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The toiletries aisle at a Safeway store in Saratoga was empty on Nov. 21, as local residents stock up on essential supplies to prepare for the increased county restrictions. Health officials issued a new stay-at-home order, which will go into effect at 10 p.m. today until Jan. 4.

Santa Clara County to implement new COVID-19 stay-at-home order

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Varsha Rammohan, and Arushi Saxena December 6, 2020

Santa Clara County health officials issued a temporary stay-at-home order, which will go into effect at 10 p.m. today in response to a recent surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the Bay Area. The...

The quad after school today. The upper school will be closed to all students beginning tomorrow following a reported case of COVID-19 in the family of a non-teaching staff member.

All 4 campuses likely to close through spring break after parent of non-teaching staff member tests positive for COVID-19

All four of Harker’s campuses will be closed for students after classes today after a parent of a non-teaching staff member in the upper school, with whom that staff member lives, tested positive for...

Santa Clara County officially confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the county, with no additional cases being confirmed. County health officials did not reveal his name or the city in which the case was confirmed because of privacy concerns.

Santa Clara County announces first case of coronavirus – as infected person in isolation

Santa Clara County confirmed today that an adult male resident, who is currently being held in isolation, has tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus (2019-nCoV), but also noted that no additional cases...

Emergency masks in the upper school office of nurse Clare Elchert. Masks like these are being used in China in public areas, where a novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, is rapidly spreading.

As 2 cases of new coronavirus confirmed in Southern California, public health measures ramp up worldwide

by Eric Fang and Kathy Fang January 28, 2020

Three new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have been confirmed in California and Arizona yesterday, as health departments around the world increase disease control measures and as Harker recommends...

Emergency masks in the upper school office of nurse Clare Elchert. Masks like these are being used in China in public areas, where a novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, is rapidly spreading.

New coronavirus outbreak spreads globally, raising public health concerns

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang January 24, 2020

The outbreak of a new coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China, has elevated public health concerns as it spread globally to countries as far as the U.S. and France. The spread of this virus has also...

New year, new sleep: understanding sleep cycles in the transition back into school mode

New year, new sleep: understanding sleep cycles in the transition back into school mode

by Arya Maheshwari and Erica Cai August 30, 2019

Drowsy eyes and long yawns make numerous appearances at the upper school everyday, often with increased frequency around the time of final exams or capstone projects. But in these opening days of the school...

Learning balance as a junior

Learning balance as a junior

by David Feng, Guest Writer May 23, 2019

Junior year is nothing short of a balancing act. Many students consider their third year of high school the worst and most stressful year, and they are correct to an extent. More things are being dumped...

Staying Healthy with Saloni: The ups and downs of stress

Staying Healthy with Saloni: The ups and downs of stress

by Saloni Shah, Assistant Humans of Harker editor October 17, 2018

Dear Eagles, I look around my family room, and everyone seems stressed. My dad recently received a promotion at work, yet he seems more stressed. My mom is stressed because her dad - my grandfather...

Saloni Shah (10) discusses health and mental wellness in her new column, Staying Healthy with Saloni.

Staying Healthy with Saloni: A new column on health and wellness

by Saloni Shah, Columnist and Assistant Humans of Harker Editor September 1, 2018

Dear Eagles, Welcome back from your exotic vacations, summer classes, travel tournaments, research labs, jobs, volunteer projects or whatever else Harker students do during summer! It’s time to kick...

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