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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Alana Brill (9) competes in the butterfly race during a home meet last Thursday. Girls lacrosse, boys volleyball, swimming and baseball have matches this week.

Weekly sports previews: March 28 to March 31

by Emma Milner, Assistant Sports Editor March 28, 2023

Girls lacrosse Varsity girls lacrosse stands undefeated in their league with a score of 7-0. The team beat Notre Dame San Jose 18-5 in an away game on Friday. The team looks to play Presentation High...

Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) members demonstrate how to play the hula hoop game. This game required teams to step through a hula hoop one at a time while holding hands.

Spirit Week starts strong with Spring Sports Rally featuring 7 athletic teams

by Michelle Wei and Ella Yee March 28, 2023

Spring Spirit Week kicked off with the Spring Sports Rally featuring athletes from girls lacrosse, boys volleyball, boys golf, boys tennis, baseball, swimming and track and field, who competed in a series...

Downbeat takes the stage with an a cappella arrangement of TV show “Euphoria”’s song “All for Us. Spring Choral Concert took place last Thursday at 6:30 p.m., with performances by upper school singing groups Bel Canto, Camerata, Cantilena and Downbeat.

School meeting recap 4/18/22: Downbeat performance, lockdown drill and Green Team club week

by Selina Xu, Asst. Multimedia Editor April 25, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Dawson Chen (12) opened the school meeting last Monday in the Athletics Center. Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) Co-Secretary of Athletic Affairs BB Ajlouny...

Sports slideshow: April 21

Sports slideshow: April 21

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor April 21, 2022

Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 - Apr. 1

Weekly Previews: Mar. 27 – Apr. 1

by Vishnu Kannan, Desiree Luo, and Katelyn Zhao March 27, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games and updates on how each team is performing below!

Ashley Hong (10) brings her arms together before making a stroke in the 200 medley event. Ashleys quick time in this event allowed her to qualify for CCS.

Harker swimmers clinch fast times in second meet of season

by Ella Yee, Assistant Multimedia Editor March 27, 2022

Harker hosted the West Bay Athletic League (WBAL) Jamboree 1A meet at the Singh Aquatic Center on Thursday at 4:00 P.M., inviting competitors from Castilleja School, The King’s Academy, Mercy High School,...

Weekly Previews: Mar. 21-25

Weekly Previews: Mar. 21-25

by Vishnu Kannan, Katelyn Zhao, and Desiree Luo March 20, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games and updates on how each team is performing below!

Weekly Previews: Mar. 14-18

Weekly Previews: Mar. 14-18

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor March 15, 2022

Looking to support Harker Athletics? Check out this week’s slate of spring sports games below!

Natalie Vo (12) hits a tee shot with her driver during the girls golf teams victory against Notre Dame Belmont last Wednesday. The girls now have a record of 3-0, with three matches still left on their schedule.

Girls golf and girls tennis teams dominate in league, more sports to kick off soon

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham March 22, 2021

As COVID-19 cases continue to decline in Santa Clara County, a majority of Harker sports have been allowed to resume practice, and in some cases, competition. Sports seasons were initially scheduled to...

Ever since I was a child, I lacked confidence. Because of this, I never considered taking risks. However, stepping up to opportunities helps me grow from my mishaps and mistakes, giving me the confidence I need the next time I’m faced with a challenge.

“I believe in confidence”

by Claire Su, Reporter February 23, 2021
Overcoming a fear through a new mindset
Members of the boys soccer team announce that their annual Kicks Against Soccer games are on Friday. The boys junior varsity team plays at 3 p.m. against Pinewood, girls varsity team plays at 4:45 p.m. against Notre Dame and boys varsity team plays at 6:30 against Priory.

School meeting recap 1/7/2020: Student directed showcase, new basketball hoop and course selections

by Lucy Ge, Asst. News Editor January 8, 2020

Avi Gulati (12) started off the meeting by welcoming everyone to 2020 and stating his new year resolutions.  Roma Gandhi (12) announced on behalf of the Student Events Committee that the deadline to...

Senior Ethan Hu signs his letter of intent to swim for Stanford University. Come fall, he will join the class of 2024, a dream come true for him.

Harker senior commits to swim for Stanford

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor November 14, 2019

Against the white and green Harker Eagles backdrop in the brightly-lit multipurpose room of the Athletic center, Ethan Hu (12) smiles broadly as he holds a bright bouquet of congratulatory flowers in his...

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