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The student news site of The Harker School.

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The student news site of The Harker School.

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Certificate seniors Sujith Pakala, Irene Yuan, Teresa Cai, Malar Bala, Richie Amarillas and Ysabel Chen pose with their certificates after Senior Showcase. Friday’s Senior Showcase and Hammies Ceremony recognized this year’s 17 graduating Certificate students as well as other Conservatory members.

Senior performing arts students conclude year at upper school with final showcases and awards

by Aryana Bharali, Kevin Zhang, and Sally Zhu May 22, 2022

Dancers, actors, instrumentalists, vocalists, tech crew, students from all aspects of the performing arts line up on stage, their smiles bright and wide as the stage lights shine down on them. They hold...

“[In] freshman year, making new connections and meeting new people was not a priority for me. I’ve realized now that if you actually reach out to people and make the effort to get to know them, [the different perspectives] make every activity worth it. It sucks to do things on your own, Anya Warrier (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Meet me on stage

by Katie Wang, Co-Photo Editor November 6, 2021

Studio cameras, Adobe Bridge, Photoshop. A Canon shutter snaps shut in a fragment of a second. GarageBand, PremierPro, iMovie. Evening hours spent combing through edits of film and podcasts. This is the...

Associated Student Body (ASB) Vice President Ayan Nath speaks after he and other members of student council presented a video on cleanliness on campus during lunch. The other day, I was walking by, I heard someone say, Oh, my God, we go to Harker, we cant afford to buy more forks? Theres such a shortage of forks. And thats because youre throwing the forks away.

School meeting recap 9/10/21: 9/11 remembrance, self-study APs and Eagle Update

by Rachel Ning, TALON Organizations Editor September 13, 2021

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Dawson Chen (12) began the school meeting by introducing upper school Academic Dean Kelly Horan.  Horan discussed the importance of communication with teachers,...

Student-produced podcasts like Jock of All Trades and those created by the Harker Podcast Network are becoming increasingly popular forms of entertainment for students during remote learning.

Podcasting from home

by Sabrina Zhu, Assistant STEM Editor November 4, 2020

Four students crouch in the back of the journalism room, their heads close together. A Blue Yeti microphone is barely visible, hidden at the center of their tight huddle. A voice speaks up. “Hey everyone!...

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