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Town hall discussion explores solutions for racism at Harker

Middle school computer science teacher Sharmila Misra offers her opinion during the town hall last Tuesday. This event took place in light of the racism towards African American students at Harker and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters across the nation.

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor

June 23, 2020

Why are there so few African American and Latinx students at Harker? What should the school do to be more inclusive? Is there a way for the school to be more transparent with consequences for racial incidents on campus?  Over 170 Harker faculty, staff and students from sixth to 12th grade gather...

Harker community holds vigil to discuss racism and current Black Lives Matter protests

Attendees at the virtual Solidarity and Fellowship Vigil used images of candles as their Zoom backgrounds to symbolize their support and solidarity. The hosts provided the photo of the candle in the Zoom chat for participants to download.

by Lucy Ge and Isha Moorjani

June 7, 2020

Over 250 Harker students, faculty, staff and alumni attended the virtual Solidarity and Fellowship Vigil event on Thursday evening to speak about issues of racial inequality and community exclusion in an hour of open discussion. The Harker Diversity Committee organized the vigil in light of the recent ...

Community vigil and town hall meeting regarding protests to take place

In response to the protests in the Bay Area, Harker's administration and Diversity Committee are hosting a virtual community vigil and town hall meeting for students and faculty in the upcoming week.

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor

June 3, 2020

In response to civil unrest breaking out across America and Black Lives Matter (BLM) protestors calling for reform of the police system, Harker administration and the Harker Diversity Committee is hosting a virtual community vigil and town hall meeting for students and faculty to process the current ...

Challenge Day bridges gaps with emphasis on empathy

Teachers line up at the end of the faculty meeting in the morning and practice their favorite dance moves. Whenever a Challenge Day leader shouted

by Nicole Tian and Sarah Mohammed

February 12, 2020

The double doors on the far side of the auxiliary swung open to welcome a stream of students who jumbled their way through a tunnel of dancing faculty members, the upbeat music mixing with laughter and high-fives. Despite the early morning, all the participants of Challenge Day joined in, pumping their fi...

School meeting recap 9/3/19: Self-study APs, Spirit Kickoff and upcoming auditions

Diversity Committee faculty members Dr. Lola Muldrew, Pilar Aguero-Esparza and Tyeshia Brown speak to the upper school community about an upcoming assembly featuring Jay Smooth, a cultural commentator. To introduce Smooth, Diversity Committee played his YouTube video about race at school meeting yesterday.

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2019

The second school meeting of the year kicked off yesterday with an announcement from National Honors Society (NHS) by NHS president Jai Bahri (12). NHS is now taking new applicants and will send an application form later in the week for sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested. Students involved...

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