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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

We will not be writing just for no reason, but hopefully we dont necessarily always know why we’re writing, we know only that there is a kind of insistence in language. Poems really do begin with playing, poet Philip Metres said.

The Poet’s Project: ‘I wrote those lines because they were true’

by Sarah Mohammed, Features Editor November 19, 2021

Philip Metres is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an award grant for exceptional creative thinkers to have time and space for their craft, and the author of 10 books, including his most recent collection...

The American and Californian flag fly over the San José Fire Department Station 21 on Sept. 19. Out of the 415 emergency service workers who died on Sept 11., 343 were firefighters according to the New York City Fire Department.

Remembering 9/11, 20 years later

by Ananya Sriram, Nicole Tian, and Alysa Suleiman September 12, 2021

“Some things you just remember, [and] they stop you in your tracks,” upper school history teacher Karen Haley said. On a couch in her home in Dallas, Texas, Haley, a retired U.S. Army captain, sat...

Sophomores Jackie Hu and Alexa Lowe read the 9/11 reflections that were written by students and faculty during advisory. On Sept. 11, the upper school observed a series of memorial services to honor the victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks, which killed nearly three thousand people.

Upper school students, faculty remember 9/11

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2019

Halfway through period 5 on Wednesday morning, the deep, solemn sound of a bell broke the normal routine of class. A moment of silence followed, heavy with remembrance, before teachers and students resumed...

Diversity Committee faculty members Dr. Lola Muldrew, Pilar Aguero-Esparza and Tyeshia Brown speak to the upper school community about an upcoming assembly featuring Jay Smooth, a cultural commentator. To introduce Smooth, Diversity Committee played his YouTube video about race at school meeting yesterday.

School meeting recap 9/3/19: Self-study APs, Spirit Kickoff and upcoming auditions

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief September 4, 2019

The second school meeting of the year kicked off yesterday with an announcement from National Honors Society (NHS) by NHS president Jai Bahri (12). NHS is now taking new applicants and will send an application...

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