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Pentathlon begins the 2016-17 season

Autymn Marine, Staff Reporter

Counselors Mrs.Laurie Tristan and Ms. Christine Silva have been gathering students since October for the annual pentathlon competition. They already have 27 student participants: nine sixth graders, nine seventh graders, and nine eighth graders. The annual Pentathlon competition will be held at Bolsa Grande High School in Garden Grove, California in the Spring.

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Dec 2

MacArthur students take online benchmark exam for language arts

Natalie Sanchez, Staff Reporter

For the third straight year, MacArthur took the language arts benchmark exam, according to Language Arts Teacher Mr. Greg Celestino. This year, the test was taken online on October 11. The purpose of taking this test was to practice extended responses, which means that answers were meant for long responses like paragraphs.

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Dec 2

Model Congress continues its 16 year tradition for eighth-grade history classes

Model Congress continues its 16 year tradition for eighth-grade history classes

Aaliyah Canales, Staff Reporter

During the week of November 28-December 7, eighth grade students dressed up and participated in Model Congress. The purpose of Model Congress was for the students to have a better understanding on how the federal government and U.S. Congress works.

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Dec 1

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Homework should not be given on the weekend

Homework should not be given on the weekend

Jessie Cao, Photo Editor

Imagine coming out of school and expecting to make plans for the weekend once you get home. When you walk through your front door, you are distraught and remember about your homework that is due on Monday. Due to your homework you are homebound and the days where you were supposed to be relaxed are ruined.

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Dec 1 • Comments closed

  • Staff Editorial: MacArthur needs to be prepared for emergencies October 25, 2016
  • The ripped jeans rule needs to be changed October 3, 2016

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Don’t miss: Holiday Snow Dance

Kayla Enciso, Staff Reporter

Mark your calendars, students, because the Ugly Christmas Sweater Dance is coming up and you don't want to miss it! It's on December 16, don't forget! Tickets will be sold for seven dollars, and the dance will be from 3:00-5:00 PM.

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Dec 5 • Comments closed

Hippocrates Circle encourages students into the medical profession

November 29, 2016

Boardrider’s continues popularity

Boardrider’s continues popularity

November 28, 2016

Veteran’s Day Assembly Slideshow

Veteran’s Day Assembly Slideshow

November 17, 2016

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