• Elks Lodge holds ninth Aragon Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Aragon Eats: Bay Area Restaurants
  • Shooting as a hobby
  • Plans for televisions in Aragon hallways
  • Aragon Jazz has busy January

Flex time in review

Students and teachers discuss their opinions on flex time after a semester’s experience By Jack Loar, Monica Mai, Emily Mao, Sameer Jain, Carolyn Ku, and Emily Shen Last semester, Aragon teachers voted 62 to 12 in favor of a referendum to implement flex time — a 35-minute school-wide mandatory study period — into the block day schedule, replacing the 15-minute office hours period on Wednesday, removing five minutes from each block period, removing…


Aragon Athletics Hall of Fame Profiles

2010 Varsity Girls Soccer Team – After finishing in fifth place in 2009, the 2010 varsity girls soccer team made an improbable and inspirational run through the CCS playoffs to capture Aragon’s first CCS Championship in the sport of soccer. The Dons went 10-1-3 to finish in second place in the league and earned a no. 4 seed in the CCS playoffs. After a 1-0 victory over St. Ignatius, Aragon…


New Year, New You

The new year invites many new year’s resolutions. The holiday season typically brings about a lot of laughter, joy, and… a variety of unhealthy foods. By the time the new year rolls around, many have already made new year’s resolutions to become more fit for the upcoming year, thus flooding the local gyms. Many gyms offer discounts and specials to lure in new gym-goers with new fitness plans. But although…


With four games to go, the Dons hope to pull out a playoff berth

The Aragon boys basketball team (7-13 overall, 3-5 PAL-South) are still in the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) playoff hunt, but will need to ride their current hot streak all the way through the end of the regular season in order to qualify for the tournament. In the South division, Menlo-Atherton (8-0) and Burlingame (7-1) currently sit atop the standing, virtually locked to enter the postseason. However, the fight for the…


Wrestling Team Looking Forward to PAL Championships

The Dons fought to maintain their winning streak as they competed for a spot in the Bay Division next season at their most recent dual meet against Burlingame and Oceana High School. However, the team did not do as well as they had hoped as they suffered two losses, taking them out of the running for a spot in the Bay Division. However, the team persisted on putting up a…


Girls’ Basketball Mid Season Update

On Friday night’s game on January 31st, the Mills Varsity girls team showcased their skills of rebounding and sinking shots in the basket against the lady dons. With zero points at the end of the first quarter, it was hard for the dons to catch up against the Mills. Mills took advantage of fast break points of Aragon’s turnovers. Mills star players of the game, Julia Gibbs and Aubrie Businger,…


Elks Lodge holds ninth Aragon Athletic Hall of Fame

On Feb. 1, the Elks Lodge San Mateo was the home of the ninth annual Aragon Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Over 150 Aragon community members were in attendance to see the inductees receive their distinguished recognition from their alma-mater. The six inductees, representing four different decades of Aragon athletic history, along with the 2010 Girls Varsity Soccer Team, were among those who had their name forever etched in…


Should Aragon’s English curriculum be more diverse?

At Aragon, most of the novels read in English class are written by white and male authors. Certain novels like Beloved by Toni Morrison, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley do provide some diversity in our curriculum, but is this enough? The Outlook editorial team presents a variety of perspectives on whether or not more diverse authors should be integrated into the curriculum, looking at the different obstacles presented by implementation, the true purpose of literature and how white and male voices are dominating our narratives.