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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

Members of Green Team Ashley Jazbec (11) and Anvi Banga (11), joined by Head of School Brian Yager and Upper School Head Butch Keller, announce that the cafeteria will no longer provide single-use plastic as a part of an initiative for environmental sustainability.

School meeting recap 2/26/19

by Eric Fang, News Editor February 27, 2019

Head of School Brian Yager started the school meeting by congratulating students who performed in either the annual dance show or the recent Gala. He also praised the varsity boys soccer team for advancing...

Senior dodgeball players threw foam balls at freshman players, defeating them in the final game of the dodgeball tournament.

School meeting recap 2/20/19

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor February 21, 2019

The Eagle Update kicked off the first school meeting after February Break with a game of Simon Says. Boys soccer gained their first CCS win in history, while the boys and girls basketball teams both made...

Avi Gulati (11), who won the Harker division of the annual Shakespeare Competition last year, performs a monologue from King Lear.

School meeting recap 12/13/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor December 14, 2018

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...

Greg Lawson gestures with a fork to illustrate the importance of putting metal utensils in bins where they will be washed, not throwing them in the trash or on the ground.

School meeting recap 12/3/18

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor December 9, 2018

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...

Forensics representatives Nakul Bajaj (11), Nikki Solanki (11), Maddie Huynh (11) and Anusha Kuppahally (12) announce results from recent competitions.

School meeting recap 11/8/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor November 11, 2018

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...

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...

Junior spirit representative Vance Hirota (10) picks a number from a basket to draw for a pumpkin in preparation for a pumpkin carving competition later this week.

School meeting recap 10/22/18

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor October 23, 2018

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...

Science teachers Dr. Kate Schafer and Chris Spenner and former students talk about their experiences with the 2017 Human Ecology class, which will be offered again next summer. The summer 2019 class is open to all rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.

School meeting recap 10/16/ 18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor October 19, 2018

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...

Raphael Sanche (12), GSA president, gives a speech about his experience coming out as transgender in honor of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11.

School meeting recap 10/9/18

by Eric Fang and Ryan Guan October 11, 2018

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...

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

School meeting recap 9/26/18

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...

Student director Ellie Lang-Ree (12) announces her play at school meeting on Sept. 14. The four 2018 SDS directors are seniors Neha Premkumar, Emmy Huchley, Dilara Ezer and Ellie.

School meeting recap 9/14/18

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor September 14, 2018

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...

Performing arts representative Emmy Huchley (12), Alex Kumar (10), Vance Hirota (11) and Ellie Lang-Ree (12) announced information about upcoming dance show auditions, which will be held in RPAC this Saturday afternoon.

School meeting recap 9/10

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor September 11, 2018

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...

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