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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs Jennifer Gargano speaks about the mission of the school. Gargano also mentioned Harkers awards, where teachers select students based on three categories.

School Meeting 4/15: Academic awards, Green Team and Earthchella

by Ella Guo April 18, 2024

Associated Student Body Secretary Cynthia Wang (12) opened the school meeting on April 15.  Upper School Division Head Paul Barsky congratulated jazz concert performers and Research Symposium volunteers...

Academic counselor Jonah Alves guards an opponent in a teacher-student basketball match during the school meeting on Feb. 22. The faculty team Alves was a member of, Below the Rim, placed third overall.

School Meeting 2/22: Make Our Schools Safe, DECA advocacy month and basketball

by Margaret Cartee and Felix Chen March 2, 2024

Associated Student Body President Daniel Lin opened the school meeting on Feb. 22. Make Our Schools Safe Treasurer Anoushka Chakravarty announced that Feb. 14 marked the sixth year since the Parkland...

Director of Student Organizations Eric Kallbrier announces the winner of the 49ers Nick Bosa cutout. Cynthia Wang (12) won the cutout after guessing the result of the 49ers game against the Lions correctly.

School Meeting 1/29: Parchment accounts, Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Lunar New Year celebrations

by Ella Guo, Humans of Harker Profiler February 6, 2024

Associated Student Body President Daniel Lin (12) opened the school meeting on Jan. 29.  Director of Standardized Testing and Scheduling Troy Thiele talked about student transcripts and Parchment accounts,...

Conservatory representatives announce the dance productions show times on Friday and Saturday and encourage students to attend. They also highlighted the Orchestra performance at the Green Music Center in Sonoma County on Thursday.

School Meeting 1/23: Kicks Against Cancer, CareerConnect, student exhibitions

by Jessica Wang, Co-Opinions Editor January 29, 2024

Associated Student Body President Daniel Lin (12) opened the school meeting on Jan. 23 and apologized for technical difficulties regarding the projector, which was unable to play videos and made the slides...

Harker Conservatory representatives present Conservatory Student of the Month Cantilena singer Juhi Madala (12) with a crown. Conservatory representatives also invited everyone to attend the 2024 Dance Production.

School meeting 1/17: Campus animals, Winter Ball, lockdown protocol

by Felix Chen, Co-News Editor January 22, 2024

Associated Student Body Vice President Ella Lan (12) opened the first school meeting of the second semester on Wednesday.  Sophomores Ashley Mo and Aline Grinspan of Students for Ethical Treatment...

Head of Upper School Paul Barsky speaks to frosh, sophomores and juniors in the Athletic Center on Tuesday. Barsky announced he was working with student leadership and faculty to combat cheating and reminded students of the importance of integrity and personal responsibility.

School meeting 1/9/24: Academic integrity, kindness and course selections

by Jonathan Szeto, Assistant News Editor January 13, 2024

Frosh, sophomores and juniors gathered in the Athletic Center for the first school meeting of 2024 on Tuesday while seniors met in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center for announcements about the Student...

Director of Standardized Testing and Scheduling Troy Thiele reveals that campus cat Tony, who is also a pet cat known as Athena, is one of three cats roaming the upper school during the school meeting on Thursday. Thiele said that Athena’s doppelgängers may include her sibling Atlas and mother Chaos.

School meeting 12/7/23: PANMUN, Winter Instrumental Concert and campus cat double life

by Anika Maji and Kairui Sun December 12, 2023

Associated Student Body President Daniel Lin (12) opened the last school meeting of 2023 on Thursday.  CareerConnect officer Ruhan Sahasi (11) announced a Finals Study Workshop to help students learn...

Conservatory representatives Luke Mehta (12), Jason Shim (11), Sam Parupudi (11), Shareen Chahal (12) and Iris Cai (11) present upcoming holiday shows. The shows include Big Assembly Day (BAD), Santana Row tree lighting and Downbeats home show.

School meeting 11/27/23: Transgender Day of Remembrance, Holiday Performances, Robotics Competition

by Janam Chahal, Reporter November 30, 2023

Associated Student Body President Daniel Lin (12) welcomed students to the first school meeting after Thanksgiving break on Monday. Daniel requested that students disconnect from their phones and remain...

Riya Samuel (9) claps for the frosh class as they participate in a family feud competition. The senior class came out on top, followed by the sophomores, juniors and the frosh.

School Meeting 11/14: campus cat ‘Tony,’ Honor week and Family Feud

by Andrew Liang, Co-News Editor November 24, 2023

Associated Student Body President senior Daniel Lin commenced the school meeting on Nov. 14. Head of School Brian Yager acknowledged rising levels of antisemitism in the United States and the hardships...

ASB Student Events Committee members Ella Lan (12), Ameera Ramzan (9), Sam Parupudi (11), Amishi Gupta (10) and Shareen Chahal (12) remind students about Chellaween on Tuesday during the school meeting. Chellaween featured singing and dancing acts from students and teachers in the quad during long lunch on Tuesday.

School meeting 10/31/23: Chellaween, DECA kickoff, game night

by Emma Li, Reporter November 6, 2023

Associated Student Body (ASB) Secretary Cynthia Wang (12) broke the news that the projector was broken and that slides and videos could not be projected.  ASB president Daniel Lin (12) wished students...

Members of the ASB Lifestyle Committee and Honor Council present their interview with station chef Rupa Banerjee. They also asked that students keep the campus clean during lunches.

School Meeting Recap 10/20/23: Green Team, Fall Play, Club Photos

by Felix Chen, Co-News Editor October 28, 2023

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Daniel Lin (12) initiated the school meeting on Oct. 20 by advertising the TEDxHarkerSchool event to take place later that day at 3:45 p.m. in the Rothschild Performing...

TEDxHarkerSchool Curators Daniel Lin (12) and Alena Suleiman (12) reveal the speakers for TEDxHarker 2023. The event will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m on Friday in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center (RPAC).

School Meeting Recap 10/12/23: Artist in Residence, Chellaween and National Coming Out Day

by Ella Guo, Reporter October 18, 2023

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Daniel Lin (12) opened the fifth school meeting of the year on Thursday.  Winged Post Co-Editors-in-Chief Ariana Goetting (12) and Kinnera Mulam (12) introduced...

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