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NHS initiates 59 new members with candle-lighting tradition

Dhruv Saoji (10) listens as upper school head Butch Keller delivers a speech to the newly-inducted NHS members.

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter

October 17, 2019

Four tall, waxy-white candles flicker onstage in the Nichols Hall auditorium, bathing the dimly lit room in warm orange glow. A light smattering of applause echoes down the rows of seats filled with formally dressed students and parents as Dr. Shaun Jahshan walks onto the stage, stopping in front of...

School meeting recap 9/3/19: Self-study APs, Spirit Kickoff and upcoming auditions

Diversity Committee faculty members Dr. Lola Muldrew, Pilar Aguero-Esparza and Tyeshia Brown speak to the upper school community about an upcoming assembly featuring Jay Smooth, a cultural commentator. To introduce Smooth, Diversity Committee played his YouTube video about race at school meeting yesterday.

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2019

The second school meeting of the year kicked off yesterday with an announcement from National Honors Society (NHS) by NHS president Jai Bahri (12). NHS is now taking new applicants and will send an application form later in the week for sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested. Students involved...

Students attend service-themed assembly and fair

Maya Shukla (11) presents her service opportunity to students walking by. The fair took place after advisory on Nov. 12.

by Nilisha Baid, TALON Assistant Business and Social Media Editor

November 22, 2018

Former National Honor Society adviser Mike Pistacchi worked with the NHS to hold Harker’s fourth annual Service Fair, where students could sign up to volunteer at any of the organizations present, on Nov. 12. This year, it hosted 30 organizations, compared with less than 10 when the fair first began...

NHS induction welcomes over 70 new members

Assistant Head of School Jennifer Gargano hands a new NHS member his induction certificate. This year's National Honor Society induction ceremony took place in the Nichols auditorium on Oct. 16.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

October 15, 2018

The upper school's National Honor Society chapter inducted 71 new members from the senior, junior and sophomore classes in the Nichols auditorium on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. The ceremony featured speeches from this year's NHS officers — president Ryan Guan (12), vice president Hannah Lak (12), secretary...

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