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All Stories for the ‘Schoolwide’ Category – 389 Total Stories

Eagle Report: Late Winter Sports Wrap Up

This article was originally published in the Harker Quarterly Spring  2011 Edition Wrestling It was a record-breaking season for the Harker wrestling team this year, as senior wrestlers Santosh Swaminathan, Jason Mendel and Chris McCallaCreary advanced to the second day of competition at the CCS tournament...
Apr. 13, 2011 | Read More >>

Global Partnerships: Winter Update

This article was originally published in the Harker Quarterly Spring  2011 Edition Chinese Middle School Visit January and February were busy months for global education at Harker. In mid-January, the middle school welcomed 19 students from the World Foreign Language Middle School (WFLMS) in Shanghai,...
Apr. 13, 2011 | Read More >>

Milestones: Alumnus Joins Board; Advancement Director Honored

This story was first published in the Harker Quarterly Spring 2011 Edition Albert Zecher ’79 has joined Harker’s Board of Directors. Zecher graduated from The Harker Middle School and went on to earn a B.A. in history from Santa Clara University I 1986, J.D. from the University of San Francisco School...
Apr. 11, 2011 | Read More >>

Advancement: Volunteers Make Harker Go ‘Round

This article was originally published in the Harker Quarterly Spring  2011 Edition Last year close to 800 volunteers supported the different events and programs at Harker and there are probably 50 at the three campuses on any given school day, said Teré Aceves, director of K-8 volunteer programs. Volunteers...
Apr. 11, 2011 | Read More >>

Jazz Bands from Three Campuses On Stage Together for the First Time

For the first time in the history of The Harker School, jazz bands from all three campuses came together for “An Evening of Jazz,” a major performance at the Blackford Theater in mid-March. Dressed to the nines, students spanning K-12 played fifteen standards, mixing suave and bluesy numbers with...
Apr. 4, 2011 | Read More >>

Harker Concert Series Kicks off With Stirring Violin Duo

The first installment of the Harker Concert Series of 2011, held in early March, featured the MarcOlivio Duo, composed of violinists Marc Ramirez and Olivia Hajioff, playing a blend of crushing, heartbreaking and even carnivalesque Eastern European folks songs, art music, and a parody of Mozart’s work. The...
Mar. 31, 2011 | Read More >>

Taylor Eigsti and Bandmates Shine at Nichols Auditorium

The second installment of the Harker Concert Series brought the Taylor Eigsti Trio to the stage at Nichols Auditorium on March 25. Eigsti, the 26-year-old jazz piano phenom and Grammy nominee who started leading bands as early as age 12, was joined on this evening by bassist Reuben Rogers, a collaborator...
Mar. 30, 2011 | Read More >>

Harker Singers More 'United' Than Ever at Annual Concert

Harker Singers More 'United' Than Ever at Annual Concert
In the biggest collaboration yet among Harker vocal groups, ensembles from all three campuses gathered at a packed Blackford Theater on March 18 for this year’s United Voices concert. Community was a major emphasis for this installment of the show. In order to give all classes the chance to see one...
Mar. 24, 2011 | Read More >>

Spring Harker Quarterly in the Mail and Available Online

Spring Harker Quarterly in the Mail and Available Online
The spring 2011 edition of the Harker Quarterly magazine is in the mail and online. This issue features Harker’s upcoming summer program offerings, highlights from our recent fashion show event, and the community conversations on “Race to Nowhere” and student life/work balance. The...
Mar. 24, 2011 | Read More >>

Harker Teams Dominate in On-Campus Certamen Event

A dozen schools sent students to Harker in mid-March for the California Regional Certamen, the qualifying certamen (quiz bowl) event for the California Junior Classical League (CJCL) State Convention. The event, held in Dobbins, the gym and Main hall, went well and five Harker teams, three middle school...
Mar. 22, 2011 | Read More >>