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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Upper school National Honor Society (NHS) inductees stand and raise their right hand as they recite an oath committing themselves to the values and responsibilities of NHS. Established in 1921, the national association honors students demonstrating excellence in academic achievement, service, leadership and character.

National Honor Society induction ceremony welcomes new members

by Olivia Xu and Trisha Iyer October 18, 2021

The upper school's National Honor Society (NHS) chapter welcomed new members in its annual induction ceremony that took place in the Nichols auditorium at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 12. Established in 1921,...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: Language and Linguistics Club

by Mark Hu, STEM Editor January 11, 2021

"STEM Spotlight" is a new repeater exploring what STEM clubs at Harker have been doing during remote learning. This week’s featured club is the Language and Linguistics Club, which strives to share the...

Dhruv Saoji (10) listens as upper school head Butch Keller delivers a speech to the newly-inducted NHS members.

NHS initiates 59 new members with candle-lighting tradition

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter October 17, 2019

Four tall, waxy-white candles flicker onstage in the Nichols Hall auditorium, bathing the dimly lit room in warm orange glow. A light smattering of applause echoes down the rows of seats filled with formally...

Vijay Vyas and Deven Parikh (10) sing during their performance of “Un Poco Loco” at Spanish Cultural Night.

Language clubs honor international cultures

by Alysa Suleiman, Jessie Wang, and Irene Yuan April 26, 2019

Ni hao. Konnichiwa. Salve. Bonjour. Hola. You’ve heard of them before: Junior Classical League and the four Language National Honor Societies. Each of these organizations are extremely populated...

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