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Aragon athletes meet CCS playoff challenges

CCS

As the fall sports season draws to a close, some of Aragon’s teams finished their season with one last push in the CCS playoffs. Six of Aragon’s top female golfers went to the CCS tournament on Nov. 2. With their win at PALs, they ended their season with a combined team score of 579on the Rancho Canada Golf Club in Carmel Valley, leaving them in tenth place.

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Bandwagon fans in the sports scene

Bandwagon

“It was really exciting when the Warriors made the playoffs for the first time in a while. I hadn’t really paid much attention to them before, but in the sixth grade [once they made the playoffs] I got really into the spirit and started following the players,” says sophomore Sam Bunarjo. “Since then I haven’t been following them as closely because they haven’t been doing as well. But I’m still definitely a fan.”

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Allies in the fight for equality

GSA

In response to recent gay suicides nationwide, the Gay-Straight Alliance participated in a nation-wide campaign called Purple Shirt Wednesday on October 20. Students came to school with purple shirts, pants, shoes, or bags. Purple Shirt Wednesday was during Ally Week, which according to junior Jesenia Garcia-Rovetta, “is dedicated to the LGBT and straight alliance, and is a great time for people not in the GSA to say they support people of any sexual identity”.

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Sixth international food fair teaches about diversity at Aragon

Food

Aragon’s 6th annual International Food Fair was held on Friday, October 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the large gym. It featured foods from China, India, Korea, Mexico, the Philippines, El Salvador, Greece, Guatemala, France, Peru, Italy and the Pacific Islands. Assistant principal Joe Mahood says, “The International Food Fair is a gathering where students and parents alike from different ethnic groups can share their cuisine with the rest of the school.”

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Adopt-an-Angel Campaign

Adopt

On November 9, a deadly gas explosion ripped through San Bruno, displacing hundreds of people. However, it was not only people who were affected by the incident; animals and pets were displaced as well. The animals that were lucky enough to escape have been since taken in by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), a non-profit organization that helps to protect animals that are in danger. Upon hearing about the situation, Aragon students decided to start the Adopt-an-Angel campaign.

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Aragon students inspire math skills at local middle schools

AML

Headed by senior Amrit Saxena, the Aragon Mathematical Talent Development Committee (MTDC), a club that fosters mathematical abilities in middle school students, plans to hold a math competition to encourage the celebration and continued development of their math skills. The Aragon Math League (AML) competition screens more than 300 students for seats at the Aragon Math Marathon (AM2), the math competition scheduled for January 7, 2011.

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Election follow-up: what it means for the future

Election

While a large portion of the country went red on election day, California represented a decisive win for Democrats, with both gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown and senatorial candidate Barbara Boxer winning their respective positions. Along with these wins, Democrat San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom won the position of Lieutenant Governor, and Debra Bowen was re-elected as Secretary of State.

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