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Online matriculation ceremony marks the start of 2020-21 school year

Associated Student Body President Jason Lin records his speech for the virtual matriculation ceremony, as head of school Brian Yager looks on. Jason touched upon ways that the Harker community has stayed connected during quarantine.

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor

August 25, 2020

Upper school students viewed a video put together by Harker administrators, student council and honor council on Friday during the online matriculation ceremony.  Head of school Brian Yager delivered the opening speech, encouraging freshmen to look to upperclassmen for guidance and inspiration. ...

Freshmen council elected with new voting, leadership system

Newly elected freshman class council member Kris Estrada (9) addresses his class at freshman election speeches on Monday. This freshman class inaugurated a new system of elections in which students voted for general class representatives as opposed to specific positions.

by Arely Sun, Co-Lifestyle Editor

November 9, 2019

Inaugurating a new system of student leadership, the results of the freshmen student council election were announced today, naming Alexander Lan, Kris Estrada, Michelle Jin, Rupert Chen and Zubin Khera as members of the council. Freshmen voted following candidates’ speeches during class meetings on Monday...

Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior class council candidates deliver speeches

Thomas Rainow (11) delivers his speech as a candidate for his class's senior council. Several candidates from each class ran for class council this year, with a record number of 28 candidates running for next year's junior class council.

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

April 27, 2019

The freshman, sophomore, and junior class candidates for next year’s student council delivered their speeches in place of morning office hours and class meetings on Apr. 24 and 26 in the Auxiliary Gym, Athletic Center and the Patil Theater, respectively. Freshman speeches began with four out of fiv...

Special schedule accommodates ReCreate Reading, ASB speeches, senior meeting

Avi Gulati (11), who is running uncontested for ASB president, delivers his speech to close out yesterday's assembly. Avi and five other juniors are running for five positions on the ASB council next year.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

April 17, 2019

ASB candidates gave their speeches to freshmen, sophomores and juniors in the Athletic Center today in place of school meeting, after fifth period. Results from the election will be announced Thursday, and all but two candidates are running uncontested. For President, the candidate is Avi Gulati (11);...

Honor Week celebrates honor for Harker’s 125th anniversary

During the campus clean-up on Friday, Clarice Wang (9) put a piece of trash in a garbage bag held open by Abel Olivas, Spanish teacher and department head of Modern and Classical languages.

by Lucy Ge, Reporter

March 3, 2019

Microphone in hand, physics and science research teacher Chris Spenner spoke on Wednesday, Feb. 20 during the school meeting about acceptance within the Harker community. He highlighted three speeches given earlier in the school year by Haris Hosseini (12), Raphael Sanche (12) and chemistry teacher Robbie...

School meeting recap 2/20/19

Senior dodgeball players threw foam balls at freshman players, defeating them in the final game of the dodgeball tournament.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

February 21, 2019

The Eagle Update kicked off the first school meeting after February Break with a game of Simon Says. Boys soccer gained their first CCS win in history, while the boys and girls basketball teams both made it to CCS but lost in the first round. Seniors won against freshmen in a game of dodgeball across...

Freshman council candidates deliver speeches before Thursday elections

Class council candidate Kai Burich (9) gives his speech for the position of spirit coordinator.

by Nicole Chen, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2018

Freshmen listened to speeches from their peers running for student council positions during the school meeting period this morning, in preparation for voting during lunch on Thursday, which will be held in the journalism room. Twenty-nine freshmen ran for the five student council positions. Candidates...

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