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

Women’s History Month serves as one way students and faculty can celebrate women’s many contributions to modern society and recognize their erasure throughout history. “It’s a chance to pause and reflect on the fact we need a separate category of history for half the population of the world,” FEM Club Advisor Donna Gilbert said.

“We can still do better:” honor her-story

by Arjun Barrett, Managing Editor March 16, 2023

Amongst the many boards along the colorful walls of Main Hall, one in particular stands out. Adorned with flowers, a purple and green board shows the faces of various influential figures from our past....

Members of the upper school Speech and Debate team gather for a photo in Graduates Grove. Harker won first out of 193 schools at the prestigious Berkeley tournament over February break.

Speech and debate team excels at February tournaments

by Claire Bauschlicher and Felix Chen March 13, 2023

104 members of Harker’s Speech and Debate team finished strong at tournaments held at the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University during February break. The Stanford and Berkeley...

“The attitude I live by is to try new things even if I dont know how to do it. Ive been trying to push myself in general, and doing so has allowed me to experience a lot more things that I wouldnt have if I never tried it in the first place. Im really glad that Im pushing myself to go outside my comfort zone,” Deeya Viradia (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Waves of change

by Jasmine Hansra, Reporter March 8, 2023

Growing up in Maryland surrounded by cornfields provided Deeya Viradia (12) with few sources of entertainment. However, Deeya channeled her creativity into building go-karts from skateboards and booster...

Watch the following video to hear five upper school soccer fans share their hopes and predictions for the World Cup.

Students share World Cup hopes and predictions

by Sally Zhu, Jessica Tang, and Gabe Sachse December 2, 2022

This year's World Cup has taken the sports world by a storm, taking place in Qatar and with games lasting through Dec. 18. The United States defeated Iran in a high-profile game on Tuesday, advancing to...

Akshay Manglik (12), Andrew Lee (12) and speech and debate teacher Greg Achten pose for a photo after learning about the National Debate Coaches Association National Championship results.

Upper school debaters co-champion national tournament in Lincoln Douglas debate

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor April 18, 2021

Andrew Lee (12), Akshay Manglik (12) and Deven Shah (11) co-championed the National Debate Coaches Association National Championship last weekend in Lincoln Douglas debate.  The upper school debate...

Rep. Anna Eshoo of Californias 18th district speaks to Harker faculty and students for Civic Tech Clubs speaker event. Civic Tech Club president Deeya Viradia (10) asked Eshoo questions, and attendees put their own questions into the chat about cyberbullying and the role of technology in everyday lives.

Representative Anna Eshoo emphasizes student innovation during Civic Tech Club speaker event

by Isha Moorjani and Lucy Ge November 3, 2020

Representative Anna Eshoo (D) of California’s 18th district emphasized the importance of innovation and delivered a message of hope to over 40 Harker faculty and students during Tuesday’s Civic Tech...

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