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Athletic recruiting in the time of COVID-19

A pair of long-distance running shoes lies on an empty track. The cancellation of interscholastic spring sports has drastically changed the recruiting scene for athletes looking to play in college — especially juniors.

by Vishnu Kannan, Winged Post Sports Editor

May 4, 2020

While stuck at home during quarantine, Harker student-athletes have found creative ways to continue practicing their sports from home. For track and cross-country athlete Anna Weirich (11), this means supplementing her daily runs with biking as a form of cross-training. For junior baseball captain Nic...

LIFE, Eagle Buddy events build healthy lifestyle, community for students

Maddie Hansen (10) converses with her Eagle Buddy over a lunch of burgers and chips on the Bucknall field. The class of 2022 traveled to the Bucknall campus to meet their Eagle Buddies for the first time yesterday.

by Kathy Fang and Irene Yuan

October 22, 2019

Upper school students engaged in a variety of LIFE and Eagle Buddies activities yesterday, kicking off this year's LIFE and Eagle Buddies program. Freshmen participated in a course planning activity with Academic Dean Kelly Horan, sophomores and seniors spent quality time with their Eagle Buddies and...

Sophomores and juniors enjoy ropes course, rafting to start the new year

High up in the treetops, a member of the class of 2021 grips a rope for support during the sophomores’ ropes course trip in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Aug. 23. The classes of 2020 and 2021 participated in off-campus trips on Aug. 23.

by Kathy Fang and Ryan Guan

August 31, 2018

Juniors whitewater raft The class of 2020 traveled to OARS American River Output in Coloma, California, for the annual junior class rafting trip on Aug. 23. Students split into groups of six to eight and cruised down the American River, paddling through class one, two and three whitewater rapids. Each ...

Matriculation welcomes class of 2022

Freshman adviser Yumiko Aridomi and members of the class of 2022 recite the matriculation oath at the matriculation ceremony in the upper school’s quad on Aug. 24.

by Eric Fang and Arushi Saxena

August 31, 2018

The 2018-19 school year’s annual matriculation ceremony welcomed incoming freshmen, returning students and faculty with a series of speeches and skits on Aug. 24. After sophomores, juniors, and seniors settled into their seats in the upper school’s quad, the processional of teachers in their gowns took...

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