The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Two chairs are pushed against the door in the Nichols 307 classroom during the shelter-in-place (SIP) at the upper school campus today. The school activated SIP this afternoon after an unarmed intruder entered the campus, and all students and staff are safe.

Upper school activates shelter-in-place, all students, staff safe

by Emma Gao, Isha Moorjani, Sally Zhu, and Sabrina Zhu June 22, 2022

The upper school campus activated a shelter-in-place (SIP) this afternoon after an unarmed intruder entered the campus during a police chase.  All students and staff are safe, according to an email...

Downbeat takes the stage with an a cappella arrangement of TV show “Euphoria”’s song “All for Us. Spring Choral Concert took place last Thursday at 6:30 p.m., with performances by upper school singing groups Bel Canto, Camerata, Cantilena and Downbeat.

School meeting recap 4/18/22: Downbeat performance, lockdown drill and Green Team club week

by Selina Xu, Asst. Multimedia Editor April 25, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Dawson Chen (12) opened the school meeting last Monday in the Athletics Center. Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) Co-Secretary of Athletic Affairs BB Ajlouny...

Elvis Han (12) adds a chair to the barricade of Upper School Science Department Chair Anita Chettys period 6 Honors Human Anatomy and Physiology class on Monday. Upper school students and staff participated in a “Run, Hide and Defend” drill to practice emergency response protocol from 10:20 to 10:50 a.m. on Monday.

Upper school community practices lockdown drill

by Isha Moorjani, News Editor April 20, 2022

Additional reporting by Kinnera Mulam.  Upper school students and staff participated in a “Run, Hide and Defend” drill to practice emergency response protocol during sixth period on Monday from...

A shelf for soap, bleach and disinfectant is almost cleared out at a local Safeway.  The shelter-in-place order mandates that individuals must remain in their residence unless performing “essential” activities, which include grocery shopping, obtaining healthcare, or performing a job for an “essential business.

Santa Clara County announces shelter-in-place directive

by Mark Hu and Aditya Singhvi March 17, 2020

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department announced a “shelter-in-place” directive for all residences yesterday, joining five other Bay Area counties as the number of COVID-19 cases rose to 155...

The quad during lunch today, which was unusually empty due to the large number of student absences. Many students chose to remain home today, following the discovery of a threatening graffiti message in a Dobbins boys bathroom yesterday.

Lockdown drill canceled after discovery of threatening graffiti message leads many students to stay home from school

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena November 6, 2019

This story was updated at 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. This is a developing story. Check Harker Aquila for future updates. Following the discovery of a threatening graffiti message in a Dobbins boys bathroom,...

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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