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Girls Programming League held virtually for the first time

Girls Programming League (GPL) team officers and participants meet in a Zoom room for the awards ceremony. This year, the GPL event was held virtually due to concerns about COVID-19.
September 25, 2020

Zoom breakout room “Byte the Dust” is filled with three middle school girls. They excitedly discuss the potential algorithms that can solve one of the problems, before one of them begins sharing her...

Upper school hosts annual Harker Programming Invitational with extra precautions due to coronavirus concerns

A hand sanitizer station stands at the registration table for the Harker Programming Invitational. Extra hygienic precautions were taken this year due to concerns over the coronavirus.
March 8, 2020

Three students huddle around a table in the Nichols atrium, speaking in hushed voices together as their eyes focus on the problem set in front of them. One picks up a pencil and begins drawing out a list...

Girls Programming League teams with Harker Programming Club to host inaugural Challenge

A team of students discusses one of the algorithmic programs from the contest. The Girls Programming League Challenge was hosted by the eponymous organization on Sept. 8.
September 19, 2018

Ukiah High School senior Miranda Ung woke up at five in the morning on Sept. 8, joining five of her schoolmates and their chaperones on a two-and-a-half hour bus ride to the Harker School. With few opportunities...

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