The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

“When you think about it, we’re only sixteen years old,” Prameela Kottapalli (12) said. “How much can we do? We can’t even vote. I’m aware of this. The people my age are aware of this. But the world doesn’t give us straightforward opportunities to make a difference. So writing was the way I could be able to promote awareness. So this was the breakthrough that I had for journalism, but it was also the breakthrough that I had in life.”

Humans of Harker: Power in words

by Emily Chen and Irene Yuan May 22, 2019

Behind the tinted doors of the journalism room, Prameela Kottapalli (12) is always hard at work. You can find her completely immersed in her work, constantly writing and editing, fingers flying over the...

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...

Seniors Lily Wancewicz, Prameela Kottapalli, Akhila Ramgiri and Anusha Kuppahally pose with friends and family before the game. “It’s really exciting. It’s been really cool to play for four years and see everything develop. I got to meet all these new people and form relationships and close connections with them,” Lily said.

Varsity girls basketball celebrates senior night, edges out win over Mercy

by Muthu Panchanatham, Reporter January 30, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team edged out a 44-40 win against the Mercy Burlingame Crusaders as they celebrated their senior night on Tuesday evening. The senior night consisted of a ceremony recognizing...

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