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Middle school faculty and Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs Jennifer Gargano tour the Union campus. On Tuesday, Aug. 17, the administration hosted a special ribbon cutting ceremony to announce the official opening of the middle school campus.

Harker middle school reopens for in-person learning at Union campus

by Shinjan Ghosh, Talon Co-Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2021

After entering the middle school campus on the first day of school, biology teacher Kristen Morgensen recalls walking through the hallway of the main academic building on moving day. She scanned the doors...

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.

Girls Programming League held virtually for the first time

by Mark Hu and Sabrina Zhu 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...

Kelsey Wu (12) sings with accompaniment from the upper schools Jazz Band. Kelsey was among the seniors honored at the end of her performance.

Blues and bass lines: Harker’s annual Evening of Jazz features student jazz groups from middle and upper school

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor April 25, 2019

Lights flooded the stage as a medley of saxophones embarked on a melody, softly accompanied by a piano riff which soon swelled in conjunction with the rest of the band. With a crash and a bang from the...

Head of School Brian Yager addressed a group of parents in his first annual Parent Connect meeting. In this meeting, Yager touched upon the recent accreditation process, as well as his hopes for the future.

Head of school Brian Yager hosts first Parent Connect meeting

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor April 11, 2019

In a “town-hall” style meeting today, Brian Yager addressed three topics: Harker’s recent accreditation process, the new middle school campus, and future goals for the Harker community. Speaking...

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