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All Stories for the ‘Schoolwide’ Category – 387 Total Stories

Student Helpers Find Summer Camp Fun and Rewarding

This summer, several Harker students chose to go “back to school” to help out as staff members at the Harker Summer Camp on the lower school campus. Anna Levine, who will enter grade 10 in the fall, decided to join the staff because she hopes to one day work with children. “For many years now I...
Aug. 17, 2011 | Read More >>

Third Annual Research Symposium

This story was originally printed in the March 2008 issue of Harker News. Now in its third year, the Harker Research Symposium showcases student research projects to inspire students and give them a chance to present their hardest work in a scientific environment. Projects on display will include those...
Aug. 16, 2011 | Read More >>

Harker Faculty and Staff Receive Service Pins to Commemorate Dedication

Harker’s tradition of honoring faculty and staff who have served for five years or multiple increments of five years continued in June at the annual End of Year Party. A total of 28 faculty and staff members received new service pins to mark their first five years, and dozens more had diamonds inserted...
Jul. 19, 2011 | Read More >>

Summer Construction Underway for Campus Improvements

Summer Construction Underway for Campus Improvements
With the school year over and campus activity very much reduced, summer has presented an ideal time for several construction projects. In late May and early June, a concrete pad was installed at the north end of Davis Field at the upper school campus, completing the first stage in the construction of...
Jul. 19, 2011 | Read More >>

Institute Brings New Technology, Techniques to Bay Area Educators

On June 15, Harker held its sixth annual Harker Teacher Institute to give educators around the Bay Area the chance to learn about how new instructional techniques and technologies can assist them in the classroom. Various sessions were held at the upper school campus led by Harker faculty and staff members,...
Jul. 19, 2011 | Read More >>

In the News: Fashion Show, Sports and Science

Gentry Magazine – June 2011: The Harker “Dream Big” Fashion Show fundraiser was recapped with a full page in the June 2011 (page 46) issue of Gentry. Harker community members featured included Hemant and Monisha Bheda and son Pranav, grade 10; Chris Douglas and sister-in-law, Cathleen Douglas;...
Jun. 23, 2011 | Read More >>

Harker Team Works to Define Success with Stanford School of Education

Success is an elusive term which Stanford University School of Education and a team from the Harker community  are working to define. Harker is proud to announce that the team will be meeting at Stanford to address a concern iterated by the Stanford School of Education on the Challenge Success website:...
Jun. 21, 2011 | Read More >>

Kudos: Harker Students Compete in Fencing and Ice Skating

Grade 5 fencer Jerrica Liao has once again found success, this time in Portland, Ore. In late April, Liao competed at the USFA North American Cup and finished third in Girls Foil. This excellent result is very likely to improve her national ranking, which is currently 10th. She continues to learn from...
Jun. 2, 2011 | Read More >>

Four Members of Harker Staff are Promoted to Administration

As Harker has grown, so has its commitment to excellence inside and outside of the classroom. To ensure this, it has continually upgraded and expanded its offerings through new programs and services. In order to continue seamless interactions between student programs and operations, four operational...
May. 26, 2011 | Read More >>

Inaugural Volunteer Workshop a Success

On April 29 Teré Aceves, director of K-8 volunteer programs, led the first yearly series of Harker Parent Volunteer Workshops along with Sue Prutton, director of upper school volunteer programs. Aceves said the goal of the workshops was “to create awareness of the different volunteer opportunities...
May. 9, 2011 | Read More >>