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Harker Hall’s 2017 Easter Dinner

Harker Hall’s 2017 Easter Dinner

Trevor Li, Layout Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Residential Life, Showcase

The Easter long weekend allowed Harker Hall’s organisers to plan a host of relevant events for the boarders. On Sunday, Harker Hall’s traditional annual Easter dinner took place in the Junior School cafeteria – in a fashion was very similar to that of the Thanksgiving meal that took place several...

Harker Hall’s Unusual Intramural

Harker Hall’s Unusual Intramural

Trevor Li, Layout Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Residential Life

The quarter finals of Harker Hall’s latest intramural took place this past Thursday. Although traditional intramurals such as dodgeball, hockey and water polo continue to take place throughout the year, more unusual sports such as chess are being added to encourage participation. Round robins (where...

This Hasn’t Happened in Five Years

This Hasn’t Happened in Five Years

Trevor Li, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under News, Residential Life, Showcase, Sports, What's Trending

The Battle of Harker Hall is an annual basketball game where a team of boarding students face off the house parents. It is attended by all members of the boarding community (and often some esteemed guests as well). The 2016/17 game took place on the evening of Tuesday, December 6th, and marks the 7th ga...

A Relaxing End to the Term

A Relaxing End to the Term

Sandy Fogarassy, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Residential Life, Showcase, Student Life

This past week marked the end of the first academic term for the St. George’s Senior School, which was then capped off by a 4-day weekend noted as ‘Term Break’. This break gives both students and faculty a chance to relax and let go for a much-needed weekend, and perhaps even allows for a small...

Thanksgiving Celebrations at Harker Hall

Thanksgiving Celebrations at Harker Hall

Trevor Li, Staff Writer
October 10, 2016
Filed under News, Residential Life

Students who were in Harker Hall over the long weekend celebrated the annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday evening.  The dinner began with a few opening words from the Director of Boarding Mr. Hesketh, who invited everyone to take a moment and "thinking about something [they] were thankful for." Alec...

Anvil Island: A Revised Experience

Anvil Island: A Revised Experience

Trevor Li, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Residential Life, Showcase

Shortly after the school year began in early September, the students of Harker Hall spent their first weekend at Anvil Island. The Anvil Island weekend is an annual retreat for all St. George’s School boarders, and it offers students the opportunity to develop new friendships while strengthening old...

New Boarders Profile: Eleven Is A New One

New Boarders Profile: Eleven Is A New One

Tommy Kuo, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Residential Life, Showcase

This year Harker Hall welcomed 38 new boarders, eight of which are incoming Grade 11's, to the Saints community. Ms. Tanya Peters, a language teacher in school and a house parent working in Harker Hall, stressed that "the boarding program is designed to introduce new students to each other and...

Boarders Bound for Mountain Top and Grizzly Bears

Boarders Bound for Mountain Top and Grizzly Bears

Tommy Kuo, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under Residential Life, Showcase

On September 25th, Mr. Alan Hesketh and Mr. Reto Camenzind led 25 boarders to hike the Grouse Grind which is also known as the “The Peak of Vancouver”. There were local people as well as tourists from other countries joining the Harker Hall team to finish the physically demanding hike. After reaching...

Commencement of Harker Hall Peer Mentoring Program “Successful”

Commencement of Harker Hall Peer Mentoring Program “Successful”

Trevor Li, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under News, Residential Life, Showcase

On September 17th, a group of Harker Hall students went to Lockdown Escape in Richmond for an afternoon of entertainment. Harker Hall introduced its Peer Mentorship program three years ago, and it gives new students an opportunity to make their transition into boarding a much smoother experience....

The Unmapped Terrain of Mr. Chamberlain

Tommy Kuo, Staff Writer
November 23, 2015
Filed under Residential Life, Video

Better known as a Social Studies teacher and a rugby devotee, Mr. Bill Chamberlain has celebrated his 10th year at St. George's School. His life at Harker Hall will soon be disclosed through his interview with Tommy Kuo, Grade 11 staff writer of The Creed.