, 2017

Varsity football and cheer team host senior night match against Lindhurst

Varsity football and cheer team host senior night match against Lindhurst

October 23, 2017

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The growing risk of climate refugees

The growing risk of climate refugees

by Srinath Somasundaram, Reporter

November 16, 2017No Comments

Climate change has forced many in disaster prone areas such as Puerto Rico to leave their homes, causing the number of environmental refugees to grow. An increasing numbe...

Math Club prepares to compete in upcoming Princeton University Math Competition

Math Club prepares to compete in upcoming Princeton University Math Competition

November 15, 2017

Senior Swapnil Garg and junior Katherine Tian named Siemens national finalists

Senior Swapnil Garg and junior Katherine Tian named Siemens national finalists

November 13, 2017

Daylight saving time: What, why and when

Daylight saving time: What, why and when

November 8, 2017

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The student news site of The Harker School.
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