School meeting recap 2/25/2020: Popeyes, ping pong tournament, and art portfolios


Irina Malyugina

Giovanni Rofa (12), Meona Khetrapal (11), Rohan Varma (11) and Adhya Hoskote (12) deliver the Eagle Update during Tuesday’s school meeting. They reviewed the results from recent games played by the girls basketball, girls soccer, boys basketball and girls basketball.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

Avi Gulati (12) welcomed everyone to the school meeting.

The junior council announced a Popeyes chicken sandwich fundraiser in front of Manzanita during lunch on Tuesday.

Giovanni Rofa (12), Meona Khetrapal (11), Rohan Varma (11) and Adhya Hoskote (12) gave the Eagle Update. The boys soccer team finished off their regular season with a 3-2 win over King’s Academy. Girls soccer ended their season with a 3-0 loss to Mercy Burlingame. Boys basketball suffered a 62-53 loss against King’s Academy. Girls basketball team ended their season with a 48-35 loss against Castilleja. 

Harker spirit announced a ping pong tournament for class spirit points. The first round will take place next Monday.

Upper school campus librarian Meredith Cranston announced Recreate Reading. Students can peruse the list of available books at All rising tenth, eleventh and twelfth graders will receive an email to sign up after advisory next Wednesday.

Next week is the club week for both Youth Activism Club and FEM Club. They will be selling boba, mochi cakes, mango peach tea, brownies and other baked goods. Next Wednesday, the two clubs will be holding a youth and politics workshop. Next Friday, the clubs will be holding a documentary screening of “Knock Down the House.”

This week is the club week for Quizbowl, and they will be selling Bundt cakes and other baked goods. 

Spanish National Honor Society announced their Spanish cultural night on March 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the auxiliary gym. All current or former Spanish students are welcome to attend. Admission is free.

The AP art exhibition will be taking place today during long lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the Nichols atrium. This exhibition marks the mid-way point in the development of AP art portfolios. There will be around 120 art pieces on display. 

Avi concluded the school meeting by announcing a low of 48 degrees and a high of 72 degrees Fahrenheit.