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Cross country head coach Mia Purnell hands out roses to this years seniors Erica Cai, Ritika Rajamani, Dawson Chen, Kailash Ranganathan, Aidan Lincke and Alex Liou during the senior ceremony.

Cross country team competes in league finals, celebrates Senior Night

by Emma Gao, Reporter November 8, 2021

The cross country team competed in the West Bay Athletics League finals hosted at the Crystal Springs Cross Country Park on Senior Night on Friday. The team celebrated seniors Erica Cai, Dawson Chen, Aidan...

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,...

Jessica Tang (11) speaks during the town hall. At school, were here to learn about ourselves, and I think its most important that we have a safe place for us to learn how to express ourselves, Jessica said.

Upper school community holds town hall meeting to discuss community expectations regarding free dress

by Isha Moorjani, News Editor September 12, 2021

The Associated Student Body (ASB) collaborated with upper school administration to organize a town hall meeting on Wednesday. Students discussed the Community Expectations regarding free dress outlined...

Attendees laugh at upper school Director of Learning, Innovation and Design Diane Main’s joke during a Zoom cook-off held by junior class council, where contestants gave presentations and taste tests of their dishes.

Upper school student council connects community virtually

by Anmol Velagapudi and Arjun Barrett February 23, 2021

The upper school Associated Student Body (ASB) and class councils aim to continue events like Zoomchella, previously known as Quadchella before quarantine, in order to emulate a more realistic school environment...

Quarantined by an unfortunate pandemic, Harker students have turned to new and surprising hobbies to quash their frequent boredom. Among these new hobbies is chess, a well known board game that originated nearly 1500 years ago in India.

Across the virtual board

by Muthu Panchanatham, Co-Sports Editor October 17, 2020

Black and white pieces dance across the digital board at the direction of two unseen players, attacking and defending in complex maneuvers. The junior class watches through Zoom as a white knight jumps...

Upper school English teacher Charles Shuttleworth poses with Desolate Angel, a biography of Jack Kerouac. Shuttleworth, who was chosen as the annual Moses Greeley Parker lecturer, presented his research on American novelist Kerouac in a virtual lecture titled “Kerouac: The Buddhist Years.”

Upper school English teacher delivers lecture for Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival

by Lucy Ge and Sarah Mohammed October 16, 2020

Hands clasped together, leaning on a wooden podium in his classroom, upper school English teacher Charles Shuttleworth, who was chosen as the annual Moses Greeley Parker lecturer, presents his research...

Creativity in the kitchen: students’ and teachers’ quarantine culinary adventures

Creativity in the kitchen: students’ and teachers’ quarantine culinary adventures

by Sarah Mohammed, Assistant Features Editor October 11, 2020

During quarantine, many Harker students and teachers have been baking and cooking more as a way to pass the time, connect with family members, and replace Harker lunches. Here are some of the dishes students...

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