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  • Lower School Programs & Extracurriculars

    We offer a balance of academics, arts and athletics to develop well-rounded students.

    黑龙江11选5精准推测:Lower School Programs & Extracurriculars

    体彩前三直玩法介绍 www.2djw.net At Harker’s lower school, we believe robust programs and extracurricular activities are key ingredients of a well-rounded education. With our global education experiences, visual and performing arts programs and sports teams, our students enjoy diverse and extensive opportunities to enrich their education.

    By The Numbers See more facts & stats

    85% Lower School Students in After-School Program (BEST)
    10 International Sister Schools
    100% Lower School Students in Performing Arts
    9 Sports Offered

    Programs & Extracurriculars

    With a wide variety of after-school programs and extracurriculars, your child will discover new interests or develop existing ones. Explore our options below.

    After-school program

    We offer comprehensive and unique academic, art and play-based after-school activities for our students as a part of our BEST (Bucknall Enrichment and Supervision Team) program. With offerings like makerspace, orchestra and karate available until 6 p.m. every day, our students can use their after-school time to enjoy new pursuits.

    Sample activities:

    • Makerspace
    • Orchestra
    • Yoga
    • Karate
    • Computers

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    Athletics

    Our comprehensive sports program starts in the lower school, when grade 4 students are welcome to join one of our developmental, intramural or competitive sports teams. Coaches and after-school activity leaders work together to create a schedule that allows for students to join sports and clubs at the same time.

    Sports offered:

    • Baseball (boys)
    • Basketball
    • Flag football (boys)
    • Soccer
    • Softball (girls)
    • Swimming
    • Track & field
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo

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    Character and outreach

    With dedicated character development curriculum starting in kindergarten, our students learn to be responsible, resilient and respectful people. Our service learning opportunities develop their awareness of civic responsibility, creating strong leaders and passionate citizens.

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    Eagle Buddies

    We pair up each grade 3 student with a grade 10 student in Harker’s upper school who serves as a mentor and role model.

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    Global education

    Our global education program connects students and teachers with their peers from sister schools around the world.

    Countries include:

    • Ethiopia
    • France
    • Japan
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Thailand

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    Performing arts

    With opportunities to explore every aspect of the performing arts, both on stage and behind it, our students develop creativity and confidence in our comprehensive arts education program.

    Performing arts activities include:

    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Vocal Music
    • Instrumental Music
    • Technical Theater
    • Musical Theater

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    STEM

    Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

    We motivate students to embrace STEM with exciting, hands-on learning in the classroom, with special science projects and friendly competitions and during our BEST after-school program.

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    Student research

    Our students learn information literacy and library skills early on in their educational journeys at Harker. With weekly classes focused on developing these skills, lower school students build a solid foundation as young student researchers.

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    Visual arts

    Along with our performing arts program, our visual arts program offers opportunities for students to develop their creative expression. Our fine arts curriculum includes drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more.

    Visual arts activities include:

    • Drawing
    • Painting
    • Printmaking
    • Ceramics
    • and more ...

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    Academic Courses

    • Math
    • Science
    • Social studies
    • Language arts
    • Spanish
    • Computer science and applications
    • Performing and visual arts
    • Physical education
    • Study skills & character development
    • Library

    Learn more about our academics.

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