Is two years of P.E. really too much to ask?

Every year, students and athletes alike dread the two-year physical education requirement. The two-mile runs, the fitness testing and the sweaty clothes guarantee countless complaints from students. But is this requirement really as awful as students think it is? Despite the negative stigma surrounding P.E., the school requirement has improved quite dramatically over the past 20 years. In the early 2000s, Aragon’s school day only consisted of six periods, while…

April 20, 2017
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Middle schoolers complete math marathon

On Friday, April 14, the Aragon Math Club hosted 83 middle schoolers from five different schools to participate in the yearly Aragon Math Marathon. This year, the middle schoolers came from schools including Abbott, Bayside, Borel, Bowditch and Crocker. The marathon was split into two individual rounds and one team round. As preparation for the event began in November of last year, Junior Frank Liu says, “So basically, all of…

April 20, 2017
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Dons come back against George Washington behind Grant’s clutch hitting

April 20, 2017

The boys baseball team currently stands with a 10-7 record in the Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division. The team has significantly improved since last year’s 14-13 season. Last year, the team ranked 547 in California, but since then have propelled to 442. The Dons began the season with a hot start, reaching a 6-1 record. However, the second half of the season took an unfavorable turn, as they hit a…

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GSA begins poster making for Equality Project

April 20, 2017

This year, the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club wanted to reintroduce a new spin to an old project and make their mark on the school. The Equality Project is a recreation of the Ally Project done in the 2012-2o13 school year. Sophomore and Co-President of GSA, Sofia Veizades, says “Basically we start with a quote that says ‘I stand for equality because’ and then we are taking pictures of people and putting their quotes next to them.”

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There shouldn’t be a blanket ban on Doordash

This editorial represents the opinion of all 15 Outlook editors. This year, the Aragon administration put a ban on student uses of food delivery services — most notably DoorDash — in order to stay in line with the school’s closed-campus policy, which prevents any visitors from entering the campus without a school-issued permit. The Outlook agrees that the school’s closed-campus policy is fair and effective, and should be regarded as…

April 20, 2017
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Students prepare for prom in an “Enchanted Garden”

April 20, 2017

With prom being one of the most anticipated events in high school, many expectations surround the dance. To help prepare, the senior class council has a prom committee in charge of facilitating the planning and organization of prom. Preparations include booking the location, finding the right DJ and designing prom activities.

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