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Seeking to promote the gift of giving, the Aragon Leadership class set up a school-wide fundraiser for the Toys for Tots program. To raise awareness for the fundraiser and promote school spirit, Leadership proposed to place a “Winter Community Tree” in center court. Soon following the placement of the tree, however, controversial conversations fluttered across the school.
Due to multiple parent, student, and administrative objections to perceived inappropriate content, Director Shane Smuin has twice changed his planned spring play, bringing to light a possible trend to the conservative in the Aragon theater.
Whether it be a few sloppy scribbles in the corner of a handout or an elaborate pattern that encompasses the entire paper, doodling is any form of careless scribbling that many Aragon students have spent some of their class time doing.
Although Aragon High School has never produced an athletic talent like Lebron James, Tim Tebow, or Hope Solo, this year there are several legitimate NCAA talent students at Aragon playing a wide range of sports. This year top-notch college athletic programs are recruiting several athletes from Aragon High School’s senior class. Some of these students include seniors Sara Boushakra, Lauren Croshaw, and Simone Jacobs among others.
“When my parents were waiting for a baby to adopt, I came unexpectedly, so my parents didn’t have any of the baby stuff,” says junior Derrick Leong, “They pulled out a drawer when they first got me and they made a bed for me to sleep in.”
Following a challenging year away from competition, the Aragon Robotics Team has witnessed a wide arrange of changes as it gears up to compete in FIRST Robotics competitions. Along with a soaring membership of forty members and a new management system, the team has been engaged in an active season.
The boy’s varsity soccer team is gearing up for the upcoming season. At the helm this year is new head coach Tyrone Diaz, an Aragon graduate himself. Diaz was the varsity goalkeeper for the class of 1988, and was an assistant for the frosh-soph team last year. Diaz says, “It feels good to come back and be a part of Aragon again.”
American politicians and scholars have made one thing very clear: the United States is far behind the rest of the world in the STEM areas—science, technology, engineering, and math.
In an environment filled with education and studying, the importance of fashion is still very pervasive among the teenage population. Hairstyles, handbags, hats, and scarves are some examples of accessories used to complete a trendy and stylish look. Even school supplies such as designer handbags, decorated binders, lockers, and pencil cases are involved in making a fashion statement.
It is December, and the holidays are almost here! Take a look at some holiday music, recipes, and charities.
“We feel that this school absolutely needs a literary and arts magazine,” says junior Samantha Wong. After two long years of hibernation, Jabberwocky, Aragon’s literary magazine, has woken up from its slumber.