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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

Katelyn Abellera (11) cradles the ball while running past Notre Dame defenders. Katelyn scored the first goal of the game for the Eagles.

Varsity girls lacrosse team falls to Notre Dame 7-8 in season opener

by Emma Gao, Co-Copy Editor March 19, 2022

The varsity girls lacrosse team lost to Notre Dame High School 7-8 at home on March 11. The game began at 4:30 p.m., and in the first six minutes, Notre Dame scored two points. Consecutive goals from...

“Something I try to think about whenever I do things is helping other people. It might seem cliche, but I’ve realized that everything I’ve been really passionate about revolves around helping others.”

Humans of Harker: Growth of a star

by Katie Reed, Reporter January 13, 2022

Thresia Vazhaeparambil (12) perches on a gnarled tree in her backyard, a peaceful expression adorning her face. A sweet-scented garden of vegetables, flowers and various shrubbery surrounds her — a subtle...

Hygrangea macrophylla (hygrangea) flowers bloom as groundskeepers Urdelin Justo and Jose Hernandez prune shrubs in the quad on Sept. 16.

Our garden, our home

by Emily Tan, Julie Shi, and Edward Huang December 3, 2021

For the grounds team, the workday starts early — pre-sunrise, 6:00 a.m. early, when the sun's fingers just start creeping over the horizon and the campus lies still, fast asleep. That is when Director...

WiSTEM co-president Kavita Murthy (12) looks on with Ashley Hong (10) during the TechGirlz workshop. Officers went around each of the three science rooms to check in with the club members while they were hosting.

WiSTEM hosts TechGirlz workshop focused on digital experiences

by Katelyn Zhao, Reporter December 2, 2021

13 members from the Women in STEM (WiSTEM) club hosted a TechGirlz event, “Think Like a Designer: Unplugged,” for middle school girls after school on Zoom on Nov. 19. As the only organization WiSTEM...

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