The Tiger's Tale

Wonder is a movie worth seeing

Wendy Rodriguez, Managing Editor

March 20, 2018

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DIRECTOR: Stephen Chbosky CAST: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Bryce Gheisar, Daveed Diggs, Millie Davis, Izabela Vidovic, Danielle Rose Russell, Elle McKinnon, Mandy Patinkin, Sônia Braga, Noah Jupe Time: ...

Girls soccer competes on Saturday, March 17

Celest Rivas, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018

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The girls soccer team will put in all their effort to win in this year’s tournament on March 17 at Greenville Fundamental Elementary School.  “I hope we make it out of our pool, meet Mendez in the finals and get our sweet...

MacArthur Science Fair students advance to the county competition

Wendy Rodriguez, Managing Editor

March 9, 2018

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“I would like to find a way to get the entire school involved with Science Fair,” said sixth grade Science and AVID teacher Ms. Valerie Armstrong On February 2, Armstrong's science classes and students who joined the cl...

MacArthur students contribute to the Nation’s Report Card by participating in the N.A.E.P.

Autymn Marine, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

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On January 31, 2018, the National Assessment of Educational Progress, N.A.E.P., test was held in the P.A.R. during two sessions, at 8:00 and 10:00AM.  Only a small sample of eighth graders took the test.   The tests were ...

Eighth graders informed about the risk of losing privileges

James Mariscal, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

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On January 16, eighth grade students attended the eighth grade assembly in the PAR.  The purpose of the assembly was to motivate the students to strive to succeed and to understand that there will be consequences for their bad...

The District Writing Assessment gauges students’ argumentative writing

Mariana Garcia, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

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On January 25 and 26 all students took the District Writing Assessment, or D.W.A.  The D.W.A. measures students’ writing skill and was administered through language arts classes during a block schedule. Depending on the ...

Lunchtime assembly warns students about drug and alcohol abuse

Leesa Lazaro, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

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Counselors Mrs. Laurie Tristan and Ms. Cristine Silva held an assembly on Thursday, January 25 at lunch in the P.A.R. for awareness about National Drug and Alcohol Facts week. “In the future, for future lunch assemblies, we hope all stude...

All students attend assembly on transcripts

Sofia De Loera, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

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Counselors Ms. Christine Silva and Mrs. Laurie Tristan organized a Classroom Guidance Lesson assembly during social studies classes towards the end of the first semester.  Each grade had a different topic and date for the assembly...

Dance Club expands on popular P.E. unit

Lilliana Ibarra, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

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“I enjoy making opportunities available,” said P.E Teacher Mr. Tim Fredericksen.  With 30 students, the Dance Club has slowly been growing larger.  Fredericksen began the club to expand the lessons originally taught in P.E.,...

The MacArthur cafeteria needs a salad bar

February 12, 2018

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There are lots of food choices in the world; however, students are captive to the cafeteria when at school.  To that end, MacArthur should get better food!  It is true that the cafeteria menu does change every day, and many...

Medical Detective students receive dissection as an early holiday gift

Mauricio Martinez, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

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“The sheep dissection was more fun than disgusting.  I learned a lot from it,” said seventh-grader Adrian Navarro. During the week of December 16-22, Dr. Russ Hill’s three Medical Detective classes had to dissect a she...

Code Academy teaches students valuable career skills

Francisco Palmero, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

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Science Teacher Mrs. Valerie Armstrong started Code Academy, which occurs on campus Saturday mornings from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM to teach students how to code using Code.Org course system. Coding is the act of an individual o...

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