Track team takes Bearcat Invitational

April 20, 2017

The Aragon track and field team traveled to San Mateo High School on Apri 15 to compete in the seventh annual Bearcat Invitational. The Dons impressed in several events, coming away with multiple medals in both the boys and girls side of the events. The boy’s 4×100 meter relay team, consisting of seniors David Prager, Alex Tenorio, Siua Tongamoa and junior Dhruv Singhania placed second with a time of 44.57…

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California introduces dashboard accountability for schools

April 20, 2017

California’s new accountability program aims to offer a more in-depth report on the academic performance and socioeconomic demographics of individual schools. Before, schools were ranked solely based on the Academic Performance Index, which only measured students’ performance on standardized tests. Therefore, the State Board of Education approved an Accountability and Improvement System that offers the public more information on the progress of a school or district.

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Seeking the source of trends

April 20, 2017

Professional textile and fabric consultant Pam Mc-Carthy Hudson and AP Psychology teacher Carlo Corti reveal their knowledge about the sources of trends that surround all of us.

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State continues environmental pursuits in the aftermath of drought

In the current aftermath of the five year long drought, California has witnessed floods and storms that has prompted local governments to respond. “California is coming off of the worst drought in 500 years, and this year is on track to be the rainiest year in its history. Extreme weather events are on the rise,” says AP Environmental Science teacher Megan Thaler. The five-year drought has left California unprepared for…

April 20, 2017
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Navigating the halls with student injuries

For most students, squeezing through crowded doorways and walking down steep stairs is an unconscious routine. However, with an injured limb, navigating through campus can be a daily ordeal. The stairs become precarious, and the hallways seem smaller with crutches. For students who were out due to sickness or injury, the pile of late work seems daunting. For students with injuries, a few months of heightened difficulty awaits them when…

April 20, 2017
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Aragon defeats San Mateo 6-1 in regular season finale

The boys tennis team took home an easy victory against San Mateo on April 13, defeating the Bearcats 6-1. With this win, the Dons’ finish the regular season with a 12-6 overall record and 8-3 record in Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division. Head coach Dave Owdom says, “This game against San Mateo was a close match. The doubles teams had really tough matches. However, the big picture is that it…

April 20, 2017
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