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Girls soccer dominates Independence High in 5-0 victory

Girls soccer dominates Independence High in 5-0 victory

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Photos, Sports, Winter Sports

Varsity girls soccer, playing at home, blew out the Independence High 76ers 5-0 to mark their first victory of the season on Nov. 29. This was their second game of the season, after a 1-1 deadlock against the King's Academy Knights on Nov. 27. The team plays against the San Mateo High Bearcats on Tuesday,...

Varsity, junior varsity boys soccer teams fall to South San Francisco High

Varsity, junior varsity boys soccer teams fall to South San Francisco High

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Facebook Briefs, Photos, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The varsity boys soccer team fell 4-2 to the South San Francisco Warriors playing in the light rain on Davis Field on Wednesday, Nov. 28. They play at Saratoga High next Wednesday, Dec. 5. The junior varsity Eagles did not have much luck against the Warriors either, losing 7-1. They also visit the...

DECA and Spirit Council host Hoops and Scoops

DECA and Spirit Council host Hoops and Scoops

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive, Sports

DECA and the Spirit Council held a fundraiser inside the Athletic Center during lunch yesterday. Named Hoops and Scoops after the basketball knockout game and the ice cream sandwiches served, this event raised money toward the Muscular Dystrophy Association....

Parents, students and teachers meet for first semester conferences

Parents, students and teachers meet for first semester conferences

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

Students and parents met with teachers today in the first day of conferences, which will continue tomorrow. Due to unhealthy air quality conditions, students and parents were advised to stay indoors as much as possible, with some conferences moved to alternate locations in order to minimize outdoor exposure....

Some parent-student-teacher conferences to be relocated due to air quality

Some parent-student-teacher conferences to be relocated due to air quality

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

Due to the unhealthy air quality in San Jose, which is currently recorded at an index of 159, some teachers will be moving their parent-student-teacher conferences tomorrow and on Tuesday to alternate locations in order to minimize exposure to dangerous particulate matter outdoors. Students with teachers...

Green Team hosts screening of environmental documentary

Green Team hosts screening of environmental documentary

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, STEM

The Green Team hosted a screening of the first part of the documentary, Tomorrow, on Nov. 14 in Diane Moss’ classroom to offer a unique outlook on the environmental issues that affect the planet and the feasible solutions people can implement as a response. "It is very different compared to other...

School will not be cancelled while unhealthy air quality, Camp Fire persist

School will not be cancelled while unhealthy air quality, Camp Fire persist

by Ryan Guan and Kathy Fang

November 16, 2018


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Updated: 12:52 p.m. Nov. 16, 2018 School will not be cancelled Friday despite unhealthy air conditions across the Santa Clara County school district, which includes Harker, according to an email sent this afternoon by the Office of Communications at the upper school. School activities, especial...

Bay Area air quality on alert due to smoke from Camp Fire

Bay Area air quality on alert due to smoke from Camp Fire

by Ryan Guan, Kathy Fang, and Nicole Chen

November 9, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

The smell of smoke permeated the upper school today as air from the Camp Fire in Butte County, north of Sacramento, blew south toward the campus. As a result of the smoke, sports practices for boys and girls soccer, wrestling, JV boys basketball, tennis, cross country and after school workouts are canc...

Upper, middle, lower school choirs gather for first United Voices workshop

Upper, middle, lower school choirs gather for first United Voices workshop

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

November 5, 2018


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Vocal music student performers from fourth to twelfth grade gathered on Saturday for the United Voices, which was held this year in the form of a workshop. The workshop featured community building activities such as a folk dance group lesson as well as sectional rehearsals, and students also participated...

Orchestra performs music to screening of “The Haunted House” in first open rehearsal

Orchestra performs music to screening of “The Haunted House” in first open rehearsal

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

The orchestra, directed by Dr. Dave Hart, performed live music accompanying a screening of the movie "The Haunted House" in the auxiliary gym during lunch on Friday.

Varsity girls volleyball loses CCS finals, still qualifies for NorCals

Varsity girls volleyball loses CCS finals, still qualifies for NorCals

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports

The Eagles lost a five set match to Notre Dame-Belmont 17-25, 25-21, 25-17, 22-25, 14-16 in the varsity girls volleyball CCS Division IV finals. Despite the loss, the Eagles still qualify for the NorCal tournament, to be held next week.

Varsity girls volleyball advances to CCS finals, winning semifinals in three sets

Varsity girls volleyball advances to CCS finals, winning semifinals in three sets

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls volleyball team moves forward to CCS finals after winning their semifinals match against Santa Cruz High School in three sets at Menlo-Atherton High School this afternoon. The game began at 5:30 p.m., with the girls defeating Santa Cruz players 25-15 in the first set, 25-19 in the...

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