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All Stories for the ‘Schoolwide’ Category – 346 Total Stories

Fashion Show Will Feature Ken Chen's New Collection

Harker’s annual fashion show is nearly here and one of San Francisco’s top designers is bringing his latest fashions fresh from New York to the runway. Of the 11 fashion designers being featured at this year’s event – a list that includes Tommy Bahama, Oakley and Eli Thomas – “the...
Jan. 20, 2012 | Read More >>

Kudos: Students Shine at Table Tennis, Fencing, and Volleyball

The Harker School is proud of our students’ accomplishments not just in the classroom and on campus, but also off of campus, where they pursue their passions. Avinash Nayak, grade 10, recently participated in the JUIC International Junior and Cadet Championships in table tennis, where he finished as...
Jan. 19, 2012 | Read More >>

In the News: Fall 2011

Saratoga News – Nov. 15, 2011: In a story on Siemens contest finalists, students Lucy Cheng, grade 12, and Paulomi Bhattacharya, grade 11, receive mention for being named regional finalists in October. San Jose Mercury News – Nov. 11, 2011: Student Sahil Kapur, grade 6, is featured in a story about...
Jan. 10, 2012 | Read More >>

Chef Steve Martin and Team Receive Food Service Award

In December, The Harker School learned that executive chef Steve Martin and his team were being recognized by Ledyard Foods, Inc. for the outstanding food service program they run here at the school. Joe Rosenthal, executive director of advancement, made the announcement to the school via email, noting...
Jan. 10, 2012 | Read More >>

"The Revenge of the Space Pandas" a Sci-Fi Hit at the Middle School

“I read dozens of scripts each year to find one that is a good fit for the middle school,” said Monica Colletti, a middle school performing arts teacher at The Harker School. She directs the fall play, and finding the perfect fit is a long process. “When researching this year’s show, I had...
Dec. 9, 2011 | Read More >>

At Santana Row, It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Harker

With the holiday season gearing up, Santana Row, a popular San Jose shopping center, had their annual tree lighting ceremony, and The Harker School was once again invited to perform for the occasion. Harker has performed at this event for the last several years, and this year they were joined by choirs...
Dec. 8, 2011 | Read More >>

Eleven Harker Students Honored for their Work with Autism

Eleven Harker Students Honored for their Work with Autism
Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day is an annual event with awards presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Silicon Valley Chapter (AFP SVC) at a luncheon in mid-November to prominent individuals and organizations for their contributions to the community. This year, the event was held at...
Nov. 30, 2011 | Read More >>

Harker's Arts Program Inspires San Francisco Day School

Harker's Arts Program Inspires San Francisco Day School
Recently, the San Francisco Day School decided their performing arts program needed to be revised and revamped. Of all the schools in the Bay Area, they chose Harker as the school whose arts program they wanted to emulate. In mid-November, a task force from the school came down to visit all three campuses,...
Nov. 30, 2011 | Read More >>

Grade 5 Students Learn About Middle School Life

In late November, The Harker School’s grade 5 students spent their day at the Blackford campus to get a look at what will be in store for them next year when they officially become middle school students. Upon arriving at the campus, groups of fifth graders were matched with a middle school student...
Nov. 30, 2011 | Read More >>

Harker Admission Reps Get the Word Out at Local Fall Festivals

In an effort to reach out to the larger community, Harker admission directors hosted booths at local cultural events in August, September and early October. Nan Nielsen, director of admission, was present at the Fiesta de Artes in Los Gatos in August, where kids who visited the booth had their faces...
Nov. 30, 2011 | Read More >>