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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Seniors Andrea Thia, Esther Wu and Tina Xu hold gifts, posters and flowers during the Senior Night ceremony. The varsity girls golf teams Senior Night was held on Nov. 12 at the Los Lagos Golf Course in San Jose.

Varsity girls golf team celebrates Senior Night at Los Lagos Golf Course

by Brandon Zau, Reporter November 24, 2021

The varsity girls golf team held their Senior Night at the Los Lagos Golf Course on Nov. 12. The ceremony began at 4:00 p.m., and friends and family gathered to watch seniors Tina Xu, Andrea Thia and...

Cross country head coach Mia Purnell hands out roses to this years seniors Erica Cai, Ritika Rajamani, Dawson Chen, Kailash Ranganathan, Aidan Lincke and Alex Liou during the senior ceremony.

Cross country team competes in league finals, celebrates Senior Night

by Emma Gao, Reporter November 8, 2021

The cross country team competed in the West Bay Athletics League finals hosted at the Crystal Springs Cross Country Park on Senior Night on Friday. The team celebrated seniors Erica Cai, Dawson Chen, Aidan...

Captains court: Seniors reflect on postponed athletic seasons

Captain’s court: Seniors reflect on postponed athletic seasons

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Sports Editor October 6, 2020

The CIF announced in a press release in July that high school sports for this school year will only start in December of 2020 or January of 2021. The three usual high school sports seasons — fall, winter,...

Boys basketball falls to Priory on senior night

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi February 17, 2020

The varsity boys basketball team (7-17) fell 63-28 at home in a senior night matchup against Woodside Priory last Tuesday.  Prior to tipoff, the team held a ceremony honoring each of 10 seniors, including...

Co-captain Maria Vazhaeparambil (11), surrounded by three Mercy defenders, reaches for a loose ball during the first quarter of the Eagles matchup last Friday. The girls started off evenly, tied 27-27 heading into the locker room at halftime.

Varsity girls basketball falls short in fourth quarter on senior night

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor February 14, 2020

The varsity girls basketball team fell 69-53 to the Mercy San Francisco Skippers in a senior night matchup last Friday, bringing their overall record to 11-11 and league record to 6-4.  Ahead of the...

Seniors on the varsity boys soccer team pose for a picture during the halftime ceremony. The Eagles won the matchup last Friday against Eastside 11-1.

Varsity boys soccer crushes Eastside College Prep on senior night

by Saurav Tewari, Sports Reporter February 14, 2020

The varsity boys soccer team had a blowout 11-1 victory against Eastside College Prep on senior night last Friday, bringing their overall record to 12-3-2.  The Eagles had no trouble scoring, controlling...

Goalie Amla Rashingkar (12) laughs during the halftime ceremony. “The seniors are also sweet and supportive and really fun to hang out with at practice, and I’m sad that they are leaving the team. Weve all improved so much from the beginning of the season, so it’s important to me that I got a chance to celebrate the seniors and formally say goodbye to them,” Kara said.

Varsity girls soccer suffers first loss of season on senior night

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter February 8, 2020

 The varsity girls soccer fell 1-0 against Crystal Springs for their first loss of the season on senior night on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 12-1-3.  Both teams initially struggled to...

Eric Kallbrier, director of student organizations and assistant upper school activities coordinator, gives an overview of the Harker summer camp jobs. He invited past summer camp employees Emiko Armstrong (12), Griffin Cook (12), Chance Hewitt (11) and Liza Shchegrov (10) to talk about their experiences.

School meeting recap 1/24/2020: “Little Red Wagon,” Valentine’s grams, and sports senior nights

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor January 30, 2020

David Feng (12) started off the first school meeting of the semester last Friday by congratulating the class of 2020 for being second semester seniors. Giovanni Rofa (12), Rohan Varma (11), Adhya Hoskote...

The seniors of the varsity volleyball team pose together with their families after the ceremony. This will be the girls last home game this season, as they move on to compete in playoffs.

Varsity volleyball secures win on senior night

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor October 29, 2019

During a memorable senior night game last Thursday, the varsity girls volleyball team defeated the Notre Dame Regents in three sets, improving their league record to 8-4 and their overall record to 16-8....

Alex Shing (12) hypes up the team ahead of their matchup against Cupertino. The boys came back in the second half to win 12-8.

Water polo teams notch wins on senior night against Cupertino

by Aditya Singhvi and Anna Vazhaeparambil October 26, 2019

The varsity boys and girls water polo teams both defeated the Cupertino High Pioneers during a pair of senior night games on Tuesday. The boys played first at 4:30 p.m., hosting a short ceremony ahead...

Anika Rajamani (12) receives a bouquet from coach Raul Rios ahead of the game. The girls won the game 23-22.

Softball holds senior night, defeats Notre Dame

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor May 11, 2019

The softball team hosted their senior night on May 9, conducting a ceremony before a game against Notre Dame-San Jose. The Eagles won the game 23-22. The ceremony honored six seniors: Anika Rajamani,...

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