Harker Aquila

School meeting recap 12/13/18

School meeting recap 12/13/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 14, 2018


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Grace Hajjar (11) and Adhya Hoskote (11) began the last meeting of 2018 with the Eagle Update. A meeting for students interested in boys tennis was held today at 1 p.m. in the team room, while students who want to play football next year should attend a meeting in the team room tomorrow at 3:15 p.m. The...

School meeting recap 12/3/18

School meeting recap 12/3/18

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

December 9, 2018


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As students scuffled through the bleachers to find their seats at the 2nd to last school meeting before Winter Break, Matthew Hajjar (12) opened with a stentorian chant as Adhya Hoskote (11) and Grace Hajjar (11) took the mic and went over the Eagle Update. Arthur Jakobsson (10) talked about the end...

School meeting recap 11/8/18

School meeting recap 11/8/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

November 11, 2018


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Eagle Update presenters congratulated girls volleyball on their successful CCS run. Girls golf placed seventh in NorCal and second in CCS, and Natalie Vo (10) qualified for the state tournament. Rohan Arora (11) spoke for the year's first community service spotlight. He described how his mother's...

School meeting recap 11/2/18

School meeting recap 11/2/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

November 2, 2018


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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 cross-country are state academic champions, while girls golf placed second in CCS. The cross-country...

School meeting recap 10/22/18

School meeting recap 10/22/18

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

October 23, 2018


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Chatter engulfed the student body as students sat by advisory and settled down in their seats for the eighth school meeting of the year. ASB President Neil Ramaswamy (12) spoke first, giving details about the upcoming Quebec trip. All interested students were asked to attend an informational meeting ...

School meeting recap 10/16/ 18

School meeting recap 10/16/ 18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

October 19, 2018


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Freshmen did not attend today's school meeting, as they were listening to speeches given by their peers running for student council. The elections will be held on Thursday during lunch in the journalism room. Eagle update presenters showed a clip of the Eagles scoring a touchdown using a trick play...

School meeting recap 10/9/18

School meeting recap 10/9/18

by Eric Fang and Ryan Guan

October 11, 2018


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Juniors from the girls water polo team presented a video advertising their joint senior night with the boys water polo team on Thursday. The boys will be playing Cupertino High School at 4 p.m., with senior recognition at 3:45. The girls will play at 6:15 p.m. with recognition around 6. The junior varsity...

School meeting recap 9/26/18

School meeting recap 9/26/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

September 27, 2018


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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...

School meeting recap 9/14/18

School meeting recap 9/14/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

September 14, 2018


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Jennifer Walrod, director of global education, introduced a visiting teacher from the Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy in China. Mr. David will be observing classes at the Upper School. Johnny Wang (12) and Cameron Jones (12) invited students to apply to join the H-Crypt Development Group,...

School meeting recap 9/10

School meeting recap 9/10

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

September 11, 2018


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As students settled in their seats for the second school meeting of the year, Harker Aquila’s photo slideshow displayed the highlights of the past two weeks. ASB President Neil Ramaswamy spoke briefly and welcomed students before passing the mic to Brian Larsen, Production Manager of K-12. He instru...

School meeting recap 9/4

School meeting recap 9/4

by Eric Fang, News Editor

September 5, 2018


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Harker Aquila’s first photo slide show of the year greeted students as they took their seats for the school meeting yesterday. ASB President Neil Ramaswamy gave a brief welcome to the students before handing the microphone off to Dan Molin, the head of athletics at the upper school. Molin introdu...

School meeting recap 8/28

School meeting recap 8/28

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

August 28, 2018


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Tuesday’s school meeting featured a humorous presentation about Harker’s 125th anniversary, including middle school English teachers Marjorie Hazeltine and Mark Gelineau. Upper School Head Butch Keller introduced the meeting with the question, “Is the ‘flame of knowledge’ dying?” Ge...

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