Harker News

Harker's 125 years of history in words, photos and videos

This article first appeared in the Harker Magazine Commemorative Anniversary Issue celebrating 125 years published July 2018. In the late 1880s, the town of Palo Alto had only about 1,400 residents. It would be nearly  another 100 years before the term “Silicon  Valley” was coined and the area became known  as an innovation hub. In […]

A Decade of Wonder: The Harker Research Symposium

By Heather Rock Woods and Zach Jones The community of student researchers that Harker started building with its first research symposium in 2006 showed up in full force for the 10th annual event on April 11 of last year. “We had a record number of student posters, student talks and exhibitors,” said symposium founder and […]

Into the Fringe: Conservatory Takes “Into the Woods” to Edinburgh

         STUDENTS were all over the place, checking lights, testing sound, practicing bows and curtsies, making last-second adjustments to their pitch and phrasing. It was an April afternoon and the cast and crew of the upper school 2015 spring musical “Into the Woods” were moving restlessly about Blackford Theater. In just over an hour, […]

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