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

Trisha Variyar (11) looks at the Recreate Reading book board in Manzanita. Recreate Reading voting opened yesterday for upper school students.

Students vote for Recreate Reading book choice

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

The annual Recreate Reading registration opened yesterday for students in grades nine to 11 at 9:35 am on Infinite Campus, presenting a selection of 70 books or topics to be read over the summer.  Recreate...

Upper school Dean of Students Kevin Williamson introduces upper school security guard Josh Conti, who followed Williamson with more advice about parking lot safety, reminding students to not risk their safety when rushing to class in the morning and to walk on the sidewalks. Conti also urged both students and faculty to not text and drive, sharing a personal anecdote from when he was hit by a driver who was texting while driving.

School meeting recap 1/5/22: Traffic and safety, Kicks Against Cancer and Student Directed Showcase

by Isha Moorjani, News Editor January 11, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) Treasurer Aaditya Gulati (12) began the school meeting last Wednesday. Aaditya introduced Dean of Students Kevin Williamson, who gave an announcement about parking and...

William Chien (12) shares his thoughts on Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now by Jaron Lanier as the rest of his book group listens. English teacher Nikolai Slivka sponsored this book.

‘We are a community of readers’: Upper school continues annual Recreate Reading event

by Tiffany Chang, TALON Academics Editor August 29, 2021

Recreate Reading brought together faculty and students in grades 10-12 on Thursday to discuss literature they had read over the summer. Students met briefly in advisories for attendance before convening...

Giovanni Rofa (12), Meona Khetrapal (11), Rohan Varma (11) and Adhya Hoskote (12) deliver the Eagle Update during Tuesdays school meeting. They reviewed the results from recent games played by the girls basketball, girls soccer, boys basketball and girls basketball.

School meeting recap 2/25/2020: Popeyes, ping pong tournament, and art portfolios

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor February 27, 2020

Avi Gulati (12) welcomed everyone to the school meeting. The junior council announced a Popeyes chicken sandwich fundraiser in front of Manzanita during lunch on Tuesday. Giovanni Rofa (12), Meona...

Avi Gulati (11), who is running uncontested for ASB president, delivers his speech to close out yesterdays assembly. Avi and five other juniors are running for five positions on the ASB council next year.

Special schedule accommodates ReCreate Reading, ASB speeches, senior meeting

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor April 17, 2019

ASB candidates gave their speeches to freshmen, sophomores and juniors in the Athletic Center today in place of school meeting, after fifth period. Results from the election will be announced Thursday,...

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