Last month, fifth graders Rohan Rajaram and Dylan Tang and third grader Ethan Guo participated in the California State Chess Championship, where over 400 players competed across various sections.
Earlier this month at the US Squash Junior Nationals in Philadelphia, fifth grader Sarah Thiru received the Most Improved Player award in the U13 division.
On Friday, the lower school held its annual Kids Heart Challenge, which raises funds for the American Heart Association and promotes active, healthy lifestyles.
Two Harker students recently earned high marks in the American Protégé International Piano and String Competition.
On Oct. 15, lower and middle school students viewed special presentations about the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land and the history of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe, the direct ancestors of the Thámien Ohlone-speaking people, the original stewards of the land on which Harker’s campuses now rest.
On Tuesday, fifth graders celebrated their final day as lower school students at the grade 5 promotion ceremony.
The annual grade 3 pajama and book drive collected 156 pairs of pajamas and 406 books.