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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Aragon puts on third-annual Color Dyephoon

May 19, 2017

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…

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Students prepare for prom in an “Enchanted Garden”

April 20, 2017

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.

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Kevin Laue Visits Aragon

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”

September 15, 2016
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Leadership kicks off RSVP program

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….

August 17, 2016
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Formal escapes to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

February 24, 2016

On Saturday, Feb. 13, students arrived at Hogwarts where they experienced magic and wizardry at this year’s winter formal. Based on the bestselling novels by J.K. Rowling, the annual Winter Formal was hosted at the Fox Theater. In comparison to homecoming and prom, the formal dance is the least attended and has even been cancelled in the past. However, this year’s dance held the record for highest formal attendance with…

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Aragon films first ever school-wide lip dub

Aragon films first ever school-wide lip dub By Jack Loar and Stefany Zagorov Aragon’s students, teachers, and faculty came together to demonstrate their unique talents and interests while singing along to Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars.” Aragon’s first-ever lip dub was hosted by Leadership on Friday, Jan. 8, and featured various teams, groups, and clubs from around the Aragon community. The lip dub was Renaissance Leadership’s monthly event for…

January 24, 2016
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