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Advanced math students compete in AMC-8

Jenessa Hernandez, Staff Reporter

On November 3, Math Teacher Mrs.Sherry Skipper’s honors Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry classes received the opportunity to participate in AMC-8 a national mathematics competition. The American Mathematics Competition, by the Mathematical Association of America, has been providing exams for participating students for over 60 years. Skipper’s honors students have been participating since 2010.

February 21

30 students to attend overnight Catalina trip in April

Kayla Enciso, Staff Reporter

This year’s Catalina trip 30 seventh graders will get to go on an overnight trip. About 110 students turned in an essay to either Science teacher Mr. John Sprafka or Mr. Kevin Papke, explaining why they would like to go, what interested them about marine biology and Catalina, and how this trip would help their education, according to Sprafka.

February 16

Intersession program helps students stay engaged

Michelle Ramos, Media Editor

The Winter Intersession was a cross-curricular, academic review and extension program. During the program students read two biographies and prepared for the District Writing Test, as well as engaging in physical activities, conducting and analyzing science experiments, and they built a weebly, which is an website where students had the opportunity to publish their work to the web.

February 9

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The new Chromebook case – not worth the trouble!

Julie Phan, Editor-in-Chief

Personally, because of the bulkiness, holding textbooks, binders, and other items are more difficult and I am more likely to drop them. The chance of dropping them may cause impact and create damage both on books and the Chromebook.

December 12 • Comments closed

Homework should not be given on the weekend

Homework should not be given on the weekend

December 1

Staff Editorial: MacArthur needs to be prepared for emergencies

Staff Editorial: MacArthur needs to be prepared for emergencies

October 25

The ripped jeans rule needs to be changed

October 3

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Second Semester: How to Organize Your Binder!

Second Semester: How to Organize Your Binder!

Wendy Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

Organization can be difficult for students because it requires time and energy to keep all assignments in their place. On page 18 on the MacArthur Student Handbook it states, “The binder should be organized and cleaned out each day. All papers are to be 3 hole punched and placed in the appropriate section of the binder; no loose papers should be kept in the inside binder pocket.”

January 31 • Comments closed

Ambassadors of Compassion builds leaders at MacArthur

Ambassadors of Compassion builds leaders at MacArthur

December 16

Friday Schools: Changing student habits and behavior

December 16

Don’t miss: Holiday Snow Dance

December 5

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