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

A chair leans against the door of upper school English teacher Susanne Salhabs room to act as a barricade during todays campus lockdown. After the lockdown from approximately 5 p.m. to 6:10 p.m., police have cleared the campus of a potential threat.

Upper school activates lockdown, campus “all clear”

by Isha Moorjani, Felix Chen, Sally Zhu, and Tiffany Chang September 13, 2022

The upper school campus activated lockdown protocol this evening from approximately 5 p.m. to 6:10 p.m., and police have now cleared the campus of a potential threat.  At approximately 5 p.m., the...

Queen Elizabeth II raises her glass in a toast with President Barack Obama in London in 2011. Elizabeth, the longest reigning monarch in English history, died at 96 years old in Scotland this morning.

BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96 after 70-year reign

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in English history, died at 96 years old in Scotland this morning, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace. The palace released an update on...

Students look on as the sprinkler sprays others exiting the library. “I was very surprised, of course, you don’t really see that kind of thing every day,” said Richie Amarillas (12), who was outside the library when the pipe burst. “When I looked outside I just thought it was raining because it was supposed to rain today, but no, it was a sprinkler.

BREAKING: Sprinkler bursts near library, temporarily drenches walkway

by Shiv Deokar, Sidak Sanghari, Grant Yang, and Felix Chen April 21, 2022

Additional reporting by Sabrina Zhu, Sally Zhu, Arjun Barrett and Isha Moorjani.  This is a developing story. Check back on harkeraquila.com for more updates.  A sprinkler head outside the upper...

(Left) Paul Barsky will become Head of Upper School and visit campus this spring. (Right) Academic Dean Kelly Horan will become Assistant Head of School.

New Head of Upper School appointed for next school year

by Edward Huang, Isha Moorjani, and Nicole Tian February 24, 2022

This article has been updated on Thursday, March 24, with photos of Paul Barsky and Kelly Horan as well as a quote from Horan. Paul Barsky will assume the role of Head of Upper School, and Academic...

The Office of Communication notified parents today that the Harker Outlook email accounts are currently inaccessible. Faculty will be notified when Outlook is restored.

BREAKING: Harker Outlook temporarily unavailable for faculty

by Alysa Suleiman, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2022

This is a developing story. Check Harker Aquila for future updates. Jan. 9, 11:19 a.m. The Harker website and portal have been restored this morning, according to an email Office of Communication...

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