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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

“To me, dance is an art form. Its been an important outlet for me to express my emotions or how Im feeling using my body. Its unique because youre using yourself as a medium to express what youre feeling, and I think thats something thats super special and really organic,” Eileen Ma (12) said.

Humans of Harker: The art of expression

by Eva Cheng, Reporter March 2, 2023

“Woah!” someone shouts from the seats, as the blinding lights dim and the final notes of Whitney Houston’s classic ballad “I Will Always Love You” ring throughout the theater. On stage, a radiant...

Amiya Chokawala (12) interacts with new members of the Women in STEM (WiSTEM) club at their kickoff meeting on Thursday. The officers delved into the purpose of their club and their main initiatives with a presentation.

Women in STEM club introduces initiatives with first meeting

by Hima Thota, Reporter October 16, 2022

The Women in STEM (WiSTEM) club held their first meeting during long lunch on Thursday to introduce the club’s officers and initiatives.  Garnering a large turnout from students across all classes,...

Using a stylus, upper school science department chair and biology teacher Anita Chetty selects certain features on the body to be visible. The table also allows the user to place labels on body organisms, view the flow of blood in the veins, and take a quiz on the anatomy of the cadaver.

Anatomage table facilitates interactive learning and study of the human body

by Young Min, Sidak Sanghari, and Sabrina Zhu June 4, 2022

An image of a dissected human body with red, flowing blood vessels and ivory-colored bones is displayed on a large table, about six feet long and two feet wide. Upper school science department chair and...

WiSTEM officers Kavita Murthy (12), Claire Luo (10), Ella Yee (10), Emily Zhou (12), Amiya Chokhawala (11), Catherine He (12), Thresia Vazhaeparambil (12) and Eileen Ma (11) hold a club meeting in the Nichols Atrium on Sept. 20. The club aims to encourage more female students to participate in STEM fields.

STEM Spotlight: Women in STEM

by Katelyn Zhao, Reporter October 5, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing as they return to campus. This week’s featured club is WiSTEM, which aims to foster STEM interest in female students. The...

Talk around campus: Club showcase

Talk around campus: Club showcase

by Jessica Tang and Katie Wang August 19, 2021

In light of a new year, club officers are looking to take advantage of an in-person campus after adapting to an online setting during the 2020-21 school year. Some have used the summer to explore, improve...

Upper school dance teacher Karl Kuehn looks on as students audition for the annual dance production. Auditions took place on Sept. 14.

Dance show auditions launch preparation for annual production

by Catherine Feng, Asst. Copy Editor September 16, 2019

Auditions for the annual dance production took place on Saturday, Sept. 14. Students of all ability levels from all four grades were encouraged to audition, even if they had never danced before. This year,...

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