Harker Aquila

Beat Generation author Neal Cassady’s daughter visits English class

Beat Generation author Neal Cassady’s daughter visits English class

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

January 12, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

Jami Cassady Ratto, who is the daughter of Beat Generation author Neal Cassady, visited English teacher Charles Shuttleworth's Kerouac and the Beat Generation class yesterday during fourth period to speak about various aspects and nuances of the Beat Generation authors' work and lives. Cassady Ratto...

School meeting recap 1/8/18

School meeting recap 1/8/18

by Eric Fang, News Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

The first school meeting after the two-week Winter Break began with Matthew Hajjar (12) leading the students and faculty in chanting “put your Eagles up”. After, Grace Hajjar (11) and Adhya Hoskote (11) announced that a spring sports interest meeting would take place later that day at 1:10 p.m....

Reunion welcomes alumni back to campus

Reunion welcomes alumni back to campus

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

Upper school alumni attended a reunion held in Nichols Atrium yesterday afternoon, where upper school teachers met and conversed with former students. This piece was originally published on Harker Aquila's Facebook page.

School meeting recap 12/13/18

School meeting recap 12/13/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Grace Hajjar (11) and Adhya Hoskote (11) began the last meeting of 2018 with the Eagle Update. A meeting for students interested in boys tennis was held today at 1 p.m. in the team room, while students who want to play football next year should attend a meeting in the team room tomorrow at 3:15 p.m. The...

Palo Alto Art Center workshops allow students to explore creativity

Palo Alto Art Center workshops allow students to explore creativity

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

The Palo Alto Art Center brought Teen Pop-Up workshops to the upper school's art room on Nov. 16, Dec. 3, Dec. 5 and Dec. 7. Students could explore different mediums and styles.

Miró Quartet brings the strings to upper school Concert Series

Miró Quartet brings the strings to upper school Concert Series

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

This year's Harker Concert Series continued as the Miró Quartet performed in the Patil Theater last Friday at 8 p.m. The string quartet, comprising violinists Daniel Ching and William Fedkenheuer, violist John Largess and cellist Joshua Gindele, was formed in 1995 and is named after the painter Joan...

School meeting recap 12/3/18

School meeting recap 12/3/18

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

December 9, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

As students scuffled through the bleachers to find their seats at the 2nd to last school meeting before Winter Break, Matthew Hajjar (12) opened with a stentorian chant as Adhya Hoskote (11) and Grace Hajjar (11) took the mic and went over the Eagle Update. Arthur Jakobsson (10) talked about the end...

Inside the midterm elections

Inside the midterm elections

by Varsha Rammohan, Saloni Shah, and Aditya Singhvi

December 9, 2018


Filed under News, Winged Post

The Democrats gained a majority in the House of Representatives while Republicans expanded their lead in the Senate during the midterm elections on Nov. 6. These elections had the highest ever number of votes cast in a US midterm election, with more than 113 million people voting. This represents...

Face of the People

Face of the People

by Saloni Shah and Arya Maheshwari

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Winged Post

Some of the world’s largest democracies are being led by currently conservatives from Italy, with Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, to India, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to the United Kingdom, given the conservative support for the Brexit decision. Yet there is a movement sweeping the globe t...

Arrive Alive tour teaches dangers of distracted driving

Arrive Alive tour teaches dangers of distracted driving

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

The Arrive Alive tour, an organization that brings simulations and information about distracted driving to the likes of school campuses, visited the upper school today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students and faculty could simulate driving on courses such as a city street or a mountainside road while trying...

How to support the Northern California Camp Fire victims from campus

How to support the Northern California Camp Fire victims from campus

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

After the state's deadliest wildfire ravaged several Northern California counties last month and recovery efforts continue, several groups on campus will host fundraisers in order to assist victims. The journalism room and the office of community service director Kerry Enzensperger are accepting donations...

Competition in the holiday spirit

Competition in the holiday spirit

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Spirit will hold several holiday-themed spirit events this month. In a tree-decorating contest, each class can add festive ornaments and decorations to one of four trees in Manzanita. Classes will also compete to create the best-looking gingerbread house during lunch on Friday. Spirit will also...

The student news site of The Harker School.
News