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.
A new animal shelter will be built at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo to replace the outdated one that operated for 60 years. Construction began on Oct. 10, and the new facility is expected to open in winter 2019.
As of December 2016, California, along with 18 other states, adopted a new science curriculum called the Next Generation Science Standards, or NGSS.
In wake of recent mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas, the national debate over gun control has been reignited.
Last month, the administration implemented a new policy that requires students to wear a hall pass when leaving a classroom. According to the administration, this policy has been enforced in order to distinguish between those who leave to go to the bathroom and those who are ditching class.
Hundreds of students transported to the magical land of Oz during this year’s “Night in Oz” themed homecoming dance on Nov. 4 at the San Mateo Event Center.
Aragon presented the fall musical, “9 To 5,” from Nov. 15 to 19. The show is about three women, Violet Newstead, Doralee Rhodes and Judy Bernly, who work at Consolidated and struggle to receive respect and justice from their “sexist, egotistical, lying hypocritical bigot” boss, Franklin Hart Jr. When the three ladies have had enough, they each fantasize about killing him, and plot their revenge. Madison Bishop as Doralee Rhodes…
In a controversial decision, the Boy Scouts announced in early October that it will begin accepting girls into its organization starting in 2019.
Aragon will be organizing a new event called Challenge Day, a day-long social and emotional workshop to ignite a shift from isolation towards inclusivity and compassion.
Laura Sharp became Aragon’s new Resource Officer for the 2017-2018 school year after former resource officer Steve Bennett resigned from his position.
A series of fires broke out throughout the North Bay on Oct. 8, decimating much of the Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Mendocino, Butte and Solano counties.