Harker Aquila

Seniors and juniors celebrate close of school year with annual Baccalaureate ceremony

Seniors and juniors celebrate close of school year with annual Baccalaureate ceremony

by Erica Cai and Anna Vazhaeparambil

May 23, 2019

Students of the class of 2019 and 2020 gathered in the quad with parents and faculty on yesterday for the annual Baccalaureate ceremony, an event where the current senior class passes down their responsibility as leaders of the school to the junior class. “I think it is important to symbolically...

Near and Mitra scholars announced, beginning research process

Near and Mitra scholars announced, beginning research process

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

May 11, 2019

The 2020 Near/Mitra scholars were announced by the library earlier this month, allowing eight current juniors the opportunity to delve into deep research over the next year with an opportunity to present their final projects to the student body in the form of a completed manuscript. Four juniors were...

Juniors and seniors make memories at “Frozen in Time” themed prom

Juniors and seniors make memories at “Frozen in Time” themed prom

by Irina Malyugina and Kathy Fang

April 29, 2019

Seventeen floors above the lights of downtown San Jose, upper school students spent the night of April 27th "frozen in time" at this year's prom, hosted in the Silicon Valley Capitol Club from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. On the balcony, students dined, drank mocktails mixed by the venue’s staff, interacted...

In pictures: Spirit Week one day at a time

In pictures: Spirit Week one day at a time

by Nina Gee, Visual Editor

April 17, 2019

Monday: This year's spirit week kicked off with Movie/Music Day, where students dressed up as characters from their favorite movies or wore merch from their favorite artists. The school saw costumes ranging from the iconic white-and-yellow checkered suits of Cher and Dione from Clueless to students...

Harker heats up for spirit week

Harker heats up for spirit week

by Emily Tan, Reporter

April 14, 2019

For members of the upper school community, the five days after spring break ended weren’t just any few days: it was spirit week, which meant over-the-top costumes, class competitions nearly every day, and an uplifting mood that spread throughout the whole campus. On Monday during lunch, students...

Homecoming 2018: Spirit rally in pictures

Homecoming 2018: Spirit rally in pictures

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...

Your how-to guide to high school

Your how-to guide to high school

by Gloria Zhang and Sara Yen

September 14, 2018

Freshmen: Whether you’re a lifer or new to Harker, you are still experiencing a fresh start at a new campus and transitioning into high school. Although the cafeteria lines seem endless and the classes long, you’ll adjust to the upper school within the first few weeks and know the way around campu...

Sophomores and juniors enjoy ropes course, rafting to start the new year

Sophomores and juniors enjoy ropes course, rafting to start the new year

by Kathy Fang and Ryan Guan

August 31, 2018

Juniors whitewater raft The class of 2020 traveled to OARS American River Output in Coloma, California, for the annual junior class rafting trip on Aug. 23. Students split into groups of six to eight and cruised down the American River, paddling through class one, two and three whitewater rapids. Each ...

The student news site of The Harker School.
juniors