On Feb. 20, the San Mateo Police Department notified the Aragon administration of a threat on the school at 2 p.m. The threat was later declared non-credible, but cautionary measures were taken during sixth period and throughout the day.
The boys basketball team beats Hillsdale the second time this season and extending their six game win streak.
Check out photos from Aragon’s second-ever lip dub, which saw both students and faculty clad in spirit celebrating and singing along to “Born This Way,” “We’re All in This Together” and “Say Hey.”
Former foreign diplomat Michael Armacost visited Aragon on Jan. 24 as a guest speaker to discuss the set topic of North Korea. Hosted by Aragon’s Model United Nations club, the hour-long event was held in the multipurpose room during flex and lunch, and followed a general Q&A format.
In a letter from Kevin Skelly, the San Mateo Union High School District Superintendent, the district informed Aragon staff at the beginning of November that teachers will no longer be able to regulate their classroom’s temperature due to the new sustainability policies.
When senior gymnast Natalie Yang injured her right toe in 2011, she was reluctant to let herself take time off of gymnastics to recover. “I really just didn’t want to stop doing gym, so I just took a lot of Advil and pushed through the pain,” she said. “That did not work out too well.” Because she continued practicing on an injured toe, she eventually required a second surgery. “I…
Former vice president Al Gore spoke to a sold-out Aragon theater on Dec. 7 to promote his new book, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,” as well as to discuss environmental activism.
America is currently facing an unprecedented opioid epidemic. One in 10 people over the age of 12 suffer from addiction. Drug-related deaths now stand at over 64,000 a year, making it the eighth-leading cause of death in the United States. In response, the Trump administration has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. Unfortunately, without additional funds and major reform to increase the accessibility of healthcare, there is still…
The San Mateo Civil Grand Jury has investigated the considerable health and safety concerns regarding recycled tire rubber, or “crumb rubber,” used for playground and athletic field surfaces. On July 10, the grand jury released a report urging school districts, including the San Mateo Union High School District, to stop the use of turf derived from rubber tires until an ongoing study by the Environmental Protection Agency provides further data on the health effects. Currently, the school’s football field is an artificial turf field, which has crumb rubber.
In the first edition of “Here and Clear,” a video series about the experiences of LGBTQ+ students in the Aragon community, students reflect on their initial realizations.