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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

Pencil in hand and timer set, Junior Jessica Zhou writes a practice test during an AP United States History (APUSH) class yesterday. The APUSH exam is scheduled to take place this Friday.

Upper school students take AP exams with special bell schedule

by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor May 5, 2022

Upper school students began taking Advanced Placement (AP) exams on Monday, with exams continuing on campus next week until May 13.  The upper school operates on a special bell schedule during these two...

Medha Yarlagadda (10) and Brandon Zau (10) listen to Associated Press (AP) Photo Editor Jon Elswick speak about his background in photojournalism and his role in covering the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol during period three journalism class. “Being a journalist is one of the highest callings that you can have,” Elswick said. “I am always keenly aware that I am sitting in that front row seat to history, and its my job to tell the story, whether Im doing it from behind a camera, or from in front of a computer editing somebody elses work that Im showing, and its my job to let other people see what is going on.”

AP Photo Editor discusses Jan. 6 coverage with Harker Journalism classes

by Emma Gao and Isha Moorjani February 23, 2022

Warning: The following story contains information and photos about the Jan. 6 violence at the Capitol and may be upsetting to some readers. The photos are seared into our collective memories of a day...

A guide to any questions one might have about upcoming school events and how they have been impacted due to COVID-19 and the school closure.

Harker Aquila’s guide on how upcoming events are impacted by coronavirus

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post Asst. News Editor May 11, 2020

This story was updated on May 11 to include updates on the senior trip, baccalaureate, graduation, locker clean-outs and Harker summer programs. It has now been about two months since school shut down....

Audrey Liu (10) focuses concentratedly on her work in the library during AP week. AP Exams were help in both the Auxiliary Gym and Nichols Atrium.

Students complete first week of AP testing

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor May 9, 2019

Students completed their first week of AP exams on May 10, ending the week with the United States History and Physics 2 exams. Another week of AP testing lies ahead, with 17 exams being offered next week,...

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