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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

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...

Kelsey Wu (12) waves the senior class flag while Karen Krause (12), Sahana Narayan (12) and Shania Wang (12) cheer to her left. The seniors earned the most spirit points this year.

Students dance and compete in spirit rally to conclude Spirit Week

by Eric Fang and Nicole Chen April 14, 2019

A spirit rally that included class dances and inter-class competitions closed out Spirit Week after sixth period today. At the rally, the spirit team announced that the seniors had earned the most spirit...

Michael Eng (10) stands with Irene Yuan (9) and Anna Vazhaeparambil (10) to his right and Arya Maheshwari (10) and Sara Yen (10) to his left.

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress in “meme” themed clothing, rehearse spirit rally

by Nicole Chen and Eric Fang April 11, 2019

In the second to last day of spirit week, students dressed in "meme" themed clothing today. Some popular costumes included foam mannequin heads under their hoodies, an allusion to the Mannequin Head Meme,...

Kinetic Krew performed at school meeting on Tuesday to preview the upcoming Just Dance showcase, which will be held in the Patil Theater on Friday.

School Meeting Recap 4/8

by Eric Fang, News Editor April 10, 2019

Avi Gulati (11) began the school meeting on Monday by announcing when the annual Quadchella talent show will take place. The event will be on May 2 and will be held at the Shah patio instead of the quad...

The seniors and sophomores face off during volleyball today. The final volleyball games will be played during ROAR tomorrow morning.

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress up in “time travel” themed clothing

by Eric Fang, News Editor April 9, 2019

Students dressed up in "time travel" themed clothing today, the second day of spirit week. In addition, as part of spirit week, several volleyball matches took place in the athletic center at 11:20 a.m.....

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...

China retaliates as U.S. increases tariffs

China retaliates as U.S. increases tariffs

by Michael Eng, Global Columnist August 31, 2018

For the past year, the United States and China have been slugging it out in one of the largest trade wars in history, in terms of the value of tariffed goods.  The U.S. enacted 25 percent tariffs, that...

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shake hands at the beginning of their summit in Singapore.

Trump meets with Putin and Kim Jong Un

by Saloni Shah, Lifestyle Columnist August 31, 2018

From allying with Russia to reinstituting an amicable relationship with North Korea, Trump’s actions have influenced U.S. international relations drastically. Summit with North Korea  June 12, 2018,...

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