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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Students craft up creative costumes for Halloween. Check out the costumes of Jeremy Ko (12), Isabella Ribeiro (11), Shareen Chahal (11) and Ava Arasan (12) in the video.

Students craft up creative costumes for Halloween

by Sally Zhu, Selina Xu, and Medha Yarlagadda November 8, 2022

Students and faculty donned a variety of costumes from internet memes to childhood show characters and even other community members to celebrate Halloween on Oct. 31. In addition, Harker Spirit Leadership...

Upper School Head Paul Barsky thanks the students involved in various school events, including the cast and crew of the fall play and those in the athletics program. He also delivered announcements about the new crosswalk and the Eagle Store.

School meeting recap 10/28/22: Messages from administration, Halloween festivities and club announcements

by Shareen Chahal, Asst. News Editor November 1, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) Vice President Gordon Chen (12) welcomed students and faculty to the school meeting on Friday and sent the seniors best wishes for their college applications. Upper School...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Staying spooky with Aquila

by Charlie Folk, TALON Reporter October 31, 2022

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. The month of October is coming to a close,...

An illustration of the clown from the popular horror movie It. The film, adapted from Stephen King’s novel and directed by Andy Muschietti, follows a group of children on their endeavor to hunt down a murderous child-killing predator.

Halloween’s haunting horror movies: Entertainment and fright

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor November 5, 2021

Beep beep beep. The electronic tune on a toy rocket starts playing. The noise, seemingly innocent, contrasts the dead silence of the scene. The father runs, but not fast enough, only to see his son get...

A mixture of candy rests in a cauldron from Harker Spirit Leadership Team adviser and Director of Student Organizations Eric Kallbrier. This Friday Five repeater ranks top five brands of Halloween candy.

Friday Five: Halloween Candy

by Muthu Panchanatham, Opinion Editor October 29, 2021

Friday five is our new opinion repeater in which a staff member presents top five items across various categories. Reasoning will be provided, views challenged and debates expected. In spirit of the spooky...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Boo! Get spooked with Aquila

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor October 25, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  Welcome to spooky season this week with...

This year, students preserved the Halloween spirit through their costumes, many of which were homemade, transforming themselves into movie characters, fairies, and even a Christmas tree.

Spooky sightings

by Emily Tan, Winged Post Features Editor November 2, 2020

Each year on Halloween, trick-or-treaters laugh as they dash up driveways to front doors, sounding doorbells and sing-songing out, “Trick or treat!” before scrambling for the most coveted pieces of...

Happening at Harker is a new Aquila repeater which offers compilations of events occurring in the Harker community a few times a week.

Happening at Harker 10/30: Halloween costume contest, UNICEF trick-or-treat and Fall Play

by Lucy Ge and Emily Tan October 30, 2020

“Happening at Harker” is a new Aquila repeater to be published a couple times a week with a compilation of upcoming events and opportunities. Through this repeater, Aquila hopes to provide a one-stop-shop...

Freshmen Allison Zhu and Alexis Nishimura dress as a devil and angel in classic red and white for the costume.

Trick or treat: Zombies, princesses, and e-boys, oh my!

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter November 1, 2019

As the clock strikes 8 am on a crisp and windy Thursday morning, the perfect Halloween weather, students scramble into class, greeting each other with shouts of laughter as they view each other’s costumes....

Seniors Rohan Cherukuri, Martin Bourdev, Rishi Dange, Arnav Johshi Nikhil Sharma dressed as clowns in matching red suits covered in white polka-dots, flamboyant red wigs, and classic red noses with white face paint. Not only did their costumes receive appreciation and laughter, but the boys themselves learned juggling as well as enjoyed planning for their costumes together.

Students, faculty celebrate Halloween with creative costumes

by Alysa Suleiman October 31, 2019

This year's Halloween showcased a variegated barrage of unique costumes. Either humorous, traditionally terrifying or a classic; simple, complex, or colorful, costumes reflected the personalities and spirit...

Spirit club officers Arjun Kilaru (12) and Zachary Hoffman (12) announce the results of the costume contests from Wednesday. Each winner received prizes as well as spirit points for their class.

School meeting recap 11/2/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor November 2, 2018

Eagle Update presenters announced that the girls volleyball team made the CCS finals, and girls water polo won their league finals and will play their first CCS game tomorrow. Boys water polo and boys...

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