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

Sasvath Ramachandran (12) promposes to Yejin Song (12). With prom quickly approaching tomorrow, numerous promposals took place on campus over the last few weeks, ranging from the simple and straightforward ask to the elaborately designed scheme.

To accept or not to accept: Promposals showcase upperclassmen creativity

by Olivia Xu, Reporter April 23, 2022

The anxious pounding of a heart. The awkward upperclassman, standing still with a bouquet of colorful roses and a giant white poster. The surprised classmate, contemplating “to accept or not to accept”...

An illustration of Reagan Kas (12) prom dress. While many upper school students still approached their princess, prince or even friends in a series of promposals, they decided to live their happily-ever-afters for prom in style.

Ballgowns and bow ties: Students prepare fashion statements for prom

by Trisha Iyer and Ananya Sriram April 23, 2022

“Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress,” romance novelist Kiera Cass said in a Bustle interview. While many upper school students still approached their princess,...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Embrace the prom season with Aquila

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor April 18, 2022

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  One of the most anticipated upperclassmen...

Winchester Mystery House sits on S Winchester Blvd around two miles away from the upper school campus. Prom for juniors and seniors will take place at Winchester Mystery House from 8-11 p.m. on April 23, according to an announcement sent out by Community Service Director and Activities Coordinator Kerry Enzensperger last Thursday.

Prom to take place April 23

by Katie Reed and Angelina Hu March 17, 2022

Prom for juniors and seniors will take place at Winchester Mystery House from 8-11 p.m. on April 23, according to an announcement sent out by community service director and activities coordinator Kerry...

A guide to any questions one might have about upcoming school events and how they have been impacted due to COVID-19 and the school closure.

Harker Aquila’s guide on how upcoming events are impacted by coronavirus

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post Asst. News Editor May 11, 2020

This story was updated on May 11 to include updates on the senior trip, baccalaureate, graduation, locker clean-outs and Harker summer programs. It has now been about two months since school shut down....

Junior Delaney Logue dances with friends at prom on Saturday. Prom was held at the Silicon Valley Capitol Club in downtown San Jose.

Juniors and seniors make memories at “Frozen in Time” themed prom

by Irina Malyugina and Kathy Fang April 29, 2019

Seventeen floors above the lights of downtown San Jose, upper school students spent the night of April 27th "frozen in time" at this year's prom, hosted in the Silicon Valley Capitol Club from 7:30 p.m....

Heart of Harker: Being LGBTQ+ at prom

Heart of Harker: Being LGBTQ+ at prom

by Emmy Huchley and Raphael Sanche April 25, 2019

Prom season is upon us, and we’re all expecting the cute asks, matching outfits and cheesy slow songs. But for Harker’s LGBTQ+ students, prom isn’t just a time of fun traditions. With every promposal...

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