The Creed

The Boarders Who Saved Christmas

The Boarders Who Saved Christmas

Kilian Fung, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

It is not often that the entire boarding house participates in an activity together. However, when it does, it is an impressive scene of organization combined with chaos. Such was the case on December 17th, when the boarders were entrusted with one task: to collect as much food as possible within a ...

Dashing Visit from Queen Margaret’s School

Pumpkin Carving

Kilian Fung, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Amidst the constant pressure of midterm marks, the Harker Hall community finally had a good reason to throw their books aside just for one weekend. Because what’s slightly better than a Harvard acceptance letter for them? A weekend with the girls from Queen Margaret’s School.   On the 20th...

The Battle of Anvil Island

Running for the glory!

Kilian Fung, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

It’s that time of the year again. Just on the first weekend of school, the boarding community got kicked out from the warm, comfy wraps of Harker Hall, right into the cold, dripping weather for their annual trip to the outskirts of Vancouver, Anvil Island. The boys didn’t mind though, what better...

From Farmhouse Attic to Harker Hall: The History of the Boarding Program

Left: Harker Hall during its time of opening in 1993 

Right: Harker Hall in 2018

Christopher Ma, Section Head, Residential Life

June 8, 2018

There are many things that make St. George’s School unique. The fact it’s an all-boys school, our location, the fact that we clap when someone breaks a plate during lunch are just some examples of the school’s character. One of its most unique aspects is definitely the boarding program. This has...

Race Around Raincouver: Harker Hall Race 2018

Logo for Harker Hall Race 2018

Christopher Ma, Section Head, Residential Life

May 30, 2018

Vancouver is popular for many things: beauty, diversity, rain, you name it. However, how hard is it to get from one part of Vancouver to another with challenges along the way? This is a question that the boarding community has asked and thus the Harker Hall Race was born. Every year near the end of April,...

The Secret Life Of Boarders: What happens beyond those walls?

Harker Hall taken during Golden Hour

Christopher Ma and Jaden Bains

April 12, 2018

Behind the junior school lies a stone building is known as Harker Hall. Since Harker Hall’s opening at 1993 (boarding house program at 1930), it has changed dramatically in a diverse set of areas, ranging from its traditions to its format. However, what exactly happens behind these walls? Boarder...

From Downtown: Side-line Report on the Battle of Harker Hall 2017

The Battle of Harker Hall trophy with the game going on in the background

Christopher Ma, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

There are many rivalries in this world. Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames, Marvel and DC, Naruto and Sasuke, and Mayweather and Mcgregor. However, on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, all rivalries took a backseat to that between the house parents and students of Harker Hall in their 8th annual Battle of H...

VPN’s at St. George’s

VPN's at St. George's

Liam Solomon, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

At St. George's School there are three different types of websites. Websites that are available for usage at all times, websites that are available for usage only after school hours, and websites that are never available for usage. Although there are restrictions to what we as students can view, is the...

A Night of Luck: Visitors Across From the Straight

Angle shot of the roulette tables

Christopher Ma, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

There are two things illegal in the boarding house. Gambling and girls. However, on Friday, October 20th, for one night, all bets were off when Queen Margret’s School (QMS), an Independent day and boarding school for girls in Victoria came to visit for the weekend. On Friday night, the boarders donn...

Anvil Island: The warmth of community amidst the freezing rain

Boarders ready to dive into to cold lake. 
From left to right: Michel, Run Bo, Santiago, Leonard, Alec, Issac, Shayne, Jason, Anton, Racan, Roberto

Christopher Ma, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Traditionally, nobody likes being in the rain. However, on this rainy weekend on Anvil Island, the boys didn’t seem to mind. Between Friday the 7th to 10th, our students went to Anvil Island, which is an island off the coast of Lions Bay. The last few years, the weather had been warm and sunny. Howev...