The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila


“For both theater and ballet, you have a set of guidelines: for dance, its choreography, and for theater, thats your script. But in both, your role is to make those things feel like your own. Youre fully embodying the character and making it seem completely organic. You take your own interpretation of the piece and make small artistic decisions to make it fully what you feel is true to the character or the idea youre trying to convey, Arely Sun (22) said.

Humans of Harker: Stage magic

by Erica Cai, HoH Editor-in-Chief July 16, 2022

Arely Sun (‘22) vividly recalls her 2020 performance at the Youth America Grand Prix competition in San Francisco. Dressed in simple brown and beige as the titular character in the ballet “Giselle,”...

Immediately after its release on Sept. 17, the show encountered overwhelming success. In fact, “Squid Game” is the only Korean series to reach first place on Netflix’s top 10 most-viewed global chart, surpassing the combined views on any other streaming network according to content analytics research firm Diesel Labs.

‘Squid Game’ rolls dice on life

by Alena Suleiman, Reporter December 15, 2021

“Hello, sir.” A man in a suit holding a briefcase settles down in the empty spot next to you. “Would you like to play a game with me?” You give the man a once-over, questioning his profession....

Class of 2021 finishes high school career with baccalaureate and graduation

by Nicole Tian, Co-Editor-In-Chief June 1, 2021

The class of 2021 walked across the stage at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga to receive their diplomas in front of a socially distanced audience on Saturday, May 22. The first event at the site in 14 months,...

Freshmen Alice Feng and Arely Sun stand in front of an Environmental Engineering poster at the 2018 California Science and Engineering Fair. Their project, which eventually won first place, was titled “The Effect of Mushroom Species and Substrates on the Properties of a Novel Biodegradable Material: Mycelium.”

Freshmen researchers reflect on engineering project to test types of biodegradable material

by Arya Maheshwari and Anmol Velagapudi January 20, 2019

Attention to research at the upper school often focuses on the achievements of upperclassmen, like with the results of the recent Regeneron Science Talent Search. But research experience and success is...

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