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Harker celebrates 125th anniversary

Harker celebrates 125th anniversary

by Sara Yen, Gloria Zhang, and Anna Vazhaeparambil

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Winged Post

Harker students, faculty, alumni and parents attended the various events and festivities that were organized during Harker’s 125th Weekend on Oct. 6 to 7 and the week before. All four grade levels in the high school participated in the homecoming rally on Oct. 5 to compete for spirit points on Davis...

So you want to be a performance artist?

So you want to be a performance artist?

by Helen Yang and Erica Cai

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, So you want to be a..., Winged Post

The horseshoe-shaped wooden desk, neatly placed candlestick phone and crisp suits in the office create a sharp contrast with the disorderly group of office employees, who lounge across the tables, chug beers and rapidly discuss legal documents—even through a screen, the short video clip of Elevato...

Can’t find the perfect Halloween costume in time? Make your own using these creative ideas!

Can’t find the perfect Halloween costume in time? Make your own using these creative ideas!

by Jay Thilking and Anjay Saklecha

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

Sometimes Halloween seems to creep up on us. Before you know it, it will be just a few days away, and you still have not bought a Halloween costume to wear! Sure, you could try taking a trip to the store or hoping that your shipment arrives in time, but why not try making your own simple and fun cos...

Staying Healthy with Saloni: The ups and downs of stress

Staying Healthy with Saloni: The ups and downs of stress

by Saloni Shah, Assistant Humans of Harker editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

Dear Eagles, I look around my family room, and everyone seems stressed. My dad recently received a promotion at work, yet he seems more stressed. My mom is stressed because her dad - my grandfather in Mumbai, India is not well, and his health has taken a bad turn. And I am a high school sophomore ...

Movement for better men takes hold

Movement for better men takes hold

by Irina Malyugina, Arya Maheshwari, and Nicole Tian

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Winged Post

Haris Hosseini (12) was fourteen years old when his grandmother passed away. He wept at her funeral, lost in his grief. His mourning was interrupted when another attendee approached him and said, "Do you really want to think [your grandmother] wants to see her grown grandson cry?" The comment left...

Meet Your Teacher: Computer science teacher embraces the culture of Indian dance

Meet Your Teacher: Computer science teacher embraces the culture of Indian dance

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Catherine Feng

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Winged Post

Cheers erupt from the crowd at the NrityaGuru Annual Show as the curtains slowly open, revealing 11 dancers clad in brightly colored salwar kameezes, which are traditional Indian garments that consist of a loose pair of trousers and a long tunic, and adorned with glittering jewelry and swinging flower...

With rainbows and red, GSA celebrates National Coming Out Day

With rainbows and red, GSA celebrates National Coming Out Day

by Nina Gee and Emily Tan

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

The applause is deafening. It lasts two, three, five, ten seconds longer than any announcement made that day. Within the sea of red lining the bleachers, students with rainbows streaked across their faces lead the applause, and Raphael Sanche (12), after delivering a heartfelt speech on his gender identity...

Harker’s 125th: The picnic in photos

Harker’s 125th: The picnic in photos

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Michael Eng

October 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive, Photos

The 68th annual Family and Alumni Picnic, which was held at the middle school on Oct. 7, featured performances by students from all campuses as well as games and arcade booths for entertainment. While some were a part of the dance and singing groups that performed, other high-schoolers volunteered at...

Harker community celebrates life of Diana Nichols

Harker community celebrates life of Diana Nichols

by Nicole Chen, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Online Exclusive

Harker students, faculty, alumni and family of Diana Nichols, former chair of the board of trustees and school leader, came together today to celebrate Nichols's life in a memorial held in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center. Nichols died on Sept. 2 in her home in Carmel due to pancreatic cancer. ...

Homecoming 2018: Spirit rally in pictures

Homecoming 2018: Spirit rally in pictures

by Irina Malyugina, Kathy Fang, and Nicole Chen

October 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Upper school students and faculty celebrated homecoming with the annual spirit rally last Friday, during which student and faculty members of each class participated in a variety of spirit events, ranging from skits to relay races, to earn spirit points for their respective classes. The rally opened...

Alternate Sports: The unconventional aspect of non-traditional sports doesn’t make them any less valuable

Alternate Sports: The unconventional aspect of non-traditional sports doesn’t make them any less valuable

by Saloni Shah, Columnist and Assistant Humans of Harker Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive, Sports

Sweat dripping in a constant stream down their exhausted faces and feet pounding across the lush, green field in an attempt to catch the flying disc, a group of teenage boys and girls laugh while playing Ultimate, also known as Ultimate frisbee, at the Heritage Oaks Park in Los Altos. The teens bask...

Your how-to guide to high school

Your how-to guide to high school

by Gloria Zhang and Sara Yen

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Freshmen: Whether you’re a lifer or new to Harker, you are still experiencing a fresh start at a new campus and transitioning into high school. Although the cafeteria lines seem endless and the classes long, you’ll adjust to the upper school within the first few weeks and know the way around campu...

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