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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

Harker journalism members stand in front of the library in Columbia university. They attended the CSPA convention for three days.

Harker Journalism staff tours and triumphs at 100th New York CSPA Spring Convention

by Felix Chen and Vika Gautham March 16, 2024

NEW YORK — Twenty Harker journalism staff attended the Columbia Scholastic Press Association 100th annual Spring Convention at Columbia University in New York from March 13 to 15.  1599 participants...

Director of Student Organizations Eric Kallbrier announces the winner of the 49ers Nick Bosa cutout. Cynthia Wang (12) won the cutout after guessing the result of the 49ers game against the Lions correctly.

School Meeting 1/29: Parchment accounts, Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Lunar New Year celebrations

by Ella Guo, Humans of Harker Profiler February 6, 2024

Associated Student Body President Daniel Lin (12) opened the school meeting on Jan. 29.  Director of Standardized Testing and Scheduling Troy Thiele talked about student transcripts and Parchment accounts,...

Riya Samuel (9) claps for the frosh class as they participate in a family feud competition. The senior class came out on top, followed by the sophomores, juniors and the frosh.

School Meeting 11/14: campus cat ‘Tony,’ Honor week and Family Feud

by Andrew Liang, Co-News Editor November 24, 2023

Associated Student Body President senior Daniel Lin commenced the school meeting on Nov. 14. Head of School Brian Yager acknowledged rising levels of antisemitism in the United States and the hardships...

A brochure of the Harker School when Dobbins Hall was still new. Dobbins was built in 1993, with twelve classrooms and two science labs.

Dive into the past

by Charlie Wang and Grant Yang November 17, 2023

Walking around Harker today, you wouldn’t guess that 2024 marks the school’s 130th academic year. It is easy to forget that Harker started as Manzanita Hall in 1893, but even if our school’s history...

TEDxHarkerSchool Curators Daniel Lin (12) and Alena Suleiman (12) reveal the speakers for TEDxHarker 2023. The event will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m on Friday in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center (RPAC).

School Meeting Recap 10/12/23: Artist in Residence, Chellaween and National Coming Out Day

by Ella Guo, Reporter October 18, 2023

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Daniel Lin (12) opened the fifth school meeting of the year on Thursday.  Winged Post Co-Editors-in-Chief Ariana Goetting (12) and Kinnera Mulam (12) introduced...

Conservatory members Jason Shim (11), Luke Mehta (12), Shareen Chahal (12), Sam Parupudi (11) and Iris Cai (11) announce the Conservatory Kickoff during the school meeting on Tuesday. I will be giving you your fresh, funky musical theater and theater news along with my colleague Shareen! Jason said.

School meeting recap 8/22/23: Athletics, Conservatory Kickoff and “Guess the song”

by Isabella Lo and Alison Yang August 28, 2023

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Daniel Lin (12) opened the first school meeting of the year on Tuesday. Performing Arts Production Manager Brian Larsen began the meeting by discussing the basics...

Harker journalism poses with the Gold Crown plaques at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Spring Convention in New York City today. Harker Aquila and the Winged Post received Gold Crown awards for overall excellence.

Harker Journalism staff members attend CSPA Spring Convention, explore New York City

by Lavanya Subramanian and Sabrina Zhu March 17, 2023

NEW YORK — 14 upper school journalism students participated in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Spring Convention in New York City from Wednesday to Friday.  Students from across...

Harker Journalism strategic introduce themselves at Tuesdays school meeting. This years first school meeting included presentations by Model UN, Conservatory, HarkerDev, journalism and athletics.

School meeting recap 8/23/22: First week of school, performing arts and fall sports updates

by Shareen Chahal and Claire Zhao August 26, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Kris Estrada (12) began the first school meeting of the 2022-23 school year on Tuesday.  Model UN Secretary Generals Mir Bahri (12) and Krish Maniar (12) performed...

The Harker Aquila staff and co-advisers Whitney Huang and Ellen Austin, MJE, receive a Pacemaker award at the National High School Journalism Convention today. Harker Aquila also placed sixth in the Best of Show competition as an online news site.

Harker Journalism attends National High School Journalism Convention in LA, receives national recognition

by Sabrina Zhu, STEM Editor April 9, 2022

LOS ANGELES — Thirteen Harker Journalism members traveled to Los Angeles to attend the National High School Journalism Convention (NHSJC) from Wednesday to Saturday. The National Student Press Association...

Members of the Wilt advisory watch an announcement from Art Club during the school meeting last Friday. The meeting covered topics including the Ukraine Task Force Fundraising Initiative, upcoming spring musical and Quad mural.

School meeting recap 3/18/22: Ukraine fundraiser, Spirit painting kickoff and Drowsy Chaperone

by Selina Xu, Co-Asst. Multimedia Editor March 24, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) Secretary Spencer Cha (12) opened the last Zoom school meeting of the year last Friday.   Spencer began with an update on the Ukraine Task Force Fundraiser initiative,...

Members of leadership from The Winged Post, Harker Aquila, Humans of Harker and TALON Yearbook publications pose for a picture in August 2021. The last time all three (Winged Post, Aquila, TALON) publications were awarded the CSPA crown award was in the spring of 2019.

Harker journalism announced as CSPA crown finalists

by Dilsher Dhaliwal, Reporter February 23, 2022

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) announced The Winged Post, Harker Aquila and TALON Yearbook publications as Crown finalists in the print news, digital news and print yearbook categories,...

Michelle Liu (12), Eric Zhang (9), Cynthia Wang (10), Alex Lan (11), Gloria Zhu (12) and Kailash Ranganathan (12) from Art Club and ASB announced a town hall about a planned mural in the Quad that took place on Tuesday at lunch. A second town hall will take place in December, with the planned installation of the art mural in March.

School meeting recap 11/16/21: TEDx, town halls and Thanksgiving grams

by Anika Maji, Reporter November 24, 2021

Associated Student Body (ASB) Vice President Ayan Nath (12) began the school meeting last Tuesday and reminded students to not to bring water bottles or beverages into school meetings. Trisha Iyer (10)...

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