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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

Imogene Leneham (12) poses on Davis Field with gold pom-poms. As captain of Harkers cheerleading team this year, Imogene is in charge of choreographing sections of new routines and teaching them to her fellow cheerleaders.
Apex: Cheerleader defines grit of sport through commitment
by Julie Shi, Reporter • December 4, 2021

Upbeat music pumps through the air as Imogene Leneham (12), captain of Harker’s varsity cheerleading team, performs with her cheer members...

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Lachlan Rossi (10) throws the ball into the goal as two Gunn defenders close in on him. After finishing second in league this season with a record of 11-2, the varsity boys water polo team won CCS and finished second place in NorCals.
Varsity boys water polo team finishes second in NorCals after finals loss to Gunn
by Sydney Ling, Reporter • November 24, 2021

The varsity boys water polo team lost to Gunn 7-13 on Saturday in the NorCal Division III Championship finals.  Despite a close margin for...

Seniors Andrea Thia, Esther Wu and Tina Xu hold gifts, posters and flowers during the Senior Night ceremony. The varsity girls golf teams Senior Night was held on Nov. 12 at the Los Lagos Golf Course in San Jose.
Varsity girls golf team celebrates Senior Night at Los Lagos Golf Course
by Brandon Zau, Reporter • November 24, 2021

The varsity girls golf team held their Senior Night at the Los Lagos Golf Course on Nov. 12. The ceremony began at 4:00 p.m., and friends...

Rachel Hernandez (10) serves the ball. The varsity girls tennis team defeated Menlo 6-1 on Saturday at Bay Club Los Gatos to repeat as CCS Champions.
Varsity girls tennis team repeats as CCS Champions with 6-1 victory over Menlo
by Alysa Suleiman and Vishnu Kannan November 16, 2021

The varsity girls tennis team defeated Menlo 6-1 on Saturday at Bay Club Los Gatos to win their second consecutive Central Coast Section (CCS)...

Cross country head coach Mia Purnell hands out roses to this years seniors Erica Cai, Ritika Rajamani, Dawson Chen, Kailash Ranganathan, Aidan Lincke and Alex Liou during the senior ceremony.
Cross country team competes in league finals, celebrates Senior Night
by Emma Gao, Reporter • November 8, 2021

The cross country team competed in the West Bay Athletics League finals hosted at the Crystal Springs Cross Country Park on Senior Night on Friday....

Tara Ozdemir (12) and Brooklyn Cicero (12) hold up signs made for their Senior Night. The team will play at Notre Dame this Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Varsity girls volleyball team falls to Mercy High School on Senior Night
by Emma Gao and Katelyn Zhao October 24, 2021

The varsity girls volleyball team lost to Mercy High School during their Senior Night on Friday at home 23-25, 18-25, 22-25 in their last home...

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Sports slideshow: Nov. 4
Sports slideshow: Nov. 4
by Alysa Suleiman, Ella Yee, Tiffany Chang, Ariana Goetting, Kinnera Mulam, Erica Cai, Olivia Xu, and Katelyn Zhao November 9, 2021

A play on the familiar phrase “Jack Of All Trades”, Harker Aquilas sports podcast “Jock Of All Trades” is intended to give listeners the latest and most pertinent information regarding a variety of sports.
Jock of All Trades: Episode 12, Talking Giants vs. Dodgers, Trey Lance and Harker Day
by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, and Desiree Luo October 13, 2021

Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Aquila Co-Managing Editor Vishnu Kannan (12), Opinions Editor Muthu Panchanatham (12) and Assistant...

Sports slideshow: Sept. 17
Sports slideshow: Sept. 17
by Alysa Suleiman, Smrithi Sambamurthy, Lakshmi Mulgund, Carter Chadwick, and Erica Cai September 17, 2021