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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

Volunteer Jonny Xue (11) calls on an HMI participant during a Fermi estimation contest before the awards ceremony. All of the questions had to do with Om Nom, the green monster from the Cut the Rope mobile game and HMIs unofficial mascot.

Record-high 405 participants attend student-run Harker Math Invitational

by Jessica Hu, Assistant Copy Editor March 18, 2024

Four hundred and five students from 19 schools competed in the 23rd Diana Nichols Harker Math Invitational, a student-run math contest for middle schoolers, on March 9 at the Harker middle school campus. HMI...

Dhanya Ramanan (9) recites Love Song of the Bat with Vertigo by Martín Espada for Harkers Poetry Out Loud competition on Jan. 31. Of the eleven contestants, Eric Zhang (11) and Iris Fu (12) advanced to the Santa Clara County regional round.

Contestants recite for Poetry Out Loud

by Jeremy Peng, Assistant Copy Editor February 9, 2024

Eleven students competed in Harker’s annual Poetry Out Loud contest in Nichols Auditorium on Jan. 31 during long lunch.  Each contestant recited a poem of their choice to three judges, English teachers...

Green Team officers Joelle Weng (11), Gary Ding (12) and Siddhi Jain (11) plan for the Dec. 4 planting pollinators community service trip on Nov. 11 after school. The event garnered 11 students, including three Green Team officers, and two faculty members.

Green Team hosts planting pollinators community service trip

by Kinnera Mulam, Co-STEM Editor December 17, 2022

Two teachers and 11 students attended Green Team’s service trip to the Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge on Dec. 4 to participate in outdoor work such as planting and weeding. South Bay Salt Pond...

Anwen Hao (9) poses in a dance routine to Albrecht’s Variation from “Giselle at this years Hoscars. The show, themed Oscars this year, took place on March 30 in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center and featured acts in singing, dancing, instrumental and more,

Back with a blast: the Hoscars return triumphantly to center stage

by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor April 17, 2022

“Before we start, let me assure you there will be no slaps and no punches thrown today. So sit back, relax and enjoy the show. Let the Hoscars begin!”  Associated Student Body (ASB) treasurer Aaditya...

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