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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

Tara Nemati (10) works to complete the sophomore class eagle during Spirit Night on Friday. The sophomore eagle donned a lab coat and sports jersey to highlight the “High School Musical” theme.

HSLT hosts spirit night, students complete eagle paintings

by Felix Chen, Co-News Editor October 1, 2023

Upper school students celebrated Spirit Night on Thursday outside of Manzanita Hall from 3 to 5:30 p.m. to build class camaraderie and finalize homecoming preparations. Harker Student Leadership Team...

Senior class dean Brian Larsen adjusts the red beach ball-balloon to the seniors eagle. The different eagles had various props including this balloon, a skateboard and a scarf.

Spirit Night hosts festivities in anticipation of Homecoming Week

by Sally Zhu October 3, 2022

Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) hosted various activities at Spirit Night after school on Friday for students in anticipation of Homecoming Spirit Week.  Starting from 3:30 pm, students could...

Angelina Hu (10) paints the Backstreet Boys album Millenium on the side of the sophomores class eagle.

Students celebrate first day of Homecoming Week activities

by Kinnera Mulam, Reporter October 5, 2021

Students participated in spirit activities organized by the Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) yesterday including Sudoku, class eagle judging, an online word search and riddles.  The Sudoku competition...

Senior Student Activities Board (SAB) representative Kate Olsen fastens a headband with Shrek ears made of polymer clay onto the senior eagle.

Upper school community enjoys eagle painting, karaoke and candy at annual Spirit Night

by Emily Tan, Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2021

Approximately 70 students and faculty gathered outside Manzanita Hall and the journalism room for the upper school Spirit Night from 3-6 p.m. on Friday. Hosted by the Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT),...

The sophomore Class of 2017 eagle stands in front of the journalism room. “It allows a group of students who are often not as gregarious and outgoing … to have different ways of showing spirit, and that’s my favorite aspect of it,” Jeffrey Draper, freshman class dean and performing arts teacher at the upper school, said.

Campus Compass: Painting Homecoming eagles

by Isha Moorjani, Asst. News Editor October 16, 2020

Laughter and overlapping voices fill Manzanita and the quad as students chat with friends while eating lunch. Four majestic, bright white eagles stand on tarp in a straight line in front of the round tables...

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