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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

Shea Bryden (11) and Deeya Verma (9) attend the AP Art Exhibitions lunch reception on March 8. Each student in the AP Art classes picked out and mounted five of their pieces for the exhibition.

AP Art Exhibits display pieces from 20 students

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor March 11, 2022

Walking into the Nichols Atrium on Tuesday, instead of being greeted by gray concrete walls and empty space, you’d walk into an absorbing two-story museum of artwork, artwork painting the Nichols walls...

A technician from Inspire Diagnostics gives directions to students before taking their COVID-19 tests. Testing will take place weekly on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Nichols rotunda.

Upper school implements weekly COVID-19 testing for all students

by Isha Moorjani, News Editor February 9, 2022

All upper school students underwent COVID-19 testing on Feb. 4 in the Nichols rotunda with Inspire Diagnostics as a new weekly testing procedure. Upper school nurse Jennifer Olson announced in an email...

This years Near Mitra scholars line up on stage for a photo after signing copies of their papers. The ceremony that concluded the yearlong scholarship process was held in the Nichols Auditorium last Tuesday.

Near Mitra Scholars celebrate finished research projects

by Eric Fang and Kathy Fang May 5, 2019

Eight Near Mitra scholars were honored at a reception on Wednesday in the Nichols Auditorium. There, they presented their final research projects to their faculty mentors and audience. Each student...

A yellow kuda seahorse swims vertically. Their ability to swim is not as developed as other fish, so seahorses rely on camouflage as a defense technique.

Seahorse tank emphasizes importance of conservation

by Nicole Tian, Reporter May 2, 2019

With their mottled tails curled around a vibrant green and yellow sea fan, two 3-inch seahorses with beige speckles peek out from behind the veins of artificial coral. The newest additions to the tank...

We really owe it to [her], assistant head of school Jennifer Gargano said. It is hard to say what she has contributed because it is hard to say what she has not.

In memory of Diana Nichols

Diana Nichols, former chair of the board of trustees and school leader, died on Sept. 2 in her home in Carmel due to pancreatic cancer. Family members, faculty, staff and students attended a memorial service...

Chip Zecher (79) speaks on the contributions Nichols had on the campus. To commemorate the couples contributions, a plaque has been placed on the exterior of Nichols Hall.

Harker community celebrates life of Diana Nichols

by Nicole Chen, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2018

Harker students, faculty, alumni and family of Diana Nichols, former chair of the board of trustees and school leader, came together today to celebrate Nichols's life in a memorial held in the Rothschild...

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