The Aragon community and San Mateo Union High School District launched a new recycling program on Nov. 20 as an initiative to bring recycling back to the school. “We had the idea to recycle, and they supported us with the materials, like the blue bins,” said Psychology teacher Carlo Corti, one of the key facilitators of the project. Prior to this program, Aragon had only recycled items from the front…
Located at the College of San Mateo, the Middle College program is an alternative education program provided by an agreement between CSM and the San Mateo Union High School District that allows junior and senior high school students to concurrently enroll in high school and community college courses. This program gives juniors and seniors the opportunity to finish their high school graduation credits, obtain college credit, and also have a college oriented experience as a high school student.
After noticing an uptick in cheating referrals, the administration — with the lead of Assistant Principal Lisa Warnke — is implementing a stricter academic dishonesty policy to cut down on the cheating.
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…
Aragon Band Director Troy Davis and Spanish Teacher and Co-instructional Technology Coordinator Nicole Elenz-Martin recently received education awards.
Following approximately three years of discussion, the San Mateo-Foster City School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to purchase a fourth elementary school in the Charter Square Shopping Center in Foster City.
The new Coalition Application could potentially compete with the ubiquitous Common Application in seniors’ college search.