The purpose of National History Day is to get kids to learn history and to be motivated. The months through October and February History Teacher Mr. John De Gree’s second period class have been working to complete a project board and a dramatic presentation to perform to the school.
“The key t...
A winning display on Malala Yousafzai stands will move on to the county National History Day competition.
On January 24, 2017 the Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education approved the 2017-18 calendar. Next year's calendar had significant changes including moving the first day of instruction to August 14, 2017, ending the school year May 31, limiting Thanksgiving break to three days, and reducing Winter Break from three weeks to two. READ MORE »»
The 2017-18 SAUSD school calendar reflects earlier start and end dates as well as limited Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks.
Wearing khaki shorts, a white shirt, and a hat with a clipboard in his hand, P.E. Teacher Mr. Patrick Evans dutifully takes role by checking the rows of students in front of him. He excuses his class to run around the big bowl before beginning his lesson for the day.
Evans, a seventeen year veteran of...
For the second time at MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate, the A.O.C program also known as the Ambassadors of Compassion has begun a cohort. A.O.C. is a national organization that offers community members the opportunity to build leadership and compassion among students. At MacArthur, there are six different groups who meet, and each group has about 12 student members. Members attend once a week, depending on their mentor, and the program culminates in a service project. In the first cohort, which occurred during the Fall semester, the service projects included a beach clean up and a fundraising pizza party.
For the sixth year, all eighth graders will attend their future high school on March 22 . Only the eighth graders that are attending a Santa Ana Unified School District will be able to visit their high schools for a campu...
The week of March 6 through March 10 all schools in Santa Ana Unified School District competed in the Breakfast Challenge. The Breakfast Challenge is an encouragement campaign for students to begin school with breakfast. The rules are simple: 90% of students just have to go to breakfast or nutrition, and MacArthur would win a BBQ. According to Cafeteria Supervisor Mrs. Celina Vargas, the purpose of the breakfast challenge is to increase the participation of students and make sure the students have a healthy start to the day.
Students of MacArthur are given the choice to eat breakfast, nutrition, and lunch Monday -Friday. Different lunches are served every single day, except for Wednesday when students get the option of eating pizza: supreme, pepperoni, or cheese.
MacArthur’s boy baseball season began March 11 with a game against Spurgeon Intermediate. The boys won 28-0 beginning the season where last season ended: resounding victory. The new coach is Program Leader Anthony Estis. He has coached for three years.