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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, 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...

Students dance and compete in spirit rally to conclude Spirit Week

Students dance and compete in spirit rally to conclude Spirit Week

by Eric Fang and Nicole Chen

April 14, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

A spirit rally that included class dances and inter-class competitions closed out Spirit Week after sixth period today. At the rally, the spirit team announced that the seniors had earned the most spirit points and won the annual spirit competition, followed by the juniors, sophomores and freshmen in t...

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress in “meme” themed clothing, rehearse spirit rally

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress in “meme” themed clothing, rehearse spirit rally

by Nicole Chen and Eric Fang

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

In the second to last day of spirit week, students dressed in "meme" themed clothing today. Some popular costumes included foam mannequin heads under their hoodies, an allusion to the Mannequin Head Meme, and bright orange shirts, a reference to sophomore Michael Eng's brightly colored orange shirts....

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...

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress up in “time travel” themed clothing

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress up in “time travel” themed clothing

by Eric Fang, News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Students dressed up in "time travel" themed clothing today, the second day of spirit week. In addition, as part of spirit week, several volleyball matches took place in the athletic center at 11:20 a.m.. The juniors faced off against the freshmen and the seniors played against the sophomores. In the end, t...

Students dive into spirit week

Students dive into spirit week

by Emily Tan, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Today during lunch at the Singh Aquatic Center, members of the Harker community dressed in movie- and music-themed clothing filled up the bleachers they watched their fellow classmates and faculty participate in a series of pool events, inaugurating this year's spirit week. First up was the infla...

Homecoming 2018: The game in pictures

Homecoming 2018: The game in pictures

by Aditya Singhvi, Kathy Fang, and Nicole Chen

October 6, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports

The Eagles dominated the Lobos from Elsie Allen High for a shutdown 56-0 victory yesterday night in front of a large homecoming crowd, bringing their overall record to 5-2. Defensive back Giovanni Rofa (11) broke a school record by recording four interceptions, three of which he returned for touc...

Freshmen win “Fruit Ninja” spirit activity

Freshmen win “Fruit Ninja” spirit activity

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

The class of 2022 won today’s spirit activity, a game of “Fruit Ninja” in the quad at lunch. Representatives from each grade threw playing cards of their class’s color at propped-up watermelon halves, aiming to stick as many cards as possible into the melon in a limited time. Today's dress-up...

Faculty wins first spirit dodgeball game

Faculty wins first spirit dodgeball game

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

Eight teachers faced off against two representatives from each grade in a best-of-three dodgeball game series after the advisory parade today after sixth period. The teachers won 2-1. Prior to the game, a representative of each advisory marched in the annual homecoming parade. Spirit club will b...

Spirit activities kick off homecoming week

Spirit activities kick off homecoming week

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

In preparation for the homecoming rally on Friday, Spirit Week began on Monday with movie trivia, which the seniors won with 200 points. Today, students were invited to make friendship bracelets in the quad during lunch. Sophomores and juniors dressed up for their "East Coast" themes on Monday, and seniors...

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