Middle College: An alternative to high school education

November 21, 2017

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.

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The faces behind the makeup: “9 to 5” profiles

November 16, 2017

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…

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Aragon doesn’t scream spirit, but it’s here

We students often complain that Aragon has little spirit. We compare ourselves to other schools — especially a certain orange and black one — and seem to focus on the most visible manifestations of school pride, such as the number of people who dress up for spirit days or attend rallies. However, are these truly a reflection of spirit? Perhaps solving Aragon’s lack of spirit comes down to changing our…

May 25, 2017
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Students travel for summer learning experiences

August 17, 2016

Samantha Lee The pool is nothing new to freshman Samantha Lee. In the water since she was four months old, Lee attended Stanford Swim Camp to hone her swimming skills. Lee was surprised by the extensive hours of training she was thrown into at camp. Training included three swim workouts each day and two sessions of dryland to fill in the extra time. With all the exercise, Lee had to…

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Robotics begins year with challenges in membership, fundraising

October 17, 2013

Coming off the heels of a World Championship appearance last year in St. Louis, ART is hard at work preparing for the 2013-2014 year. With the many new changes the Aragon robotics team (ART) has made, there also come new challenges. On Oct. 4-5, ART entered an off-season CalGames competition held at Fremont High School. The CalGames challenge was the same as the World Championships challenge: to throw frisbees into…

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