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

Pencil in hand and timer set, Junior Jessica Zhou writes a practice test during an AP United States History (APUSH) class yesterday. The APUSH exam is scheduled to take place this Friday.

Upper school students take AP exams with special bell schedule

by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor May 5, 2022

Upper school students began taking Advanced Placement (AP) exams on Monday, with exams continuing on campus next week until May 13.  The upper school operates on a special bell schedule during these two...

Colleges have prioritized overall GPA over test scores, unlike previous years.

A world of uncertainty: students reflect on the college application process during the pandemic

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Asst. Features Editor May 19, 2021

Looking back at her experience completing her college applications earlier in the year, Stephanie Shen (12) remembers it as a process filled with the general emotions suffused within the pandemic: longing,...

A stack of SAT-prep books. The College Board announced that administration of SAT Subject Tests and the optional SAT Essay would be eliminated on Tuesday.

College Board discontinues SAT Subject Tests, optional SAT Essay to streamline pandemic services

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Managing Editor January 20, 2021

The College Board announced yesterday that they will eliminate SAT Subject Tests and the optional essay component of the SAT and investing in creating a flexible, online version of the regular SAT examination.  “The...

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