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Upper school students elect ASB for 2020-2021 school year

The 2020-2021 Associated Student Body (ASB).

by Irene Yuan, Asst. Photo Editor

April 17, 2020

Upper school students elected five juniors to the 2020-2021 Associated Student Body (ASB) council on Tuesday.  Current junior class president Jason Lin (11) won the position of ASB President against current sophomore class vice president Ayan Nath (10). Arusha Patil (11), the current junior cla...

School meeting recap 2/25/2020: Popeyes, ping pong tournament, and art portfolios

Giovanni Rofa (12), Meona Khetrapal (11), Rohan Varma (11) and Adhya Hoskote (12) deliver the Eagle Update during Tuesday's school meeting. They reviewed the results from recent games played by the girls basketball, girls soccer, boys basketball and girls basketball.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

February 27, 2020

Avi Gulati (12) welcomed everyone to the school meeting. The junior council announced a Popeyes chicken sandwich fundraiser in front of Manzanita during lunch on Tuesday. Giovanni Rofa (12), Meona Khetrapal (11), Rohan Varma (11) and Adhya Hoskote (12) gave the Eagle Update. The boys soccer te...

School meeting recap 2/19/2020: Chef Keller, sandwiches and an abundance of Valentine’s grams

Student council members Calais Poirson (11) and Bennett Liu (12) perform a skit on how to make sandwiches at the sandwich bar at school meeting yesterday. The sandwich bar gives students the opportunity to craft their own soy butter and jelly sandwiches after school.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

February 20, 2020

Avi Gulati (12) started off the school meeting by announcing a high of 66 degrees and a low of 52 degrees Fahrenheit.  Head of upper school Butch Keller thanked students and faculty for the successful Challenge Day that took place on Feb. 6.  “I heard from a lot of people that participated that...

School meeting recap 1/24/2020: “Little Red Wagon,” Valentine’s grams, and sports senior nights

Eric Kallbrier, director of student organizations and assistant upper school activities coordinator, gives an overview of the Harker summer camp jobs. He invited past summer camp employees Emiko Armstrong (12), Griffin Cook (12), Chance Hewitt (11) and Liza Shchegrov (10) to talk about their experiences.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

January 30, 2020

David Feng (12) started off the first school meeting of the semester last Friday by congratulating the class of 2020 for being second semester seniors. Giovanni Rofa (12), Rohan Varma (11), Adhya Hoskote (12) and Meona Khetrapal (11) gave the Eagle Update. Boys soccer tied with Sacred Heart Prepara...

School meeting recap 1/17/2020: Mercutio, Thirsty Thursday, and free yearbooks

TALON yearbook editors-in-chief Emily Chen (12) and Anthony Xu (12) and TALON managing editor Shreya Srinivasan (11) announce that all yearbooks from this year onwards will be free to all students and faculty at school meeting last Friday.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

January 22, 2020

Avi Gulati (12) welcomed everyone to the last school meeting of the semester. On behalf of the performing arts program, Annabelle Ju (12) announced the Winter Concert, which was on the night of Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Patil Theater. Upper school lab band, jazz band and orchestra all perf...

School meeting recap 1/7/2020: Student directed showcase, new basketball hoop and course selections

Members of the boys soccer team announce that their annual Kicks Against Soccer games are on Friday. The boys junior varsity team plays at 3 p.m. against Pinewood, girls varsity team plays at 4:45 p.m. against Notre Dame and boys varsity team plays at 6:30 against Priory.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

January 8, 2020

Avi Gulati (12) started off the meeting by welcoming everyone to 2020 and stating his new year resolutions.  Roma Gandhi (12) announced on behalf of the Student Events Committee that the deadline to sign up for Hoscars is Jan. 20. Applicants need to submit their Hoscars submission form and email ...

School meeting recap 12/2/19: Community service spotlight, Harker journalism update and re-opening of Nichols common area

Presidents of the Chinese National Honor Society (CNHS), French National Honor Society (FNHS) and Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS) Sana Pandey (12), Grant Miner (12) and Katie Chang (12), respectively from left to right, announce the three club's upcoming shared club week. The three clubs will take turns selling cultural snacks during lunch and after school this week.

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor

December 4, 2019

Avi Gulati (12) started off the first school meeting back from Thanksgiving break by introducing Kerry Enzensperger, director of upper school community service. For the second community service spotlight of the year, Enzensperger introduced Bryan Zhang (11), who gave a speech on his own experience...

Special schedule accommodates ReCreate Reading, ASB speeches, senior meeting

Avi Gulati (11), who is running uncontested for ASB president, delivers his speech to close out yesterday's assembly. Avi and five other juniors are running for five positions on the ASB council next year.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

April 17, 2019

ASB candidates gave their speeches to freshmen, sophomores and juniors in the Athletic Center today in place of school meeting, after fifth period. Results from the election will be announced Thursday, and all but two candidates are running uncontested. For President, the candidate is Avi Gulati (11);...

School meeting recap 1/18/19

Members of junior class council Evan Cheng, Avi Gulati, Roma Gandhi and Alyssa Huang announce the theme,

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

January 22, 2019

As students clamored to their seats at the last school meeting of the first semester, ASB President Neil Ramaswamy attempted to settle the crowd as English teacher Charlie Shuttleworth’s made an announcement about the annual Shakespeare Competition, which invites high school students to perform a me...

School meeting recap 9/10

Performing arts representative Emmy Huchley (12), Alex Kumar (10), Vance Hirota (11) and Ellie Lang-Ree (12) announced information about upcoming dance show auditions, which will be held in RPAC this Saturday afternoon.

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

September 11, 2018

As students settled in their seats for the second school meeting of the year, Harker Aquila’s photo slideshow displayed the highlights of the past two weeks. ASB President Neil Ramaswamy spoke briefly and welcomed students before passing the mic to Brian Larsen, Production Manager of K-12. He instru...

Therapy dogs visit campus for finals week

Lou Sanche (10) pets therapy dog Keko in the counseling office during today's morning extra help session. Students can visit the therapy dogs tomorrow and Wednesday during lunch in the counseling office.

by Rose Guan, Winged Post Copy Editor

June 5, 2017

Therapy dogs Keko and Kula will visit the upper school campus tomorrow and Wednesday after being in the counseling office all day today. ASB led an initiative to bring the two golden retrievers, licensed therapy dogs owned by head cross-country and track coach Scott Chisam, onto campus. They also cam...

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