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Segerstrom High School invites eighth graders and parents for evening orientation

Natalie Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017

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The counseling staff at Segerstrom high school put together a high school orientation on March 13, 2017, which was 10 days prior to the March 22 high school visitation day for all eighth grade students. The evening orientation allowed counselors to have direct communication with parents and students, simultaneously.

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MacArthur earns Gold Ribbon

Wendy Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017

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On Monday March 20, 2017 the Gold Ribbon Committee visited MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate School.  The Gold Ribbon committee is a group from the Orange County Department of Education and they verified MacArthur deserved th...

National Counseling Week puts student learning front and center

Wendy Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2017

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MacArthur celebrated National Counseling Week from February 6-10, as determined by The American School Counselor Association.  Counselors Ms. Christine Silva and Mrs. Laurie Tristan oversaw a series of activities to teach students...

Power Rangers was not a great movie

Marcus Onofre, Managing Editor

April 14, 2017

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Although not for everyone, this movie was a new and improved version of the 90’s Mighty Morphing Power Rangers. The actors do a great job, especially Naomi Scott, who plays the Pink Ranger, and Dacre Montgomery, who plays the Red Ranger. Also, Elizabeth Banks puts in a solid performance as Rita Repulsa. Compared to the TV show, all the acting and performances were much improved.

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Let students into the back of campus!

Frida Ramirez, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2017

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On March 10, Principal Mr. David Casper, Assistant principals Mr. Ray Gonzales and Mr. Craig Johnson made a temporary rule prohibiting students from walking around the blacktop at lunch.  The new rule excludes students who are ...

Second Awards Assembly rewards and recognizes hundreds of students

Wendy Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2017

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On Thursday March 16, 2017 the second awards assembly was held in the quad after second period. Tristan spent about three days planning this event. The office aides and some teachers helped out to count pencils and to separate awards in piles so they can be given to first period teachers including the Honor Roll, Principal's List, and VIP.

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How to make slime!

AJ Mercado, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2017

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WARNING!  Only attempt the following directions under the supervision of  a responsible adult (like a science teacher!)  Be Careful and not get any of the ingredients in your hair, clothes, shoes, or floor.  Keep the slime in...

Letters to the Editor – April

April 11, 2017

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Thank you to everyone who wrote a letter to the editor in February and March!  We appreciate your involvement with The Tiger's Tale.  We started a new thread for April letters to the editor on this page.  Please keep them coming. What...

Responding to Letters to the Editor

Josh Trevino, Coverage Editor

April 11, 2017

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Thank you so much for all the letters to the editor!  We would like to take the time to respond to three of your letters below: On February 22, Patrick Nguyen wrote: When it comes to good writing, the first thing that comes...

Eighth graders put President Andrew Jackson on Trial

Michelle Ramos, Media Editor

April 11, 2017

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All eighth graders who are enrolled in Chee’s honors classes are participating in a trial to get an in depth look and help determine whether Andrew Jackson was guilty or not in the Trail of Tears. The students evaluate the president through research and facts. The trial will last 2-3 weeks, depending on how each class progresses individually.

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New fidget toys prove a fun way to help students concentrate

Julie Phan, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2017

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Have you wondered what are those things students have been spinning in their hands occasionally throughout the halls or during passing time? Those are fidget spinners. These types of fidget toys are made up of a variety of materials, models, sizes, and colors and have become an ongoing trend this year, creating a positive influence on students in the classroom and elsewhere.

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MacArthur PFO hosted second skate night of the year

Nayeli Robles, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017

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On Friday March 10, from 6:00 to 8:30, the MacArthur PFO (Parent Faculty Organization), ran a crazy-hair day skate night in Fountain Valley Skating Center. This idea was brought from parent of a MacArthur student from Jim Thorpe Elementary School and PFO President Mrs. Becky Clevenger.

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