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Harker’s Turning 125!

The 2018-19 school year will mark the completion of our historic 125th year (that’s the quasquicentennial, if you were wondering)! The 2017-18 school year will include some kickoff events as we ramp up the festivities.

Harker was founded in 1893, and the journey from Manzanita Hall to The Harker School has been a momentous one. The 125th anniversary’s theme is “Reflect | Inspire | Achieve,” a triptych designed to honor the school’s past, present and future. Major celebrations include a soft kickoff at the opening of the new performing arts center next spring, and then, in the 2018-19 school year, a themed Family & Alumni Picnic and Alumni Home for the Holidays, and a gala to celebrate our past, present and future.

Call for Memories!

We want to hear your favorite memories and anecdotes from your Harker days. Whether you are an alumna/us, alumni parent or former employee, we’d love to hear from you! Please tell us your memory below.

Also, we are searching for photos and videos we can incorporate into our anniversary celebrations. Do you have photos or videos of Harker's early days? You can attach a photo or other file to this form using the button below. You can also email your photos to photos@harker.org. Or, you may deliver thumb drives or actual photos/videos to The Harker School, Office of Communication, 500 Saratoga Ave., San Jose, CA 95129 (include your name and email so we can contact you when it is time to return your materials to you). Please be sure all photos and digital photo filenames are clearly labeled with your name and class year.