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Trick or treat: Zombies, princesses, and e-boys, oh my!

Freshmen Allison Zhu and Alexis Nishimura dress as a devil and angel in classic red and white for the costume.

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter

November 1, 2019

As the clock strikes 8 am on a crisp and windy Thursday morning, the perfect Halloween weather, students scramble into class, greeting each other with shouts of laughter as they view each other’s costumes. Like a wild fashion show, each new entrance sporting every homemade or store-bought costume imagina...

Students, faculty celebrate Halloween with creative costumes

Seniors Rohan Cherukuri, Martin Bourdev, Rishi Dange, Arnav Johshi Nikhil Sharma dressed as clowns in matching red suits covered in white polka-dots, flamboyant red wigs, and classic red noses with white face paint. Not only did their costumes receive appreciation and laughter, but the boys themselves learned juggling as well as enjoyed planning for their costumes together.

by Alysa Suleiman

October 31, 2019

This year's Halloween showcased a variegated barrage of unique costumes. Either humorous, traditionally terrifying or a classic; simple, complex, or colorful, costumes reflected the personalities and spirit of the upper school body.  Students and faculty put their creativity to the test and donne...

School meeting recap 11/2/18

Spirit club officers Arjun Kilaru (12) and Zachary Hoffman (12) announce the results of the costume contests from Wednesday. Each winner received prizes as well as spirit points for their class.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

November 2, 2018

Eagle Update presenters announced that the girls volleyball team made the CCS finals, and girls water polo won their league finals and will play their first CCS game tomorrow. Boys water polo and boys cross-country are state academic champions, while girls golf placed second in CCS. The cross-country...

Upper school celebrates Halloween with colorful costumes, spirit contests

Zoey Rosa (11) puts a headband on Ronit Gagneja (11). Students wore Halloween costumes today to celebrate the holiday.

by Nicole Chen, Editor-in-chief

October 31, 2018

The Harker community celebrated Halloween today, dressing in a vibrant array of costumes. Students as well as faculty checked in with spirit club during lunch to compete in various "best costume" contests, the winners of which will receive spirit points for their class.  

Can’t find the perfect Halloween costume in time? Make your own using these creative ideas!

Can’t find the perfect Halloween costume in time? Make your own using these creative ideas!

by Jay Thilking and Anjay Saklecha

October 17, 2018

Sometimes Halloween seems to creep up on us. Before you know it, it will be just a few days away, and you still have not bought a Halloween costume to wear! Sure, you could try taking a trip to the store or hoping that your shipment arrives in time, but why not try making your own simple and fun cos...

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