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.
After a campaign and candidate convention, the freshman class council was announced on Sept. 19. The winners of the class-wide elections were Kaitlyn Duong for president, Hunter Black for vice president, Lucy Yin for secretary and Arnav Kothari for treasurer.
This year, Leadership implemented a new election system intended to improve class participation in the democratic student government. These changes to the election process include candidate conventions, live speeches and mandatory voting.
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…
Features writer Alyce Thornhill tackles the struggles of women in leadership positions. This issue includes the challenges of women in the clergy and how the “role model” effect works.
Aragon’s center court exploded into a storm of red, blue, green and yellow on May 13 at 8 p.m. The shirts became endless varieties of tie-dye. Colored powder flew from cups into the air, on clothes and in the hair of joyful students. This was Aragon’s Color Dyephoon, the last dance of the school year. The Color Dyephoon is less like a formal dance such as prom or homecoming and…
With prom being one of the most anticipated events in high school, many expectations surround the dance. To help prepare, the senior class council has a prom committee in charge of facilitating the planning and organization of prom. Preparations include booking the location, finding the right DJ and designing prom activities.
Learn about how Micki Carter went from laying out the Sunday paper by herself to being the first female managing editor of the San Mateo Times.
Homework, tests, expectations, grades. Students can often be overwhelmed by the pressure that comes from school, extracurriculars and personal issues.
On September 12, Kevin Laue, the first one armed D1 basketball player, came to speak to Aragon students about embracing themselves and creating a community focused on love and acceptance. Filmed and Edited by Tessa Ulrich Music: Adventures by A Himitsu Music provided by Audio Library Footage of Kevin Laue as a young player courtesy of trailer for “Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story”
Leadership is gradually implementing a program at Aragon called Raising Student Voice and Participation (RSVP). Through this campaign, Leadership ultimately intends to increase diversity of opinion by getting every student’s voice heard as part of a built-in plan for identifying issues on campus, sharing ideas for improvement, and narrowing these issues and ideas down so that Leadership and the Aragon community can then focus on addressing these most important topics….
Outlook editors weigh Mike Smith’s message against the way he told it.