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The student news site of The Harker School.

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Committed senior athletes pose for a picture at signing day, wearing their respective college apparel. They took photos with family, friends and audience members after the ceremony.

Student athletes sign off to future in ceremony

by Emma Milner, Co-Sports Editor May 3, 2023

Nine seniors were honored by the upper school athletic department during the college signing ceremony in the Zhang Gymnasium at 12:45 p.m. on April 25.  Upper School Athletic Director Dan Molin started...

“Staying in the moment, whether that be at practice or in game, and not worrying about what other people think — it helps. Thats one facet of my life that’s going to stay,” Abhi Namala (12) said.

Humans of Harker: The power of presence

by Kairui Sun, Reporter February 21, 2023

Three seconds. Abhi Namala (12) takes a couple of dribbles. Two seconds. He shoots. One second. The ball rattles off the rim as Abhi falls, but the referee’s whistle sounds for a foul. Without...

KJ Williams (12) points while playing with the varsity boys basketball team on Dec. 16. The team defeated Design Tech High School at home, with a score of 63-47.

Varsity boys basketball dominates Design Tech 63-47

by Emma Gao, Vika Gautham, and Olivia Xu December 30, 2022

The varsity boys basketball team defeated Design Tech High School 63-47 at home on Dec. 16.  The game started with Harker winning the tip-off, and they established a 16-10 lead by the end of the first...

Anya Chauhan (11) races to gain possession of the ball. The varsity girls soccer teams overall record stands at 2-0.

Weekly sports previews: Dec. 5 to Dec.9

by Emma Milner, Kevin Zhang, Gabe Sachse, and Hima Thota December 5, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of winter sports games and updates on how each team is performing below! Girls basketball The varsity girls basketball team started...

Bowen Xia dribbles through Aptos High School defenders at the varsity boys basketball teams scrimmage on Nov. 19. Point guard Bowen Xia (10) made multiple two pointers in the second quarter.

Varsity boys basketball wins two quarters in season’s second scrimmage

by Isabella Lo and Katerina Matta November 26, 2022

Boys varsity basketball won two out of four quarters against Aptos High School at home on Nov. 19.  Aptos started strong in the first quarter, scoring the first six points and ending the quarter up...

Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT), led by president Sawyer Lai (12) and vice president Paulina Gicqueau (12), entered to the song Classic by MKTO.  Mondays school meeting included announcements by HSLT, TedX, Dance Club and other organizations.

School meeting recap 8/29/22: Student Diversity Leadership Conference, math competitions and spirit kickoff

by Ella Yee, Co-News Editor August 31, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) president Kris Estrada (12) opened the second school meeting of the year in the Zhang Athletic Center on Monday. Performing Arts Production Manager Brian Larsen reminded...

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