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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

Spirit Week Day 4: Students and faculty dress as “twins,” build Lego castles

Spirit Week Day 4: Students and faculty dress as “twins,” build Lego castles

by Gabe Sachse and Janam Chahal March 28, 2024

Upper school students and staff wore matching outfits for Twin Day and built Lego castles outside of Manzanita Hall during lunch on Thursday. Harker Spirit Leadership Team offers students and staff...

Juniors Shiv Deokar and Caitlyn Wong sing along on the Winter Ball dance floor. The DJ played a variety of music, from Travis Scott to ABBA, over the course of the night.

Lights, camera, action: Students shine like the stars at “Old Hollywood” themed winter ball

by Gabe Sachse, Assistant News Editor February 3, 2024

Students attended the annual winter ball in the Auxiliary Gym and Main Hall on Jan. 20 from 7 to 10 p.m. Rain forced the dance to shift to an entirely indoor event, changing the typical layout of activities...

Students pose with props for a photo at the photo booth. Besides dancing, students could play ping-pong, take photos and enjoy food and drink.

Sparkling in style: Students create memories at annual homecoming dance

by Lily Shi, Ashley Mo, Kairui Sun, and Felix Chen October 28, 2023

Students gathered for the annual Homecoming Dance in the auxiliary gym and quad on Oct. 13 from 7 to 10 p.m.  Due to this year’s location change for the dance from Nichols Hall to the Auxiliary Gym,...

Despite changes and improvements, Wi-Fi at Harker is sometimes unreliable and unstable, disconnecting at inconvenient times. These disconnections create disruptions both in and out of the classroom.

What’s happening with Harker Wi-Fi?

by Eva Cheng and Victor Gong September 19, 2023

Wi-Fi: a magical gateway to the Internet, a necessity in everyday tasks, the enabler of everything online. In today’s day and age, web browsing, gaming and video calling all require wifi or internet...

Juniors Sam Parupudi and Sanaa Bhorkar paint the Class of 2025s eagle white. Each grade colored their eagle white ahead of Spirit Week in October, during which classes will decorate their respective eagles to their assigned theme.

Community jumps into year of spirit with Spirit Kickoff

by Felix Chen, Mendy Mao, and Kinnera Mulam September 13, 2023

Around 250 students and faculty attended the Spirit Kickoff on Sept. 1. The event took place in the Quad from 3:30-5 p.m. and featured boardwalk-themed activities to inaugurate another year of Harker spirit. Harker...

Rupert Chen (12) plays the bagpipes during Quadchella on Oct. 19. The bagpipe is a traditional Scottish instrument that is part of the woodwind family.

Quadchella strengthens bond of Harker community

by Alison Yang and Young Min November 5, 2022

Tunes and laughter fill the air as upper school students and faculty gathered to watch Quadchella, a semi-annual showcase that featured 12 members of the Harker community and their talents, in the Quad...

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