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Welcome to our 125th anniversary celebration year!

We will be honoring this momentous anniversary in lots of ways this school year, and we look forward to celebrating with all of you. Below you can learn about all things 125, including celebrations, dates to remember, stories, videos and more.

We hope this celebration is an opportunity for you to engage with the school in a new way, or perhaps reconnect after some time away. Please enjoy all the year has to offer!

The Office of Communication


125th Anniversary Website
Visit our 125th website to learn our full history, enjoy “Then and Now” photos, historic videos and so much more.
Visit the Site
125th Anniversary Commemorative Magazine
Watch for the special 125th anniversary commemorative Harker Magazine, coming to you this month. This special issue looks back at the milestones, the people and the programs that make Harker such a special place and will help prepare you for a year of reflection and celebration. We hope you enjoy it and that you learn a thing or two about Harker – we certainly did!
Read the Issue Online!



125th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
Fri.-Sun. Oct. 5-7, 2018
Fri., Oct. 5 is Homecoming. Cheer on the Eagles as they play against Oakland’s Madison Park Academy at 7 p.m. at the upper school campus. Enjoy pre-game tailgating and socializing, student performances, tug-of-war and more.
Sat., Oct. 6 will be a Grand Reunion for the upper school classes of '03, '08 and '13 and middle school classes of '73, '78, '83, '88, '93 and '98. It will be held on the upper school campus from 2-6 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 7 is the 68th annual Family & Alumni Picnic at the middle school campus. Enjoy all your old favorites like carnival games, the student show, auction and alumni barbecue. Admission is free this year in honor of the 125th!
The Harker Concert Series
The school is thrilled to announce the resumption of the concert series after a two-year hiatus for construction. Held at 8 p.m. in the Patil Theater at the new Rothschild Performing Arts Center, doors will open at 7 p.m. for a chance to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and mingle before each show. Tickets go on sale later this month.


Thurs., Oct. 18 I Taylor Eigsti
Fri., Dec. 7 I The Miró Quartet
Fri., Feb. 8 I PROJECT Trio


The Harker Speaker Series
The Harker Speaker Series is also returning this fall! Admission is free; please RSVP to communications@harker.org.

Wed., Nov. 28 at 7 p.m.
Magdalena Yeşil

Silicon Valley investor, entrepreneur and author
Held at the Patil Theater at the new Rothschild Performing Arts Center, the evening includes a Q&A and book sales and signing. We will announce additional speakers as they are confirmed. Learn more.


125th Anniversary Gala
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019
Come celebrate our birthday at this special gala, to be held on the upper school campus. Tickets go on sale in December 2018.
Show Your Eagle Pride
This anniversary year is a great time to show your eagle pride. Visit the Eagle Store for some fun new spirit items, including this commemorative mug.
Visit the Store


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