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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

TEDxHarkerSchool Curators Daniel Lin (12) and Alena Suleiman (12) reveal the speakers for TEDxHarker 2023. The event will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m on Friday in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center (RPAC).

School Meeting Recap 10/12/23: Artist in Residence, Chellaween and National Coming Out Day

by Ella Guo, Reporter October 18, 2023

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Daniel Lin (12) opened the fifth school meeting of the year on Thursday.  Winged Post Co-Editors-in-Chief Ariana Goetting (12) and Kinnera Mulam (12) introduced...

Rupert Chen (12) plays the bagpipes during Quadchella on Oct. 19. The bagpipe is a traditional Scottish instrument that is part of the woodwind family.

Quadchella strengthens bond of Harker community

by Alison Yang and Young Min November 5, 2022

Tunes and laughter fill the air as upper school students and faculty gathered to watch Quadchella, a semi-annual showcase that featured 12 members of the Harker community and their talents, in the Quad...

Research Club officers Brian Chen (12) and Alex Lan (12) introduce the Synopsys Information Session at yesterdays school meeting. The meeting also included information about the Dance Production, a sports recap, and several club announcements.

School meeting recap 9/9/22: Quadchella, Dance Production and emergency drills

by Shareen Chahal, Reporter September 10, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Kris Estrada (12) opened the school meeting yesterday. The ASB Student Events Committee, led by Ella Lan (11), Jacob Huang (12) and Sam Parupudi (10), started...

Downbeat takes the stage with an a cappella arrangement of TV show “Euphoria”’s song “All for Us. Spring Choral Concert took place last Thursday at 6:30 p.m., with performances by upper school singing groups Bel Canto, Camerata, Cantilena and Downbeat.

School meeting recap 4/18/22: Downbeat performance, lockdown drill and Green Team club week

by Selina Xu, Asst. Multimedia Editor April 25, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Dawson Chen (12) opened the school meeting last Monday in the Athletics Center. Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) Co-Secretary of Athletic Affairs BB Ajlouny...

Seniors Alice Feng, Arely Sun and Erica Cai watch Quadchella acts on Oct. 20 during long lunch. This years fall Quadchella has been divided into two parts, with the nine performances on Wednesday completing only the first Quadchella event of the 2021-2022 school year. Students and faculty can anticipate another Quadchella to come Nov. 4.

Fall Quadchella attracts students and faculty to enjoy music and talent

by Claire Bauschlicher, Reporter October 28, 2021

harkeraquila · Aquila Audible of "Fall Quadchella attracts students and faculty to enjoy music and talent" “How many of you check your grades every time you open your laptop?” Ritu Belani...

Upper school English teacher Christopher Hurshman delivered a speech as a faculty speaker for Honor Week about the vulnerability associated with behaving honorably. In a sense, every time I offer respect or honesty to someone, Im taking a risk, Hurshman said. Every time I receive it, Im receiving a gift.

School meeting recap 9/22/21: Nuclear nonproliferation, honor and Outlook Pals

by Lucy Ge, Co-Managing Editor September 22, 2021

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Dawson Chen (12) welcomed the upper school community to the meeting. A varsity girls volleyball video made by BB Ajlouny (11) played on the screen before Elvis...

Members of the Student Council Student Events Committee introduce the upper school community to Zoomcella, kicking off the performances. “Especially for freshmen who dont know everyone around campus very much, I think it was a good way to introduce the diversity of the talents in our community,” Student Events Committee co-head Yejin Song (11) said.

Talent transcends distance: Zoomchella talent show brings community together

by Emily Tan, Winged Post Features Editor November 15, 2020

One-by-one, students jumped into their advisors’ Zoom rooms on Tuesday Nov. 10 to experience this year’s virtual talent show, Zoomchella. As advisories began viewing, the members of the Student Council’s...

Nathaniel “Nash”
Melisso (12) strums
the ukulele as he
performs his original
song “Insight” during the fall Quadchella on Nov. 7. This Quadchella contained a total of four teacher acts and six student acts, along with face painting, popcorn, and tattoos on the side.

Fall Quadchella invites students, faculty to watch performances through informal talent show

by Sriya Batchu, Reporter November 16, 2019

Harker’s biannual Quadchella talent show invited students and faculty to watch an array of performances in the quad during long lunch on Nov. 7. This Quadchella contained a total of four teacher acts...

Computer science teacher Anu Datar and her advisory performs a Bollywood dance. This Quadchella showcased mainly dance, vocal music and instrumental music.

This is Quadchella: Harker’s biannual music festival celebrates talent and “chillaxing”

by Gloria Zhang, Features Editor May 8, 2019

“I don’t care. I don’t care. I don’t care. I don’t care. You’re a square. You’re a square. You’re a square. You’re a square.” The rhythmic beats of lil strype’s, also known as...

Teresa Cai (9) plays the guitar during the annual Quadchella. Both students and faculty performed at the event.

Second Quadchella of the year features student and faculty performers

by Nicole Tian, Reporter May 2, 2019

This year’s second Quadchella, organized by student council, was held in the quad during long lunch today and featured performers from all grades as well as from faculty. The goal of this event is to...

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...

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