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Upper school vocal ensembles celebrate nature in eco-music choral concert

Upper school vocal ensembles celebrate nature in eco-music choral concert

by Alysa Su, Reporter

May 2, 2019


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Colorful lights illuminate the wide stage as a flood of students briskly step to their places on the multi-leveled risers. With a precise flick of her hand, Susan Nace, upper school vocal teacher and director of Camerata, Cantilena and co-director of Bel Canto, begins to conduct “Turn the World Around”,...

Downbeat’s journey to the International Championship of High School A cappella

Downbeat’s journey to the International Championship of High School A cappella

by Nicole Tian and Emily Tan

February 27, 2019


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“[Downbeat does] so many different things, and we don't fit a music education niche, if you will, outside of Harker—we're our own thing,” vocal teacher Jennifer Sandusky said. “This [a cappella competition] was what I felt like would be a really great opportunity for our students based on size...

School meeting recap 12/3/18

School meeting recap 12/3/18

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

December 9, 2018


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As students scuffled through the bleachers to find their seats at the 2nd to last school meeting before Winter Break, Matthew Hajjar (12) opened with a stentorian chant as Adhya Hoskote (11) and Grace Hajjar (11) took the mic and went over the Eagle Update. Arthur Jakobsson (10) talked about the end...

Lights and action for the holiday season

Lights and action for the holiday season

by Varsha Rammohan, Copy Editor

November 22, 2018


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As warm jackets and boots become a common sight around the upper school campus, the holiday season makes its appearance, starting off with the annual Santana Row tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 13, which featured several of Harker’s performing arts groups. Upper school performing arts groups Downbeat,...

Harker’s 125th: The picnic in photos

Harker’s 125th: The picnic in photos

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Michael Eng

October 10, 2018


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The 68th annual Family and Alumni Picnic, which was held at the middle school on Oct. 7, featured performances by students from all campuses as well as games and arcade booths for entertainment. While some were a part of the dance and singing groups that performed, other high-schoolers volunteered at...

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