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Near Mitra Scholars celebrate finished research projects

This year's Near Mitra scholars line up on stage for a photo after signing copies of their papers. The ceremony that concluded the yearlong scholarship process was held in the Nichols Auditorium last Tuesday.

by Eric Fang and Kathy Fang

May 5, 2019

Eight Near Mitra scholars were honored at a reception on Wednesday in the Nichols Auditorium. There, they presented their final research projects to their faculty mentors and audience. Each student gave a short speech about their writing process and also expressed gratitude for their mentor’s guid...

Seahorse tank emphasizes importance of conservation

A yellow kuda seahorse swims vertically. Their ability to swim is not as developed as other fish, so seahorses rely on camouflage as a defense technique.

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

May 2, 2019

With their mottled tails curled around a vibrant green and yellow sea fan, two 3-inch seahorses with beige speckles peek out from behind the veins of artificial coral. The newest additions to the tank have clearly made themselves quite comfortable, with their journey to the atrium of Nichols first starting...

In memory of Diana Nichols

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

October 22, 2018

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 community celebrates life of Diana Nichols

Chip Zecher ('79) speaks on the contributions Nichols had on the campus. To commemorate the couple's contributions, a plaque has been placed on the exterior of Nichols Hall.

by Nicole Chen, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2018

Harker students, faculty, alumni and family of Diana Nichols, former chair of the board of trustees and school leader, came together today to celebrate Nichols's life in a memorial held in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center. Nichols died on Sept. 2 in her home in Carmel due to pancreatic cancer. ...

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