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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

The Black History Month board in Main hallway is decorated with short biographies and pictures of various influential Black people from around the world in celebration of Black History Month. Notable Black people which the Black Student Union (BSU) included in the Student Diversity Coalition board range from athletes to actors to politicans.

Upper school Black Student Union holds fundraiser celebrating Black History Month

by Ananya Sriram and Ariana Goetting March 10, 2022

Members of Harker’s Black Student Union (BSU) celebrated Black History Month in February by selling desserts from local Black-owned businesses during long lunches outside of Manzanita to promote mental...

The American and California flag fly at full-staff in the quad. Veterans Day, a federal holiday observed today, honors everyone who has served in the U.S. military through a variety of homages across the country.

Veterans Day celebrates those who served across the country

by Medha Yarlagadda, Reporter November 11, 2021

The nation honored those who have served in the U.S. military through a variety of homages across the country today for Veterans Day. Originally called Armistice Day, President Woodrow Wilson first...

The American and Californian flag fly over the San José Fire Department Station 21 on Sept. 19. Out of the 415 emergency service workers who died on Sept 11., 343 were firefighters according to the New York City Fire Department.

Remembering 9/11, 20 years later

by Ananya Sriram, Nicole Tian, and Alysa Suleiman September 12, 2021

“Some things you just remember, [and] they stop you in your tracks,” upper school history teacher Karen Haley said. On a couch in her home in Dallas, Texas, Haley, a retired U.S. Army captain, sat...

Harker cancelled classes on Nov. 11 to give the community time to honor veterans both in and out of the Harker community.

In honor of Veterans Day, upper school veterans share their stories

by Sarah Mohammed, Assistant Features Editor November 13, 2020

The upper school did not hold any classes on Nov. 11 to observe Veterans Day, a holiday that honors the service of those who have served in the various branches of the military. Harker has roots in military...

A family in war and peace

A family in war and peace

by Nicole Tian, Co-Lifestyle Editor November 18, 2019

“Sacrifice.” When asked about a word to describe Veterans Day, the annual holiday on Nov. 11 honoring those who have served in the military, first-year upper school history teacher and retired U.S....

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