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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Anwen Hao (9) poses in a dance routine to Albrecht’s Variation from “Giselle at this years Hoscars. The show, themed Oscars this year, took place on March 30 in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center and featured acts in singing, dancing, instrumental and more,

Back with a blast: the Hoscars return triumphantly to center stage

by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor April 17, 2022

“Before we start, let me assure you there will be no slaps and no punches thrown today. So sit back, relax and enjoy the show. Let the Hoscars begin!”  Associated Student Body (ASB) treasurer Aaditya...

Seniors Alice Feng, Arely Sun and Erica Cai watch Quadchella acts on Oct. 20 during long lunch. This years fall Quadchella has been divided into two parts, with the nine performances on Wednesday completing only the first Quadchella event of the 2021-2022 school year. Students and faculty can anticipate another Quadchella to come Nov. 4.

Fall Quadchella attracts students and faculty to enjoy music and talent

by Claire Bauschlicher, Reporter October 28, 2021

harkeraquila · Aquila Audible of "Fall Quadchella attracts students and faculty to enjoy music and talent" “How many of you check your grades every time you open your laptop?” Ritu Belani...

Members of the Student Council Student Events Committee introduce the upper school community to Zoomcella, kicking off the performances. “Especially for freshmen who dont know everyone around campus very much, I think it was a good way to introduce the diversity of the talents in our community,” Student Events Committee co-head Yejin Song (11) said.

Talent transcends distance: Zoomchella talent show brings community together

by Emily Tan, Winged Post Features Editor November 15, 2020

One-by-one, students jumped into their advisors’ Zoom rooms on Tuesday Nov. 10 to experience this year’s virtual talent show, Zoomchella. As advisories began viewing, the members of the Student Council’s...

Vance Hirota (12) jumps over Chloe Chen (12) as a part of their contemporary dance to Work Song by Hozier. More than 50 students in total performed in Hoscars, the upper school annual talent show, held on Feb. 7 in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center.

Annual Hoscars showcases singing, dancing and tableau talents

by Sally Zhu and Brian Chen February 18, 2020

More than 50 students performed in Hoscars, the upper school’s annual talent show, showcasing the musical and artistic skills of the students, on Feb. 7 during a special schedule.  Themed “Summer...

Nathaniel “Nash”
Melisso (12) strums
the ukulele as he
performs his original
song “Insight” during the fall Quadchella on Nov. 7. This Quadchella contained a total of four teacher acts and six student acts, along with face painting, popcorn, and tattoos on the side.

Fall Quadchella invites students, faculty to watch performances through informal talent show

by Sriya Batchu , Reporter November 16, 2019

Harker’s biannual Quadchella talent show invited students and faculty to watch an array of performances in the quad during long lunch on Nov. 7. This Quadchella contained a total of four teacher acts...

Computer science teacher Anu Datar and her advisory performs a Bollywood dance. This Quadchella showcased mainly dance, vocal music and instrumental music.

This is Quadchella: Harker’s biannual music festival celebrates talent and “chillaxing”

by Gloria Zhang, Features Editor May 8, 2019

“I don’t care. I don’t care. I don’t care. I don’t care. You’re a square. You’re a square. You’re a square. You’re a square.” The rhythmic beats of lil strype’s, also known as...

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