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United Against Animal Cruelty holds club week

United Against Animal Cruelty holds club week

by Aditya Singhvi, Reporter

January 19, 2018


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United Against Animal Cruelty held their club week this week, selling Teaspoon and various baked goods outside Manzanita during office hours, lunches and after school to raise money to combat animal cruelty.  All proceeds from sales will go toward Compassion in World Farming, an international org...

School meeting recap 1/17

School meeting recap 1/17

by Anvi Banga, Aquila Asst. News Editor

January 17, 2018


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The next Shah Salon will take place on Jan. 24 in various history teachers’ rooms from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Professor Jay Bhattacharya of Stanford University spoke about the economics of biomedical innovation today during long lunch in Nichols Auditorium. The next Girls & Sex talk is during long...

Harker Horizon holds club week

Harker Horizon holds club week

by Sahana Srinivasan, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018


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Harker Horizon, the upper school’s student-run research journal, sold baked goods during lunch and after school for their club week to fundraise for publishing costs and inDesign licenses. Set up outside Manzanita or in the cafeteria based on weather, they sold donuts, popcorn chicken and homemade brown...

International children’s rights advocate screens documentary at school assembly

International children’s rights advocate screens documentary at school assembly

by Vijay Bharadwaj and Tiffany Wong

January 10, 2018


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Upper school students and faculty attended a screening of international children’s rights advocate Tom Nazario’s 2017 documentary “Living on a Dollar a Day” at today’s school assembly after sixth period. Interact president Serena Lu (12) opened the event by introducing Nazario, the founder and presid...

Student directors present annual Student Directed Showcase

Student directors present annual Student Directed Showcase

by Sahana Srinivasan, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2018


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Seniors Anika Banga, Haley Keller, Sameep Mangat and Jessica Skinner presented their shows in the annual Student Directed Showcase (SDS) yesterday and today at the Blackford theater. “[It was] the craziest but most rewarding experience of my entire life, and also [I liked the] power because I g...

School meeting recap 1/4

School meeting recap 1/4

by Anvi Banga, Aquila Asst. News Editor

January 4, 2018


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Academic Dean Evan Barth spoke about course selection for next year. The course selection information night for parents will be held at the middle school MPR at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 18. Course selection forms are due on Jan. 23 and can be turned in at the Main front desk, the Dobbins front desk or direc...

Signups for annual variety show HOSCARS open

Signups for annual variety show HOSCARS open

by Meena Gudapati, Aquila Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2018


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HOSCARS audition sign ups opened on today and will continue until Jan. 29. The talent show, which did not take place last year due to construction on campus, will occur on Mar. 23 in the new performing arts center. Auditions are open to any type of act. Approximately 10 performers will be selected ...

Students perform in annual holiday concert

Students perform in annual holiday concert

by Nina Gee, Reporter

December 8, 2017


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Upper, middle and lower school performing arts groups toured the three campuses today for their annual Holiday Concert, also known as Big Assembly Day (BAD). The show began with performances from the orchestra of each campus being performed at and included numbers from Bucknall choir and Dance Fusion...

Red Cross Club and Harker UNICEF hold joint club week

Red Cross Club and Harker UNICEF hold joint club week

by Zoe Sanders, Reporter

December 8, 2017


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Red Cross Club and Harker UNICEF promoted different causes by organizing fundraisers throughout their joint club week this week. Red Cross Club collaborated with the American Red Cross organization to host a blood drive for students and staff over the age of 16 on Monday. In total, 35 participants each...

School meeting recap 12/4

School meeting recap 12/4

by Anvi Banga, Aquila Asst. News Editor

December 4, 2017


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Computer science department chair Dr. Eric Nelson announced the AP CS A screening exam on Jan. 4. This exam is for students who have not taken either Programming or Advanced Programming at Harker and wish to take AP CS A next fall. To register for the exam, send an email to [email protected] with the su...

Upper school students attend diversity, social justice and equity issues conference in Anaheim

Upper school students attend diversity, social justice and equity issues conference in Anaheim

by Prameela Kottapalli, Winged Post Features Editor

December 4, 2017


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Six students from the upper school attended the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) in Anaheim, California from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2. The conference centered around the theme “Voices for Equity and Justice Now and in Every Generation” ...

Student council-run snack bar provides breakfast items for students

Student council-run snack bar provides breakfast items for students

by Anjay Saklecha, Winged Post Copy Editor

December 1, 2017


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Student council’s snack bar officially opened on Nov. 13 to all students during morning office hours, selling a large variety of treats and refreshments including Belgian waffles, Cup Noodles, Pop-Tarts and other popular snacks. This marks the first year that a snack bar has been staffed by student coun...

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