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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

Tara Parimi , Editor-in-Chief

Tara Parimi (12) is co-Editor-in-Chief of Harker Aquila, and this is her fourth year on staff. She has been involved with the upper school's journalism program since her freshman year, previously serving as managing editor, copy editor and reporter. Her favorite aspects of the program are the strong work ethic of the editors and reporters, and the rapport between the staff. In her free time, she enjoys conducting community service, playing volleyball and tennis, riding horses and traveling the globe.

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by Tara Parimi, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2016
Viral meningitis typically develops from viruses such as enterovirus, mumps, herpes, measles and influenza. The upper school currently requires all students to be vaccinated against polio, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, and chickenpox.

Meningitis case at upper school

by Tara Parimi, Managing Editor
February 19, 2016
Junior Ashwin Rao of Guys Gig sings Since U Been Gone written by Max Martin and Lukasz Gottwald. The Choral Concert took place on Nov. 12 in Nichols Auditorium.

Choir groups sing at Fall Concert

by Tara Parimi, Managing Editor
November 21, 2015

Students earn awards in Intel STS

by Tara Parimi, Managing Editor
September 13, 2015
Following a landmark referendum held on May 22, Ireland has legalized same-sex marriage. Many believe that the ballots results have set a precedent.

Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage

by Tara Parimi, Managing Editor
May 24, 2015
Zoe Woehrmann (12) and Shreya Dixit (12) pose with their Eagles Buddies. This was the last Eagle Buddy event of the year.

Remembering the Seniors

by Tara Parimi, Aquila Copy Editor
May 15, 2015
Agata Sorotkin (12) and Maya Nandakumar (12) smile as they pore over a book. Agata and Maya were both Mitra Scholars.

Near and Mitra Grant scholars release papers

by Tara Parimi, Aquila Copy Editor and Reporter
May 1, 2015
Teachers attend CAIS conference

Teachers attend CAIS conference

by Tara Parimi, Aquila Copy Editor
March 15, 2015
Google flu trends

Google flu trends

by Derek Yen and Tara Parimi
November 22, 2014
In celebration of the 69th U.N. day, Upper Schools Model U.N. club has planted flags across campus.

Upper School celebrates 69th U.N. Day

by Tara Parimi, Aquila Copy Editor
October 28, 2014
Diana Moss leads a special game of musical chairs for Gym Jam attendees.

Gym Jam kicks off spirit

by Tara Parimi, Reporter
August 31, 2014
Cookies Rule Everything Around Me, or CREAM, is a popular eatery among Bay Area youth. CREAMs first branch was opened in Berkeley, California in 2010.

CREAM Review

by Tara Parimi, Aquila Co-Copy Editor
May 15, 2014
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