Harker Aquila

Editor’s note: Welcome to the paper!

Editor’s note: Welcome to the paper!

by Eric Fang and Gloria Zhang

September 4, 2019

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! Are you ready to leap into a new decade? As we head into the new year, we aim to stay true to our value of constant improvement by reflecting on our role in the Harker community and ways that we can better serve this role.   In our redesign last year, we began a new ge...

2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris widens support base in home state

2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris widens support base in home state

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2019

The lobby of the hotel resounded with chants of “Ka-ma-la!” after Harris’ speech on Friday. Over 100 volunteers wearing “Kamala Harris for the People” shirts streamed out of the upstairs ballroom where speeches were being given and flooded a downstairs meeting room. Harris addressed her...

Sanders, Castro and Delaney join Democratic presidential candidates at CDP

by Eric Fang, Kathy Fang, and Anna Vazhaeparambil

June 2, 2019

Several hundred California Democrats gathered for a final day of speeches, caucuses and workshops at the California Democrats’ State Convention, held in the Moscone Center of San Francisco. Today featured presidential candidate speakers Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-V.T., former Secretary of Housing and Urban...

Boys golf ends successful season at CCS championships

Boys golf ends successful season at CCS championships

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 17, 2019

After winning their sixth consecutive league championship and earning third place at the WBAL Championships, the varsity golf team ends their impressive season with sixth place in the CCS Championships on Tuesday, May 14. Only two strokes away from earning fourth, the boys played in the highly co...

Live Coverage: Boys Volleyball takes on Bellarmine in NorCal semifinals

Live Coverage: Boys Volleyball takes on Bellarmine in NorCal semifinals

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

The game is now over, with the Eagles winning comfortably 25-15, 25-21, 25-20. Be sure to catch our game recap coming soon to Harker Aquila. 8:19 p.m. Despite a commendable Bellarmine team bringing the score to 23-20, the Eagles, off a  Bellarmine fault and a Jarett hit, have won the third set 2...

Lacrosse closes out another league championship season

Lacrosse closes out another league championship season

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 12, 2019

After defeating Aragon High School 7-6 on Tuesday this week in their quarterfinals match, the girls lacrosse team qualified to play in the WBAL semifinals, where they lost 9-6 to Woodside High School. Although this is the team’s second loss to Woodside and marks the end of their season, the girls ea...

Softball holds senior night, defeats Notre Dame

Softball holds senior night, defeats Notre Dame

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

The softball team hosted their senior night on May 9, conducting a ceremony before a game against Notre Dame-San Jose. The Eagles won the game 23-22. The ceremony honored six seniors: Anika Rajamani, Cameron Zell, Lily Wancewicz, Mahi Gurram, Ria Gupta and Taylor Lam. Before the game, coach Raul Rios...

Swimmers break CCS records, advance to States

Swimmers break CCS records, advance to States

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

May 11, 2019

Five Harker swimmers competed in the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships last Saturday, placing third and moving onto the State Championships, held in Clovis yesterday and today. The swimmers — Rhys Edwards (10), Matthew Chung (10), Jason Kwok (10), Ethan Hu (11) and Alex Yu (12) — broke...

Spring sports hit the home stretch

Spring sports hit the home stretch

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

May 9, 2019

Swimming: The varsity swimming team recently competed in the WBAL Championship Finals and the CCS Championship Finals, earning accolades in a wide range of events. At the WBAL Championship Finals on April 27, which followed the WBAL Championship Trials two days prior, the boys relay team of Matthew C...

Bringing Capoeira to Life

Bringing Capoeira to Life

by Mark Hu and Muthu Panchanatham

April 25, 2019

Intense music plays in the background as two students bend down to touch their teacher’s feet, surrounded by their peers. They then proceed to shake hands, acknowledging each other with respect as they were taught. Suddenly, the two cartwheel into the center of the “roda” or circle of people and engage ...

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Softball: The girls softball team earned their second win of their league season this week, beating Notre Dame High School 13-5 on Tuesday and increasing their record to 2-5. In a non-league game against El Camino High School on Thursday, the Eagles again won, earning a final score of 14-11 and improvi...

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

Weekly roundup: Week of March 11

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 17, 2019

Baseball After a 6-1 loss against Jefferson High School on Tuesday, Mar 12, the varsity baseball team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 7-6 in their first league win, increasing their record to 1-1. Despite the team giving up six unearned runs in the second inning, freshman Mark Hu pitched six in...

The student news site of The Harker School.
Uncategorized