The Tiger's Tale

TikTok Houses

Isaiah Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2020

TikTok is an app where users create 15-sec video where to express themselves, most commonly with dance routines or lipsyncing.  Released in 2017, the success of TikTok has launched started some the careers of today's biggest ...

S.A.U.S.D. end-of-the-year activities go virtual

Alondra Cifuentes, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2020

The campus shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic changed the end of the year activities for seniors in the Santa Ana Unified School District, S.A.U.S.D.  Fortunately for the graduating high school class, many traditions c...

Change the ripped jeans policy

Emily Martinez-Herrera, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

One constant at MacArthur, and probably every other school, is that students get punished for breaking dress code rules.  Imagine walking through the school and a teacher looking at your ripped jeans. He/she then proceeds to ...

The Mandalorian has an outstanding first season

Jamie Colchado and Nathan Jo, Staff Reporters

February 26, 2020

On November 12, Disney plus premiered a new series set in the Star Wars Universe, The Mandalorian.  The show is about a mercenary bounty hunter who is trying to survive in the universe following the events of The Return of the Jedi....

HSMTMTS is a great new Disney+ show

Valeria Flores and Isaiah Martinez, Staff Reporters

February 19, 2020

With the launch of Disney+, one new series that viewers can enjoy is High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. The first season is about a group of students and their drama teacher who put on a production of High School Musical...

Why are students dancing on campus? Tik Tok!

Yesley Ortiz and Janessa Morales, Staff Reporters

February 17, 2020

Yamilet Barrera walks around the campus waving her hands, moving her body to a rhythm only she can hear.  Yamilet talks to her friends, still moving her arms, her hands, her shoulders. In class, she sits in her seat using the ...

Boys Basketball goes 3-1, finishes third overall

Isaiah Martinez and Yelsey Ortiz, Staff Reporters

February 17, 2020

The MacArthur boys basketball team competed in the district tournament at Saddleback High School on January 11. They finished in third place with a record of 3-1.   After games against Romero Cruz Academy, Lathrop Intermediate, V...

Boys Volleyball finishes sixth

Rodrigo Rivera and Hannah Gurrola, Photo Editor and Staff Reporter

February 17, 2020

On February 1, the MacArthur boys volleyball competed against other SAUSD schools in the Intermediate School tournament and placed sixth overall with a 2-4 record, playing against Esqueda K-8, Carr Intermediate, Heninger K-8, and...

MacArthur Street Hockey finishes fourth in their first tournament

Joseph Tran and Kimora Tuipala, Photo Editor and Staff Reporter

February 17, 2020

The inaugural MacArthur Hockey Team took fourth place in the Santa Ana Unified School District Hockey Tournament.  The 15-player team was coached by P.E. Teacher Mr. Tim Fredericksen and had six weeks to prepare for the tourna...

The Great Kindness Challenge supports a friendly campus

Marcela Sosa and Leanne Tellez, Staff Reporters

February 17, 2020

At the end of every January, the counselors promoted kindness in students by participating in The Great Kindness Challenge.  The campaign was held in the quad and in the corridor next to the library.  Throughout the week, Counselors...

Students take the annual District Writing Assessment

Melanie Vargas, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2020

MacArthur students completed the District Writing Assessment on January 22-24.  Students tested in their Language Arts classes and were given a prompt to read, respond to in a complete, typed essay.  The District Writing Assessment...

Pep Rallies build spirit and recognition before tournaments

Yamilet Barrera and Pranju Pandey, Staff Reporters

February 17, 2020

A.S.B., Assistant principal Mr. Steve Bayouk, Counselor Mrs. Laurie Tristan and the coaches organized the Pep Rally for the hockey and volleyball team before their tournament on February 1.  The Pep Rally was to build spirit a...

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