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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

“Persistence and flexibility and resilience [are important in robotics]. Being able to take a failure in your prototype, for example, and solve the problems that arise when you encounter them, you need to be able to iterate on that quickly. And it definitely takes a good amount of dedication, because its so much time and effort, Alex Liou (22) said.

Humans of Harker: Revolutionizing and reinventing

by Selina Xu, Reporter June 27, 2022

Machinery and mechanical tools cram against walls and pile up on work benches, gleaming under the dim lighting of the robotics lab. In the corner of the room, bright orange, yellow and blue wires form...

Robotics members Tanay Sharma (11), Gary Ding (11), Will Lee (11), Nolan Dagum (9), and Agastya Ravuri (9) consider potential features for the robot on a whiteboard. At the kickoff, groups brainstormed design ideas for competition and later presented their concepts.

Robotics kickoff marks the start of build season

by Margaret Cartee and Sabrina Zhu January 21, 2022

Harker Robotics hosted a kickoff marking the beginning of the build season for about 40 members in the Nichols atrium from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 8.  To start the kickoff, members watched a livestream...

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. The team celebrated seniors Erica Cai, Dawson Chen, Aidan...

Kara Kister (10) runs during a cross country meet last year. Kara was one of four athletes to participate in last Saturday’s meet at The King’s Academy, which was Harker’s first athletic competition since the school shut down in March last year due to COVID-19.

Athletic competitions resume, cross country team participates in first meet

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham March 1, 2021

The cross country team participated in their first meet of the season last Saturday, facing off against The King’s Academy and Notre Dame. Alexa Lowe (11), Alex Liou (11), Kara Kister (10) and Adam Sayed...

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