School meeting recap–3/14


Alex Wang

Key Club officers Charley Huang (10), Maya Valluru (11) and Makenzie Tomihiro (10) announce their club’s club week. Key Club will be selling pearl milk tea and Pinkberry along with other food during long lunches and after school.

by Alex Wang, Reporter

BeCon will be held this Saturday and will feature two keynote speakers, economist David Friedman, and 18-year-old venture capitalist Tiffany Zhong. The conference will feature workshops and SHarker Tank, where students can pitch their ideas to venture capitalists. Tickets are available online and are being sold in Manzanita during both lunches throughout the week.

Key Club will have its club week this week. The club will sell pearl milk tea today after school, during long lunch on Wednesday, and after school on Friday. It will also sell Pinkberry on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. All proceeds will go towards helping the Pediatric Trauma Program.

Junior Meilan Steimle performed another rhyme about Head of School Christopher Nikoloff’s Happiness Philosophy Seminar, which has been moved to this Wednesday during long lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Main conference room.

DECA members competed in the State Career Development Conference on Mar. 3 through Mar. 6 in San Diego with over 60 other chapters from California. The school as a whole was top four in wins per capita and had 26 top 10 results.

Boys golf defeated Kings Academy and Evergreen Valley High School, and placed second in a four-team match against Palmas High School, Salinas High School and Carmel High School. They play against Menlo-Atherton High School today in Cinnabar Hills.

Boys volleyball had losses last week to Lynbrook High School and Amador Valley High School. They face Mountain View High School tomorrow at 6:45 p.m. at Blackford.

Girls lacrosse won against Newark High School Friday, 13-4. They play Saratoga High School tomorrow at home at 4:30 p.m.

Boys tennis defeated Pinewood High School and Aragon High School last week. They play Priory and Sacred Heart this week.

Softball beat St. Francis High School last week to improve to 4-0 overall. They begin their league season tomorrow when they play against Kings Academy.

Baseball lost to San Mateo High School and Crystal Springs High School. They play Westmoor High School tomorrow at Blackford at 4 p.m.

The track team competed at the King’s Classic and Distance Carnival. They will be running in their first league meet tomorrow at Sacred Heart Preparatory, then heading to the De Anza invitational on Saturday.

United Voices will be held this Thursday at the Mexican Heritage Theater and will feature all Harker choirs from grades four through 12. Tickets are available online.

Sophomore Chris Hailey performed a rap inviting students to attend an Evening of Jazz, which will feature middle school and upper school jazz bands this Friday at 6 p.m. at Blackford. Tickets are eight dollars and are available online or in Manzanita at lunch.

Spirit announced class competitions for this week. Spirit points will be awarded to the class that wears the most green on St. Patrick’s Day. Classes will be able to participate in a scavenger hunt later this week.

Hoscars, the upper school talent show, will be held this Friday, which will be a special schedule.

ASB president Michael Zhao delivered a state of the union speech, describing completed, ongoing and rejected projects by the ASB. The projects involved outreach systems, bell schedule discussions and class meeting cancellations.