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FRIDAY
AUG
20
129th Academic Year Begins (Grade 12)
Upper School Matriculation/Photo Day (Grades 9-12)
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lower & Middle School Q1 BEST/BASE, PA & Athletics Registration Closes
5 p.m.
SATURDAY
AUG
21
Speech & Debate Retreat
12 to 8 p.m.
MONDAY
AUG
23
129th Academic Year Begins (Grades K-8)
A Schedule - Grade 12 Class Meeting (Upper School)
Classes Begin (Grades 9-12)
Grades 6-8 begin to wear uniforms
6-8 Student Orientation
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Union Ave. CampusView details
Grade 1 & 2 Orientation - Parents meet with homeroom teachers
8:30 to 9:40 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 1 & 2 Orientation - Students meet with BEST team
8:30 to 9:40 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 1 & 2 Orientation - Parent Breakfast
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 1 & 2 Orientation - Students meet their homeroom teachers
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. | Bucknall
New to Harker TK Parent Orientation and Little Visits
10 to 11:30 a.m.
TK Parent & Teacher Intake Conferences (By Appt)
1 to 4 p.m.
Kindergarten Parent & Student Orientation
3 to 5 p.m.
Middle School Performing Arts Kick Off - Students Only
3:45 to 4:40 p.m. | Union Theater
Kindergarten Dinner
5 to 7 p.m. | Bucknall
Upper School Fall Sports Parent Night
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Virtual - Link insideView details
TUESDAY
AUG
24
B Adjusted Schedule (Upper School)
Classes Begin (Grades 6-8)
Middle School Fall (Q1) Sports Begin
Grade 4 & 5 Orientation - Parents meet with homeroom teachers
8:30 to 9:40 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 4 & 5 Orientation - Students meet with BEST team
8:30 to 9:40 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 4 & 5 Orientation - Parent Breakfast
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 4 & 5 Orientation - Students meet their homeroom teachers
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. | Bucknall
Returning Harker Students TK Parent Orientation and Little Visits
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Grade 3 Orientation - Parents meet with homeroom teachers
11 to 11:40 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 3 Orientation - Students meet with BEST team
11 to 11:40 a.m. | Bucknall
Grade 3 Orientation - Parent Breakfast
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Bucknall
Grade 3 Orientation - Students meet their homeroom teachers
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Bucknall
TK Parent & Teacher Intake Conferences (By Appt)
1 to 4 p.m.
Show Stoppers Auditions (Middle School)
5 to 6:45 p.m. | UNN Dance Room
WEDNESDAY
AUG
25
C Schedule - Grade 11 Class Meeting (Upper School)
Classes Begin (K-5)
Lower School - Welcome Breakfast and Volunteer Sign-Up CANCELLED
8 to 10 a.m. | Bucknall Gym
TK Parent & Teacher Intake Conferences (By Appt)
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dance Fusion Auditions (Grade 6)
3:15 to 5:15 p.m. | UNN Dance Room
Conservatory Kickoff, Upper School
5:15 to 7:30 p.m. | Patil TheaterView details
High Voltage Auditions
5:30 to 6:45 p.m. | Union Campus
THURSDAY
AUG
26
D Adjusted Schedule (Upper School)
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TK First Day of Class - Half Day
8:20 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Lower School GLC and RPC Meeting CHANGED: This event has been changed to 9/9/21
8:30 to 10 a.m. | Bucknall Library
Dance Fusion Auditions Grade 4 & Grade 5
3:15 to 5:45 p.m. | Bucknall Dance Room
FRIDAY
AUG
27
A Schedule - Grade 10 Class Meeting (Upper School)
TK Parent Coffee with Advancement POSTPONED: TBD
8 to 9 a.m.
TK Half Day of Classes, No Extended Care
8:20 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Grade 6 Parent Coffee
9 a.m. | Corner Bakery
Middle School Assembly: Extended Advisory Period
9:45 to 10:35 a.m. | In Advisory ClassroomsView details
Apprentice Workshop #1 POSTPONED: 9/3/21
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | Saratoga - Rothschild Performing Arts Center
SATURDAY
AUG
28
Spring Musical Audition Workshop
1 to 4 p.m. | Rothschild Performing Arts Center, Rm. 511View details

 

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Upper School Families: Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year
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Middle School parent and student orientations, start of year
News
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Harker community congregates at inaugural Harker Day
The Harker community came together at the upper school campus for the inaugural Harker Day, which combined two Harker traditions – the Family and Alumni Picnic and Homecoming – into a full day of games, food, sports and more.
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Athletic Hall of Fame adds three new inductees
As the Harker community reveled during the festivities of Harker Day this past weekend, alumni Cole Davis ’10, Drew Goldstein ’13 and Jessica Khojasteh ’11 became the latest inductees into the 2021 Harker Athletic Hall of Fame at a special ceremony held at the Harker Athletic Center.
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Cookie Day celebrates Howard Nichols’ life and accomplishments
Today, Harker celebrated the birthday of Howard Nichols (1940-2008), the former Harker president who with his wife, Diana, was instrumental in developing Harker into the school it is today.
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