Badminton team wins easily against San Mateo

After a crushing 14-1 defeat at the hands of Westmoor, the Aragon badminton team (3-3 overall) bested San Mateo (2-4 overall) 12-3 on March 23. Says head coach Linda Brown, “We went into practice hard yesterday and [tried] to clean up some of the things we were doing incorrectly.” The Dons were able to sweep the Bearcats in both boys doubles and mixed doubles. The three boys doubles pairs kept…

March 26, 2017

Dr. Michael Gurian discusses importance of nature versus nurture in keynote

On Feb. 15, author and social philosopher, Dr. Michael Gurian, spoke to parents at the San Mateo High School theater about “The Minds of Boys and Girls.” Gurian released his new book, Saving Our Sons, just weeks prior to this keynote. His talk informed parents about the biological effects that account for the differences between boys and girls and their achievements, as well as how to treat them accordingly in order to succeed.

March 13, 2017

Aragon tennis shuts out Hillsdale 7-0

March 11, 2017

Aragon’s boys tennis team soundly defeated Hillsdale 7-0 on Mar. 7th, The team’s most impressive performance came from the No. 1 doubles duo of sophomore Richard Tang and junior Jason Zhao, who won the match without losing a set 6-0, 6-0. “It is just about staying consistent and aggressive the entire match,” says Tang. “We knew during warm-ups that we were more talented than them, but it was all about…