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In pictures: Spirit Week one day at a time

In pictures: Spirit Week one day at a time

by Nina Gee, Visual Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Online Exclusive

Monday: This year's spirit week kicked off with Movie/Music Day, where students dressed up as characters from their favorite movies or wore merch from their favorite artists. The school saw costumes ranging from the iconic white-and-yellow checkered suits of Cher and Dione from Clueless to students...

Harker heats up for spirit week

Harker heats up for spirit week

by Emily Tan, Reporter

April 14, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

For members of the upper school community, the five days after spring break ended weren’t just any few days: it was spirit week, which meant over-the-top costumes, class competitions nearly every day, and an uplifting mood that spread throughout the whole campus. On Monday during lunch, students...

Students make some noise during 1st annual ROAR

Students make some noise during 1st annual ROAR

by Emily Tan, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

The entire school, dressed in different themes by advisory, gathered in the Athletic Center at 9:35 this morning to watch the roar competition, as well as the volleyball championship game between the juniors and seniors. Seniors came out on top to win first place for the roar, followed by the sophomore...

Homecoming 2018: Spirit rally in pictures

Homecoming 2018: Spirit rally in pictures

by Irina Malyugina, Kathy Fang, and Nicole Chen

October 6, 2018


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Upper school students and faculty celebrated homecoming with the annual spirit rally last Friday, during which student and faculty members of each class participated in a variety of spirit events, ranging from skits to relay races, to earn spirit points for their respective classes. The rally opened...

Certificate candidates perform at sophomore juries

Certificate candidates perform at sophomore juries

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

Certificate candidates performed at sophomore juries in the Patil Theater today at lunch and after school as a part of their Certificate requirements. Students were asked to prepare a short piece of under two minutes for a panel of performing arts teachers, who evaluated the performances and will later...

Your how-to guide to high school

Your how-to guide to high school

by Gloria Zhang and Sara Yen

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Freshmen: Whether you’re a lifer or new to Harker, you are still experiencing a fresh start at a new campus and transitioning into high school. Although the cafeteria lines seem endless and the classes long, you’ll adjust to the upper school within the first few weeks and know the way around campu...

Sophomores and juniors enjoy ropes course, rafting to start the new year

Sophomores and juniors enjoy ropes course, rafting to start the new year

by Kathy Fang and Ryan Guan

August 31, 2018


Filed under News, Winged Post

Juniors whitewater raft The class of 2020 traveled to OARS American River Output in Coloma, California, for the annual junior class rafting trip on Aug. 23. Students split into groups of six to eight and cruised down the American River, paddling through class one, two and three whitewater rapids. Each ...

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