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Freshmen class council officer Ella Lan (9) offers individually packaged donuts to a student on April 22 during the morning class spirit activity.

Spirit Week brings community together for on-campus excitement

by Michelle Liu, Winged Post Design Editor May 5, 2021

Splash! Head of School Brian Yager dropped into the water of a dunk tank as upper school seniors, gathered in front of Manzanita Hall with their masked faces beaming under the sunlight, cheered amidst...

Each member of our journalism staff has approached the pandemic in their own way, sometimes together and sometimes separate. Hear the voices of our program and experience how we overcame the unknown of 2020.

Growing up ahead of the curve: Gen Z on living through a global pandemic

On March 12, 2020, Head of School Brian Yager announced through the speakers that the upper school would be closing due to the public health threat of COVID-19. Though we celebrated in the hallways and...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 11, Talking March Madness with Coach Alfredo Alves

Jock of All Trades: Episode 11, Talking March Madness with Coach Alfredo Alves

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham April 11, 2021

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (12), Muthu Panchanatham (11), Vishnu Kannan (11) and Saurav Tewari (11). In this episode, hear Vishnu and Muthu interview...

Jock Of All Trades: Episode 10

Jock Of All Trades: Episode 10

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, and Saurav Tewari April 11, 2021

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (12), Muthu Panchanatham (11), Vishnu Kannan (11) and Saurav Tewari (11). In this episode, hear Vishnu, Muthu, and Saurav...

Seniors Ruya Ozveren, Alex Kumar, and Vaishnavi Murari sing in the closing scene of the spring musical

It’s a wrap: “Les Miz” cast to release movie production of Spring Musical

by Aastha Mangla and Michelle Liu April 7, 2021

As the third theater performance following the start of the pandemic, "Les Misérables" hints at hope in a time of loss and revolution. To bring this story to life, the cast and crew of the Spring Musical...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 9

Jock of All Trades: Episode 9

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, Kushal Shah, and Saurav Tewari February 17, 2021

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (12), Muthu Panchanatham (11), Vishnu Kannan (11) and Saurav Tewari (11). In this episode, hear the crew discuss their...

Winter blues got you down? Here is a beginner-friendly, adjustable vegetable soup to bring you some comfort at home.

How to make winter vegetable soup

by Arely Sun, Winged Post Lifestyle Editor and Social Media Editor February 3, 2021

Winter blues got you down? Here is a beginner-friendly, adjustable vegetable soup to bring you some comfort at home. Many of the ingredients can be replaced with items you have laying around the house,...

Upper school history teacher Roxana Pianko speaks with Harker Aquila on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

In conversation with Roxana Pianko

by Alysa Suleiman, A&E Editor January 28, 2021

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Harker Aquila spoke with upper school History of the Holocaust and Genocide teacher Roxana Pianko, whose family originates from Romania. Pianko touched on topics...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 8

Jock of All Trades: Episode 8

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (12), Muthu Panchanatham (11), Vishnu Kannan (11) and Saurav Tewari (11). In this episode, hear the crew discuss and...

This Talk Around Campus addresses how the situation has impacted both students and teachers, how they believe America can move forward from this moment and what they wish they could say to the community and to the nation.

Talk around campus: Community response to U.S. Capitol riots

by Alysa Suleiman, A&E Editor January 8, 2021

Pro-Trump supporters gathered in mobs outside the walls of Capitol Hill, responding to Trump's "Save America" rally on Jan. 6. With no regard for security measures, the rioters then broke into the Capitol,...

What helped us get through what happened in 2020? Calls with our family, friends and classmates kept us connected to each other, helping us appreciate the positivity and joy that others can bring into our lives. Looking forward, these relationships need to be treasured and kept close to our hearts. 

Goodbye, 2020. Hello, 2021.

by Michelle Liu, Winged Post Design Editor January 5, 2021

As we say goodbye to 2020, the Harker community reflects on the most exciting, catastrophic and positive events that have affected their lives this year. What has 2020 allowed us to learn about ourselves?...

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (12), Muthu Panchanatham (11), Vishnu Kannan (11) and Saurav Tewari (11). In this episode, hear the crew discuss the San Franscisco 49ers’ disappointing season up to this point and also their early predictions for Super Bowl LV.

Jock of All Trades: Episode 7

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, Kushal Shah, and Saurav Tewari November 20, 2020

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (12), Muthu Panchanatham (11), Vishnu Kannan (11) and Saurav Tewari (11). In this episode, hear the crew discuss the...

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