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

According to the Harker COVID-19 Data Dashboard, 19 students tested positive for COVID-19 from Jan. 2 to Jan. 8. As of yesterday, the upper school is not planning on implementing remote learning for any groups or grades on campus.

Upper school COVID-19 FAQ: Learning format, case numbers and contact tracing

by Lucy Ge, Co-Managing Editor January 12, 2022

This article has been updated on Jan. 16, 2022, to reflect current COVID-19 case numbers from the Harker COVID-19 Data Dashboard. 1. How many students and faculty have tested positive for COVID-19 at...

Saanvi Arora (10) joins other high school students from around the Bay Area in leading last Saturdays March for Education. Saanvi is a member of GEN-Up, a student-led social justice organization and student-activist coalition.

“Students, teachers take a stand”: March for Education rallies support for educational funding

by Kathy Fang, Arushi Saxena, and Alysa Suleiman November 19, 2019

Over 100 people gathered in César Chavez Plaza in downtown San Jose on Nov. 9 as part of the March for Education, an event hosted by GEN-Up, a student-led social justice organization and student-activist...

The logistics team brainstorms how to get students to Diridon, the starting place of the Sept. 20 climate strike.

Global Reset: “The existential crisis of our time”

by Eric Fang, Mark Hu, Nina Gee, and Saloni Shah August 30, 2019

Youth demand climate action  The sidewalk outside the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel was flooded with yellow. Last Friday, over 250 young people protested outside of the hotel, where the Democratic...

The recent shootings in Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton have inspired students and teenagers to take a stance against guns.

Gen Z Rises: Mass shootings push students to stand up and speak out

by Alysa Suleiman and Varsha Rammohan August 28, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Adrian Palomares flees from yet another result of America’s growing gun problem: the Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting, which left three dead and 13 injured on July 28. Six days...

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...

Michael Eng (10) stands with Irene Yuan (9) and Anna Vazhaeparambil (10) to his right and Arya Maheshwari (10) and Sara Yen (10) to his left.

Spirit Week Continues: Students dress in “meme” themed clothing, rehearse spirit rally

by Nicole Chen and Eric Fang April 11, 2019

In the second to last day of spirit week, students dressed in "meme" themed clothing today. Some popular costumes included foam mannequin heads under their hoodies, an allusion to the Mannequin Head Meme,...

Demonstrators carry vibrant signs inscribed with protest slogans. Bay Area activists organized marches and rallies in San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco.

Not one more: Thousands participate in March for Our Lives protests in Bay Area

by Nicole Chen and Prameela Kottapalli March 26, 2018

Over 800 March for Our Lives protests took place on Saturday, pressing for tighter gun control and safer school environments. In the Bay Area, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland marches, among others,...

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