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From countrysides to cityscapes: Homecoming 2019

Rosh Roy (11) cheers for the Class of 2021 at the annual homecoming spirit rally on Oct. 11. The rally featured a series of events that invited the four classes to compete for spirit points, such as a lip sync competition and a relay race.

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2019

This year’s spirit rally wrapped up this year's homecoming week on Oct. 11, bringing students and faculty together in the athletics center for a series of festivities and competitive events before Oct. 12 homecoming game against St. Vincent De Paul High School. The cheer team kicked off the r...

Live updates: Harker hosts St. Vincent De Paul for annual homecoming game

Marcus Anderson (11) catches a touchdown pass in the endzone.

by Aditya Singhvi, Anna Vazhaeparambil, Kathy Fang, Eric Fang, Vishnu Kannan, and Muthu Panchanatham

October 12, 2019

Final Score: Harker 6 - St. Vincent de Paul 34 9:00 p.m. The game ends with an incomplete pass from Vijay. The final score is 34 - 6, and keep an eye out for more game recaps on Harker Aquila. 8:56 p.m. With two minutes left in the fourth quarter and a running clock, Vijay completes another pas...

125th Weekend: Picnic, alumni and homecoming events bring generations of students and families together

by Sara Yen, Gloria Zhang, and Anna Vazhaeparambil

October 21, 2018

Spirit festivities: In preparation for the homecoming game on Oct. 5, all grades participated in several spirit activities in the weeks leading up to it, including the eagle painting contest, skits, tug of war, lunchtime competitions and a homecoming rally. While the freshmen and seniors had the ...

Harker celebrates 125th anniversary

Harker celebrates 125th anniversary

by Sara Yen, Gloria Zhang, and Anna Vazhaeparambil

October 21, 2018

Harker students, faculty, alumni and parents attended the various events and festivities that were organized during Harker’s 125th Weekend on Oct. 6 to 7 and the week before. All four grade levels in the high school participated in the homecoming rally on Oct. 5 to compete for spirit points on Davis...

Homecoming 2018: The game in pictures

With about two minutes remaining in the first quarter, Siddharth Dudyala (11) catches a 37-yard pass from quarterback Anthony Meissner (12) to advance the ball to the Lobos' 2-yard line. Although a Lobos interception thwarted Harker from converting from the red zone, they still ended the first half with a 21-0 lead.

by Aditya Singhvi, Kathy Fang, and Nicole Chen

October 6, 2018

The Eagles dominated the Lobos from Elsie Allen High for a shutdown 56-0 victory yesterday night in front of a large homecoming crowd, bringing their overall record to 5-2. Defensive back Giovanni Rofa (11) broke a school record by recording four interceptions, three of which he returned for touc...

Homecoming 2018: Spirit rally in pictures

Cheerleaders leap in the air during their routine. After their performance, the classes competed in a scream-off.

by Irina Malyugina, Kathy Fang, and Nicole Chen

October 6, 2018

Upper school students and faculty celebrated homecoming with the annual spirit rally last Friday, during which student and faculty members of each class participated in a variety of spirit events, ranging from skits to relay races, to earn spirit points for their respective classes. The rally opened...

Faculty wins first spirit dodgeball game

Taylor Lam (12) knocks away a ball during today's faculty-student dodgeball game, hosted by Spirit Club. The student team lost the game 2-1 after winning the first round.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

October 3, 2018

Eight teachers faced off against two representatives from each grade in a best-of-three dodgeball game series after the advisory parade today after sixth period. The teachers won 2-1. Prior to the game, a representative of each advisory marched in the annual homecoming parade. Spirit club will b...

Spirit activities kick off homecoming week

Junior Sejal Krishnan strings a bead onto a friendship bracelet at an activity hosted by spirit club today during lunch. Students are invited to participate in a number of spirit activities this week, including a parade and scream-off tomorrow after fifth period.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

October 3, 2018

In preparation for the homecoming rally on Friday, Spirit Week began on Monday with movie trivia, which the seniors won with 200 points. Today, students were invited to make friendship bracelets in the quad during lunch. Sophomores and juniors dressed up for their "East Coast" themes on Monday, and seniors...

School meeting recap 9/26/18

Members of Spirit Club bow before the Eagle mascot at school meeting on Wednesday in promotion of Spirit Week, which will start on Monday.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

September 27, 2018

Eagle Update presenters Mitchell Granados (12), Grace Hajjar (11), Matthew Hajjar (12) and Adhya Hoskote (11) discussed the past week's games and sports events. Mitchell invited students to come to the annual homecoming game on Oct. 5, when the football team will play Elsie Allen High School. Katherine...

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