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Varsity girls soccer defeats Castilleja 2-0

Varsity girls soccer defeats Castilleja 2-0

by Vishnu Kannan, Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team overpowered the Castilleja Gators 2-0 on Wednesday afternoon on Davis Field. 40 minutes of play marked by both teams playing a strong brand of defense left the score tied at 0 - 0 entering halftime. Coming out of halftime, with 36 minutes to left to play, Megha Salvi (9) scored the...

Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

Boys basketball falters against King’s Academy

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

January 20, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Winter Sports

The varsity boys basketball team fell 42-60 to the King’s Academy Knights on Thursday night in a league matchup at home, bringing their overall record to 7-9 and their league record to 2-4. After being tied 5-5 early in the game, the Knights went on an uninterrupted 13-point run to bring the s...

In memory of Diana Nichols

In memory of Diana Nichols

by Prameela Kottapalli, Nicole Chen, Kathy Fang, Eric Fang, and Gloria Zhang

October 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Winged Post

Diana Nichols, former chair of the board of trustees and school leader, died on Sept. 2 in her home in Carmel due to pancreatic cancer. Family members, faculty, staff and students attended a memorial service on Oct. 6 to commemorate Nichols. Winged Post spoke to upper school staff and faculty members...

Harker celebrates 125th anniversary

Harker celebrates 125th anniversary

by Sara Yen, Gloria Zhang, and Anna Vazhaeparambil

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Winged Post

Harker students, faculty, alumni and parents attended the various events and festivities that were organized during Harker’s 125th Weekend on Oct. 6 to 7 and the week before. All four grade levels in the high school participated in the homecoming rally on Oct. 5 to compete for spirit points on Davis...

Varsity Girls Golf wins against Sacred Heart Prep, maintains streak

Varsity Girls Golf wins against Sacred Heart Prep, maintains streak

by Anthony Xu, TALON Co-Academics Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Golf, Online Exclusive, Sports

The varsity girls golf team won its match 196-261 against Sacred Heart Preparatory at Sharon Heights Country Club last Monday, bringing their overall record to 5-0. The girls were coming off of a 4-0 record and looked to notch another victory against the Gators. Despite not having played on this ...

Upper school hosts Hi5 Youth Fundraiser

Upper school hosts Hi5 Youth Fundraiser

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

September 23, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

An India-based non-profit group hosted a basketball event at Harker last weekend to spread awareness of the organization among local high schoolers. In an effort to broaden their reach to America, the Hi5 Youth Foundation held their first event in the U.S. to gauge local interest in the organizat...

Varsity girls volleyball defeats Westmont in four sets

Varsity girls volleyball defeats Westmont in four sets

by Nina Gee, Staff Illustrator

September 10, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Volleyball

The varsity girls volleyball team defeated Westmont in four sets on Friday, the respective scores being 25-22, 18-25, 25-11 and 25-15. This brings their overall record to 5-3. The Eagles started out strong, going head-to-head with Westmont for the first half of the set, before Westmont began pulling ...

Davis field replaced, football team adapts

Davis field replaced, football team adapts

by Michael Eng and Kushal Shah

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Winged Post

For the past decade, the vast majority of school events, from Homecoming to spirit rallies to fire drills,  have taken place on Davis Field. However, this very well-used field was beginning to near its end: its turf was beginning to wear down and become unattached to the ground, finding its way int...

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

Fall sports train over summer, begin seasons

by Anika Rajamani and Aditya Singhvi

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winged Post

Girls Volleyball Girls volleyball has finished tryouts and is into the season now, with 16 people on the varsity team. Due to a large turnout for tryouts, the coaches decided to create an intramural team, so this year there will be four teams, with freshman, JV, and varsity participating in g am...

Former upper school teacher faces charges for misconduct involving a student

Former upper school teacher faces charges for misconduct involving a student

by Nicole Chen, Kathy Fang, Ryan Guan, Prameela Kottapalli, and Katherine Zhang

August 22, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

A former Harker upper school teacher was arrested in San Jose last Thursday and currently faces criminal charges for inappropriate communication with a minor during school functions and on social media. Schools officials terminated instrumental music teacher, orchestra and jazz band conductor and...

Iyer on Fire

Iyer on Fire

by Rose Guan, Wingspan Senior Staff Writer and Designer

June 11, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Editor's Pick, Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

It’s a cool afternoon in mid-December, the off-season for a cross-country or track runner. Nikitha “Niki” Iyer (‘17) wears a gray hoodie over black track pants, to ward against the cold. She adjusts a USA Track Foundation sweatband, checks her watch as she walks out of her Cupertino house—an...

Therapy dogs visit campus for finals week

Therapy dogs visit campus for finals week

by Rose Guan, Winged Post Copy Editor

June 5, 2017


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Therapy dogs Keko and Kula will visit the upper school campus tomorrow and Wednesday after being in the counseling office all day today. ASB led an initiative to bring the two golden retrievers, licensed therapy dogs owned by head cross-country and track coach Scott Chisam, onto campus. They also cam...

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