Aragon’s CTE program is more important than you may think

August 17, 2016

Friends, classes and construction noise. Another school year at Aragon has started. As focus shifts from summer relaxation to academics, there is a relatively new requirement that students must consider when planning out their four years at Aragon: Career Technical Education. Many of you have heard about Aragon’s Career Technical Education (CTE) program. It has courses covering photography, videography, biotechnology, engineering technology, computer science and nutrition/culinary arts. The goal of…


Open mind, open palette

I love Chinese food — fried rice, chow mein, and dumplings included — but I also love stir fry noodles, braised brisket, and fried egg with soy sauce. When I brought those last three foods lovingly contained in a thermos to elementary school, my eyes were met with scrunched up noses and curious glances from my peers. I can’t remember their exact words, but the feelings of shame and embarrassment…

May 26, 2016