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No retreat, no surrender

Kinetic Krew dances outside during a section of their virtual
Kinetic Krew’s “White Flag” video sets a new precedent for virtual dance
December 10, 2020

In wartime, a white flag represents an ultimate, definite concession. It calls the surrender, requests the truce and cements the defeat. But now, the pandemic has waged a war against normalcy, threatening...

Online matriculation ceremony marks the start of 2020-21 school year

Associated Student Body President Jason Lin records his speech for the virtual matriculation ceremony, as head of school Brian Yager looks on. Jason touched upon ways that the Harker community has stayed connected during quarantine.
August 25, 2020

Upper school students viewed a video put together by Harker administrators, student council and honor council on Friday during the online matriculation ceremony.  Head of school Brian Yager delivered...

Freshmen class of 2024 participates in virtual orientation

APEX Adventures Director Shaw Dunton explains the rules of a breakout room activity. During the virtual orientation on Thursday, freshman advisory groups participated in team-bonding activities.
August 22, 2020

Members of the class of 2024 participated in various advisory bonding activities during their freshman Zoom orientation on Thursday, marking the start of their transition to virtual learning.  Link...

Spirit Week bridges upper school community virtually

A flier made by the freshman class summarizing the events taking place throughout Spirit Week. “I was definitely looking forward to the spring spirit rally, but I’m glad HSLT and the student council worked together to ensure a virtual version of spring spirit still would happen,” Michelle Jin (9) said.
April 26, 2020

Upper school students participated in a virtual spirit week for the first time this year, with various events and dress-up days organized by the Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) throughout the week...

Live coverage: 2020 NFL Draft

Round 1 of the NFL draft will take place today, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST.  The draft will be in a fully virtual format due to the coronavirus and will be airing on ABC, ESPN, and NFL Network.
April 23, 2020

This concludes Harker Aquila's coverage of the top 15 picks of the 2020 NFL Draft. 7:04 p.m. The Denver Broncos have selected Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy with the fifteenth overall pick. Jeudy...

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