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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Stick through winter with Aquila

by Emma Milner, Co-Sports Editor January 29, 2024

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  With temperatures transitioning to a...

Sweaters arent just about keeping warm; theyre the epitome of winter fashion. Whether its a chunky cable-knit or a sleek cashmere, sweaters are versatile.

A warm winter hug

by Vika Gautham, Co-Features Editor January 14, 2024

Waking up on winter mornings always proves to be a struggle, especially when I’m tucked under the many blankets on my bed. Though reluctant, I pull off my covers. I make my way to my closet, revealing...

As the Holiday season arrives, many students celebrate a variety of different holidays. “Its less of the religious aspects behind it, or the traditional meaning of Christmas,” Zubin Khera (12) said. “Its more so a reason to meet up with family, have a good time and spread the cheer to your friends.”

Dashing into the season of celebration

by Vika Gautham and Isabella Lo December 25, 2022

The chilly December breeze, the smell of hot chocolate, and the sound of carolers— signs that point to the start of the holiday season. For Zubin Khera (12), he recalls spending one Christmas in Truckee,...

Katie Wang (12), Laurie Jin (12), Zubin Khera (12), Jacob Fernandez (12), Miki Mitarai (11) and Sawyer Lai (12) sing Christmas songs during the Winterfest celebration in front of Manzanita Hall on Thursday after school. “[Winterfest] was a huge success, and thats down to the hard work, the dedication and the creativity of our HSLT,” Director of Student Organizations Eric Kallbrier said. “A lot of our HSLT members
didnt even get to participate in the activities, but they got their joy out of making joy for others.

Winter wonderland: Students and faculty delight in holiday-themed spirit festivities

by Felix Chen and Ella Yee December 17, 2022

Members of the Harker community enjoyed winter spirit activities from elf spaghetti to ice fishing in events organized by the Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT) and Student Activities Board (SAB) throughout...

Rain pours on the lunch tables in front of the journalism room Thursday evening. Heavy rains continued this weekend as a storm hit much of the Bay Area.

Heavy rain falls across Bay Area as storm continues

by Emma Gao, Co-News Editor December 11, 2022

Over two inches of rain have fallen in Santa Clara County since Dec. 1, an amount 21% higher than the average rainfall for this time of year, with strong rains and a storm continuing throughout this weekend. Heavy...

Winter blues got you down? Here is a beginner-friendly, adjustable vegetable soup to bring you some comfort at home.

How to make winter vegetable soup

by Arely Sun, Winged Post Lifestyle Editor and Social Media Editor February 3, 2021

Winter blues got you down? Here is a beginner-friendly, adjustable vegetable soup to bring you some comfort at home. Many of the ingredients can be replaced with items you have laying around the house,...

Posters for Let It Snow (2019) and The Polar Express (2004). Let It Snow (2019) follows a series of relationships on Christmas Eve in a small snowy town, while The Polar Express features the adventures of a group of three children on Christmas Eve.

6 movies to warm you up this holiday season

by Sally Zhu, Humans of Harker Profiler December 9, 2020

During this holiday season, though we might not all have the opportunity to ski through snowy hills in Lake Tahoe or gather around a fireplace at a large Christmas party, we can still fill our time up...

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