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Nageena Singh (12) and other students from the AP art classes listen to artist Shawn Hibmacronan explain his work. The students learned about Hibmacronan’s creative process as a professional artist on a trip on Nov. 15.

AP Art classes visit artist studio in San Francisco

by Michelle Liu, Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2021

Students from the AP Studio Art and Honors Directed Portfolio classes visited the former Naval Air Station in Alameda to explore artist Shawn Hibmacronan’s studio, taking in the sight of hundreds of...

Sydney Ling (10) doodles on the Art Wall on Oct. 15. That day, the prompt was: “In one word, how are you feeling today?”

Art Wall’s return brings smiles to campus

by Alena Suleiman, Reporter October 19, 2021

Taking the shortcut to Main from Shah, Katelyn Zhao (10) wanders through two pillars engulfed in vines as she comes face to face with a large, rectangular chalkboard almost completely covered in colorful...

Art Club members stand behind their work after the completion of the Love Not Hate mural in Downtown Palo Alto on June 12. Club members painted the mural in support of the Stop AAPI movement and to show solidarity with the AAPI community.

Art Club murals: Where color and paintbrushes meet local issues

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor June 21, 2021

If you were to walk down University Avenue in Downtown Palo Alto the summer afternoon of June 12, the streets would be filled with tables outside restaurants, families and many large canopy tents to block...

Vidya Jeyendran (12) points at a piece of artwork to Fonda Hu (12) as they walk through the Nichols Atrium. All the exhibitions belonging to the End of Year Art Show are being exhibited across campus from May 7 to May 28.

Truly a work of art

by Aastha Mangla and Sabrina Zhu May 16, 2021

Two students step into the Nichols Atrium, looking at walls filled with patterns and colors. They slowly walk through the hallways and observe the black and white photographs, complex graphic designs and...

“Happening at Harker” is a new Aquila repeater which offers compilations of events occurring in the Harker community a few times a week.

Happening at Harker 11/3: Pick-up day, Green Team book drive and Día de Los Muertos art contest

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor November 3, 2020

“Happening at Harker” is a new Aquila repeater to be published a couple times a week with a compilation of upcoming events and opportunities. Through this repeater, Aquila hopes to provide a one-stop-shop...

Attendees at the second annual Student Diversity Leadership Gathering participate in the fishbowl activity. In the “fishbowl activity,” chairs were set up in the center of the room with people of color in the middle and white people forming a ring around them. Featured speaker and organizer Dr. Rodney Glasgow showed three videos to prompt discussion.

Inside the fishbowl: Students explore diversity and race at the Student Diversity Leadership Gathering

by Isha Moorjani and Irene Yuan January 23, 2020

The Diversity Committee hosted the second Student Diversity Leadership Gathering at the upper school on January 20 from 8 a.m. from 4 p.m., and it was also Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day on which people...

Art teacher Jaap Bongers speaks about the genocides in Namibia. This Shah Salon was about topics related to apartheid.

Teachers host second Shah Salons of the year

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor January 30, 2019

The second Shah Salon took place on Jan. 23 from 3:15-4:30, with five sessions held by various history and art teachers. Students were invited to attend all of the sessions whic covered different topics:...

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