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School meeting recap 11/7/19: Choral concert, DECA club week, and math competitions

School meeting recap 11/7/19: Choral concert, DECA club week, and math competitions

by Lucy Ge, Assistant News Editor

November 10, 2019

Avi Gulati (12) started off the school meeting yesterday by welcoming back those who were absent from school on Wednesday. “Tuesday’s announcement was definitely unsettling for our community,” he said. “But we’re all coming together — we have each other, our advisors, our teachers, pa...

Princeton choir group performs at school meeting

Princeton choir group performs at school meeting

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

November 4, 2019

The Princeton Roaring 20, a co-ed a capella group at Princeton, performed at Harker upper school school meeting last Friday, as part of their tour around the Bay Area. Songs they performed included Queen’s “Somebody to Love” and Ella Fitzgerald’s “Blue Skies.” Harker alumna Ishanya Anthapur (‘15) is a ...

School Meeting Recap 4/8

School Meeting Recap 4/8

by Eric Fang, News Editor

April 10, 2019

Avi Gulati (11) began the school meeting on Monday by announcing when the annual Quadchella talent show will take place. The event will be on May 2 and will be held at the Shah patio instead of the quad this year. Because of this, Avi joked that the event would be more appropriately named “Shahchel...

School meeting recap 2/26/19

School meeting recap 2/26/19

by Eric Fang, News Editor

February 27, 2019

Head of School Brian Yager started the school meeting by congratulating students who performed in either the annual dance show or the recent Gala. He also praised the varsity boys soccer team for advancing to the Central Coast Sectional (CCS) semifinals. Next, he announced a series of accreditation visit...

School meeting recap 1/18/19

School meeting recap 1/18/19

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

January 22, 2019

As students clamored to their seats at the last school meeting of the first semester, ASB President Neil Ramaswamy attempted to settle the crowd as English teacher Charlie Shuttleworth’s made an announcement about the annual Shakespeare Competition, which invites high school students to perform a me...

School meeting recap 10/9/18

School meeting recap 10/9/18

by Eric Fang and Ryan Guan

October 11, 2018

Juniors from the girls water polo team presented a video advertising their joint senior night with the boys water polo team on Thursday. The boys will be playing Cupertino High School at 4 p.m., with senior recognition at 3:45. The girls will play at 6:15 p.m. with recognition around 6. The junior varsity...

Upper school honors Howard Nichols on his birthday

Upper school honors Howard Nichols on his birthday

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

October 9, 2018

The upper school community enjoyed chocolate chip cookies after the school meeting today in honor of former head of school Howard Nichols’s birthday on Oct. 10. Nichols, who died in 2008, was known to always greet students or faculty in his office with a jar of cookies, and Harker serves chocolate...

School meeting recap 9/26/18

School meeting recap 9/26/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

September 27, 2018

Eagle Update presenters Mitchell Granados (12), Grace Hajjar (11), Matthew Hajjar (12) and Adhya Hoskote (11) discussed the past week's games and sports events. Mitchell invited students to come to the annual homecoming game on Oct. 5, when the football team will play Elsie Allen High School. Katherine...

School meeting recap 9/10

School meeting recap 9/10

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

September 11, 2018

As students settled in their seats for the second school meeting of the year, Harker Aquila’s photo slideshow displayed the highlights of the past two weeks. ASB President Neil Ramaswamy spoke briefly and welcomed students before passing the mic to Brian Larsen, Production Manager of K-12. He instru...

School meeting recap 9/4

School meeting recap 9/4

by Eric Fang, News Editor

September 5, 2018

Harker Aquila’s first photo slide show of the year greeted students as they took their seats for the school meeting yesterday. ASB President Neil Ramaswamy gave a brief welcome to the students before handing the microphone off to Dan Molin, the head of athletics at the upper school. Molin introdu...

School meeting recap 8/28

School meeting recap 8/28

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

August 28, 2018

Tuesday’s school meeting featured a humorous presentation about Harker’s 125th anniversary, including middle school English teachers Marjorie Hazeltine and Mark Gelineau. Upper School Head Butch Keller introduced the meeting with the question, “Is the ‘flame of knowledge’ dying?” Ge...

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